The world’s car manufacturers – 2021 edition

This data-rich report contains comprehensive and consistent information on the financial and operating performance of the world's top automaker groups, in addition to expert analysis and commentary

The world’s car manufacturers – 2021 edition





This data-rich report contains comprehensive and consistent information on the financial and operating performance of the world’s top light vehicle automaker groups, in addition to expert analysis and commentary.

'The world’s car manufacturers - 2021 edition' is presented in two volumes:

VOLUME 1: GLOBAL REVIEW + COMPANY PROFILES

This section begins with a review of the car industry in the world’s major producing regions. For each of the key passenger car manufacturing groups covered, the report provides a comprehensive profile, analysing the major operational issues:

  • Performance – reviews the most recent annual results and the latest interim figures, charting revenue and profit trends since 1983
  • Business structure – evaluates the business strategy and group structure
  • Markets – provides details of unit sales within each company’s major markets over the past five years, expansion plans; reviews the impact of the most significant models / platforms and reviews new model plans
  • Production Strategy – details the latest production developments
  • Notes on the Accounts – identifies the pitfalls to be avoided when interpreting the financial data for each company

VOLUME 2: FINANCIAL STATISTICS AND PRODUCTION DATABASE

The backbone of the report is the supporting database of financial statistics and performance ratios covering all the world’s major car manufacturers and their key subsidiaries from 1983 onwards. This comprehensive database provides an unrivalled source of information on current performance in the global automotive industry. For ease of comparison and understanding, the financial statistics for each manufacturer are provided both in a common currency (euros) and the reporting currency, per year since 1983.

Table of contents:

  • Chapter 1: Global demand & industry indicators
  • Chapter 2: BMW Group
  • Chapter 2: Daimler
  • Chapter 4: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
  • Chapter 5: Ford
  • Chapter 6: General Motors
  • Chapter 7: Honda
  • Chapter 8: Hyundai Motor
  • Chapter 9: Mazda
  • Chapter 10: Mitsubishi Motors
  • Chapter 11: Nissan
  • Chapter 12: Porsche
  • Chapter 13: Proton
  • Chapter 14: PSA Group
  • Chapter 15: Renault Automobile
  • Chapter 16: Stellantis
  • Chapter 17: Subaru
  • Chapter 18: Suzuki
  • Chapter 19: Tesla
  • Chapter 20: Toyota
  • Chapter 21: VW Group
  • Appendices
      • Appendix 1: Methodology & exchange rates
      • Appendix 2: Production by group, region, country, brand & model (Excel)
      • Appendix 3: Financial statistics and performance ratios by manufacturer (euro) (Excel)
      • Appendix 4: Financial statistics and performance ratios by manufacturer (native currency) (Excel)
      • Appendix 5: Exchange rates (Excel)

