What We Do


We can assist you in the following ways:

  • Automotive forecasting to the specific level of detail (e.g., platform, nameplate, powertrain, etc.) required
  • Customized market analysis to determine the size and attractiveness of particular customers, markets and products
  • Market analysis in the area of fuel economy improvement including current and future technologies including all forms of electric vehicles and the impact of new approaches in internal combustion engine technology
  • Monthly U.S. sales volumes and analysis of hybrids, electrics, and fuel cell vehicles
  • Providing a U.S. electric vehicle forecast for conventional hybrids, plug-in hybrids, battery electrics, and fuel cell vehicles
  • Expert witness consulting utilizing our automotive forecasting and market analysis experience.


How We Work With You



 Baum and Associates provides targeted research and analysis that will provide you with the information you need to make decisions and achieve results.  We work closely with you to ensure that the work we provide connects directly to your needs.  Our work is customized so that you can easily move from research and analysis to action.

Our clients include companies both large and small, non-governmental organizations, financial organizations, government agencies, and other entities that interact with the industries we serve.​

analysis on Current Topics

  • The ramp up for suppliers below the first tier will be treacherous.  For more details, click here April 2020.

  • The recovery from the historic downturn will be disruptive and uneven for automakers and suppliers.   For further details, click here April 2020.

  • For discussion on California's agreement with four manufacturers on fuel economy and emission standards and the potential  impact on federal CAFE standards, listen to Alan Baum on KCRW's To the Point, click here August 2019.

  •  For an analysis of trends affecting the futures of cars, crossovers, and framed trucks and the auto makers that will build and sell them, please click here July 2018.