IHS News Releases - Automotive


  • 9/4/18 9:00 am EDT

    New offering provides a view of what’s happening at the counter in near real time

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) today announced the launch of the Market Performance Analysis Tool, the newest part of the company’s WorldView aftermarket online solution. This addition will allow aftermarket companies to analyze unit and dollar volume by product line and compare actual transaction pricing against competition – over time and by geographic regions – utilizing the same WorldView onlinemore...
  • 9/4/18 8:00 am EDT
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, will release its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2018 on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 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 third quarter fiscal year 2018 results via conferencemore...
  • 9/3/18 8:15 am EDT

    Eurozone manufacturing sector growth softens in August   

    Key findings Final Eurozone Manufacturing PMI at 54.6 in August (Flash: 54.6, July Final: 55.1)Firmer output growth, but new orders rise at slowest rate for two yearsConcerns about tariffs and global trade weigh on confidenceData collected August 13-23Manufacturing operating conditions in the eurozone continued to strengthen during August, maintaining a run of expansion that now stretches to 62 months. However, posting 54.6, unchanged from the earlier flash-estimate, but down from July’smore...
  • 9/3/18 8:11 am EDT

    UK manufacturing upturn slows as new export orders contract for first time since April 2016

    Key findings:UK Manufacturing PMI at 25-month low of 52.8 in AugustJob creation slows to near-stagnation    Business optimism dips to 22-month lowData collected August 13-28Summary:August saw further signs of slowdown in the UK manufacturing sector. Rates of expansion in output and new orders eased following the first contraction in new export business for over two years. The subdued performance of the sector also transmitted itself to the labour market, with the pace ofmore...
  • 9/2/18 10:40 pm EDT

    PMI edges down to 14-month low in August

    Key Points

    • Output expands at faster pace...
    • ...but new order growth weakens and employment continues to decline
    • Confidence towards the 12-month business outlook remains lacklustre
    SummaryAugust survey data signalled a further improvement in Chinese manufacturing operating conditions. Output continued to expand, and at a quicker pace than in July. However, new orders rose at the slowest rate since May 2017, while export sales declined for the fifth month in a row. At the same time, employment remained on a downward trend which, in turn, contributed to an increase in outstanding workloads. Inflationary pressures meanwhile picked up, with firms noting steeper increases inmore...
  • 9/2/18 10:30 pm EDT

    Business conditions improve moderately in August

    Key points:

    • Production rises amid faster new order growth
    • Export orders fall for second time in three months
    • Geopolitical risks weigh on business sentiment

    Data collected August 13 - 23

    At the midway point in the third quarter, survey data signalled a twenty-fourth successive monthly improvement in the health of the Japanese manufacturing sector. In line with stronger inflows of new work, firms raised production and employment. However, business sentiment dipped amid uncertainty arising from global geopolitics. Meanwhile, cost pressures were sustained in August, leading firms to increase selling prices at the sharpest rate in almost ten years.The headline Nikkei Japanmore...
  • 8/31/18 10:04 am EDT
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced winners of the IHS Markit Innovation Awards. Presented at the ShowStoppers® IFA press event on Thursday, August 30, 2018, the awards showcased the most innovative technology products submitted by event exhibitors. “This was our second straight year hosting and judging the Innovation Awards at ShowStoppersmore...
  • 8/30/18 12:02 am EDT
    LONDON (August 30, 2018) – Demand for super large TV panels in 60 inches and larger is burgeoning and their annual shipments will nearly quadruple in 10 years after first topping 10 million units back in 2016, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.Annual shipments of 60-inch and larger TV panels, including liquid crystal display (LCD) and organic light-emitting diode (OLED), are forecast to exceed 20 million units in 2018 and tomore...
  • 8/29/18 12:05 am EDT

    Expanded production capacity, historical-low LCD TV panel prices and panel makers’ efforts to clear up inventories help 

    LONDON (August 29, 2018) – Large thin-film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT LCD) panel shipments hit a record monthly high in July 2018 in terms of unit and area shipment. Unit shipments increased by 10 percent in July compared to a year ago to reach 64.3 million units, while area shipments jumped 19 percent during the same period to 17 million square meters, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.“New facilities from Chinamore...
  • 8/28/18 6:00 am EDT

    Key chemical for production of plastics, paints, coatings and adhesives for automotive, medical, optical and dental applications continues to be in short supply as demand grows

    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The global market for methyl methacrylate (MMA) -- a chemical critical to the production of plastics, paints, coatings and adhesives for a host of consumer markets -- is increasing significantly, while supply continues to be constrained due to production shutdowns and operational issues at aging production facilities. This, according to new chemical research from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in criticalmore...