2015 New York Automotive Forum

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 • Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York, NY



This one-day event brought together dealers, manufacturers, suppliers, analysts, the media and other professionals to discuss how the latest industry and economic trends would affect the future. The forum—presented by NADA and J.D. Power—was hosted by the New York International Auto Show.

Our excellent line-up of speakers and panelists included:

Nariman Behravesh, Chief Economist, IHS
Warren E. Buffett, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Johan de Nysschen, President, Cadillac and General Motors Executive Vice President
Tom Doll, President and Chief Operating Officer, Subaru of America, Inc.
John Humphrey, Senior Vice President, Global Automotive, J.D. Power
Adam Jonas, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
Nishit Madlani, Associate Director, Lead Analyst, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services
Michelle Morris, Group Director for Automotive and Financial Services, Facebook
John Murphy, Managing Director, Global Auto Equity Research, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Becky Quick, Co-anchor of “Squawk Box”, CNBC
Sandy Schwartz, President, Cox Automotive
Mark Sneathen, Managing Director, Nielsen Automotive
Mark Templin, Managing Officer, Toyota Motor Corporation and Executive Vice President, Lexus International
Robert Vail, Chairman, Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association
Larry Van Tuyl, CEO, The Van Tuyl Group, Inc.
Peter Welch, President, NADA

The Goal of the Forum

The Forum Partners will go beyond the headlines and explore how recent developments will impact all aspects of the auto industry. The Forum will offer a mixture of keynote addresses and panels to explore from several perspectives how the events of the past will influence the future. Most importantly, we want our participants to have the ability to ask challenging questions during the panel discussions.