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

ASEAN making headway in vehicle electrification

May Arthapan, Director, Asia-Pacific

03 May 2021

Indonesia and Thailand set ambitious targets for electric vehicle production and sales

Tesla’s Next Stop in India – Part 1

Supparoek Sawangwong, Senior Analyst Asia Powertrain Forecasting

12 April 2021

What is it about India that finally convinced Tesla to enter this market?

Ford’s days in India may be numbered

Ammar Master, Senior Manager, Asia Pacific Vehicle Forecasts

09 March 2021

Ford’s presence in the Indian market is likely to diminish as joint venture with Mahindra & Mahindra is scrapped.

Between a rock and a hard place

Ammar Master, Senior Manager, Asia Pacific Vehicle Forecasts

16 February 2021

With almost all of the world’s automakers present in India, new investment in the sector can only come from China but how likely is that?

Just when you thought it could not get any worse …

May Arthapan, Director, Asia Pacific

05 February 2021

The health pandemic has created the most challenging crisis ever endured by the Asia-Pacific region.

Is the future of ASEAN vehicle production in the hands of Chinese and Korean automakers?

Titikorn and Tanitta, ASEAN Analytics Team

10 December 2020

ASEAN vehicle production has been on the rise over the last decade, but the future could well see a shift to Chinese and Korean automakers.

Prevailing trends in the Japanese auto market

Asia-Pacific Analytics Team

08 December 2020

The Japanese market has been no exception to the global SUV boom, so it comes as little surprise that OEMs are accelerating new launches.

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.

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