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

Ready, Set, Go! Can China be caught in the BEV race?

James Norris, Manager, Production Forecasts

03 May 2023

China produced almost two-thirds of all global BEVs in 2022, but the race may not yet be over as there is scope for others to make up ground

Is the MEA region ripe for BEV adoption?

Peter Chippendale, Automotive Analyst

17 April 2023

While MEA has historically resisted widespread adoption of BEV brands and infrastructure, 2023 has already seen an accelerated introduction

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 Europe’s BEV market be derailed by e-fuels?

Al Bedwell, Director, Global Powertrain

21 March 2023

E-fuels may now be allowed to form part of the powertrain mix for new LVs in Europe beyond 2035, but many headwinds to deployment remain

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

How does the growing US EV market stack up against other major EV regions?

Matt Lucki, Senior Powertrain Analyst, The Americas

13 February 2023

The US LV market faced another challenging year in 2022, but the EV space showed resilience in pursuit of aggressive sales targets

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

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