2021 has been a year to remember. An unprecedented global microchip crisis. The continuation of the COVID-19 pandemic. Exceptionally tight vehicle stocks. A whirlwind of buy-sell activity from US dealerships. The electrification revolution. And more.
The December 27 issue of Automotive News will summarize what happened in a very comprehensive end-of-year issue: the 2021 Yearbook.
Our goal is to create a reference guide that you will want to keep handy throughout 2022. This special issue will contain information from our staff and our data providers that can help you inform your business decisions as you go through. the year to come. In addition to reviewing the best stories of 2021 and previewing upcoming vehicle launches in 2022, the Yearbook will feature:
- Automotive News Honor Programs: Best Dealers To Work For, 40 Under 40, All-Stars, Rising Stars, PACE Awards
- Top Automotive Suppliers, 150 Top Dealer Groups, Top 100 Used Vehicle Retailers
- Automotive Brand Studies from Consumer Reports and JD Power
- Data-rich charts, including a plant-by-plant breakdown of lost vehicle production due to microchip shortages, executive compensation, US vehicle sales totals, vehicle payments and more Moreover.
In addition, the Directory will feature our first Diversity Champions list, in which we will feature over a dozen people who make a difference in the automotive industry.