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07-Dec-2018
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Evolution of EV Propulsion Systems in the Thermal Management Sector and Rising Opportunities for the Industry
This report provides an understanding of the electric vehicle (EV) propulsion system’s thermal management component technology, market trends for light EVs, an in-depth demand outlook, and an overview of the main players and market drivers—on both global and regional levels. What are the size and scope of the global EV propulsion system’s thermal management compo...
30-Nov-2018
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Technologies Driving Seat Comfort
What started as a stationary spring- and padding-covered component—designed with the intent only to provide a surface for occupants to sit—has come a long way from its origin. Seat adjustment was introduced for the first time in the early 1900s. Later in the mid-1900s, seating went through a transition when selective manufacturers identified seating comfort as a brand ...
30-Nov-2018
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Exterior Systems Lightweighting
The exterior component system of a car is, quite simply put, the design feature and language of the car. It not only provides for the vehicle’s external aesthetics but also has a critical functionality in terms of the passive safety it provides by forming a closure across the passenger cell through a number of fixed and cantilevered components. With the body-in-white (BI...
26-Nov-2018
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Power Steering Systems Market Report
This report provides a basic understanding of power steering systems for cars, an in-depth demand outlook, and an overview of the main players and market drivers on global and regional levels. The report will answer the following questions:  What are the size and scope of the global power steering systems market? What are the key drivers within the sector? ...
19-Nov-2018
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Infotainment Head Unit Systems Report
This report provides a basic understanding of infotainment head unit systems for cars as well as an in-depth demand outlook for the systems, main players, and market drivers on global and regional levels. The infotainment head unit is the command center of a vehicle’s entertainment functions including radio tuner, media connectivity, audio playback, navigation, as wel...
16-Nov-2018
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New light sources: Redefining lighting industry
All research in this report is based on the 2018 IHS Markit Global Lighting Sector Forecast that covers global and regional growth of light sources such as halogen, xenon, light-emitting diode (LED), organic light-emitting diode (OLED), and laser, along with technology, customer, and supplier analysis. The report provides an understanding of the factors pushing demand for ...
07-Nov-2018
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Low/Zero Emission Zones Report
A low-emission zone (LEZ) is a geographic area where access restrictions apply to certain polluting vehicles. LEZs primarily aim to control and improve the area's air quality, which means entry for vehicles with higher-than-permissible emissions levels is restricted or banned. In some LEZs, higher-polluting vehicles are allowed to enter after paying a fixed toll. Certai...
06-Nov-2018
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Regional E-mobility Profiles 2018
Electric vehicle (EV) adoption has varied uptake depending on the country. The IHS Markit regional e-mobility profiles provide an assessment of the key e-mobility countries and compare the development of these markets. This report aims to address crucial questions such as Which country has the highest EV uptake? How does the total cost of ownership vary by...
31-Oct-2018
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Damper Market and Technology
The trends in the global automotive industry today can be summed up in an acronym, C.A.S.E.—connectivity, autonomy, shared mobility, and electrification. The term has come to define how the industry shapes today. These trends are buoyed by customer preferences that are moving away from traditional development areas such as core chassis or engine technology. This is in co...
17-Oct-2018
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16-Oct-2018
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Alternative Fuels: CNG & LPG
Increasing concerns regarding air pollution, climate change, and depleting oil resources are bringing AAFs to the forefront. In the search for alternative sources of propulsion, researchers around the world have developed capable competencies in areas such as electrification, alternative fuels, hybridization, hydrogen, and nitrogen. Success in alternative fuels aims to has...
15-Oct-2018
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Instrument Panel Report and Forecast
From the age of horse-drawn carriages that enhanced mobility for the human race, instrument panels (commonly known as dashboards) have evolved with time. Initially, instrument panels were mounted on carriages and later on motor-driven vehicles to protect occupants from the outside environment as well as from the engine heat inside the cabin. They have advanced substantiall...
15-Oct-2018
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Telematics Systems Market and Technology Trends Report
This report provides a basic understanding of telematics technology for cars as well as an in-depth demand outlook for telematics systems, main players, and main market drivers at a global and regional level. IHS Markit uses a simple definition of telematics. Telematics refers to solutions and applications built on top of information content flowing via wireless communi...
12-Oct-2018
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Lighting Industry shifting towards sensor technology
All research in this report is based on the 2017 IHS Markit Global Lighting Sector Forecast that covers global and regional growth of the lighting industry in supporting ADAS systems, along with technology, customer, and supplier analysis. The report provides an understanding of the changing role of lighting systems with increasing autonomy levels and the challenges fac...
