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Industry Trend Analysis - Detroit Auto Show: Carmakers At A Crossroads - MAR 2018

Americas January 2018 / United States / Industry

Exhibits and announcements at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show reflect two major current trends for automakers: firstly, satisfying the current demand for big trucks and SUVs, and secondly, planning for an electric and autonomous future. The latter will weigh on carmakers financially until new technologies start to make money.


Industry Trend Analysis - Infrastructure, Mining And Agriculture To Fuel CV Sales - APR 2018

Asia April 2018 / India / Industry

Solid growth in India's construction, mining and agribusiness sectors will help drive an 8.6% expansion in new commercial vehicle sales in India in FY2018/19.


Industry Trend Analysis - EU-Canada Free Trade Deal Implications - APR 2018

Emerging Europe April 2018 / Europe / Industry

The EU-Canada free trade agreement that came into force in September 2017 will act as a boon for both Canadian and European producers. In particular, we highlight Canadian automotive component suppliers and European commercial vehicle producers as the best positioned to profit from the agreement.


Industry Trend Analysis - Total Investment Signals Thawing Sentiment - APR 2018

Middle East & Africa April 2018 / Libya / Industry

Total's Waha acquisition is a sign of gradual improvement in investor sentiment towards Libya. However, a larger uptick in investment is unlikely until more substantive political progress is made.


Industry Trend Analysis - Autos Investment Round-Up: Germany Steps Up As Investment Goes High-Tech - MAR 2018

Western Europe January 2018 / Europe / Industry

The majority of investment projects in Western Europe over the last quarter are aimed at value-added high-tech manufacturing. Germany stands out for several projects as the national industry faces up to the charges levelled against it in the general election that it has fallen behind in the innovation stakes.