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Volvo Group production outlook to 2020

Volvo Group production outlook to 2020

Volvo Group has set itself the target of becoming the most profitable or second-most profitable company within its peer group, and becoming the top-seller or second-top seller of heavy duty trucks. This exclusive Automotive World report outlines how the company's improved geographic spread thanks to various JVs, acquisitions and organic growth, could see the group hit half a million units by the end of the forecast period.

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NAFTA’s new vehicle market: Prospects to 2020

NAFTA's new vehicle market prospects to 2020

2015 was another spectacular year for the North American light vehicle and M/HD truck markets, but to achieve a seventh consecutive year of rising light vehicle sales in the US looks achievable only with incentives. This exclusive Automotive World report examines the outlook for the NAFTA market in the period 2016-2020.

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Europe’s new vehicle market: Prospects to 2020

Europe's new vehicle market: Prospects to 2020

According to this Automotive World forecast, light vehicle (LV) demand in the EU & EFTA region will grow through to 2019, halted by a cyclical downturn towards the end of the forecast period. Demand for heavy CVs is expected to peak across the region in 2018, falling slightly to around 425,000 units by the end of the same period.

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Paccar production outlook to 2020

Paccar production outlook to 2020

Paccar produced an estimated 160,000 trucks in 2015. The world’s 4th largest producer of >16t trucks sells vehicles in North America (Kenworth and Peterbilt) and Europe (DAF). This exclusive Automotive World report outlines why Paccar's output is anticipated to drop by 5% in 2016, followed by a recovery from 2018 that will take the OEM to a new peak by 2020.

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Guide to the automotive world in 2016

Guide to the automotive world in 2016

What does 2016 hold for the global automotive industry? This annual publication- available exclusively to Automotive World subscribers - features a mix of interviews with and articles by top global automotive industry analysts and consultants.

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Africa’s new vehicle market: Prospects to 2019

Africa’s new vehicle market: Prospects to 2019

In 2014, demand for new light vehicles (LVs) in Africa reached 1.7 million units, while demand for new heavy CVs (HCVs) rose by almost 4% to just under 175,000 units. According to this exclusive Automotive World report, LV demand is forecast to rise to over 2 million units in the years to 2019, with annual HCV demand rising to almost 230,000 units by the end of the forecast period.

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South America’s new vehicle market: Prospects to 2019

South America's new vehicle market: Prospects to 2019

This exclusive Automotive World report looks at the prospects for South America's new vehicle market, which is expected to see light vehicle (LV) demand fall by 16-17% in 2015, and heavy CV (HCV) demand decline by up to 33%. Beyond 2015, both sectors are expected to return to growth, taking the region's new vehicle market to nearly 6 million units by the end of the forecast period.

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Iveco model plans and production outlook to 2019

Iveco model plans and production outlook to 2019

Consolidated output of Iveco, the on-highway commercial vehicle division of CNH Industrial, is expected to increase annually to 2018, before dipping in 2019 as the European HCV market begins to turn down after an anticipated four years of growth. This exclusive Automotive World report examines Iveco's model plans and production outlook to 2019.

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Brazil’s new vehicle market: Prospects to 2019

Brazil's new vehicle market prospects to 2019

During 2014, Brazilian light vehicle (LV) demand dropped by 7% to 3.32 million units, while heavy commercial vehicle (HCV) demand fell by 9.8% to 172,400 units. Analysts expect Brazil's economy to contract by 1% or 2% in 2015, and this factor plus tougher credit conditions and a return to higher purchase taxes is expected to see LV demand fall in 2015, with a sharper fall anticipated in the HCV sector.

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