What's New at the SAA

8th ANNUAL AUTOMOTIVE RECALLS SUMMIT

2020 was a year defined by disruption and auto recalls were not immune. Over 300 new unique light vehicle recalls, affecting almost 28 million vehicles, required a new approach to recall response, during a time when ‘safety’ was being redefined. This event brings the latest insight for both OEMs and suppliers.

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12th ANNUAL OEM PURCHASING SUMMIT

This online event on May 25th features the reveal of the 2021 North American Automotive OEM-Supplier Working Relations Index® (WRI®) Study along with reactions by GM, Ford, Stellantis, Toyota, Nissan and Honda purchasing executives. Attendees will also be able to virtually network with the OEM executives and members of their staffs.

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YPN LUNCH & LEARN: LEADING WITH A GROWTH MINDSET

Is a “growth mindset” critical to your success?  The YPN examined this topic in an interactive Lunch and Learn on March 31. Attendees explored what has contributed to their success to date. Did you miss it? Click here to watch the session.

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“FIRESIDE" CHAT WITH MAGNA CEO SWAMY KOTAGIRI

SAA members and guests enjoyed a virtual “fireside” chat featuring Magna CEO Swamy Kotagiri on March 18.  During this candid conversation, Kotagiri shared his thoughts on the future of mobility, predictions for industry-wide growth, and much more.

 

TOYOTA'S GLOBAL EFFORTS TO ACHIEVE MOBILITY FOR ALL

Technology is radically reshaping mobility in ways that will profoundly impact communities around the world.  Join us to hear from two of Toyota North America’s senior executives about how the company is leading the way to this mobility future.

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  • 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

Apr 7, 2021

• Recalls Summit to Take Place April 14
• Hear from – and Meet – Top OEM Purchasing Executives at Purchasing Summit
• SAA Announces Two New Board Members from Microsoft and Magna
• March U.S. Light Vehicle Sales Shatter Expectations
• Miss the YPN Lunch and Learn?
• Don’t Repeat Mistakes That Led to the Microchip Shortage
• Auto Industry at Ground Zero of Biden’s $2T Infrastructure Program
• Foley’s Top Legal Issues Facing the Automotive Industry in 2021
• Why This GM, Ford Analyst is Bullish on the Motor City Automakers
• The Future of Collision Avoidance with Automatic Emergency Steering
• Supplies Tight for Costly Vehicles; Econoboxes Linger on Lots
• Tesla: Global Deliveries Double from 2020 Q1
• SPACs and Audits: What You Need to Know
• Secure Economic Certainty Through Tax Insurance

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2021 EVENT LIST

2021 SAA Events

Mar 22, 2021

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

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COVID-19 UPDATE

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

Mar 1, 2021

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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ANALYST INSIGHT

High-Horsepower Truck Wars are Heating Up in the U.S. Market

Mar 31, 2021

In an ever-tightening world of CO₂ emission restrictions and rising fuel economy targets, we are seeing engine downsizing and the addition of boost or electrification trending across the Truck industry.

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MANUFACTURING OUTLOOK

Manufacturing & Distribution 2021 Outlook

Jan 8, 2021

As we head into 2021, middle-market manufacturers have many reasons to be optimistic about the coming year, but headwinds persist. What lies ahead? Plante Moran experts share the key themes and trends likely to have an impact.

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ANALYST INSIGHT

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

Feb 1, 2021

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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April 1 Q’d Up: Navigating the Path to an All-Electric World with Three Parts of the EV Value Chain

Mar 22, 2021

Mark your calendars for the North American International Auto Show’s Q’d Up Mobility event on April 1 to hear three top experts as they discuss the current power landscape in the EV market, where we’ll be by the end of 2021 and what the future holds.

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Gen Y, Z Lead The Way With EVs

Mar 21, 2021

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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EVENT RECAP

New Magna CEO Foresees Big Suppliers Becoming OEM Partners

Mar 19, 2021

Magna International and other large auto suppliers may eventually shift from being automakers’ customers to partners in areas of the industry within a decade, according to Magna CEO Swamy Kotagiri, who spoke to SAA members and guests on March 18, 2021.

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