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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

How the pandemic has reshaped Korea’s car buyer demographics

LMC Korea Analytics Team

29 July 2021

Amidst a global pandemic, Korea has seen remarkable sales volumes. What are the factors that have contributed to this outcome?

New policy to energise India’s BEV market

Ammar Master, Senior Manager, Asia Pacific Vehicle Forecasts

27 July 2021

More than 15 states in India have proposed or adopted policies for the promotion of EVs. Maharashtra leads the charge with ambitious aims.

Emerging Asia still not out of the woods

May Arthapan, Director, Asia Pacific Forecasting

20 July 2021

With Asia struggling to contain the pandemic, LV sales remain weak at present. What can we expect for the remainder of 2021 and beyond?

Pandemic tsunami impacts India’s recovery

Ammar Master, Senior Manager, Asia Pacific Vehicle Forecasts

14 May 2021

The relentless escalation of COVID-19 in India has led to vehicle manufacturers shutting their plants from the end of April.

ASEAN making headway in vehicle electrification

May Arthapan, Director, Asia-Pacific

03 May 2021

Indonesia and Thailand set ambitious targets for electric vehicle production and sales

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?

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.

Between a rock and a hard place

Ammar Master, Senior Manager, Asia Pacific Vehicle Forecasts

16 February 2021

With almost all of the world’s automakers present in India, new investment in the sector can only come from China but how likely is that?

Just when you thought it could not get any worse …

May Arthapan, Director, Asia Pacific

05 February 2021

The health pandemic has created the most challenging crisis ever endured by the Asia-Pacific region.

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