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Outlook Q4 2021 The Future of Sensors and Cabin Monitoring in the Software Defined Cockpit

Drew Winter, Senior Analyst – Cockpit of the Future, Wards Intelligence presents how connecting the latest sensing technology with automakers’ all-new electronic vehicle architectures is creating a wave of new opportunities to enhance vehicle connectivity and cockpit features.

Cockpit of the Future

Outlook Q4 2020: US Economic Update

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Senior Business Economist, Paul Traub, gives an update on the U.S. economy post-election and how it is impacting the automotive industry.

Market Analysis

Outlook Q4 2020: North American Barometer

Wards Intelligence, Senior Industry Analyst, Haig Stoddard, shares Wards Intelligence and LMC North American sales and production data and forecasts for the first half of 2021.

Market Analysis

Outlook Q4 2020: Closing the Loop

Wards Intelligence, Industry Analyst – Electrification, Christie Schweinsberg, looks at the market potential for reclaimed Li-ion batteries and the ecosystem needed to support it.

Batteries Electrification

North America Platform by Plant Production Forecast - 2021-2023

North America light vehicle production forecast by vehicle type and country; by manufacturer, vehicle type, and country; by manufacturer, country, and plant; and by manufacturer, platform, and plant by month for 2021-2023. Includes list of models with their associated platform.

Market Analysis Production Forecast

Taking the Guesswork Out of Pedestrian-AV Interactions

An autonomous vehicle usually can make reasonable predictions about where another vehicle is going to be in the next instant. Pedestrians and bicyclists are another story.


Outlook Q3 2020: North American Q4-2020/Q1-2021 Barometer

Wards Intelligence Senior Analyst Haig Stoddard assesses the short-term outlook for North America production and demand as the automotive industry continues to navigate through the Covid-19 pandemic.

Market Analysis

Outlook Q3 2020: Smart Cities: Leading the Way in Mobility

Wards Intelligence Senior Analyst Doug Newcomb presents findings from comprehensive case studies of private-public partnerships between cities and mobility providers.

Mobility Autonomous Vehicles

Outlook Q3 2020: Tipping Point: Batteries, BEVs and the Decade Ahead

Wards Intelligence contributing analyst Roger Schreffler presents what’s now and next in battery technology, supplier plans for increasing capacity, and the global market outlook for BEVs.

Batteries Electrified Vehicles

Outlook Q2 2020: Second-Half 2020 North America Barometer

Wards Intelligence Senior Industry Analyst Haig Stoddard presents an overview of Wards Intelligence and partner LMC Automotive’s expectations for the final two quarters of 2020.

Markets Market Analysis

Outlook Q2 2020: Rethinking the Value of Premium Lightweight Materials in EVs

Wards Intelligence Senior Analyst Drew Winter explains the history of lightweighting and how it fits in with today’s future-product plans.


Outlook Q2 2020: E-Machines - Powering the Automotive Future

Wards Intelligence Senior Analyst Bob Gritzinger examines the cutting edge of e-motor technology and how myriad suppliers are working to meet the growing electrification demands of the automotive market.

Propulsion Electrified Vehicles

Outlook Q2 2020: State of the Industry - Fuel Economy in the U.S.

Wards Intelligence Industry Analyst Erin Sunde explores industry trends through 2019 and looks at how the new regulations may change the market.

Markets ESG
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