11-Oct-2018
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Heated Steering Wheel fitment in OE light vehicles is growing significantly
This report provides an understanding of the heated steering wheel (HSW) technology and market trends for light vehicles, an in-depth demand outlook, and an overview of the main players and market drivers – on both global and regional levels. What are the size and scope of the global HSW market? What are the key drivers pushing the sector? What is the regional ou...
10-Oct-2018
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09-Oct-2018
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Automotive Services, Apps & Software Report and Forecast
IHS Markit estimates that more than 50% of the total cost of developing a vehicle today is related to software or electronic components. As these hardware components become more software-driven, many automakers are openly repositioning themselves as software-based and services-based companies by providing things such as smartphone-centric applications, usage-based insuranc...
02-Oct-2018
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Plug-In Electric Vehicle Index (2018)
The Plug-In Electric Vehicle Index looks to track regional uptake of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) and ranks countries' market share of PEV registrations in a given quarter. A PEV is any motor vehicle that can be recharged from any external source of electricity. Broadly, a PEV system consists of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles...
28-Sep-2018
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25-Sep-2018
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The Impact of High Voltage Alternative Propulsion Systems on Power Electronics
Regional carbon dioxide (CO2) and emissions legislations are the major factors driving the global demand for EVs. Present internal combustion technology alone is not able to achieve such targets. Therefore, almost every vehicle manufacturer has started to include alternative propulsion derivatives in their respective product lineups to meet these goals. Of the different...
20-Sep-2018
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Light Vehicle Four Year Engine Forecasts - Q3 2018
Light Vehicle Four Year Engine Forecast Q3 2018 Europe*Light Vehicle Four Year Engine Forecast Q3 2018 Greater China*Light Vehicle Four Year Engine Forecast Q3 2018 Japan*Light Vehicle Four Year Engine Forecast Q3 2018 Middle East Africa*Light Vehicle Four Year Engine Forecast Q3 2018 - North America*Light Vehicle Four Year Engine Forecast Q3 2018 South America*Light Vehic...
12-Sep-2018
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Light Vehicle Four Year Transmission Forecasts - Q3 2018
Light Vehicle Four Year Transmission Forecast Q3 2018 - Europe*Light Vehicle Four Year Transmission Forecast Q3 2018 - China*Light Vehicle Four Year Transmission Forecast Q3 2018 - South Korea*Light Vehicle Four Year Transmission Forecast Q3 2018 - Japan*Light Vehicle Four Year Transmission Forecast Q3 2018 - South America*Light Vehicle Four Year Transmissions Forecast Q3 ...
12-Sep-2018
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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 speeds through a combination of gear and shafts. The powertrain system can weigh...
11-Sep-2018
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Instrument Cluster Display Systems Market and Technology Trends Report
This report provides a basic understanding of instrument cluster display (ICD) systems for cars, an in-depth demand outlook, and an overview of the main players and market drivers on a global and regional level. All research in this report is based on the IHS Markit production forecast for instrument clusters, which is in turn based on our global light vehicle production ...
10-Sep-2018
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The Ever-Expanding Connected Car Market
This report is focused on covering telematics and connected car technologies and their current and future applications. It includes an assessment of the status of connected vehicle technologies. A forecast summary of multiple market segments is included on a global basis. IHS Markit uses the following terminology for connected vehicles: Embedded modem: W...
07-Sep-2018
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HVAC in Electric Vehicles
This report provides an initial understanding of the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) technology in battery electric vehicles (BEVs), fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEV), and full-hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs). It also provides a demand outlook, and an overview of the leading players and market drivers—on global and regional levels. What are the siz...
30-Aug-2018
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21-Aug-2018
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Legislation and Incentives Database and Report
The purpose of this report is to provide a biannual summary of legislation and incentives driving the uptake of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) in major automotive markets of interest. This report complements the Legislation and Incentives Database and is organized as follows: An overview section containing high-level tables comparing the availability and effect ...
20-Aug-2018
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17-Aug-2018
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Branded Speakers and Acoustics Report
This report provides a basic understanding of premium audio technology for cars, an in-depth demand outlook, main players, and main market drivers at regional and global levels. How does IHS Markit define premium audio? In-vehicle audio components that provide decent sound quality continue to be one of the most indispensable features of in-car infotainment. Since t...
17-Aug-2018
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Light Vehicle Four Year Production Forecasts - Q3 2018*
Light Vehicle Four Year Production Forecast North America Q3 2018*Light Vehicle Four Year Production Forecast South America Q3 2018*Light Vehicle Four Year Production Forecast South Asia Q3 2018*Light Vehicle Four Year Production Forecast Japan Q3 2018*Light Vehicle Four Year Production Forecast China Q3 2018*Light Vehicle Four Year Production Forecast Europe Q3 2018*Light...
