Insights

Welcome to the new LMC Automotive blog

Our expert analysts will share their views on the automotive industry, whether it be in relation to recent events, what they think is going to happen next in the market or just their thoughts on some exclusive data from our forecasts – it promises to offer invaluable insights into both the industry and our thinking.

Latest Posts

No kids, we are not there yet

Augusto Amorim, Senior Manager, Americas Vehicle Sales Forecasts

14 January 2019

At the 2019 CES, automakers became more realistic about AVs, but at the same time looked to increase on-board technology.

2019 Automotive Outlook

Pete Kelly, Managing Director

08 January 2019

Things to watch in the global auto industry in 2019

Future of the lithium-ion battery

Sam Adham, Senior Powertrain Analyst

02 January 2019

The success of battery electric vehicles heavily relies on improvements being made to lithium-ion technology.

General Motor’s restructuring

Jeff Schuster, President, Americas Operation & Global Vehicle Forecasting

21 December 2018

General Motors announced a significant restructuring on November 26th 2018, including a 15% reduction in their salaried workforce. Why?

Indian Car Sales Outlook

Ammar Master, Senior Manager, Asia Pacific Vehicle Forecasts

19 December 2018

Indian Passenger Vehicle sales have crashed into a brick wall

Global growth grinds to a halt

Jonathon Poskitt, Director, Global Sales Forecast

13 December 2018

After eight consecutive years of Global Light Vehicle sales growth, it is becoming clearer that 2018 will not match the record 2017 result.

European Truck Market

Zita Zigan, Director, Global Commercial Vehicle Forecast

04 December 2018

Is the European truck market reaching the peak of the cycle?

Los Angeles Auto Show

Augusto Amorim, Senior Manager, Americas Vehicle Sales Forecasts

30 November 2018

Introductions at the Los Angeles Auto Show could account for up to 750,000 sales in 2019

RNM without Ghosn

Augusto Amorim, Senior Manager, Americas Vehicle Sales Forecasts

29 November 2018

RNM Alliance safe without Ghosn, asserts chairman of Nissan North America

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