Welcome to the new LMC Automotive blog

Our expert analysts will share their views on the automotive industry, whether it be in relation to recent events, what they think is going to happen next in the market or just their thoughts on some exclusive data from our forecasts – it promises to offer invaluable insights into both the industry and our thinking.

Latest Posts

India: End of Low Cost Cars

Ammar Master, Senior Manager, Asia Pacific Vehicle Forecasts

08 February 2019

Affluent India has rejected low-cost vehicles

Global LV Industry: Where next to look for growth?

May Arthapan, Director, Asia Pacific Forecasting

04 February 2019

As the world seeks to identify the next economic miracle that will drive global growth, it is unlikely to be found beyond China

Look, Mom. No hands!

Augusto Amorim, Senior Manager, Americas Vehicle Sales Forecasts

25 January 2019

While at the CES, Augusto experienced riding in one of Aptiv's self-driving vehicles. Here is his experience.

Europe’s Hybrid and EV Car Market

Al Bedwell, Director, Global Powertrain

23 January 2019

Sales of electrified passenger cars in Western Europe’s 17 markets totalled 900,000 units in 2018 with a growth rate of 27% YoY

2019 Detroit Auto Show

Augusto Amorim, Senior Manager, Americas Vehicle Sales Forecasts

18 January 2019

New generation of the bestselling Midsize SUV, the first US-designed concept car from a Chinese brand & Pickups with 1,000 lb-ft of torque

China: which way next?

Alan Kang, China Forecasting Analyst

17 January 2019

2018 ended in negative territory for the first time in 20 years, what does the future hold for 2019?

No kids, we are not there yet

Augusto Amorim, Senior Manager, Americas Vehicle Sales Forecasts

14 January 2019

At the 2019 CES, automakers became more realistic about AVs, but at the same time looked to increase on-board technology.

2019 Automotive Outlook

Pete Kelly, Managing Director

08 January 2019

Things to watch in the global auto industry in 2019

Future of the lithium-ion battery

Sam Adham, Senior Powertrain Analyst

02 January 2019

The success of battery electric vehicles heavily relies on improvements being made to lithium-ion technology.

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