LONDON, Sept. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Passenger Cars in Thousand Units. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 71 companies including many key and niche players such as –

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG

Daimler AG

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V

Ford Motor Company

General Motors Company

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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

The Changing Face of the Automotive Industry: A Prelude II-1

Table 1: Emerging Dominance of OEMs From Developing Countries

in the Global Automotive Manufacturing Market (2012 & 2025P):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of OEMs by Origin – OEMs

from Developed Automotive Markets & OEMs from Emerging

Automotive Markets (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2

Table 2: Emerging Dominance of OEMs From Developing Countriesin the Global Passenger Car Market (2012 & 2025P): PercentageShare Breakdown of Regional & Foreign OEMs by Region/Country(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3Passenger Cars – Market Traits II-3Table 3: Global Passenger Cars Market (2013): Breakdown ofNumber of Cars per 1000 People in Select Countries (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-5

Table 4: Passenger Car Market in Select Regions (2013):

Percentage Breakdown of Fleet Size by Fuel Type in the United

States, European Union, & China (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-6

Table 5: Passenger Cars Market in BRIC (2013): PercentageShare Breakdown of Cars Preferred by Type (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-6

Table 6: Passenger Cars Market in Select Regions (2013):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Fleet Size by Transmission

Technology in the United States, European Union and China

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 7: Global Low-Cost Cars Market (2013): Percentage ShareBreakdown of Volume Production by Region (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-7Stringent Fuel Efficiency, Emission Control & SafetyRegulations Govern Passenger Cars Industry II-7Table 8: Global Green House Gas Emissions by Source (2013)(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 9: Green House Gas Emissions from Transportation Fuel

by Type of Transportation (2013) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-10

Emissions Regulations Landscape in Major Country/Region II-10

Impact of Economic Upheavals in the Recent Past on Automotive

Industry: A Review II-10

Impact of 2007-2009 Economic Recession in Retrospect II-10

Growth Recovers in 2010 II-11

Market Growth Tested Once Again Between 2011 to 2014 II-12

Debt Crisis Drags European Passenger Car Industry Once Again

into the Red in 2012 & 2013 II-12

Table 10: European Automobile Market: Estimated Plant

Capacity Utilization for the Years 2007, 2010, 2011 & 2012

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14

Table 11: European Automotive Industry (2011): EstimatedPercentage of Plant Capacity Utilization by Leading Players(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14After Withstanding New Economic Challenges During 2011 &2012, the US Auto Industry Shows Signs of Weakening in 2013 &2014 II-14Canadian Passenger Car Industry Declines Once Again in 2013 &2014 II-16Japanese Economy Starts Weakening Once Again from H2-2013 -Hurts Auto Sales During the Year II-17Uneven Economic Growth in Emerging Markets During 2011-2014Brings Volatility in Demand for Passenger Cars II-17Impact of China’s Slowdown on Global Market in 2011 & 2012 -A Review II-19Optimistic Global Economic Outlook for 2015 & Beyond ProvidesHope for Recovery II-19Table 12: World GDP (2012-2015): Breakdown of Percentage GDPGrowth by Select Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21European Market Outlook: Hopes for a Recovery DespiteVolatility & Risks of a Relapse II-22Table 13: EU Real GDP Growth Rates in % (2014 & 2015):Breakdown by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-24

Table 14: Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) in the Euro Area:

Breakdown of Quarterly PMI Data for Select Countries for the

Year 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25

Table 15: Key Business Indicators in the Euro Area for theFirst 3 Quarters of the Year 2014 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-26US Market in 2015 & Beyond: Mostly Positive Outlook SprinkledWith Yet Lingering Fears II-26Year 2015 & Beyond: Cyclical Upturn Encourages PositiveAutomotive Manufacturing Outlook in Asia-Pacific – BodesWell for Market II-27Outlook II-28Developing Markets Continue to be Growth Engines II-28Mushrooming Strength of Middle Class Segment in DevelopingMarkets Creates Strong Opportunities for the Market II-29Opportunity Indicators: II-30Table 16: Global Middle Class Population (in Millions) byGeographic Region: 2010, 2020P & 2030P (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-30

