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Global Automotive Production Forecast

The best available source of global forecasts and strategic information on Light Vehicle production

The Global Automotive Production Forecast offers detailed information at a platform and plant level with SOP/EOP for existing and future light vehicle models. It is a vital tool for any component supplier, OEM or industry participant looking to gain an unbiased and unrivalled perspective on the Light Vehicle production industry.

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Global Light Vehicle Sales Forecast

The most comprehensive source of strategic information and forecasts for global, regional and national Light Vehicle markets

The Global Light Vehicle Sales Forecast, co-published with JATO Dynamics, offers the most detailed sales information at an OEM, brand, segment, model line and body derivative level, with monthly updates and monthly time slices. You will also find an in-depth assessments of each major OEM, including market share (overall and by segment) and new model launches.

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Global Powertrain Forecast

An essential source of combustion engine, transmission and electrification forecasts for the global Light Vehicle market

The Global Powertrain Forecast looks at all the engine, transmission, hybrid/electric drivetrains fitted to each Light Vehicle. Our eight-year forecasts provide monthly insights for short-term (operational) monitoring, mid-term (tactical) planning and long-term (strategic) initiatives.

Global Hybrid and EV Forecast

A wide-ranging insight on the global hybrid and electric vehicle sector

The Global Hybrid and EV Forecast looks at the demand for hybrid and electric vehicles over the next 11 years detailing the hybrid/electric drivetrains with the ability to compare them with their internal combustion engine counterparts. The service evaluates key factors affecting demand for hybrid technology in each market, including availability and durability of government incentives, frameworks surrounding vehicle emissions and OEM strategies.

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Global Car and Truck Forecast

A unique and vital service, providing one-stop overview of the global Light Vehicle industry

The Global Car and Truck Forecast gives an overview of the Light Vehicle industry in sales (to brand level) and production (to model level), broken down by region and country, and an assessment of all the major OEMs. It is a comprehensive source that provides a complete perspective on the global market.

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Global Commercial Vehicle Forecast

Unmatched worldwide coverage of sales and production data for the Commercial Vehicle sector, published in partnership with ACT Research

Our Global Commercial Vehicle Forecast provides a clear and concise view of the Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicle sectors in a single user-friendly report. Comprehensive coverage of the world’s major automotive markets, and the elements influencing their development, offers key insight into the factors affecting sales and production.

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Automotive Market Forecasts

Focussing on key developments in dynamic high-opportunity countries

The Automotive Market Forecasts are provided as separate individual reports covering China, India and ASEAN. They provide a detailed outlook for the automotive industry, supplemented by eight-year forecasts of sales and production, the latter by model and plant as well as up-to-date analysis of current demand and in-depth assessments of OEMs.

Automotive Market Updates

Pinpointing key sources of growth in fast growing economies

The Automotive Market Updates help clients understand and track the latest changes in the current market. Separate reports are issued for China, India and ASEAN providing up-to-date analysis of current demand and assessments of OEM strengths and weaknesses.

Global Bus Forecast

An invaluable tool for understanding this distinctive sector

The Global Bus Forecast provides a clear and comprehensive insight into the factors and developments affecting the bus and coach sector as well as an eight-year sales and production forecast. This unrivalled service offers extensive coverage of over forty major markets across five regions and is published in conjunction with ACT Research.

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Global Automotive Scenario Service

A key source of information, keeping you informed of potential risks in a constantly changing global economy

In partnership with Oxford Economics, the Global Automotive Scenario Service assesses the impact of potential shocks to the global macroeconomic landscape and the resulting effects on Light Vehicle sales and production.

European Trade and Inventory Service

A thorough examination of short-term trade and Light Vehicle inventory trends for European Light Vehicles

The European Trade and Inventory Service monitors Light Vehicle sales and trade and quantifies emerging imbalances in the form of imputed inventory changes and Days Supply. Such an understanding is vital for any component supplier or manufacturer needing to understand short-term trends within the market.

China specific services

AUTOMOTIVE MARKET FORECAST

The most comprehensive analysis and perspective on the Chinese Light Vehicle (PV and LCV) market

The China Automotive Market Forecast is a monthly report focusing on China Light Vehicle Market, with analysis of actual performance and outlook of each segment and brand in China. Forecast scenarios, industry news and newly debuted products are also included in this report. A user-friendly database associated with the report provides the model-level sales and production volume and forecast. This product can meet the demand from high-level management to analysts.

AUTOMOTIVE MARKET UPDATE

A detailed analysis of actual sales performance of the Chinese Light Vehicle (PV and LCV) market

The Automotive Market Updates help clients understand and track the latest changes in the current market. Up-to-date analysis of current demand of each segment and the assessments of OEM strengths and weaknesses give the users a good understanding of the industry.

PASSENGER VEHICLE RETAIL SALES UPDATE

Unrivalled analysis on monthly actual retail sales by segment and brand.

Based on professional-processed retail sales data, the Retail Sales Update provides a quick snapshot on the performance of each Passenger Vehicle segment and key manufacturers, in the respects of actual model sales, inventory and regional mix. A user-friendly database associated with the report provides the model-level retail sales volume.

HYBRID AND ELECTRIC VEHICLE FORECAST

A comprehensive perspective on the Chinese hybrid and electric Passenger Vehicle sector

The Chinese Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Forecast has a special focus on traditional OEMs and emerging new players such as Nio and Byton. With detailed information on Chinese policies, regulations and subsidies, this quarterly service is essential for forecasting end-user purchasing demand.

MEDIUM AND HEAVY TRUCK FORECAST

The most comprehensive analysis and perspective on the Chinese Medium and Heavy Truck market

Based on professional-processed retail sales data, the Medium and Heavy Truck Forecast provides the sales performance analysis and perspective of the four key segments of the truck market – Tractor/Truck/Vocational/Dump, and 11 key manufacturers. Analysis from various angles including model-level, regional-level and engine-related discloses the real dynamics behind the market changes. A user-friendly database associated with the report provides the model-level and province-level retail sales volume with forecast.

MEDIUM AND HEAVY TRUCK UPDATE

A monthly report based on actual retail sales numbers for Chinese Medium and Heavy Trucks

Based on professional-processed retail sales data, the Medium and Heavy Truck Update provides a quick snapshot on the performance of the whole industry, four segments – Tractor/Truck/Vocational/Dump, and 11 key manufacturers. A user-friendly database associated with the report provides the model-level and province-level retail sales volume.

LIGHT TRUCK AND PICKUP UPDATE

A monthly report based on actual retail sales numbers for Chinese Light Trucks and Pickup Trucks

Based on professional-processed retail sales data, the Light Truck and Pickup Truck Update provides a quick snapshot on the performance of the two segments and 10 key manufacturers. A user-friendly database associated with the report provides the model-level and province-level retail sales volume.

US specific service

Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Forecast

The most comprehensive forecast of the US automotive industry

This quarterly service forecasts demand for Passenger and Commercial Light Vehicles with a focus on powertrain, battery size, battery chemistry and the estimated price difference to comparable gasoline-only versions. With actual sales data from J.D. Power PIN group, this service shows average vehicle transaction prices alongside other customer based data and in-depth information on the US market trends.

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