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    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...
    What Fit for 55 means for all member nations in the European Union
    Unveiling a roadmap to make Europe the world’s first climate neutral continent by 2050, the European Commission rolled out the ‘Fit for 55’ package on 14 July 2021, proposing that the suggestions made by the governing body be made legally binding for all members of the European Union (EU). ...
    19-Aug-2021 Insights Policy & Regulation Pinned
    Exhaust aftertreatment report
    An internal combustion engine (ICE) as a pure source of power would soon no longer be the choice of powertrain design. In the short to medium term, ICEs will venture into some form of hybrid and range extender platform for mainstream applications. Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure (...
    Automotive Show Report - IAA Mobility
    IAA Mobility 2021 took place in Munich, Germany, from September 7-12.
    16-Sep-2021 Report
    Advanced internal combustion engine technologies
    Adoption of gasoline stop-start engines is expected to peak in 2022. However, from 2023 onward, a significant rise in adoption of hybrid propulsion systems is expected. Demand for inline-4-cylinder (L4) engines will have significant downsizing to inline-3-cylinder (L3) engines. A similar downsizin...
    Automotive Show Report - Shanghai
    The Auto Shanghai 2021 was the 19th International Automobile Industry Exhibition and took place at the National Exhibition and Convention Center Shanghai in China from 19-28 April 2021.
    24-May-2021 Report
    Driveline torque management - Sourcing and technology dynamics
    Reducing emissions and improving fuel economy have become the focus areas for automakers while developing driving solutions. Along with that, the modern drivetrains should also offer a comfortable and dynamic driving experience. Consequently, driveline systems are expected to house features that can...
    Alternative fuels—CNG, LPG, and ethanol
    Increasing concerns regarding air pollution, climate change, and depleting oil resources are bringing alternative automotive fuels to the forefront. In the search for alternative sources of propulsion, researchers around the world have developed capable competencies in areas such as electrification,...
    Automotive Show Report - CES 2021
    This report highlights high-level themes represented at the show and summarizes announcement details by company with key insights for how the technologies presented impact automotive and technology strategies and industries.
    22-Jan-2021 Report
    Powertrain Technologies for Hybridization and Range Extension
    Traditional internal combustion engines (ICEs) are expected to no longer be the norm in the short-to-medium term, as new-generation engines find ventures into some form of hybrid and range-extender platform for mainstream powertrains. The Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) i...
    Automotive Show Report - Beijing 2020
    The focus of the 2020 Beijing Motor Show were intelligent cars and alternative drive systems. All renowned automotive manufacturers and suppliers as well as numerous startups participated in the 2020 show. 
    28-Oct-2020 Report
    Automotive Fuel Systems
    Advanced fuel injection systems of today combine and control all functions, such as ignition, timing, cooling, and fuel delivery, by programming their operation for maximum power output at minimum fuel consumption. Modern injectors are major contributors to CO2 emission reduction and fuel savings an...
    Mild Hybridization & 48V
    Automakers are exploring every possible way to improve fuel efficiency and reduce vehicle emission levels. The 48V mild-hybrid system has become an important technology, at least in the short-to-medium term, before automakers move toward pure electric propulsion. The relative simplicity of adopting ...
    25-Jun-2020 Report
    Spring Automotive Client Briefing - Europe - Presentations
    These presentations were given at the 2020 IHS Markit Spring Automotive Client Briefing - Europe (webinar) on  EV Charging Infrastructure and Connected Car.
    24-Mar-2020 Report
    The Automotive Turbochargers Report
    Turbocharging, once largely the domain of high-performance, sophisticated engine configurations, is now a key powertrain component technology for a wide range of vehicle applications and segments. In the past, the major design requirement encouraging the use of forced induction in performance vehicl...
    Automotive Show Report - CES 2020
    This report highlights high-level themes represented at the show and summarizes announcement details by company with key insights for how the technologies presented impact automotive and technology strategies and industries.
    20-Jan-2020 Report
    Advanced transmission & driveline technologies
    There has been tremendous development in the field of automotive transmissions over the past two decades, some of which include an increased speed number, expanded ratio spread, and improved efficiency and actuation quality. Electrification of automotive transmissions is the current strategy among v...
    Automotive Show Report - Los Angeles
    The Los Angeles (LA) Auto Show is an annual car show held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in late November or early December.
    03-Dec-2019 Report
    Exhaust Sensor Report - 2019
    The market for exhaust sensors will grow as a result of increasingly stringent emissions regulations and tough market forces that dictate cleaner vehicles under all operation conditions, along with tougher tests to make sure the newly certified vehicles adhere to standards under real driving conditi...
    20-Nov-2019 Report
    Automotive Show Report - Tokyo
    The theme of the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show was “Open Future” focusing on cutting edge futuristic technologies including future mobility, flying cars, next-generation personalized mobility, autonomous driving, connected vehicles, and new energy-based vehicles.
    06-Nov-2019 Report
    Fall Automotive Client Briefing - Detroit - Presentations
    These presentations were given at the 2019 IHS Markit Fall Automotive Client Briefing in Detroit, Michigan.
    24-Sep-2019 Report
    Automotive Show Report - Frankfurt
    The 2019 International Motor Show (IAA) took place at Frankfurt Am Main from 10–22 September 2019.
    20-Sep-2019 Report
    Automotive Show Report - New York
    The 2019 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) took place at Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York, the US from 19–28 April 2019.
    01-May-2019 Report
    The Automotive Valvetrain Report
    With increasing vehicle volumes, governments are implementing stringent emission regulations across continents. Automakers are increasingly focusing on developing new technologies or improving existing technologies under the hood to not only reduce emissions but improve vehicle performance. The comb...
    Automotive Show Report - Geneva
    The 2019 Geneva show was majorly focused around future trends for the automotive industry and conceptual technologies—electrification of vehicles and connected mobility, driverless vehicles, packages of digital services, and transportation services.
    19-Mar-2019 Report
    Automotive Show Report - NAIAS
    The 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) took place at Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan, United States from 12-27 January 2019.
    23-Jan-2019 Report
    Automotive Show Report - CES
    The annual CES continues to host the world’s automotive innovators to highlight the most cutting-edge technologies the industry can offer.
    14-Jan-2019 Report
    Automotive Show Report - Los Angeles
    The Los Angeles (LA) Auto Show is an annual car show held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in late November or early December.
    07-Dec-2018 Report
    Powertrain Systems - Engine Contribution to Lightweighting
    The powertrain system in a vehicle basically comprises the engine and transmission systems. The engine system is responsible for generating power and torque through the combustion of fuel while the transmission system uses the power/torque of the engine to move the vehicle at different desired speed...
    11-Sep-2018 Report
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