Table 17: Global Middle Class Population by Geographic

Region: Percentage Share Breakdown for 2010, 2020P & 2030P

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31

Table 18: Middle-Class Consumer Spending Across Developedand Developing Regions (2013 & 2030F): PercentageBreakdown by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32Asia-Pacific Continues to Remain Largest Producer ofPassenger Cars II-32Non-BRIC Emerging Markets to Support Growth in the ComingDecade II-33Will Automotive Manufacturing Shift From China to the UnitedStates in Coming Years? II-34

2. NOTEWORTHY MARKET TRENDS, GROWTH DRIVERS & ISSUES II-36

Favorable Demographics to Drive Growth in Passenger Car Market II-36

Opportunity Indicators: II-37

Table 19: World Population Prospects for the Year 1950

through 2100 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-37

Table 20: Top 25 Countries Worldwide in Terms of Population:2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-38Growing Urbanization Levels & Increasing Personal MobilityNeeds Boost Market Prospects II-39Opportunity Indicators: II-40Table 21: Total Population Worldwide by Urban and RuralPopulation in Thousands: 1950-2050P (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-40

Table 22: Total Population Worldwide: Percentage Breakdown

by Urban and Rural Population for the Years 1950-2050P

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41

Table 23: Percentage of Urban Population in Select Countries(2010 & 2050) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42Select Mega-Urban Regions Worldwide (2035) II-43Improving Road Infrastructure Bodes Well for Market Growth inthe Long-Term II-43Declining Fuel Prices to Increase Sales of Passenger Cars inPrice-Sensitive Markets II-43Improvement in Credit Facilities to Boost Demand II-44Rising Average Vehicle Life Provides a Fertile Environment forNew Car Purchases II-44Table 24: Average Age of Light Vehicles (includes Car & LightCommercial Vehicles) in the United States in the Year 2010 &2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45Table 25: Average Age of Cars in the EU (2014): Breakdown byCountry (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46Table 26: EU Passenger Cars Market (2014): PercentageBreakdown of Passenger Car Fleet by Age (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-46Crossovers Command Huge Demand in Passenger Car Sales II-46Table 27: Growing Popularity of Crossovers: US Passenger CarsMarket As a Case in Point (2014): Percentage Share Breakdownof Sales by Car Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47Economy Class Models Grow in Popularity II-47Stringent Vehicle Emission Standards & Growing ConsumerPreference for Low Vehicle Maintenance Drive Focus on FuelEfficient Vehicles II-47Review of Green House Gas Emissions and Fuel EconomyStandards for Vehicles Across the World II-48Compact Cars With Small Engines Witness Robust Demand II-48Table 28: World Diesel Engines Market (2009 & 2015):Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Displacement Range(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 29: World Gasoline Engines Market (2009 & 2015):

Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Displacement Range

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49

Gasoline Cars Lose Steam to Diesel Cars II-50

Table 30: World Automotive Industry (2013 & 2019): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Unit Sales of Vehicles by Fuel Type

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 31: Global Automotive Market (2014): Percentage ShareBreakdown of Unit Sales of Gasoline Vehicles by GeographicRegion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 32: Global Automotive Market (2014): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Unit Sales of Diesel Vehicles by Geographic

Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Federal Initiatives in the US to Drive Growth of Diesel Cars II-51

