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    Will China drive global alignment in EV battery swap standards?
    China, the largest electric car market in the world, is expected to drive global benchmarks in electric vehicle battery swapping practices, as well as the emerging battery-as-a-service, or BaaS, industry. Neither the EV battery swap model is new nor it was invented in China. However, it is the only ...
    How driving assistance and automation are impacting the steer-by-wire systems market
    The current steering systems market is primarily controlled by low-end, column-motor systems in the entry and lower-midclass vehicle segments and high-end, rack-motor systems in the upper-midclass and premium-class vehicle segments. However, steer-by-wire (SBW) steering systems will dominate the fut...
    Will China drive global alignment in EV battery swap standards?
    China, the largest electric car market in the world, is expected to drive global benchmarks in electric vehicle battery swapping practices, as well as the emerging battery-as-a-service, or BaaS, industry. Neither the EV battery swap model is new nor it was invented in China. However, it is the only ...
    CarPlay gets a major facelift
    Apple has announced a major expansion of CarPlay at the 2022 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) that aims to transform the entire dashboard of the vehicle. The next generation of CarPlay promises to support multiple displays beyond the primary center stack screen and utilizes vehicle data ...
    Suppliers to the 2022 Honda Civic
      The 2022 Honda Civic Hatch is assembled at the Greensburg Assembly plant in United States .Production of the vehcile will peak at more than 93,700  units in 2023. 
    A review of automotive marketplaces
    Earlier this year, General Motors (GM) reportedly shut down its in-vehicle “Marketplace.” The service, launched in 2017, was the automotive industry’s first in-car e-commerce platform allowing customers to order food and beverages, pay for fuel, and reserve a table at a restaurant, among other...
    Shanghai lockdown creates new supply chain concerns for OEMs
    A dramatic surge in new COVID-19 infections and the breakout of a new sub-strain of the Omicron variant forced the mainland Chinese government to impose a full-scale lockdown in the country’s financial hub, Shanghai, from early April. Shanghai is a major automotive component manufacturing hub as w...
    Suppliers to the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado
    The 2022 Chevrolet Silverado is assembled at the Oshawa Assembly plant in southern Ontario .Production of the vehcile will peak at more than 84360  units in 2023. 
    Reviewing connected car technologies from CES 2022
    The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) began in 1967 and since then has become one of the biggest electronics shows in the world. The annual event is organized by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and sees participation from global automakers, consumer electronics giants, and suppliers. Despite...
    Auto parts to software ecosystem: Does Aptiv and Wind River merger make sense?
    Well-known auto parts maker Aptiv acquired automotive and IoT software developer Wind River on 11 January 2022. This is the first automotive acquisition of this year. This deal is the biggest since 2017 and the divergence of Delphi by Aptiv. Aptiv Aptiv PLC, formerly known as Delphi Automotive...
    Digital entry systems poised to grow this decade
    The use of smartphones for automotive applications is not new. From Android Auto to Apple CarPlay, mirroring applications from the smartphone on the infotainment head unit has been in play for around seven years now. The idea behind it is customer convenience, with automakers enabling the driver or ...
    Suppliers to the new Opel/Vauxhall Mokka
    The second-generation Opel/Vauxhall Mokka is assembled at the Stellantis Poissy facility in France. Output of this model, at the French plant, is expected to peak at more than 136,000 units in 2023, according to IHS Markit.
    Suppliers to the new Nissan Qashqai
    Produced by the Nissan since 2006, with most of the European volume built at Nissan’s Sunderland plant in the UK. Nissan’s compact crossover SUV is now in its third generation. With production starting in June 2021, the all-new Qashqai is Nissan's first model built in Europe using a significant ...
    Suppliers to the new 2022 Audi e-tron GT
    The first-generation Audi e-tron GT is assembled alongside the Audi R8 at Audi’s Boellinger Hoefe facility in Germany. Output of this model is expected to peak at 14,000 units in 2026, according to IHS Markit.
