The International Body Engineering Conference and Exposition, held last week at Detroit's Cobo Center, hosted a disappointing 500 attendees and 18 exhibitors, down from 1,100 attendees and more than 50 exhibitors last year. But the Society of Automotive Engineers has a three-year plan to boost attendance and make the event truly international. General Motors Corp. will host next year's event in Detroit, Renault SA will host the 2002 IBEC in France and a Japanese automaker, possibly ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"IBEC Looks to the Future" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.