Motor Vehicle Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C29.100 | Mar 2016

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

IBISWorld’s Motor Vehicle Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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 pound depreciated, which affected the stability of industry revenue. Despite poor conditions, production rose significantly in 2010-11, supporting industry revenue, and this trend has continued 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 6.8% over the five years through 2015-16 to reach £52.9 billion... 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 6.1% over the 10 years through 2020-21. 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 carsDiesel carsCommercial vehiclesSpecial purpose and all other vehicles
Industry Activities
CarLorryBusAll-terrain vehicleFire engineMotor vehicle engineChassis

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