Global Automotive M&A Deals Insights Year-end 2016

January 24, 2017

Global automotive M&A deal value for 2016 was down 34% from a very strong 2015. However, with 583 deals transacted, volumes were only down 1.4% indicating there is still appetite for deal activity in the sector.

Automotive M&A Deals Insights - First half of 2016

July 28, 2016

Auto M&A deal value for the first half of 2016 was down 37%, off the pace experienced in 2015. However, with 257 deals, volume was only down 7%.

Reimagining automotive operations: Insights from PwC's 2015 Global Operations Survey

February 26, 2016

While auto companies are confident they can achieve cost and margin targets, demand pattern shifts and segment customization could provide challenges.

Driving Value: 2015 Automotive M&A Insights

February 15, 2016

Automotive M&A deal volume for 2015 was up 9 percent, further extending gains made in 2014. The industry saw its highest volume of deals since 2011.

M&A in the global automotive supply industry: Study finds a bull market with room to grow

January 14, 2016

Mergers and acquisitions in the global automotive supplier sector are occurring at an unprecedented level in 2015, according to the Strategy& seventh annual “Consolidation in the Global Automotive Supply Industry” report. 

Global Automotive Tax Guide: 2015 edition

December 16, 2015

The level of taxes and duties raised around the use of a car can help determine local demand. PwC’s Global Automotive Tax Guide for 2015 provides data and tax implications relating to the use of a car in 44 markets around the world.

The Global State of Information Security® Survey 2016 - Automotive summary

December 15, 2015

Cybersecurity has become a driving issue for automotive organizations as security incidents accelerate and a combination of new risks associated with product lifecycle management, supply-chain partners, consumer privacy and connected vehicles are introduced.

Converging Megatrends-shaking up automotive finance: How disruptions to the status quo are challenging today's lenders and dealer

December 14, 2015

A deeper dive into how accelerating urbanization, demographic shifts, and technological breakthroughs (Megatrends) are impacting, both individually and collectively, the automotive finance industry.

Automotive: 2015 SEC comment letter trends

November 30, 2015

Take a closer look at the latest automotive SEC comment letters and trends to prepare your end of year financial reports and high quality annual reports.

Riding Southeast Asia's automotive highway

November 03, 2015

In light of slowing growth in BRIC markets, automakers are rapidly turning their attention to new growth frontiers in Southeast Asia. The region boasts a consumer market of over 600 million people, low vehicle ownership, and is growing in importance as an automotive manufacturing and export hub.

Driving Value: 2015 Midyear Automotive M&A Insights

October 12, 2015

Automotive M&A deal volume for the first half of 2015 was up ten percent, further extending gains made in the first half of 2014.

Connected Car Study 2015: Racing ahead with autonomous cars and digital innovation

September 16, 2015

The 2015 PwC's Strategy& study of connected car technologies shows innovation racing ahead as auto makers unveil new digital services and autonomous driving features.

Reinventing the wheel

September 16, 2015

Here are five scenarios for the transformation of the automotive industry.

Driving Value: 2014 Automotive M&A Insights

May 29, 2015

For the first time in three years, 2014 marked an increase in M&A activity. The uptick registered across the board in deal volume, value and size.

BEPS: Automotive Transfer Pricing compliance

February 11, 2015

The increased transparency that businesses are forced to operate under through various regulatory bodies has now extended to income taxes. Under the banner of tax fairness waved by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) comes its Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project.

2014 Global Innovation Study: The Automotive Industry

January 28, 2015

In the 2014 Global Innovation 1000, Strategy& analyzed R&D spending and innovation trends of the automotive industry. We take a closer look at how automotive compares to other industries when it comes to innovation strategies. 

Consolidation in the Global Automotive Supply Industry 2014

October 22, 2014

This study analyzes the global automotive supplier consolidation trends and assesses the strategic and operational capabilities and financial performance. Take a closer look at the key underlying technology and business trends effecting automotive suppliers and driving consolidation.

Automotive M&A Insights – 2014 Mid-Year Review

October 14, 2014

After an imposing first half of 2014 (H1 2014), PwC continues to maintain a positive outlook for Automotive M&A going forward. Global cross-sector M&A volume increased 6% in the first half of 2014 compared to 2013.

2014 European Shareholder Value Awards

July 08, 2014

The PwC European Automotive Shareholder Value Index (SVI) has become accepted as the standard measure of relative shareholder value in the automotive industry.

Automotive Tax Insights: 2014 tax rate benchmarking study for the Automotive sectors

June 20, 2014

New insights into the effective tax rate (ETR) reported by automotive companies in 2013, the trend in ETR over the last three years and the drivers of the ETR.