    Suppliers to the new 2022 BMW 2-Series
    The second-generation BMW 2-Series 2-door coupé (G42) is the first BMW designed by BMW of Mexico. It is also assembled in BMW's San Luis Potosi plant in Mexico. Output of this model is expected to peak at around 43,000 units in 2024, according to IHS Markit.
    Suppliers to the new 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    The fifth-generation Jeep Grand Cherokee is assembled in Detroit Michigan, USA. Output of this model at the Michigan plants is expected to peak at around 480,000 units in 2023, according to IHS Markit.
    Suppliers to the new 2022 NIssan Pathfinder
    The fifth-generation Nissan Pathfinder is assembled at the Nissan Smyrna Assembly Plant plant in Tennessee, USA. Output of this model at the Tennessee plant is expected to peak at around 115,000 units in 2024, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this featu...
    Suppliers to the new Rolls-Royce Ghost
    The second-generation Rolls-Royce Ghost is assembled at the Rolls-Royce plant in Goodwood, West Sussex, UK. Output of this model is expected to peak at more than 2,000 units in 2023, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this feature or the car cutaways published...
    Suppliers to the new Skoda Rapid
    The second-generation Skoda Rapid is assembled at the Volkswagen Group Kaluga facility in Russia. Output of this model at the Russian plant is expected to peak at more than 27,000 units in 2023, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this feature or the car cutawa...
    Major revision for global light vehicle production forecast – what it means for OEMs’ technology deployment
    The IHS Markit light vehicle production forecast has been cut by 6.2% or 5.02 million units in 2021, and by 9.3% or 8.45 million units in 2022, to stand at 75.8 million units and 82.6 million units, respectively. For 2023, we have reduced the forecast by 1.05 million units or 1.1% to 92 million unit...
    Suppliers to the new Hyundai Tucson
    The fourth-generation 2021 Hyundai Tucson is assembled at Hyundai’s facility in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Output of the new version of the compact crossover SUV is expected to peak at more than 184,000 units in 2022, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this fe...
    Suppliers to the new Lincoln Aviator
    The second-generation Lincoln Aviator is assembled at Ford’s facility in Chicago SHO, United States. Output of the new mid-sized luxury SUV is expected to peak at more than 2,000 units in 2022, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this feature or the car ...
    Suppliers to the new BMW 4 Series
    The second-generation BMW 4 Series is assembled at BMW’s facility in Dingolfing, Germany. Output of the new version of the two-door coupe is expected to peak at more than 45,000 units in 2022, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this feature or the car cutawa...
    Suppliers to the new Skoda Octavia
    The fourth-generation Skoda Octavia is assembled at the Volkswagen Group’s facility in Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic, as well as Russia contract manufacturer GAZ’s plant in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. Output of the new version of the five-door compact car is expected to peak at more than 233,000 u...
    Suppliers to the new Mercedes-Benz CLA
    The second-generation 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA is assembled at Daimler's facility in Kecskemet, Hungary. Output of the new version of the compact sedan is expected to peak at more than 98,000 units in 2022, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this feature or the ...
    Suppliers to the new Jeep Compass
    The second-generation 2021 Jeep Compass is assembled at Stellantis’ facility in Melfi, Italy. Output of the new version of the compact crossover SUV is expected to peak at more than 77,000 units in 2022, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this feature or the...
    Suppliers to the new Volkswagen T-Roc
    The first-generation 2020 Volkswagen T-Roc is assembled at Volkswagen’s facility in Osnabruck, Germany. Output of the new version of the subcompact crossover is expected to peak at more than 15,000 units in 2022, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this featu...
    Suppliers to the new DS 3 Crossback
    The first-generation DS 3 Crossback is assembled at Stellantis’ factory in Poissy, France. Output of the new version of the small crossover is expected to peak at more than 24,000 units in 2023, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this feature or the car cuta...
