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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

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?

Are European inventories looking healthy?

Arthur Maher, Director of Research

31 August 2022

Stock movements are a critical component in understanding the likely evolution of production volumes, so are inventories in Europe healthy?

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?

US Light Vehicle sales in 2022: a mid-year analysis

Augusto Amorim, Senior Manager, Americas Vehicle Sales Forecasts

18 July 2022

GM regained market leadership from Toyota, Hyundai distanced itself from Honda, Tesla's Premiums broke records and Pickups finally beat Cars

How will the Turkish Battery Electric Vehicle market evolve over the forecast horizon?

David Leah, Senior Analyst

28 June 2022

When looking at BEV sales alone, Turkey is one of the smallest markets in the region but there is scope for improvement

Korea’s automobile demand, supply, and equilibrium during the pandemic

Korea Analytics Team

22 June 2022

After a hugely successful 2020, what caused the combination of stagnant sales and higher inflation in Korea in 2021?

GlobalData, LMC Automotive and Just Auto

Pete Kelly, Managing Director, LMC Automotive

16 May 2022

By integrating LMC’s services and information with the GlobalData platform, our clients will gain access to even more valuable insights

India to drive Asia-Pacific sales

Ammar Master, Senior Manager, Asia Pacific Vehicle Forecasts

04 May 2022

The market in India has outperformed our expectations in the first three months of the year, with total LV sales at about 1.1 mn units

Could a new nuclear deal spark an automotive boom in Iran?

Ben Trevis, Research Analyst

27 April 2022

Despite crippling sanctions, COVID-19 and a weak global oil outlook, the automotive industry in Iran saw a strong revival in 2020 and 2021

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