Located in the heart of the North American automotive marketplace, Northwest Ohio provides immediate access to manufacturers and suppliers across the industry. Home to the world-famous Jeep Wrangler, the most productive transmission plant in the country, and a nationally recognized workforce, the Toledo/Northwest Ohio region has rightly earned designation as the No. 1 automotive supplier in North America. Throughout Northwest Ohio and across the state, Ohio offers an innovative ecosystem offering next-generation resources and collaborative partners investing in ongoing connected and autonomous vehicle research, development and testing.
Northwest Ohio Automotive Industry – Quick Facts
Automotive workforce exceeding 45,000
Located just 45 miles from Detroit
450,000+ Jeep Wranglers produced annually
$1 billion+ invested in GM-Powertrain over last 7 years
Ohio is the No. 1 producer and supplier of automotive components/materials for automotive industry
Ohio is the second largest U.S. automotive state