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UK Automobile Market 2015 Commercial Vehicle, Car, Bus and Coaches

UK Automobile market Analysis 2015

 UK Automobile Market in 2015

  • Best ever performance in new car market in 2015 after fourth consecutive year of growth, touched 2.6 million units
  • Ford is the market leader in car segment, market is dominated by German OEMs
  • Commercial vehicle segment registrations reach all-time high in 2015, with 423,894 units – up 16.7% on 2014, Truck segment contributed by 25.5% with 52,064 units
  • Ford is market leader in LCV segment and DAF, Mercedes and Scania are top players in heavy segment.
  • Bus and coach market closes 2015 with 22.8% rise to 9,025 units – the best performance in seven years, Alexander Dennis, Volvo and WRIGHTBUS are top three OEMs in 2015 [Read more…]
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South Africa Automobile Market Report 2015 South Africa Passenger and Commercial Vehicle Market

South Africa Automobile Industry Report 2015

South Africa Automobile Industry Report 2015

Light and heavy duty Vehicle showed positive growth in 2015 and Passenger vehicle, Medium Duty Vehicle, Extra Heavy Duty Commercial vehicle and Bus showed negative growth. Overall Industry registered 4% de growth in 2015 compare to 2014. Volkswagen is the market leader, Toyota, Ford, BMW and Renault are other top players in passenger vehicle market segment in Jan 2015. Market Share of Tata Motors is only 0.28%, Mahindra is next to Tata Motors with 0.23% market share in Passenger vehicle Segment. Germans and Japanese players are dominating the PV segment in South Africa.

Toyota and Ford covered more than 50 percent market share of LCV segment.

In Heavy Duty segment, Tata Truck & Bus is having 19% market share. Overall Japanese OEMs are leading this segment.

In Extra Heavy segment Mercedes Bnez is the market leader. Renault, Volvo, MAN and Scania are leading this segment.

MAN is the market leader in heavy Bus segment.

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Paccar Business Review Analysis DAF, Paccar Truck sales, Market share, Entry Strategy for emerging countries

Paccar Strategy Analysis report

Paccar group has an excellent product portfolio and premium brand DAF. The world truck market has a lot of potential in Asia like China, India but it is not present as an OEM in these markets. Paccar is not present in some good markets and this can be looked upon as an opportunity for growth. DAF is one of the top players in the Western European market for trucks whose weight is more than 15TGVW. Also, DAF is in the leading position In Tractor Trailer segment. Its market share (16T+) in Europe declined sharply, however in USA & Canada (Class 8)it gained market share in 2014. Paccar sales increased in 2014 to 142,900 units compared to 137,100 units in 2013. DAF is a great company with history and a great asset to PACCAR. 2010 was a historical year for DAF.  The 2010 year was excellent, and in overall heavy duty trucks (over 15T GVW) it was number 2 in Western Europe in sales, over MAN and Volvo.  In the tractor-trailer market segment, DAF was number one.

According to the following graph, PACCAR stands fifth in the world’s truck production in 2014. Its nearest competitors are Dongfeng and VW Group.

Global Truck Production

DAF is the premium brand of Paccar group. It is successful in Europe, especially in Tractor segment. The vehicles are available in Euro 6 for optimal vehicle application. There is a combination of ideal speed, gear ratio, GPS and Transport efficiency technology for an optimal solution.

The vehicle rating is high in quality, performance, and suitability for the application. The main drawback of the brand is, it cannot penetrate outside Europe in spite of being a good vehicle. However recently DAF has entered other markets outside the EU like Taiwan, Kazakhstan, Jordan and Nigeria city distribution for long distance road transport with more than 1,000 global dealer’s network. The company is going to invest in Belgium for a cab plant. DAF has also received many awards in different categories.

Parent company DAF has given best Return of investment.

Paccar group overview

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Paccar Strategy Analysis report

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