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IHS Markit to share aftermarket, commercial vehicle and technology trends at AAPEX

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 07:00
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Automotive and commercial vehicle experts from IHS Markit 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 to 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.

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