Booming Automobile Sector in China

  • September 2013
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  • RNCOS
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  • 140 pages

China’s automobile market has grown rapidly since the country’s inclusion to the World Trade Organization in 2001. By 2009, Chinese automobile market had become the world’s largest, overtaking US both in terms of sales and production. Growth has been underpinned by market liberalization and greater economic openness. Further, vast consumer base having more purchasing power, and improved road infrastructure has made China one of the most attractive destinations for major market players. In fact, despite economic slowdown in the country, the automobile sector is posting continuous growth. As per the estimation, carried out in our latest research report “Booming Automobile Sector in China”, the automobile sales in the country is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 8.2% during 2013-2017.

It has been observed that utility vehicles (SUV and MPV) are posting strongest growth in China. With rising income levels, coupled with changing preference, the utility vehicles have become first choice of Chinese people. Apart from this, luxury car market is also growing at a high rate. Sensing the growth prospects in future, Chinese automobile industry is expected to see more players entering into this segment.

The report studies China’s automobile market comprehensively and divides the industry into three major segments and its sub-segments: sedan (small, mid-size & luxury car), utility vehicle (SUV & MPV) and commercial vehicle (passenger carrier & goods carrier). Automobile production and sales forecast of overall industry, its segments and sub-segments till 2017 has been furnished in the report.

Moreover, the report evaluates the industry trends thoroughly and found that trends like focus on green vehicles, increasing demand of high-end cars, joint ventures, etc, are providing a new direction to the industry. We have also provided the import and export scenario in China’s automobile industry.

Finally, the report identified major domestic automobile manufacturers such as China FAW Group Corporation, Dongfeng Motor Group Co. Ltd, Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation, etc. and studied them comprehensively. The key players' section includes business description, financial overview, recent developments and strength & weakness analysis, so that competitiveness of these players can be compared.

Overall, our research foresees immense opportunities for both domestic and international players in the Chinese automobile market and presents optimum information and balanced outlook on the potentials of China’s automobile industry.

Table Of Contents

1. Analyst View
2. Research Methodology
3. Macroeconomic Indicators
4. Industry Trends
4.1 Green Vehicles Building Base in China
4.2 SUVs Driving Growth of the Automobile Market
4.3 Chinese Consumers Eyeing Luxury Car Models
4.4 Joint Venture Becoming the Ideal Strategy for Growth
5. China in Context of Global Automobile Industry
6. Automobile Future Outlook 2017
6.1 Automobile Production
6.1.1 Sedan
6.1.1.1 Small Car
6.1.1.2 Mid-size Car
6.1.1.3 Luxury Car
6.1.2 Utility Vehicles
6.1.2.1 SUV
6.1.2.2 MPV
6.1.3 Commercial Vehicles
6.1.3.1 Passenger Carrier
6.1.3.1.1 Light Bus
6.1.3.1.2 Medium Bus
6.1.3.1.3 Heavy Bus
6.1.3.2 Goods Carrier
6.1.3.2.1 Mini Truck
6.1.3.2.2 Light Duty Truck
6.1.3.2.3 Medium Duty Truck
6.1.3.2.4 Heavy Duty Truck
6.2 Automobile Sales
6.2.1 Sedan
6.2.1.1 Small Car
6.2.1.2 Mid-size Car
6.2.1.3 Luxury Car
6.2.2 Utility Vehicles
6.2.2.1 SUV
6.2.2.2 MPV
6.2.3 Commercial Vehicles
6.2.3.1 Passenger Carrier
6.2.3.1.1 Light Bus
6.2.3.1.2 Medium Bus
6.2.3.1.3 Heavy Bus
6.2.3.2 Goods Carrier
6.2.3.2.1 Mini Truck
6.2.3.2.2 Light Duty Truck
6.2.3.2.3 Medium Duty Truck
6.2.3.2.4 Heavy Duty Truck
6.3 Automobile Trade Scenario
6.3.1 Imports
6.3.2 Exports
7. Key Players
7.1 Domestic Players
7.1.1 China FAW Group Corporation
7.1.1.1 Business Overview
7.1.1.2 Recent Developments
7.1.2 Dongfeng Motor Group Co. Ltd.
7.1.2.1 Business Overview
7.1.2.2 Recent Developments
7.1.3 Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation
7.1.3.1 Business Overview
7.1.3.2 Recent Developments
7.1.4 Chery Automobile Co., Ltd.
7.1.4.1 Business Overview
7.1.4.2 Recent Developments
7.1.5 Geely Automobiles Holding Co.
7.1.5.1 Business Overview
7.1.5.2 Recent Developments
7.1.6 BYD Co Ltd
7.1.6.1 Business Overview
7.1.6.2 Recent Developments
7.1.7 Changan Automobile (Group) Co Ltd
7.1.7.1 Business Overview
7.1.7.2 Recent Developments
7.1.8 Great Wall Motors
7.1.8.1 Business Overview
7.1.8.2 Recent Developments
7.1.9 JAC Motors
7.1.9.1 Business Overview
7.1.9.2 Recent Developments
7.1.10 Guangzhou Auto
7.1.10.1 Business Overview
7.1.10.2 Recent Developments
7.2 Foreign Players
7.2.1 General Motors Corporation
7.2.1.1 Business Overview
7.2.1.2 Recent Developments
7.2.2 Volkswagen AG
7.2.2.1 Business Overview
7.2.2.2 Recent Developments
7.2.3 Toyota Motor Corporation
7.2.3.1 Business Overview
7.2.3.2 Recent Developments
7.2.4 Hyundai Motor Company
7.2.4.1 Business Overview
7.2.4.2 Recent Developments
7.2.5 Ford Motor Company
7.2.5.1 Business Overview
7.2.5.2 Recent Developments
7.2.6 Nissan Motor Company
7.2.6.1 Business Overview
7.2.6.2 Recent Developments

