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 global car sales, 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

The North American inventory dilemma

Bill Rinna, Director, Vehicle Forecasts, The Americas

12 November 2020

It is no secret that one of the biggest challenges right now for automakers in North America is to replenish inventory.

Is Tesla poised to take the plunge in India?

Ammar Master, Senior Manager, Asia Pacific Vehicle Forecasts

10 November 2020

A tweet from Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk convinced us to cautiously add the Tesla Model 3 to our forecast.

Has the US election triggered any recent vehicle market turbulence?

Pete Kelly, Managing Director

06 November 2020

A number of clients have asked us what impact we would expect the US presidential election to have on Light Vehicle sales.

Drastically divergent exchange rates fuel sales in Argentina

John Zekany, Analyst, Americas Sales

03 November 2020

June 2020 marked the first month of year-on-year growth in Argentina’s Light Vehicle market for the first time in two years.

EU-UK trading relations: another layer of complication

Jonathon Poskitt, Director, Global Sales Forecasts

29 October 2020

As we edge closer to January 2021, when a new EU-UK trade relationship becomes operational, agreement between the two sides appears elusive.

Will Nissan’s global reshuffle help or hinder the ASEAN region?

Titikorn and Tanitta, ASEAN Analytics Team

26 October 2020

Nissan Motor Corporation recently announced a restructure of its global operations but what will this mean for the ASEAN region?

India’s xEV scenario

Ammar Master, Senior Manager, Asia Pacific Vehicle Forecasts

21 October 2020

There appear to be two opposing schools of thought on how the electrified vehicle (xEV) market will evolve and expand in India.

Singapore, an odd choice for BEV investment?

May Arthapan, Director, Asia Pacific Forecasting

02 October 2020

The notion of manufacturing battery electric vehicles in Singapore has piqued industry curiosity ever since Dyson first mooted their plan.

More expensive vehicles defy pandemic odds in the Americas

Augusto Amorim, Senior Manager, Americas Vehicle Sales Forecasts

30 September 2020

Most markets in the Americas are better than expected but pandemic has changed the landscape beyond the issue of volume contraction alone.

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