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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

The next-generation cobalt-free EV battery is just around the corner

Sam Adham, Senior Powertrain Analyst

27 May 2021

Ongoing advances in the development of electric vehicle batteries may mean that cobalt is no longer a necessity.

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

Eyes on the prize

Justin Cox, Director, Global Production Forecast

16 April 2021

Over the last few months, more of Europe’s OEMs have made bold announcements to demonstrate their commitment to auto electrification.

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?

Is Europe’s BEV market losing momentum?

Al Bedwell, Director, Global Powertrain

30 March 2021

We will see a steady increase of new BEV models being released this year.

China reaffirms route to electrification with new technical roadmap

Yan Zhang, Powertrain Market Analyst

18 December 2020

The new ‘Energy-saving Vehicle and New Energy Vehicle Technical Roadmap 2.0’ was published in Shanghai in late October of this year.

Has China’s Mini EV market had a reset?

Alan Kang, Senior Market Analyst

27 November 2020

The Wuling Hongguang Mini EV has taken the Chinese market by storm, breaking all sales expectations since its launch.

Charging ahead: BEV adoption in Norway

David Leah, Senior Analyst

25 November 2020

For many years Norway has been hailed as the world leader in BEV adoption with over half of new vehicles sold so far in 2020 being BEVs.

The US presidential election is over, but the path to electrification remains strewn with obstacles

Kevin Riddell, Senior Manager, Americas Powertrain

18 November 2020

The president elect’s platform includes a strong climate impact reduction plan but the path to electrification remains strewn with obstacles

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