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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

US inventory: how low can it go?

Jeff Schuster, President, Global Forecasting

19 April 2021

At the end of March, US Light Vehicle inventory was at the lowest level in more than 10 years.

Eyes on the prize

Justin Cox, Director, Global Production Forecast

16 April 2021

Over the last few months, more of Europe’s OEMs have made bold announcements to demonstrate their commitment to auto electrification.

Tesla’s Next Stop in India – Part 1

Supparoek Sawangwong, Senior Analyst Asia Powertrain Forecasting

12 April 2021

What is it about India that finally convinced Tesla to enter this market?

Is Europe’s BEV market losing momentum?

Al Bedwell, Director, Global Powertrain

30 March 2021

We will see a steady increase of new BEV models being released this year.

High-horsepower Truck wars are heating up in the US market

Matt Lucki, Senior Analyst

29 March 2021

In an ever-tightening world of CO₂ emission restrictions we are seeing addition of electrification trending across the Truck industry.

Where are Pickups more popular: Argentina or the US?

John Zekany, Americas Vehicle Forecast Analyst

18 March 2021

With a 22% share of the domestic market, Pickup sales in Argentina have overtaken US numbers. Can Ford and GM capitalise on the hype?

China’s New Energy Vehicle sector takes centre stage

Yan Zhang, Powertrain Market Analyst

16 March 2021

With China's New Energy Vehicle (NEV) market buoyant, LMC Automotive forecasts growth of around 55% in 2021.

The EU plans to stack chips

James Norris, Senior Analyst, European Light Vehicle Production

11 March 2021

Pandemic-related global semiconductor shortages could herald EU investment of €50 billion to support localised production

Ford’s days in India may be numbered

Ammar Master, Senior Manager, Asia Pacific Vehicle Forecasts

09 March 2021

Ford’s presence in the Indian market is likely to diminish as joint venture with Mahindra & Mahindra is scrapped.

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