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Global Car & Automobile Sales: Market Research Report

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Global Car & Automobile Sales Market Research Report | Mar 2016

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Car & Automobile Sales global market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies globally and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Revenue
$9tr
Annual Growth 11-16
2.5%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment ('000)
13,126
Businesses
1,521,243
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2016, rising per capita income is expected to drive revenue growth for the Global Car and Automobile Sales industry. The industry's dependency on employment rates, global consumer spending, financing rates and the world price of crude oil make it vulnerable to economic shifts. In the coming years, pent-up demand, improving per capita income and growing consumer sentiment are expected to drive automobile sales... read more

Industry Locations

Due to data for global business locations being limited, estimates are based on total vehicle sales for each respective region. North America and Europe were traditionally the top two regions, with mature economies such as the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany and France typically accounting for large proportions of sales. However, growth in emerging markets, such as China, has shifted this trend. According to the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA), China accounted for 32.0 % of total vehicle sales in 2015, up from 25.2% in 2011. China's significant growth is encouraging new participants to enter the industry.

The North Asia region is expected to account for largest share of sales volume in 2015... read more

 


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What is the Global Car & Automobile Sales Industry?

This industry retails new and used motor vehicles mainly through dealerships, commission agents and car auctions. Products sold in this industry include: passenger cars, SUVs, light trucks, heavy trucks, buses, recreational vehicles and specialty vehicles (e.g. ambulances and fire trucks). Retail sales of motorcycles, mopeds and bicycles are not included in this industry.

Industry Products
CarsSports utility vehicles and pickup trucksHeavy trucksBusesRecreational vehiclesSpecialty vehicles
 
Industry Activities
Selling new cars and light trucksSelling heavy trucksSelling specialty vehiclesSelling busesSelling vans and other commercial vehiclesSelling recreational vehicles


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