Europe the Largest Market for Diesel Passenger Cars II-52

Flex-Fuel Vehicles: The Next Generation Vehicles II-52

Electric and Hybrid Cars to Witness Strong Growth II-53

Table 33: Global Electric Vehicles Market (2014): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Vehicle Class (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 34: Global Electric Vehicles Market (2014): PercentageShare Breakdown of Unit Sales by Product Type (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-54Growing Trend towards Small and Low-Speed Electric Vehicles II-54Car Markers Embrace Lithium-Ion Battery Technology for HybridVehicles II-55Passenger Cars – Evolution from Being ‘Basic TransportationMode’ to a Technology Marvel II-56Demand for Smart Passenger Cars Drives Up Electronic ContentPer Car II-56Review of Select Technology Advancements & Product DevelopmentEfforts in Recent Past II-57Connected Cars with Sophisticated Smart Features to WitnessStrong Demand II-57Advanced Driver Assistance Systems: The New Fad in CarManufacturing II-58Automakers Focus R&D Investments on Cockpit HMI II-58Path-Breaking Car Technologies to Elevate the Safety Quotientin Future Cars II-59Airbags as a Means to Prevent Accidents II-59Self-Driving Cars II-60Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) & Vehicle-to- Infrastructure (V2I)Communication II-60Augmented Reality (AR) Dashboards II-61Energy-storing Body Panels II-61Car Manufacturing Sees Significant Shift in Material UsagePatterns II-61Key Statistical Data: II-62Table 35: Percentage Share Breakdown of Materials Used inPassenger Car Production (1995, 2000 & 2012) (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-62Thriving Car Rental Sector Creates Ancillary Demand forPassenger Cars II-63Key Statistical Data: II-63Table 36: Global Car Rental Services Market (2014):Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Region/Country(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63Major Issues II-64Growing Sales of Pre-Owned Cars Continue to DepressAutomotive Manufacturers II-64Vehicle Recalls: A Red Hot Button Issue for Auto Manufacturers II-64Table 37: Vehicle Recalls in the US During 1985-2014 inMillion Units by Manufacturer (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-65Competitive Landscape II-66American, German & Japanese Automakers Lead the GlobalPassenger Car Market II-66South Korean, Chinese & Indian Automakers Aim to PenetrateGlobal Market II-66Automakers Focus on Customer Satisfaction to Gain CompetitiveAdvantage II-66Consolidation & Collaborations Continue to be the Buzzwords II-67Market Share Findings II-67Table 38: Leading Players in the Global Passenger CarsMarket (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales forChevrolet, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Nissan, Renault,Toyota, Volkswagen and Others (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-67

Table 39: Leading Players in the BRIC Passenger Car Market

(2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales for Ford,

General Motors, Honda, Kia/Hyundai, Nissan, Toyota,

Volkswagen, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-68

Table 40: Leading Players in the Global Low-Cost Cars Market(2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Production forHyundai Group, Renault-Nissan Group, Suzuki Group, andOthers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-68

Table 41: Leading Players in the Global EV/ HEV Market

(2015E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ford,

General Motors, Honda, Nissan, Toyota and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-68

Auto-IT Nexus – Big Money Online II-69

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-70Passenger Cars – A Definition II-70Classification based on Body Style II-70Sedans II-70Coupes II-70Hatchbacks II-70Convertibles II-71Station Wagons II-71Classification based on Size/Price/Utility II-71Classification by Engine Displacement and Fuel Systems II-71Table 42: Passenger Car Categories – by Engine Displacement II-71Classification Based on Type of Fuel II-71Classification – By Region/Country II-72Technological Frontier II-73Automotive Electronics – An Emerging Phenomenon II-73The Future “Auto” Mobile II-73Innovations in Automotive Electronics Over the Years II-74Night Vision II-74Electronic Power Steering System II-74OnStar Mobile Concierge Service II-74Intelligent Cruise Control II-74Collision-Warning Systems II-74Smart Airbags II-74Antilock Braking Systems (ABS) II-74Drive-by-Wire Systems II-75Smart Sensors II-75Telematics II-75Programmable Logical Devices II-75In the World of Automotive Electronics II-76It Pays to Integrate Systems II-76Shift in Responsibility II-76Hi-tech Systems Form a Competitive Platform II-76The Other Side of the Coin II-76Environmental Frontier II-77Automobile Emissions – An Overview II-77Petrol Vs. Diesel – Choosing between the Lesser of Two Evils II-77Methods to Cut Down Auto Emissions II-77Use of Catalytic Converters and Oxidation Catalysts II-77Hiking the Air to Fuel Ratio II-77Direct Injection Technology II-78Alternative Fuels – A Healthy Alternative Towards ReducingAuto Emissions II-78Biodiesel II-78Electric Fuel II-78Ethanol II-78Hydrogen II-79Methanol II-79Natural Gas II-79Propane II-80P-Series II-80Solar Fuel II-80

