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

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

Automotive fuelling disruptive growth and innovation in product lifecycle management (PLM) market

The automotive market is experiencing its most dramatic transformation since its birth over 100 years ago. Three powerful trends – electrification, autonomy and mobility –...

/ June 7, 2019

Powertrain Electrification Isn’t The Only Way to Lower Commercial Vehicle Emissions

Much focus, rightly so, is given to the full electrification of commercial vehicles. It’s a dramatic shift in a very mature, conservative global market. However,...

/ April 15, 2019
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Massive Investment in Autonomous Trucks Hides Worrying Challenge

2019 has already witnessed a flood of investment (over $1.5bn) into autonomous trucking and delivery companies, with more to follow into similar start-ups and established...

/ March 14, 2019
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Autonomous Truck Opportunities and Who-is-who

Autonomous Trucks In a new report on autonomous trucks, Interact Analysis is forecasting the beginning of a long and irreversible trend toward automation within the...

/ November 23, 2018
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Autonomous Trucks – 2018

We're at the beginning of a long and irreversible trend toward automation within the truck market. Click here to find out more.

/ November 16, 2018
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1.4 Million Automated Trucks to be Sold in 2040

Autonomous Truck Forecast The autonomous truck forecast shows the largest markets forecast to be China, the US, Japan and Germany. India has potential to over-take...

/ September 21, 2018

Dana Strengthens Off-highway Electrification Portfolio with OC Oerlikon Acquisition

It was announced today that Dana will be acquiring the drives business of OC Oerlikon for 600m Swiss Francs ($603.3m). The company makes drives and...

/ July 30, 2018