As emission compliance and air quality challenges progressively tighten, OEMs must evolve conventional powertrain technology and manage the transition to electrified propulsion systems.

The Propulsion Vehicle Domain tracks the developments of existing or new component technologies applied to engine and transmission as well as fuel efficiency and emission regulations.

S&P Global Mobility’s Propulsion Domain provides insight, context, data, and analytics for the key technologies that are reshaping engines and transmissions in cars and light commercial vehicles.

Users can quickly access key insights from market developments, put context around events and technology trends, dive into deep data and forecasts, and seamlessly drive analytics to support their most challenging decisions.

Topics covered:

  • Valvetrain, intake, and fuel injection technologies
  • Exhaust and emission control technologies
  • Main engine structural components
  • Drivetrain architectures and technologies 

Planners and strategists use the service to:

  • Assess and forecast new technology growth
  • Analyze the competition
  • Understand customers’ purchasing strategies
  • Evaluate customers’ technology adoption paths

The Propulsion Vehicle Domain is part of a suite of vehicle contenting services. Delivered through AutoTechInsight, an S&P Global Mobility automotive strategy and planning solution, the service provides a view into current automotive trends and future demand through:

  • Sector News & Insights (covering all service domains)
  • Reports (Propulsion Vehicle Domain specific)
  • Supplier Profiles (Propulsion Vehicle Domain specific)
  • CFA Relations (OEM-Supplier relationships, both analyst and survey-based researched databases, delivered via Query Tool & 5 Analytics via Analytics Tool (Propulsion Vehicle Domain specific)
  • Access to analysts, a listing of powertrain-related events and monthly webinars
  • OEM-level and Model-level forecasts, technology fitment, and supplier relationships (optional add-ons)


Graham Evans
Graham Evans

Graham is Director, Supply Chain and Technology within the Automotive department at S&P Global Mobility. He leads and manages the global research practice for Propulsion, Battery, Charging and Thermal Systems component forecasting, comprising fifteen analysts based in major automotive markets.

Previously employed within Engineering, Graham has 10 years’ experience in Powertrain Development and Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) having previously worked for Ricardo, Bentley Motors and Jaguar Land Rover. He joined IHS Markit in 2016. IHS Markit merged with S&P Global in March 2022.

Graham graduated from Loughborough University in the UK with a Master’s Degree in Automotive Engineering and is a Chartered Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

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