IBISWorld’s Automobile Manufacturing 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 and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Revenue for the Automobile Manufacturing industry was estimated to total $659.2 billion in 2016, up 6.1% from 2015. Industry revenue has been increasing at an annualized rate of 8.9% during the past five years, driven by rising domestic demand across urban and rural areas and increasing exports.

As household income levels increased in China, and as vehicle prices have remained competitive, more people have been able to purchase their own vehicles, particularly in China's large cities. In addition, a series of favorable government policies have spurred growth, including reduced purchase fees for new cars, subsidies for car-buyers buyers in rural areas and for car owners replacing old cars with new ones...

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Automobile Manufacturing industry in China has been in the growth phase of its life cycle for over a decade. However, as industry competition intensifies and the number of mergers and acquisitions increases, this industry is moving towards a mature phase.

In the ten years to 2021, industry value added is expected to grow 7.1% annually, higher than China's annual GDP growth of about 6.5% during the same period.

In order to expand market share and meet diversified market demand, automobile manufacturers have been launching new types of automobiles. These new products also used new technologies. Rapid growth in customer acceptance of new products also indicates that the market has significant potential for steady future growth.


Additional Insights for the Automobile Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Optimum capacity utilization
  • Effective cost controls
  • Establishment of export markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Domestic Goods Prices - Petroleum - Gasoline (Retail) and Domestic Goods Prices - Metals - Steel in the Automobile Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Automobile Manufacturing Industry?

    The Automobile Manufacturing industry in China is mainly engaged in manufacturing complete automobiles or automobile engines. The major products manufactured in this industry include complete and non-complete passenger and commercial vehicles, and automobile engines.

    Industry Products
    Basic vehicles
    Cross-over vehicles
    Freight vehicles
    Non-complete vehicles
    Semi-trailer towing vehicles
    Passenger buses
    Industry Activities
    complete automobiles (passenger vehicles and commercial vehicles)
    non-complete automobiles (commercial passenger vehicles and freight vehicles)
    passenger vehicles (basic, MPVs, SUVs, cross-over, non-complete)
    commercial vehicles (passenger, freight, non-complete, semi-trailer towing vehicles)
    automobile engines

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Petroleum - Gasoline (Retail)
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Metals - Steel
  • Per Capita Disposable Income
  • Exchange Rates - Yuan per $US
  • Import Taxes (Duties) - Car Retailing

  • Current Performance
  • Competing imports
  • Exports
  • Enterprises and employment
  • Profitability
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Domestic demand
  • Exports and imports
  • Enterprise numbers
  • Table: Automobile Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Auto & Parts Wholesaling
  • Car Dealers
  • Car Rentals

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Auto Parts Manufacturing
  • Automobile Body and Trailer Manufacturing
  • Battery Manufacturing
  • Iron and Steel Smelting
  • Paint Manufacturing
  • Plastic Parts Manufacturing
  • Scientific Instrument Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Basic vehicles
  • SUVs
  • MPVs
  • Freight vehicles
  • Cross-over vehicles
  • Passenger buses
  • Non-complete vehicles
  • Semi-trailer towing vehicles
  • Chart: Automobile Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Vehicle prices
  • Automotive fuel prices
  • Income levels
  • Automobile financing
  • After-sales services
  • Product innovation

  • Major Markets
  • Household buyers
  • Business fleet purchasers
  • Government fleet purchasers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Automobile Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases and depreciation
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Automobile Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Service
  • Quality
  • Product and technology innovation
  • Financing
  • External competition

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

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (Group)China FAW Group CorporationBeijing Automotive Group Co., LtdDongfeng Motor Co., Ltd.China North Industries Group Corporation
  • Table: Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (Group) - financial performance
  • Table: China FAW Group Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Beijing Automotive Group Co., Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: China North Industries Group Corporation - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the 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
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Automobile Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Total Assets (2007-2021)
  • Automobile Output (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    3S Automobile Dealers
  • Car dealers that provide three of the four services provided by 4S stores.
  • 4S Automobile Dealers
  • Car dealers that provide the following automobile retailing services: sales, spare parts, service, and survey.
  • Sports Utility Vehicle (Suv)
  • A rugged automotive vehicle similar to a station wagon but built on a light-truck chassis.
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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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