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Industry Trend Analysis - BMW Invests For Export Growth - SEPT 2014

Americas July 2014 / Mexico / Industry

BMW's decision to invest in a greenfield site in Mexico, rather than expanding existing facilities in the Americas, is commensurate with our bullish outlook for the Mexican autos industry.


Industry Trend Analysis - Porsche Sales Targets On Track - SEPT 2014

Asia July 2014 / Global / Industry

BMI View: Porsche will continue to register strong sales growth over the course of 2014, as it releases new or updated models and invests in its dealership networks in high growth markets.


Global Industry Overview - Global Autos Update: Indian Turnaround A Bright Spot For BRICs - SEPT 2014

Emerging Europe July 2014 / Global / Industry

While the continued European recovery was still a key driver of passenger car sales in May, further good news came from India, where BMI expects a return to positive growth in the current financial year ending March 2015. This provides some light relief for the BRIC states, as the outlook for Brazil and Russia worsens.


Industry Trend Analysis - Solar Becomes A Bright Spot In Autos Manufacturing - SEPT 2014

Middle East & Africa July 2014 / Global / Industry

BMI View: The use of renewable energy sources by carmakers will grow as sustainability and the issue of rising energy prices becomes increasingly important to their business. Solar will be one of the most favoured sources, as it can extend beyond just powering manufacturing facilities.


Industry Trend Analysis - Vauxhall Invests To Target Regional Market - SEPT 2014

Western Europe July 2014 / United Kingdom / Industry

BMI View: We are increasingly bullish on the UK's autos sector, as export-orientated production surges. We expect to see ongoing investment in the country as firms seek to capitalise on growth in the European market.