Market Trends & Analysis
  • What Does the Future Hold?

    Ecobat Battery Technologies explores the potential future of the automotive battery market, and the role ...

    Ecobat Battery Technologies explores the potential future of the automotive battery market, and the role that lithium might play. According to figures released by VARTA, Ecobat Battery Technologies' ( ...

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  • Start-stop on the up

    Start-stop vehicles already account for most new vehicle registrations in Europe, and are entering the af ...

    Start-stop vehicles already account for most new vehicle registrations in Europe, and are entering the aftermarket in rapidly increasing numbers. In this article, Exide explains the rise in popularity ...

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  • Vehicles of the future

    Claes-Peter Lindner, Field Marketing Advisor Nordic, UK and Ireland at ExxonMobil, discusses how and why ...

    Claes-Peter Lindner, Field Marketing Advisor Nordic, UK and Ireland at ExxonMobil, discusses how and why the company is staying one step ahead in an age of rapid technological change. The automotive i ...

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  • Top Vehicle Brands to Have  Owner-Reported Problems

      J.D. Power, a specialist in consumer insights, advisory services and data and analytics, highlight ...

      J.D. Power, a specialist in consumer insights, advisory services and data and analytics, highlights the top 13 vehicle brands in the UK to have owner-reported problems. Emerging and new technol ...

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  • What’s Next for Exhausts?

    With international and environmental pressure building around the electrification issue, and the industry ...

    With international and environmental pressure building around the electrification issue, and the industry beginning to respond, it is inevitable that this will be the next paradigm shift regarding aut ...

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  • Britain Under the Bonnet

    Close Brothers Motor Finance recently released its ‘Britain Under the Bonnet’ report, providing insight i ...

    Close Brothers Motor Finance recently released its ‘Britain Under the Bonnet’ report, providing insight into driver buying habits and the factors that are affecting market figures. More than two third ...

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  • The Road to Sustainability

    The environmental performance of battery-powered electric vehicles was questioned at the Future of Techno ...

    The environmental performance of battery-powered electric vehicles was questioned at the Future of Technology seminar at the Advanced Propulsion Centre. So, what does ‘sustainable vehicle’ really mean ...

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  • Brexit: Views from the Trade

    At the end of last year, Kalimex commissioned its 8th annual independent market research survey. With Bre ...

    At the end of last year, Kalimex commissioned its 8th annual independent market research survey. With Brexit being the topic of the moment, the survey yielded some interesting results... In December 2 ...

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  • Pumps Past and Present

    The value of water pumps has increased sharply over the years, but why is that? Martyn Holt, Product Deve ...

    The value of water pumps has increased sharply over the years, but why is that? Martyn Holt, Product Development Manager at Schaeffler, evaluates the evolution of the water pump, its add-ons and how m ...

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  • ECE R-90 Changes

    Most of those involved in aftermarket braking will know that ECE R-90 is a quality standard for brake par ...

    Most of those involved in aftermarket braking will know that ECE R-90 is a quality standard for brake parts. However, changes that were introduced in November 2016 for brake discs and drums have led t ...

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