LMC Automotive Analyst Briefings

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

The “Nokia” moment for China’s auto market has arrived

John Zeng, Director of Asian Forecasting

09 May 2023

If the theme of the last auto show was "embracing change", this year's auto show has shown people that change has already happened

India: set to become the world’s third-largest LV market

Meg Sunako, Senior Analyst, Economics

28 April 2023

India became the world's third-largest LV market last year following a strong post-pandemic rebound, but can the country sustain it?

Indonesia’s EV aspiration could face more challenges than opportunities

May Arthapan, Director, Asia-Pacific

29 March 2023

Despite Indonesia's recent announcement of its long-awaiting incentive programme for EVs, challenges with BEV adoption still lie ahead

Will a new approach make Renault-Nissan successful in India?

Ammar Master, Director, South Asia

24 March 2023

Renault-Nissan's simple cross-badging strategy in India failed, but a new approach will determine the group's future in the market

VinFast’s BEV plan – is a rethink needed?

Ake Lertsirirungsun, Manager, South East Asia

03 March 2023

In 2022, VinFast announced plans to be an all-electric carmaker and to penetrate the US and European markets, but it's facing new challenges

Electrified Suzuki: the small car expert with BIG plans

Kwan Wongwetsawat, Senior Analyst, Asia Powertrain Forecasts

17 February 2023

Suzuki recently announced their growth plan to 2030 and there are some big changes to come, especially in Japan and Europe

Asia-China: Tesla and BYD coming in hot

May Arthapan, Director, Asia-Pacific

21 December 2022

As BEV adoption rapidly accelerates across Asia-Pacific, competition is intensifying for Japanese carmakers in the region

India grows strongly, but can it last?

Ammar Master, Director, South Asia

16 December 2022

When we look at the performance of the global automotive industry this year, India has been a rare bright spot. Is it likely to continue?

BEVs take off faster than expected in ASEAN countries

Note Tumrasvin, Senior Analyst, ASEAN

01 December 2022

Following the implementation of favorable policies, ASEAN's BEV market has been accelerated by the entry of non-Japanese automakers

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