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THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY THROUGH THE EYES OF FINANCIAL EXPERTS

Key to the post-COVID automotive industry will be the role of the financial community. Banks, private equity, turnaround specialists, lenders, and others will play critical roles. Join the SAA on December 10 to hear insights from financial experts who will review hurdles and opportunities, outlooks on consolidation, investment opportunities, how the automotive industry is viewed by Wall Street, and much more.

 

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5TH ANNUAL MOBILITY INNOVATIONS SUMMIT

Members and guests of the Fifth Annual Mobility Innovations Summit on Nov. 18 heard from  Matt Tsien, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at General Motors, on how GM is driving innovation throughout the company. Winners of the Mobility Innovation Awards were also recognized. 

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY: WHAT'S NEXT?

Autonomous driving specialist Daniel Bartz joined the SAA’s Young Professionals Network on Nov. 4 for a Lunch and Learn, and provided great insight on where autonomous driving is headed. Don't miss future YPN Lunch and Learns!

 

SUPPLIER STRATEGY RE-BOOT: NAVIGATING THE POST-COVID MARKET

IHS Markit's Michael Robinet explained what suppliers need to know moving forward post COVID-19 during an informative October 20 webinar. 

 

UPDATED INDUSTRY FORECAST & OUTLOOK

LMC Automotive's Kevin Riddell, IHS Markit's Joe Langley, and CarGurus' George Augustaitis provided amazing insights on where the automotive industry is heading on SAA's August 18th webinar. As the world attempts to determine the impacts of COVID and when “normal” will return, the panelists  provided the most up-to-date forecasts and perspectives on the state of the auto industry.

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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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 3, 2020

• Buy One Gift One Membership Offer Expires Soon
• Register Today for the 5th Annual Mobility Innovations Summit
• U.S. Car Sales Climb 7% in October
• Q’d Up Mobility Briefing to Examine Pandemic’s Impact on Mobility
• Can the Airbnb Model Work in the Automotive Industry?
• Electric Vehicles Are Becoming the Future of the Automotive Industry
• Ford Blows Away Earnings Expectations as Consumers Buy Up Trucks During Pandemic
• The EVs Are Coming
• Are You Posting on SAA’s LinkedIn Group Page?
• Electrification — Automotive Sector Impact Report

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2020 EVENT LIST

2020-2021 SAA Events

Jan 1, 2020

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”

Oct 14, 2020

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

Electrification — Automotive Sector Impact Report

Oct 20, 2020

By the early part of the next decade, LMC Automotive expects that more than half of global sales of Passenger Cars (including
North American Light Trucks) will be electrified in one way or another. Get the most up-to-date insights and forecasts on the Powertrain, Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Sector as contained in this latest LMC Impact Report.

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OEM-SUPPLIER RELATIONS

Toyota Sweeps Supplier Relations Rankings in Study; is “Most Preferred” Customer

Jul 5, 2020

Results of the 20th annual North American Automotive OEM – Supplier Working Relations Index® Study show that of the six major U.S. and Japanese automakers, only Toyota and FCA made any significant improvement in their scores this year.

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SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT

New Survey: Aluminum Remains Fastest Growing Automotive Material, Emerging as a Preferred Metal for EVs

Aug 21, 2020

The Detroit 3 (FCA, Ford, GM) and their international counterparts and suppliers with manufacturing and assembly in North America have started to return to life this week after a two-month lockdown due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The automakers have redesigned assembly lines and added additional training for autoworkers in an increased effort to avoid additional outbreaks of COVID-19 that could throw off production for a second time.

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Hear from Nexteer at Dec. 3 Q’d Up Mobility Remote Cast

Nov 24, 2020

Mark your calendars for the North American International Auto Show’s Q’d Up Mobility event on December 3 with Nexteer Automotive’s Robin Milavec to explore software-defined vehicles and enabling advanced safety and performance features for drivers.

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What Biden Means for the Auto Industry

Nov 21, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden played a central role as vice president during the Obama administration, pulling together a task force that is widely credited with saving General Motors and the then-Chrysler, along with as many as 1 million American automotive jobs. Looking forward, the fast-evolving transportation industry is expected to play a central role in Biden’s plan for economic recovery.

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EVENT RECAP

The Case of CASE

Nov 22, 2020

The SAA held its 5th Annual Mobility Innovations Summit on November 18. During the event there was a keynote by Matt Tsien, GM executive vice president, chief technology officer, and president, GM Ventures; and presentations by four companies that were vying for the SAA Mobility Innovation Awards. AutoBeat’s Gary Vasilash also provided his thoughts on mobility innovation which can be read here.

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