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The New Polestar 2 a Model for Going Mainstream

The ʼ24 Polestar 2 may have a winning formula thanks to some very old qualities.

Electrification Batteries Electrified Vehicles

EV Sales Tracker - US, China, Europe 2023 H1

This market tracker contains analysis of electrified light vehicles BEV, HEV, PHEV in the U.S., China and Europe markets.

Electrification Electrified Vehicles

NIO’s Branding in Europe: Can Reputation in China Translate to Success Overseas?

NIO’s global expansion plans may be hindered by the delays in infrastructure development in the NEV industry and concerns raised by the EU’s investigation into NEVs from China, which could potentially lead to a ban on these vehicles in the European market.

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Stellantis’ $25,000 BEV Can’t Unplug From China

As Stellantis sets its sights on a $25,000 BEV, the Chinese market emerges as a crucial piece of the puzzle.

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The Silent Game-Changer Dictating Automakers’ EV Battery Technology Battle

As the undisputed industry leader in EV batteries, CATL operates in a fast-paced market teeming with possibilities and obstacles. An analysis of its financial reporting reveals CATL is tackling overcapacity concerns while simultaneously maximizing profits and forging robust partnerships with leading automakers.

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Middle East’s BEV Potential: Could Chinese Automakers Break New Ground Beyond Europe?

A dynamic partnership is forming between Chinese automakers and the Middle East as they race toward an electrified future.

Batteries Electrification

Connected Car Report 2023

This comprehensive report looks at the connected car landscape exploring the impact of 5G, new architectures and the ascendancy of eSIMs as the OEM and CSP relationships develop.

Connectivity Autonomy

How Tesla’s Pricing Strategy Is Reshaping China’s EV Market

Tesla’s price reductions and expansion strategy are pressuring competitors and helping drive Chinese suppliers to Mexico. 

Electrified Vehicles Advanced Manufacturing

High-Priced BEVs Leaving Legacy OEMs Behind

Legacy automakers in Europe may find it harder to retain their market share if they don’t sell mass market BEVs soon.

Electrification Business Strategy

Looking for the Next Tesla? Follow the Production Line

Lordstown Motors’ recent failure may be a sign of more to come for the SPAC startups. But the next EV success story is already here.

Electrification Electrified Vehicles

PHEVs Taking Share From BEVs in China’s New Energy Vehicle Market

PHEVs and BEVs are both important drivers of electrification in China’s New Energy Vehicle market, with PHEVs expected to see a surge in growth in 2023. This article examines historical sales trends, the slowing growth of BEVs and the future of PHEVs. 

Electrified Vehicles Batteries

Propulsion Survey Tracker 2023

This tracker highlights our propulsion survey results for 2021 vs 2023. Survey respondents included Automotive OEMs, Tier 1 Suppliers and Tier 2 Suppliers and was conducted to assess changes in industry sentiment regarding propulsion topics.


ICE Propulsion Rate Tracker 2023

This tracker presents the U.S. Light Vehicle Factory Installed Propulsion Rate data for MY 2018-2022 with breakdowns by engine cylinder count, forced-induction type, and transmission type.  

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Our team of analysts and researchers keep close tabs on the latest trends in electric, hybrid and fuel-cell powertrains, as well traditional internal-combustion engines. We compile market data internationally, keep current on policy and regulations, offer detailed forecasts on powertrain take rates globally, conduct exclusive industry surveys and track developments in the global powertrain ecosystem.

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