Motor Vehicle Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C29.100 | Mar 2016

Driving force: The industry continues its speedy recovery thanks to healthy demand

IBISWorld’s Motor Vehicle Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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 economic downturn, although the industry is now well on the road to recovery. Consumer and business confidence were slightly unstable at the start of the period, while the pound depreciated, which affected the stability of industry revenue. Despite poor conditions, production rose significantly in 2010-11, supporting industry revenue, and this trend has continued over the past five years. A number of manufacturers have had considerable success exporting cars to developing countries, while domestic new car registrations have reached record levels. Overall, the industry is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 6.8% over the five years through 2015-16 to reach £52.9 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The most arduous barrier to entry for potential entrants is in the form of the high cost involved in building (or buying) a manufacturing plant. Plants are large due to high production volume and the production process requires highly technical and expensive machines. New entrants also face the task of accessing vehicle technology, complying with government regulations (especially environmental ones) and investing in research and development of new technology to keep up with the existing major players. A new player may have some difficulty doing so.

Having said that, these barriers have not stopped major international car companies from developing economies entering the industry... 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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