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Wards Intelligence delivers insight into the business of the global auto industry through uninterrupted analyst-driven insight, trend & quantitative forecast data, ecosystem mapping, product plans, OEM strategy and more across major automotive trends.
As part of the Informa Tech Automotive Group: TU-Automotive, WardsAuto, and Wards Intelligence, we bring you world-class research and consultancy to navigate the now and create the future.About us Get in touch
Why Partner with Wards Intelligence?
We’ve been a trusted, reliable source of data, news and expert insight to the global automotive industry since 1924 – that’s almost 100 years!
Our expert analysts provide independent, unbiased 3rd party insight and consulting services, helping your business make the right decisions at the right time.
Data drives everything we do. Consistent, timely and accurate market data are at the core of our industry trend reports and technology forecasting, while our Data Query tool give you the power to run your own custom reports.
We serve a the global automotive technology community, including the world’s most innovative automakers, suppliers, telcos and tech companies, as well as investors and other industry observers.
Advanced Propulsion & Electrification:
As the automotive industry moves away from traditional forms of propulsion towards an all-electric future, we will keep close tabs on the latest trends in batteries, charging technology & infrastructure, battery recycling, electric motors, related power control & conversion technologies, electric all-wheel-drive systems & EV transmission trends, hybrid and fuel-cell powertrains, and the impact of all this on internal combustion engines.
Connectivity & Software Defined Vehicles:
Connectivity is driving the development of new electrical/electronic architectures and is impacting how vehicles are manufactured and onboard data is mined, opening up the automotive supply chain to new products and players.
Wards Intelligence presents deep-dives into Connectivity & Industry 4.0, E-Vehicle Architecture, Infrastructure Hardware, In-Vehicle Hardware, and Business Systems.
Tracking and forecasts of E/E Architecture Data Sets and surveys on EV Architecture informs our E-Vehicle Architecture OEM Ratings Score Card and more.
The automotive industry is being transformed by industry megatrends that are seeing electrification take firm hold, mobility as a service increase in popularity and connected services open up. We will follow closely how all this creates new digital revenue streams for all automotive players.
The Future Dealer:
With the automotive industry evolving quickly, automobile dealers will need to keep pace with the latest trends to stay competitive.
We compile market data on top automobile dealers and follow closely how digitalization, mobility, advanced automobile technology, customer education, electrified powertrains and connected services are transforming the way vehicles are sold and serviced.
Cockpit of the Future:
Cockpits are rapidly evolving in the era of electrification, connectivity and autonomy. We will keep ahead of the most important trends, including sustainable interior materials, smart surfaces and the future of leather in vehicle interiors.
ADAS and Autonomy:
The automotive industry is already seeing widespread adoption of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). As this market continues to develop and we move closer to Level 5 fully autonomous vehicles, we will keep on top of the latest developments and compile market data internationally, stay current on policy and regulations, offer detailed forecasts of ADAS technology and AV adoption and track developments in the global autonomous-vehicle ecosystem.
As every component of the car moves towards being sourced and produced in a sustainable way, we will keep at the cutting edge of the role of BEVs in Sustainability, Battery Recycling, Public Charging & EV Infrastructure, Carbon-Neutral Manufacturing and Sustainable Materials
Everything from the advent of the smartphone and broadband connectivity to the early exploration of autonomous vehicles is contributing to the rapid evolution of mobility. We will keep in front of the latest trends, including emerging transportation strategies, advanced technology developments (autonomy, electrification and connectivity) and key public-policy initiatives.
We track Green Powertrain Forecast, World Plants, North American Light-Vehicle Engines Availability & Specifications, US Models ‘21, World VIO, U.S. Light-Vehicle Specifications, U.S. Market Segmentation, N.A. Manufacturers Changeover Dates, FI Rates based on Engine, Equipment, Equipment ADAS and Equipment Connectivity.
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