Insights

Welcome to the new LMC Automotive blog

Our expert analysts will share their views on the automotive industry, whether it be in relation to recent events, what they think is going to happen next in the market or just their thoughts on some exclusive data from our forecasts – it promises to offer invaluable insights into both the industry and our thinking.

Latest Posts

Turkey: A return to the bad old days?

Carol Thomas, Central and Eastern European Analyst

09 October 2018

Both the Turkish economy and its automotive industry are now staring into the abyss. What does this mean for the auto market?

Hyundai gambles on Indonesian market

May Arthapan, Asia/Pacific Forecasting Director

04 October 2018

Hyundai is finally doing something about its business in Indonesia, one of the world’s most populous markets

Impact of the Brazilian Election

Augusto Amorim, Senior Manager, Vehicle Sales Forecasts, The Americas

28 September 2018

The next president can have a major impact on Brazil’s vehicle sales

The economic case for ‘greener’ vehicles

James Norris, Senior Analyst

25 September 2018

What is the cost of lowering fossil fuels in energy production and transport in order to reduce environmental degradation?

Clouds on the horizon

Jonathon Poskitt, Director, Global Sales Forecast

21 September 2018

Recent downgrades to a number of markets now see the forecast for the Global LV market for next year at just over 98 mn units

GST for xEV?

Supparoek Sawangwong, AP Powertrain Analyst

10 September 2018

Will GST be a game changer for the Electric Vehicle market in India?

WLTP: Spikes in Europe

Pete Kelly, Managing Director

07 September 2018

The move to Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP) in the EU caused a huge spike in car sales in August.

WLTP excused models

Justin Cox, Director, Global Production

05 September 2018

What does it mean for cars that are no longer eligible for sale now the WLTP deadline has passed?

Conquering the conquerors

May Arthapan, Director, Asia Pacific Forecasting

29 August 2018

Which countries are leading the race in electrification? Is China really the obvious winner?

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