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Haig Stoddard

Senior Industry Analyst - Forecasting

Haig focuses on market analysis and future vehicle trends.

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September U.S. Light-Vehicle Inventory Dented by GM Strike-Related Shutdowns (Revised)

The initial outlook for October U.S. light-vehicle sales projects a 17.2 million-unit seasonally adjusted annual rate, same as September but below like-2018’s 17.5 million.
Market Analysis

September U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales Decline After August Surge But Outdo Expectations

September's seasonally adjusted annual rate totaled 17.2 million units, slightly below like-2018’s 17.3 million, and leaving the year-to-date SAAR at 17.0 million, compared with 9-months 2018’s 17.1 million.
Market Analysis

UAW Strike Skewers Third-Quarter North America Output

If the UAW strike continues into October, GM production losses would average an estimated 12,400 per working day, or 68,500 per week.

Market Analysis

September U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales Forecast at 16.9 Million-Unit SAAR, Close to YTD Trend

Because of the rare occurrence of the Labor Day weekend included in Augusts results this year, September's sales volume will severely decline year-over-year, even if the seasonally adjusted annual rate matches year-ago's 17.3 million.
Market Analysis

Outlook Q3 2019: Surveys - Consumer and Industry Trends in Conflict

Fullsize truck demand is roaring in the face of rising fuel prices and a declining market. Yet two Wards surveys of powertrain experts and auto engineers say the industry is investing heavily in electrification. Even so, a growing majority of engineers and designers say this investment will not be enough to meet current Federal CAFE standards. A panel of Wards editors will walk attendees through the data and shed light on the confusion. – Presented by Editors and Analysts from Wards Intelligence and WardsAuto.
Electrification Business Strategy

Outlook Q3 2019: Wards Intelligence Barometer - Third and Fourth Quarter of 2019

This presentation shows Wards Intelligence and LMC North American sales and production data and forecasts for the third and fourth quarters of 2019 – Presented by Haig Stoddard, Senior Industry Analyst, Wards Intelligence.
Market Analysis
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