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.
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%.
February 26, 2016
While auto companies are confident they can achieve cost and margin targets, demand pattern shifts and segment customization could provide challenges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 16, 2015
Here are five scenarios for the transformation of the automotive industry.
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.
February 10, 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.
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.
October 21, 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.
October 13, 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.
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.
June 19, 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.