IHS News Releases - Automotive


  • 4/29/19 9:50 pm EDT

    Manufacturing production rises slightly in April

    Key Points:Overall operating conditions improve for the second month runningOutput and new orders both increaseInflationary pressures weakenTo read the release in its entirety, please click here.more...
  • 4/29/19 6:00 am EDT

    Development of new technologies behind Turkey’s export success on a global stage, while increases in domestic defence spending continue to bolster research and development efforts.

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The latest analysis from Jane’s Defence Budgets, a product from business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), highlights that Turkish defence exports have exceeded their USD2 billion target, with sustained success in export markets aided by enhanced investment in defence research and development. “Turkey exceeded its 2018 USD2 billion target in aerospace and defence exports, with continued development ofmore...
  • 4/24/19 3:27 pm EDT

    GPS to address increasing plastics bans, de-selection and industry challenges of plastics waste, recycling and sustainability

    HOUSTON (April 24, 2019) – Facing mounting consumer and regulatory pressure over plastics waste and its impact on the environment, Ron Vance, chief of the resource conservation branch of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will join  executives of a leading consumer brand and plastics producers and manufacturers as speakers on sustainability at the Global Plastic Summit (GPS) 2019, June 4-6, 2019, in Houston.The event is hosted by global business information provider IHSmore...
  • 4/24/19 10:00 am EDT
    NEW YORK (April 24, 2019) – Construction costs continued to increase in April for the 30th consecutive month, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The current headline IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index registered 58.2 this month, a slight decline from March’s reading of 60.4. The materials and equipment price index fell to 59.2 in April with labor indexes also taking a step back in April but both remain firmly in positivemore...
  • 4/24/19 9:17 am EDT

    Mobile phones continued to lead growth in the wireless power market in 2018, making up 71 percent of all wireless power receivers

    The wireless power market gained further momentum in 2018 as it geared up to become a mainstream technology. Fortified by the growth in the sales of wirelessly charged mobile phones, global shipments of wireless power receivers and transmitters across all applications and product segments grew by 37 percent in 2018 to 600 million units, compared to the previous year. Global shipments will continue to grow to approximately 2.1 billion units in 2023, according to business intelligence providermore...
  • 4/18/19 12:01 am EDT
    LONDON (April 18, 2019) – For the first time in four years, demand for flat panel displays grew double digits at 10.5 percent, year over year, to 221 million square meters in 2018, according to business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO).“Although uncertainties about the global economy grew in the second half of 2018, panel purchasing for the year-end hot season was better than expected,” said Ricky Park, director of display research at IHS Markit. “Lower prices fed a sharpmore...
  • 4/17/19 9:00 am EDT

    Latest testing in Salt Lake City, Provo and Ogden shows stronger performance and a tightening race between carriers

    BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Utah’s “Silicon Slopes” is known as a hotbed for technological companies and entrepreneurial growth. In these connected cities, mobile performance demands are high. New findings from RootMetrics by IHS Markit, the standard for mobile performance benchmarking, show that carriers in Salt Lake City, Provo and Ogden are continuing to improve, with a clear trend toward faster median data speeds and improving reliabilitymore...
  • 4/17/19 6:30 am EDT
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that it has won two categories in the 2019 Sell-Side Technology Awards presented by Waters Technology. IHS Markit won ‘Best Use of the Agile Methodology’ for its FRTB solution and ‘Best Sell-Side Data Management Product’ for its Enterprise Data Management (EDM) solution. It is the sixth time that EDM has won thismore...
  • 4/16/19 9:09 am EDT

    Verizon, Sprint and AT&T make data speed improvements since previous round of testing

    BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new report from RootMetrics by IHS Markit, the standard for mobile performance benchmarking, reveals Verizon and AT&T lead the way when it comes to overall mobile performance in Boston. According to the latest "1st Half 2019 Boston Metro RootScore Report," the two carriers share awards for overall performance, network reliability and call performance. However, Verizon holds the network speed and datamore...
  • 4/15/19 10:10 am EDT
    SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The US market for fully electric vehicles (EVs) has reached record volumes with 208,000 new registrations in 2018, according to recent analysis by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a leading business intelligence firm. The loyalty rates of EV buyers has also continued to grow. New registrations for EVs during 2018 more than doubled year-over-year from just over 100,000 while EV market share has also increasedmore...