Revved up: Increasing disposable income and continued growth in developed economics is expected to support revenue growth

Over the five years to 2017, revenue for the Global Car and Automobile Manufacturing industry is expected to trend higher, bolstered by improving economic conditions, particularly at the consumer level. In addition, the industry has benefited as developed economies, such as the United States and Japan, have enacted monetary policy to stimulate growth, pushing interest rates lower. As interest rates fell, consumers were more apt to purchase a new vehicle due to the more affordable financing options available. Over the next five years, the industry is anticipated to experience favorable conditions. The more mature economies of Western Europe, Japan and the United States are expected to grow slowly, so new markets will propel revenue...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The industry is deemed to have a low level of concentration and the largest four automakers are estimated to account for nearly 30.0% of global revenue. There are several major automotive companies across the globe, each with a significant share of the market, but concentration has been declining over the past five years, as industry operators in emerging economies (e.g. India) ramp up production...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Global Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Global Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry are

  • Flexibility in determining expenditure
  • Establishment of export markets
  • Use of most efficient work practices
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Global per capita income and GDP of the BRIC nations in the Global Car & Automobile Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Global Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in this industry manufacture chassis for automobiles and light-duty motor vehicles and assemble final automobiles and light-duty motor vehicles. These vehicles include passenger cars, pickup trucks, sports utility vehicles, crossover utility vehicles and vans.

    Industry Products
  • Cars
  • SUVs and crossovers
  • Commercial vehicles
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing passenger cars
  • Manufacturing light trucks and sport utility vehicles
  • Manufacturing vans
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Global per capita income
  • GDP of the BRIC nations
  • World price of crude oil
  • World price of steel

  • Current Performance
    Oil volatility and environmental concernsBRIC countriesIndustry structure and trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Global expansion continuesFinding the perfect locationNew technology
  • Table: Global Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Global Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Global Car & Automobile Sales

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Global Auto Parts & Accessories Manufacturing
  • Global Automobile Engine & Parts Manufacturing
  • Global Iron and Steel Mills
  • Global Tire Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • SUVs and crossovers
  • Cars
  • Commercial vehicles
  • Chart: Global Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Households (developing markets)
  • Households (mature markets)
  • Businesses (mature markets)
  • Businesses (developing markets)
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Global Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Global Car & Automobile Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Global Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Volkswagen AG, Toyota Motor Corp., General Motors Corp., Ford Motor Co.,
  • Table: Volkswagen AG - financial performance
  • Table: Toyota Motor Corp. - financial performance
  • Table: General Motors Corp. - financial performance
  • Table: Ford Motor Co. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Global Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Global Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Global per capita income (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Big Three
  • A term referring to General Motors, Ford and Chrysler, the three largest US automakers.
  • Flexible-Fuel Vehicles
  • Vehicles that run on two different types of fuel, most commonly ethanol and gasoline.
  • Hybrid Vehicles
  • Cars that run on a combination of an electric battery and a gasoline engine to achieve higher fuel efficiency than a standard car.
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