17-Aug-2018
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Global Door Trim Panel Report
As an intrinsic component of the cockpit, door trim panels provide multiple functions to the evolving car interiors of today. Housing a number of features—such as providing essential protection to the occupants; curbing noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) levels; and functioning as a casing for door elements—the door trim panel has gone through a substantial evolutio...
16-Aug-2018
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The Growing Demand for Advanced Lighting Functions
All research in this report is based on the 2017 IHS Markit Global Lighting Sector Forecast that covers global and regional component demand, along with technology, customer, and supplier analysis. The report provides an understanding of the factors pushing demand for intelligent lighting systems across the globe and the challenges facing automotive lighting systems at glo...
14-Aug-2018
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31-Jul-2018
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HUD Systems Market and Technology Trends Report
This report provides a basic understanding of automotive head-up display (HUD) technologies, their types, an in-depth global and regional demand outlook, and insight into the supply chain and core market drivers. HUD is a projection technology or a virtual transparent display of information that does not require users to look away from their usual viewpoints. Critical d...
20-Jul-2018
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Chassis Systems Lightweighting Report
The chassis of a car is a system of structures that dampen and support the other component areas of the vehicle. Analogous to the skeleton of a body, the chassis acts as the base to all the other component areas, and prevents any torsional deflection in the vehicle. The chassis supports sprung and unsprung mass, dynamic and static loadings, movements and stoppages—in sho...
06-Jul-2018
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Trends in Keyless Vehicle Access Control Systems
Automotive electronics have rapidly evolved over the past decade with electrification of mechanical components and introduction of electronics in safety, security, and propulsion technologies. There has been a major shift in the technologies that give access to vehicles—from keys to keyless entry. Keyless vehicle access control systems are fully automated systems compris...
05-Jul-2018
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The Global Airbag Report and Forecast
Airbags have been one of the most crucial inventions to have revolutionized automotive safety. At a time when automotive safety was primarily limited to the application of seatbelts—first the rudimentary “lap” or two-point seat belts introduced by Ford in the 1950s and later three-point seat belts, invented by Volvo in 1959—airbags came into existence only a few ye...
21-Jun-2018
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Report on Active Grille Shutter Sector
This report provides an understanding of the active grille shutter technology and market trends for light vehicles, an in-depth demand outlook, and an overview of the main players and market drivers – on both global and regional levels. What are the size and scope of the global active grille shutter market? What are the key drivers pushing the sector? What is the...
18-Jun-2018
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Center Stack Display Systems Market and Technology Trends Report
This report provides a basic understanding of center-stack display (CSD) technology for cars as well as an in-depth demand outlook for such display systems, main players, and main market drivers at a global and regional level. All research in this report is based on the IHS Markit production forecast for center-stack displays (CSDs), which is in turn based on our glo...
14-Jun-2018
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12-Jun-2018
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Volume OEM Chassis Strategy Report
This report provides a fundamental understanding of the strategy volume OEMs follow in evolving their vehicle chassis, an in-depth demand outlook, an overview of the main market drivers and challenges—on both global and regional levels—and current and planned advances pertaining to caliper technology. What are the size and scope of the global volume OEM chassis mar...
11-Jun-2018
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The Chinese Automotive Supplier Report
China continues to struggle to maintain the growth rates it experienced in the past. This will be further exacerbated by the trade tensions with its biggest export market, the US. The further consolidation of President Xi Jinping’s power, by abolishing term limits, was surprising and it is too early to say what implications this development will have on the Chinese eco...
08-Jun-2018
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Lighting Regulatory Environment
All research in this report is based on the 2017 IHS Markit Global Lighting Sector Forecast, which covers global and regional regulations, along with a technology, customer, and supplier analysis. This report provides an understanding of global regulatory environment as well as challenges and the outlook of automotive lighting systems—on both global and regional levels. ...
04-Jun-2018
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EV Charging Infrastructure Forecast and Report
This document accompanies the Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Forecast Database. This document is designed to give definitions, explain key trends, and present the market outlook for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. In researching for this report and forecast database, IHS Markit interviewed a wide range of: Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment...
24-May-2018
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23-May-2018
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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 vehicles was to increase peak engine performance in terms of horsepower (hp). Now...
23-May-2018
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Automotive Cybersecurity Report
Please note that the forecast was updated in May 2018. The report was last updated in November 2017. This report covers the global market for cyber security measures for embedded wireless systems, physical systems, and cyber -physical systems, in the car. The paper covers some of the aspects that necessitate the need for cyber security measures, such as attack...
