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Plunkett's Automobile Industry Almanac 2017: Automobile Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

PLUNKETT'S AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2017



Key Findings:

  • Plunkett Research lists top 400 companies in the automobile industry and names top trends changing the industry for the mid term.
  • Car sales within North American markets have been running at very high rates. According to Plunkett Research estimates, U.S. car and light truck sales will likely total from 16.8 million to 17.3 million units for 2016.
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: 565

Statistical Tables Provided: 25
Companies Profiled: 407
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 Ford, Chrysler and GM Compete Head-On with Volkswagen, Toyota and Honda
3) U.S. Automobile Exports Soar
4) Fuel Efficiency Continues to Improve/Stiff MPG Standards Adopted in the U.S. (CAFE Rules) and Abroad
5) Hybrid Cars’ Market Share Falls
6) Electric Cars and Plug-in Hybrids (PHEVs) Enter the Market in Low Numbers
7) Major Research and Advancements in Lithium Batteries/Tesla and Panasonic Plan Gigafactory
8) Clean Diesel Technology Faces Consumer and Regulatory Challenges/Volkswagen Faces Emissions Scandal
9) Natural Gas-Powered Vehicles Gain in Popularity/Long Term Potential Is Bright Thanks to Low Shale Gas Prices
10) Ethanol Production Soared, But U.S. Federal Subsidy Expires
11) Cellulosic Ethanol Makes Slow Commercial Progress
12) Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Power Research Continues/Fuel Cell Cars Enter Market
13) Outsourcing of Automobile Component Manufacturing/Design
14) Optimum Lean Production Saves Manufacturing Costs
15) China Becomes the World’s Largest Auto Market but Growth Is Slowing
16) India Sees Automobile Export Growth
17) Mexico Grows Rapidly as a Major Automotive Maker and Exporter
18) Focus on Safety Improvements by Automakers/Self-Driving Cars
19) Super-Expensive Cars Are Pushed by Manufacturers/Luxury Car Market Is Highly Competitive
20) Small Cars Boosted by Green Consumers and MPG Regulations
21) Car Sharing Programs (Short-Term Rentals), AKA Mobility Services, Proliferate
22) Consumers Use Bike Sharing, Car Services Like Uber, Light Rail and Ride Sharing to a Growing Extent
23) Wireless Information Systems Surge Ahead in Vehicles: Telematics, Intelligent Transportation (ITS) and Real-Time Traffic Information
24) Embedded LTE Wi-Fi and Onboard Apps Incorporated by Auto Makers in New Car Infotainment Systems
25) Technology Drives Insurance Efficiencies/Drivers Allow Their Habits to be Tracked for Lower Insurance Rates

Automobile Industry Statistics

1) Automobile Industry Statistics and Market Size 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: 2010-2015
10) New Vehicle Sales by Vehicle Type, U.S.: 2008-2015
11) Licensed Drivers, Vehicle Registrations & Resident Population, U.S.: 1960-2014
12) Highest Fuel Economy by Vehicle Class: 2016 Model Year
13) Lowest Fuel Economy by Vehicle Class: 2016 Model Year
14) Gross Output in the Motor Vehicles & Transportation Equipment Manufacturing Industries: Selected Years, 2008-2014
15) Personal Transportation Expenditures, U.S.: 2008-2015
16) Average Miles Per Gallon vs. Horsepower, U.S.: 1975-2014
17) Automobile Driving Costs, U.S.: 2015
18) Highway Vehicle Miles Traveled, U.S., Monthly: January 1990-September 2015
19) Motor Vehicle Traffic Accidents in the U.S. by Type of Vehicle & Person: 2005-2014
20) International Retail Premium Gasoline Prices: May 1996-May 2016
21) Retail On-Highway Diesel vs. Regular Gasoline Prices, U.S.: January 1995-December 2015
22) Value of Imports of Vehicles to the U.S.: 2010-2nd Quarter 2016
23) Value of Exports of U.S. Vehicles: 2010-2nd Quarter 2016
24) Occupational Employment and Wages for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics: May 2015
25) Employment in the Automobile Industry, U.S.: 2010-July 2016


