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Just launched: Visit our Mobility Intelligence Center for data-driven insights.

Just launched: Visit our Mobility Intelligence Center for data-driven insights.

Just launched: Visit our Mobility Intelligence Center for data-driven insights.

The future of mobility starts today.

The global automotive industry is facing unprecedented transformation. Today’s mobility trends will converge — enabling each other, compressing timelines, and reinventing the industry. What can you expect? Expect to build a new business model. Expect to recreate most business functions. The time to retool and prepare is now.

As experts in automotive accounting and consulting, we offer more than opinions. We deliver proprietary market insights, strategic vision, and practical solutions to help you innovate and grow globally. Worldwide, our practice serves more than 500 automotive clients with engagements ranging from audit, tax planning and compliance, and ERP, to strategic planning, international consulting, and transaction advisory. We have experience serving original equipment and aftermarket suppliers as well as OEMs and conduct an annual North American OEM-Supplier Working Relations Index® (WRI®) Study, focused on measuring and improving OEM-supplier working relations. We’ve also launched our mobility forecast powered by AutoForecast Solutions to provide data-driven insights & support.

To compete in tomorrow’s automotive market, you’ll need to rethink your business model and adopt new strategies now. We’re here with diverse services to help you restructure your business functions to respond to the industry’s ongoing transformation.

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Future of mobility

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Crisis exposes major flaws in the auto supply chain

Between the pandemic and ongoing trade disputes, automotive supply chains are being stretched thin. Daron Gifford explores the shifting landscape and emerging “new normal” for suppliers and manufacturers in Automotive News.

Daron Gifford
Article November 24, 2020 6 min read
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Article October 29, 2020 7 min read
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In The News October 27, 2020 11 min listen

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Global strategies for auto suppliers

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Crisis exposes major flaws in the auto supply chain

Between the pandemic and ongoing trade disputes, automotive supply chains are being stretched thin. Daron Gifford explores the shifting landscape and emerging “new normal” for suppliers and manufacturers in Automotive News.

Daron Gifford
Article November 24, 2020 6 min read

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Our clients say

Our Plante Moran consultant is a trusted, highly respected, and integral part of our organization. He is our expert on industry and market issues and consistently delivers top value while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and integrity.

Steven Perlman Chief Executive Office, The Intec Group

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A future-focused partner at your side

With over 90 years of experience serving automotive clients, we understand what drives the industry. Our experienced and trusted automotive experts will help you solve today’s problems without losing sight of tomorrow. What does this mean for you? It means that we understand your challenges and opportunities. We’re efficient, proactive, and future-focused. And, you’ll never doubt our work.

Furthermore, our clients say our approach is honest yet respectful, that our solutions are innovative but actionable, and that we’re attentive and thorough. They know we’ll work shoulder to shoulder with them as a member of the team. In the words of our automotive consulting practice leader Daron Gifford, “Our clients appreciate our straightforward advice to help them make decisions; whether it’s good news or bad, we’re always candid because we know, in the long run, it’ll help them reach their goals.”

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