Motor Vehicle Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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

Back on track: Revenue expands as firms gather momentum after a recessionary pothole

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.

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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 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Motor Vehicle Manufacturing industry is estimated to be in the mature stage of its life cycle. Industry value added is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 5.7% over the 10 years through 2019-20. Meanwhile, the UK economy is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.1% over the same period. Although this shows that the industry's contribution to the UK economy is expected to grow over the decade, it has grown from a particularly low base during the worst of the economic downturn. Therefore, the industry is only considered to be in its mature stage.

The market for cars in the United Kingdom is mature, with over 75% of households owning at least one vehicle. The replacement cycle has also increased over the past decade due to improvements in vehicle technology... 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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