Automobile & Auto Parts Market Research

Aranca’s clients in the automobile sector include many of the leading global OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, consulting and PE firms who engage us for both recurring research needs i.e. market tracking, competition updates, innovation trends or bespoke projects to support strategic initiatives e.g. market studies in emerging economies, sourcing / supply chain intelligence or channel surveys.

Aranca’s research experience in the automobile sector spans the entire ecosystem and we have studied market & competition dynamics of this industry across all the major consuming and production markets globally. On a monthly basis, we execute more than 50 rapid or quick turnaround research requests and initiate work on one to three bespoke projects for our auto sector clients, helping them to address questions or understand issues around new market opportunities, globalization, R&D, manufacturing, vehicle technologies, sales forecasts, market trends, supply chain or mergers & acquisitions

Automobiles Sector Research

Aranca: Our Research Experience Spans the Entire Automobile Ecosystem

  • Iron
  • Steel
  • Aluminum
  • Copper
Non Metal
  • Plastics
  • Rubber
  • Composites
  • Ceramics
OEM Assembly
  • Power Train Systems
  • Electricals & Electronics
  • Braking & Underbody
  • Visibility & Safety Systems
  • Refurbished
  • Remanufactured
  • Original Equipment Supplies
  • Repair and Maintenance
Passenger Cars
  • Sedans/Hatchbacks
  • MUV’s & SUV’s
  • Luxury & Performance
  • Electric / Hybrid
Commercial & Off Road
  • Trucks & Busses
  • Earth Movers
  • Material Handling Equipment
  • Military Vehicles
OEM Service
  • Dealerships
  • Authorized Service Centers
  • OEM Service Centers
  • Multi Brand Service Centers
Independent Garages
  • Garage Chains
  • Unorganized Market
  • Multi Brand Garages
  • Independent Garages
  • OEM Dealerships
  • Multi Brand Dealerships
  • Dealership Networks
  • Trucking & Transportation
  • Sourcing & Procurement
  • Channel management
  • Organized & Unorganized
  • Multi Brand used car dealers

Aranca’s research experience in the automotive industry spans across 30 countries and includes a mix of market attractiveness assessments, competitive intelligence and supply chain analysis. Recent examples of assignments that we have executed include:

  • Market potential assessment for remanufactured auto components in China, US and Europe
  • Identification of investment opportunities in GCC’s auto parts sector
  • Market opportunity assessment for after-market parts in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand (passenger and commercial vehicles)
  • Market study on retreaded tires in Latin American countries
  • Market study and competition dynamics of the tires market in Thailand and India
  • Market study on automotive batteries in BRIC and CIVETS
  • Global satisfaction assessment study covering auto dealerships and component suppliers
  • Global study on market potential for forged aluminum wheels in commercial vehicles
  • Global market study on used car sales covering competition dynamics and sales channels across 18 countries
  • Market study on car rentals business in India and China
  • Market report on hybrid / electric vehicles - growth outlook and product development roadmap
  • Study on market potential for high end trucks in Middle Eastern countries
  • Market study & value chain analysis - auto salvage in Middle East, Eastern Europe and NAFTA
  • Research study on how auto companies globally are leveraging the internet and social media
  • Study to streamline the dealership network of a large vehicle manufacturer in Europe
  • On-going market and competitor intelligence (covering 10 companies) for a leading European manufacturer of cars & light commercial vehicles
  • Benchmarking study on volume of plastics and aluminum used in different car segments for selected brands / models
  • Developing a business case for GPS tracking system and driver assistance modules across Scandinavian countries
Market Study on automotive spare parts in GCC region

Large family group in GCC was evaluating auto spare parts as a potential diversification opportunity and commissioned Aranca to conduct a market study & recommend specific project ideas

Market Study on remanufactured automotive components in China

A global Tier 1 automotive supplier was evaluating the market for re-manufactured auto components and commissioned Aranca to do a detailed study in China among other regions

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Automobiles Research Clients
"We understood the deviations in our procurement contracts from your benchmarking efforts. We look forward to partnering with Aranca in the next review cycle"
- Head of Procurement and Supply Chain,
MENA-based Auto market leader