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Toyota, the world’s top automaker and creator of the Prius and the Mirai fuel cell vehicle, is committed to building vehicles for the way people live through our Toyota, Lexus and Scion
brands. Over the past 50 years, we’ve built more than 30 million cars and trucks in North America, where we operate 14 manufacturing plants (10 in the U.S.) and directly employ more than 44,000 people (more than 34,000 in the U.S.). Our 1,800 North American dealerships (1,500 in the U.S.) sold more than 2.8 million cars and trucks (nearly 2.5 million in the U.S.) in 2015 – and about 80 percent of all Toyota vehicles sold over the past 20 years are still on the road today.
About Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation is the state’s marketing arm and lead advocate for business development, job awareness and community development with the focus on growing Michigan’s economy. PlanetM is the MEDC’s partnership of mobility organizations and communities working together on the research, development and deployment of mobility technologies driving the future. We represent community, education, industry, research and government agencies that are aligned to deliver tomorrow’s transportation technology economy. For more information on PlanetM, visit www.PlanetM.com
. For more information on the MEDC, visit: www.MichiganBusiness.org
About Global Automakers
The Association of Global Automakers represents international motor vehicle manufacturers, original equipment suppliers and other automotive-related trade associations. The Association works with industry leaders, legislators, and regulators to create the kind of public policy that improves vehicle safety, encourages technological innovation and protects the planet. Global Automakers supports policies that ensure a competitive automotive marketplace and encourage investment, manufacturing and job growth in America.
About State Farm
State Farm’s® mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams. We are people who make it our business to be like a good neighbor; who built a premier company by selling and keeping promises through our marketing partnership; who bring diverse talents and experiences to our work of serving the State Farm customer.
Lyft is the official rideshare partner of the Washington Auto Show! Ride with Lyft and enjoy door-to-door service that’s safe, affordable, and on-demand. New to Lyft? Download the app and use code DCAUTO18 for $5 off your next 2 rides!
SpotHero is the nation’s leading parking reservation app to book convenient and affordable parking, whether it’s for an event, commute to work or even airport parking. Since launching in 2011, SpotHero has been paving the way for millions of drivers to easily find affordable parking at more than 5,000 garages, lots, and valets in major U.S. cities. As the #1 downloaded parking reservation app, SpotHero provides easy parking for all, one spot at a time.
About Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA)
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and its four specialized divisions comprise a leading international trade association in the fast-changing mobility industry. Representing vehicle suppliers that manufacture and remanufacture components, technologies, and systems for use in passenger cars and heavy trucks, MEMA works to ensure that the marketplace and public policy support the development of advanced, transformative technologies that enable safer, smarter, and more efficient vehicles. By directly employing more than 871,000 Americans and generating a total employment impact of 4.26 million jobs, MEMA’s member companies are part of the largest sector of manufacturing jobs in the U.S. MEMA’s members are represented through four divisions: Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA), Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA), and Original Equipment Suppliers Association.
About The Hill The Hill is a top US political website, read by the White House and more lawmakers than any other site – vital for policy, politics and election campaigns. Its extensive staff of highly qualified contributors includes journalists, former regulators, analysts, military and political figures.
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About Auto Alliance
The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Auto Alliance) is the voice for a united auto industry. We are committed to developing and implementing constructive solutions to public policy challenges that promote sustainable mobility and benefit society in the areas of environment, energy and motor vehicle safety.
About American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM)
American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) AFPM is a trade association representing high-tech American manufacturers whose membership is comprised of virtually the entire U.S. supply of gasoline and diesel. Daily, AFPM member companies fuel millions of cars inexpensively and cleanly, as well as create the petrochemicals that enhance the safety, efficiency and longevity of cars and automobiles. AFPM members make modern life possible and keep America moving and growing as they meet the needs of our communities, strengthen economic and national security, and support over 3 million American jobs.
The Washington Auto Show’s longtime general services contractor, Hargrove, produces some of the most complex trade shows, events and exhibits on the world stage including the last 5 global summits hosted by the U.S., the past 17 presidential inaugurals and the National Christmas Tree. Hargrove is the third largest general contractor in the U.S. and a woman owned company located minutes from downtown Washington, DC.
The sole purpose of the National Automobile Dealers Association is to serve and represent the franchised new car and truck dealers, their managers and employees. The Association has two main goals. To protect and enhance the franchise system and forcefully communicate dealer views and concerns to all branches of the federal government, to manufacturers and to the public, and to strengthen the financial position of members as retailers through professional programs and services that improve the business skills of management personnel and the technical capabilities of non-management employees.
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combines the power of traditional television and premium digital video advertising to reach audiences through high-quality content any time, on any device. Our approach is both broad and targeted which means your audience is hand-picked to get your message, and won’t miss the opportunity to check out your business. For more information visit comcastspotlight.com or call us at 1 (888) 877-9799.
About Cox Automotive
Transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars. With more than 40,000 clients in 100+ countries around the world, we strive to understand your needs by pairing our insights and research with your business goals — delivering inspired results to bridge the gap between consumers, manufacturers, dealers and lenders at every stage of the automotive experience.
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About RBC Wealth Management
RBC Wealth Management offers a full suite of banking, investment, asset management, trust, insurance, credit/lending and other wealth management solutions. The Keats Group is a wealth management practice with over 50 years of combined experience based in Chevy Chase, MD that specializes in providing attentive service and customized strategies to help you accomplish your financial goals.
About Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram, P.C.
Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram, P.C. is a Washington, DC-based law firm with a unique flair. We apply our experience, infuse our passion, and deliver solutions for our clients in the areas of business, construction, real estate and commercial litigation. Years of practice in big firms have shaped our depth of knowledge in precise areas of law, but we’ve chosen a boutique environment for a reason: we like our clients and our clients like us, and we’ve learned that working the way they need us to translates into success for them and us. It is a realization gained from true experience.
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