Introduction
How to Use This Book
Chapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the Automobile Industry
1) Automobile Industry Introduction
2) U.S. Auto Manufacturers Ford, Chrysler and GM Compete Head-On with Volkswagen, Toyota and Honda
3) U.S. Automobile Sales Soar
4) Fuel Efficiency Continues to Improve/Stiff MPG Standards Adopted in the U.S. (CAFE Rules) and Abroad
5) Hybrid Cars’ Market Share Falls
6) Electric Cars and Plug-in Hybrids (PHEVs) Enter the Market in Low Numbers
7) Major Research and Advancements in Lithium Batteries/Tesla and Panasonic Plan Gigafactory
8) Clean Diesel Technology Faces Consumer and Regulatory Challenges/Volkswagen Faces Emissions Scandal
9) Natural Gas-Powered Vehicles Gain in Popularity/Long Term Potential Is Bright Thanks to Low Shale Gas Prices
10) Ethanol Production Soared, But U.S. Federal Subsidy Expires
11) Cellulosic Ethanol Makes Slow Commercial Progress
12) Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Power Research Continues/Fuel Cell Cars Enter Market
13) Outsourcing of Automobile Component Manufacturing/Design
14) Optimum Lean Production Saves Manufacturing Costs
15) China Becomes the World’s Largest Auto Market but Growth Is Slowing
16) India Sees Automobile Export Growth
17) Mexico Grows Rapidly as a Major Automotive Maker and Exporter
18) Focus on Safety Improvements by Automakers/Self-Driving, Autonomous, Cars
19) Small Cars Boosted by Green Consumers and MPG Regulations
20) Car Sharing Programs (Short-Term Rentals), AKA Mobility Services, Proliferate
21) Wireless Information Systems Surge Ahead in Vehicles: Telematics, Intelligent Transportation (ITS) and Real-Time Traffic Information
22) Embedded LTE Wi-Fi and Onboard Apps Incorporated by Auto Makers in New Car Infotainment Systems
23) Technology Drives Insurance Efficiencies/Drivers Allow Their Habits to be Tracked for Lower Insurance Rates
Chapter 2: Automobile Industry Statistics
Automobile Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
General Motors Corporation Overview
Ford Motor Company Overview
Volkswagen Group Overview
Toyota Motor Corporation Overview
Daimler AG Overview
Hyundai Motor Group Overview
Honda Motor Co. Overview
U.S. New Car & Truck Market Shares by Company: 2010-2015
New Vehicle Sales by Vehicle Type, U.S.: 2008-2015
Licensed Drivers, Vehicle Registrations & Resident Population, U.S.: 1960-2014
Highest Fuel Economy by Vehicle Class: 2016 Model Year
Lowest Fuel Economy by Vehicle Class: 2016 Model Year
Gross Output in the Motor Vehicles & Transportation Equipment Manufacturing Industries: Selected Years, 2008-2014
Personal Transportation Expenditures, U.S.: 2008-2015
Average Miles Per Gallon vs. Horsepower, U.S.: 1975-2014
Automobile Driving Costs, U.S.: 2015
Highway Vehicle Miles Traveled, U.S., Monthly: January 1990-September 2015
Motor Vehicle Traffic Accidents in the U.S. by Type of Vehicle & Person: 2005-2014
International Retail Premium Gasoline Prices: May 1996-May 2016
Retail On-Highway Diesel vs. Regular Gasoline Prices, U.S.: January 1995-December 2015
Value of Imports of Vehicles to the U.S.: 2010-2nd Quarter 2016
Value of Exports of U.S. Vehicles: 2010-2nd Quarter 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics: May 2015
Employment in the Automobile Industry, U.S.: 2010-July 2016
Chapter 3: Important Automobile Industry Contacts
(Addresses, Phone Numbers and Internet Sites)
Chapter 4: THE AUTOMOBILE 400:
Who They Are and How They Were Chosen
Index of Companies Within Industry Groups
Alphabetical Index
Index of U.S. Headquarters Location by State
Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country
Individual Data Profiles on Each of THE AUTOMOBILE 400
Additional Indexes
Index of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities
Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Selected Affiliations
A Short Automobile Industry Glossary

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