Germany Autos Report Q2 2012

  • ID: 2102159
  • March 2012
  • Region: Germany
  • 66 Pages
  • Business Monitor International
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Business Monitor International's Germany Autos Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, auto associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Germany's automotive industry.

The German autos industry outperformed the overall eurozone in 2011, both in terms of vehicle sales and production. New vehicle sales in Germany exceeded 3.5mn units during 2011, helped by 8.8% year-on-year (y-o-y) growth in the passenger cars segment (to 3.17mn units) during the year, according to data from the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA). Key to this strong performance has been the continued decline in the unemployment rate, which fell to a post-reunification low of 6.8% in December. On the other hand, passenger car production reached a record 5.91mn units in 2011 (according to estimates from the German autos association VDA), which came on the back of solid demand for exports.

BMI expects this out performance to continue, although BMI do not expect similar growth trends to remain in place. The ever-deepening eurozone debt crisis is already proving a major challenge to READ MORE >

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Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
Germany Autos SWOT
Germany Political SWOT
Germany Economic SWOT
Germany Business Environment SWOT

Eurozone And EMs Pose Risks To 2012 Growth Outlook; US And Japan On The Rise
Table: Passenger Car Sales (Units), January-December 2011

Industry Risk/Reward Ratings
Poor Show From Western Europe Hurts Region's Score In BMI Ratings
Table: BMI Industry Risk/Reward Ratings For Autos In Europe
Regional Overview
EU-India FTA: Boon For European Carmakers
Table: Europe – Top Automotive Suppliers Sales By Region (US$mn), 2010
Macroeconomic Forecast Scenario
Table: Germany – Economic Activity

Industry Forecast Scenario
Domestic Sales
Table: Germany – Autos Sales
Table: Germany – Autos Production
Table: Germany – Autos Trade

Competitive Landscape
Historical Background

Major Industry Players
Table: German New Vehicles Sales By Brand (Units)
Industry News
Passenger Vehicles
Table: Germany – Passenger Car Segment
New Investments
Company News
The Alternative Fuel Race
Commercial Vehicles
Table: Germany – Commercial Vehicle Segment
Segment Trends
New Investments
Company News
Table: Timeline For MAN-Scania Merger
Table: Germany – Motorcycle Segment
Segment News
Company News
Automotive Suppliers
Company News

Company Profiles
Volkswagen (VW)
Robert Bosch

BMI Methodology
How We Generate Our Forecasting Model

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- Volkswagen (VW)
- Mercedes-Benz
- Robert Bosch
- Continental

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