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A view into the North American Vehicle Market with Chris Hopson

Watch Chris Hopson in this short video clip as he reviews the North American Vehicle Market and discusses demand, price of vehicles, production and how this impacts automakers

  • Are you prepared for production growth levels in 2017?
  • Are you aware of the factors that are impacting vehicle prices increases?
  • Do you have the tools to help you manage the balance between production and demand?

Listen to Chris Hopson, Manager of NA Light Vehicle Forecasting for IHS Markit, discuss important questions on vehicle demand, impacts on the price of vehicles, and how this will impact automakers in the near future. 


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About The Author

Chris Hopson is Manager for North American Vehicle Sales forecasts in the IHS Automotive Group. He is responsible for overseeing and developing sales forecasts for the United States and Canadian auto markets, published 8x per year and has covered the U.S. auto environment for over 15 years.