Motor Vehicle Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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

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

IBISWorld’s Motor Vehicle Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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 value of pound depreciated. 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, while domestic new car registrations have reached record levels. Overall, the industry is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 6.5% over the five years through 2015-16 to reach £52.2 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Generally, manufacturers are located close to manufacturing hubs and in areas with good transport access. Transport access (ports and road) optimises supply chain efficiency.

The South East

The South East has the joint largest proportion of industry establishments, accounting for an estimated 14.7%. The region is home to the Port of Southampton, which is the United Kingdom's leading port for vehicle exports. Given the importance of exports for the industry, locating nearby a major port can be a major benefit for industry operators. BMW own two plants in the region, one in Oxford where vehicles are manufactured under the MINI brand, and one in Goodwood where Rolls-Royce motor vehicles are produced... 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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