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 Key Buyers Chapter
The Motor Vehicle Manufacturing industry has a moderate level of concentration and the top four players are expected to account for 49.5% of industry revenue in 2015-16. Furthermore, the eight largest players are forecast to account for 64.3% of revenue in 2015-16. These players control the majority of the industry, with most of the remaining companies controlling very insignificant shares. However, no player has true market power because the industry is highly globalised and manufacturers face severe import competition, sometimes from their own plants located in other countries.
In 2008, Ford sold Land Rover and Jaguar to Tata Motors, which led to a decline in Ford's market share. Since then, Jaguar Land Rover has expanded the production of Jaguar and Land Rover models... purchase to read more