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Italy’s new vehicle market: prospects to 2017

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Italy’s Fiat-dominated light vehicle (LV) market is mature, with the highest level of motorisation among the major European markets. Car ownership peaked in 2011, but dropped slightly in 2012 as the Italian economy moved into its third recession in five years in 2012. In 2012, the country’s new LV market ...

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Mexico’s new vehicle market: prospects to 2017

Mexico new vehicle market prospects to 2017

In Mexico’s light vehicle sector, dominated by three brands, car ownership levels are lower than mature markets but above those of the BRIC markets. The forecast for 2013 is for an 8.5% increase to over 1 million units. Thereafter, further growth is expected to take the market beyond its previous ...

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Technology Roadmap: Connected Vehicles

Technology Roadmap - Connected Vehicles

Automotive World’s Technology Roadmap: Connected Vehicles report examines the broad issues that OEMs, suppliers and service providers need to consider when devising their connected vehicle strategies. The pace of change in the technology for in-vehicle connectivity, coupled with the speed of innovation in consumer electronics, means it is no longer ...

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France’s New Vehicle Market: Prospects To 2017

France new vehicle market prospects to 2017

The French light vehicle market is dominated by the three major indigenous brands, Citroen, Peugeot and Renault, though their combined share has fallen from 60%-plus in the early 1990s to under 50% in 2012. Nonetheless, in 2012, Renault (including Dacia) accounted for nine of the Top-30 selling light vehicles, and ...

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Germany’s new vehicle market: prospects to 2017

German new vehicle market prospects to 2017_

Germany is a mature market with a relatively high level of car ownership, above the averages for both the EU-27 and EU-15. Most car sales reflect replacement demand and there is little scope for significant growth in trend demand. LV new registrations in Germany fell by 3.1% to 3.3 million ...

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Technology Roadmap: Light vehicle safety

Technology Roadmap: Light vehicle safety

Automotive World’s Technology Roadmap: Light vehicle safety investigates the key issues facing the automotive industry in the drive to improve light vehicle safety. As the industry races to reduce fatalities in an increasingly mobile world, active and passive safety technology continue to advance; so too, does the development of connected ...

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India’s new vehicle market – prospects to 2016

India

India is becoming an increasingly important player in the global automotive industry, both in terms of vehicle production and vehicle sales. Passenger car sales in India have risen from around 1 million units in 2003 to over 2.5 million units. Commercial vehicle sales have risen from around 260,000 units in ...

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