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Podcast: Howes on auto town revival

Detroit News Columnist Daniel Howes and Michigan Radio are partners in weekly essays examining what's hot in Michigan business and politics – and what it all means. This week, Howes says there’s growing evidence that southeast Michigan’s auto towns are cool again. Credit the politics of the day, sure. But credit also a growing sense of obligation on the part of a new generation of leaders – and a belief that automakers in the heartland can succeed in an Auto 2.0 world with roots deeply planted in places that delivered the world Auto 1.0 It’s good business.