Decode the Future of the Automotive Industry

Powered by decades of experience as a trusted, gold standard intelligence provider to leading OEMs, suppliers, service providers, consultancies, energy, materials and financial organisations, GlobalData helps the Automotive Industry make faster, more informed decisions.
Discover our Automotive Industry Solution

How We Help

Using the collective power of trusted data, expert knowledge and advanced technology, we provide the intelligence you need to decode the future in uncertain times.
Our solutions are designed to help you with key strategic activities.

  • Understand global demand
  • Keep on top of industry opinion
  • Learn from key auto influencers
  • Contextualise investment decisions
  • Sustain competitive advantage by leveraging key megatrends
  • Identify winning market opportunities
  • Determine the competitive innovation landscape
  • Understand the flaws and benefits of disruptive technologies
  • Manage risk and opportunity through future model visibility
Access our Upcoming and Past Webinars

OEM Solutions

Adapt in real time to fluctuating market conditions, and competitor activity, in the context of a changing mobility landscape with GlobalData’s intelligence centre

Supplier Solutions

Balance the shifting demand of OEMs while searching for the next-gen sourcing opportunities, and transformative industry trends.

Sector Solutions

Get a detailed understanding of the automotive sector – where the industry has been, where it is today and what is driving change tomorrow.

What We Do

We cover the entire spectrum of the global automotive market, from sector-specific forecasts, future vehicle and light vehicle sales data, all the way to macroeconomic data and manufacturer factory footprints across the globe.

With in-depth analysis, exclusive news, and highly detailed databases at your fingertips, we give you complete 360 degree insight into the Automotive industry.

Market Data & Insights

  • Factory Finder is an interactive map, showing the manufacturing footprint of over 130 automotive OEMs and 170 suppliers, providing you with Factory location data for 33,000 plants spanning every continent.
  • Light vehicle and commercial vehicle production forecasts cover ~99% of world volume
  • Model level sales for light vehicles and commercial vehicles at the brand and weight class cover ~99% of world volume
  • Component forecasts covering over 98% of global light vehicle production
  • Parc and aftermarket database covers ~90% of passenger vehicles in operation globally

Much more*


  • A single, integrated thematic research platform that provides an easy-to-use framework for tracking all themes across all companies in all sectors
  • A theme map monitors the disruptive impact of the top  38 themes in the sector, such as connected cars, de-dieselization, electric vehicles, the rise of the SUV and lightweighting
  • A tool to help senior executives protect their blindside, predict their industry’s future and benchmark their competitors against disruptive threats
Automotive Intelligence

Competitor Intelligence

  • Regularly updated profiles on over 9,200 companies with associated news, innovation, deal tracking, and financial data
  • Competitor profiles of leading Automotive companies across geographical regions
  • Thousands of expert, curated and regularly updated assessments on companies, covering Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats
  • Interactive mapping of over 33,000 plants from over 300 automotive OEMs and suppliers

Macroeconomic Indicators


  • World macroeconomic data, covering more than 900 economic, demographic, and employment indicators


  • Macroeconomic data for more than 2,000 cities, covering over 300 economic, demographic, and employment indicators

Real-time Intelligence


  • Over 7,000 news alerts every year for an up-to-date view of developments across the industry, from vehicle launches and partnerships, to technology trends and developments, and company and market performance
  • Real-time sentiment analysis of the Top-100 global “Influencers” in the Automotive industry.


  • Database of more than 20,000 M&A and financial transactions for a comprehensive view of investment opportunities, searchable by industry, geography and type
  • Real-time monitoring with hundreds of new deals identified and profiled each year
globaldata influencer news dashboard

Future Vehicle Database

  • Product database with over 4,900 past, current and future vehicles drawn from more than 250 automotive brands from across the globe

Our Solutions

Intelligence Center

Decode the future by discovering our Automotive Industry Solution. Request a free no-obligation run-through of our unique and powerful tools.

Request demo


We produce hundreds of quantitative and qualitative reports annually. Ranging from strategic reports, industry forecast reports, sector reports, panel reports, insight reports, trend trackers, and country profiles.

Visit report store


Our consulting services provide you with contextualized, real time market insights. Our consultants are highly experienced in helping clients identify new opportunities, minimize risk, gain competitive advantage and improve profitability.

Contact us
This site is registered on as a development site.