The global automotive industry continues to evolve alongside changing regulatory environments, consumer demand, and material innovation. A patchwork of automotive suppliers – despite consolidation efforts – work hand in hand with their customers to augment design, engineering, and technology innovation to accelerate the market with new vehicles and move toward more scalable mobility solutions.

*Editor’s Note (March 16, 2020): Our team of analysts’ are currently working to refresh this outlook in light of COVID-19 and uncertainty in the global economy. As we monitor these rapidly changing developments, visit our new Resource Hub, a centralized location with all of the latest insights and business implications surrounding COVID-19, designed to help executives navigate uncertainty and the resulting impacts on global business.

In the short video below, DuckerFrontier’s industry experts outline key trends that are emerging in 2020 as discussed in the 2020 Automotive Outlook, as well as strategies for your business to win in 2020 and beyond:

  • Joining and coating advancements enable new, stronger and more formable materials.
  • Metal forming and manufacturing are keeping up with accelerated automaker product launches.
  • Mobility business requires new focus.
  • Uncertainty with the USMCA and global trade wars.

DuckerFrontier’s Automotive & Transportation team is at the forefront of key trends impacting the industry. How can we help you deliver better outcomes for your business in 2020? Contact us to connect with an industry expert.

*Editor’s note: This page was updated on January 22, 2020 to reflect current trends in the Automotive Industry.