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ASEAN Automotive Outlook, 2018

ASEAN Automotive Outlook, 2018

Sustained economic growth and infrastructure development should drive ASEAN automotive market growth forecast to 2024. Thailand is expected to register the highest growth while Indonesia will continue to be the largest market.

This study presents a detailed overview and analysis of the trends in the automotive markets in ASEAN with particular focus on the significant trends in the three key markets of Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand. It analyzes the key trends which shaped the market in 2017 and also reflects on the trends that are likely to present themselves in 2018. It also analyzes these future trends and the impact they are likely to have on the key vehicle segments across the three markets.

Research Scope
ASEAN Automotive Outlook including Key Market Trends in 2017 and 2018 and Disruptive trends in 2018

Malaysia Automotive Outlook including TIV 2013-2017, Segment wise Breakdown in 2017, Key OEMs and Market Share in 2017, Key Market Trends in 2018, Segment wise Breakdown in 2018, Key OEMs and Market Share in 2018, 2017-2024 Unit Shipment Forecasts, and Key Takeaways – Malaysia

Indonesia Automotive Outlook including TIV in 2013-2017, Segment wise Breakdown in 2017, Key OEMs and Market Share in 2017, Key Market Trends in 2018, Segment wise Breakdown in 2018, Key OEMs and Market Share in 2018, 2017-2024 Unit Shipment Forecasts, and Key Takeaways – Indonesia

Thailand Automotive Outlook TIV in 2013-2017, Segment wise Breakdown in 2017, Key OEMs and Market Share in 2017, Key Market Trends in 2018, Segment wise Breakdown in 2018, Key OEMs and Market Share in 2018, 2017-2024 Unit Shipment Forecasts, and Key Takeaways – Thailand
The base year for the study is 2017, with the forecast period being 2018 to 2024.

Key Issues Addressed
What is likely to be the market performance and outlook in ASEAN in 2017 and 2018?
What is likely to be the market performance and outlook in the three key automotive markets in the ASEAN in the future?
What are the key trends affecting the automotive market ASEAN during 2018?
What are the key trends in the ASEAN countries of Thailand, Indonesia, and Malaysia in 2017 and 2018?
Which vehicle segments are preferred and which have a higher growth potential in these markets in 2017 and 2018?
Which are the key OEMs in the ASEAN automotive market in 2017 and 2018?
What are the key takeaways for the three key markets of Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand during the forecast period?


