Motor Vehicle Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C29.100 | May 2015

The road to success: Buoyant domestic demand helps drive industry revenue growth

The Motor Vehicle 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG Bayerische Motoren Werke AG market share
General Motors Company General Motors Company market share
Nissan Motor Company Ltd Nissan Motor Company Ltd market share
Tata Motors Ltd Tata Motors Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Motor Vehicle Manufacturing industry endured a bumpy ride during the worst of the economic downturn, although industry conditions have since accelerated. Consumer and business confidence plummeted during the economic downturn, causing industry revenue to collapse in 2009-10. Conditions have since improved, with production rising significantly in 2010-11 and then continuing to grow strongly over the past five years. A number of manufacturers have had considerable success exporting cars to developing countries. For example, the industry's most dominant operator, Jaguar Land Rover, has grown at a remarkable rate over the past five years through the use of this strategy. Overall, the industry is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 6.5%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Petrol cars

Petrol-run cars are expected to account for 36.7% of revenue in 2015-16. Petrol is no longer the most common fuel type for cars sold in the United Kingdom after it was overtaken by diesel in 2011. Despite this, it is still the most commonly produced fuel type. This is because a majority of UK-produced cars are exported and in most of the industry's key export markets petrol cars are still dominant. However, demand has been shifting from petrol cars to diesel cars over the past five years and as a result this product segment has fallen as a proportion of revenue.

Diesel cars

The production of diesel-run cars is expected to generate 32.5% of industry revenue in 2015-16... purchase to read more


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What is the Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry manufacture and assemble motor vehicles. Motor vehicles include passenger cars and commercial vehicles, such as lorries. They also include buses and special-purpose vehicles like snowmobiles and fire engines. Businesses also make motor vehicle engines and vehicle chassis.

Industry Products
Engines and rebuildingPetrol carsDiesel carsCommercial vehiclesSpecial purpose and all other vehicles
Industry Activities
CarLorryBusAll-terrain vehicleFire engineMotor vehicle engineChassis

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