United States Autos Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

United States Autos Report

United States Autos Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
United States Autos Report
Published Sep 24, 2016
40 pages — Published Sep 24, 2016
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One upside of the passenger car segment is the battery electric market, which was the only alternative fuel segment to achieve positive growth throughout ----. As we outlined previously, however, not all electric car brands will do well in the low oil price environment. ...However, the balance of output is changing as carmakers make more strategic decisions regarding production bases. Low margin vehicles such as passenger cars are being moved to more cost-effective manufacturing bases such as Mexico, while higher margin vehicles such as trucks and SUVs are being concentrated in the US and Canada. Consequently, we have revised down our passenger car production forecast, which now foresees a continued contraction in output over the five-year period, while our light truck production forecast has been revised upward to reflect an average annual growth of -.- . ...Low margin vehicles such as passenger cars are being moved to more cost-effective manufacturing bases such as Mexico, while higher margin vehicles such as trucks and SUVs are being concentrated in the US and Canada. Consequently, we have revised down our passenger car production forecast, which now foresees a continued contraction in output over the five-year period, while our light truck production forecast has been revised upward to reflect an average annual growth of -.- .

...The light truck segment will continue to be the driver of growth in the US light vehicle market, as consumers shift towards bigger vehicles. The burgeoning crossover and compact SUV segment gives drivers an opportunity to upsize their car without needing to go to the extremes of a large SUV or truck. ...The rapid decline of sales in the passenger car segment means that our overall light vehicle sales growth forecast is just -.- to --.--mn units. For the remainder of the forecast period to ----, we expect to see a stagnation of growth and even contraction in the market in ----, especially in the light vehicle market because the current pace and volume will be difficult to sustain, leading to a contraction. This is very much in line with our global view of developed markets making way for growth in major emerging markets in ---- (see EM Over DM ...For the remainder of the forecast period to ----, we expect to see a stagnation of growth and even contraction in the market in ----, especially in the light vehicle market because the current pace and volume will be difficult to sustain, leading to a contraction. This is very much in line with our global view of developed markets making way for growth in major emerging markets in ---- (see EM Over DM

...----- yrs, total ----- yrs, total ----- yrs, total ----- yrs, total ----- yrs, total ----- yrs, total ----- yrs, total ----- yrs, total ---- ---- ----f - -.- - -.- -- f = BMI forecast. Source: National sources, BMI Our forecasts show that the trend will continue and the divergence will widen, with the younger group forecast to decline further to --.- of the population by ----, while the combined older age groups will grow to --.- over the next five years. ...

  
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