On This PageAugust 2010, No. 277a

After the Perfect Storm: What's Next for the Auto Industry? (Special Issue)
Last Updated: 07/14/10

Amid the global recession in 2008–09, the U.S. auto industry experienced its worst downturn in recent memory. While conditions have improved in 2010, questions about which factors will shape the industry’s competitiveness remain. The Chicago Fed hosted a conference on May 10–11, 2010, at its Detroit Branch to explore the industry’s past, present and future.