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  • New Camera and Display Mirrors Enhance Vehicle Safety and Fuel Efficiency, Challenging Traditional Mirror Solutions, IHS Markit Says

    Rear-view and side-view mirrors on new vehicles will begin to see major changes over the next decade, according to new analysis from business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO). Combining high-definition cameras and displays in place of – or to complement – traditional mirror designs offers a compelling case for automakers to improve on fuel efficiency and battery range, while increasing visibility and safety with high-value technology-

    Automotive
  • IHS Markit Study: Eroding Cost-Effective Diversity in U.S. Power Grid Will Result in Greater Price Fluctuations, Higher Power Bills and Create Negative Impacts Throughout the Economy

    The U.S. power grid is on track to lose cost effective power supply diversity, a trend that will raise the cost and variability of power bills and create negative macroeconomic impacts that would ripple out through the broader U.S. economy, a new study by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions says.

    Energy
  • Chinese FinTech JZTS Selects IHS Markit Bond Pricing Data for Mobile Streaming

    SHANGHAI (14 September 2017) – IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced the signing of an alliance agreement with JiaZhuTangSi Financial Information Service Company (JZTS), a Shanghai-based fintech company, in which Live Bond Pricing by IHS Markit will be incorporated into JZTS’s premium mobile application, WALL STREET TRADER (华尔街交易员), a leading digital global fixed income platform in China.

    Financial Markets
  • IHS Markit Hurricane Update (September 13, 2017)

    Houston (September 13, 2017) – IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, is releasing periodic updates on the impact of Tropical Storm Harvey on the crude oil, refining and chemical sectors.

    A summary of the latest update follows below (As of end of day September 12, 2017).

    The complete report is available at http://bit.ly/2eUZilB

    Refining

    Energy & Power Media
  • Robeco Signs for EDM Warehouse from IHS Markit

    LONDON (September 13, 2017) – IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that Robeco, a EUR 147 billion international asset manager, has signed for its Enterprise Data Management (EDM) Warehouse. By providing a central warehouse to store, access and report on portfolio information, the new solution is expected to improve business efficiency and data integrity at the firm.

  • IHS Markit Analysis: Apple Targets the Future with iPhone X, But Hopes to Sell Millions of iPhone 8s Now

    LONDON (September 12, 2017) – Apple has the best iPhone sales when a new model has a markedly different design. The iPhone X delivers a design unlike any other existing smartphone because the display is edge to edge on all four sides. The best the competition has achieved is on just three.

    But Apple is hoping the later availability date for iPhone X will not affect iPhone 8 sales this quarter. Apple’s lower iPhone 8 pricing should limit the impact, but it remains a risk. iPhone X is the future

  • Media Alert: IHS Markit Analysts Available to Comment on Apple’s iPhone 8 Announcement

    LONDON (11 September, 2017) – For journalists who follow the latest Apple iPhone news, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, will make the following analysts available for immediate comment on the 12 September, 2017 iPhone 8 launch announcement:

    Overall Apple strategy:

    App Store, Apple Pay, and iCloud:

    Technology
  • Ford, Mercedes Top Consumer Automotive Loyalty Ranks in Germany, IHS Markit Says

    New analysis from IHS Markit on consumer loyalty to vehicle brands in Germany suggests some unique findings on a variety of levels, including an overall industry loyalty rate of 66.7 percent. Loyalty rates are determined when a consumer returns to market for a new vehicle and acquires a new one (either via lease or purchase) of the same brand. The research findings from business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) track vehicle

    Automotive
  • Semiconductor Industry Records Best Second Quarter in Three Years, IHS Markit Says

    LONDON (11 September 2017) – Despite a slightly down first quarter, the semiconductor industry achieved near record growth in the second quarter of 2017, posting a 6.1 percent growth from the previous quarter, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. Global revenue came in at $101.4 billion, up from $95.6 billion in the first quarter of 2017. This is the highest growth the industry has seen in the second quarter since 2014.

    Technology
  • Driven by TV Size Migration, Large TFT Display Market Continues to Grow 6 Percent by Area in 2017, IHS Markit Says

    LONDON (11 September 2017) – The large thin film transistor (TFT) display market is expected to continue to expand in 2017 despite slower end-market demand, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.

    While unit shipments are expected to be up 1 percent in 2017 to 688 million units, compared to the previous year, area shipment forecasts show growth of 6 percent in the same period, to 180 million square meters.

    Technology