Chicago Auto Show – Car Buyers Enamored by Consumer Electronics

February 24, 2011 |  by  |  No Comments

The 2011 Chicago Auto Show (CAS) boasted a 10 percent year-over-year increase in attendance. Local dealerships hope a heightened interest in a recovering auto industry will translate into a continuation of increases in monthly sales. Of course, lots of people are trying to figure out what will drive the market.

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Automotive Industry Trends, Part 2

May 8, 2010 |  by  |  No Comments

Electrification of the motor vehicle is an area of much increased R&D activity of late. The popularity of new powertrain technology will only grow. Market leaders will be those companies that have their fingers on the pulse of consumer trends and behavior.

 Strong consumer demand and the need for environmentally friendly…

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Automotive Industry Trends

April 26, 2010 |  by  |  No Comments

I’ve been following the automotive industry for several years. Recently it’s become clear to me that the growth of hybrids will drive demand for new technologies. At last week’s SCIP meeting in Milwaukee, I heard a great discussion that helped me get a better fix on some of these trends.
By 2015, the supply of…

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