Automotive Technology

Topology Research Institute also provides analysis on new energy vehicles and automotive electronics. The main research areas include global trends in new energy vehicles, automotive electronics and their components, new energy vehicle manufacturers and business strategies, infrastructure and model operations, driverless technology, ADAS technology and the Internet of Vehicles (IoV).

Research Report
  • Global Auto Industry to be Impacted by Coronavirus Outbreak
    The coronavirus outbreak has already caused a series of labor shortages in China and numerous supply related disruptions. As automobiles have a very large supply chain and feature numerous components, their production is expected to be heavily impacted. The work resumption statuses of the component suppliers and their production progresses will each have a major impact on the Chinese and global auto markets in 2020.
    2020-02-26 More details
  • Development Trends for Smart Cockpits
    Smart cockpits have become an important product differentiator for car manufacturers. With the help of a human-machine interface (HMI), they can offer a much better user experience and more interactivity features. A number of noteworthy smart cockpit solutions, systems, and controllers have already been showcased by the industry's Tier 1 brands at CES 2020.
    2020-02-12 More details
  • Development Trends in Aftermarket for ADAS
    The majority of vehicles in operation are not equipped with ADAS from OEMs, so there are significant development opportunities for AM suppliers. Currently, the single front camera system is one of the most commonly seen solutions for ADAS applications since it can be integrated into various warning functions such as FCW, PCW, and LDW.
    2020-01-08 More details
  • Auto Industry Review And Outlook, 2019-2020
    The sales decline suffered by the auto industry in 2019 has been its largest in recent years. Although the overall sales decline will still continue in 2020, it is not expected to have a major impact on the industry’s technological developments. In 2020, many automakers will still heavily invest in emerging technologies like electric vehicles and autonomous driving.
    2019-12-04 More details
  • Electrification Strategies of Established Automotive Brands
    Major car makers are under pressure to step up their vehicle electrification efforts as their main markets around the world will begin implementing new and stricter carbon emission standards from 2020 onward. This report analyzes the strategies and roadmaps of established automotive brands concerning the development of electric and hybrid offerings.
    2019-11-06 More details
  • HD Maps - Opportunities and Challenges
    HD maps are an important component of self-driving vehicles. They are very different from the traditional navigation map when it comes to their overall production costs, manufacturing processes, and business model.
    2019-09-18 More details
  • How the Global Auto Market Is Changing Amid the US-China Trade War
    The decision by the US and China to add large- scale tariffs on products like cars and car parts will have a major impact on the sales, prices, production origins, and profitability of the entire global auto industry. At present, the auto industry is still heavily reliant on the global supply chain.
    2019-08-07 More details
  • Development and Challenges of Connected Car
    Despite the improved driving experience offered by connected cars, the safety features of V2X applications will not be ready until 5G technology becomes mainstream. In the future, the development of V2X will also be impacted by various government policies.
    2019-04-10 More details