Episode 675: Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture – The U.S. Auto Industry
Certified Business Economist and member of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE). Go beyond the mainstream media headlines with Cliff Waldman throughout his series on Manufacturing Talk Radio where he focuses on forces that are catalyzing rapid structural changes in the companies and sectors that comprise the dynamic manufacturing industry.
Haig Stoddard has followed the auto industry for over three decades, starting as a reporter, and eventually Managing Editor, for Wards Automotive Reports, then transitioning to automotive market analyst. He has spent most of his career at Wards, with stints along the way at another independent organization forecasting North American vehicle production, and as a vehicle demand analyst at both a major supplier and automaker. Since returning to Wards 10 years ago, he has served as the company’s chief market analyst and forecaster, contributing to several of the information provider’s data products and tools, focusing on market analysis tying together demand, vehicle production and powertrain trends. Currently, he also is spearheading long-term global outlooks for Wards on vehicle connectivity and automated vehicles. He serves on the Federal Reserve Automotive Roundtable and is a member of the Society of Automotive Analysts.