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Global Car & Automobile Sales: Market Research Report

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Global Car & Automobile Sales Market Research Report | Jul 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 focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Revenue
$9tr
Annual Growth 11-16
3.2%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment ('000)
13,032
Businesses
1,492,511
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 Analysis

Over the five years to 2016, revenue for the Global Car and Automobile Sales industry is expected to trend higher. The industry benefited from improved economic conditions, prompting consumers to replace older vehicles. Additionally, easier access to credit and increased demand for new fuel-efficient models contributed to revenue growth. However, several factors limited this growth. For example, some European governments implemented austerity measures to reduce debt levels. These government initiatives are expected to negatively impact consumer sentiment and disposable income levels in these regions, hampering industry growth as a result. Nevertheless, growth from emerging markets, such as China, has remained robust, despite the weakening Chinese economic conditions... 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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