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Smooth ride: Renewed consumer spending and a shift toward green vehicles will boost sales

The Car & Automobile Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • As both emerging and mature global economies purchased more cars, industry demand improved
  • Many industry operators have taken steps to reduce costs and streamline processes
  • The Consumer Confidence Index will support moderate-to-low improvement in demand for vehicles

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Car and Automobile Manufacturing industry endured weak sales during the recession but has since recovered during the current five years 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 next five years, strengthening economic conditions and returning consumer confidence will continue to fuel the industry, albeit at a slower rate. 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...

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    Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    Having endured the tumultuous recession era and now recovering in the aftermath, the Car and Automobile Manufacturing industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Industry value added (IVA), or the measure of the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 2.7% over the 10 years to 2022. Comparatively, US GDP is growing at an estimated annualized rate of 2.0% during the same period. While IVA is expected to grow at a quicker rate than of the overall economy, this industry is firmly in the mature stage of its life cycle. The large increase represents a recovery from recessionary lows early in the period.

    Industry output has skyrocketed from the improved economy and increased consumer sentiment. Old..

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    Additional Insights for the Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Strong supply chain links
  • Establishment of export markets
  • Use of most efficient work practices
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    Industry Products

    What is the Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry?

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

    Industry Products
    Compact and subcompact cars
    Midsize sedans
    Large cars
    Luxury cars
    Industry Activities
    Automobile assembling
    Automobile chassis

    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
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Demand from new car dealers
  • World price of crude oil
  • World price of steel
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Resurgence of demand
  • Greater efficiency
  • Global landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Growth slows down
  • Costs and capacity
  • Trade growth
  • Table: Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Automobile Wholesaling
  • New Car Dealers
  • Car Rental

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Automobile Brakes Manufacturing
  • Automobile Electronics Manufacturing
  • Automobile Engine & Parts Manufacturing
  • Automobile Interior Manufacturing
  • Automobile Metal Stamping
  • Automobile Steering & Suspension Manufacturing
  • Automobile Transmission Manufacturing
  • Battery Manufacturing
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Paint Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Compact and subcompact cars
  • Midsize sedans
  • Large cars
  • Luxury cars
  • Chart: Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Exports
  • Dealers
  • Rental Companies
  • Wholesalers
  • Government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Car & 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
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Car & Automobile Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    InternalExternal
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    General Motors CorporationFord Motor CompanyToyota Motor CorporationHonda Motor Co. Ltd.Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
  • Table: General Motors Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Ford Motor Company - financial performance
  • Table: Toyota Motor Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Honda Motor Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the 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
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • 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)
  • New car sales (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Domestic Internationals
  • The Japan-based automakers operating in the United States: Toyota, Nissan and Honda.
  • Hybrid
  • A car that runs on an electric battery combined with a gasoline engine to be more fuel efficient than a standard car.
  • Sport-Utility Vehicle (Suv)
  • A rugged automotive vehicle similar to a station wagon but built on a light-truck chassis.
  • The Big Three
  • The three biggest domestic automakers: General Motors, Ford and Chrysler.
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Car & Automobile Manufacturing market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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