History

We have been forecasting the automotive industry since the early 1980s. From the inception of LMC International, LMC Automotive has formed alliances, acquired companies and expanded. All this has led to us becoming the leading independent and exclusively automotive focused global forecasting and market intelligence service provider of automotive sales, production, powertrain and electrification that we are today. So, where did it all begin?

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