History

LMC Automotive has a long history in automotive forecasting and market intelligence dating back to the 1980s. Over time, our organisation has grown, organically and through acquisition, creating a global enterprise with deep knowledge, experience and capabilities. As an independent company from 2011, LMC remains focused on global forecasts for automotive sales, production, powertrain and electrification.

1980
LMC International established

1992
LMC Automotive established as the automotive forecasting division of LMC International

1996
Alliance created with J.D. Power & Associates to form J.D. Power Automotive Forecasting

2005
J.D. Power Automotive Forecasting acquires ARA (Automotive Resources Asia) and establishes presence in Shanghai and Bangkok

2011
LMC International acquires J.D. Power Automotive Forecasting and LMC Automotive is recreated as a standalone sister company forecasting the global automotive industry

Today
LMC Automotive continues to grow its global presence with locations in the UK, Germany, US, China, Thailand, Korea and Japan