United States Autos Report

Providing expert analysis, independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the automotive industry.

Report includes: BMI Industry View, Industry SWOT Analysis, Industry Forecasts, BMI's Autos Risk Reward Index, Economic Forecasts, Company Profiles and Global, Regional and Country Industry Overviews.

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United States Autos Report
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BMI View: Light vehicle sales growth will slow to 2.0% in 2016 , with the light truck segment continuing its outperformance .

Passenger Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Sales
(2013-2019)
f = BMI forecast. Source: US Dept of Transport, BMI

Key Views

  • Continuation of low oil prices in 2016 will see the light truck segment continue its outperformance

  • Production of higher margin vehicles will be moved to the US and Canada to maximise profits

  • Heavy truck sales and production outlook for 2016 worsening as market reaches saturation point

BMI Industry View
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Table: Key Views
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SWOT
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Political
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Economic
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Operational Risk
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Industry Forecast
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Table: Autos Total Market - Historical Data And Forecasts (United States 2013-2019)
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Latest Developments
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Table: Total Light Market New Developments
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Structural Trends
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Demographics To Play A Longer-Term Role
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Premium EVs Lead Alternative Fuel
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Passenger Vehicles
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Table: Passenger Car Market - Historical Data And Forecasts (United States 2013-2019)
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Latest Developments
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Table: Latest Developments And Segment Drivers
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Key Players
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Table: Top 10 New Light Vehicle Sales 8M15 (CBUs)
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Commercial Vehicles
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Table: Commercial Vehicle Market - Historical Data And Forecasts (United States 2013-2019)
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Latest Developments
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Table: Latest Developments And Segment Drivers
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Key Players
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Table: Class 4 Truck Sales By Brand
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Table: Class 5 Truck Sales By Brand
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Table: Class 6 Truck Sales By Brand
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Table: Class 7 Truck Sales By Brand
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Table: Class 8 Truck Sales By Brand
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Macroeconomic Forecast
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Economic Analysis
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Table: US - Key Economic Indicators
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Table: US - Private Consumption Forecasts
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Table: US - Private Investment Forecasts
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Table: US - Government Consumption And Investment Forecasts
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Table: US - Net Exports Forecasts
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Industry Risk Reward Ratings
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Industry Risk Reward Index
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Mexico Move Reflects Investor Activity
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Brazil On The Bubble
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Central America A Work In Progress
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Company Profile
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General Motors Company (GM)
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Chrysler
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Ford Motor
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Regional Overview
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Industry Trend Analysis
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Michigan Part Of GM's Plan
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FCA Gives Ontario A Lift
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New Capacity Heading South
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Global Industry Overview
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Demographic Forecast
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Table: Population Headline Indicators (United States 1990-2025)
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Table: Key Population Ratios (United States 1990-2025)
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Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (United States 1990-2025)
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Table: Population By Age Group (United States 1990-2025)
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Table: Population By Age Group % (United States 1990-2025)
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Methodology
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Industry Forecasts
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Sector-Specific Methodology
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Sources
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Risk/Reward Index Methodology
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Table: Automotive Risk/Reward Index Indicators And Weighting Of Indicators
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The United States Autos Report features the latest data and forecasts covering production, sales, imports and exports.

BMI Research's United States Autos Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, auto associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the automotives market in United States.

Key Benefits

  • Benchmark BMI's independent automotives industry forecasts on United States to test other views - a key input for successful budgetary and planning in the American automotives market.
  • Target business opportunities and risks in the American automotives sector through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments in United States.
  • Assess the activities and market position of your competitors, partners and clients via our Competitive Landscape Analysis.

Coverage

BMI Industry View

Summary of BMI’s key industry forecasts and views, covering production, sales and the introduction of new technology or products.

Industry SWOT Analysis

Analysis of the major Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats within the autos sector and within the broader political, economic and business environment.

BMI Industry Forecasts

Historic data series and forecasts to end- 2019 for all key industry indicators (see list below), supported by explicit assumptions plus analysis of key downside risks to the main forecast, including:

Sales and production of motorcycles in units; total production of units; production by vehicle type (including cars, commercial vehicles, trucks and buses); total vehicle fleet size in units; sales by vehicle type, including passenger cars and commercial vehicles; fleet size by vehicle type, including passenger car, commercial vehicles and motorcycles; total vehicle trade balance in units; vehicle trade balance by vehicle type, including passenger car, commercial vehicle and motorcycle; car ownership measured as car density per 1,000 people.

BMI’s Autos Risk Reward Index

BMI’s Risk Reward Index provides investors (manufacturers, suppliers and dealers) looking for opportunities in the region with a clear country-comparative assessment of a market’s risks and potential rewards. Each of the country markets are scored using a sophisticated model that includes more than 40 industry, economic and demographic data points. These provide indices of highest to lowest appeal to investors, with each indices explained.

BMI Economic Forecasts

BMI forecasts to end-2019 for all headline macroeconomic indicators, including real GDP growth, inflation, fiscal balance, trade balance, current account and external debt.

Company Profiles*

Examines the competitive positioning and short- to medium-term business strategies of key industry players. Strategy is examined within the context of BMI’s industry forecasts, our macroeconomic views and our understanding of the wider competitive landscape. The latest financial and operating statistics and key company  developments are also incorporated within the company profiles, enabling a full evaluation of recent company performance and future growth prospects.

Global, Regional and Country Industry Overviews

In-depth analysis of the major global and regional developments in the market, which can be linked with the country industry overview, providing cross-country  investment, product and financing trends that will affect each market, supported by BMI’s global and regional industry forecasts.

Sources

The Autos reports draw on an extensive network of primary sources, such as manufacturing associations, statistical bureaus, government transport ministries, national chambers of commerce and industry, national statistical offices, government ministries and central banks and multinational companies.

*Company profiles are not available for every country. Those reports instead contain information on the current activities of prominent companies operating in the market.