Welcome to the LMC Automotive blog

Our expert analysts 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 – offering invaluable insights into both the industry and our thinking.

Latest Posts

Global trade war

Pete Kelly, Managing Director

17 July 2018

How will the US import tariffs affect global Light Vehicle production and other aspects of global trade?

Still defying gravity

Zita Zigan, Global Commercial Vehicle Forecasting

12 July 2018

The evolution of Chinese truck demand – Part 2: the longer term

Build where you sell

May Arthapan, Director, Asia Pacific Forecasting

28 June 2018

Exporting Asian built cars is becoming more challenging for local OEMs. How will this affect the Asian market?

Pillar of growth

Korean Analytics Team

26 June 2018

Hyundai's Light Vehicle production appeared to be trouble-free until 2014, why did this change?

No one wins

Jeff Schuster, President, Americas Operation & Global Vehicle Forecasting

22 June 2018

What the 25% tariff on all vehicles imported into the US will do the economy and the US auto industry

Electrified Thailand

Methin Changtor, Asia Powertrain Forecasting Manager

14 June 2018

Thailand is looking to become a significant producer of electric vehicles and the government are introducing tax incentives

Merger and acquisition

Alan Kang, Senior Market Analyst

12 June 2018

Mergers and acquisitions might become normal in China's Passenger Vehicle market as Chery Automobile sells controlling stake

Slow and Steady

Al Bedwell, Director, Global Powertrain

05 June 2018

Investors in Europe’s BEV market need to take a long-term view

Brexit aftermath

Arthur Maher, Research Director

31 May 2018

The impact of Brexit on the UK Light Vehicle industry

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