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Empowering Automotive Suppliers in a Changing Industry

Presented By:
Daron Gifford Mark Barrott Dave Andrea Makoto Fujimoto
Date:
August 24, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT (English) & September 28, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT (Japanese)
Automotive suppliers face a massive transition in their business plan revenue streams, product portfolios, and cost structures. By challenging traditional thinking, suppliers can create their own future through mobility services, new products in electric propulsion, and Industry 4.0 investments.
Business professional leaning over using a laptop computer.Customer requirements, governmental policy and vehicle manufacturer strategies are forcing automotive suppliers to rapidly adapt to a new reality. Manufacturing and engineering technologies will drive increasing investments to adjust to changing market demands and new roles in the value chain. How should suppliers respond? How can suppliers succeed through this massive transformation? This webinar will cover supplier implications related to the latest trends in mobility and electrification and introduce new Industry 4.0 value chain creation impacting the supply base.

Working with over 500 automotive suppliers, Plante Moran has a unique point of view. Daron Gifford, Mark Barrott, and Dave Andrea will share these perspectives from their own personal careers with each drawing from decades of real-world experience in the industry

Learning objectives:

  • North American vehicle production outlook
  • Long-run (2050) electrification and autonomous vehicle trends
  • Areas of disruption in the mobility industry’s future value chain
  • Long-run (2050) Mobility as a Service revenue projections
  • Key tenants of Industry 4.0 and approach to prioritize investments
  • Supplier methods of response through Plante Moran’s strategic planning model

Time / 時間*           

  • Wednesday, August 24th | 11 AM – English
  • Wednesday, September 28th | 11 AM – Japanese 

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