    Suppliers to the new Porsche Cayenne Coupe
    The third-generation 2019 Porsche Cayenne Coupe is assembled at Porsche's facility in Bratislava, Slovakia. Output of the new version of the mid-sized SUV is expected to peak at more than 22,000 units in 2022, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this feature or...
    Automotive R&D investment to grow in 2021 despite COVID-19 setbacks
    The survey results indicate that R&D spending is critical for medium- and long-term goals for companies within the industry, particularly to develop their market positioning. However, some companies are still cautious about planning a high-spending year until the market conditions for products h...
    Suppliers to the new Seat Leon
    The fourth-generation 2020 Seat Leon is assembled at Seat's facility in Martorell, Spain. Output of the new version of the hatchback is expected to peak at more than 129,000 units in 2022, according to IHS Markit. If you would like your company included in this feature or the car cutaways pub...
    UK’s 2030 ban on ICE vehicles puts spotlight on charging infrastructure readiness
    The United Kingdom recently announced its plans to ban the sales of petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2030, superseding the previous goal to ban new internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle sales by 2040. The sale of plug-in hybrid (PHEV) cars and vans that have zero-emission driving capability wil...
    Drivers reveal exactly how fast they want EVs to charge – and these are the cars setting the pace
    It comes as no surprise that the biggest setback for electric cars has been range anxiety and the ‘inconvenience’ of charging them. Earlier in 2021, the number of public charging stations surpassed 1 million plugs—more than half of these are in mainland China alone. Nevertheless, OEMs and g...
    Consumer Survey: Will we see an increase in anti-microbial coating in automotive due to the COVID-19 pandemic?
    The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has caused severe disruptions in the global automotive supply chain. With no immediate solution in sight, federal governments around the world issued stay-at-home orders and called for the closure of non-essential businesses. This forced OEMs to suspe...
    15-Jun-2020 Insights COVID-19
    COVID-19 Automotive R&D Impact - IHS Markit Survey
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    20-Apr-2020 Insights COVID-19
    Monetizing car data: The industry perspective
    The automotive industry is going through a real revolution where incredible opportunities are created for all the stakeholders, and consumers are reaping benefits of this digital transformation journey. As more vehicles get connected with other devices and infrastructure, data becomes a crucial poin...
    The battery electric vehicle: Why mass adoption is inevitable, yet elusive
    When will battery electric vehicles (BEVs) reach the tipping point and overtake the internal combustion engine (ICE) as the power source of choice? This question is already agreed by most industry observers one that defines the modern automotive era. Some industry analysts claim that retail ...
    New incentive policies will promote EV component manufacturing in India
    The electromobility industry has started taking shape around the world with some countries taking a big lead, especially China, the United States and Norway. India too is now pushing hard to catch up with these leaders through aggressive incentive policies. In February this year, the Indian governme...
    EDITORIAL – EV charging roaming interoperability to play a major role in pushing EV adoption
    It is not very often that we see competing companies coming together to share their core technology and resources, especially when it can directly affect their business. Partnerships of this nature are now regularly happening in the EV charging infrastructure segment across major EV markets, where n...
    Growing importance of battery cooling in full hybrid and electric vehicles and the longer-term prospect for further trend disruption.
    While it is inevitable that powertrain migration from an ICE to EV will be the endgame to meet the increasingly stringent regulations, the consensus in the industry is that talk about the complete demise of ICE technology is somewhat premature. The IHS Markit forecast indicates that one in five vehi...
    U.S. EV sales facing headwinds under the new administration
    The United States of America enjoys the moniker of being the most technologically powerful economy in the world and with its strong hold in world affairs, it is also unquestionably a major influencer in global policy making. In terms of automotive production, the United States is the second largest ...
