Ohio’s a Living Lab for Smart Mobility Research, Development and Testing
Ohio is the ideal location for researchers, developers and manufacturers to create, test, make, deploy and commercialize self-driving and connected vehicle technologies.
There’s really no better place than Ohio when it comes to smart mobility. With an unmatched combination of assets and resources, Ohio is the perfect place for companies involved in developing, testing and making new automotive and transportation technologies. For starters:
- Ohio has a strong automotive industry known for driving innovation.
- Ohio has a competitive business climate with a favorable tax structure and a regulatory environment, which are both conducive to innovations in smart mobility.
- Ohio’s geography, location, weather conditions and mix of urban and rural areas provide a diverse landscape for researchers and manufacturers to test and develop smart mobility technologies.
- Ohio has the automotive, engineering, manufacturing and IT talent needed to drive smart mobility innovations.
In addition to those assets, Ohio has several smart resources that position the state as a proving grounds for next-generation technologies that will enable a safer and more efficient transportation future. From the Transportation Research Center and Smart Columbus to OSU’s Center for Automotive Research and the state’s various open-road testing sites for autonomous and connected vehicles, Ohio’s concentration of smart mobility resources is at your fingertips.