Complete Guide to the Automobile Industry From Plunkett Research 2021

September 14, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas – Plunkett Research, Ltd. announces an important market research and competitive analysis report, Plunkett’s Automobile Industry Almanac, 2021 edition. A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms.

Prior to the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic, the automobile industry surged ahead worldwide in recent years, with particularly sharp growth in the U.S. and China.  Analysts at JD Power forecast the global market at 73 million units for 2020.  This would represent more than a 20% decrease from the previous year, due to the Coronavirus. The Coronavirus pandemic of 2020 had a profound effect on the global automobile industry.  Vast shifts in where and how people work, as well as travel habits, are impacting automotive usage, sales, maintenance, production and development.

Key Findings:

  • Plunkett Research analyzes the top trends changing the industry, and provides in-depth industry statistics.  In addition, this publication profiles the top 400 companies in the automobile industry.

Available Formats:

  • Printed Almanac: ISBN 978-1-62831-583-7 (Available Now)
  • E-book: ISBN 978-1-62831-890-6 (Available Now)
  • Plunkett Research Online (Subscribers)

Key Features Include:

  • Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
  • Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
  • Industry Associations and Professional Societies List
  • In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies
  • Industry Glossary
  • Link to our 5-minutes video overview of this industry

Pages: 560            

Statistical Tables Provided: 21

Companies Profiled: 412

Geographic Focus: Global

Price: $379.99

Key Questions Answered Include:

  • How is the industry evolving?
  • How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
  • How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
  • What is the size of the market now and in the future?
  • What are the financial results of the leading companies?
  • What are the names and titles of top executives?
  • What are the top companies and what are their revenues?

This feature-rich book covers competitive intelligence, market research and business analysis—everything you need to know about the automobile business including:

  1. Automobile Industry Introduction                                                                    
  2. The Coronavirus’ Effect on the Automobile Industry                                       
  3. U.S. Auto Manufacturers Ford, Chrysler and GM Compete Head-On with Volkswagen,
    Toyota and Honda                                                                                             
  4. U.S. Automobile Sales Show That Consumers Want Pickup Trucks and Crossovers                                                                                                         
  5. Fuel Efficiency Continues to Improve/Trump Administration Delays Increases in MPG Standards                                                                             
  6. Electric Cars and Plug-in Hybrids (PHEVs) to See Massive New Investments by Auto Makers                                                                                                 
  7. Major Research and Advancements in Lithium Batteries/Tesla and Panasonic Operate the Gigafactory                                                                  
  8. Natural Gas-Powered Vehicles Gain in Popularity/Long Term Potential Is Bright Thanks to Low Shale Gas Prices                                                             
  9. Ethanol Production Soared, But U.S. Federal Subsidy Expires                         
  10. Cellulosic Ethanol Makes Slow Commercial Progress                                      
  11. Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Power Research Continues/Fuel Cell Cars Enter Market                                                                                                               
  12. China Becomes the World’s Largest Auto Market                                            
  13. India Has a Significant Automobile Market, with Great Long-Term Potential 
  14. Mexico Is a Leading Automotive Maker and Exporter                                     
  15. Focus on Safety Improvements by Automakers                                               
  16. Car Sharing Programs Include Zipcar and Autolib, AKA Mobility Services       
  17. Wireless Information Systems Surge Ahead in Vehicles: Telematics, Intelligent
    Transportation (ITS) and Real-Time Traffic Information                                  
  18. Embedded LTE Wi-Fi and Onboard Apps Incorporated by Auto Makers in New Car Infotainment Systems                                                                        
  19. Technology Drives Insurance Efficiencies/Policy Holders Allow Their Habits to be Tracked for Lower Insurance Rates                                                         
  20. Uber and Didi Dominate the Car on Demand (Raid Hailing) Industry              
  21. Self-Driving, Autonomous Cars Receive Massive Investments in Research and Development Worldwide                                                                           
  22. Gig Economy and Self-Driving Cars Pose Insurance Challenges and Underwriting

Automobile Industry Statistics

  1. Automobile Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview                                  
  2. General Motors Corporation Overview                                                               
  3. Ford Motor Company Overview                                                                          
  4. Volkswagen Group Overview                                                                               
  5. Toyota Motor Corporation Overview                                                                  
  6. Daimler AG Overview                                                                                           
  7. Hyundai Motor Group Overview                                                                         
  8. Honda Motor Co. Overview                                                                                 
  9. U.S. New Car & Truck Market Shares by Company: 2015-2019                          
  10. Licensed Drivers, Vehicle Registrations & Resident Population, U.S.: 1960-2018                                                                                                                     
  11. Highest Fuel Economy by Vehicle Class: 2020 Model Year                                 
  12. Lowest Fuel Economy by Vehicle Class: 2020 Model Year                                  
  13. Gross Output in the Motor Vehicles & Transportation Equipment Manufacturing Industries: Selected Years, 2012-2018                                        
  14. Personal Transportation Expenditures, U.S.: 2012-2019                                    
  15. Average Miles Per Gallon vs. Horsepower, U.S.: 1975-2019                               
  16. Automobile Driving Costs, U.S.: 2019                                                                  
  17. Motor Vehicle Traffic Accidents in the U.S. by Type of Vehicle & Person: 2009-2018                                                                                                                     
  18. Value of Imports of Vehicles to the U.S.: 2014-2nd Quarter 2020                      
  19. Value of Exports of U.S. Vehicles: 2014-2nd Quarter 2020                                 
  20. Occupational Employment and Wages for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics: May 2019                                                                                   
  21. Employment in the Automobile Industry, U.S.: 2014-May 2020                        

Companies Mentioned Include:

  • AMERCO (U-Haul)
  • Automobili Lamborghini Holding SpA
  • Valeo SA
  • AAMCO Transmissions Inc
  • Kelley Automotive Group LLC
  • AB Volvo
  • Jaguar Land Rover Ltd
  • ADA Sa
  • Opel (Adam Opel AG)
  • Advance Auto Parts Inc