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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 | Nov 2016

Driving forward: Rising demand for electric cars and exports support industry revenue

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.

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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 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Motor Vehicle Manufacturing industry has been recovering quickly thanks to considerable success exporting cars to developing countries, and soaring domestic new car registrations supported by growing consumer confidence, cheap financing deals and rising disposable incomes. Overall, the industry is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 4.6% over the five years through 2016-17 to reach £55.4 billion. Industry profitability has also increased over the past five years as a result of falling steel and fuel prices and the effects of a strengthening pound on input prices.

The industry is expected to grow by 3.8% in 2016-17, despite widespread uncertainty due to the result of the EU referendum... 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. Tat.. 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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