All posts by Alastair Hayfield

Alastair has over 10 years’ experience leading research activities in scaled, high-growth industrial and technology markets. At Interact Analysis he is responsible for electric trucks and buses, autonomous trucks and off-highway electrification. Read More

7 Future Trends for Commercial Vehicles

Connectivity Consolidation The challenge for the commercial vehicle market is one of scale – because it represents a far smaller number of assets than the...

/ May 15, 2020

Post Covid-19. Looking Forward: What Does The Future Hold For The Commercial Vehicle Sector?

Recent pictures coming out of Delhi portray a city transformed. Renowned for having the dirtiest air in the world, the total lockdown in India has...

/ April 23, 2020

Will COVID-19 PLM Product Trials Lead to Boost for Design Tools and the Next Generation of Unicorns?

Given the scale to which COVID-19 has impacted both businesses and individuals, it is unsurprising to see a multitude of corporations finding ways to help....

/ April 17, 2020

Automotive PLM Market 2020: Giants, Growth and Gambits

Interact Analysis has just published new research into the global automotive design, test and simulation market. A new, innovative market categorization developed based on feedback...

/ February 26, 2020

Auto Industry Must Use New Simulation Tools, Business Models and Be Faster. Or Die.

Multiple OEMs with low profits exposed to higher costs and nimble competitors Simulation tools have potential to be a golden bullet, creating multi-billion dollar opportunity...

/ January 27, 2020

Automotive Design, Test and Simulation Solutions Market – 2019

A new study incorporating autonomous vehicle simulation software and the inter-play between test & design solutions.

/ January 17, 2020

The Trend for Electrification of Logistics Vehicles Fleets – Executive Whitepaper

  Electrification generally is gaining traction around the world for a variety of reasons including government legislation and incentives; rapidly improving total cost of ownership...

/ October 24, 2019

CNH Investment in Nikola Motors – the Interact Analysis assessment

CNH Industrial – owner of Iveco Trucks and Buses, Heuliez Bus, FPT Industrial, Case IH, New Holland and Case Construction –announced yesterday that they are...

/ September 4, 2019

An Automotive Fairy Tale: The Sword of Simulation and the Quest to Cut Costs

Once upon a time there was a car company – let’s call it the Really Great Motor Company. The Really Great Motor Company was well,...

/ August 15, 2019