At just-auto, we understand the need for depth in analysis. Using a mixture of data and analysis, our portfolio of management briefings delve deeper into the issues and environment shaping today's news. Topics are grouped together on a monthly basis, allowing us to cover subjects from multiple angles, giving you an unrivalled view of what's important.

March 2014 management briefing: Geneva reflections

March 2014 management briefing: Geneva reflections

It's the annual event that quietly wakes Europe's auto industry into action after winter slumber. Now that it has come and gone, just-auto's future products editor, Glenn Brooks, reflects on the significant trends and vehicle world premieres at the 2014 Geneva Salon de l'Automobile.

February 2014 management briefing: mega-trends

February 2014 management briefing: mega-trends

Dave Leggett reviews some of the major mega-trends and drivers shaping the automotive industry.

January 2014 management briefing: world markets

January 2014 management briefing: world markets

For January's management briefing, we review developments and prospects for vehicle demand in the major regions of the world.

December 2013 management briefing: review of 2013

December 2013 management briefing: review of 2013

It has been another busy year for us on just-auto. We have covered the global automotive industry news, brought you interviews with key people, analysis and comment of what matters. Editor Dave Leggett reviews some of the main events, the highs and lows, the stand-outs and offers just a hint of what might be in store for 2014.

November 2013 management briefing: turbochargers

November 2013 management briefing: turbochargers

The key driver behind growing turbocharger use is the increasingly tough set of emissions rules which are deployed not just in developed markets but increasingly in developing markets too. In this month's management briefing we bring you selected extracts from just-auto QUBE's research service, Global light vehicle turbochargers market 2008 to 2028.

October 2013 management briefing: transmissions and clutches

October 2013 management briefing: transmissions and clutches

The global transmissions market has changed rapidly in the recent past. The requirement for greater fuel efficiency in particular has brought a great deal of dynamism to the global transmission market. In this month's management briefing we bring you selected extracts from just-auto QUBE's research service, Global light vehicle transmissions and clutches market.

September 2013 management briefing: Frankfurt Motor Show

September 2013 management briefing: Frankfurt Motor Show

For the September management briefing, we take a look at this year's major European auto show - Frankfurt (IAA). Our new product specialist Glenn Brooks reviews the key models on display with a preview article and a comprehensive post-Frankfurt show report.

July 2013 management briefing: Automotive interiors

July 2013 management briefing: Automotive interiors

This month's management briefing considers the latest developments in automotive interiors. Exclusive extracts are provided from our QUBE intelligence services.

June 2013 management briefing: active safety and driver assistance

June 2013 management briefing: active safety and driver assistance

Active safety systems are a high-growth area of the automotive business. Global OE fitment levels for driver assistance systems (DAS) are forecast to rise sharply, leading to improved safety and an enhancement of the driver experience. We share some of the latest developments in active safety systems, as monitored, analysed and reviewed in our real-time QUBE research service.

May 2013 management briefing: ASEAN growth prospects

May 2013 management briefing: ASEAN growth prospects

In the last decade of last century, before the term “BRICs” had even been coined, there was another acronym that loomed large on the agenda of any global automaker. ASEAN, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, looked like a potential powerhouse for growth. In this month's management briefing, Mark Bursa takes a look at the region's automotive prospects.

February 2013 management briefing: Automotive interiors

February 2013 management briefing: Automotive interiors

This month's management briefing considers that latest developments in automotive interiors. Exclusive extracts are provided from our QUBE intelligence services.

January 2013 management briefing: World markets

January 2013 management briefing: World markets

What does 2013 have in store for the world's auto industry? There will always be variations in how individual firms perform, but the whole industry will be watching developments in major markets very closely. Just how far they grow or contract has major implications for everyone - for volumes, for margins and for bottom lines. We review prospects for demand in the major vehicle markets.

December 2012 management briefing: Review of 2012

December 2012 management briefing: Review of 2012

Like any year in the auto industry, 2012 saw its fair share of company ups and downs, industrial comings and goings, and a fair old sprinkling of corporate drama. Editor Dave Leggett sifts through the lot and picks out a few highlights from the year just gone, month by month. Part one covers the first half of the year, part two the second.

November 2012 management briefing: world markets review

November 2012 management briefing: world markets review

In this month's management briefing we take a look at the latest developments in major vehicle markets around the world.

October 2012 management briefing: Thailand

October 2012 management briefing: Thailand's floods and their impact on supply chain strategies

The fragility of the automotive supply chain has been highlighted by natural disasters, particularly in Asia over the past 18 months. This month's management briefing, written by Interchange Europe exclusively for just-auto, considers how fragile the supply chains of international manufacturing firms have become and the strategic responses now being formulated in response to the Thai floods.

September 2012 management briefing: Paris Motor Show

September 2012 management briefing: Paris Motor Show

For the September management briefing, we take a look at this year's major European auto show - Paris. Our new product specialist Glenn Brooks reviews the key models on display with a preview article and a comprehensive post-Paris show report.

August 2012 management briefing: prospects for hybrids

August 2012 management briefing: prospects for hybrids

As automakers roll out more hybrid models, we take a look at prospects for the global hybrid market as well as manufacturer product actions and strategies.

July 2012 management briefing: QUBE Connected Vehicle Technologies

July 2012 management briefing: QUBE Connected Vehicle Technologies

This month we are highlighting research extracts from our QUBE 'Connected vehicle technologies intelligence service'. In this intelligence service we review the way in which the vehicle manufacturers are approaching vehicle connectivity, how the supply chain is changing and provide examples of the technologies being used today and being considered for the future.

June 2012 management briefing: QUBE Automotive Glazing

June 2012 management briefing: QUBE Automotive Glazing

In June we are highlighting research extracts from our QUBE Automotive Glazing sector intelligence service ahead of an automotive glazing webinar scheduled for July 10.

May 2012 management briefing: European car market forecasts

May 2012 management briefing: European car market forecasts

As the financial crisis in Europe swirls, we bring you exclusive extracts from LMC Automotive's suite of quarterly European national market sales reports and forecasts. The reports cover forecasts for car and light commercial vehicle sales by make and model over the next seven years.

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