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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

A Chery Brazilian Comeback!

Augusto Amorim, Senior Manager, Americas Vehicle Sales Forecasts

23 October 2018

China's Chery is attempting a comeback in Brazil with their Arrizo5

JLR: The perfect storm?

James Norris, Senior Analyst

18 October 2018

The future for JLR isn't clear as Brexit and new emissions policies set to create the perfect storm

A Tata Revival

Ammar Master, Senior Manager, Asia Pacific Vehicle Forecasts

11 October 2018

Tata Motors is staging a comeback in India with a fresh focus on Passenger Vehicles

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?

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