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Toyota and Suzuki to share models and hybrid

Toyota Motor and Suzuki Motor announced and agreement to "begin considering concrete collaboration in new fields".

VW and FAW establish China JV for connectivity

Volkswagen Brand China and its Chinese joint venture FAW-Volkswagen are scaling up their cooperation in the area of digitalisation and connectivity.

Gestamp opens new plant in Mexico

Gestamp has opened its second plant in Mexico, in San Luis Potosi.

Survey finds growing support for self-driving cars

The proportion of UK drivers who say they like the idea of self-driving cars has tripled in 12 months, according to Close Brothers Motor Finance.

Mercedes GLC Coupe gets RDE2-compliant diesels

Mercedes-Benz has revealed a facelifted version of its GLC Coupe.

Suzuki, Toyota, eye car making JV in Ghana

Officials from Suzuki Motor Corporation, Toyota Tsusho Corporation, and CFAO are eyeing a joint venture to manufacture and distribute vehicles in...

GM to spend $2.7bn on Brazil factories - report

General Motors has said it would spend US$2.7bn at two Brazilian factories over the next five years, sparing them from closure.

BMW lowers profit expectation for 2019

BMW has said profits will be lower in 2019 as the company faces rising costs and market uncertainty.

Ford adding 500 US jobs to build big SUVs

Ford said it would again boost production of its popular Expedition and Lincoln Navigator large SUVs this summer as both...

Jaguar Land Rover 'electrifies' Gaydon engineering centre

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover has installed what it claims is the UK's largest EV smart charging facility with 166...

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The European Mechanical Parts Market, 2012 - 2020; Market size, market forecast and recommendations

The European Mechanical Parts Market, 2012 - 2020; Market size, market forecast and recommendations

Published: Mar 2019

Overall, the European mechanical parts market grew, both in volume and value terms, with growth in values outstripping the growth seen in volumes. Total volumes grew 8.6% across Europe between 2012 and 2016. Values for the same group of components grew 13.8%. The strong growth between 2012 - 2016 is forecast to continue, with overall volumes forecast to grow 4.6% and values by 9.5%.

Connected Car in Latin America: Opportunities for MNOs to Expand Business Beyond Connectivity

Connected Car in Latin America: Opportunities for MNOs to Expand Business Beyond Connectivity

Published: Mar 2019

Connected Car in Latin America: Opportunities for MNOs to Expand Business Beyond Connectivity', a new Telecom Insider Report by GlobalData, provides an executive-level overview of the connected car market in Latin America, with forecasts of key indicators up to 2021. It delivers deep quantitative and qualitative insight into the connected car market, analyzing key trends on service adoption, and the main drivers and challenges for mobile operators to grow in the market beyond connectivity.~~Mobile operators are uniquely well-positioned to provide not only the connectivity required for connected car services but also many supporting applications that both enhance the value of the service and drive incrementally more revenue than connectivity alone would generate.~~It provides in-depth analysis of the following -~- Market size and forecast; a look at the total market size and forecast for connected car connections and revenue in Latin America, segmented by type of connected car application;~- Drivers and Challenges; an overview on the key drivers and challenges for mobile operators to increase their participation in the connected car market in Latin America;~- Case studies; this section details the business model and strategy of three mobile operators in Latin America to succeed in this market;~- Key findings and recommendations; the Insider concludes with a number of key findings and a set of recommendations for pan-regional and local mobile operators, and also network vendors.~~Scope~~- The connected car market in Latin America will grow at a 16.9% CAGR from 2016 to 2021, reaching close to $2bn by the end of the forecast period. The high rates of car robbery in Latin America will continue to drive the growth of security connected car applications in Latin America.~- Different from MNOs in developed markets, that have become leading connected car service providers, most operators in Latin America are still playing a limited role as connectivity service providers.~- T

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