IHS News Releases - Automotive


  • 10/1/18 2:32 pm EDT

    Weakest improvement in manufacturing business conditions in 2018 so far


    Headline PMI dips to nine-month low
    Slower rates of output and new order growth
    Input cost inflation moderates

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--September data pointed to slower overall growth across the Canadian manufacturing sector, largely reflecting weaker rises in production volumes and incoming new work. A robust rate of job creation was maintained in September as manufacturers sought to boost operating capacity and reduce their backlogs of work. Meanwhile, longer delivery times from suppliers continued to influence purchasing strategies, as highlighted by anothermore...
  • 10/1/18 2:30 pm EDT

    Output and new order growth gains momentum in September

    PMI rises to four-month high
    Steeper increases in production and new business
    Backlogs expand at joint-fastest rate for three years

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--September data indicated a strong improvement in operating conditions across the U.S. manufacturing sector. The overall performance was driven by sharper rises in output and new orders, though new business from abroad continued to expand at only a marginal pace. A faster increase in new orders contributed to greater capacity pressures, with backlogs accumulating at the joint-fastest rate since September 2015.more...
  • 9/30/18 11:14 pm EDT

    Operating conditions stagnate in September

    SummaryChinese manufacturers signalled stagnant operating conditions at the end of the third quarter, following improvements in the prior 15 months. Production growth eased to a marginal pace, while total new work was broadly unchanged from the previous month. New export business fell at the quickest rate since early 2016. At the same time, companies continued to reduce their headcounts, while subdued demand conditions led to more cautious approaches to inventories and buying activity.Lookingmore...
  • 9/30/18 11:08 pm EDT

    Manufacturing sector continues to expand at robust pace

    Key points:Output growth sustained amid solid demand pressuresInput delivery times continue to lengthen sharplyBusiness confidence drops furtherData collected September 12 - 21Japan’s manufacturing economy continued along an expansionary path in September, with output, demand and employment all rising. That said, production growth dipped to a 14-month low, and although total new business growth accelerated, manufacturers faced a further month of declining export sales. The slower rise inmore...
  • 9/27/18 10:36 am EDT

    Fully hosted service supports ISDA Standard Initial Margin Model (SIMM) and integrated collateral management ecosystem

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced the launch of its Initial Margin Calculation Service with broad coverage for non-cleared derivatives across interest rates, equities, FX, credit and commodities. A complex, five-phase international framework for posting initial margin began in 2016, and ISDA estimates more than 9,000 trading relationships and 1more...
  • 9/26/18 11:43 am EDT

    While most of the components have been upgraded, the physical smartphone design remains relatively unchanged from the previous iPhone X version

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The teardowns and cost benchmarking team at IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) has completed its preliminary physical review of the new Apple iPhone Xs Max. The model A1921 version of the smartphone sold in North America comes with 64 gigabytes (GB) of NAND memory and carries a bill of materials (BOM) of $390, which is just $20 higher than the BOM for last year’s smaller iPhone X. With a starting price of $1,099, this year’smore...
  • 9/26/18 10:00 am EDT

    IHS Markit PEG ECCI six-month expectations index reached record high in September

    Construction costs increased for the 23rd straight month in September, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The current headline IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index registered 62.1, 3.2 points higher than August, indicating prices rose at a faster pace in September compared to August. Both materials/equipment and labor sub-indexes showed price increases. Price increases for materials and equipment were stronger in nine ofmore...
  • 9/26/18 10:00 am EDT
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, was rated the number one vendor for Alternative Data and for Regulatory Reporting in Asia Risk magazine’s 12th Annual Technology Rankings. IHS Markit offers more than 2,500 datasets and information products and employs nearly 14,000 people, most of whom are involved with creating data or analysis, managing data ormore...
  • 9/25/18 6:00 am EDT
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today reported results for the third quarter ended August 31, 2018. Revenue of $1.001 billion, including total revenue growth of 11 percent, total organic revenue growth of 6 percent, and normalized total organic revenue growth of 7 percent Net income of $104 million and diluted earnings per share (more...
  • 9/24/18 5:04 pm EDT
    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (September 24, 2018) – The global market for new commercial vehicles has shaken off its first-quarter weakness and is now expected to rebound to a new unit-sales peak by the end of the year, according to the latest forecast for medium and heavy commercial vehicles from business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO). The forecast covers worldwide sales and registrations of trucks over six tons gross vehicle weight, roughly equivalent to U.S. Classes 4-8 combined.more...