Industry Analyst -- Fuel Economy
Erin researches and reports on fuel-economy trends and environmental regulations.
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The Federal Reserve, with Wards Intelligence, brought together experts to discuss economics, policy changes and other influences on the automotive industry.
Full electrification is in our future, but hybrids are having a big impact of fuel-economy gains now.
Low gas prices supported high demand for utility vehicles and ICE-powered vehicles.
All automakers had a positive credit balance.
BEV sales declined in the car segment, but hit record share in CUVs.
Despite some product delays or cancellations, the U.S. market will offer enough BEV models to customers, who generally are open to researching a variety of options, and bring significant growth in share and volume next year.