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-81

Suzuki to Launch the Celerio Compact Car II-81

Suzuki launches WagonR II-81

Mazda Unveils CX-3 Compact Crossover SUV II-81

HMIL Unveils the New Elite i20 II-81

Cadillac Unveils the ATS Crimson Sport Edition II-81

Chevrolet Launches the 2015 Colorado Sport Concept II-81

Cadillac Launches All-New ATS-V.R Race Car II-81

Mercedes Launches the All New C 63 AMG II-81

BMW Releases the New X5 and X6 M Series II-81

Tata Motors Introduces New Line of Passenger Vehicles II-82

Mitsubishi Motors to Launch New Super Height Wagon Minicars II-82

Suzuki Launches the KARIMUN WAGON R Eco-Car II-82

Nissan Unveils FAIRLADY Z NISMO and MARCH NISMO II-82

Nissan to Launch the LEAF Electric Vehicle II-82

Nissan Launches the New Rogue II-82

Datsun Launches All New Datsun GO+ II-82

Nissan Launches the All-New X-Trail SUV II-82

Nissan Unveils All-New Skyline II-82

Hyundai Motor Unveils Elantra Facelift II-83

Hyundai Introduces the Mistra Sedan II-83

Hyundai Debuts the Genesis Premium Sedan II-83

Chevrolet Unveils the Sonic Range of Sedans II-83

Ford Launches New Line-Up of Vehicles II-83

Mercedes-Benz Launches Compact Premium SUV II-83

Mercedes-Benz Launches S-Class II-83

Tata Motors Unveils New Variants II-83

NMKV to Unveil New Minicar Model II-84

SKODA AUTO Launches SKODA Octavia RS II-84

General Motors Introduces New Chevrolet Malibu and 2014

Chevrolet Impala II-84

Volkswagen Unveils Gran Lavida II-84

Honda Launches C-Rider II-84

Nissan to Launch Terrano II-84

Nissan Rolls Out 370Z Coupe II-84

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Unveils Rolls-Royce Wraith Car Model II-84

