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Kumho Tire to delist from LSE

Kumho Tire plans to delist its shares from the London Stock Exchange (LSE) at the end of April 2019, according to local reports citing a company...

PSA poaches Renault's sales and marketing chief

PSA has poached Renault's sales and marketing chief to carry out a similar role across its five brands.

Daimler opens new Fuso design centre in Japan

Daimler Trucks has officially opened the new product centre building and design centre at the Kawasaki Plant of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus...

AGC expands glass antenna R&D to Europe

Glass maker AGC has officially opened anechoic chambers in Gosselies, Belgium, for the development of automotive on-glass antennas.

Broader Renault-Nissan alliance likely unchanged

The external committee tasked with improving governance at Nissan Motor believes the Japanese automaker can deepen ties with Renault without...

Nissan Futures presents mobility trends

The Nissan Futures event in Hong Kong has brought forward three mobility trends for the Asia and Oceania region: cars as energy assets, the human role...

Philippine sales rebound in February

New vehicle sales in the Philippines rebounded strongly in February, by 17% to 30,644 units from 26,176 units in the same month of last year,...

Ford aims to axe 5,000 German jobs

As part of a European business restructure announced in January, Ford is reorganising its workforce in the region by up to 5,000 jobs.

Ficosa ramps up investment in advanced tech

Spain-based supplier company Ficosa is ramping up investment in emerging advanced technologies for the automotive...

US SEC charges VW, former CEO, over 'dieselgate'

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said it had charged Volkswagen AG, two of its subsidiaries, and its...

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Shanghai motor show world debuts list - Chevrolet Onix

Auto Shanghai, the motor show which in odd-numbered years alternates with Beijing as China and the industry's biggest and most important, takes place in April. Below is the latest list of vehicle world debuts, with the Chevy Onix now added.

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Since its European launch in 2016, Nissan's luxury brand Infiniti has used the QX30 to attract a new type of premium car...

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Even though AutoShanghai opens to the media on 16 April, there will still be quite a few important vehicle premieres on...

India's quiet achiever - the rapid rise of Mahindra

The battle for third place in the Indian market for passenger vehicles is hotting up, with both rivals drawing on...

Brexit, Brexit, Brexit - the week

Our review of Subaru's outgoing fourth generation Forester - did it really start the fad for crossovers at launch back in 1997? - and a look at the brand's electrified future was the most-read analysis article this week. But Brexit topped the news.

Model Y is revealed - but what will Tesla do next?

Following the presentation of the long-awaited Model Y, now is the perfect time to have a look at what Tesla...

Frankfurt IAA world premieres list - Brabus-Wey model

The latest model to be confirmed as a world debut at the IAA Cars in September will be a collaboration between Great...

FireFly engine sparkles in freshened Fiat 500X

From variable valve timing and common rail diesels, to the more recent TwinAir two-cylinder petrol units, Fiat has long...

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Honda restructures manufacturing operations - and axes UK plant

Honda is planning to close its UK and Turkey plants as part of plans to re-balance its global manufacturing operations...

CES 2019

OEMs and Tier 1s continue to announce vehicle and technology world premieres at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in...

Ghosn charges create turmoil in Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance

Amid allegations of financial misconduct, Carlos Ghosn has been removed from his position as chairman at Nissan. The...

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Ionity charges on with European network for EVs

BMW, Daimler, Ford and the Volkswagen Group are involved in a joint venture, called Ionity that is installing a high...

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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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