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.

November 2014 management briefing: Supplier industry financial review

November 2014 management briefing: Supplier industry financial review

Part 1 of this briefing reviews the recent financial results of a sample of major global auto suppliers; Part 2 highlights recent developments in industry structure, including M&A and IPO activity and corporate restructuring.

October 2014 management briefing: India automotive update

October 2014 management briefing: India automotive update

India's automotive sector has suffered tougher times lately as the domestic economy has turned down. In this month's management briefing, Tony Pugliese examines the latest developments.

September 2014 management briefing: Paris show preview

September 2014 management briefing: Paris show preview

The 2014 Paris Mondial de l'Automobile opens to the press in early October. This month's Management Briefing offers a preview of the likely main new models, with a round up of the highlights to follow later next month.

August 2014 management briefing: Emerging markets in trouble

August 2014 management briefing: Emerging markets in trouble

In the full year 2014, Argentina, Brazil, India, Russia, Thailand & Turkey are set to become an even greater drag on global light vehicle markets than in FY13, declining by at 9.1% or 1.1m to 11.13m units. In the previous five years and during the global financial crisis they were key drivers. Sabine Blümel considers the implications for the industry.

July 2014 management briefing: Global light vehicle market

July 2014 management briefing: Global light vehicle market

The first half of the year has seen global light vehicle sales accelerate as expanding vehicle markets have more than compensated for those that have contracted. Dave Leggett eyes the latest global data and the outlook, with Tony Pugliese providing an update on the ASEAN region.

June 2014 management briefing: advances in lighting

June 2014 management briefing: advances in lighting

Automotive lighting continues to see rapid product development underpinned by advanced technologies and the needs of car designers to differentiate the product through imaginative lighting solutions. In this monthly briefing, extracted from just-auto's QUBE research service, we take a look at the sector and latest developments.

May 2014 management briefing: Beyond the BRICs

May 2014 management briefing: Beyond the BRICs

In this month's management briefing we take a look at selected emerging markets "beyond the BRICs".

April 2014 management briefing: UK engine manufacturing

April 2014 management briefing: UK engine manufacturing

The recent announcement by Bentley that its Crewe headquarters is to become the centre of excellence for the Volkswagen Group for all W12 engine production from the end of 2014 onwards served to further underline the strength of the UK's engine manufacturing sector. In April's management briefing, Calum MacRae considers this burgeoning sector and its prospects.

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.

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