Suzuki Motor Launches Automatic Maruti Suzuki Ertiga II-85

Suzuki Motor to Introduce Spacia Car II-85

Volvo Unveils R-Design Variants of Volvo XC60, S60 and V60 Cars II-85

Nissan Motor Rolls Out Nissan DAYZ II-85

Nissan Unveils Friend-Me Concept Car II-85

Nissan Launches Teana II-85

Nissan Motor Launches Juke Nismo Car II-85

GM to Launch 2014 Cadillac CTS Sedan and CTS Vsport II-85

Maruti Suzuki Unveils CNG Version of Maruti Suzuki Ertiga MPV II-85

FAW Group Introduces Hongqi H7 Premium Passenger Cars II-86

JAC Motors Unveils JAC S5 SUV II-86

Maruti Suzuki India to Introduce A-Star Eco Passenger Car II-86

Tata Motors Launches Tata Vista D90 Hatchback II-86

Shanghai General Motors Launches 2014 Buick LaCrosse Luxury Sedan II-86

GM Introduces 2014 Chevrolet Malibu Midsize Sedan II-86

Audi to Launch Audi A3 Sedan High-End Compact Car II-86

Mitsubishi Motors Introduces eK Custom and eK Wagon Minicar

Models for Tall Wagon Category II-86

Hyundai Motor India to Launch Four New Car Models II-87

Mahindra & Mahindra Launches Electric Car e2o II-87

JAC to Unveil S5 SUV Passenger Car II-87

Ford Introduces Fiesta Passenger Car II-87

Mahindra to Introduce Verito Vibe Hatchback Car II-87

Edison2 to Introduce Very Light Car Architecture II-87

SKODA Auto India Unveils SKODA Rapid Prestige II-87

Nissan Unveils New NV Range Vehicles II-87

Spyker Unveils Spyker B6 Venator Concept Luxury Sports Car II-88

Daihatsu Motor Launches MEBIUS II-88

Hitachi Launches Ropits Robotic Car II-88

Hyundai Launches Special Edition ‘iTech’ i10 II-88

Arabian Automobiles Unveils Nissan’s GT-R Track Pack II-88

Ferrari Launches Ferrari LaFerrari Supercar II-88

BMW Launches New BMW 4 Series Coupe II-88

Mitsubishi Motors to Introduce Mirage Global Compact Car II-88

Hyundai Motors to Introduce Zero-Emission Hydrogen Vehicles II-89

Hyundai Motor Brasil Unveils HB20 Fuel Flex Model II-89

Ford Introduces C-MAX Energi Plug-In Vehicle II-89

Volvo Unveils V40 R-Design II-89

Volvo Rolls Out New Volvo V40 II-89

Hyundai Motor Company Introduces Facelifted Equus II-89

Mitsubishi Motors Launches Outlander PHEV SUV II-89

Mitsubishi Motors Unveils New Mid-Size SUV II-89

Nissan Motor Unveils Nissan LEAF Electric Vehicle II-89

Nissan Motor Unveils Latio Sedan II-90

Nissan Motor Launches Serena S-HYBRID Minivan II-90

Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Introduces VENUCIA R50

Sports Hatchback II-90

Nissan Motor Unveils Nissan Cima II-90

Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Unveils D50 Car II-90

Krama Yudha Tiga Berlian Motors Introduces Mitsubishi

Outlander Sport II-90

Mahindra & Mahindra to Introduce Small Version of Verito II-90

Honda Automobile Launches Brio Amaze Sedan II-90

Honda Automobile Unveils Jazz Hybrid II-90

Volkswagen India Introduces Highline Vento and Polo Variants II-91

Mazda Motor Introduces Mazda Atenza II-91

Mazda Motor Unveils New Mazda Roadster II-91

Mazda Motor Introduces Special Edition Mazda Axela Sports 20S

-SKYACTIV II-91

Mazda Motor Rolls Out Upgraded Mazda Verisa II-91

Mazda Motor Introduces Mazda Flairwagon Tall Wagon II-91

Mazda Motor Unveils Upgraded Mazda Demio Car II-91

Mazda Motor Launches Mazda Biante GRANZ Minivan II-91

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Launches Phantom Coupé Aviator Collection II-91

