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NEW YORK AUTO SHOW - Lincoln Aviator world debut

The world premiere of the Lincoln Aviator SUV will take place at the New York auto show.

Denso to increase stake in Renesas Electronics

Denso Corporation is to increase its shareholding in Renesas Electronics from 0.5% to 5% to, it said, "accelerate the development of various...

Ford launches Co-Pilot360 driver assist technology

Ford claims Co-Pilot360, the new name under which it will bundle such technology in the US from this autumn, is "most advanced suite of standard...

AEB hails Russia figures but urges long-term cauti

Russia's burgeoning passenger and LCV market has "outperformed" expectations says the Association of European Businesses Automotive Manufacturers...

UK buyers waver over diesel - survey

Research for the Automobile Association (AA) here in the UK has shown a growing number of car buyers have yet to make up their mind what fuel their...

Toyota initiates new CASE pillar

Toyota in North America is creating a new CASE (Connectivity, Autonomous, Sharing and Electrification) 'pillar' to coordinate activities in...

Get ready for 3D-printed electric cars?

The China Daily reports that Italian company X Electrical Vehicle, or XEV, expects to launch a 'mass-producible 3D-printed electric car' in China in...

Ford lays out new US product plan and organisation changes

Ford has announced a major strategy plan out to 2020 for the US market, claiming it will have the freshest lineup among all full line automakers with average showroom age dropping from 5.7 to 3.3 years as it replaces three-quarters of its range. It is also promising full connectivity ahead of over-the-air updates and the 'Transportation Mobility Cloud'.

VW Rus urges Moscow to be market focused for supply chain

Volkswagen Rus is calling for a more integrated approach to the supply chain as well as a market-centric push from those...

Renault Russia convinces Algeria of component quality

Renault Russia says it has won the battle to win the confidence of a major North African market as the export arena...

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Out 'n' about - the week

It's been a busy week for the entire just-auto team with a Russian conference to attend, new product to catch up with, a key new automaker appointee to interview, plus our usual analysis.

ANALYSIS - Hyundai future models Part 2

The second of two features which looks at the current and future models of Hyundai Motor Company is a focus on the...

ANALYSIS - Hyundai future models Part 1

In 2018, HMC aims to sell 4.68 million vehicles worldwide, compared to the 4.51 million units it delivered in 2017....

Quirky C4 Cactus now shoulders Citroen's C-segment burden

On the face of it, the UK launch of the updated Citroen C4 Cactus is just a mere, mid-life refresh - a new grille here,...

New XV behind 29 per cent UK Subaru sales surge

Having fallen by more than a quarter during 2017, Subaru's UK sales are finally going back in the right direction, with a 29 per cent surge in February. Most of that is due to the arrival of the new XV.

Management briefing - 2018 Geneva motor show review

Geneva 2018 had the usual collection of hypercars, although many of them are powered by the energy stored in batteries...

Geneva, mostly - the week

If I may borrow, and slightly adapt, a phrase from my usual US nightly newscast (obligingly screened live here in Olde...

Sorento shows why Kia is outselling Nissan in Britain and Germany

Has the Qashqai, which was once well supported by the Juke and Micra, lost its way? In February, Nissan UK saw brand...

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It's March, which means spring and Geneva - the first big European auto show of the year. Our debut list, show news,...

CES and NAIAS 2018

January gets the new year started with the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at Las Vegas - increasingly important in...

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When an SAE Level 5 car becomes a social (or empty) space that neither needs nor wants your help, what can we really...

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Latest interviews

INTERVIEW - Sarah-Jayne Williams, Ford's Director, Smart Mobility (Europe)

In September of last year, Sarah-Jayne Williams joined Ford as its first director for 'Smart Mobility' in Europe. Her...

GENEVA INTERVIEW - Nissan Europe SVP of sales and marketing Ken Ramirez

Ken Ramirez is Nissan Europe's recently appointed senior vice president sales and marketing. We caught up with him at...

Pitch perfect - Harman hits the right note on EVs

Electric vehicles are quiet. Too quiet, say legislators, thereby posing a risk to pedestrians and...

GENEVA INTERVIEW - Cupra strategy director Antonino Labate

We caught up with Antonino Labate, director of strategy, business development and operations at...

GENEVA INTERVIEW - Kia Motors Europe's Michael Cole

Kia Motors Europe is cautiously optimistic that it can break through the 500,000 sales barrier this...

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2018 Automotive Megatrends and Markets Report

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Published: Mar 2018

This report reviews developments in major automotive global markets - with a particular emphasis on growth opportunities - and also considers the new forces, the ‘megatrends’, that are reshaping personal mobility and the industry that provides that. As well as reviewing major car market developments, we give consideration to the next wave of emerging markets. If China has emerged as by far the world’s largest vehicle market, attention will start to turn to the places that will similarly emerge as major sources of automotive demand in the future.

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