J.D. Power and Associates Announces its 2010 Forecasting Global Outlook Conference on April 29 in Cologne, Germany

By J.d. Power And Associates, PRNE
Tuesday, April 6, 2010

COLOGNE, Germany, April 7, 2010 - Media are invited to attend the J.D. Power Automotive Forecasting Global
Outlook Conference Thursday, April 29, 2010, at the Maritim Hotel, in
Cologne, Germany.

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During the past year, the global automotive industry has experienced the
deepest recession in recent memory-yet the responses and outcomes to the
economic crisis have varied drastically in the world's major automotive

In these challenging times, J.D. Power and Associates top industry
analysts will provide insight into the industry's survival in its current
form, the outlook for the global automotive industry, and other pressing
issues that have developed during this critical period.

In addition, J.D. Power analysts will discuss which markets and
manufacturers are best positioned for the future, as well as if recent trends
will continue in 2010 or if the recovery of the global auto industry has

View the conference agenda online at:

For a schedule of events or to receive register information, please

Syvetril Perryman; Westlake Village, Calif.; +1-805-418-8103;

John Tews; Troy, Mich.; +1-248-312-4119; john.tews@jdpa.com

About J.D. Power and Associates

Headquartered in Westlake Village, Calif., J.D. Power and Associates is a
global marketing information services company operating in key business
sectors including market research, forecasting, performance improvement, Web
intelligence and customer satisfaction. The company's quality and
satisfaction measurements are based on responses from millions of consumers
annually. For more information on car reviews and ratings, car insurance,
health insurance, cell phone ratings, and more, please visit
www.JDPower.com. J.D. Power and Associates is a business unit of The
McGraw-Hill Companies.

About The McGraw-Hill Companies

Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies is a leading global
information services company meeting worldwide needs in the financial
services, education and business information markets through leading brands
such as Standard & Poor's, McGraw-Hill Education, Platts, Capital IQ, J.D.
Power and Associates, McGraw-Hill Construction and Aviation Week. The
Corporation has more than 280 offices in 40 countries. Sales in 2009 were
US$5.95 billion. Additional information is available at

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Syvetril Perryman, Westlake Village, Calif., +1-805-418-8103, syvetril.perryman at jdpa.com, or John Tews; Troy, Mich., +1-248-312-4119, john.tews at jdpa.com, both of J.D. Power and Associates

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