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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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 Investment Chapter

Motor vehicles are produced at large manufacturing plants, which require a significant amount of capital to set up and carry substantial depreciation costs. The production process is highly automated and on a large scale so that companies can benefit from lower average costs. As a result, labour is relatively insignificant in the industry. However, employees are still needed at some stages of assembly. Some segments, such as engine rebuilding, are more labour intensive than other segments. The industry is highly capital intensive, with companies spending an average of £2.03 on labour for every £1.00 invested in new capital. Over the long-term, the industry is becoming more capital intensive and less labour intensive, as firms continue to look for production efficiencies... 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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