Nissan Motor Rolls Out NV350 Caravan Wide Body II-91

Nissan Motor Introduces Nissan Sylphy II-92

Maruti Suzuki Introduces Alto 800 II-92

AB Volvo to Launch VolvoV40-Cross Country II-92

Maruti Unveils Ritz Diesel II-92

Hyundai Unveils Neo Fluidic Elantra II-92

International Cars to Introduce Maiden Sedan and SUV II-92

Tata Motors Releases the Tata Indigo MANZA II-92

Nissan Motors India Introduces Nissan Evalia II-92

Hyundai Introduces Novel Eon Variants II-92

Tata Motors Launches New Tata Safari Storme II-93

Maruti Suzuki Launches Concept XA Alpha II-93

Tata Motors Launches Xenon Pick-up II-93

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-94Fiat S.p.A. Merges with FCA II-94Daimler AG Inks Pact with BAIC Motor Corporation II-94Volkswagen Enters into Partnership with Russian Biathlon Union II-94Tata Motors to Establish Automobile Manufacturing Unit II-94Isuzu Motors India and Hindustan Motors Ink CollaborationAgreement II-94PSA Signs Agreement with AgromashHolding and Kazakh Ministryof Industry and New Technologies II-94Ford Inks Agreement with Capital Automotive II-94ALTe Powertrain Technologies and Henan Benma Company SignCollaboration Agreement II-95ESI Group and Renault Ink Agreement II-95Amsia Motors to Establish Manufacturing Facility II-95Great Wall Motors to Set up Facility at Pune II-95Renault Inks Agreement Enters into a Joint Venture with Dongfeng II-95Guangzhou Automobile Group, Fiat Group Automobiles andChrysler Group International Ink Agreement II-95Daimler Inks Agreement with Beijing Automotive Group II-95Landi Renzo USA and Chrysler Ink a Pact II-96Kazakh Agromash Holding Inks Agreement with PSA Peugeot Citroen II-96Stratasys and KOR EcoLogic Enter into Collaboration II-96Dongfeng Motor and Volvo to Establish Joint-Venture II-96Tata Group to Establish Passenger and Commercial VehicleAssembly Lines II-96Polaris Takes Over Aixam Mega II-96Volvo to Take Over Stake in Dongfeng Commercial Vehicles II-96Nissan to Divest Commercial Vehicle Business to Dongfeng MotorGroup II-96Fiat, GAC and Chrysler Group Ink a Pact II-96Volkswagen Takes Over Porsche II-97Toyota Inks Agreement with PSA Peugeot Citroen II-97Fiat and Sberbank Enter into an Agreement II-97Maruti Suzuki India Merges with Suzuki Powertrain India II-97Renault-Nissan Inks New Joint Venture Agreement with RussianTechnologies II-97Renault Inks Joint Venture Agreement with State-Owned AlgerianCompanies II-97GM, SAIC Motor Corp and Wuling Motors Ink a Pact II-97Ford Motor Company Enters into JV with CFMA II-97Tata Motors and AGI Ink Agreement to Distribute Passenger Carsand Commercial Vehicles II-98Sollers and Mazda Motor Ink Joint Venture Agreement forPassenger Car Production II-98Nissan Motor Australia and Origin Energy Ink PartnershipAgreement II-98Volkswagen and Porsche Form Integrated Automotive Group II-98General Motors Enters into Global Strategic Alliance with PSAPeugeot Citroen II-98

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-99

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG ( Germany) II-99

Daimler AG ( Germany) II-99

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (UK) II-99

FCA Italy S.p.A. ( Italy) II-100

FCA US LLC ( USA) II-100

Ferrari S.p.A ( Italy) II-100

Ford Motor Company ( USA) II-100

General Motors Company ( USA) II-101

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. ( Japan) II-101

Hyundai Motor Company ( South Korea) II-101

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation ( Japan) II-102

Mazda Motor Corporation ( Japan) II-102

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. ( Japan) II-102

PSA Peugeot Citroen ( France) II-103

Renault Group ( France) II-103

Suzuki Motor Corporation ( Japan) II-103

Toyota Motor Corp. ( Japan) II-104

Volkswagen AG ( Germany) II-104

Audi AG ( Germany) II-104

Škoda Auto ( Czech Republic) II-104

Porsche Automobil Holding SE ( Germany) II-105

Volvo Car Corporation ( Sweden) II-105

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-106Table 43: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forPassenger Cars by Geographic Region/ Country – US, Canada,Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America,and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-106

Table 44: World Historic Review for Passenger Cars by

Geographic Region/Country – US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in ‘000 Units for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-107

Table 45: World 14-Year Perspective for Passenger Cars byGeographic Region/ Country – Percentage Breakdown of UnitSales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excludingJapan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-108

Table 46: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Passenger Cars by Geographic Region/ Country – US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America,

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Production Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-109

Table 47: World Historic Review for Passenger Cars byGeographic Region/Country – US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest ofWorld Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual ProductionFigures in ‘000 Units for Years 2007 through 2013(includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-110

Table 48: World 14-Year Perspective for Passenger Cars by

Geographic Region/ Country – Percentage Breakdown of Unit

Production for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets

for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-111

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Outlook III-1

Growth Slips in 2013 & 2014 III-1

Reviving Economy to Bring Encouraging Growth Prospects for

Passenger Cars in Short to Medium Term III-2

The Green Movement III-2

Mercury – A Potent Pollutant III-2

Impact of CAFE and FMVSS Standards III-3

Diesel Powered Cars to Make Inroads III-3

Growing Number of Returning Off-Lease Vehicles & Increasing

Sales of Used Cars Niggle Market Prospects III-4

Key Statistical Findings: III-4

Table 49: US Pre-Owned Vehicles Market (2013-2016): Number

of Off-Lease Vehicles Returning to Market in ‘000s

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 50: US Automotive Vehicles Market (2012-2014):Percentage Share of Leased Vehicle Sales as a Proportionof New Vehicle Sales (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5Domestic Manufacturers Continue to Lose Out to Foreign Players III-5Price Factor – A Major Competitive Platform III-5E-Model: Gaining Fast Market Acceptance III-5Market Share Findings: III-6Table 51: Leading OEMs in the US Automotive Market (2014):Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales for AmericanHonda Motor Co., Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, HyundaiMotor America, Nissan North America, Toyota and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 52: US Passenger Car Market (2014): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Unit Sales by Model (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 53: US Passenger Car Market (2014): Percentage ShareBreakdown of Unit Sales by Leading American Brand(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 54: US Passenger Car Market (2014): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Unit Sales by Leading European Brand

