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World-Class Automotive Technology Research, Intelligence, Forecasting and Consulting

Wards Intelligence delivers insight into the business of the global auto industry through uninterrupted analyst-driven insight, trend & quantitative forecast data, ecosystem mapping, product plans, OEM strategy and more across major automotive trends.

As part of the Informa Tech Automotive Group: TU-Automotive, WardsAuto, and Wards Intelligence, we bring you world-class research and consultancy to navigate the now and create the future.

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Why Partner with Wards Intelligence?



We’ve been a trusted, reliable source of data, news and expert insight to the global automotive industry since 1924 – that’s almost 100 years!


Our expert analysts provide independent, unbiased 3rd party insight and consulting services, helping your business make the right decisions at the right time.


Data drives everything we do. Consistent, timely and accurate market data are at the core of our industry trend reports and technology forecasting, while our Data Query tool give you the power to run your own custom reports.


We serve a the global automotive technology community, including the world’s most innovative automakers, suppliers, telcos and tech companies, as well as investors and other industry observers.

And our services will keep you at the cutting edge:


We provide in-depth insights, quantitative forecasts, product plans, industry voices, key supplier profiles, OEM assessments, expert analysis and more on disruptive and game-changing technologies.

Live Conferences

We hold quarterly Outlook Conferences where you can hear the latest insight and forecasts directly from our leading experts and network with other key players in the automotive ecosystem.


Our analysts and data colleagues can dive deeper into key areas of inquiry for your business, providing guidance and insight to fuel your business direction.

Preview our latest insights and intelligence:


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Want to learn more about how we can help you make the right decisions in this continuously evolving industry?

Whether you’re interested in a particular market or the entire automotive ecosystem, our team will be able to help you find the right solution for you.

Meet our experienced automotive experts:

  • Bob Gritzinger
    Industry Analyst
    Propulsion and Technology

  • Christie Schweinsberg
    Principal Analyst

  • Dave Zoia
    Senior Director, Content

  • Drew Winter
    Principal Analyst
    Cockpit of the Future

  • Glenn Sanders
    Principal Analyst
    Autonomous Vehicles

  • Haig Stoddard
    Senior Industry Analyst

  • Jim Irwin
    Content Production Specialist

  • Steve Bell
    Director, Forecasting & Data Analysis

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