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Examining the Top Ten most Motorised Cities

In general, average income is the single most important factor that determines consumer preferences to spend on transport or to buy private vehicles. However, lower income cities such as Kuala Lumpur, Vilnius and Athens are among the top ten cities with the highest ratio of passenger car ownership in the world. In these cities, passenger […]
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Trends Impacting the European Automotive Market

The anticipated flood of Chinese cars on European shores has simply not materialised. Even in the UK, where SAIC (Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation) produces cars bearing the infamous MG badge, the brand captures less than 0.1% of the UK passenger car market and no other Chinese contenders appear in data released by the national trade association, […]
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Opel Ogles Value Vehicles

Following the announcement by General Motors (GM) in December 2013 that it is withdrawing the Chevrolet brand from Europe, I commented back in December that this creates space for an affordable GM brand in Europe. This possibility is further supported by the fact that GM is seeking to move the Opel/Vauxhall brands upmarket with models […]
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Euromonitor to Speak at 3rd ICIS European Butadiene & Derivatives Conference

Date: 10th – 11th September 2014 Location: Westin Grand, Berlin The Conference: The 3rd ICIS European Butadiene & Derivatives Conference takes place in Westin Grand, Berlin this year on 10th and 11th September 2014. The 2013 edition attracted over 90 industry professionals from more than 64 companies representing 17 countries giving attendees the opportunity to network […]
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National Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP) Drives Car Sales to Record Levels in Nigeria

In October 2013, the Federal Government of Nigeria announced its National Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP). In order to stimulate investment in local vehicle production and thereby bolster Nigeria’s economy instead of revenues heading abroad, a core component of the plan is an increase in import duties for passenger cars from 20% to 70% (35% […]
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Marchionne’s Latest Five Year Plan Rightfully Addresses the Core Problems at FiatChrysler (Part 2)

Further to my first piece which focused on FCA’s plans in Europe, the second problem that FCA’s new plan seeks to tackle is the group’s fundamental under-representation in key emerging markets, especially China. Although compact cars account for 1 in 4 passenger vehicle sales in China, competition is intense and FIAT arguably sits uncomfortably between domestic […]
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The Rise and Fall of Car Traffic

Download as pdf Car traffic volume continues to rise in the majority of countries for which data are available. One particularly notable exception is the USA where car traffic has declined by 4.9% since 2007 – equivalent to 130 billion fewer car-kilometres in 2012 than in 2007. The USA continues to be home to the […]
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Thailand’s Troubled Car Market Makes Investment Elsewhere in the ASEAN Region More Attractive

I read with interest an article in the 5 February edition of the Financial Times, “Japanese Car Sales Plunge in Thailand”, which outlines that Mazda and Mitsubishi are the latest carmakers to report declining sales in Thailand in their third-quarter results. With ongoing political unrest and a poor prognosis for demand, autos investment will surely come under […]
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As Cars Increasingly Become Smartphones on Wheels, Their Makers Need to Support Both Android and iOS

AppConext Auto recently released an infographic, “Wheels in Motion”, which states that “according to a survey by Accenture, in-vehicle technology was overwhelmingly named as the most important factor in car purchasing decisions for US-based buyers”. No wonder then that cars are increasingly becoming “smartphones on wheels”, but the question still remains as to which operating […]
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Easing of Iranian Sanctions Provides a Much-Needed Boost to the French Car Industry

The French car industry is heavily reliant on Europe and so was particularly adversely impacted by the economic downturn in Europe. However, French producers are exploring new opportunities in the Iranian market after Iran pledged to freeze its nuclear programme. New Opportunities in Iran Following Iran’s pledge to freeze its nuclear programme, trade sanctions were […]
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