List of figures

  • Figure 1: Global LV demand, 2013-2020 (000s)
  • Figure 2: LV demand by region, Jan-Apr 2020 & 2021 (000s)
  • Figure 3: Change in LV demand by region, Jan-Apr 2021 - v - yr ago (%)
  • Figure 4: Change in LV demand by region, Jan-Apr 2021 - v - yr ago (000s)
  • Figure 5: Aggregate unit sales & operating profit of the major automakers, 1983-2020
  • Figure 6: Aggregate revenue - W. European, Japanese, US & Korean automakers
  • Figure 7: Average unit revenue by manufacturer, 2020
  • Figure 8: Manufacturer operating margins - simple average, 1983-2020
  • Figure 9: Manufacturer operating margins - simple average, 2016-2020
  • Figure 10: Industry structure - 2020 car & LCV sales by group/alliance
  • Figure 11: BMW net profit trend
  • Figure 12: BMW revenue & pre-tax profit trend
  • Figure 13: BMW Group revenue by division (€m)
  • Figure 14: BMW Group PBT by division (€m)
  • Figure 15: BMW customer deliveries by market & region
  • Figure 16: BMW Group sales by brand, 1992-2020 (000s)
  • Figure 17: Mercedes-Benz Cars revenue and operating profit trend 1996-2019
  • Figure 18: Mercedes-Benz Cars & Vans revenue and operating profit trend 2016-2020
  • Figure 19: Daimler net profit trend 2005-2020
  • Figure 20: Daimler revenue by division
  • Figure 21: Mercedes & Smart car sales by market & region
  • Figure 22: Current model families and platforms
  • Figure 23: FCA (& predecessors) net profit trend
  • Figure 24: Fiat Group (to 2010) revenue by division (%)
  • Figure 25: FCA revenue by division, 2020 (%)
  • Figure 26: FCA mass-market brands, vehicle shipments by region, 2013-2020 (000)
  • Figure 27: Ford Auto revenue & operating profit trend
  • Figure 28: Ford Group net profit
  • Figure 29: Ford revenue & pre-tax profit by division (US$m)
  • Figure 30: Ford Group, wholesales by market (000’s)
  • Figure 31: Lincoln production 1990-2020
  • Figure 32: New GM net profit
  • Figure 33: Timeline to Chapter 11
  • Figure 34: GM recurring EBIT by division (US$m)
  • Figure 35: GM’s rationale for quitting Europe
  • Figure 36: GM unit sales by region (000s)
  • Figure 37: GM’s new logo
  • Figure 38: GM’s BEV3 platform applications
  • Figure 39: Honda Automobile revenue & operating profit trend
  • Figure 40: Honda net profit trend
  • Figure 41: Honda revenue & operating profit by division (¥bn)
  • Figure 42: Honda unit sales by market (000s)
  • Figure 43: Hyundai Motors (consolidated) revenue & operating profit trend
  • Figure 44: Hyundai Motor (consolidated) net profit trend
  • Figure 45: Hyundai & Kia global sales
  • Figure 46: Hyundai & Kia key markets (retail sales), 2020
  • Figure 47: Hyundai & Kia, share of 2020 sales by market
  • Figure 48: Mazda revenue & operating profit trend
  • Figure 49: Mazda net profit trend
  • Figure 50: Mazda sales (retail) by market
  • Figure 51: MMC revenue & operating profit trend
  • Figure 52: MMC net profit trend
  • Figure 53: Mitsubishi unit sales by market (000s)
  • Figure 54: Nissan revenue & operating profit trend
  • Figure 55: Nissan net profit trend
  • Figure 56: Nissan unit sales (retail) by market
  • Figure 57: Porsche revenue & operating profit trend
  • Figure 58: PSA revenue & operating profit trend
  • Figure 59: PSA net profit trend (€)
  • Figure 60: PSA revenue by division (%)
  • Figure 61: PSA car & LCV sales by market (000s)
  • Figure 62: Renault Auto revenue & operating profit trend
  • Figure 63: Renault Group net profit trend
  • Figure 64: Renault Group revenue & operating profit by division (€ mils)
  • Figure 65: Renault Auto unit sales by market (000s)
  • Figure 66: Subaru revenue & operating profit trend
  • Figure 67: Subaru net profit trend
  • Figure 68: Subaru revenue by division (%)
  • Figure 69: Subaru vehicle sales by region
  • Figure 70: Suzuki revenue & operating profit trend
  • Figure 71: Suzuki net profit trend
  • Figure 72: Suzuki revenue by division (%)
  • Figure 73: Suzuki automobile sales by market, years to March 2013-2020
  • Figure 74: Tesla net income by quarter ($ mils)
  • Figure 75: Tesla free cash flow by quarter ($ mils)
  • Figure 76: Toyota revenue & operating profit trend
  • Figure 77: Toyota net profit trend
  • Figure 78: Toyota unit sales by market
  • Figure 79: VW revenue & operating profit trend
  • Figure 80: VW net profit trend (€)
  • Figure 81: VW shareholder structure (% of voting rights, December 31, 2020)
  • Figure 82: VW customer deliveries by market (from 2012 passenger cars only)
  • Figure 83: Spreadsheet structure
  • Figure 84: Exchange rates - units of currency per euro
  • Figure 85: Value of export earnings in foreign currency

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