    IHS Connected Car consumer survey finds strong appetite for ADAS features and autonomous cars
    Connected cars have gradually become an increasing share of cars sold in every region of the world. It is estimated that by 2020, 55% of all global annual car sales will be vehicles that are connected, and nearly half of the global fleet will be connected. “Connected” refers to a multitu...
    21-Jun-2016 Insights
    New consumer survey finds strong consumer appetite for ADAS, software upgrades, and autonomous cars
    Connected cars have gradually become an increasing share of cars sold in every region of the world. It is estimated that by 2020, 55% of all global annual car sales will be vehicles that are connected, and nearly half of the global fleet will be connected. “Connected” refers to a multitude of...
    Usage-Based Insurance (UBI) expected to grow to 142M subscribers globally by 2023
    Usage based auto insurance (UBI) is a growing segment of the automotive insurance market, the result of a technological revolution as the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to further influence various industries, including automotive.  In 2015, close to 12 million consumers globally subscribe...
    28-Apr-2016 Insights
    Connected car consumer survey 2016: displays, touch, speech lead HMI preferences
    The most recent IHS Automotive Component Forecasts for Center Stack Display, Instrument Cluster Display, and Heads-up Display show substantial growth opportunities for all three segments with a combined CAGR of nearly 12%. Breaking down these display systems show even more opportunity for larger dis...
    27-Apr-2016 Insights
    Connected car US consumer survey: Apple CarPlay awareness increases
    Connected cars have gradually become an increasing share of cars sold in every region of the world. With connectivity, cars can leverage real-time traffic and weather conditions to help drivers plan optimal driving routes, increase safety and avoid crashes, monitor driver’s driving habit and s...
    15-Apr-2016 Insights
    Premium car audio consumer survey: digging into consumers’ desire and willingness to pay
    According to the latest IHS Automotive Acoustics Component Forecast, in 2016 about 87% of the vehicles in production worldwide feature non-branded car audio/speaker systems, leaving huge room for branded audio suppliers. The automotive industry has great interest in understanding consumers&rsqu...
    07-Apr-2016 Insights
    Google’s self-driving car strategy and implications
    Autonomous driving technology is probably the hottest topic in the auto industry, with much of the credit going to Google due to tremendous press coverage and resulting interest across auto OEMs, suppliers, tech industry and consumers regarding the topic.   Google’s activities have also ...
    10-Sep-2015 Insights
    Branded Audio Market Share and Future Trends - 2015 and Beyond
    Audio components that provide decent sound quality for music listening on a constant basis continue to be one of the most indispensable features of in-vehicle infotainment systems. Automotive OEMs have offered premium audio systems as a product differentiator to attract customers and stimulate ...
    23-Jul-2015 Insights
    Emergence of OTA updates will change the relationship between OEM and consumer
    While quite common in smartphones, PCs and smart TVs, over the air programming (OTA) is still only in its infancy in the automotive space. Many consumers already anticipate the latest upgrade to their smartphone's operating system, which typically brings a fresh UI and new features and func...
    18-Jun-2015 Insights
    Ford’s SYNC 3 may prove software can sway vehicle purchasing decisions
    For the average new car buyer, the top considerations when buying a car come down to things like price, brand, styling, performance, ride, and handling. Lower on that long list of purchasing preferences are in-car electronics such as an infotainment system. As more and more cars become software...
    07-May-2015 Insights
    Branded Premium Audio – Make, Rent, Buy, and Diversify
    Two weeks ago IHS shared some of the finding of the latest IHS Auto Tech Consumer Survey - Premium Car Audio - US, UK, Germany & China – 2015. The quintessence of the study: Consumers have a strong desire in premium/branded car audio systems. This week now, Harman made a big splash in the ...
    02-Apr-2015 Insights
    IHS consumer survey: Consumers strongly desire premium/branded car audio systems
    The premium car audio market segment has been one of the important venues for growth in the automotive industry. According to the IHS Premium Audio Supplier Market Share forecast, worldwide premium car audio sales are projected to grow from just over 7.8 million units in 2013 to more than 11.6 ...
