October 07, 2022

Plunkett Research, Ltd., a Houston-based market research firm, has published a complete, new report on the Automobile Industry.  (Plunkett’s Automobile Industry Almanac 2023,  It contains hundreds of pages of vital insights, including forecasts, market sizing, technologies analysis, trends analysis and statistical tables, as well as data on top global companies.

Key Findings:

A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms within the Automobile Industry.  Gain vital insights that can help shape strategy for business development, product development and investments.

Key Features:

  • Business trends analysis
  • In-depth industry overview
  • Technology trends analysis
  • Forecasts
  • Spending, investment, and consumption discussions
  • In-depth industry statistics and metrics
  • Industry employment numbers

Additional Key Features Include:

Industry Glossary

Industry Contacts list, including Professional Societies and Industry Associations

Profiles of industry-leading companies

  • U.S. and Global Firms
  • Publicly held, Private and Subsidiaries
  • Executive Contacts
  • Revenues
  • For Public Companies: Detailed Financial Summaries

Pages: 554

Statistical Tables Provided: 19

Companies Profiled: 400

Geographic Focus: Global

Price: $399.99

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 report covers competitive intelligence, market research and business analysis—everything you need to know about the Automobile Industry.

Major Trends Affecting the Automobile Industry

  1. Automobile Industry Introduction
  2. The Coronavirus’ Effect on the Automobile Industry
  3. U.S. Auto Manufacturers Ford, Stellantis and GM Compete Head-On with Volkswagen, Toyota and Honda
  4. U.S. Automobile Manufacturers Drop Sedans and Deal with Supply Chain Issues/Retool for Electric Vehicles (EVs)
  5. Fuel Efficiency Continues to Improve
  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. Wireless Information Systems Surge Ahead in Vehicles: Telematics, Intelligent Transportation (ITS) and Real-Time Traffic Information
  17. Embedded LTE Wi-Fi and Onboard Apps Incorporated by Auto Makers in New Car Infotainment Systems
  18. Insurance Underwriting Uses Artificial Intelligence (AI)/Policy Holders Allow Their Habits to Be Tracked for Lower Insurance Rates
  19. Uber, Lyft and Didi Dominate the Car on Demand (Ride Hailing) Industry
  20. Self-Driving, Autonomous Cars Receive Massive Investments in Research and Development Worldwide
  21. Gig Economy and Self-Driving Cars Pose Insurance Challenges and Underwriting Opportunities

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. Mercedes-Benz Group Overview
  7. Hyundai Motor Group Overview
  8. Honda Motor Co. Overview
  9. Licensed Drivers, Vehicle Registrations & Resident Population, U.S.: 1960-2020
  10. Highest Fuel Economy by Vehicle Class: 2022 Model Year
  11. Lowest Fuel Economy by Vehicle Class: 2022 Model Year
  12. Gross Output in the Motor Vehicles & Transportation Equipment Manufacturing Industries: Selected Years, 2014-2020
  13. Personal Transportation Expenditures, U.S.: 2013-2020
  14. Average Miles Per Gallon vs. Horsepower, U.S.: 1975-2020
  15. Motor Vehicle Traffic Accidents in the U.S. by Type of Vehicle & Person: 2011-2020
  16. Value of Imports of Vehicles to the U.S.: 2016-2nd Quarter 2022
  17. Value of Exports of U.S. Vehicles: 2016-2nd Quarter 2022
  18. Occupational Employment and Wages for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics: May 2021
  19. Employment in the Automobile Industry, U.S.: 2016-June 2022