Plunkett's Automobile Industry Almanac 2015: Automobile Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies


Key Findings:
•Plunkett Research lists top 400 companies in the automobile industry and names top trends changing the industry for the mid term.

Key Features:
•Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
•Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
•Industry Associations and Professional Societies List
•In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies
•Industry Glossary
•Buyer may register for free access to search and export data at Plunkett Research Online
•Link to our 5-minutes video overview of this industry

Pages: 564
Statistical Tables Provided: 25
Companies Profiled: 404
Geographic Focus: Global

A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms. You will gain vital insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.
•How is the industry evolving?
•How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
•How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
•What is the size of the market now and in the future?
•What are the financial results of the leading companies?
•What are the names and titles of top executives?
•What are the top companies and what are their revenues?

Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:

Major Trends Affecting the Automobile Industry
1)Automobile Industry Introduction
2)U.S. Auto Manufacturers Rebound
3)Fuel Efficiency is a Key Selling Element/Stiff Emissions Standards Adopted in the U.S. and Abroad
4)Hybrid Cars Command Modest, but Growing, Market Share
5)Electric Cars and Plug-in Hybrids (PHEVs) Enter Market in Low Numbers
6)Major Research in Advanced Lithium Batteries
7)Clean Diesel Technology Gains Acceptance
8)Natural Gas-Powered Vehicles Gain in Popularity/Long Term Potential Is Bright Thanks to Low Shale Gas Prices
9)Ethanol Production Soars, But U.S. Federal Subsidy Expires
10)Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Power Research Continues
11)Outsourcing of Automobile Component Manufacturing/Design
12)Optimum Lean Production Saves Manufacturing Costs
13)China Becomes the World's Largest Auto Market/Indian Market Slows
14)Mexico Grows Rapidly as a Major Automotive Maker and Exporter
15)Focus on Safety Improvements by Automakers/Google Car Drives Itself
16)Super-Expensive Cars Are Pushed by Manufacturers/Luxury Car Market Is Highly Competitive
17)Big News in Small Cars
18)Car Sharing Programs and Mobility Services Proliferate
19)Fewer Miles Driven in U.S. as Young People Use Bikes, Light Rail or Car Share
20)Wireless Information Systems Surge Ahead in Vehicles: Telematics, ITS and Real-Time Traffic Information
21)Ford Sync and Microsoft Software Race to Bring Onboard Apps to New Car Buyers/In-Car Internet Grows
22)Technology Drives Insurance Efficiencies/Drivers Allow Their Habits to be Tracked for Lower Insurance Rates

Automobile Industry Statistics
1)Automobile Industry Overview
2)General Motors Corporation Overview
3)Ford Motor Company Overview
4)Volkswagen Group Overview
5)Toyota Motor Corporation Overview
6)Daimler AG Overview
7)Hyundai Motor Group Overview
8)Honda Motor Co. Overview
9)U.S. New Car & Truck Market Shares by Company: 2010-2013
10)New Vehicle Sales by Vehicle Type, U.S.: 2007-2014
11)Licensed Drivers, Vehicle Registrations & Resident Population, U.S.: 1960-2011
12)Highest Fuel Economy by Vehicle Class: 2014 Model Year