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Issuer Ranking: Global Automakers And Truckmakers, Strongest To Weakest Oct 09 Product Image

Issuer Ranking: Global Automakers And Truckmakers, Strongest To Weakest Oct 09

  • ID: 1711593
  • October 2009
  • Region: Global
  • Standard & Poors

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • AB Volvo
  • Fiat SpA
  • Hyundai Motor Co.
  • Mitsubishi Motors Corp.
  • Peugeot S.A.
  • Tata Motors Ltd.
  • MORE

Abstract
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services believes the automotive industry remains in a state of transition, caused largely, albeit not solely, by ongoing weak economic conditions worldwide. We believe the requirements of complying with stricter environmental regulations and shifting consumer tastes will also weigh on automakers' profitability. Government consumer incentives to boost car sales have helped avoid a more serious crisis in the short term. But, we think they could impede what we see as a necessary rationalization and reduction of overcapacity. Light-vehicle sales have plummeted in most markets around the world over the past year, although some markets have recently shown varying degrees of stability--albeit at weak levels--partly because of the government incentive programs and some early signs of economic...

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- Ford Motor Co.
- Motors Liquidation Co. (fka General Motors Corp.)
- PACCAR Inc.
- AB Volvo
- Renault S.A.
- Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.
- Daimler AG
- Navistar International Corp.
- Honda Motor Co. Ltd.
- Toyota Motor Corp.
- Fiat SpA
- Peugeot S.A.
- Volkswagen AG
- BMW AG
- Tata Motors Ltd.
- Hyundai Motor Co.
- Mitsubishi Motors Corp.
- Kia Motors Corp.
- Scania (publ.) AB
- MAN SE

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