IHS News Releases - Automotive


  • 4/2/19 9:15 pm EDT

    Business activity continues to expand in March

    Key points:Latest data rounds off relatively solid quarter for servicesIncreased demand encourages further job creation......but business confidence dips to 18-month lowTo read the release in its entirety, please click here.more...
  • March 2019 Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch
    4/2/19 8:30 am EDT

    The Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch shows small business job growth slowed in March, while hourly earnings growth for workers remained stable

    The Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch showed its first job growth decrease of 2019 in March. After remaining relatively flat in January and February, the Small Business Jobs Index declined 0.15 percent to 98.78. However, despite a 0.88 percent slowdown year-over-year, the first calendar quarter of 2019 represents the strongest quarter in the past year. Hourly earnings growth moderated slightly to 2.52 percent ($0.66) in March, while annualized one-month and three-monthmore...
  • 4/1/19 11:30 am EDT

    PMI dips to lowest since June 2017 and price pressures moderate

    Key findings:

    • Operating conditions improve at modest pace
    • Output and new order growth rates ease
    • Inflationary pressures soften further
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The latest PMI signalled a moderate improvement in operating conditions across the U.S. manufacturing sector in March, dropping to its lowest level since mid-2017 amid softer increases in output and new orders. Nonetheless, the rate of job creation remained solid despite broadly unchanged levels of outstanding business. Meanwhile, cost pressures eased further as the rate of input price inflation softened for the fifthmore...
  • 4/1/19 11:00 am EDT

    Slowest improvement in manufacturing conditions for two-and-a-half years

    Key findings:

    March data reveal weaker output and jobs growth

    New export orders fall at fastest rate since February 2015

    Input price inflation continues to moderate in March

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Christian Buhagiar, President and CEO at SCMA said: “The latest survey provides a clear signal that the recent global manufacturing slowdown has impacted on Canadian goods producers, with export sales falling to the greatest extent for just over four years in March. “Subdued demand conditions placed a brake on both production growth and staff hiring across the manufacturing sector, which led to themore...
  • 4/1/19 10:58 am EDT

    Global industry leaders to address global market outlook, U.S.- China trade war impacts, shifting demand, trade flow patterns and market risks

    HOUSTON (April 1, 2019)–John Houghtaling, CEO of American Ethane, and Brent Secrest, senior vice president commercial, at Enterprise Products Partners, will join other leaders in the global natural gas liquids (NGLs), olefins feedstocks, refining, and global liquid petroleum gas (LPG) shipping and trade sectors as speakers at the International LPG Seminar and Workshops 2019, Tuesday, April 2 – Friday, April 5, in Houston, Texas.The event is hosted by global business information provider IHSmore...
  • 4/1/19 9:30 am EDT

    UK Manufacturing PMI at 13-month high as pace of stockpiling hits fresh survey-record

    Key FindingsUK Manufacturing PMI at 55.1 in March (13-month high)Stocks of inputs and finished goods rise at record ratesTrends in output, new orders and employment strengthenTo read the release in its entirety, please click here.more...
  • 4/1/19 9:00 am EDT

    Greatest contraction of manufacturing sector for nearly six years in March

    Key findings:▪ Final Eurozone Manufacturing PMI at 47.5 in March (Flash: 49.6, February Final: 49.3)▪ Biggest monthly decline in new orders since late-2012▪ Confidence hits lowest level in over six yearsTo read the release in its entirety, please click here.more...
  • 4/1/19 8:00 am EDT

    Company earns 100 percent rating on scorecard-based 2019 Corporate Equality Index

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq:INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that it has been named a premier company for the support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) employees. The Human Rights Campaign made this determination based on its 17th annual scorecard on LGBTQ equality at more than 1,000 U.S. employers. The Human Rights Campaign’s scorecard provides amore...
  • 4/1/19 12:01 am EDT
    LONDON (April 1, 2019) – With better synchronization between smartwatches and smartphones, smartwatch display shipments increased by 42 percent, year on year, to reach 149 million units in 2018, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. Since the Samsung Galaxy Gear was released in 2013 and the Apple Watch debuted in 2014, smartwatch display shipments have increased sharply, growing more than 15 times over the past four years frommore...
  • 3/31/19 10:06 pm EDT

    Operating conditions improve for first time in four months

    Key Points PMI posts above the neutral 50.0 mark at 50.8Production and total new work both increase at quicker ratesEmployment expands for first time in over five yearsTo read the release in its entirety, please click here.more...