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 perked up. Consumer and business confidence plummeted during the economic downturn, causing industry revenue to collapse in 2009-10. Conditions have since improved. Production rose strongly in 2010-11, resulting in revenue growing by 20.3% for the year. Production has continued growing, albeit from a low base. Some 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 8.7%... 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 56.8% of industry revenue in 2014-15. Furthermore, the eight largest players are forecast to account for 73.7% of revenue in 2014-15. 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.
Concentration also varies from segment to segment. Within the engine-manufacturing segment, for example, the top four players account for about 95% of revenue... purchase to read more