Motor Vehicle Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C29.100 | Mar 2014

Gear change: Revenue grows as operators steer the industry out of a recessionary pothole

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
Ford Motor Company Ltd Ford Motor Company Ltd  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 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Motor Vehicle Manufacturing industry has endured a bumpy ride over the past five years. Consumer and business confidence plummeted during the economic downturn. As unemployment rose, households thought twice about buying cars, with many opting to repair their existing vehicles rather than replacing them altogether. Similarly, as business confidence fell, companies were reluctant to replace or expand their fleets. The government's scrappage scheme encouraged some new car sales, but it was not enough to offset the severe decline in demand. Export markets were also dismal as the financial crisis affected economies worldwide. Demand from the major export markets of the United States and Western Europe were especially affected... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Diesel and petrol cars

Motor vehicle manufacturers derive the majority of their revenue from the production of petrol and diesel cars. Petrol-run cars are expected to account for 43.7% of revenue in 2013-14 while diesel-run cars are forecast to account for 29.5%. During the recession, the production of petrol and diesel cars declined due to the severity of the downturn. Over the past five years, demand for vehicles has shifted from petrol-run cars to diesel-run cars. However, diesel-vehicle manufacturers have yet to catch up to this trend. Although the share of revenue satisfied by diesel cars has risen over the past five years, it has not increased at the same pace as the growth in domestic demand for diesel-run vehicles... 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 cars: 1.5 litres and underPetrol cars: 1.5 litres and overDiesel cars: 1.5 litres and underDiesel cars: between 1.5 and 2.5 litresDiesel cars: 2.5 litres and overCommercial vehiclesSpecial purpose and all other vehicles
Industry Activities
CarLorryBusAll-terrain vehicleFire engineMotor vehicle engineChassis

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