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32nd ANNUAL AUTOMOTIVE OUTLOOK CONFERENCE

Don’t miss the SAA’s largest event of the year — the 32nd Annual Automotive Outlook Conference. This event sets the stage for the first week of the North American International Auto Show and educates attendees on what to expect on the year ahead.

INSIDER'S LOOK AT TOYOTA'S N.A. R&D HEADQUARTERS & CSRC

The SAA partnered with Toyota to provide SAA members with an insider’s look at Toyota’s N.A. R&D/Headquarters and Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC). Attendees will heard the latest R&D and autonomous driving updates from the world’s largest automaker.

THE FUTURE OF FORD AND CORKTOWN

Ford Motor Co. is betting on both the future of the automotive industry and the city, with its purchase of the Michigan Central Station. SAA members and guests heard about Ford’s plans and experienced some great networking at Corktown’s newest hot-spot – Bobcat Bonnie’s

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK

Learn how the YPN can help you network and provide valuable insights to help grow your career.

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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER

The SAA is now on Twitter. Follow us at #SAA_Auto

ABOUT US

The Society of Automotive Analysts is an organization that provides members with:

  • Direct and personal access to industry leaders
  • Exclusive events across the broad scope of the automotive industry
  • Networking and interaction with key influencers

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SAA NEWSLETTER

The Latest SAA Newsletter

Nov 5, 2018

• Hear About Ford’s Corktown Plans at SAA-YPN Networking Event
• Insider’s Look at Toyota’s N.A. R&D Headquarters & CSRC
• Save the Date: January 13. 2019
• U.S. Auto Industry’s October Surprise
• 5 Highlights from October U.S. Auto Sales
• AAM’s QUANTUM Driveline Wins SAA’s First-Ever Lightweighting Innovation Award
• Waiting for the Chinese? They’re Already Here
• Auto Industry Looks to Future Beyond Car Ownership with Sharing, Subscriptions
• What Will USMCA Mean for the Auto Industry?
• The Auto Cycle Leaves Plenty of Room for Ford and GM to Continue Growing, Analysts Say
• Luxury Car Owners Trade Up for American Pickups as Ford, GM and Ram Trucks Dominate Market

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2018 Event List

2018-19 SAA Events

Nov 1, 2018

The SAA has a robust line-up of events planned for 2018. Check regularly for updates.

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ANALYST INSIGHT

No One Wins With Vehicle Tariffs

Jun 21, 2018

Tariff talk is once again dominating the headlines, this time possibly with more bite than just bark. Aside from the broad-brush, large-dollar amounts specifically levied at China, which hit several industries, the auto industry is front and center.

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SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT

Applying Operational PDCA to Trade and Tariff Risk

Sep 1, 2018

NAFTA negotiations are proceeding, and additional tariffs are being considered on Chinese products related to Section 301 actions and the automotive Section 232 investigation. In the latest thought leadership piece from Plante Moran, learn how business leaders can stay ahead of uncertainty related to trade and tariff risk.

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NEWS RELEASE

AAM’s QUANTUM Driveline Wins SAA’s First-Ever Lightweighting Innovation Award

Nov 1, 2018

The SAA awarded its inaugural Lightweighting Innovation Award to American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) for its QUANTUM™ Driveline technology, which is scalable across multiple applications and offers significant mass reduction (up to 35 percent) without sacrificing performance or power.

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Autonomous Vehicle Awareness Rising, Acceptance Declining

Aug 16, 2018

In the race for self-driving cars, building consumer trust when it comes to safety is just as important as building the technology. According to findings from the 2018 Cox Automotive Evolution of Mobility Study: Autonomous Vehicles, consumer awareness of driverless vehicles has skyrocketed and the desire for autonomous features is high.

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Meet Kirsten Hewson — the 2018 SAA Scholarship Winner

Sep 6, 2018

Kirsten Hewson is the 2018 recipient of SAA’s Thought Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship. Kirsten, who grew up in Royal Oak, Mich., is currently studying marketing at Oakland University. Q) What is your career goal? A) My career goal is to become a marketing manager or a brand manager. I would love to work on a…

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THOUGHT LEADER INSIGHT

Automakers in the Crosshairs as Democrats Head for Congress

Nov 12, 2018

Few recent administrations have taken as many steps as Trump’s that directly impact automotive manufacturers and suppliers, autoworkers and auto buyers. Automakers would clearly like to see Democrats find a way to get the Trump administration to back down on steel and aluminium tariffs.

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