1st February 2023

Autotech and Connectivity: A Tale of Two Cities at CES and MWC

This is an exciting time of the year for anyone interested in connectivity and the automotive industry. It is the midpoint between the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las...

By Steve Bell, Chief Analyst, Connectivity at Informa Tech Automotive Group


30th January 2023

Weekly Brief: Toyota CEO Change Playing Catch-Up on BEVs?

Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda will step down in April to make way for new CEO Koji Sato, who currently serves as president of Toyota’s Lexus division. Toyoda has helmed...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


20th January 2023

Pricing EVs Out of the Market

Consumers eager to purchase BEVs could be excused for feeling bewildered and frustrated by prices, which continue to rise even as the cost of the batteries powering them decline....

By Siegfried Mortkowitz

30th December 2022

China Demands Recall of Honda Hybrids

Chinese regulators have demanded Honda recall more than 200,000 hybrid powered vehicles from the market citing brake pedal sensor issues. Reuters reports that China’s State Administration for Market Regulation...


17th October 2022

Weekly Brief: Polestar Targets Mass Sales with its First SUV

Polestar unveiled the new all-electric Polestar 3, the company’s first SUV and best chance yet to achieve global mainstream success. Polestar is one of the many EV start-ups that...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


7th October 2022

First Look at Honda’s Electric SUV for North America

Honda has released official pictures of its forthcoming first all-electric SUV targeting the North American market from 2024. While there are no powertrain details thus far, the BEV Honda...


17th June 2022

Tesla Tops Autonomous ADAS Crash Table

Pressure is mounting on the safety record of Tesla’s Autopilot cruise control software with 273 reported crashes with the systems engaged in the US since July last year, according...

24th May 2022

Honda Gives Sneak Peek at First BEV SUV

Honda has published the first artist’s impressions of its proposed first BEV SUV, the Prologue aimed at the North American market launching in 2024. It is also the automaker’s...


10th May 2022

Toyota Bets Big on BEV Prospects in India

Toyota is betting on India becoming the next global hot-spot for EV adoption following its $530M investment in the country. That’s the view of GlobalData’ senior automotive consulting analyst,...


19th April 2022

Weekly Brief: Carmakers Lose Interest in Auto Shows but Consumers Don’t

The New York International Auto Show returned from a two-year hiatus last week with a new look geared toward a fully electric future. The show featured a 250,000-square-foot indoor...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


11th April 2022

Weekly Brief: EV’s Hoping for a ‘Model T’ Moment

A hundred years ago Ford revolutionized gasoline powered cars by mass producing the first affordable automobile, the Model T. Now, General Motors and Honda want to do the same...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

29th March 2022

India Joins BEV Drive towards Battery Swapping

India’s unique infrastructure challenges are forcing it to consider radically different paths to electrification than many other nations. In her Union budget speech early this February, India’s finance minister...

By Roma Nazarov