Unprecedented growth and change in the automotive industry are pushing suppliers to make daunting and expensive moves. Are you balancing competing priorities to make smart investment decisions? We’re here to help you focus on the right things — to help simplify an increasingly complex world.
Suppliers have relied on our automotive advisors for more than 90 years. As experts in manufacturing accounting and consulting, we’ll take a holistic view of your business, offer unparalleled industry expertise, and tailor our approach to your needs. Our practice serves more than 500 supplier clients spanning 40 different countries, with engagements ranging from audit, tax, and strategic planning, to ERP, international strategy, restructuring and transformation, and mergers and acquisitions.
Areas of Focus
Tax reform for manufacturers: Uncovering opportunities
Seven Point Cybersecurity assessment
Seven specific areas to evaluate how you're protecting your information
Future of mobility
Revenue recognition: Are manufacturers covering all the bases?
Global strategies for auto suppliers
Navigating tax reform: Critical insights for manufacturersTax reform will reveal challenges and opportunities for manufacturers. Effectively navigating the changes will require implementation strategies, planning approaches, and an action plan to optimize your tax position. Join our tax reform webinar to gain these critical insights.
Revenue recognition: Are manufacturers covering all the bases?Join Plante Moran's revenue recognition experts as we highlight the impacts on common industry practices that could significantly challenge manufacturers.
ACG Chicago's 6th Annual Middle Market Manufacturing Investment ConferencePlante Moran is proud to be a platinum sponsor at ACG Chicago’s 6th Annual Middle Market Manufacturing Investment Conference on February 27.
19th West Michigan Automotive Suppliers SymposiumJoin us at the annual West Michigan Automotive Suppliers Symposium.
Automotive Thought Leadership
International tax reform: A look at provisions affecting multinational businesses
Concerned tax reform will affect your international business? Here’s what you need to know right now in order to prepare for the changes.
Manufacturers and tax reform: Planning for 2018 and beyondTax reform under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) will change how manufacturers conduct tax planning for the 2018 tax year and beyond. Addressing these six key areas can help optimize your tax position going forward.
Tax reform and your 2017 taxes: What should manufacturers know?
The recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has implications for all manufacturers, and the window of opportunity for many planning ideas is short. Assess the impact of tax reform on your businesses' tax positions immediately.
Revenue recognition guide for manufacturing and distributionThe implementation date for the new revenue recognition standard is fast-approaching. Use our revenue recognition guide for manufacturers and distributors guide to help you prepare.
Our clients say
Our Plante Moran consultant is a trusted, highly respected, and integral part of our organization. He is our expert on industry and market issues and consistently delivers top value while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and integrity.
We understand what drives the automotive industry. Our multidisciplinary team of over 350 automotive specialists can provide the insights you need to meet demand, innovate, and compete globally. On average, our partners have more than 20 years of experience serving both original equipment and aftermarket suppliers.
These partners are recognized automotive industry thought leaders, regularly presenting at key industry conferences and contributing to major business and trade media outlets. Experience what it feels like to work with a true expert – one with the knowledge, experience, and resources to meet your goals.