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In 2012, IHS, the leading global source of information and analytics, acquired BDW Automotive GmbH, a leader in the development of information and planning systems as well as intelligent processing of vehicle databases for the automotive industry. Along with the acquisition of R. L. Polk in 2013, IHS Automotive now offers the most comprehensive view of the automotive industry available anywhere in the world today. Our solutions provide expertise and predictive insight across the entire automotive value chain from product inception—across design and production—to the sales and marketing efforts used to maximize potential in the marketplace. No other source provides a more complete picture of the automotive industry.

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The following sites are only accessible to partners and clients:

  • SARA: A dealer mapping and planning tool with sales and service potential, driving behavior of buyers, and detailed competition analyses with advanced mapping
  • SARAnet: A web-based data analysis and visualization tool for new and used vehicle registrations and vehicles-in-operation

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Sep 04

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Aug 24

Why is the Honda HR-V so popular in Brazil?

All the headlines about the Brazilian market have been about how bad the current market situation is, with sales down 20.5% YTD and production down 15.7%. But undoubtedly there are success stories, like the one of the Honda HR-V. Its very first registrations took place in February, and since then more than 22,000 units have been registered. That number ..more

Aug 07

Product Portfolio Influence on Brand Loyalty

As the growth of the U.S. new vehicle industry begins to slow after five-plus years of substantial year-over-year increases, the only way for manufacturers to continue to increase volume and share will be to conquest owners from competitive brands.  The flip side of this dynamic is that every brand needs to do everything possible to protect itself includ..more

Jul 29

Taking a new look at US light-vehicle industry paradigms

For the US new-vehicle market, the analytical methods employed by new-vehicle makers need to include accurate representations of actual marketplace entities and behavior. However, at least two instances are present where this is clearly not happening, including the luxury/non-luxury and car/light truck splits. One case involved a pickup—sell..more