Connected Car Forecasts

Connected Car Forecasts

A source you can trust:

  • Our Component Forecasts are based on the respected Light Vehicle Production and Powertrain Forecasts of IHS Automotive.
  • Updated monthly, the Component Forecasts are linked to the underlying Production and Powertrain Forecasts. This connection allows for greater timeliness of volume changes and consistency between datasets.
  • Our knowledgeable, experienced industry experts average 12 years of automotive experience and are located in all key automotive and technology hubs around the world.
  • Our research process includes peer-level interviews and discussions.
  • Our extensive network of contacts within OEMs and suppliers provides enhanced intelligence; we talk to the experts rather than sending them questionnaires.

Component Forecast Analytics help suppliers to:

  • Gain transparency into competitors’ books of business.
  • Assess supplier plant locations and capacities.
  • Source new opportunities through a six-year forecast calendar of new programs.
  • Understand customers’ purchasing strategies.
  • Measure a supplier’s market power in relation to its OEM partnerships.

Component Forecast Analytics help OEMs to:

  • Gain greater insight into competitor OEMs’ component sourcing strategies, particularly with regard to supply case consolidation, diversification, and business allocation approach.
  • Identify suppliers’ market power, their business outlook, and potential “leverage points” for OEMs’ purchasing departments.
  • Anticipate competitors’ usage and suppliers of future technologies.
  • Assess supplier plant locations and capacities.
  • Identify suppliers in low-cost locations.
  • Acquire full visibility on current and future OEM leverage vs.suppliers book of business.