COVID 19 Impact on Global Automotive Industry

COVID-19 Leading Global Automotive Industry to Recession

Overview While China is recovering from the worst impact of the coronavirus, the focus has shifted to Europe and the USA. Factories in Hubei…

Counterpoint Toyota Panasonic EV Battery Partnership

Why is Toyota Partnering with Panasonic to Make EV Batteries?

Background In January 2019, Toyota and Panasonic announced they were forming a joint venture (JV), to manufacture prismatic batteries for electric…

Counterpoint: Top automotive trends and predictions

Global Automotive Outlook and Trends: 2020 and Beyond

The global automotive industry is entering into a new decade in which we expect a series of unprecedented challenges, but also opportunities – and it…

Counterpoint Tesla Q4 2019 Results

Tesla Q4 2019: Remains Profitable; Focuses on Fast Growth

Tesla posted its Q4 2019 results, increasing its total automotive revenues in 2019 over 2018. Even though the company managed profitability for two…

Post Event Coverage: ETAuto EV Conclave – Summaries of Panel Discussions

The recent ETAuto EV Conclave in Gurgaon was eventful with a focus on the current outlook for electric vehicles (EVs) in India, with various OEMs,…

E-Scooter Sales to Recover in 2020

Global E-Scooter Market to Start Recovery in 2020

Sales declined in 2019 due to new regulations in China. Market recovery to be driven by government initiatives, urbanization, and growing consumer…

Tesla Q3 2019: Profits and Progress to Autonomy

Tesla beat Wall Street’s expectations in 3Q 2019, and by some margin. After losing over US$1 billion during 1H 2019, it registered a profit of US$143…

More than 431 Million Telematics Control Units Will Be Shipped Globally During 2019-2025

LG, Continental, Harman, led the global automotive Telematics Control Unit (TCU) market in 2018. 4G and 5G TCUs to account for most of the shipments…

What Ails the Indian Automotive Industry?

The Indian automotive industry is undergoing a prolonged turbulent phase, with overall vehicle sales in the country on a downward trend for 11…

Record Sales But Losses Still Haunts Tesla

Tesla surpassed analyst expectations showing a significant increase in car deliveries when compared to Q1 2019. However, despite increasing…

Global Connected Car Revenues to Grow Five-Fold by 2025

US and Europe account for the majority of global demand; China is growing faster Safety regulations and customer experience driving exponential…

Tesla Misses Q1 2019 Expectations with Increasing Competition

The first quarter of 2019 was expected to be a tough one for Tesla. The cut in the US tax credit for Tesla cars from January 1, 2019, model upgrades,…

ADAS to Double Automotive Image Sensor Shipments by 2023

 US and Europe account for two-thirds of global demand, but China growing faster Stringent safety regulations driving exponential growth globally.…

Government Support: A Key Factor Responsible for Thriving China Electric Bus Market

Market Overview The Chinese electric bus market has seen significant growth, growing from just 4,100 units to 105,000 units during the period from…

Baidu – New Poster Boy of Autonomous Vehicles

Since the launch of Baidu’s Apollo software platform for autonomous vehicles in 2017, the company has acquired more than 100 clients from the…

Automotive Camera Sensors Market to Boom: Parking Sensors to Dominate

Introduction Growing customer preferences for in-vehicle comfort and ease of driving is leading to digitalization of passenger cars. Features such as…