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

Race for autonomy

James Norris, Senior Analyst

29 May 2018

The race for autonomy between vehicle segments: who will win and why?

Tax Cuts

John Zeng, Director, China Forecasting

24 May 2018

Impact of import duty cut on Chinese vehicle market

Walking a tightrope

Ammar Master, Senior Manager

15 May 2018

Making money in India is like walking a tightrope. How do you ensure success?

US vs Iran

Jonathon Poskitt, Director, Global Sales Forecast

11 May 2018

The decision by President Trump to pull the US out of the Iran nuclear agreement has led to a revision of our LV forecast

Change ahead

Ake Lertsirirungsun

11 May 2018

With the election of Mahathir Mohamad as the new Prime Minister of Malaysia, some impact for the automotive industry is to be expected

Breaking the market

Ake Lertsirirungsun & Note Tumrasvin

09 May 2018

New Chinese entrants in Thailand and Indonesia - can they redress past failures?

SUV Takeover

Jeff Schuster, President, Americas Operation & Global Vehicle Forecasting

04 May 2018

There has been a significant shift over the last few years from conventional cars to SUVs

Evolution or revolution

Methin Changtor, Asia Powertrain Forecasting Manager

01 May 2018

The future of pure electric vehicles in South Korea

Defying gravity

Zita Zigan, Global Commercial Vehicle Forecasting

26 April 2018

The evolution of Chinese Truck demand – Part 1: the short term

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