IHS News Releases - Automotive


  • IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index May 2019
    5/22/19 10:00 am EDT
    U.S. construction costs increased for the 31st consecutive month in May on increases in both labor and materials prices, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The current headline IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index registered 63.8 this month, a slight uptick from April’s reading of 58.2. The materials and equipment index rose to 65.4 in May while the subcontractor labor index also increased, hitting 60.1. Both current andmore...
  • 5/22/19 8:00 am EDT

    Informa Agribusiness Intelligence to be transferred in full to IHS Markit and the majority of the IHS Markit TMT business to be transferred to Informa

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, and Informa (LSE: INF.L), the international exhibitions, events, information services and scholarly research group, today announced the exchange of the majority of the IHS Markit Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) intelligence business for Informa’s Agribusiness Intelligence group. “This agreement is very positive for both IHSmore...
  • 5/22/19 5:00 am EDT

    Half of investment managers surveyed currently use alternative data, with another quarter planning to do so in the next 12 months

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--71% of asset managers believe that using alternative data gives them an investing edge over competitors, according to a new study by Greenwich Associates commissioned by business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO). 74% of firms surveyed agreed that alternative data is starting to have a big impact on institutional investing, demonstrating its valuable explanatory power to both quantitative and fundamentalmore...
  • 5/20/19 3:18 pm EDT

    Winberg to discuss economic opportunities in petrochemicals driven by shale revolution and natural gas development

    HOUSTON (May 20, 2019) – Office of Fossil Energy Assistant Secretary Steven Winberg will deliver a keynote presentation on U.S. fossil energy innovation and opportunities at the Global Plastic Summit, Wednesday, June 5, 2019, in Houston.  His appearance at the event will mark the first time a senior Department of Energy (DOE) official will participate at the GPS, which is hosted by global business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), and the Plastics Industry Association (more...
  • COTC Could Double Margins for Producers
    5/16/19 6:00 pm EDT

    ‘Transformative’ technology offers path to greater refining profitability by more directly converting crude to higher value chemicals; Saudi Aramco/SABIC scale could disrupt global chemical markets

    HOUSTON (May 16, 2019) —A revolutionary new chemical process technology, called crude oil-to-chemicals (COTC), could more than double the profitability derived from a barrel of crude oil, according to a new, independent economic assessment from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), the leading global source of critical information and insight.Currently, global, integrated refining/petrochemical companies typically earn about $8.50 per barrel of refined crude oil*, but by leveraging the new COTC processmore...
  • 5/16/19 10:21 am EDT
    SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than 11.2 million light vehicles equipped with some form of Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) system will be produced globally in 2024, representing 12 percent of the light vehicle fleet, based on new research and forecasts from business information provider IHS Markit (NASDAQ: INFO). It is expected that production of light vehicles equipped with V2X systems will be just under 15,000 units in 2019 and will grow at amore...
  • 5/15/19 7:45 am EDT

    Finnish asset manager using the investment management platform to support front office operations across multiple asset classes

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, announced today that Evli, the Finnish investment and asset management specialist, has gone live on thinkFolio, the order management and portfolio modeling system. The multi-asset class support provided by thinkFolio was the driving factor in Evli’s decision to implement the solution from IHS Markit. The asset manager ismore...
  • 5/15/19 3:30 am EDT

    Eco-nihilist group with Latin American roots presents a more indiscriminate threat than currently posed by existing eco-extremists

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Analysis from Jane’s Terrorism and Insurgency Centre (JTIC), a product by business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), highlights the call by Individualidades Tendiendo a lo Salvaje (Individuals Tending Towards Savagery; ITS) for further action outside of its traditional South American base. According to JTIC, ITS, whose key ideology focusses around misanthropy, nihilism and a dislike of humankind, presentsmore...
  • 5/14/19 9:00 am EDT

    Report reveals all four carriers exhibit impressive download speeds in the city, with Verizon pulling ahead of the pack

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--While Verizon dominated the mobile performance awards in Atlanta for the second straight testing period, the real story might be the data speed improvements seen across the metro area. Network upgrades put in place by the carriers in advance of the recent Super Bowl seem to have had a continued positive impact on performance. According to a new report from RootMetrics by IHS Markit, the standard for mobile performance benchmarking,more...
  • 5/8/19 9:00 am EDT

    Consensus Economics says IHS Markit forecasters most accurate in predicting 2018 growth, inflation

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Macroeconomic forecasters at IHS Markit who predict outcomes for Colombia and Malaysia provided the most accurate forecasts of gross domestic product and consumer price inflation for 2018, according to an annual survey of leading forecasters conducted by Consensus Economics. IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, announced the awards today. Latin Americamore...