FAQs

What areas do your services cover?

We cover sales, production, powertrain, hybrid and electric vehicles for the global automotive industry, however we can customise any of our services to meet your requirements.

What is the cost of your forecasts?

This varies depending on the level of detail and frequency of the service you require but we can structure a package that meets any budget. Contact us with your requirements and we will provide you with a quote.

What is your forecasting horizon?

The majority of our forecasts have an eight-year forecast horizon, but our services are expanding to a 12-year horizon and trends in electrification and autonomy are analysed out to 2050.

How often are your forecasts published?

This varies on the forecast. They can be monthly or quarterly, semi-annually or annually.

What is your methodology?

An explanation of our methodology can be seen here.

I need a sample before making a decision – is this possible?

Yes, we provide samples of all our services, just contact us to let us know what you need.

Can I speak to an analyst in my native language?

Yes, we have analysts around the world and can communicate in a number of different languages including English, German, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai and Russian.

What is the best way to contact you?

You can email us at forecasting@lmc-auto.com or you can call our regional offices. Telephone numbers for the different offices can be found here.

I only need specific types of data – can you provide this?

Yes, we are very flexible and can customise our forecasts to meet your needs. Let us understand your requirements and we will provide you with what you are looking for.

How reliable is your forecast?

We are dedicated to providing the most reliable and accurate forecast and service. We can provide accuracy statements on various levels on request.

Do you just focus on cars or do you cover other vehicles?

Our focus is comprehensive solely focused with on-road vehicles, specifically, light vehicles (up to 6 tonnes) and medium and heavy trucks (6 tonnes+) including buses.