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

Latest Posts

Decreasing drivers

Japanese Analytics Team

03 July 2018

With the Japanese population ageing, it is inevitable that the Light Vehicle demand will shrink

No one wins

Jeff Schuster, President, Americas Operation & Global Vehicle Forecasting

22 June 2018

What the 25% tariff on all vehicles imported into the US will do the economy and the US auto industry

Production disruption

Jonathon Poskitt, Director, Global Sales Forecast

21 June 2018

The implications of the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) on the European car market

Soaring SUVs

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

19 June 2018

Will SUVs ever outsell cars in Latin America or will price stop them from conforming to the global trend?

Merger and acquisition

Alan Kang, Senior Market Analyst

12 June 2018

Mergers and acquisitions might become normal in China's Passenger Vehicle market as Chery Automobile sells controlling stake

Is the worst over for Brazil?

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

11 June 2018

The Brazilian Light Vehicle market is notoriously unpredictable; will the recent turmoil hamper its recovery?

Strategic Shift

Ammar Master, Senior Manager

11 June 2018

FCA has wisely shifted its strategy to establish the Jeep brand in India.

Brexit aftermath

Arthur Maher, Research Director

31 May 2018

The impact of Brexit on the UK Light Vehicle industry

Tax Cuts

John Zeng, Director, China Forecasting

24 May 2018

Impact of import duty cut on Chinese vehicle market

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