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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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  • 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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Jul 31

IHS Automotive Blog: Despite More Premium Models, Luxury Market Share Remains Steady http://t.co/UuWHrC3apP

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China: June sales in the biggest car market by number of vehicles sold shrank by 3.4 percent compared to 2014 http://t.co/rPZpIgYLdC

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Jun 26

Despite More Premium Models, Luxury Market Share Remains Steady

Two highly-publicized key trends in the U.S. new luxury vehicle market today include product proliferation, with several luxury makes bringing to market incremental all-new products designed to appeal  to virtually every nook and cranny in the marketplace; and the movement downward (on both size and price) to meet fuel economy requirem..more

Jun 02

Companies “map” their way to profits

As navigation systems become more prevalent in vehicles and cars continue to add autonomous features, automotive manufacturers will have a greater need for accurate and precise maps in their cars. IHS Automotive tracks this segment of the market closely and produces a global Infotainment Systems forecast which tracks infotainment headunit systems and application..more