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 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.

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
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 - 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 £1.68 on labour for every £1 invested in new capital... 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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