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Suppliers and carmakers need detailed BIW analysis to pinpoint/target those future opportunities where mass reduction will be a focal point.
The IHS Markit Light Vehicle Body-In-White Forecast is a unique tool the industry uses to understand those opportunities. The Forecast shows in detail the material and associated weights for each of the parts.
The an outlook through 2025, the BIW Material Forecast is available in two formats: Summary with granularity to the Segment, and Detailed with granularity to the Platform, Program, Vehicle and Plant. The forecast includes:
When the seventh-largest automotive parts distributor in the US managed its inventory more effectively, it reduced excess inventory at corporate stores by $6.1 million, identified $12.1 million in parts returns and placed orders for $7.1 million in parts based on knowledge of vehicles in their trade area.Learn more about our client’s successes
As part of an established dealer group in Maryland and Delaware, this market leader has successfully built customer loyalty –achieving 743% return on investment from targeted mailings, selling 135 additional vehicles through one 4-month campaign and verifying that 65% of vehicles sold were to existing customers.Learn more about our client’s successes
Find out how a top automotive supplier is not only fulfilling the demands of OEMs as they react to the consumer marketplace, but also driving the evolution of technologies that impact what is produced by those OEMs. Vasanth Krishnaswami, PhD, Senior Innovation Consultant for IHS Product Design, describes this company’s success.View Video
Find out which fields are covered in the forecast. Download the Material Forecasts Excel Fields File.
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