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Outlook Q3 2021: Wards Intelligence Barometer

Haig Stoddard, Principal Forecaster, Forecast & Analytics, Wards Intelligence presents the September 2021 North America Barometer will review the current sales and production outlooks for the rest of 2021 and Q1-2022, as well as summarize the impact on sales and production still being caused by ongoing supply chain disruptions, spurred mostly by the global shortage of microchips. The presentation also will dwell deeper into answering questions related to the timing of when the industry can get production and inventory in sync with strong demand; what is driving rising sales and how long growth can last; and how well each major manufacturer is handling the supply-chain disruptions.

Market Analysis

North America Platform by Plant Production Forecast - 2021-2023

North America light vehicle production forecast by vehicle type and country; by manufacturer, vehicle type, and country; by manufacturer, country, and plant; and by manufacturer, platform, and plant by month for 2021-2023. Includes list of models with their associated platform.

Market Analysis Production Forecast

Outlook Q3 2021: Wards Intelligence Barometer

Haig Stoddard, Principal Forecaster, Forecast & Analytics, Wards Intelligence presents the September 2021 North America Barometer will review the current sales and production outlooks for the rest of 2021 and Q1-2022, as well as summarize the impact on sales and production still being caused by ongoing supply chain disruptions, spurred mostly by the global shortage of microchips. The presentation also will dwell deeper into answering questions related to the timing of when the industry can get production and inventory in sync with strong demand; what is driving rising sales and how long growth can last; and how well each major manufacturer is handling the supply-chain disruptions.

Market Analysis

Outlook Q3 2021: The March Toward an All-Electric World

Tom Murphy, Managing Editor, WardsAuto presents: What’s the state of the art in electrification? And what’s making these electrified powertrains more competitive with internal-combustion engines? What’s next for ICEs as automakers look to raise the bar on performance and efficiency and extend the life of more conventional powertrains? We’ll discuss what we’ve learned from this year’s Wards 10 Best Engines & Propulsion Systems testing and where we think powertrain technology is headed in the years to come.

Electrification

Outlook Q3 2021: The Tide of Electrification is Rising

Kevin Riddell, Senior Manager, Powertrain Forecasting, LMC Automotive presents a look at how quickly powertrains will be changing in key regions, as automakers spend billions in the transition to an electric future. What will be the main regulatory drivers, technology advancements and OEM strategies as electrified vehicles replace traditional ICE-powered cars? Will policy changes place the U.S. in a global leadership position on climate change?

Market Analysis Electrification

Outlook Q2 2021: North American Barometer

Wards Intelligence Principal Forecaster, Haig Stoddard, will share Wards Intelligence and LMC North American sales and production data and forecasts for the second-half of 2021.

Market Analysis

Outlook Q2 2021: Where We’re Headed With Autonomous Vehicles and What It Will Take to Get There

Glenn Sanders, Principal Analyst-Autonomous Vehicles at Wards Intelligence, will cut through the hype on where the industry stands with autonomous-vehicle development and the likely path ahead for commercialization, and Luca DeAmbroggi, Chief Analyst-Technologies and E/E Architectures at Wards Intelligence will discuss the transformation to the Software Defined Vehicle that’s required to make it all happen.

Autonomous Vehicles Connectivity

Outlook Q2 2021: Global Light-Vehicle Long-Term Outlook

Jeff Schuster of LMC Automotive will take a look at the impact of the pandemic, chip shortage, shift to electrification and other key factors on the global light-vehicle sales outlook near-term and through the end of the decade.

Market Analysis

Outlook Q1 2021: North American Barometer

Wards Intelligence, Principal Forecaster, Haig Stoddard, shares Wards Intelligence and LMC North American sales and production data and forecasts for the second and third quarters of 2021.

Market Analysis

Outlook Q1 2021: The Cockpit of the Future

In this presentation Wards Intelligence, Senior Analyst, Drew Winter, shows past concept-car hype and presents a realistic view of future cockpit designs to 2030. This presentation looks at the design challenges presented by increasingly stringent crash safety regulations, HVAC system architectures and other realities. The response by safety system and climate control suppliers is explained in detail. Also explored are the future of new UV-C disinfecting systems and other occupant wellness features.

Connectivity

Outlook Q1 2021: Navigating Smart Automotive Manufacturing

Wards Intelligence, Director, Forecasting & Data Analysis, Steve Bell, and Tolaga Research Chief Research Officer, Phil Marshall, present highlights from their report on the underlying dynamics of automotive manufacturing. The report investigates the evolving characteristics of industry disruption since 2015, with specific attention towards 2019 and 2020. Emphasis is on the hype and innovation cycles, and the interdependencies of key automotive manufacturing technologies. Notable technologies include, robotics, automation and autonomous systems, network connectivity, analytics and artificial intelligence, cloud and edge computing, smart operations, supply chain and logistics, and generative design and additive manufacturing.

Advanced Manufacturing

Outlook Q4 2020: US Economic Update

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Senior Business Economist, Paul Traub, gives an update on the U.S. economy post-election and how it is impacting the automotive industry.

Market Analysis

Outlook Q4 2020: North American Barometer

Wards Intelligence, Senior Industry Analyst, Haig Stoddard, shares Wards Intelligence and LMC North American sales and production data and forecasts for the first half of 2021.

Market Analysis
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The Wards Intelligence Outlook Conference series is a quarterly update on ongoing research and analysis being done by WI analysts, our partners and other industry experts. The series features valuable insights into automotive technology trends, regulations and the short- and long-term outlook for the industry.


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