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Wards IS Automotive. We've covered the auto industry nearly since its inception. From our beginnings a century ago, counting Model Ts rolling off the first assembly lines, to our current standing as a GLOBAL LEADER IN AUTOMOTIVE INTELLIGENCE on matters spanning the globe, Wards has the vital insights you need to understand how industry trends and disruptions will reshape the automotive world in the years to come.
In 1924, our founder launched a newsletter on vehicle production. He stood outside auto factories and took workers out for a drink after their shifts to find out how many cars they made that day. Before long, automaker execs saw our numbers as more reliable than those their middle managers gave them, and the Wards reputation was born. Over the decades, the Wards business grew to include magazines, reference annuals, a website, enewsletters, analytics tools, forecasts, awards and events. Today Wards counts all major manufacturers and most top suppliers as premium subscribers.
Mainstream media from The Wall Street Journal to National Public Radio, and groups such as the Federal Reserve Board regularly cite our insights.
Our readers work in roles throughout the buying chain, from the board rooms to design centers to plant floors to dealer showrooms. Each has specific needs and we deliver insights to help each perform their roles.
We deliver automotive insights and intelligence in every format -- web, newsletters, data, intelligence reports, events, consulting and more -- to meet virtually any need.WardsAuto offers continuously updated news and insights on the global automotive industry.
WardsAuto.com empowers you to reach and engage automotive professionals. Digital advertising opportunities help you target decision makers and increase your brand equity. Editorial features include Wards 10 Best Engines and Propulsion Systems and extensive coverage of the world’s major auto shows and conferences, and sales forecasts from our trusted industry analysts.
• Latest and archived sales, production and inventory data
• Forecasts of global and regional vehicle sales and production, powertrain and drivetrain volumes
• Quarterly Outlook Conferences, and Focus events of deep-dives into major technologies
• Intelligence Reports on major automotive topics and trends
• Consulting services that focus our analysts