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- Who are the key players?
This report analyses the leading manufacturing companies of the automotive industry. Some of these groups' activities may also include truck & bus and/or motorbike manufacturing. However, the focus of this report is the passenger car and light commercial vehicle market. [...]
Groups analysed in this report include: Toyota, Volkswagen, Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, Ford, GM, SAIC, Hyundai, PSA, Tata and Tesla.
- What are the players' strategies?
Toyota has launched a new approach to designing, engineering and producing its vehicles, called TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture). This approach improves the performances of all its car models, which includes providing more responsive handling and a more comfortable, enjoyable feel when driving, while retaining traditional Toyota values. TNGA also shortens the development cycle for vehicle improvements and new vehicles by providing a more flexible production environment. To develop its TNGA platform, Toyota has invested in updating several of its plants. […]
- What are the players' key growth and profitability drivers?
Hyundai's revenue growth in 2017 was flat, only reaching 2.9%. In 2017, revenue in Europe saw double-digit growth, while revenue in North America was slightly down. [...]