The health of many of our businesses rises and falls (at least to some extent) on the trends in the automotive industry. So how is the industry doing? What’s the buzz out there, and what is driving growth?
Several topics occupy the key news of the day, but they are all interrelated. Fuel economy seems to be driving growth with its commensurate job increases, and all of the other topics – materials, design, innovation and new fuels – are related to the overarching goal of attaining a CAFE-mandated fleet-average 54.5 MPG by 2025.