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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

Gasoline: an unforeseen consequence

Sam Adham, Senior Powertrain Analyst

19 November 2018

Improvements in gasoline fuel efficiency: will manufacturers get more than they bargained for?

An ideal stepping stone?

Al Bedwell, Director, Global Powertrain

01 November 2018

PHEVs seem like an ideal stepping stone on the roadmap to sustainable mobility, so why should we be worried?

How safe is safe?

Pete Kelly, Managing Director

30 October 2018

Will safety concerns about AVs be a major barrier to development?

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

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

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?

Brexit: deal or no deal?

Zita Zigan, Director, Global Commercial Vehicle Forecasting

23 August 2018

The future of the truck market depends heavily on which Brexit scenario becomes a reality.

Ready to launch

Bill Rinna, Americas Vehicle Forecasts

21 August 2018

Over the next 17 months it is expected that there will be, on average, 6 new vehicle launches a month

Clarity needed

Ammar Master, Senior Manager

07 August 2018

Clarity is needed on the emission regulations in India, BS VI, as opposing and confusing viewpoints emerge.

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