On one hand, there is production.
There is a resilient auto industry managing disruption after disruption—COVID-19, semiconductor shortages, supply chain headaches, labor woes, inflation and geopolitical uncertainties—all while doing its best to meet unwavering consumer demand.
On the other hand, there is transition—an auto industry in the midst of an electrification evolution, preparing for a future that will look very different from its past.
And in the middle is the prediction.
These are the insights that expose just how the automotive OEMs and their suppliers are going to get from where they are today to where they really want to be a decade or more from now.
During the second day of the Center for Automotive Research's Management Briefing Seminars, held Aug. 2-4 in Traverse City, Mich., analysts from Cox Automotive and LMC Automotive shed some light on what to expect through 2022 and beyond.