Car & Automobile Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Car & Automobile Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33611a | Sep 2015

Smooth ride: Renewed consumer spending and a shift toward green vehicles will drive growth

IBISWorld’s Car & Automobile Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Car and Automobile Manufacturing industry endured weak sales during the recession but has since recovered in the five years to 2015, due to rising consumer confidence and low interest rates. In addition, more Americans returned to work and consumer sentiment began to recover, making customers more likely to purchase big-ticket items, such as new vehicles. Over the five years to 2020, the strengthening economic conditions and returning consumer confidence will continue to fuel the industry. Automakers will also seek growth potential in the hybrid and fuel-efficient car market, as they focus on developing gas-electric hybrid vehicles to increase fuel efficiency and cut exhaust emissions... purchase to read more

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The Car and Automobile Manufacturing industry has moderate market share concentration, with the top four companies accounting for over 50.0% of industry output in 2015. Company market share can vary significantly within a fairly short time in this industry. IBISWorld expects the market share winners over the five years to 2020 will be the companies that can most effectively balance affordability, technological advancement (particularly with engines and entertainment) and attractive vehicle styling... purchase to read more


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What is the Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry manufacture cars and automobile chassis. These operations, which are referred to as automakers, typically produce cars, including electric cars, in assembly plants. The manufacture of light trucks (e.g. vans, pickups and SUVs), heavy trucks and motorcycles is excluded from this industry.

Industry Products
Compact and subcompact carsMidsize and full-size sedansSports carsLuxury cars
Industry Activities
Automobile assembling Automobile chassis

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