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 55: US Passenger Car Market (2014): Percentage ShareBreakdown of Unit Sales by Leading Asian Brand (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-7Financing – A Successful Sales Tool III-8Product Launches III-8Strategic Corporate Developments III-9Select Players III-10B.Market Analytics III-11Table 56: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forPassenger Cars Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in’000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 57: US Historic Review for Passenger Cars Market

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years

2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 58: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forPassenger Cars Market Analyzed with Annual ProductionFigures in ‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 59: US Historic Review for Passenger Cars Market

Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in ‘000 Units for

Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

2. CANADA III-14A.Market Analysis III-14Outlook III-14Canadian Automotive Industry Over the Years III-14Auto Sales & Production Declines in 2013 & 2014 III-14Government Intervention for Reviving Auto Industry & GrowingFocus of US Auto Manufacturers on Nearshoring Provides Hope III-15Table 60: Canadian Passenger Cars Market (2013): PercentageMarket Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Leading Brands(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15B.Market Analytics III-16Table 61: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Passenger Cars Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figuresin ‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 62: Canadian Historic Review for Passenger Cars Market

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years

2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 63: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Passenger Cars Market Analyzed with Annual ProductionFigures in ‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 64: Canadian Historic Review for Passenger Cars Market

Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in ‘000 Units for

Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

3. JAPAN III-18A.Market Analysis III-18Outlook III-18Japanese Automotive Market Over the Years III-18Japanese Automakers See Increase in Profitability III-18Key Statistical Data III-19Table 65: Japanese Passenger Car Market (2014): PercentageShare Breakdown of New Registrations by Type (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 66: Japanese Passenger Cars Market (2014):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Production by Category

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 67: Japanese Passenger Car Market (2009 & 2014):Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by ManufacturerType (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20Market Share Findings III-20Table 68: Leading Players in the Japanese Passenger CarMarket (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Salesfor Honda, Nissan, Toyota and Others (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-20Product Launches III-21Select Players III-24B.Market Analytics III-26Table 69: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Passenger Cars Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figuresin ‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 70: Japanese Historic Review for Passenger Cars Market

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years

2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 71: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Passenger Cars Market Analyzed with Annual ProductionFigures in ‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 72: Japanese Historic Review for Passenger Cars Market

Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in ‘000 Units for

Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

4. EUROPE III-28A.Market Analysis III-28Outlook III-28European Passenger Car Market: Fast Facts III-28Market Scenario III-28Optimistic Outlook for European Economy Augurs Well for theMarket III-29Key Statistical Findings III-30Table 73: European Passenger Car Market (2014): PercentageShare Breakdown of Unit Sales by Category – Mainstream andPremium (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 74: Percentage Share of Diesel Vehicles in New Car

Registrations in Western Europe (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-30

New Automotive Block Exemption Comes Back Into Force III-31

European Automakers Slowly Moving Towards Emerging Markets III-31

Product Launch III-31

Strategic Corporate Developments III-32

B.Market Analytics III-33

Table 75: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Passenger Cars by Geographic Region/Country – France,

Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 76: European Historic Review for Passenger Cars byGeographic Region/ Country – France, Germany, Italy, UK,Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 77: European 14-Year Perspective for Passenger Cars by

Geographic Region/ Country – Percentage Breakdown of Unit

Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and

Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 78: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Passenger Cars by Geographic Region/Country – France,Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of EuropeMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual ProductionFigures in ‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 79: European Historic Review for Passenger Cars by

