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Sizing Aftermarket Potential Via PARC/Vehicles-in-Operation

Let vehicle registrations drive your parts production strategies

Need to validate business planning with current and future VIO? Manage inventory and investment decisions?

IHS Automotive, driven by Polk, offers this detailed five-year forecast of US vehicles in operation (VIO), which supports aftermarket professionals with comprehensive VIN-based data on vehicles currently on the road and those set to launch within four years, helping you:

  • Inform production decisions
  • Understand parts potential before vehicle launch
  • Predict future parts demand and market timing
  • Plan market entrance and exit
  • Gauge scrap rates for specific makes and models

What’s Included

Forecast

Information is mapped to Aftermarket Catalog Enhanced Standard (ACES) coding and includes existing model terminations and future model introductions

  • Five-year forecast (current year plus four)
  • Historical data
  • VIO projections for new launches
Analysis

Aftermarket Trends
Build a detailed parts-level forecast

Market Shifts
Orient market entrance and exit by anticipating highest period of replacement part demand

Strategic Planning
Organize production by identifying the lifecycle events and volumes associated with future new vehicle registration

Research

Guide future parts production with a vehicle registration forecast for all new model introductions, segmented by:

  • Vehicle
  • Calendar year
  • Model year
  • Make
  • Model
  • Market sector

Industry Success Stories

Events


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Geely agrees to take 49.9% stake in Proton, 51% in Lotus

Geely Holding has agreed to take stakes in Proton and Lotus, adding more brands to its automotive line-up, which already includes Swedish brand Volvo, the London Taxi Company, Geely, and the new Lynk & Co, as it aims for access to the ASEAN market and acquisition of a high-end brand. IHS Markit Perspective: Significance: Geely group aims ..more

May 24

Daimler holds foundation-laying ceremony for Europe's biggest battery factory

The new factory at Daimler's existing site in Kamenz will support Mercedes-Benz cars' EV push over the next decade and will give the German industry Tesla-rivalling battery capacity. IHS Markit Perspective: Significance: Daimler has begun work on the biggest automotive battery plant in Europe, which will be the founda..more

May 19

Skoda launches important Yeti replacement under Karoq nameplate

Skoda has unveiled the replacement for its successful Yeti SUV-C model, which will ensure the company remains well-positioned for the ongoing European compact SUV sales boom. IHS Markit Perspective: Significance: Skoda has launched its new Karoq SUV-C model which will replace the Yeti in its model line following a press event in Sw..more

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