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Turbochargers and superchargers – major trends and the future of forced induction

Technology, business and future of forced induction: market drivers, powertrain strategies, market segmentation and dynamics, forecasts to 2020, current and future forced induction technology, and detailed sector supplier profiles


Sustainability in the Tire Industry 2016

Definitive study on sustainability in the tire industry – technology roadmap, key opportunities, future


Internet of Cars: from Disruption to Dominance

Key trends in the connected car market


Automotive 48V Systems – Implications, Opportunities and Prospects

Current and near-future developments in 48V Power Supply Systems


Gasoline spark ignition engines: trends and emerging technologies

OEM strategies, technical analysis, supplier opportunities and future predictions in the gasoline engine sector


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Ford’s finance wizards do the math on mobility

Ford may not be the first automaker to put a pencil to its mobility aspirations, but it is the first to release some of the details. Ford expects that AVs will account for 20 percent of the industry by 2030 and the company’s Finanzamt expects AV-based car-sharing to achieve 20 percent margins, a level unheard […]

BMW appears ready to concede that its i EV strategy was mistaken

Details of BMW’s reaction to Tesla on the electric vehicle front are spilling out. It’s now expected that a select number of standard production models will be offered with all-electric-drive systems, including  electric versions of the 3-Series, X4 and Mini Cooper. It’s a major turnaround from  BMW’s existing  strategy — dedicated i series models that […]

Sergio Marchionne needs another partner in China — and now he may have one

With little opportunity to find a partner in Europe or the United States, Fiat Chrysler is scrambling to establish another one in China. Every foreign carmaker is allowed two in China and FCA has only has one, with Guangzhou. A partnership with BAIC would allow Sergio Marchionne to get the company’s other FCA brands (besides […]

Under Tata, Jaguar Land Rover is ready to take another step toward further from its Ford dependence

It’s little discussed, but Tata’s ownership of Jaguar Land Rover, has been a major success. The British brands have had the independence and the resources to extend their product lines. And things have worked out well. This fall Tata, will show important progress toward ending JLR’s technical reliance on the brands’ former owner, Ford. At […]

The Carlos Tavares mystique continues to grow

It’s fairly clear that after Elon Musk, Carlos Tavares is being viewed as the second most innovative and intriguing CEO among automaker CEOs these days. A couple of examples from the past week: Tavares is launching car-sharing services in Los Angeles in partnership with Bollore Group. Also, he is ready to embrace 3-D printing as […]

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66th Commercial Vehicles Fair IAA 2016

22 Sep 2016 - 29 Sep 2016
Hannover , Germany

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25 Sep 2016 - 28 Sep 2016
Scottsdale, Arizona , USA

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26 Sep 2016 - 27 Sep 2016
Vimercate , Italy

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Bad Nauheim , Germany

Grazer Safety Update 2016

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Graz , Austria

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