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Light Vehicle Production Forecasts

Maximize opportunity targeting and understand production strategies
Do you need to identify new opportunities? Validate OEM production forecasts?

This seven-year forecast offers comprehensive future vehicle cycle plans, projected volumes and plant capacity utilization data for OEMs and suppliers, with monthly updates and add-on planning and analysis tools. This analysis of data for 99% of global light vehicle production and 30+ attributes is designed to help you:

  • Create strategic business plans
  • Target OEM/supplier entry points
  • Benchmark against short-term OEM build expectations
  • Assess rival products and assembly capacity
  • Monitor competitors’ launch timings

What’s Included

Data/Forecast
  • Eight-year forecast (current plus seven)
  • Historical data from 2000 calendar year by month
  • Detailed regional economic and sales analysis
  • Field coverage of 30+ attributes
Data Scope
  • 50+ countries divided into 7 regions
  • 600 plants
  • 2,300 models
Analysis Segments
  • Regional economies
  • Sales
  • Production
  • Competitive segmentation
  • Product cycles
  • Manufacturing strategies
Add-on Modules

In addition to the base forecasts, Automotive offers an array of optional add-on modules that expand the depth and detail of our analysis.

12-year Extension Forecast
  • Set long-term planning, including calendar-year forecast volumes years 8–12.

Body Style Forecast
  • Stay current with production schedules of 30 different vehicle silhouettes/ door plans.

Export Destination Forecast
  • Manage production cycles and capacity through sourcing strategies. 

Capacity Utilization Forecast
  • Understand long-term sourcing implications and discover growth opportunities.

Contingency Forecasts
  • Determine the impact of industry drivers like oil prices, natural disasters, GDP.

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