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UAE Tyre Market to Grow at 11 percent CAGR Until 2019

UAE Tyre Market to Grow at 11 percent CAGR Until 2019

Growing per capita income and increasing government’s focus on economic diversification towards non-oil sectors to drive tyre sales in the UAE  According to the recently published TechSci Research report, ‘UAE Tyre Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019,’ tyre market in the UAE is projected to grow at 11 percent CAGR during 2014-19. Growth in the market

Auto Telematics: Advanced Safety and Vehicle Digitisation

By Ashish Gulati Vehicle Telematics is an integrated use of mobile communication, vehicle monitoring systems and location technology. It is one of the fastest growing sectors in India for the past few years. Telematics is primarily driven by multi factors like increase in the number of accidents, rising vehicle thefts, security issues while travelling and

Target Ads Can Backfire

  A major research by Dr Amit Bhattacharjee, visiting Assistant Professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, shows that overly aggressive marketing pitches can put off consumers. Marketers are forewarned that if they push too hard trying to sell the products, it could boomerang. His research has revealed that some explicit identity marketing

Soured OEM Supply Ties

The global auto industry is set to witness a dramatic upturn with manufacturers readying to introduce new models with analysts forecasting a 40 percent rise over the next four years. Auto parts suppliers will face greater challenges, including shorter development cycles, which could offer new opportunities with the emergence of new global platform strategies by

Apple – A New Threat to Detroit?

By Louis Rumano Apple is famous for its “think-way-outside-the-box” innovations and that should worry the traditional auto manufacturing industry. While Detroit still welds metals, Apple is busy securing patents for moldable metals, similar to plastics! Recent bankruptcies of General Motors, Chrysler and the city of Detroit notwithstanding, Detroit still is the Motor City – all

Long-term Growth intact for Indian Automotive Aftermarket: Frost & Sullivan

The independent aftermarket is likely to gain from automaker dealership segment for vehicle servicing, repair and replacement The poor condition of roads and, consequently, the increased wear and tear of automobile parts are heightening the need for vehicle maintenance in India. Along with the country’s rapidly emerging status as the manufacturing hub for global automakers,

Electric Powertrains to make enormous progress in China by: Frost & Sullivan

The New Energy Development Program and other Government initiatives have been driving changes in the powertrain market. With the Chinese Government’s push and pull strategy of new energy vehicle development, gasoline powertrains’ unit production market share is expected to slightly reduce to 94.9 percent, while the electric vehicle (EV) powertrain segment’s share will expand to