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We monitor key developments as they happen, spanning company news, regulatory changes, trade deals, and government policies, explaining their impact on our forecasts.

Quarterly Reports

Regular market overviews for more than 100 countries, including business environment and competitive landscape, latest sales, production and fleet size figures, and 10-year forecasts.

Special Reports

Explore trends and growth areas with special reports on topics including sustainability, supply chain shifts, electric vehicles, batteries, and connectivity trends.

Competitor Intelligence

Understand the competitive landscape with company profiles, strategies, key financial data, market share, and recent developments for top global and domestic autos companies.

Risk/Reward Indices

Quantify opportunities and risks using the Autos Sales and Production Risk/Reward Indices, which help you compare investment attractiveness and sales potential in individual markets.

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Our team of analysts are always on hand to explain our forecasts, present on the outlook in a region or country, or help clients understand the trends transforming the autos industry.

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Autos Key Themes 2022

Many of our Autos key themes for 2022 relate to the industry's response to events of 2021, including supply chain disruptions, rising costs, and increasing decarbonization goals.

Autos Risk/Reward Indices

Discover our proprietary models, which allow you to instantly compare the attractiveness of different countries for autos production or sales potential.

Latest Autos Industry Indicators

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, our global Autos dataset provides 24,000+ lines of data for key indicators across autos production and sales, electric vehicles, fleet size, and more.


Connect with our thinking

We integrate political, macroeconomic, and cross-industry expertise into our autos industry analysis, allowing our customers to benefit from understanding how each factor impacts on the other in their chosen markets.

Anna-Marie Baisden

Head of Autos and Infrastructure Research

Anna-Marie Baisden has headed Fitch Solutions’ Automotive research team since 2005, extensively covering the global autos market. Since late 2021 she has also taken over management of the Infrastructure team, underlining the ‘Connected Thinking’ approach to key areas of research such as the electrification of vehicles and the associated infrastructure. She is responsible for the production and coordination of content and analyst development across the three teams. Anna-Marie has contributed op-ed pieces for leading industry publications such as Automotive World, and is regularly called on for her expertise on major news programs such as the BBC World Business Report and CNBC.

Latest Insights


Long Reads

Global Industries Outlook 2022 - Mid-Year Update

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has permeated across many of our global themes. The high inflation environment and subsequent cost of living crisis and rising interest rate environment in many markets has had knock-on-effects for other trends we expected to see play out. In general, while we have seen a waning economic impact from Covid-19, the Russia-Ukraine crisis has prevented full economic normalisation globally, impacting growth across several industries.

Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Global Ramifications For Industries

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has caused major disruption for industries on a global scale, through both direct and indirect means. We expect this disruption to last throughout 2022 regardless of the outcome of the conflict, owing to the scale of physical damage and the displacement of people.

Middle East & Africa Automotives Insight (July 2021)

Access to financing is becoming more challenging, reflecting the migration of demand growth from developed market to emerging market buyers, rising demand-side uncertainties, evolving pricing and contracting structures and the ongoing greening of capital.

Asia Pacific Automotives Insight (July 2021)

The strong demand for electric vehicles (EVs) in markets such as China, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand will result in the Asia region's vehicle sales recovery to lead all other regions over 2021.

Emerging Europe Automotives Insight (July 2021)

As the pace and shape of the green transition is fast becoming one of the key themes for the global economy in 2021 and beyond, we aim to quantify its impact on demand for copper, a fundamental material for electrification.

Americas Automotives Insight (July 2021)

The Latin American region will experience growth in vehicle sales in 2021 as economic activity recovers prompting businesses and households to carry out high-value purchases such as vehicles.

Emerging Europe Automotives Insight 2021

Ford's electrification strategy reflects the strength of EV policies in Europe, policies which are also bolstering battery factory construction plans in Norway. March 2021 Edition.

Electrification Of European Autos Sector To Create Opportunities Across CEE Supply Chain

March 2021: Our Autos team expect combined EV sales in the EU to grow at an average annualised rate of 17.5% across 2021-2030, reaching over 5.0mn units sold in 2030.

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