IHS News Releases - Automotive


  • 1/31/19 7:48 pm EST

    Output falls for first time in two-and-a-half years

    Key points: Japan Manufacturing PMI hits 29-month lowNew export orders decline at sharpest pace since July 2016Business confidence falls for eighth month runningTo read the release in its entirety, please click here.more...
  • 1/31/19 11:54 am EST

    The UK is due to leave the EU at the end of March, and channels targeting other EU countries will require new licenses

    The UK is due to leave the EU at the end of March, and television channels targeting EU countries will require new licenses. Of the 1,039 cable and satellite TV channels licensed by UK-regulator Ofcom, 700 target other countries. According to business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), the companies most affected include Discovery, with more than 100 channels licensed by Ofcom, Sky and Sony, with 40 channels each. More than 100 channels that reach viewers in the UK andmore...
  • IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index January 2019
    1/30/19 10:00 am EST

    Current and expected prices for steel pipe trend downward

    Construction costs increased in January, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The current headline IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index registered 54.4 this month, a slight uptick from December’s reading of 53.0, the lowest index figure for 2018. Although prices are still rising, with the index remaining above 50 for both materials and labor, these increases continue to be less widespread. Materials and equipment prices rosemore...
  • 1/30/19 9:00 am EST
    In its latest complimentary white paper, “Substance behind the Hype: 5G Smartphones Primed and Ready for Fast Rollout,” business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) explores how the global 5G transition is poised to take place at a faster pace than for any previous wireless generation transition.“It is easy to paint the current momentum behind 5G as the usual pre-launch hype drummed up by vested stakeholders,” said Wayne Lam, principal analyst for IHS Markit and leadmore...
  • 1/30/19 4:00 am EST

    MarkitSERV network brings FX community to innovative Cobalt platform

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that MarkitSERV and Cobalt are collaborating to accelerate the delivery of new, innovative post-trade processing services for foreign exchange (FX) markets. As part of its alliance with Cobalt, IHS Markit also made a strategic investment in the firm and will partner with Cobalt to sell and deliver the solutionmore...
  • Paychex IHS Markit Small Business Jobs Index January 2019
    1/29/19 8:30 am EST

    The Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch shows a 0.04 increase in small business job growth and a 0.07 increase in hourly earnings growth for the month of January

    Paychex IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch: 2019 Kicks Off with a Slight Increase in Small Business Hiring and Wage Growth

    The Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch started the new year with slight gains in small business job and hourly earnings growth. The Small Business Jobs Index increased 0.04 percent in January to 98.92, though it remains down 0.96 year-over-year. At 2.49 percent ($0.65) in January, hourly earnings growth has improved each month since August with wages now standing at $26.88. Weekly earnings growth, however, has slipped below two percent as weekly hours worked have declined.more...
  • 1/29/19 8:00 am EST
    • EE continues to offer the best mobile performance for UK customers, winning or sharing the top of the podium in all six categories tested
    • Vodafone and Three battle to be the nation's second best-performing network, offering consumers competitive  options of choice
    The latest tests conducted by RootMetrics by IHS Markit, the industry barometer for mobile network performance, confirm EE as the UK's leading mobile operator at the UK-wide level, with the BT-owned company winning all six mobile performance categories tested.EE has now performed best in 11 consecutive rounds of testing, dating back to when RootMetrics first began UK-wide testing in the second half of 2013. EE's impressive rankings in the second half of 2018 were based on the testing ofmore...
  • 1/28/19 8:00 am EST
    • In the densely populated heart of London, EE and Vodafone users can experience download speeds in excess of 35 Mbps, around seven times faster than O2 and Three
    • Londoners to be key beneficiaries of widely anticipated 5G rollout, increasing download speeds and easing pressure on network capacity
    The latest data from RootMetrics by IHS Markit reveals that customers on EE and Vodafone are more likely to have a seamless mobile experience in London compared to customers on O2 and Three. The comparatively fast download speeds for EE and Vodafone allows their customers to enjoy fast speeds in even the most heavily congested areas of the city.RootMetrics tested mobile operator performance in the most densely populated parts of the city, reflecting how speeds can vary depending on congestionmore...
  • 1/28/19 5:00 am EST
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced it signed a memorandum of collaboration (MoC) with Hundsun Technologies, a leading supplier of financial software and network services in China, to explore joint development of bookbuilding solutions for bond syndication in mainland China. Hundsun and IHS Markit will work together with the goal of improving themore...
  • 1/25/19 9:25 am EST

    ACES standards now being applied to medium- and heavy-duty data for all of North America

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) will share expanded insights from its aftermarket suite of products next week during the annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) in Las Vegas. Among the highlights, WorldView, an IHS Markit product, now integrates the medium- and heavy-duty Aftermarket Catalog Exchange Standard (ACES) from Auto Care Association to provide catalog analysis insight for aftermarket customers. Themore...