▽ MarkLines provides forecast reports of the automotive market and the industry every month.
    The report incorporates data from LMC Automotive Ltd., and is released throughout the year.

Forecast Reports by OEM

Honda's light vehicle production to hover around 5.1 million units in the medium term Production Forecast Aug. 1, 2017
Suzuki's light vehicle production to reach 3 million units in the medium term Production Forecast Jul. 27, 2017
VW Group's production to reach 11.6 million units in 2020 Production Forecast Jun. 20, 2017
PSA Group's sales in 69 countries will be 3.84 million units in 2020 Sales Forecast  Jun. 1, 2017
Hyundai Group's production in 2020 will be 8.8 million units Production Forecast May 23, 2017
Geely to experience steady growth and produce 1.87 million units in 2020 Production Forecast May 11, 2017
Ford's sales in 56 major countries in 2019 will be 6.52 million units Sales Forecast  Jan. 16, 2017
FAW Group is will change to rise in 2017, but difficult to secure a strong position Sales Forecast  Dec. 16, 2016
FCA Group's global sales to reach 4.97 million units in 2019 Sales Forecast  Dec. 16, 2016
Great Wall to experience steady growth and produce 1.07 million units in 2019 Production Forecast Nov. 15, 2016
Subaru's sales will be 969,000 units in 2019 Sales Forecast  Oct. 26, 2016
Tesla Motors' sales in 2019 to hit 210,000 units Sales Forecast  Oct. 24, 2016
Renault Group's global production to reach 4.04 million units in 2019  Production Forecast Oct. 14, 2016
Mazda's light vehicle production in 2019 will be 1.71 million units Production Forecast Oct. 7, 2016
Changan Group is mild growth and reach 1.58million units in 2019 Sales Forecast  Sep. 30, 2016
GAC's local brand production to reach 410,000 units in 2019 Production Forecast Sep. 8, 2016
Nissan’s light vehicle sales in 57 countries to reach 5.19 million units in 2019 Sales Forecast  Aug. 17, 2016
BMW’s global production expected to be 2.6 million units in 2019 Production Forecast Aug. 8, 2016
GM’s global production to reach 8.35 million units in 2019 Production Forecast Jul. 4, 2016
Honda's light vehicle sales to reach 4.88 million units in 2019 Sales Forecast  Jun. 2, 2016
Daimler's production to reach 2.75 million units in 2019  Production Forecast May. 23, 2016
Toyota Group's production in 2019 to reach 10.5 million units  Production Forecast Mar. 28, 2016
PSA's global production to reach 3.92 million units in 2019  Production Forecast Jan. 29, 2016
Ford production will be 6.77 million units in 2018  Production Forecast Oct. 16, 2015
Hyundai group production in 2018 will be 8.74 million units  Production Forecast Oct. 16, 2015
Volkswagen Group Diesel Emissions Crisis [Special report] Sep. 24, 2015
VW Group's production predicted to be 9.8 million units in 2015  Production Forecast Sep. 15, 2015
Suzuki’s sales will be 2.8 million units in 2018 Sales Forecast  Sep. 10, 2015
Subaru's production will be 910,000 units in 2018  Production Forecast Aug. 4, 2015
FCA Group's production in 17 major countries will be 5.4 million in 2018  Production Forecast  Jul. 27, 2015