  • Executive Summary
    • 2017 Key Highlights
    • Disruptive Trends for 2018
    • Predictions for 2018
    • Top Trends in the ASEAN Automotive Market in 2018
  • Research Scope and Segmentation
    • Research Scope
    • Product Segmentation
    • Product Definitions
  • ASEAN Automotive Outlook
    • Key Market Trends in ASEAN* in 2018
    • Trend 1-Sustained Economic Growth
    • Trend 2-Infrastructure Development
    • Trend 3-Launch of New Models and Facelifts
    • Trend 4-Growth in Exports
    • Trend 5-New Automotive Policies
    • Total ASEAN Market Unit Shipments
      • Table Automotive Market: Unit Shipment Forecasts, ASEAN, 2017 and 2018
  • Indonesia Automotive Outlook
    • Indonesia-Unit Shipments from 2013 to 2017
      • Table Automotive Market: Unit Shipment, Indonesia, 2013-2017
    • Indonesia-Percent Unit Shipment by PV and CV in 2017
    • Indonesia-Key OEMs and Market Share over 2015-2017
      • Table Automotive Market: OEM Market Share Analysis of PVs and CVs, Indonesia, 2015-2017
    • Indonesia-Key Market Trends Anticipated in 2018
    • Trend 1-New Model Launches and Promotional Campaigns
    • Trend 2-Monetary Stimulus
    • Trend 3-Political Year and Asian Games
    • Trend 4-Pressures due to Fiscal Deficit
    • Trend 5-Positive Consumer Sentiment
    • Trend 6-Export Growth
    • Trend 7-Increasing Energy Price
    • Trend 8-New Auto Policy
    • Indonesia-Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by PV and CV Type
    • Indonesia-Key OEMs and Market Share in 2018
      • Table Automotive Market: OEM Market Share Analysis of PVs and CVs, Indonesia, 2018
    • Indonesia-Unit Shipment Forecast Scenario Analysis
      • Table Automotive Market: Unit Shipment Forecast Scenario Analysis, Indonesia, 2017-2024
    • Indonesia-Key Conclusions
  • Malaysia Automotive Outlook
    • Malaysia-Unit Shipments from 2013 to 2017
      • Table Automotive Market: Total Industry Volume (TIV), Malaysia, 2013-2017
    • Malaysia-Percent Unit Shipment by PV and CV Type in 2017
    • Malaysia-Key OEMs and Market Share from 2015 to 2017
      • Table Automotive Market: OEM Market Share Analysis of PVs and CVs, Malaysia, 2015-2017
    • Malaysia-Key Market Trends in 2018
    • Trend 1-High Household Debt
    • Trend 2-Growth in Wages
    • Trend 3-New Model Launches/Promotional Campaigns
    • Trend 4-National Automotive Policy Update
    • Trend 5-Growth of Alternate Mobility Solutions
    • Trend 6-Stringent Loan Approval
    • Trend 7-Infrastructure Development
    • Trend 8-Strengthening Ringgit
    • Malaysia-Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by PV and CV Type
    • Malaysia-Key OEMs and Market Share in 2018
      • Table Automotive Market: OEM Market Share Analysis of PVs and CVs, Malaysia, 2017
    • Malaysia-Unit Shipment Forecast Scenario Analysis
      • Table Automotive Market: Unit Shipment Forecast Scenario Analysis, Malaysia, 2017-2024
    • Malaysia-Key Conclusions
  • Thailand Automotive Outlook
    • Thailand-Unit Shipments from 2013 to 2017
      • Table Automotive Market: Total Industry Volume (TIV), Thailand, 2013-2017
    • Thailand-Percent Unit Shipment by PV and CV in 2017
    • Thailand-Key OEMs and Market Share from 2015 to 2017
      • Table Automotive Market: OEM Market Share Analysis of PVs and CVs, Thailand, 2015-2017
    • Thailand-Key Market Trends in 2018
    • Trend 1-Private Sector Revitalization
    • Trend 2-Infrastructure Development
    • Trend 3-Launch of New Vehicle Models
    • Trend 4-Export Resurgence
    • Trend 5-High Household Debt
    • Trend 6-Weak/Low Agricultural Prices
    • Trend 7-Adverse Impact of Natural Calamities
    • Trend 8-New Excise Tax Calculation
    • Thailand-Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by PV and CV Type
    • Thailand-Key OEMs and Market Share in 2018
      • Table Automotive Market: OEM Market Share Analysis of PVs and CVs, Thailand, 2018
    • Thailand-Unit Shipment Forecast Scenario Analysis
      • Table Automotive Market: Unit Shipment Forecast Scenario Analysis, Thailand, 2017-2024
    • Thailand-Key Conclusions
  • Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
    • Growth Opportunity 1-Increase in Private Consumption
    • Growth Opportunity 2-Growth in Infrastructure Investment
    • Growth Opportunity 3-Export Growth
    • Growth Opportunity 4-Governments' Energy-Efficient Programs
    • Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word-3 Big Predictions
  • Appendix
    • Table of Acronyms
  • Regulatory ForeSightTM-Indonesia: Key Policy Movements over the Next 3-5 Years
    • Regulatory Foresight-5 Year Horizon
    • Regulatory Foresight-Carbon Emission Tax
    • Regulatory Foresight-Low Carbon Emission Program
    • Regulatory Foresight-B30: Biodiesel & Bioethanol Adoption
    • Regulatory Foresight-EV Acceleration Program
    • Government Policies
    • Frost & Sullivan's ASEAN Regulatory ForeSightTM
    • The Regulatory ForeSightTM
  • Regulatory ForeSightTM-Malaysia: Key Policy Movements over the Next 3-5 Years
    • Regulatory Foresight-3-5 Year Horizon
    • Regulatory Foresight-Implementation of ESC
    • Regulatory Foresight-Introduction of eCall
    • Regulatory Foresight-Introduction of B10 Mandate
    • Regulatory Foresight-Vehicle End of Life Policy
  • Regulatory ForeSightTM-Thailand: Key Policy Movements over the Next 3-5 Years
    • Regulatory Foresight-3-5 Year Horizon
    • Regulatory Development-Change in Free-zone Scheme
    • Regulatory Development-Emission Standards Implementation
    • Regulatory Development-EV Policy & Implementation Incentives

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