    18-Mar-2015 Insights
    IHS consumer survey shows strong interest in smartphone integration and Apple/Google software
    With over 2.7 billion smartphones on the planet and growing everyday— there will be a projected 5.5 billion smartphones by 2018— these truly personal computers are having major implications on how drivers and passengers behave in the car, and on consumer preferences when shoppi...
    12-Mar-2015 Insights
    China: Google and Apple on the sidelines in connected car battle
    As showcased at CES, car manufacturers and technology companies are converging in providing solutions for connected cars, betting that consumer demand for in-car connectivity services will continue rising.  According to IHS Automotive forecast data, by 2021 more than 72% of passenger vehicles w...
    29-Jan-2015 Insights
    Solid future
    The need for larger efficiency in electric vehicle (EV) batteries has been a matter of much discussion ever since the lithium-ion battery gained pride as the preferred chemistry for vehicle electrification.  It has initiated several studies in diverse areas such as sand, nanoparticles and graph...
    21-Oct-2014 Insights
    As in-vehicle internet radio usage booms how can automakers benefit
    Music remains the leading entertainment application in the car. Today, the audio entertainment marketplace in the car is rapidly evolving, providing listeners with a plethora of alternatives to traditional AM/FM radio and CDs. Satellite radio, HD Radio, portable digital music players, and internet r...
    16-Oct-2014 Insights
    Autonomous Driving: Google Perspectives
    Autonomous driving technology has received tremendous interest the last year from the press, consumers and the auto industry alike. Much of the growing media coverage is due to Google’s activities, which has generated a tremendous din of headlines, curiosity and interest in their autonomous dr...
    23-Sep-2014 Insights
    Value of Connected Car Data
    The connected car is becoming a major source of data for a variety of companies ranging from auto OEMs and Telematics Service Providers (TSP) to traffic information suppliers and cloud content and service companies. The connected car is also a large consumer of data - both the car itself and the dr...
    07-Aug-2014 Insights
    Crystal Ball is Fuzzy as OEMs Try to Predict the Network Future
    Connected cars are no longer news; they have become expected within the automotive industry. Vehicles all the way from the Audi A8 down to the Chevrolet Aveo are being fitted with some sort of connectivity. As OEMs start implementing this new technology in vehicles, one of their greatest challenges ...
    17-Jul-2014 Insights
    Supplier Opportunities in the Connected Car Sector
    The number of global users of telematics smartphone applications will increase from 3.2 million in 2011 to 129 million in 2016 according to figures from ABI Research.  With virtually all automakers launching new telematics products within the past 12 months, the pace of the industry is rapidly ...
    Automotive at CES 2011
    The annual Consumer Electronics Show took place in Las Vegas in January, with SupplierBusiness in attendance. With 2700 exhibitors and 130,000 vistors, the show presented many new technologies and products in a year which could see global consumer electronics sales rising 10% to top $1 trillion.Key ...
    04-Feb-2011 Insights
    Prospects in the thermal sector
    Opportunity is knocking in the thermal equipment sector, both for engine and transmission applications and for passenger comfort. True, the market is becoming more mature in terms of installation rates. But powerful new trends are apparent in such areas as technology, performance and packaging. Legi...
    01-Nov-2007 Insights
    Is Thailand the Detroit of Asia?
    The Thai automotive industry reached an important milestone in 2005 – production of over 1 million vehicles in one year. In terms of vehicle production, it could be said that Thailand has reached the government’s aim of making the country the so-called Detroit of Asia. It now ranks fifth in Asia...
    J. D. Power research uncovers North American consumer preferences
    Factory fitted equipment tends to have fewer problems than dealer-fitted systems, according to analysis by J. D. Power.  Analysts found that for sound systems, remote keyless entry systems and security systems new-vehicle owners reported the fewest number of problems with systems installed by t...
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