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Researching… the automotive industry


If you’re researching any aspect of the automotive industry, look no further. In this post we gather together the best of our resources on the topic. Check out the following:

FitchConnectFitch's Autos report

Fitch content includes reports on over 100 countries and regions of the world. Generally include a SWOT analysis along with data on production, sales and trade. Country-specific reports also include forecast figures where available.

Anything else I should know?
Reports updated quarterly. Type autos and your country into the search bar for instant access.

MarketLine Advantage

Includes reports for many countries on various aspects including vehicle manufacturing, hybrid and electric cars and the new car market. These include market commentaries along with Porter’s Five Forces analyses and profiles of leading companies. Individual profiles are also available for major companies worldwide.

Anything else I should know?
Reports updated every 12-24 months.


Mintel's Car Purchasing Process report

A more customer-focused look at various sections of the UK industry, including the car purchasing process. Current reports also cover the car after-market, service and repair. The UK Car Review is also available, providing analysis of market trends and brand preferences.

Anything else I should know?
To download from Mintel, export individual report sections to your ‘basket’ then use the ‘Presentations’ menu to access your Export basket and download your chosen content.

Any questions?

If you have any further questions on industry research, please do get in touch.

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Karen Stokes

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