The automotive industry is in a time of transition, and we’re tracking the shake-up very closely. From real-time trade show coverage and design specifics, to colour forecasts that look up to five years ahead, our coverage zooms in on design strategy, but also pans out to brand and marketing positioning, as well as future-forward reports exploring how we will travel in the near- and far-future.
Colour Futures 2023
Looking five years ahead, we explore early ideas for colour strategy, context and experience.Get Report
Industry Specific Features
Our subscription services include in-depth reporting on the following categories:
– Region-specific reports on the luxury car market
– Strategy and marketing reports focusing on the automotive industry
– Lifestyle analysis decoding shifting consumer expectations around transport and travel
– Colour forecasts up to 5 years out
– Trade show analysis – NAIAS, Auto Shanghai, Frankfurt
– Insight and analysis into experimental and future-forward transport concepts
We also offer bespoke consulting services to help you understand and apply these trends to your business.
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WGSN Automotive Experts
Senior Editor, Lifestyle & Interiors
Sarah’s areas of expertise are technology, design futures and materials innovation. She has extensive experience working with global clients on consumer electronics, health and wellness, and product design projects. She is adept at understanding how product innovation shifts the consumer mindset and changes lifestyles, and identifies the resulting opportunities for brands. Trained in 3D design, Sarah has worked as a designer, writer and editor before joining WGSN.
SENIOR COMMISSIONING EDITOR, INSIGHT
Before joining WGSN’s Insight team, Duncan spent five years as Managing Editor of the UK edition of WIRED, where he was part of a senior editorial team shaping print and digital content covering business, design, technology and ideas, and everything cultural in-between. As a writer and editor, he has previously worked across a diverse range of high-profile magazine titles, including Look and Wallpaper*.