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Dave Zoia

Director of Research,
Wards Intelligence

Dave Zoia is the Director of Research at Wards with responsibility for overseeing Wards Intelligence reports. Dave has covered the global auto industry for more than 30 years, most of that time spent at Wards, where over the past decade he has led the transition from print to its award-winning digital products. Dave has written about a wide range of topics during that time, including the emergence of the Chinese auto industry, the shift to global vehicle platforms and advances in automotive technology ranging from new electrical architectures to modern powertrains. He holds Journalism and English degrees from Wayne State University in Detroit.

Haig Stoddard

Senior Industry Analyst, Markets 
Wards Intelligence

Haig Stoddard has followed the auto industry for nearly three decades, starting as a reporter for WardsAuto and transitioning to automotive market analyst. He has spent most of his career at WardsAuto, with stints along the way at Global Insight forecasting North American vehicle production, and as a vehicle sales analyst at General Motors and Dana Corp. Since returning to WardsAuto, he has served as the company’s lead in-house analyst overseeing several of the information provider’s data products and tools, including North American production and sales forecasts.

Doug Newcomb

Industry Analyst, Mobility
Wards Intelligence

An expert on connected cars and mobility, Doug provides insight on the new-mobility market and how it is reshaping the relationships between automakers, tech companies and local governments.

Roger Schreffler

Contributing Analyst,
Wards Intelligence

Roger Schreffler is a veteran business journalist and Wards correspondent who has covered the Japanese auto industry since the 1970s. He has followed all of the major automotive joint ventures dating back more than 30 years including the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Prior to beginning his career in journalism, he studied Japanese history and politics at the University of Pennsylvania.