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December 2018 management briefing - 2018 in review 9 Jan 2019

Contains 2 articles

just-auto editor Dave Leggett guides you through the major auto industry news and events of the year just passed, major market trends, company developments, model debuts and people changes at the top.


October 2018 management briefing - D&I in the automotive sector 17 Dec 2018

Contains 1 article

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) in the automotive industry needs a lift. It is a commercial opportunity as well as something for companies to be mindful of. We spoke to an expert in the field.


September 2018 management briefing - Paris Motor Show 24 Sep 2018

Contains 3 articles

In September's briefing we review key models shown at the bienniel Paris Mondial de l'Automobile. The show's backdrop includes the ongoing impact of WLTP compliance and concerns that Europe's car market is peaking.


July 2018 management briefing - Roof systems 24 Jul 2018

Contains 2 articles

In July's management briefing, we talk to key suppliers at the cutting edge of innovations in vehicle roof systems and products.


June 2018 management briefing - Interiors Tier 1s consider AV implications 24 Jul 2018

Contains 4 articles

In June's management briefing we consider how Tier 1 interiors companies are preparing for AVs and new vehicle interior requirements.


May 2018 management briefing - ADAS and AVs 24 Jul 2018

Contains 3 articles

As the auto industry eyes driverless vehicles ahead, we consider recent supplier advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) innovations and investments.


April 2018 management briefing - Interior design and technology 24 May 2018

Contains 3 articles

We take a look at innovations and trends in automotive interiors, with reference to selected models.


March 2018 management briefing - Geneva Show essentials 8 May 2018

Contains 3 articles

The annual Geneva Motor Show offers a tantalising look at new product planned for the European and global car markets. Our need-to-know list of debuts is concise and comprehensive.


February 2018 management briefing - AV update 5 Mar 2018

Contains 3 articles

In February's management briefing, we take a look at developments in autonomous vehicle technologies and timelines.


January 2018 management briefing - CES 5 Mar 2018

Contains 6 articles

January gets the new year started with the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at Las Vegas - increasingly important in automotive. We were there to provide analysis of advanced technologies and innovations.


Review of the automotive year, 2017 22 Dec 2017

Contains 2 articles

Editor Dave Leggett offers a personal take and review of the year with a look at selected highlights.


November 2017 management briefing: Autonomous vehicles ahead 14 Nov 2017

Contains 1 article

In this month's management briefing we review progress towards the development of autonomous vehicles. The technology - some of it seen in ADAS - is advancing rapidly, but market introduction of full AV is still some way off.


October 2017 management briefing: Trends in interiors 27 Oct 2017

Contains 3 articles

Matthew Beecham takes a look at the latest trends in interiors, referencing the latest models alongside supplier intelligence


September 2017 management briefing: Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) 20 Sep 2017

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In September's management briefing, we review OEM model strategies from the backdrop of the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA).


June 2017 management briefing - the virtual world 27 Jun 2017

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The virtual world is edging closer and impacting the buying and driving experience. There are virtual reality headsets and we can speak to virtual driving assistants. We consider virtual developments and their impact on the auto industry.


May 2017 management briefing – autonomous car market opportunities 10 May 2017

Contains 4 articles

Three megatrends impacting the automotive industry - fuel efficiency, individualisation and autonomous driving - will shape and form tomorrow’s car. Autonomous cars will open up new opportunities, including self-driving car shares and ‘free’ time behind the wheel.


April 2017 management briefing - mid-range segment interior trends 25 Apr 2017

Contains 3 articles

This month's management briefing takes a closer looks at interior design and technology trends for mid-size models.


March 2017 management briefing - Geneva Show essentials 14 Mar 2017

Contains 1 article

The annual Geneva Motor Show offers a tantalising look at new product planned for the European and global car markets. Our need-to-know list of debuts is concise and comprehensive.


February 2017 management briefing - Supplier innovations update 14 Mar 2017

Contains 5 articles

As connectivity and active safety increasingly dominate advanced automotive technological innovation, Matthew Beecham reviews the latest supplier innovations.


January 2017 management briefing - 2017 CES innovations 14 Mar 2017

Contains 4 articles

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is becoming a firm automotive industry fixture in early January. Matthew Beecham reports on the latest innovations from the 2017 show.


December 2016 management briefing: Review of 2016 23 Dec 2016

Contains 3 articles

he year 2016 certainly threw up one or two surprises with significant implications for the auto industry. Seasoned observer Dave Leggett sifts through the just-auto archive month-by-month.


November 2016 management briefing: The rise of car sharing 12 Dec 2016

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While car sharing has been around since the 1950s, it only really came of age in the 1990s. Since then its use has risen. We review the latest car share schemes, prospects for self-driving sharing and design implications.


October 2016 management briefing: A look at seating trends 12 Dec 2016

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The three megatrends impacting the global automotive industry, namely fuel efficiency, individualisation and autonomous driving, strongly influence tomorrow's car seat. Continuing just-auto's series of research snapshots this one takes a closer look at some approaches to car seat design.


September 2016 management briefing: Paris Motor Show 8 Oct 2016

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In this month's management briefing, we review OEM model strategies from the backdrop of the Paris Motor Show.


July 2016 management briefing: Redefining European car buyer groups 27 Jul 2016

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Johnson Controls Automotive Seating worked with researchers from Concept M institute for market psychology to define a set of more meaningful categories that pinpoint the diverse needs and wants of today's European drivers. We summarise the findings.


June 2016 management briefing: Electronic suspension systems 23 Jun 2016

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Electronic suspension controls the vertical movement of a vehicle's wheels relative to its chassis or body, providing greater control - unlike conventional passive suspension systems, with fixed damper settings which compromise comfort and handling. This briefing reviews electronic suspension systems.


April 2016 management briefing: Autonomous driving gets closer 25 Apr 2016

Contains 1 article

In this month's management briefing, we take a look at some of the latest developments in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and how they are nudging vehicles closer to autonomous drive capability.


March 2016 management briefing: Iran's auto industry 23 Mar 2016

Contains 2 articles

Through a review of seven years of Iranian light vehicle production data, just-auto provides an understanding of the automotive industry's current situation and identifies trends and opportunities in the sector that are now available.


February 2016 management briefing: Geneva Motor Show 8 Mar 2016

Contains 1 article

The annual Geneva Motor Show is a showcase for new models aimed at the European car market. Glenn Brooks reviews the key models and discusses their significance.


January 2016 management briefing: Supplier innovations for autonomous drive 2 Feb 2016

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We review supplier autonomous driving innovations at the Consumer Electronics show (CES) and Detroit auto show. Suppliers Autoliv, Bosch, Continental, Delphi, Denso, Magna, Valeo, Visteon and ZF TRW will affect how autonomous cars will perform.

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