Manufacturing Industry Outlook - 2017

New Report shows Manufacturing Output Hit $35 Trillion in 2017

We are excited to share some findings from our first Manufacturing Industry Outlook report relating to manufacturing output, the sliding growth of machinery production, and the top performing sectors in industrial production.   It was enormously challenging to produce global data for manufacturing and at the same time, provide the...

/ March 27, 2018

Skycatch and DJI to Supply 1,000 Custom Drones to Komatsu

Commercial drone data company Skycatch, and DJI, the world’s largest commercial drone manufacturer, have extended an existing partnership to manufacture and deliver a fleet of up to 1,000 drones for Komatsu Smart Construction. Each drone is manufactured by DJI and combined with Skycatch’s RTK base station and is the first...

/ March 26, 2018

Mobile Robots in Logistics Centers Forecast to Surpass $3bn in 2022

Despite the market being worth just $300m in 2017, automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) used in logistics applications are forecast to enjoy massive growth in the next five years and grow ten-fold to exceed $3bn in 2022, according to a new report from Interact Analysis. The...

/ March 21, 2018
Cities and internet driving commercial vehicle market

Cities and internet reshaping the global truck market

With the recent ruling from German legislators that Stuttgart and Dusseldorf could ban older, diesel vehicles and the news that Rome plans to ban diesel cars from its historic centre by 2024, a substantial and growing number of cities and urban areas around the world are looking to limit the...

/ March 1, 2018
Commercial Vehicle Forecast

Medium Heavy Commercial Vehicle Sales Forecast – 2018

An analysis of the global commercial vehicle market by sales and production

/ February 20, 2018
intelligent automation commercial truck

Americas Commercial Vehicle Sales To Grow 10% in 2018

New research from Interact Analysis reveals increasing competitive threats and faster pace of change in the future in the Americas commercial vehicle market.

/ February 19, 2018

Cummins’ strong march on commercial vehicle electrification

Cummins (NYSE: CMI), a leading provider of engines and generator sets, is making a strong and sustained push into electrification for the commercial vehicles. A rapid series of acquisitions, partnerships and product launches across its entire portfolio is enabling significant capabilities and momentum ahead of a major ramp in electrified...

/ February 5, 2018

Commercial Van and Truck Electrification: market snapshot

Whilst passenger cars steal most of the limelight, electrification of commercial vehicles is equally, if not more interesting right now. You might be forgiven for thinking that Tesla is the only game in town with regards to electric trucks; however, with multiple product launches and new companies looking to disrupt...

/ January 29, 2018

Investment in Warehousing Automation Continues with Fetch Robotics

This week, mobile robot supplier Fetch Robotics announced it had closed its Series B funding round of $25 million, led by Sway Ventures. This was preceded by its peer, Locus Robotics, which just two weeks earlier announced that it had also closed its Series B round for the same amount,...

/ December 7, 2017