Automotive Market Review and Outlook 2013 - North America

By Plastics News

Released: April 1, 2013 6:00 am ET

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This report includes in-depth analysis of the automotive industry for the Americas, including the United States, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina.

It includes discussions of market trends, legislative/regulatory activity impacting production, market opportunities and threats as well as design strategies being implemented by major automakers. Detailed charts and graphs analyze North American automotive production during the period 2008-2012, production metrics for Brazil and Argentina during 2010-2012, location of production facilities in North America, and key executives for major automotive manufacturers in North America.

We review 10 leading processors serving the automotive end market, assessing their:

  • Financial performance
  • Manufacturing initiatives
  • Production outlook

Profiled processors include:

  • Delphi Automotive LLP
  • Denso Corp./Denso International America Inc.
  • Eaton Corp.
  • Faurecia SA
  • Federal-Mogul Corp.
  • Hella KGaA & Co.
  • IAC North America Inc.
  • Johnson Controls Inc.
  • Magna International Inc.
  • TI Automotive

In addition, our experts profile 11 leading OEMs with production in North America, examining their:

  • Sales and financial outlook
  • Technology and design initiatives
  • Markets served
  • Employment trends

Profiled OEMs include:

  • BMW of North America
  • Chrysler Group LLC
  • Ford Motor Co.
  • General Motors Co.
  • Honda North America Inc.
  • Hyundai Motor America
  • Kia Motors America Inc.
  • Mercedes-Benz USA
  • Nissan Americas
  • Toyota North America Inc.
  • Volkswagen Group of America

Our experts also offer perspectives from industry thought leaders regarding their views on industry trends, design and production, and global market prospects. These Q&A interviews include:

  • Jim Bos, VP of Purchasing for Interiors, Johnson Controls Inc.
  • Olivier Boinais, Industrial Design Manager, Faurecia North America
  • Maurice Sessel, VP of Engineering, IAC North America Inc.
  • Andreas Wlasak, VP of Industrial Design, Faurecia SA
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