March 29-30, 2023 (Association Meetings Begin Tuesday, March 28) | Caesars Palace Las Vegas


Jonathan Smoke

Jonathan Smoke

Chief Economist | Cox Automotive

Smoke leads Cox Automotive’s economic industry insights team, which tracks new and used vehicle sales, supply, prices, retail and fleet demand, consumer credit and auto financing, and dealer sentiment to understand the key trends impacting both the wholesale and retail markets for vehicles informed by the proprietary data from all of the company’s businesses and platforms including Manheim, Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, and Dealertrack.

Prior to joining Cox Automotive, Smoke served as’s chief economist. Before that, he was the chief economist for Hanley Wood, a media and market intelligence company, and also served in a variety of roles at Beazer Homes, including senior vice president of strategy and innovation. 


Session Archive

Forecast of the Economic Trends that will Impact Resale Values in 2020/2021 Calendar Years

October 13, 2020
1:20 PM - 2:05 PM (PT)

What will impact the used-vehicle market during the 2020/2021 calendar years? More Info

Keynote: What’s Ahead for the Remarketing Industry: A Look at Volatile, Shifting Economic and Market Dynamics

March 23, 2022
1:40 PM - 2:30 PM (PT)

Leading industry economists and analysts outline what is in store for supply chain issues, chip shortages, vehicle values and pricing, and digital marketplaces in 2022 and 2023. More Info

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