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Weekly Update: COVID-19 Impact On Global Automotive Industry

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NIO’s Battery-as-a-Service (BaaS) Strategy: A Smart Move

Nio has launched battery as a service (BaaS) under Nio-Power, offering charging and swapping of batteries for EV owners. BaaS users can buy a Nio car…

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Tesla Q2 2020: Strong Performance, Positive Outlook

Highlights Tesla ended Q2 2020 with $5.2 billion in automotive revenues, a decline of 3.7% from last year. The performance is impressive considering…

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Tesla’s Chinese Foray: Why, What and How

In 2018, Tesla CEO Elon Musk signed an agreement with the Shanghai regional government to set up the first Gigafactory in China. Here we discuss why…

Tesla Q1 2020: Manages to Stay Profitable

Key Highlights Tesla ended Q1 2020 with US$5.1 billion in revenues, up 37.8% from last year. The company earned a small profit of US$16 million,…

Regulatory Gridlocks Slowing Down EV Growth in US

Summary The US remains an important market for automakers, accounting for 20% of vehicles and about 15% of EV sales globally. However, regulatory…

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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…