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 SUV begins to make its mark in South America

David Franklin, Analyst, Americas Production

24 September 2020

The Conventional Car has long reigned supreme in South America, consistently making up around 75% of sales & 70% of production in the region

Mitsubishi driven out of Europe

Sammy Chan, Senior Analyst

03 September 2020

Why has Mitsubishi recently announced a freeze on the introduction of new products in Europe and why now?

How much market shelter has China provided for European production?

Justin Cox, Director, Global Production

27 August 2020

Monthly sales in China's Light Vehicle market have increased year-on-year since the widespread relaxation of domestic lockdowns in March.

Kia and MG aim big in India

Ammar Master, Senior Manager, Asia Pacific Vehicle Forecasts

24 August 2020

What will Kia and MG's recent moves mean for them in the Indian market?

Can India’s fledgling xEV market survive in the post-pandemic era?

Supparoek Sawangwong, Asia Powertrain Analyst

14 August 2020

India’s xEV development has suffered a major setback and the government has had to reassess its priorities, not least economic recovery.

Can Cadillac become the new Tesla in the US market?

Augusto Amorim, Senior Manager, Americas Vehicle Sales Forecasts

10 August 2020

Cadillac is convinced that it can change its fate by going electric. To this end, it unveiled the LYRIQ on 6 August.

US production volumes still subject to uncertainty in H2 2020

Bill Rinna, Director, Americas Vehicle Forecasts

05 August 2020

The best way of estimating the potential impact of the pandemic is to look at the likely volume of production for the rest of the year.

Have cars become a new form of PPE in Korea?

LMC Automotive Korea Analyst Team

28 July 2020

When analysing the global automotive market, one acronym alone, COVID-19, suffices to explain the crash in most countries around the world.

Global Truck market snapshot for H2 2020

Zita Zigan, Director, Global Commercial Vehicle Forecasting

22 July 2020

Global vehicle sales, including Medium and Heavy Truck sales, plummeted at an unprecedented rate over the March-May period.

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