IHS News Releases - Automotive


  • 10/31/18 9:48 pm EDT

    Manufacturing sector grows at fastest rate since June

    Key findings:

    • Headline PMI ticks up to four-month high of 52.9
    • Foreign demand improves for first time in five months
    • Output price inflation jumps to decade-high

    Data collected October 12-24

    October survey data indicated that Japan’s goodsproducing sector began the final quarter of 2018 in growth territory, with the key measures of macroeconomic health (output, new orders and employment) all showing stronger rates of increase. New export sales also returned to growth following a recent soft patch in international demand. Prices data pointed to a sharper rate of input cost inflation, prompting firms to raise output prices to the greatest extent for ten years. Input delivery timesmore...
  • 10/30/18 8:31 am EDT

    The Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch shows hourly earnings rose 0.08 to 2.41 percent year-over-year, while job growth decreased 0.77 percent from a year ago

    Rochester, N.Y. (October 30, 2018) –  The Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch data for October again reflects the tight labor market with a dip in job growth and uptick in wages. Down 0.06 percent from last month at 99.12, the Small Business Jobs Index has slowed 1.28 percent over the past two years, consistent with a declining rate of unemployment in the same timeframe. The rate of hourly earnings growth in October stands at 2.41 percent ($0.63),more...
  • 10/29/18 10:00 am EDT
    Construction costs increased once again in October, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The current headline IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index registered 59.8 this month, 2.4 points lower than last month’s reading, indicating prices rose at a weaker pace compared to September. Despite the slower pace, survey results show that prices have been rising consistently for the last two years. Materials and equipment prices rosemore...
  • 10/25/18 5:17 am EDT

    Kay Swinburne MEP is first to join the innovative development program

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced the launch of a board mentorship program designed to build the ranks of female candidates for boards of directors. Kay Swinburne MEP is the first to participate in the IHS Markit board mentorship program, which began earlier this month. A former investment banker and fund manager, Swinburne in 2009 wasmore...
  • 10/24/18 5:00 am EDT

    Leading French venture capital firm selects iLEVEL to support its growing portfolio

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that Aster, an independent venture capital firm with €520 million raised, has selected the iLEVEL platform to collect, monitor, and report on portfolio data. Click here to read this announcement in French A specialist in digital transformation and new industrial models, Aster has funded 60 companies since 2000.more...
  • 10/22/18 8:00 am EDT

    Midstream chokepoints starve new stream crackers of cheap ethane feedstocks even as U.S. shale gas and tight oil plays rapidly increase available ethane supplies, impacting – at least for a while – the U.S. petrochemical feedstock advantage

    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A surge in production of associated and non-associated natural gas from U.S. shale gas and tight oil plays, combined with a wave of new petrochemical steam-crackers coming online, has created a major pinch-point for producers and purchasers of those ethane gas molecules due to a lack of adequate NGL fractionation capacity to separate/fractionate the mixed natural gas liquids (Y-grade) stream into purity products namely ethanemore...
  • 10/21/18 7:01 pm EDT

    Flash PMI will provide the first indication of Australian business conditions each month 

    IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, and Commonwealth Bank, Australia’s largest bank, today announced the launch of the first Flash PMI® for Australia. The index will be published monthly, approximately one week before final PMI data are released worldwide, making the Flash PMI the earliest available indicator of private sector business conditions in Australia.IHS Markit and Commonwealth Bank have been publishing Purchasing Managers’more...
  • 10/19/18 11:56 am EDT

    GlobalCapital again recognizes IHS Markit for global leadership in derivatives pricing, valuation and indices

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that it was named Risk Management, Pricing & Valuations Provider of the Year and Index Administration & Benchmark Services Provider of the Year at the 2018 GlobalCapital Global Derivatives Awards. “In its work in index administration, IHS Markit is taking a lead in preparing the industry for some of themore...
  • 10/19/18 4:56 am EDT

    Conflict Monitor report reveals growing capability of Iran-backed Sunni Arab tribal resistance movement seeking to expel US troops.

    LONDON – The number of improvised explosive device (IED) attacks against US and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) rose by 550 percent after the formation of a Sunni tribal resistance movement in June, according to a new report from Conflict Monitor by business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO). Conflict Monitor compared the number of IED attacks conducted against US-backed forces in Syria’s Raqqa and Hasaka provinces in the three months before and after the June 2 formation ofmore...
  • 10/18/18 9:00 am EDT
    SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Automotive and commercial vehicle experts from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) will share an overview of key industry trends impacting the global automotive aftermarket, commercial vehicle market and the expected role new technology will play in impacting the aftermarket during the annual Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), October 30 - November 1, 2018 in Las Vegas. Leaders from the aftermarket,more...