North American Light Vehicle Production Outlook - Life After Lockdown
Following the shutdown of the auto industry due to the COVID-19 pandemic that led to the lowest production levels in 75 years, light vehicle production in North America has been in catch-up mode as consumer demand for vehicles quickly returned to near pre-shutdown levels. The discussion will includes a short-term review of production in relation to demand and inventory that was depleted amid the shutdowns. Topics for discussion also includes the recent semiconductor shortage that has reached North America in addition to a review of upcoming vehicle launches and how they may be affected by a number of factors.
- Program launches and their impacts on volume planning
- Short-term production outlook
- The ongoing impact of COVID-19 on production and inventory
- Production impact due to semiconductor shortages
Associate Director, North American Light Vehicle Production, IHS Markit
Senior Director Product Management, Plex DemandCaster Supply Chain Planning