Nissan Motor in China: e-Power, Other Core Technologies Entering the Market
Nissan Motor operates in China through three joint ventures Dongfeng Nissan, Zhengzhou Nissan and Dongfeng Infiniti. Factory shipment of Nissan brand passenger vehicles in 2020 decreased 3.5% from the previous year to 1.13 million units. Sales are not gaining momentum as competitors Toyota and Honda hit record highs. Nissan announced plans to promote Zero Emission, e-POWER and VC Turbo technologies in China at the Shanghai Motor Show in April 2021. Among them, e-POWER, will be installed in the Sylphy compact car in 2021 and will be introduced to six oRead more...
|2021.06.14||China||Technology Market Government Regulation||Huawei Enters Automobile Market: Selling Cars, Supplying Technology and Parts|
|2021.06.14||China||Autonomy||Major Drone Manufacturer DJI Expands Autonomous Driving Business|
Honda Motor in Thailand: New City Shows Strong Sales Performance
Honda Motor is expanding the product lineup of the City series in Thailand. The City is a sedan model intended for emerging markets. The 5th generation model was launched in November 2019, followed by its hatchback version in November 2020. The new-car effect of the new City is significant. Honda gained a 27.1% share in the Thai passenger vehicle market in 2020, recapturing top position from Toyota Motor. Honda has also added HEV models to both the sedan and hatchback versions of the City, strengthening its product appeal. The City hatchback is positiRead more...
|2021.07.19||Japan||Manufacturers Financial Performance||Nissan Motor’s Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2020|
|2021.07.19||Japan||Manufacturers Financial Performance||Honda Motor’s Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2020|
|2021.07.12||Japan||Manufacturers Financial Performance||Hino Motors’s Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2020|
|2021.07.12||Japan||Manufacturers Financial Performance||Isuzu Motors’s Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2020|
|2021.07.12||Japan||Manufacturers Financial Performance||Toyota Motor’s Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2020|
|2021.06.14||Japan||Motorcycles Manufacturers||Honda Motor’s Electric Motorcycle Strategy: Creating Battery Standards in Japan, Europe|
India’s Passenger Vehicle Sales by Fuel Type: Diesel Ratio Dropped to 17% in 2020
The proportion of diesel vehicles in the Indian passenger vehicle market fell below 20% in 2020. According to data released by Haymarket SAC Publishing (India), which publishes automobile magazines in India, the ratio of diesel vehicles decreased 15.3pp from the previous year to 17.3% in 2020. Diesel vehicle ratio peaked at 54% in 2012 but has been continuing to decline. The introduction of BS6 emission regulations (equivalent to Euro 6) in April 2020 sped up the rate of decline. In 2020, India’s passenger vehicle sales were made up of about 1.78 millRead more...
|2021.07.05||India||Production Market Motorcycles||India’s Motorcycle Industry: Scooter Sales Sharply Declined in Major Cities Due to Lockdown Measures in 2020|
|2021.06.21||India||Sales Automobiles||India’s Automobile Sales by Segment: Despite Overall Market Decline, Compact and Small SUVs Rose in 2020|
|2021.06.14||India Japan||Sales Automobiles Manufacturers||Honda Motor in India: Production Capacity Was Reduced 35% in 2020 to Raise Operating Rate|
|2021.06.07||India||Sales||India’s Automobile Sales by State in 2020: Demand Dropped Over 20% in All Regions|
|2021.06.07||India Japan||Nissan Motor in India: Production and Export Declined Some 50%, Sales Nosedived Nearly 60% in 2020|
|2021.06.07||India||Sales Production Export||Toyota Motor in India: Production, Sales and Export Dropped Double Digits in 2020|
Overview of Asia’s Electric Motorcycle Startups
In Asia, motorcycle electrification is on the rise, startups are emerging one after another. In India, the world’s largest motorcycle market, more than two dozen companies have newly entered the market since around 2010. Elsewhere, local emerging manufacturers are increasing their presence in Indonesia and Vietnam, which are ASEAN’s major motorcycle markets, and in Taiwan, which has one of the world’s highest motorcycle ownership rate. In India, Hero Electric and Okinawa Autotech each sold tens of thousands of electric motorcycles in 2020, leading theRead more...
|2021.07.12||Asia (General)||Market Sales Automobiles||Segment Analysis of Asia’s Automobile Market: Demand Continued to Shift to SUVs in 2020|
|2021.07.05||S. Korea||Sales Automobiles||South Korea’s Automobile Sales by Segment: Demand Continued to Shift to Large / Premium Cars and SUVs in 2020|
|2021.07.05||Indonesia||Sales Production Export Policy Automobiles||Toyota Motor in Indonesia: Daihatsu’s DNGA Platform-based Raize Entered the Market|
|2021.06.28||Indonesia||Sales Automobiles||Indonesia’s Automobile Sales by Segment: Best-selling Small MPV Segment Dropped 55% in 2020|
|2021.06.28||Malaysia||Sales Automobiles||Malaysia’s Automobile Sales by Segment: Top-selling A / B Segment Performed Well, but SUVs Sharply Declined|
|2021.06.28||Thailand||Sales Automobiles||Thailand’s Automobile Sales by Segment: Pickup Trucks Accounted for 48% of All Sales in 2020|
|2021.06.28||Taiwan||Sales Automobiles||Hon Hai – PTT Alliance: Taiwan Follows the Footsteps of China and South Korea into Thailand|
|2021.06.21||Taiwan||Sales Market Automobiles||Taiwan’s Automobile Sales by Segment: SUVs Increased 20%, While Passenger Cars Declined 10% in 2020|
|2021.06.21||Vietnam||Sales Automobiles||Vietnam’s Automobile Sales by Segment: SUVs Increased Over 30%, A and B Segments Sold Well Also in 2020|
|2021.06.21||Philippines||Sales Automobiles||The Philippines’ Automobile Sales by Segment: B Segment Declined 40%, SUVs Dropped 50%|