Mazda's sales will be 1.41 million units in 2018 Sales Forecast Jul. 24, 2015
BMW group's global sales will reach 2.57 million in 2018 Sales Forecast May 27, 2015
Renault Group's sales in 51 major countries will be 3.3 million units in 2018 Sales Forecast Apr. 28, 2015
Toyota Group's sales in major 55 countries in 2018 will be 9.71 million  Sales Forecast  Mar. 13, 2015
Honda Group's light vehicle production in 2018 will be 5.32 million units  Production Forecast  Jan. 23, 2015
Daimler's light vehicle global sales will be 2.3 million in 2017  Sales Forecast  Jan. 6, 2015
Nissan's production will be 5.82 million units in 2017  Production Forecast  Dec. 8, 2014
GM's light vehicle sales to expand to 8.3 million in 2017  Sales Forecast  Nov. 12, 2014
Toyota Group Production will be 10.7 million units in 2017  Production Forecast Oct. 8, 2014
Suzuki's production will be 3.1 million units in 2017  Production Forecast  Sep. 7, 2014
Hyundai Group sales in 53 countries to be 7.47 million units in 2017  Sales Forecast  Sep. 5, 2014
VW's light vehicle sales to expand to 11.4 million units in 2017 Sales Forecast  Sep. 1, 2014
Ford's global sales to rise to 7 million units in 2017 Sales Forecast Jul. 4, 2014
Mazda's global production to rise to 1.78 million units in 2017  Production Forecast  June 11, 2014
Honda Group sales forecast in 52 major countries through 2017 Sales Forecast  May 27, 2014
PSA group global sales to 3.70 million units by 2017 Sales Forecast  May 22, 2014
Renault’s production will reach 3.71 million units in 2017  Production Forecast Apr. 25, 2014
SAIC light vehicle production to rise to 2.5 million units in 2017   Production Forecast  Apr. 25, 2014
Nissan group sales in 54 countries to be 5.39 million units in 2017 Sales Forecast  Mar. 5, 2014
Dongfeng production to rise to 1.18 million units in 2016  Production Forecast  Jan. 10, 2014
Tata/JLR: LMC forecasts growth as production expands beyond traditional markets  Production Forecast  Dec. 19, 2013
Daimler Group's production to reach 2.28 million units by 2016  Production Forecast  Nov. 26, 2013
Toyota group sales forecast in major 54 countries through 2016  Sales Forecast  Nov. 20, 2013
BMW Group production to reach 2.39 million units by 2016  Production Forecast  Nov. 1, 2013
Honda Group production forecasted to 5.32 million in 2016  Production Forecast  Sep. 25, 2013
Hyundai Group production forecasted to 8.35 million in 2016  Production Forecast  Aug. 23, 2013
Ford: Strong light-vehicle production through 2016  Production Forecast  Aug. 22, 2013
VW Group production forecast by country and by make  Production Forecast  Aug. 7, 2013
PSA Group production forecast by country and by make  Production Forecast  Jul. 8, 2013
FIAT lays out strategy to break-even in Europe by 2016  Production Forecast  Jun 10, 2013
GM predicts continued growth for 2013  Production Forecast  Apr 19, 2013
Nissan targets 2 million light vehicle sales in China by 2015  Production Forecast  Apr 16, 2013
Toyota: Sales expansion planned for North America and Asia Production Forecast Mar 21, 2013

