Receive a Discount to Motor Bella

Motor Bella, the new mobility event produced by the Detroit Auto Dealers Association, is please to extend a 20% discount to SAA members to attend Press and Industry Days, 9/21 – 9/22 at the M1 Concourse in Pontiac. Experience an outdoor auto show like no other.

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The Latest SAA Newsletter

• Experience Motor Bella on September 22
• The View from Asia – Webinar on October 19
• Ford’s U.S. Sales Decline 33% in August as Chip Shortage Devastates Auto Industry
• The Face of America’s Auto Industry is Changing
• The Car Industry’s Chip Shortage is Far from Over
• Michigan Aims to Stay Dominant in Changing Transportation Times
• Here’s Why GM’s Electric Vehicle Push is a Big Risk
• Blockchain Strategies for Businesses are Gaining Popularity at Breakneck Speed
• Conway MacKenzie Becomes Riveron
• The Automotive Industry’s Chips Crisis in Numbers
• Dim Outlook for New Car Sales This Fall
• Brand Loyalty Among U.S. Auto Consumers Drops to Six-Year Low, Body Style Loyalty Still Strong

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2021 SAA Events

The SAA has a robust line-up of events planned for 2021. Check regularly for updates.

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Gen Y, Z Lead The Way With EVs

It has to be music to the ears of General Motors, Tesla, Rivian and other electric-savvy automakers.
One in four Gen Y and Z auto intenders say electric vehicle technology is a “must-have” in their next car.

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Automotive COVID-19 Recovery Series Helps Navigate a Path to a “New Normal”

IHS Markit has published three insight pieces providing research and perspectives into how the U.S. new and used vehicle ecosystems have already evolved from their pre-COVID-19 days, and, more importantly, what the more settled post-COVID-19 world, when it does arrive, will look like. These papers help navigate a path to a “new normal” in such unique times.

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Pandemic Acts as Catalyst for Additional Change in Auto Industry, Analysts Suggest

The COVID crisis is proving to be a bigger accelerator for altering the automotive industry in fundamental ways than originally expected. OEMs must continue to grapple with the challenges brought about by autonomous driving, shared mobility, driveline electrification, but now there are additional changes in manufacturing as automaking transforms to a product from a service.

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SAA Automotive Outlook Conference Recap: “Learn to Stop Worrying and Love Volatility”

Last Sunday I was honored to present FSG’s Global Economic Outlook at the Society of Automotive Analysts’ Outlook conference in Detroit, the unofficial kickoff of the prestigious North American international Auto Show. I lightheartedly titled my presentation “How to Stop Worrying and Love Volatility” because 2019 promised to feel even more unstable for business and investors than 2018.

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