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France Autos Report Q4 2017

BMI View:

France's positive macroeconomic fundamentals in the form of low borrowing costs, tameinflation and an improving labour market will help entice consumers to buy more vehicles. As a result, weare revising up our forecast for new vehicle sales in France to growth of 3.8% in 2017, up from apreviously forecasted 1.7%.

Key Views

Vehicle sales will grow 3.8% in 2017 as an improving labour market and tame inflation support growthin consumer spending, translating into a rise in new car purchases.

Low borrowing costs will continue to keep new vehicle financing at affordable rates for consumers.

Growth in the commercial vehicle segment will be driven by robust business confidence and theconstruction of transport as well as power and utility projects..


BMI Industry View
Key Views
SWOT
Industry Forecast
Industry Forecast Scenario
Table: Autos Total Market - Historical Data And Forecasts (France 2015-2021)
Latest Developments
Structural Trends
Passenger Vehicles
Table: Passenger Car Market - Historical Data And Forecasts (France 2015-2021)
Latest Developments And Segment Drivers
Key Players
Table: Passenger Car Sales By Brand, Units
Commercial Vehicles
Table: Commercial Vehicle Market - Historical Data And Forecasts (France 2015-2021)
Latest Developments And Segment Drivers
Key Players
Table: Light Commercial Vehicle Sales (below 5t) By Brand, Units
Table: Heavy Truck Sales (above 5t) By Brand, Units
Table: Bus Sales By Brand, Units
Motorcycles
Table: Motorcycle Market - Historical Data And Forecasts (France 2015-2021)
Latest Developments And Segment Drivers
Industry Risk/Reward Index
Europe Autos Production Risk/Reward Index
Main Regional Features And Latest Updates
East Chasing West: Growth Prospects Are Key
Eastern Europe's Competitive Landscape Catching Up
Europe Autos Sales Risk/Reward Index
Main Regional Features And Latest Updates
Competition Rife In Europe
Replacement Rates Slowing
Contrasting Countries In 'High Risk, High Rewards' Segment
France Autos Production Risk/Reward Index
France Autos Sales Risk/Reward Index
Company Profile
Renault
Groupe PSA
Regional Overview
Western Europe Overview
Table: Western Europe Autos Production Investment
Big Bets On Future Tech
Connected And Autonomous Tech Reaching Mass Market?
PSA Reassurances Providing Relief
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (France 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (France 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (France 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (France 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (France 1990-2025)
Methodology
Benefits of using BMI's Autos Production RRI
Weightings Of Categories And Indicators
Indicators
Table: Indicators - Explanation and Sources
Methodology
Benefits of using BMI's Autos RRI
Weightings Of Categories And Indicators
Indicators
Table: Indicators - Explanation And Sources

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