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The United States automotive industry has been undergoing tremendous changes in recent years. Speakers at a recent Chicago Fed conference explored these changes and considered the road to the future for the auto industry.

Transitions: The State of the Automotive Industry—A Summary
Last Updated: 08/16/07
In order to better understand the changes taking place in the production of automobiles and to gain some insight into what the future holds for the industry in the U.S., the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago held a conference on Monday, June 11, Transitions: The State of the Automotive Industry. More than 100 economists and analysts from business, academia and government attended the conference and industry experts were invited to share their perspectives on this topic.