1. Market Research
  2. > Automotive Market Trends
  3. > Motor Vehicle

Latest Statistics on Cars, Trucks, Two Wheelers & Other Motor Vehicles

  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
9 votes

Global Motor Vehicle

The car industry produces vehicles and related products, such as car parts, and equally encompasses activities involving glass, steel, textiles, rubber and computer chips, among others. It also includes a research and development budget of nearly $85 billion, dedicated to improving vehicle safety and protecting the environment through the discovery and development of petroleum substitutes including hydrogen fuel cells, electricity, clean diesel, natural gas and sustainable biofuels.

Motor vehicle industry reports clearly show that the global automotive manufacturing sector is expected to grow at a yearly rate of almost 4.5% in the five-year period ending 2015, when it will hit almost $905 billion according to MarketLine.

Between 1995 and 2005, the automotive industry expanded over 30%, making it an important component of economic growth says the Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers. The industry employs 9 million people, representing 5% of manufacturing jobs throughout the world and another 50 million indirectly. Automotive manufacturing represents combined gains in excess of $430 billion spanning 26 nations.

Market Outlook

Competition in the automotive industry is strong, with 80% of cars manufactured by the top 10 companies, making the industry a highly concentrated one. Technological innovation is key for the industry as environmental concerns force governments to enforce alternative transportation and production options to cut emissions proven detrimental to the planet’s future. Therefore, alternatives to more pollution-heavy traditional petroleum, such as electric vehicles, are to take an ever-increasing share of the market. The manufacture of plug-in and hybrid cars is forecast to reach almost 3 million units by 2017, according to Pike Research (now Navigant Research), while electric vehicle manufacturing is forecast to see 30% yearly growth between 2010 and 2014 reports Technavio.

There is also heavy competition in the manufacturing of heavy trucks and buses, light vehicles (such as trucks), vans and other kinds of commercial vehicles.

Leading Regional Markets

About 40% of the global automotive industry is represented by the production and sale of vehicles in the US, reports Global Automakers. There are 300 facilities in operation across the US, with combined yearly salaries from the sector adding up to close to $6 billion. Major automotive manufacturers in operation in the US include the Chrysler Group, General Motors and Ford.

The EU segment of the automotive industry represents around 2.3 million jobs, with more than 10 million employed indirectly in related industries, reports the European Automobile Manufacturers Association. Over 17 million vehicles are manufactured yearly in the EU, or 25% of worldwide production, throughout almost 170 facilities. Leading automotive companies in operation in the EU include Volvo, Renault and Fiat.

Japan’s market share in the global automotive industry is expected to be over 33% by end of 2011. Japanese compact car manufacturing is at 45% of global production, and 48% in the mid-size car market segment. Two of the country’s leading manufacturers, Honda and Toyota, saw profits fall a combined $8 billion following the earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011. Leading companies include Yamaha, Mazda, Toyota, Honda, Suzuki and Isuzu.

2010 Car Production Statistics - Top 10 Countries

Read more »

Share
24/7 Customer Support

Talk to Sam

+1 646 893 5945

530 Reports
Demand, Market Size, Supply
7300 Statistics
Market Size, Demand, Finance
3500 Reports
Demand, Forecast, Supply
18000 Statistics
Market Size, Demand, Forecast
1000 Reports
Demand, Market Size, Supply
11000 Statistics
Market Size, Demand, Finance
730 Reports
Demand, Market Size, Company Financials
6500 Statistics
Market Size, Demand, Finance
610 Reports
Demand, Market Size, Supply
4800 Statistics
Market Size, Demand, Economy
530 Reports
Demand, Market Size, Trade
4800 Statistics
Market Size, Demand, Finance
410 Reports
Demand, Market Size, Trade
2500 Statistics
Market Size, Demand, Finance
270 Reports
Demand, Trade, Supply
1500 Statistics
Market Size, Demand, Trade
130 Reports
Demand, Market Size, Trade
4600 Statistics
Market Size, Demand, Finance
200 Reports
Demand, Company Financials, Supply
2300 Statistics
Market Size, Demand, Finance
Search in Motor Vehicle Industry (About 32000 reports)
Parent industry: Automotive
Related markets: Pollution Control, Powertrain, Public Transport, Rail, Fuels, Truck, Light Commercial Vehicle, Bus, Autonomous Vehicle, Heavy Truck, Recreational Vehicle, Medium Truck, Light Truck

About 4800 reports

Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers
(From $ 75 - $ 18799)

Lithium-ion Battery Recycling Market by Chemistry, Industry And Region - Global Forecast to 2030

Lithium-ion Battery Recycling Market: Global Forecast until 2030

  • $ 5650
  • Industry report
  • December 2017
  • by MarketsandMarkets

The lithium-ion battery recycling market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 22.1% from 2017 to 2030, in terms of valueThe lithium-ion battery recycling market is estimated at USD 1.78 billion in 2017 and ...

Torque Converter Market: Global Forecast until 2025 $ 5650 November 2017

Auto Dimming Mirror Market: Global Forecast until 2025 $ 5650 November 2017

Power Sunroof Market: Global Forecast until 2025 $ 5650 November 2017

Rear Spoiler Market: Global Forecast until 2022 $ 5650 September 2017

Automotive Motors Market: Global Forecast until 2022 $ 5650 July 2017

Automotive Additives Market: Global Forecast until 2022 $ 5650 June 2017

Automotive Solenoid Market: Global Forecast until 2022 $ 5650 June 2017

Connected Car Market: Global Forecast until 2022 $ 5650 March 2017

Car Door Latch Market: Global Forecast until 2021 $ 5650 March 2017


ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.