Motor Vehicle Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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

Driving forwards: The industry moves up a gear thanks to recovering consumer confidence

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 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 and 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 Key Buyers Chapter

The Motor Vehicle Manufacturing industry has a moderate level of concentration and the top four players are expected to account for 51.4% of industry revenue in 2014-15. Furthermore, the eight largest players are forecast to account for 67.5% of revenue in 2014-15. These players control the majority of the industry, with most of the remaining companies controlling very insignificant shares. However, no player has true market power because the industry is highly globalised and manufacturers face severe import competition, sometimes from their own plants located in other countries.

Concentration also varies from segment to segment. Within the engine-manufacturing segment, for example, the top four players account for approximately 95% of revenue... 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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