Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 166,000 employees and about 70 plants worldwide, the company’s automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford’s products, please visit www.ford.com.
The Fowlerville Proving Ground was created to provide a complete testing and development center that could be tailored to the particular needs of auto manufacturers and suppliers. Open year-round, the facility can be rented in whole or part, with services and accommodations provided according to customer need and budget requirements.
FT Techno's world class test tracks are meticulously maintained to ensure consistent, repeatable test results. Open year-round, tracks are available for shared or exclusive use and provide a variety of testing services including vehicle performance evaluations, durability mileage accumulation, NHTSA NCAP testing, and more.
General Motors Co. and its partners produce vehicles in 30 countries, and the company has leadership positions in the world’s largest and fastest-growing automotive markets. GM, its subsidiaries and joint venture entities sell vehicles under the Chevrolet, Cadillac, Baojun, Buick, GMC, Holden, Jiefang, Opel, Vauxhall and Wuling brands. More information on the company and its subsidiaries, including OnStar, a global leader in vehicle safety, security and information services, can be found at http://www.gm.com.
With a distinctive combination of premier scholars, international reach and multidisciplinary achievement, the College of Engineeringis a global leader in engineering education and research. The College is flourishing, with current highlights that include:
Renovation and expansion of the Lurie Nanofabrication Facility, a premier laboratory space of its kind
Establishment of the Center for Entrepreneurship, a new venture designed to empower student entrepreneurs
Creation of the Michigan Memorial Phoenix Energy Institute, a new University-wide energy initiative that will enable the College, corporate partners and local governments to lead the nation in developing alternative energy sources
Resource growth, as a result of the $300-million Progress & Promise: 150th Anniversary Campaign
Please visit the College of Engineering website to learn more about the many great opportunities Michigan Engineering has to offer.
Opel is one of Europe’s largest automakers. It was founded by Adam Opel in 1862 in Rüsselsheim, Germany. Opel and its British sister brand Vauxhall sell over one million vehicles annually. Headquartered in Rüsselsheim, the company has 11 plants and four development and test centers in eight European countries. Opel employs around 34,500 people in Europe, with more than 16,500 in Germany. Opel and Vauxhall are present in over 50 countries. In 2014 Opel/Vauxhall sold 1.095 million passenger cars and light commercial vehicles worldwide.
Plasan Carbon Composites has established itself as the leading supplier of carbon fiber mass reduction solutions to automotive OEMs.
Plasan is an engineering-driven Tier 1 supplier of cost-competitive, carbon fiber parts designed for mass reduction in low and mid-volume platforms.
Plasan is introducing carbon fiber to mass production through aggressive research and development, proactive development of engineered solutions and automated manufacturing processes.
From its modest beginnings as a small machine shop at the back of a Ford dealership, Powers & Sons, LLC has evolved into a multinational, state-of-the-art, full-service supplier employing over 300 people in the United States and Mexico. In 2002, sales exceeded $100 million, and Powers & Sons, LLC was formed to better position the company for the challenges of the new millennium. As a premier designer and provider of machined steering and suspension components, systems and assemblies, Powers & Sons, LLC markets and sells its products to Original Equipment Manufacturers and is a tier 2 provider to other tier 1 suppliers. With its highly-qualified, full-service design and development staff, an industry-leading Lean Manufacturing philosophy, and flexible equipment capabilities, Powers & Sons, LLC has excess production capacity to support increased sales.
Roush is a leading supplier of automotive engineering, development and manufacturing services. We are the world’s largest supplier of integrated motorsports marketing services, and we manufacture and market performance vehicles, crate motors and vehicle components. Headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, Roush employs more than 2,000 people in over 50 locations throughout North America, Mexico, Germany and the UK.
At Technique, we are prototyping performance. The ability to take a good idea and shape it into something real and practical moves your company forward. We want you to move forward quickly at Technique. Technique, Inc. produces parts the way our customers need them: rapidly and with absolute precision and repeatability. Since 1991, over 300 customers around the globe have trusted our company to make prototypes that soon became the future of their company. Technique applies many of the principles of racing to our business: precision, speed, performance, technology, and teamwork.
VI-grade is the leading provider of best-in-class software products and services for advanced applications in the field of system level simulation. VI-grade, established in 2005, delivers innovative solutions to streamline the development process from concept to sign-off in the transportation industry, mainly automotive, aerospace, motorcycle, motorsports and railways. With office locations in Germany, Italy, UK, Japan, China, and the USA, and a worldwide channel network of 20 trusted partners, VI-grade is a dynamic and growing company with a highly skilled technical team.
VI-grade AG, subsidiary of VI-grade and located in Swizterland, is responsible for the distribution of VI-grade’s Driving Simulation technology on a worldwide basis.