Hot on the heels of our review of the auto industry in 2005, this is just-auto's assessment of the outlook for the automotive industry in 2006. The briefing, written by just-auto managing editor Dave Leggett, focuses on key developments in the automotive markets and industries of North America, Europe and Asia. There is analysis of the vehicle demand outlook, manufacturer performance, major new models and other industrial developments ahead. It offers a concise summary of what we can expect 2006 to throw at us, in terms of the big picture.