IHS News Releases - Automotive


  • 5/2/19 9:00 am EDT

    New RootMetrics report reveals Verizon maintains its stronghold on the mobile performance awards, while AT&T’s improvements intensify the race

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Verizon continues its reign as the top mobile network in Los Angeles; however, consistent data speed improvements from AT&T are heating up the mobile performance competition in the metro area. A new report from RootMetrics by IHS Markit, the standard for mobile performance benchmarking, reveals AT&T significantly increases its median download speed for the second straight report in Los Angeles, growing from 19.5 Mbps in themore...
  • 5/1/19 10:45 am EDT

    Solid rise in new orders drives further improvement in operating conditions

    Key findings:

    • New business growth picks up to three-month high...
    • ...leading to slightly stronger increase in output
    • Employment expands at softest rate since June 2017
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. manufacturing firms registered a moderate improvement in operating conditions in April. Expansions in output and new orders picked up from March's recent lows, with new business growth the fastest for three months. Despite a further rise in backlogs of work, the rate of job creation was the slowest since June 2017 and only moderate overall, in part reflecting skill shortages. Expectations towards the coming year weremore...
  • 5/1/19 10:15 am EDT

    Manufacturing conditions deteriorate for the first time since February 2016

    Key findings:

    • Headline PMI dips below the 50.0 no-change mark in April
    • Production drops to greatest extent since December 2015
    • Export sales continue to fall
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April data revealed a downturn in business conditions across the Canadian manufacturing sector for the first time in more than three years. The weaker performance mainly reflected modest reductions in output, new orders and employment during the latest survey period. Manufacturers responded to softer customer demand by cutting back their input buying and streamlining their inventories in April. On a more positive note, inputmore...
  • 5/1/19 10:00 am EDT
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The cost of building and operating oil sands projects has fallen dramatically in recent years and total oil production is expected to rise by another 1 million barrels per day (mbd) by 2030. But external factors—such as price uncertainty caused by pipeline constraints—are contributing to a more moderate pace of production growth than in years past, a new report by business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFOmore...
  • 5/1/19 9:15 am EDT

    UK manufacturing upturn slows as new export business falls and pace of stockpiling eases

    Key FindingsUK Manufacturing PMI at 53.1 in April (2-month low)New export business declinesStock-building continues at solid, yet slower, paceTo read the release in its entirety, please click here.more...
  • 5/1/19 9:00 am EDT

    The carrier wins a share of all RootScore Awards in the Nation’s Capital for the third report in a row, while AT&T and T-Mobile dominate data speed measurements

    BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new report from RootMetrics by IHS Markit, the standard for mobile performance benchmarking, reveals Verizon continues to lead network performance in Washington, D.C., but AT&T recorded notable improvements in both network speed and data reliability. In the latest 1st Half 2019 Washington, D.C. Metro RootScore Report, Verizon earns awards in every tested category - taking outright wins in overallmore...
  • 4/30/19 11:00 am EDT
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Brian Mulroney, former prime minister of Canada, will address the 3rd Annual JOC Canada Trade Conference, June 3-5 in Toronto where he will share his perspective on a wide range of issues, from the outlook for the Canadian economy to how Ottawa’s trade policy can become more dynamic amid rising global protectionism. The only conference focused on Canadian container shipping, JOC Canada comes amid increasingmore...
  • 4/30/19 9:00 am EDT

    T-Mobile and Verizon share the Overall Performance RootScore Award but T-Mobile wins outright for network speed and data performance

    BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new report from RootMetrics by IHS Markit, the standard for mobile performance benchmarking, reveals T-Mobile and Verizon deliver the top overall performances in Miami. T-Mobile, however, continues to lead Miami in the increasingly important data performance category. In the latest 1st Half 2019 Miami Metro RootScore Report, T-Mobile takes outright awards in network speed and data performance and shares the wins formore...
  • 4/30/19 8:30 am EDT

    The Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch shows small business job growth was essentially unchanged in April; Hourly earnings growth for workers continues to moderate slightly

    The Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch for April shows job and wage growth kept pace with recent months. In the first four months of 2019 job growth has remained relatively consistent, slowing just 0.03 percent per month to 98.77 in April. Annualized hourly earnings growth in the last quarter was 2.78 percent, higher than April’s rate of 2.50 percent ($0.66). “While weak, the rate of small business hiring has been consistent, with the national index slightly below 99 formore...
  • 4/30/19 12:01 am EDT

    Chinese panel suppliers increased market share nearly 10 times in the first quarter of 2019 from a year ago

    LONDON (April 30, 2019) – With Chinese panel makers accelerating the mass production of large thin-film transistor (TFT) liquid crystal display (LCD) TV panels faster than expected, they accounted for 33.9 percent of the 60-inch and larger LCD TV panel shipments in the first quarter of 2019. Their market share has expanded nearly 10 times from 3.6 percent in just over a year, according to business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO).South Korean panel makers still accounted for themore...