As Electric Vehicles Go Mainstream, Global Battery Market Will See Rapid Expansion

As Electric Vehicles Go Mainstream, Global Battery Market Will See Rapid Expansion

EVs race to the mainstream continues. Investor interest is soaring, deliverables for major contracts are coming due, and technology innovations and new product introductions by both established automakers and EV start-ups are improving the affordability and performance.

  Automotive & Transport      Consumer Goods      Energy & Petroleum    

COVID Spike in E-Bike Demand Leads to Supply Shortages, But Long-Term Outlook Remains Bright

COVID Spike in E-Bike Demand Leads to Supply Shortages, But Long-Term Outlook Remains Bright

Highlighted in this blog are key global market trends to watch as the pandemic recedes and world economies renormalize in 2021 and beyond.


3D Printing, Motor Vehicles, & Other Growth Areas in the Global Thermoplastic Elastomer Market

3D Printing, Motor Vehicles, & Other Growth Areas in the Global Thermoplastic Elastomer Market

The global market for thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) is forecast to reach 7.0 million metric tons in 2024 as penetration continues to expand in both developing and developed parts of the world.


Decoding the Global Off-Road Equipment Market: 4 Key Trends to Watch Through 2024

Decoding the Global Off-Road Equipment Market: 4 Key Trends to Watch Through 2024

A number of trends will drive sales of off-road equipment at the global level – particularly gains in construction, farming, and manufacturing, applications.


3 Key Trends Impacting the Global Diesel Engines Market in 2019 & Beyond

3 Key Trends Impacting the Global Diesel Engines Market in 2019 & Beyond

Consumers don't realize just how critical diesel engines are to global transport and industrial infrastructure, and how these versatile machines affect our daily lives.


School Buses in North America Are Going Green

School Buses in North America Are Going Green

Most of the school buses operating in the US and Canada today are diesel, compressed natural gas/liquefied natural gas, or conventional gas-powered types. Recently, however, this has begun to change, with several major manufacturers introducing and promoting new electric and hybrid school bus models.


Two-Wheel Diversification: The E-bike & Scooter Revolution

Two-Wheel Diversification: The E-bike & Scooter Revolution

The recent entries of GM and Ford into the e-bike market could be a catalyst for an industry-wide “automotive invasion". Will this spur other big automakers to follow suit?

  Automotive & Transport      Consumer Goods      Industry Studies    

Tariff Tracker: How Will Shift from NAFTA to USMCA Impact the Car Industry?

Tariff Tracker: How Will Shift from NAFTA to USMCA Impact the Car Industry?

The Trump administration’s unapologetic disparagement of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has resulted in a replacement agreement, announced October 1. Now known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), has NAFTA changed in anything but name?

  Automotive & Transport      Freedonia Focus      Tariffs    

Tariff Tracker: US-China Automobile Tariffs Causing Global Trouble

Tariff Tracker: US-China Automobile Tariffs Causing Global Trouble

For European automotive manufacturers, the trade dispute between the US and China has benefits and pitfalls. Check out a few of the reasons why.

  Automotive & Transport      Industry Studies      Machinery & Equipment      Tariffs    

Tariff Tracker: New NAFTA Preliminary Deal Does Little to Quell Auto Market Uncertainty

Tariff Tracker: New NAFTA Preliminary Deal Does Little to Quell Auto Market Uncertainty

A renegotiation of NAFTA brokered between the US and Mexico seems to have forgotten one very important element - Canada. With all three countries required to sign off on any changes to the trade agreement, is this deal already doomed?

  Automotive & Transport      Industry Studies      Tariffs