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Daimler net profit doubles to EUR2,801m in Q1

KBB sees April off 3%, 2017 a down year

Hyundai Motor posts 21% fall to profit in Q1

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Lear announces record Q1 results

Lear, the automotive seating and electrical systems supplier, has announced record sales and profits for the first quarter of 2017.

Mitsubishi Motors largest Thai vehicle exporter

Mitsubishi Motors claimed to have outpaced other large international car makers to become the top automotive exporter in Thailand - for the first time...

Hyundai Motor posts 21% fall to profit in Q1

Hyundai Motor has posted a 21% year-on-year decline to net profit in the first quarter of the year as it was hit by slower sales in China.

Mitsubishi Electric to pay CDN$13.4m over bids

Car parts manufacturer Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has pleaded guilty in Canada to three counts of bid-rigging for participating in an...

PSA Group Q1 revenue rises 4.9%

Citroen and Peugeot maker PSA Group booked first quarter 2017 revenue of EUR13,629m, of which EUR9,018m was raised by the automotive division and...

Honda Alabama plant begins 2018 Odyssey production

Around 1,500 workers at Honda Manufacturing of Alabama (HMA) have celebrated the start of mass production of the redesigned 2018 Odyssey minivan, on...

China aims to become global EV hub

China is aiming to become a world auto-making powerhouse in a decade, with Beijing aiming to boost development and output of new energy vehicles...

Daimler net profit doubles to EUR2,801m in Q1

Daimler has posted upbeat results for the first quarter of the year that show net profit doubled on the back of record sales and revenues. The company also raised its guidance for full-year financial results.

KBB sees April off 3%, 2017 first down year in US since 2009

New vehicle sales in the US are expected to decrease 3% year on year to 1.45m units in April 2017, resulting in an...

Automotive leather sourcing still plentiful - Yanfeng

Yanfeng says it does not anticipate any shortage of leather sourcing for the automotive industry as increasing demand...

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Tomorrow's winners prepare for change today - COMMENT

How much disruption will the auto industry experience over the next ten years or so? It's a question that many are asking as attempts to sketch out the future of mobility - or, more accurately, urban mobility - gather pace.

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ANALYSIS - Nissan future models part 1

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2017 Russia Automotive Forum

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Geneva Motor Show 2017

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2017 Automotive Megatrends and Markets Report

2017 Automotive Megatrends and Markets Report

Published: Feb 2017

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.


Automotive Aftermarket Top 5 Emerging Markets Industry Guide_2017

Automotive Aftermarket Top 5 Emerging Markets Industry Guide_2017

Published: Feb 2017

The Emerging 5 Automotive Aftermarket industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2012-16, and forecast to 2021). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.


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