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  • For a discussion on the transition of automakers and suppliers (and their workers) from internal combustion to electrified vehicles, please click here October 2019.


  • For discussion on Tesla Q3.19 sales on Bloomberg TV's What'd You Miss, click here October 2019.

 

  • 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 commentary on the agreement between California and four automakers regarding fuel economy and emissions, please click here July 2019.


  • For an analysis of the impact of proposed tariffs on parts and vehicles that cross the Mexican border, please click here June 2019. 


  • For a general overview of the US automotive market including fuel economy, the global economy, fleet sales, electric vehicles, and more click here January 2019. 


  • For commentary on FCA's plan to expand production in Detroit in order to enable production of a three row Jeep Grand Cherokee, click here December 2018.


  • For analysis on how the new 2019 Nissan Altima results in more "travail" for the Detroit Three, click here October 2018.


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


  • For information on the impact of potential tariffs on vehicles and parts produced outside the US on GM and other automakers, click here June 2018.


  • For analysis on the impact of China's modified policy with respect to the requirement of foreign-owned automotive companies to align with Chinese-based companies, click here April 2018.


  • For commentary on the outlook for hybrid cars in the US market, click here April 2018.


  • For commentary on Hyundai and its current and future product offerings in the U.S., click here November 2017.


  • For analysis on the impact on automotive suppliers of potential change in the U.S. fuel economy standards, click here September 2017.


  • For an op-ed written by Alan Baum on how "Emission Standards Benefit Detroit," click here August 2017.

  • For information on the status of vehicle exports from German-owned automotive plants in the U.S., click here. June 2017​


  • For an analysis on the market for plug in hybrids, click here May 2017.


  • For information on the validity of the claim of 1 million jobs at risk due to CAFE regulations, click here February 2017.


  • For information on automakers plans for midsize sedans, click here January 2017.


  • For analysis on the affordability of vehicles as it relates to new content and technologies, click here December 2016.


  • For an analysis of the EPA fuel economy standards through Model Year 2025, click here July 2016.


  • For our view on how the Auto Alliance review of fuel economy standards misses the mark, click here July 2016.  ​