Forecast Reports by Region/Country

German light vehicle sales to hover around 3.7 million through 2020  Sales Forecast  Aug. 18, 2017
Japanese light vehicle production hover around 8.8 million in the medium to long term Production Forecast  Jun. 23, 2017
Russian light vehicle production to increase to 1.74 million units in 2020 Production Forecast  May 12, 2017
US light vehicle sales to hover at 17.5-17.6 million-level through 2020  Sales Forecast  Apr. 17, 2017
Light vehicle sales in India will be 4.7 million units in 2020  Sales Forecast  Apr. 3, 2017
Chinese light vehicle market is mild growth and reaches 30million units in 2020 Production Forecast  Mar. 8, 2017
Thai production expected to reach 2.37 million units in 2020 Production Forecast  Jan. 30, 2017
LMCA Client Alert: Trump Trade Policy - Potential Vehicle Assembly Exposure and Risk in North America  Production Forecast  Jan. 27, 2017
Japan Light Vehicle sales will be 4.86 million units in 2019  Sales Forecast  Dec. 13, 2016
French light vehicle production to be 2.14 million units in 2019  Production Forecast  Jun. 10, 2016
Indonesian sales to grow to 1.16 million units in 2019  Sales Forecast  Mar. 18, 2016
Chinese light vehicle market to reach 30 million units in 2019  Sales Forecast  Mar. 11, 2016
West European light vehicle sales to reach to 16 million units in 2019  Sales Forecast  Feb. 12, 2016
Indian light vehicle production will reach 5 million units in 2018  Production Forecast  Jan. 4, 2016
Japanese light vehicle production will be 8.36 million units in 2018  Production Forecast  Dec. 18, 2015
Thai production expected to reach 2.16 million units in 2018  Production Forecast  Dec. 16, 2015
Mexican light vehicle production to grow to 4.8 million units in 2018  Production Forecast  Nov. 16, 2015
Brazilian light vehicle production to be 2.6 million in 2018  Production Forecast  Sep. 9, 2015
Japan Light Vehicle sales will be 4.36 million units in 2018  Sales Forecast  Jun. 3, 2015
Russian sales to drop to 1.6 million in 2015-16 and recover to 2.1 million in 2018  Sales Forecast May 11, 2015
Chinese production to expand to 30 million in 2018  Production Forecast  Mar. 27, 2015
German production to increase slightly to 6.0 million units in 2018  Production Forecast Mar. 25, 2015
U.S. light vehicle sales increase to 17.2 million units in 2018   Sales Forecast  Mar. 13, 2015
Indonesian production expected to rise to 1.58 million units in 2018  Production Forecast  Mar. 13, 2015
Light vehicle sales in West Europe to expand to 15.2 million in 2017   Sales Forecast   Dec. 24, 2014
Japanese production expected to decline to 8.2 million units in 2017  Production Forecast Dec. 9, 2014
Indian light vehicle sales will be 4.57 million units in 2017   Sales Forecast  Oct. 24, 2014
Thai production expected to reach 2.79 million units in 2017  Production Forecast  Oct. 3, 2014
Mexican sales to increase to 1.27 million units in 2017  Sales Forecast Sep. 2, 2014
US Light Vehicle Production will grow steadily over 2017  Production Forecast  Aug. 13, 2014
Brazilian light vehicle sales to expand to 4.0 million units in 2017  Sales Forecast  Jul. 25, 2014
Korean sales to hover around 1.6 million units in 2015-2017  Sales Forecast  May 15, 2014
Japanese sales to slightly decrease to 5.22 million units in CY 2014  Sales Forecast  May 2, 2014
Indonesian sales to increase to 1.54 million units in 2017   Sales Forecast  Apr. 16, 2014
French light vehicle production to recover to 1.89 million units by 2017  Production Forecast  Apr. 02, 2014
Chinese light vehicle market to expand to 31 million units in 2017  Sales Forecast Feb. 26, 2014
Malaysian production to increase to 695,000 units in 2017  Production Forecast Feb. 24, 2014
Russian production to rise to 2.96 million units in 2016  Production Forecast  Dec. 11, 2013
Indian production to reach 5.84 million in 2016  Production Forecast  Oct. 11, 2013
European economy stabilizes; LMC forecasts slow growth in Western Europe  Sales Forecast  Oct. 10, 2013
Thai production to surpass 3 million in 2016  Production Forecast  Sep 13, 2013
German light vehicle production decrease slightly by 2016  Production Forecast  Sep 6, 2013
Mexican production forecast by OEM Brand  Production Forecast  Aug 8, 2013
US Market: Continued growth spurs investment Sales Forecast  Jun 27, 2013
Brazil extends tax breaks to achieve 4 million record-high sales in 2013 Production Forecast  Jun. 19, 2013
Japanese OEMs aim for record high sales in FY2013 Production Forecast  Jun 10, 2013
Korea expects vehicle production of 4.7 M and sales of 1.4 M in 2013 Production Forecast  Apr 17, 2013
Chinese OEM sales outlook 2013 Production Forecast Mar 29, 2013
Indonesia: OEMs gear up operations for growing market Production Forecast Mar 21, 2013

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LMC Automotive is known and respected worldwide for the quality of its global automotive forecasting and market intelligence services and its highly responsive customer support. Founded in 1992, under the umbrella of the LMC Group, the global leader in economic and business consultancy for the agribusiness sector, LMC Automotive was acquired by J.D. Power and Associates in 2004 before returning to the LMC group again in 2011. The company has a very extensive client base of over five hundred car and truck makers, component manufacturers and suppliers, and financial and government institutions worldwide. Its automotive forecasting services cover global sales, production and powertrain. The company also undertakes a variety of customised consultancy projects.
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