Analyst Briefing

Asia-Pacific light vehicle production forecast to slow

Asia-Pacific’s Light Vehicle (LV) production ended 2023 on a high note. The region’s production expanded nearly 10% year-on-year (YoY) to…

Fears over a slowdown in Europe’s BEV demand are growing

Feedback from some of our clients in the Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) component supply sector indicates that, in recent months,…

Can immigration kickstart Canada’s stumbling light vehicle market?

Canadian Light Vehicle (LV) sales in 2023 were considered muted although they achieved 9.2% year-on-year growth. Total sales were 1.7…

The Asian sales outlook – slowdown ahead

The Asian automotive market finished 2023 with phenomenal results. Total Light Vehicle (LV) sales in the region reached an all-time…

What makes BMW successful in the transition from combustion to battery in China?

At the beginning of the development of the NEV (New Energy Vehicle) market, most car makers built their NEVs on…

Will the US light vehicle market finally see a return to normality in 2024?

It’s that time of year again – the time when we like to reflect on the previous 12 months and…

India: breaking all records

Car buyers in India have been hunting for new vehicles with a vengeance, ever since the market crashed to a…

The polarisation of China’s automobile production capacity

Due to the ongoing vigorous price war, 2023 will turn out to be an exciting and high-profile year for China's…

Thailand set to be relegated to 3rd place in the ASEAN LV market in 2023

For more than a decade, Thailand and Indonesia have taken turns to be the largest and second-largest Light Vehicle (LV)…

Looking beyond cell-to-pack batteries for BEVs

At present, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) battery packs are made of singular cells comprised of an anode, cathode, a separator…