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Israel Autos Report 2013

  • Published: January 2013
  • Region: Israel
  • 45 pages
  • Business Monitor International


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Last year proved a decidedly weaker year for new car sales in Israel, as a worsening security and economic situation weighed on demand. As of the end of October 2012 (the most recent data available)
new car sales were down by 8% year-on-year (y-o-y) at 177,771 units, according to data from the Israeli Vehicle Importers Association (IVIA). This headline figure was made up of 147,075 passenger cars,
16,471 sport utility vehicles (SUVs), 10,705 vans and 3,520 pick-ups. Truck sales totalled 6,666 units over the 10-month period, with bus sales standing at 1,458 units. This makes for a total of 185,895 new vehicles sold over the first 10 months of 2012.

Against this unprepossessing backdrop, BMI has decided to revise down its 2012 forecasts for new car sales growth in Israel. We now believe a 5.7% fall in new vehicle sales is likely, to 223,515 units.

Passenger car sales will fall by 6.0%, with commercial vehicle sales set to fall further, by 4.3%.

Demand looks set to remain weak as we move into 2013, with political risks set to remain elevated as a result of the ongoing tensions between Israel and Hamas. BMI's Macroeconomic team recently revised down its 2012 and READ MORE >

Executive Summary 5

SWOT Analysis 6

Israel Autos Industry SWOT 6

Israel Political SWOT 7

Israel Economic SWOT 8

Israel Business Environment SWOT 9

Global Overview 10

UK Boosts Europe, But Favourites Still Outperform 10
Table: Passenger Car Sales 8M12 10

Incentive Boom For Japan, US Powers On 11

Regional Overview 15

Industry Risk/Reward Ratings 17

GCC States Still Dominant 17
Table: Middle East And North Africa Autos Risk/Reward Ratings 19

Macroeconomic Forecast Scenario 20
Table: Israel - Economic Activity, 2011-2016 22

Industry Forecast Scenario 23

Sales 23
Table: Automotive Sales - Historical Data & Forecasts, 2010-2017 24
Table: Automotive Fleet - Historical Data & Forecasts, 2010-2017 25

Production 26

Trade 27

Competitive Landscape 29

Passenger Cars 29

Commercial Vehicles 29

Alternative Fuels 30

Suppliers 33

Company Monitor 35

Company Profiles 37

Colmobil Group 37

Delek Motors 38

Demographic Outlook 39
Table: Israel's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 40
Table: Israel's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 41
Table: Israel's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 42
Table: Israel's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 42

BMI Methodology 43

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 43

Sources 44

Company Monitor
Company Profiles
Colmobil Group
Delek Motors

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