22-May-2018
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Interior Systems Lightweighting
Interiors component area The components and subcomponents in a car can be broadly differentiated into five component areas, namely powertrain, body-in-white (BIW), chassis, interiors, and exteriors. This categorization helps in grouping the components by function and technology, and allows for a holistic approach to lightweighting. Vehicular interiors, or the interior c...
22-May-2018
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Front Lighting ECU Trends
Electronic systems such as safety systems and lighting systems contribute to about 80–90% of all modern-car innovations. With continuous adoption of automotive technology and lighting components, headlights and taillights have gone through a substantial change in functionality and design; these lighting components combine high performance with safety, low-energy consumpt...
21-May-2018
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Seat Value Chain Mapping
When it comes to manufacturing, the automotive industry is one of the prime examples of a sophisticated production network simplified to perform complex tasks to build quality products for consumers. As one of the early adopters of innovative production processes, such as the acclaimed “assembly line” process introduced by Ford in the early 1900s for series production,...
15-May-2018
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Integrated Comfort Electronics on the Rise: Central Body Control Module Market Trends
Automotive electronics are becoming more crucial to the smooth starting and running of a vehicle. Today, electronic systems comprise about 80–90% of car innovations and new features, from emission level regulations to safety systems (both active and passive), right to entertainment and connectivity features. Even before the engine starts, electronics powered by integrate...
08-May-2018
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ADAS Applications and Sensors Report
This report outlines and discusses the market for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). ADAS offer an aid to the driver aimed at making the driving activity either safer, more convenient, or both; ADAS increasingly do so via autonomous control that does not always require the driver to interact with the system or the vehicle. Please note that this report includes o...
30-Apr-2018
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High Voltage Battery Cooling Components: Many alternative cooling solutions for lithium-ion and now the prospect of solid-state batteries
This report provides an understanding of the battery-cooling component technology and market trends for light electric vehicles, an in-depth demand outlook, and an overview of the main players and market drivers—on both global and regional levels. What are the size and scope of the global battery-cooling component market? What are the key drivers pushing the sector...
30-Apr-2018
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26-Apr-2018
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The Advanced Automotive Lighting and Vision Systems Report
All research in this report is based on the 2017 IHS Markit Global Lighting Sector Forecast, which covers global and regional demand, along with technology, customer, and supplier analyses. The report provides an understanding of advanced automotive lighting market, its key growth drivers and challenges, and the outlook of automotive lighting systems on both global and reg...
25-Apr-2018
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24-Apr-2018
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Premium OEM Chassis Strategy Report
This report provides a fundamental understanding of the strategy premium OEMs follow in evolving their vehicle chassis, an in-depth demand outlook, an overview of the main market drivers and challenges—on both global and regional levels—and current and planned advances pertaining to caliper technology. What are the size and scope of the global premium OEM chassis m...
24-Apr-2018
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Supplying Hyundai Kia
In 2016, the combined Hyundai Motor Group, including both the Hyundai and Kia brands, sold approximately 7.76 million vehicles worldwide, up 2% compared to 2015 but below the group's growth target of 8.13 million units for 2016. The group ranked the fourth highest strategic group in sales volume in 2016. Global Light Vehicle Sales by Strategic Group - 2013 to 2021 (Sour...
23-Apr-2018
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Automotive Fuel Systems Report
Acronyms CAGR compound annual growth rate DI direct injection, noncommon rail DI-CR direct injection–common rail DI-UI direct injection–unit injector GDI gasoline direct injection HCCI homogenous charge compression ignition IDI indirect injection ...
06-Apr-2018
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Automotive Wiring Harnesses Report
Automotive wiring harnesses are an assembly of wires that transmit power and signals to electronic control units (ECUs), actuators, and other onboard electronics. Modern vehicles have an abundance of electric accessories and components. The primary source of this electricity is the vehicle's battery. A wiring harness essentially distributes both signal information and elec...
27-Mar-2018
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Plug-In Electric Vehicle Index (2017)
The Plug-In Electric Vehicle Index looks to track regional uptake of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) and ranks countries' market share of PEV registrations in a given quarter. A PEV is any motor vehicle that can be recharged from any external source of electricity. Broadly, a PEV system consists of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles...
27-Mar-2018
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Automotive Additive Manufacturing
Additive manufacturing or 3D printing can be most commonly defined as the process of manufacturing an object in three dimensions through layer-by-layer deposition of building materials with the help of a computer-guided printer jet. The process allows for both simulation and rapid prototyping with multiple iterations, thereby reducing the total development time and allowin...