List of Figures:

Figure 3-1: Real GDP Growth (%), 2011-2017
Figure 3-2: Per Head Personal Disposable Income (US$), 2011-2017
Figure 5-1: Share of China in Global Automobile Production (2012)
Figure 6-1: Automobile Production (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-2: Automobile Production by Segment (%), 2012
Figure 6-3: Sedan Production (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-4: Small Car Production (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-5: Mid-Size Car Production (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-6: Luxury Car Production (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-7: Utility Vehicle Production (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-8: Utility Vehicle Production by Segment (%), 2012
Figure 6-9: SUV Production (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-10: MPV Production (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-11: Commercial Vehicle Production (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-12: Passenger Carrier Production (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-13: Light Bus Production (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-14: Medium Bus Production ('000 Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-15: Heavy Bus Production ('000 Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-16: Commercial Goods Carrier Production (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-17: Mini Truck Production (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-18: Light Duty Truck Production (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-19: Medium Duty Truck Production ('000 Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-20: Heavy Duty Truck Production (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-21: Automobile Sales (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-22: Automobile Sales by Segment (%), 2012
Figure 6-23: Sedan Car Sales (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-24: Small Car Sales (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-25: Mid-Size Car Sales (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-26: Luxury Car Sales (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-27: Utility Vehicle Sales (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-28: Utility Vehicle Sales by Segment (%), 2012
Figure 6-29: SUV Sales (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-30: MPV Sales (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-31: Commercial Vehicle Sales (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-32: Passenger Carrier Sales (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-33: Light Bus Sales (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-34: Medium Bus Sales ('000 Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-35: Heavy Bus Sales ('000 Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-36: Commercial Goods Carrier Sales (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-37: Mini Truck Sales (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-38: Light Duty Truck Sales (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-39: Medium Duty Truck Sales (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-40: Heavy Duty Truck Sales (Million Units), 2011-2017
Figure 6-41: Automobile Imports (Million Units), 2010-2012
Figure 6-42: Automobile Exports (Million Units), 2010-2012
Figure 6-43: Automobile Exports by Country (%), 2012
Figure 6-44: Automobile Exports by Type of Vehicle (%), 2012

List of Tables:

Table 6-1: Major SUV Brand by Sales (Units), 2012
Table 6-2: Major MPV Brand by Sales (Units), 2012
Table 6-3: Major LCV Manufacturers by Sales (Units), 2012
Table 6-4: Major HCV Manufacturers by Sales (Units), 2012
Table 6-5: Major Truck Manufacturers by Sales (Units), 2012
Table 6-6: Tariffs Imposed on Different US Auto Companies
Table 6-7: Major Chinese Automobile Exporters (Units), 2012
Table 7-1: China FAW Group Corporation - Product Portfolio
Table 7-2: China FAW Group Corporation - Strength and Weakness
Table 7-3: Dongfeng Motor Group Co. Ltd. - Key Financials (Million RMB), 2011 and 2012
Table 7-4: Dongfeng Motor Group Co. Ltd. - Product Portfolio
Table 7-5: Dongfeng Motor Group Co. Ltd. - Strength and Weakness
Table 7-6: Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation - Key Financials (Million RMB), 2011 and 2012
Table 7-7: Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation - Strength and Weakness
Table 7-8: Chery Automobile Co. Ltd - Product Portfolio
Table 7-9: Chery Automobile Co. Ltd - Strength and Weakness
Table 7-10: Geely Automobiles Holding Co. - Key Financials (Thousand RMB), 2011 and 2012
Table 7-11: Geely Automobiles Holding Co. - Product Portfolio
Table 7-12: Geely Automobiles Holding Co. - Strength and Weakness
Table 7-13: BYD Co Ltd - Key Financials (Million US$), 2011 and 2012
Table 7-14: BYD Co Ltd - Strength and Weakness
Table 7-15: Changan Automobile (Group) Co Ltd - Key Financials (Million RMB), 2011 and 2012
Table 7-16: Changan Automobile (Group) Co Ltd - Product Portfolio
Table 7-17: Changan Automobile (Group) Co Ltd - Strength and Weakness
Table 7-18: Great Wall Motors - Key Financials (Million RMB), 2011 and 2012
Table 7-19: Great Wall Motors - Product Portfolio
Table 7-20: Great Wall Motors - Strength and Weakness
Table 7-21: JAC Motors - Key Financials (Million CNY), 2011 and 2012
Table 7-22: JAC Motors - Product Portfolio
Table 7-23: JAC Motors - Strength and Weakness
Table 7-24: Guangzhou Auto - Key Financials (Million RMB), 2011 and 2012
Table 7-25: Guangzhou Auto - Strength and Weakness
Table 7-26: General Motors Corporation - Product Portfolio
Table 7-27: General Motors Corporation - Strength and Weakness
Table 7-28: Volkswagen AG - Product Portfolio
Table 7-29: Volkswagen AG - Strength and Weakness
Table 7-30: Toyota Motor Corporation - Product Portfolio
Table 7-31: Toyota Motor Corporation - Strength and Weakness
Table 7-32: Hyundai Motor Company - Product Portfolio
Table 7-33: Hyundai Motor Company - Strength and Weakness
Table 7-34: Ford Motor Company - Product Portfolio
Table 7-35: Ford Motor Company - Strength and Weakness
Table 7-36: Nissan Motor Company - Product Portfolio
Table 7-37: Nissan Motor Company - Strength and Weakness

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