Emerging markets

Electric vehicles: the leading companies in light electric vehicle (LEV) charging revealed

The automotive industry continues to be a hotbed of patent innovation. Activity is driven by electric vehicle (EV) market growth,…

Global pandemic sector recovery briefing

As we enter a recovery phase around the world, we aim to bring you the latest news and intelligence on…

Tesla plans China owner data access

Tesla has said it was developing a platform for car owners in China that would allow them to access data…

ASEAN sales just slightly lower in Q1

Sales of new vehicles in southeast Asia's six largest markets declined by just 0.2% to 692,961 units in the first…

Tesla strengthens government liaison team in China

Tesla has moved to strengthen its engagement with the Chinese government and industry regulators, according to local reports citing industry…

ICE decline will hit Romania auto within a decade

An accelerated decline in demand for cars with ICE engines in Europe, expected for the next five to 10 years,…

Suzuki suspends plants in India to free up oxygen

Suzuki Motor said it would suspend operations at its three assembly plants in India for over a week early in…

Geely to bring ‘flying taxis’ to China

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group this week announced plans to bring urban air mobility (UAM) vehicles, or flying taxis, to China…

Baidu launches driverless fee-paying taxi service in Beijing

Chinese internet giant Baidu this week said it would launch the country's first commercial self-driving taxi service in Beijing next…

Q1 2021 worst for EU26 in over 40 years

Last month, new car registrations increased by 63% in Europe compared with March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. According…