16-Mar-2018
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Supplying the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance
The Renault-Nissan Alliance welcomed a third full member at the end of 2016 with the addition of Mitsubishi Motors. If the group partners were a single company, the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance  would represent the largest OEM in the world (by volume) having recorded combined sales of 10,608,366 units in 2017. As it is, the three OEMs remain separate entities, w...
16-Mar-2018
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13-Mar-2018
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Autonomous Vehicle Report
Autonomous vehicles have received tremendous interest in the last five years—first from high-tech companies and then from the automotive industry. The research and development investments in autonomous vehicle technology have passed USD12 billion and are growing by multiple billions of dollars per year. Waymo, a self-driving car company that began as a part of Google, ha...
09-Mar-2018
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Automotive User Interfaces Report
Introduction The market for automotive user interfaces (UIs) is well positioned for growth in sales and revenue, as well as new technological innovations. The industry was once composed of nothing more than buttons and knobs. It now includes speech recognition, touchscreen displays, liquid crystal displays (LCDs), light-emitting diodes (LEDs), organic light...
06-Mar-2018
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Automotive A/C compressor technology overview and market analysis
This report provides an understanding of the A/C compressor technology and market trends for light vehicles, an in-depth demand outlook, and an overview of the main players and market drivers—on both global and regional levels. Questions the report will answer include What are the size and scope of the global A/C compressor market? What are the key drivers pus...
28-Feb-2018
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Usability Review - GM Marketplace Platform
In early December 2017, General Motors (GM) announced the rollout of GM Marketplace, a platform to make reservations, order a coffee, or get a deal on an oil change—right from the headunit. Since the announcement, around 2 million 4G LTE—enabled Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, and GMC vehicles have received Marketplace by way of an over-the-air (OTA) update. GM claims that...
28-Feb-2018
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Analysis of the Automotive High Voltage Battery Market
Among the different components of the electric vehicle (EV), the battery is one of the most important parts used in EVs. As the EV market is expected to grow significantly in the coming years, the battery market is expected to follow suit. Batteries are present in three forms: battery cell, battery module and battery pack. A huge amount of power is required to operate a...
20-Feb-2018
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Caliper Market and Technology Advancement Report
This report provides a fundamental understanding of brake calipers for cars, an in-depth demand outlook, an overview of the main players and market drivers—on a global and regional level—and current and planned advances pertaining to caliper technology. Questions the report will answer include: What are the size and scope of the global caliper market? What a...
20-Feb-2018
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The Global Seat Assembly Report and Forecast
The automotive industry has been on a progressive voyage since its inception, adapting to the various shifts in process and technology over time. From the early coachbuilding days to when Ford introduced the assembly line practice in the early 1900s for series production, the “automobile” has undergone a series of evolutions. Operating as the building blocks, automotiv...
16-Feb-2018
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Mild Hybridization & 48V
A hybrid system of 48V is termed a mild hybrid. It combines an electric motor with a conventional internal combustion engine, resulting in an average 10% reduction in fuel consumption and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. This is made possible through braking energy recuperation and stop-start coasting. In the latter case, the combustion engine completely turns off, not only...
05-Feb-2018
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Supplying PSA
Groupe PSA is the 9th largest light vehicle OEM in terms of sales volume. In August 2017, PSA completed the acquisition of Opel/Vauxhall in Europe from General Motors (GM). The transaction has taken in all of Opel/Vauxhall's automotive operations. This includes the Opel and Vauxhall brands, six assembly facilities, five component manufacturing operations, its engineering c...
26-Jan-2018
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Usability Review - 2017 Cadillac CTS V-Series
The CTS-V brings much of the luxury technology feature set from the existing Cadillac lineup to its interior, starting with the display systems. The 8-inch center stack display (CSD) includes the revamped Cadillac CUE infotainment platform with navigation, along with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities. Also included as standard are the 12.3-inch fully digital inst...
05-Jan-2018
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The Automotive Exhaust and Aftertreatment Report
Automotive pollutants have adverse and damaging effects on human health and the ecological system they live in. The effects may range from reduced visibility to cancer and death. Direct and frequent exposure to pollutants such as carbon monoxide (CO), sulphur dioxide (SO2), and suspended particulate matter (PM) has been proved to spur increased mortality, morbidity, impair...
22-Dec-2017
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Supplying Mercedes-Benz
In 2016, Mercedes-Benz overtook BMW as the world's leading premium passenger-car brand for the first time since 2005 with annual sales of 2.04 million units to BMW's 1.99 million units. The result was thanks to a strategy focused on expanding its core model range with new models in the compact sector based on the front-wheel drive MFA platform, as well as increasing its nu...
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