All articles by Mike Vousden

Mike Vousden

A warning to OEMs – beware the temptation of subscription services

Major OEMs are increasingly looking to new revenue streams enabled by selling monthly subscriptions to in-vehicle services

Why does the chips shortage hit some vehicle markets harder than others?

Mature markets lag in recovery from COVID-19 and the chip shortage, according to GlobalData research

Cloudy outlook for Jeep in China, but is there a silver lining?

Stellantis is exiting a JV with GAC and resetting its China strategy

Tesla Cybertruck dumps Aussie reservation holders

Are the wheels coming off Tesla’s Cybertruck?

Sony and Honda will develop BEVs together, but are they late to the party?

A JV will see Sony and Honda cooperate on a new range of BEVs on sale from 2025.

VW starts production of long-awaited ID.Buzz EV but will price and packaging limit its appeal?

VW is starting production of its ID.Buzz at low volumes. Will it be a success?

What GM’s 3D printing and hand crafting plans tell us about the 2023 Cadillac Celestiq

Cadillac Celestiq to be built at GM’s Global Technical Center at Warren.

Will Autopilot problems snowball into a major headache for Tesla?

A string of high-profile Tesla crashes has led the US road safety regulator (NHTSA) to upgrade its existing investigation into Tesla’s image-reliant Autopilot system.

Reasons for optimism on China market prospects

Chinese vehicle sales bounce back as lockdown orders are lifted.

Should Europe brace for an incoming wave of Chinese EV imports?

As demand for affordable EVs accelerates with the clock ticking down on ICE sales, expect to see more Chinese cars on Europe’s roads.