Tag: Analysts reports

2017‑2021 trailer demand could set five-year record

26th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Following the news that West European economies have had their forecasts for economic growth downgraded for 2019/20, analysts have concluded that suggestions of a slowdown in demand for trailers in the region during 2019 are likely to be correct.

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Were communications issues behind premium tyremakers share price drop?

Were communications issues behind premium tyremakers share price drop?

31st October 2018 | 0 Comments

Michelin’s predictions that market demand has been tough and will continue to be sluggish till at least the end of the year (see “Michelin predicts significant slowdown in car and truck tyre demand“ for further details) sent shockwaves through the financial markets. Shares started off bad, falling 6 per cent in early Paris trading to a seven-year low, but continued downwards and were down more than 9 per cent by mid-afternoon to 89.54 euros. Ultimately, shares in tyre manufacturers dropped by as much as 10 per cent on the day (Friday 19th October 2018).

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Growth in every size segment from 17” up, but rapidly slowing

Growth in every size segment from 17” up, but rapidly slowing

14th June 2018 | 0 Comments

The UK’s high performance tyre sector – in this case defined by tyre diameters of 17” and above – has continued its growth trend, but at a very much slower rate than in 2017.

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Ultra high performance tyres – a premium market place?

Ultra high performance tyres – a premium market place?

22nd May 2017 | 0 Comments

The UK ultra-high performance sector (defined as 17-inch diameters and above) now represents some 38.8 per cent of the UK tyre market. That’s according to the latest market data produced by experts at GfK whose Point of Sales Tracking data compared sales in the period between May 2015 to April 2016 with May 2016 to April 2017. In order to better understand the high performance sector, Tyres & Accessories took a close look at the latest GfK information.

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Global ADAS market to surpass 302 million units a year in 2022

Global ADAS market to surpass 302 million units a year in 2022

10th April 2017 | 0 Comments

The global automotive advanced driver assist systems (ADAS) market will surpass 302 million units annually in 2022, according to new analysis from business information provider IHS Markit.

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Tyre cord and fabric market size to reach US$6.40 billion by 2024

7th April 2017 | 0 Comments

The tyre cord and fabric market will be worth over U$6 billion by 2024 on the back of robust growth in the automotive industry is the growth driver in the global tyre cord and tyre fabrics market size, according to a new report published by Global Market Insights. The US, India, Japan, China and South Korea are the prominent countries for the automotive sector and account more than 50 per cent of the global commercial and personal vehicle production in 2015. Growing middle class population along with rising consumer per capita disposable income in China and India will complement the automotive business growth by 2024.

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[Tyre] cost of ownership

3rd April 2017 | 0 Comments

As we transition into spring, many think of new-born lambs and flowering bulbs as symbols of the new life of the year ahead. However, for accountants and many others working in the finance side of things, the beginning of April marks the end of the tax year. Along with the end of the tax year come a reasonably regular slew of motorist spending analyses. Two such surveys caught Tyres & Accessories’ eye because they offer insights into what the tyre-related “cost of ownership” is in practical terms.

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VW reports first quarterly loss in 15 years

VW reports first quarterly loss in 15 years

28th October 2015 | 0 Comments

The Volkswagen Group has reported third quarter 2015 pre-tax losses of 2.522 billion euros as a result of the emissions scandal the firm is embroiled in. The losses are attributed to 10.2 billion euros of special charges in the first nine months of the year. In addition market observers are concerned about the firm’s continued corporate policy.

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European tyre e-tail worth 5.47 billion euros by 2021

European tyre e-tail worth 5.47 billion euros by 2021

21st September 2015 | 0 Comments

Automotive tyre manufacturers in Europe are focussing on electronic retailing (e-tail) to serve increasing customer preference for convenience and low prices, according to a new report published by Frost & Sullivan. Currently, tyre e-tail accounts for nearly eight per cent of the total tyre aftermarket in Europe. The report concludes that this figure will continue to rise as tyre manufacturers recognise the potential to access global markets through e-tail and invest in online sales and marketing tools to meet their growth objectives. Here Tyres & Accessories engages with the Frost & Sullivan data in order to better understand and begin to apply it to the current market context.

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East European trailer market stalls…again

5th May 2015 | 0 Comments

The East European trailer market has stalled once again, according to a new analysis produced by Clear International. The report suggests that the instability in Ukraine plus the plummeting oil price has had a “devastating impact” on the outlook for trailer demand in Russia. Nearly 24,000 trailers have been wiped from the demand forecast for the 2015 - 2019 period, with most of that falling in 2015/2016. That is in addition to the reductions made to the forecasts in 2014 following the annexation of Crimea. The latest forecast reductions affect Russia, Ukraine and Belarus.

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Report: Bangladesh tyre market to grow at 9% CAGR

9th April 2015 | 0 Comments

A new report suggests the Bangladesh tyre market will grow by 9 per cent compound annual growth rate between now and 2020 due to a rise in automobile sales, improvement in public infrastructure, and growth in purchasing power. According to the recently released TechSci Research report, “Bangladesh Tyre Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020’’, several global tyre giants have also expressed interest in making significant investments by setting up their manufacturing units in the country.

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