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US: JD Power and MarketShare ally to better cater for automakers

US: JD Power and MarketShare ally to better cater for automakers

Knowing that finding the exact equilibrium between marketing campaigns and incentive spending could be a tricky business for auto executives, JD Power and marketing analytics company MarketShare have teamed up to bring their support. According to Thomas King, JD Power’s vice president of the Power Information Network, traditionally has been […]

China: Japanese carmakers had a weak 2014

China: Japanese carmakers had a weak 2014

Honda Motor Co., the third biggest automaker in Japan, is the latest carmaker to miss its Chinese sales target last year, amid an economic slowdown in the world’s largest auto market. Besides the economy cooldown, Honda is the latest among Japan’s three largest auto companies to report lower than forecasted […]

Jaguar Land Rover mulls 10% market share in China

Jaguar Land Rover mulls 10% market share in China

Tata Motors’ British subsidiary Jaguar Land Rover just opened the automaker’s first Chinese production plant in the city of Changshu, just 110 kilometers (70 miles) northwest of Shanghai. During the inaugural event of the 130,000-unit-a-year assembly facility, executives of the luxury automaker also expressed their views of the world’s largest […]

US: Nissan ready to overtake Honda

US: Nissan ready to overtake Honda

For the last quarter of century, the US dominance of Japanese automakers revolved around just two names – Toyota and Honda. Today, Nissan is ready to close the gap and fight the latter for the second place. Honda, which hit a snag this year in the US and has modest […]

US: Ford and Honda to capture more market share

US: Ford and Honda to capture more market share

While most automakers should in the foreseeable short-term future hold on to their current market share, Ford and Honda are among the only ones to capture more of the critical US market, because of their intensive product cycle refresh. The revelations come from auto analyst John Murphy, from Bank of […]

Hyundai-Kia in trouble at home

Hyundai-Kia in trouble at home

The South Korean group, which traditionally dominates the home market has started to struggle to keep its market share as imported rivals gain pace. For the first time in the last six years, the group’s share fell below the 70% threshold, to a 68% hold in 2013 – a decrease […]

Japan: Nissan wants profit over market share

Japan: Nissan wants profit over market share

According to Corporate Vice President Joji Tagawa, the automaker would even accept falling short of its global market share target of 8% by 2017 if that means it would be able to increase profitability instead. After it revealed fourth quarter profits that grew but fell short of analyst expectations and […]

City car boosts Opel’s European market share

City car boosts Opel’s European market share

General Motors brands Opel and Vauxhall increased their market share in Europe in 2013, as sales of the new Adam city car helped counter a declining auto market. Opel has struggled to retain market share in recent years, suffering from management disruption and a scarcity of new products. It launched […]