Dawn Baetsen, Managing Partner, Atlas Insight (Automotive Site Guide 2008)
Driven by consumer demand for fuel efficiency and alternative fuel vehicles, the automotive supply chain has been deeply affected by the cuts in production of SUVs and trucks, plant closures, and shifts in production location.
Kerry Zielinski, Vice President, Business Development, CEVA Logistics (Automotive Site Guide 2008)
The basic economics are changing for the American automobile industry at an alarming rate. Only a few years ago, decisions on product lines, engine platforms, style platforms, safety improvements, marketing development, and fashion were made for consumer demand out five to seven years