IHS News Releases - Automotive


  • 8/1/19 7:33 am EDT

    UK Manufacturing PMI remains stuck at six-and-a-half year low in July

    Key findings:UK Manufacturing PMI at 48.0 in July (unchanged)Output, new orders and employment fall againBusinesses forecast output to be higher in one year's timeTo read the release in its entirety, click heremore...
  • 8/1/19 7:31 am EDT

    Manufacturing sector contracts at fastest rate since end of 2012

    Key findings:Final Eurozone Manufacturing PMI at 46.5 in July (Flash: 46.4, June Final: 47.6)Output and orders both down markedly as confidence hits lowest since December 2012Sharpest recorded reduction in employment for over six yearsTo read the release in its entirety, please click heremore...
  • 8/1/19 4:00 am EDT

    The merger of Raytheon and United Technologies Corporation catapulted the value of mergers and acquisition activity in the defence domains to a record USD130 billion high, although pressure from regulators may hamper future transformational activity

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the defence and security domains was valued at USD130 billion during the three months to 30 June 2019, according to Jane’s by IHS Markit (NYSE:INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. This compared with USD5.4 billion during the prior three months and an average of USD10 billion each quarter over the prior ten years. The merger of Raytheon and United Technologies Corporation (UTC) in amore...
  • 7/31/19 9:50 pm EDT

    Manufacturing conditions broadly stable in July

    Key Points:Production stabilises amid slight uptick in new workEmployment falls at quickest pace for five monthsFactory gate prices decline for the first time since JanuaryTo read the release in its entirety, please click here.more...
  • 7/31/19 9:32 pm EDT

    Manufacturing conditions remain under pressure in July

    Key findings: Firms reduce output for seventh successive monthWeak domestic and foreign demand persistsOutput prices cut as firms look to stimulate salesTo read the release in its entirety, please click here.more...
  • July 2019 Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch
    7/30/19 8:30 am EDT

    The Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch shows small business job growth fell 0.15 percent in July; Wages continue to trend up as hourly earnings growth, weekly earnings growth, and hours worked rise

    The Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch for July shows a slight decline in job growth and a fourth consecutive month of accelerated wage growth. The national jobs index stands at 98.18, down 0.15 percent from last month and 1.18 percent below its pace in July 2018. The deceleration in job growth follows a 0.45 percent decrease in June. Hourly earnings growth reached its strongest rate in more than a year at 2.70 percent in July, and weekly earnings growth improved to 2.57more...
  • 7/25/19 3:45 pm EDT

    Compound fertilizers, which are well suited to dry climates and can be tailored to individual terrains, are key to meeting world’s growing demand for food production

    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Driven by a rapidly expanding global population and a decline in the amount of arable land per-capita, the global market demand for compound fertilizers—already valued at approximately $50 billion—is expected to grow nearly 3 percent annually through the forecast period of 2018 to 2023, according to a new report by global business information provider IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO). Current global demand for compound fertilizers is more than 131 million metric tons (MMT)more...
  • IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index July 2019
    7/24/19 10:00 am EDT

    Forthcoming IMO marine sulfur emissions regulations drive ocean freight rates higher this month

    U.S. construction cost increases were widespread in July, according to IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The current headline IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index registered 63.2 in July, a bounce back from June’s reading of 55.7, recording the 33rd consecutive month of increases. Both the materials and equipment, and sub-contractor labor indexes indicated continued price increases, with readings of 62.4 and 65.1, respectively.Surveymore...
  • 7/22/19 3:00 am EDT

    Solution will support federal carbon pricing programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced it will deliver the Government of Canada’s Carbon Credit and Tracking Solution. The solution will reinforce Canada’s federal measures to mitigate emissions under the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, and provide tracking for the federal Output-Based Pricing System. “Canada is committed to reducing its carbon emissions across industriesmore...
  • 7/16/19 10:05 am EDT

    IHS Markit expects light-duty vehicles sales in China this year to decline by around 6 percent from 2018. Electric vehicle sales remain a bright spot but not enough to offset sales declines overall, new analysis says

    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--China’s light vehicle (LV) sales fell nearly 10 percent in June 2019 from prior year—the 12th consecutive month sales declined—casting new doubts on what has been the world’s biggest growth engine for auto sales, a recent analysis by business information provider IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) says. Total LV sales in China over the past 12 months (July 2018-June 2019) were 25,396,063, down more than 10 percent from the prior 12-month period. Sales in the United Statesmore...