Peter Nagle was promoted to the role of Senior Automotive Economist in May 2016. Before that, Peter was a Senior Sales Analyst for North America and helped develop current regional forecasting processes. Since the merger with Polk, Peter has also taken over various custom projects including the development of a fleet/retail forecast as well as the scenario forecasting service recently used by NHTSA to develop CAFE fuel economy guidelines. Peter has leveraged his knowledge of the automotive landscape and the best forecasting practices to help drive product integration across the IHS platform of products.

Peter has over seven years of experience in automotive forecasting, strategic analysis and consulting. Prior to joining IHS, Peter worked as an analyst at Mazda focusing on future product planning and dealership fulfillment. He has also worked as a consultant in various industries, particularly in the construction and energy fields.

Peter holds an undergraduate degree in business administration from the University of Michigan as well as a Master’s degree in International Economics and Finance from the University of California, San Diego. Additionally, Peter is a member of the Society of Automotive Analysts (SAA) and the Detroit Association of Business Economists (DABE). Peter has been quoted in a variety of worldwide print, radio and TV media sources on automotive topics.