IHS Markit Experts to Share Auto Aftermarket, Commercial Vehicle and Technology Trends at AAPEX 2017

Automotive and commercial vehicle experts from IHS Markit (NASDAQ: INFO) will share key insights and industry trends on the global automotive aftermarket, commercial vehicle market and the expected impact of technology on the aftermarket during the annual Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), October 31-November 2, 2017 in Las Vegas.

Leaders from the aftermarket, commercial vehicle and technology teams at IHS Markit will take part in the convention program this year and will be available for interviews during the event.

“We are looking forward to the event again this year and to sharing even broader insight with industry leaders during AAPEX,” said Mark Seng, global aftermarket practice leader for IHS Markit. “Our aftermarket solutions provide an analytical view of the global market – in more than 100 countries around the world -- as it continues to grow and evolve. With this insight, aftermarket suppliers, distributors and service providers can better understand and take advantage of business development opportunities in a timely manner,” he said.

Highlights and details of IHS Markit presentations during the AAPEX and AAPEXedu sessions are as follows:

Session Title       Session Detail       IHS Markit Highlights

Commercial Vehicle Overview:
Inside the Numbers


Tuesday, October 31, 2017
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Venetian, Marco Polo 701

      Antti Lindstrom, principal analyst – NAFTA medium and heavy trucks, will share an overview of the changes taking place in the commercial vehicle market and how these changes will shape the future. This session will highlight major trends gleaned from our industry leading commercial vehicle profile and global forecasts from IHS Markit.

Import Vehicle Community Awards Luncheon:
Five Trends in Five Minutes (brief version)


Wednesday, November 1, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The Venetian, Veronese 2401

      Mark Seng, global aftermarket practice leader, will share a preview of his Five Trends in Five Minutes presentation - with special focus on the US import market - during the Import Vehicle Community Awards Luncheon. (Please note, this is a ticketed event.)

Five Trends in Five Minutes:
Trends Impacting the Global Aftermarket (full version)


Wednesday, November 1, 2017
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
The Venetian, Marco Polo 706

      Mark Seng, global aftermarket practice leader, will share his annual overview of key industry trends and new insight affecting the global aftermarket.

Key Trends and Market
Shifts for OE


Wednesday, November 1, 2017
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Venetian, Galileo 901

      Devin Lindsay, NAFTA powertrain and compliance principal analyst, will discuss the role electrified vehicles will play in creating a new powertrain landscape no longer based around the internal combustion engine, but around the battery. The session will also look at the influence of CO2 legislation, whether there is hype or hope behind OEM electrification plans, and if consumers are ready for a vehicle that is completely different from what they may have ever expected.

Megatrends in the
Connected Car and
Mobility Age


Thursday, November 2, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
The Venetian, Marco Polo 703

      Disruptive forces are changing the automotive industry at a pace never seen before. Autonomous driving, new mobility concepts such as “sharing” and “ride hailing” and vehicle connectivity are each challenging the traditional car and truck status quo. Mark Fitzgerald, associate director, automotive technology, will share a closer look at these disruptors and provide an insightful update of automotive megatrends and their impact on the aftermarket.

IHS Markit Exhibit Details

IHS Markit also will demonstrate its solutions suite for the global passenger and commercial vehicle aftermarket at its exhibit for the duration of the show, Booth #4876 at the Sands Expo Center. Experts will be on hand for product demonstrations and discussions on several products, including enhancements to its WorldView solution, which provides detail and analytics to help those doing business in the aftermarket make critical business decisions. Special focus on the emerging markets of China and Mexico will also be included in the demonstrations.

About IHS Markit (www.ihsmarkit.com)

IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is the automotive industry’s leading source for market-wide insight, expertise and advanced planning solutions. With a reputation of enabling better decisions and better results for nearly a century, the world’s leading OEMs, suppliers and their transportation partners rely on IHS Markit to power growth, improve efficiency and drive a sustainable competitive advantage.

Automotive offerings and expertise at IHS Markit span every major market and, the entire automotive value chain -- from product planning to marketing, sales and the aftermarket. Headquartered in London, the automotive team is part of the IHS Markit information and analytics powerhouse that includes 12,300-plus colleagues in 34 countries, covering energy, chemical, aerospace and defense, maritime, financial, technology, media and telecommunications. For additional information, please visit www.ihsmarkit.com or email automotive@ihsmarkit.com.

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