Geographic Region/ Country – France, Germany, Italy, UK,

Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in ‘000 Units for

Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 80: European 14-Year Perspective for Passenger Cars byGeographic Region/ Country – Percentage Breakdown of UnitProduction for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia,and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

4a. FRANCE III-39

A.Market Analysis III-39

Outlook III-39

Strategic Corporate Development III-39

Select Players III-39

B.Market Analytics III-40

Table 81: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Passenger Cars Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 82: French Historic Review for Passenger Cars MarketAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 83: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Passenger Cars Market Analyzed with Annual Production

Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 84: French Historic Review for Passenger Cars MarketAnalyzed with Annual Production Figures in ‘000 Units forYears 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

4b. GERMANY III-43

A.Market Analysis III-43

Outlook III-43

Industry Overview III-43

A Brief History III-43

Industry Trends III-43

German Automakers Going Global III-43

Outsourcing – A Preferred Cost-cutting Tool III-44

National Sentiment Replaced by Brand Image III-44

R&D Investments Continue to Rise III-44

German Auto Business – Going the e-way III-44

Product Launches III-44

Strategic Corporate Developments III-45

Select Players III-45

B.Market Analytics III-47

Table 85: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Passenger Cars Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 86: German Historic Review for Passenger Cars MarketAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 87: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Passenger Cars Market Analyzed with Annual Production

Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 88: German Historic Review for Passenger Cars MarketAnalyzed with Annual Production Figures in ‘000 Units forYears 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

4c. ITALY III-50

A.Market Analysis III-50

Outlook III-50

Product Launch III-50

Key Players III-50

B.Market Analytics III-51

Table 89: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Passenger Cars Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 90: Italian Historic Review for Passenger Cars MarketAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 91: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Passenger Cars Market Analyzed with Annual Production

Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 92: Italian Historic Review for Passenger Cars MarketAnalyzed with Annual Production Figures in ‘000 Units forYears 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-53

A.Market Analysis III-53

Outlook III-53

Superminis – Favorites of the British III-53

Key Statistical Data III-53

Table 93: UK Passenger Car Market (2014): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Sales by Car Type (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-53

Premium on Quality and Technology III-54

Market Share Findings III-54

Table 94: Leading Auto OEMs in the UK Passenger Car Market

(2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales for Audi,

BMW, Ford, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Peugeot,

Toyota, Vauxhall, Volkswagen and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Strategic Corporate Development III-54

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. – A Major UK-based Player III-54

B.Market Analytics III-55

Table 95: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Passenger Cars Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 96: UK Historic Review for Passenger Cars MarketAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 97: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Passenger Cars Market Analyzed with Annual Production

Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 98: UK Historic Review for Passenger Cars MarketAnalyzed with Annual Production Figures in ‘000 Units forYears 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

4e. SPAIN III-58

A.Market Analysis III-58

Outlook III-58

B.Market Analytics III-58

Table 99: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Passenger Cars Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 100: Spanish Historic Review for Passenger Cars MarketAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 101: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Passenger Cars Market Analyzed with Annual Production

Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 102: Spanish Historic Review for Passenger Cars MarketAnalyzed with Annual Production Figures in ‘000 Units forYears 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

4f. RUSSIA III-61

A.Market Analysis III-61

Outlook III-61

Foreign manufacturers hold Fort III-61

Table 103: Russian Passenger Car Market (2014): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Manufacturer Type

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Strategic Corporate Developments III-61

B.Market Analytics III-62

Table 104: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Passenger Cars Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in ‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 105: Russian Historic Review for Passenger Cars MarketAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 106: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Passenger Cars Market Analyzed with Annual Production

Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 107: Russian Historic Review for Passenger Cars MarketAnalyzed with Annual Production Figures in ‘000 Units forYears 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-65

A.Market Analysis III-65

Outlook III-65

Product Launches III-65

Select Players III-66

B.Market Analytics III-67

Table 108: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Passenger Cars Market Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 109: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Passenger CarsMarket Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Units forYears 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 110: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Passenger Cars Market Analyzed with Annual

Production Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2014 through 2020

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 111: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Passenger CarsMarket Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in ‘000 Unitsfor Years 2007 through 2013 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-68

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-69

A.Market Analysis III-69

Outlook III

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