Webinar June 2020: COVID-19 Impact on the Automotive Industry and Outlook for Light Vehicle Production

A Special Webinar for the International CTI SYMPOSIUM Community in conjunction with IHS Markit

The COVID-19 epidemic continues to spread through-out the world. Regional impacts will vary as the virus runs its course and consumer confidence is tested. As of now, IHS Markit predicts a disorderly and jagged recovery profile across the world, as governments, consumers and businesses struggle to interpret prevailing market conditions.

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IHS Markit continues to evaluate and analyze global auto demand, supply conditions in light of the various containment directives, legislation impacts on powertrain demand, alongside incoming news on measures taken by individual OEMs, especially announced plant shutdowns and limitations on dealer activities.

To support your current business decisions CTI and IHS provide you with the latest insights on the state of our industry during this special update webinar.

You receive an updated automotive market outlook by IHS Markit experts followed by a Q&A giving answers to most relevant questions coming from the audience.

The experts

Mike WallMike Wall
Executive Director of Automotive Analysis
IHS Markit

Mike Wall serves as the Executive Director of Automotive Analysis at IHS Markit.  He brings over 20 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.

Michael Fiske Michael Fiske
Lead Analyst Powertrain Production Forecasting in North America
IHS Markit

Michael Fiske is IHS Markit’s lead analyst for powertrain production forecasting in North America, focusing on transmission and driveline production. He is responsible for forecasting powertrain production, sales, technology development, consumer trends and market analysis. Prior to joining IHS Markit in 2016, Michael worked in Portfolio Planning at General Motors. He has an MBA and Juris Doctor from Michigan State University.

Afterwards an online discussion with experts from the CTI Advisory Board addresses topics such as supplier restart and how the pandemic may affect the future of powertrain and technology adoption.

The discussion was moderated by

VahabzadehCTI Chair Dr. Hamid Vahabzadeh
Strategy Advisor at AVL List GmbH

Participating board members include:

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Patrick Lindeman, President, Transmission Systems & E-Mobility, Schaeffler
Jörg Trampler, Director of Engineering Center North America, Car Powertrain Technology, ZF
Scott Binder, Vice President – Engineering, Operations, and Technology, EXEDY




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