Toyota, Honda Finish 1-2; General Motors Finishes at 3rd in Annual Supplier Working Relations Study

Results of the 22nd annual North American Automotive OEM – Supplier Working Relations Index® (WRI®) Study show in spite of supply chain shortages and production volatility, transition pains to electric vehicles, logistics constraints, and increasing raw material costs impacting automakers and suppliers, two of the six major U.S. OEMs made substantial improvement in their WRI® scores and two held steady, while two others fell – one significantly.

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The Top Business Intelligence and Analytics Trends for the Automotive Industry 2022

What’s struck me in the past years is how the tools we have at our disposal, at a societal and corporate level, are insufficient to solve the big challenges we face. We see this with the pandemic, climate change, social inequity and much more. And, more recently, in the disruptions in supply chains, which have created global shortages of key components and materials – many of those impacting the automotive industry. To solve our biggest issues, we don’t have a choice but to get together and create joint, interwoven solutions.

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What it is Like to be an Auto Analyst

From vehicle electrification to autonomous driving, the automotive industry is changing rapidly. LMC’s Director of Asia-Pacific Forecasting, May Arthapan, describes why this is such an exhilarating time to be an analyst in the sector.

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Student Chapters

SAA is working with local universities to create SAA Student Chapters to help prepare tomorrow’s automotive leaders. The mission of SAA’s Student Chapters is to provide students with access to…

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Job Openings

Industry Forecast Consultant Toyota Motor North America Plano, TX Toyota’s Corporate Strategy & Planning Business Insights Group is looking for a passionate and highly-motivated Industry Forecast Consultant (this is manager…

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Membership Value

SAA MEMBERSHIP SAA Membership Value Information SAA is the source for the most up-to-date industry data and insight SAA disseminates timely and pertinent information at a variety of events such…

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YPN Leadership

Joe Tenbusch YPN President Click here for Joe’s LinkedIn profile Joe is a Manager in in Plante Moran’s Strategy and Automotive consulting practice.  Prior to joining Plante Moran, Joe held…

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