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The Road Ahead: Navigating the Automotive Market

The Road Ahead: Navigating the Automotive Market

Thursday, September 26, 2024
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)

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With pent-up consumer demand winding down and the Inflation Reduction Act fully in place, EV prices have come down, and electrified vehicle production is poised to ramp-up further in the US. However, the growth rate of EV sales has slowed recently, and automakers and suppliers have started to reassess the speed at which they expect to reach their electrification goals.

How will the future auto market evolve? Will the US have a mix of propulsion systems for longer than other global markets? Are supply constraints fully behind us and will 2024 and 2025 be a more demand-driven market? What are the strategies automakers and suppliers will use to address varying propulsion demands and rising costs?


  1. Understand the economic drivers impacting the auto industry
  2. Review high level global light vehicle sales and production forecasts
  3. Deeper dive review of the US light vehicle sales market and North American light vehicle production
  4. Review the latest vehicle propulsion and electrification expectations as well a factors influencing them


  1. High level economic overview
  2. Review of global light vehicle sales and production forecasts
  3. Deeper dive review of US light vehicle sales and North American production
  4. Review of vehicle propulsion and electrification expectations and factors influencing them.

Who Should Attend:

This webinar is ideal for everyone, especially those directly/indirectly involved in the auto industry. Professionals in various roles in business development, sales & marketing, manufacturing, process/engineering will greatly benefit from this timely webinar.  


Mike Wall
S&P Global

Mike Wall serves as the Executive Director of Automotive Analysis at S&P Global Mobility. He brings over 25 years of financial analysis, forecasting, consulting and manufacturing experience to the firm, with a primary focus on assisting financial firms and manufacturers in their evaluation and understanding of the auto industry, as well as in-depth analysis of vehicle markets and trends.

Mike has extensive experience working with both manufacturing and financial firms. With a knowledge base established studying and covering the automotive industry as well as experience in financial analysis and banking, Mike is able to offer clients timely and relevant insight, thereby aiding their strategic planning or investment analysis processes. Moreover, he has a deep background in the area of vehicle forecasting and market trend analysis allowing him to assist clients in their assessment of near-term risks and planning scenarios.

Prior to joining S&P Global Mobility, Mike was the Director of Forecasting at IRN, Inc. He has also held financial and analytical positions in the manufacturing and banking sectors. Mike graduated Summa Cum Laude with an undergraduate degree in Finance from Grand Valley State University. He later earned the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation.