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Russia’s new vehicle market: Prospects to 2020

Russias new vehicle market: Prospects to 2020

2015 marked the third successive year of decline for both the light and heavy vehicle markets in Russia, and underlying conditions remain challenging. However, an end to the downward spiral could be in sight if the economy begins to recover in 2017 as forecast. This exclusive Automotive World report examines the outlook for the Russian market in the period 2016-2020.

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Volvo Group production outlook to 2020

Volvo Group production outlook to 2020

Volvo Group has set itself the target of becoming the most profitable or second-most profitable company within its peer group, and becoming the top-seller or second-top seller of heavy duty trucks. This exclusive Automotive World report outlines how the company's improved geographic spread thanks to various JVs, acquisitions and organic growth, could see the group hit half a million units by the end of the forecast period.

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NAFTA’s new vehicle market: Prospects to 2020

NAFTA's new vehicle market prospects to 2020

2015 was another spectacular year for the North American light vehicle and M/HD truck markets, but to achieve a seventh consecutive year of rising light vehicle sales in the US looks achievable only with incentives. This exclusive Automotive World report examines the outlook for the NAFTA market in the period 2016-2020.

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Renault-Nissan Alliance production outlook to 2020

Renault-Nissan Alliance model plans and production outlook to 2020

In 2015, the Renault-Nissan Alliance (RNA) sold a record 8.53 million cars and LCVs, its sixth successive year of rising sales. It retained its positions as the fourth largest vehicle manufacturer worldwide and second largest of the Europeans. This exclusive Automotive World report looks at the OEM's brand portfolio and the role the CMF strategy will play in helping RNA grow its production to 10.4 million units by the end of the forecast period.

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Special report: Vehicle lightweighting

Special report: Vehicle lightweighting-2016

A successful lightweighting strategy involves much more than simply replacing a few steel panels with aluminium or carbon fibre – it’s about using the right material for the right part in the right place. Lightweighting has become a whole-vehicle concept in itself, improving not only fuel economy and emissions but also vehicle performance and handling.

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Europe’s new vehicle market: Prospects to 2020

Europe's new vehicle market: Prospects to 2020

According to this Automotive World forecast, light vehicle (LV) demand in the EU & EFTA region will grow through to 2019, halted by a cyclical downturn towards the end of the forecast period. Demand for heavy CVs is expected to peak across the region in 2018, falling slightly to around 425,000 units by the end of the same period.

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Paccar production outlook to 2020

Paccar production outlook to 2020

Paccar produced an estimated 160,000 trucks in 2015. The world’s 4th largest producer of >16t trucks sells vehicles in North America (Kenworth and Peterbilt) and Europe (DAF). This exclusive Automotive World report outlines why Paccar's output is anticipated to drop by 5% in 2016, followed by a recovery from 2018 that will take the OEM to a new peak by 2020.

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Volkswagen Group light vehicle model plans and production outlook to 2019

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After selling 10 million units in 2014 – four years ahead of its original 2018 target – the year 2015 turned into an annus horribilis for VW Group as boardroom disruption in April was followed a few months later by the diesel emissions scandal. This exclusive Automotive World report considers likely developments in VW Group's light vehicle operations in the years to 2019, and considers how the emissions scandal might affect the OEM's longer-term prospects.

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Guide to the automotive world in 2016

Guide to the automotive world in 2016

What does 2016 hold for the global automotive industry? This annual publication- available exclusively to Automotive World subscribers - features a mix of interviews with and articles by top global automotive industry analysts and consultants.

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