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Special report: Autonomous cars

Special reports: Autonomous cars

Much of the technology for self-driving or autonomous cars already exists. However, bringing the cars to market involves not only honing that technology, but perhaps more importantly, shaping the regulatory and societal frameworks in which the cars will operate. From OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers to the insurance, security, sensor technology and software sectors, this exclusive Automotive World report presents the views of leading industry stakeholders at the forefront of the race to launch autonomous cars.

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Special report: Connected cars

Special report: Connected cars

The connected car is far from exclusive to the OEMs. Traditional and non-traditional players are desperate to get involved. The question for all parties is how to monetise the connected car and all it has to offer. From Tier 1 suppliers, via the telco perspective to HMI and software developers and the OEMs themselves, this exclusive Automotive World report provides top-level insight from a range of key connected car stakeholders.

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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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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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Autonomous cars by 2020 – really?

Autonomous cars by 2020 – really?

Whether for reasons of safety, comfort or simply engineering and technology leadership, various OEMs have said they expect to have autonomous car technology ready for launch by or in 2020. Built around exclusive insight from industry stakeholders, this Automotive World report investigates the likelihood of commercially available autonomous passenger cars being on the road by 2020; where; and if not in 2020, when.

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The auto industry prepares for China’s ‘new normal’

The auto industry prepares for China's 'new normal'

A slowdown in previously spectacular sales volumes in China was inevitable, but the speed of that slowdown has taken many by surprise, and has led to the government cutting its sales tax on small cars and easing car financing conditions. Is it a crisis, or merely a bump in the road? This Automotive World report is based on exclusive insight from OEM and supplier executives and the views of industry analysts and consultants.

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Cyber security: the auto industry’s greatest challenge?

Cyber security: the auto industry's greatest challenge?

Tackling the automotive cyber threat could mark a turning point for the automotive industry. Get it right now, and it can set up the connected car of the future. Fail to secure the connected car, and we risk everything that this technology can offer. This Automotive World report has been compiled using exclusive interviews with and contributions from key industry stakeholders, including OEMs, suppliers, management consultants, IT security specialists, trade associations and regulatory authorities.

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Is the auto industry ready for the world of 2030?

Is the auto industry ready for the world of 2030?

2030 - the new 2020? The automotive industry is entering a 15-year period of societal and industrial development more rapid than ever before. For so long a convenient, vague, far-away target, 2020 is suddenly just around the corner, so it is to the world of 2030 that we now look for the next round of change. But how different will that world be? And what role will the automotive industry play in that world?

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The auto industry in 2015: half-term report

The auto industry in 2015: half term report

Key stakeholders from the global light vehicle, trucking and supplier sectors offer unique insight into the developments of the global automotive industry in the first half of 2015, and look ahead to the second half and full year.

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US truck industry prepares for GHG Phase II

US truck industry prepares for GHG Phase II

In February 2014, President Obama called for new heavy duty (HD) truck emissions standards. A draft of the proposed Phase II greenhouse gas (GHG) and fuel economy rule is expected to be published in June 2015. After a period of consultation, the final Phase II rule will be published in 2016.

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