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

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.

What impact will the pandemic have on the outlook for fully Autonomous Vehicles?

Pete Kelly, Managing Director

10 July 2020

We already see some making the case that the pandemic will accelerate AVs as they take the human driver out of vehicles people might use.

Will the pandemic change car usage permanently?

Pete Kelly, Managing Director

15 May 2020

It is clearly too soon to answer questions around the future of car usage definitively, but what can be said at this point?

Impact of COVID-19 on global Commercial Vehicles

Zita Zigan, Director, Global Commercial Vehicle Forecasting

23 April 2020

True to its nature as the most volatile of the segments that make up the sector the global Commercial Vehicle Market is reacting erratically

COVID-19 uncertainty: how long until a clearer view emerges?

Pete Kelly, Managing Director

19 March 2020

Recent stock market gyrations have likely been worsened by the fact that there seems to be no reference point on which to base an outlook.

Coronavirus outbreak – one possibility among many

Pete Kelly, Managing Director

26 February 2020

With so many unknowns about the development of the coronavirus outbreak, it is hard to assess what will happen.

Power wars

Kevin Riddell, Senior Manager, Americas Powertrain

12 February 2020

Bragging rights about power are not a new battleground in the auto industry and electrification is taking performance to a whole new level.

Peak auto?

Jonathon Poskitt, Director, Global Sales Forecasts

30 January 2020

With 2019 marking the 2nd successive annual decline in Light Vehicle sales, & the prospect for 2020 not great, have we reached 'peak auto'?

CES 2020: The latest tech innovations

Matt Lucki, Senior Analyst, Powertrain Forecasts, The Americas

28 January 2020

The 2020 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas provided a glimpse into how technology is shaping the future of the auto industry.

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