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Motor Vehicle Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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

Gear change: Revenue grows as operators steer the industry out of a recessionary pothole

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.

Report Snapshot
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
Revenue
£44bn
Annual Growth 09-14
1.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
71,635
Businesses
603
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Motor Vehicle Manufacturing industry has endured a bumpy ride over the past five years. Consumer and business confidence plummeted during the economic downturn. As unemployment rose, households thought twice about buying cars, with many opting to repair their existing vehicles rather than replacing them altogether. Similarly, as business confidence fell, companies were reluctant to replace or expand their fleets. The government's scrappage scheme encouraged some new car sales, but it was not enough to offset the severe decline in demand. Export markets were also dismal as the financial crisis affected economies worldwide. Demand from the major export markets of the United States and Western Europe were especially affected... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The most arduous barrier to entry for potential entrants is in the form of the high cost involved in building (or buying) a manufacturing plant. Plants are large due to high production volume and the production process requires highly technical and expensive machines. New entrants also face the task of accessing vehicle technology, complying with government regulations (especially environmental ones) and investing in research and development of new technology to keep up with the existing major players. A new player may have some difficulty doing so.

Having said that, these barriers have not stopped major international car companies from developing economies entering the industry... 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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