All articles by David Leggett

Just Auto’s Editor since 2000. Past positions include head of automotive forecasting at the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), forecast analyst at IHS Markit and senior economist at the UK’s Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

David Leggett


Signal: EU-China, Trump on EVs and driverless pizza pods – seen through X

Each week, Just Auto’s journalists select tweets that have caught our eye

LMC Automotive brand becomes GlobalData

LMC Automotive now integrated into the GlobalData family as one brand, one platform

Signal: Batteries lead trend in Q2 automotive patent publications

Batteries are a leading tech focus in GlobalData’s patents analytics database

Alarm bells ring as China EV exports rise sharply

Europe is waking up to the challenge from Chinese automakers – but is it fair competition?

Signal: Autonomy (NXCR Services) to acquire EV Mobility

Acquisition synergistically marries an EV subscription provider with a B2B vehicle car-sharing platform

Signal: TI Fluid Systems to acquire Cascade Engineering Europe

Acquisition will increase TIFS’ thermal connector market share

Signal: IAA, sliding doors and a rotating cockpit

Each week, Just Auto’s journalists select tweets that have caught our eye

Signal: Clarios to acquire Paragon’s battery unit

More consolidation in key EV tech supply chain

Signal: VW to invest in Pon e-bikes for lease

Partnership aims to accelerate the expansion of bicycle leasing for companies in Europe and the US, while expanding VW’s mobility offering in fleet markets

Yanfeng turns lecturer in bid to inspire new automotive generation

A look inside Chinese interiors supplier Yanfeng’s Slovakian technical centre