IHS News Releases - Automotive


  • 12/26/18 10:00 am EST

    December marks slowest pace of engineering and construction cost increases this year

    Construction costs increase continued to slow in December, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The current headline IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index registered 53.0 this month, the lowest index figure for 2018. Although prices are still rising (the index remains above 50 for both materials and labor) increases have been less widespread in the last two months. Materials and equipment prices rose in December, however themore...
  • 12/19/18 8:08 am EST
    In the new "IoT Platforms Vendor Scorecard" report from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), Huawei claimed the top spot, while Cisco Systems, Microsoft, and PTC rounded out the top four ranking. Alibaba, Amazon Web Services, General Electric, IBM and SAP are also covered in the report.“Huawei was the leading IoT platform vendor, based on its market-leading number of devices under management, the high rate of device growth under management, its strategic commitment to the internet of things (IoT)more...
  • 12/18/18 3:00 am EST

    Spending rose nearly 5 percent in 2018 to reach $1.78 trillion, driven by budget increases in North America and Europe

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global defence expenditure grew 4.9 percent in 2018, the fastest growth rate since 2008, according to the annual Jane’s Defence Budget report, released today by business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO). Global defence spending grew for the fifth consecutive year to reach a total of $1.78 trillion in 2018, significantly exceeding the post-Cold War record of $1.69 trillion in 2010, according to themore...
  • 12/17/18 11:19 am EST

    "We are honored to have once again been chosen to review the companies and products on view at ShowStoppers at CES"

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, will again host and judge the Innovation Awards at ShowStoppers at the media reception at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year’s ShowStoppers at CES will take place on January 8, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm at the Lafite Ballroom in the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas. “We are honored to have oncemore...
  • 12/13/18 12:00 pm EST

    Trade tensions, political risks, unwinding fiscal stimulus are the biggest risks to the global economy

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global economic growth will edge down to 3.0 percent in 2019, from a rate of 3.2 percent in 2018, according to the annual Top 10 Economic Predictions released today by business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO). While global growth will continue to decelerate, the economy will also become increasingly vulnerable to shocks. “Policy mistakes remain the biggest threats to global growth in 2019 andmore...
  • 12/13/18 9:09 am EST

    World-renowned experts will be on site to address topics ranging from consumer devices to the Internet of Things (IoT) and autonomous cars

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For journalists who follow the latest news and trends in consumer electronics and automotive, IHS Markit analysts will be available for commentary ahead of and onsite at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada, from January 8 –11, 2019. IHS Markit experts will be following developments from the show and can provide remarks and snap analysis on the technology and automotive topics below. Interviewsmore...
  • 12/13/18 7:00 am EST

    32 automotive stock selection and strategy signals automatically deliver investing insight from proprietary sales, production and market share data

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, expanded its alternative data offering for asset managers with the launch of new stock selection and strategy signals covering the automotive sector. Covering more than 30 auto manufacturers worldwide and providing more than 10 years of historical data, the 32 new factors are designed to assist in the prediction of stockmore...
  • 12/12/18 8:00 am EST
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2018 on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, before the open of market. In conjunction with the earnings release, investors will have the opportunity to listen to IHS Markit senior management review its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2018 results via conference callmore...
  • 12/11/18 10:00 am EST

    This year the United States will import more oil from Canada than all the OPEC countries combined—and four-fifths of those imports will be heavy oil

    CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Imports of Canadian heavy crude are an increasingly important source of supply to the United States, the world’s largest refining market for such crudes, according to a new report by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. U.S. imports of Canadian heavy crudes will approach 2.8 million barrels per day (mbd) in 2018—more than double what they were in 2012—and couldmore...
  • 12/5/18 9:44 am EST

    In the holiday season lead-in, 4K TV shipments rose to 44 percent of TV shipments and over 70 percent of revenue

    LONDON (December 5, 2018) – Although overall TV shipments in the third quarter of 2018 were flat compared to the previous year, the average TV unit-shipment screen size increased more than any previous quarter in more than a year. While strong seasonality from promotions for the World Cup raised TV unit sales more than 7 percent in the first half of the year, Western Europe, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa all experienced double-digit TV shipment year-over-year declines in the thirdmore...