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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

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

India BEVs: Moment of truth

Ammar Master, Senior Manager, Asia-Pacific Vehicle Forecasts

21 October 2022

India’s BEV market is developing from the bottom up through the two-wheeler market. Will this act as a springboard for electrified PVs?

Japan’s vehicle market: Two scenarios for future BEV sales growth

Asia-Pacific Analytics Team

18 October 2022

Despite global momentum, BEVs have not been well received by Japanese consumers, but H1 2022 sales suggest they are starting to be accepted

Thailand’s journey to becoming ASEAN’s EV hub

Kunat Tharasrisuthi, Senior Analyst, Asia Powertrain Forecast

20 September 2022

Among ASEAN, Thailand has claimed its place early on the electric vehicle bandwagon by declaring it will be the region’s EV production hub

Who will win India’s EV battle?

Ammar Master, Senior Manager, Asia Pacific Vehicle Forecasts

13 September 2022

The EV battle is hotting up in India. For now, Tata Motors leads the race, but who do we think will be the top EV sellers by 2030?

The success and failure of Indonesia’s new car tax reforms

Ake Lertsirirungsun, Manager, South East Asia

26 August 2022

In October 2021, Indonesia’s government implemented a new vehicle tax structure. How successful will it turn out to be?

How OEMs in India adapt to harsher emissions norms

Patcharaphon Wongwetsawat, Senior Analyst

22 August 2022

The implementation of Bharat Standard level 6 or BS6 in April 2020 was a big automotive game changer in India, but it hasn't stopped there

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