PwC press room > A&D, automotive, logistics > News releases http://press.pwc.com/News-releases/A-and-D-automotive-logistics a63089b8-c44f-442b-8254-f35d433505d5/Global megatrends pose defense and security challenges, warns PwC http://press.pwc.com/News-releases/global-megatrends-pose-defense-and-security-challenges--warns-pwc/s/a63089b8-c44f-442b-8254-f35d433505d5 Global megatrends pose defense and security challenges, warns PwC The global megatrends are set to have a profound and disruptive effect on defense and security environments around the world, says a new PwC report. This impact poses a need for more agility and... ]]> 11/24/2016 10:03:00 AM afa66edc-1a14-4f03-9215-a2e0f7d702a6/Hong Kong poised to become new aviation leasing hub for Asia http://press.pwc.com/News-releases/hong-kong-poised-to-become-new-aviation-leasing-hub-for-asia/s/afa66edc-1a14-4f03-9215-a2e0f7d702a6 Hong Kong poised to become new aviation leasing hub for Asia Potential tax changes position the territory to benefit from US$1.9 trillion business over next 20 years HONG KONG, 14 January 2015 – In his annual Policy Address, the Chief Executive of the Hong... ]]> 1/15/2015 5:48:00 PM a113b6dd-77c5-45f5-835d-c15414f1c101/Majority Rules – Most Chinese Car Buyers Prefer Cash Purchases, but PwC Study Shows Trend is Toward Increased Financing http://press.pwc.com/News-releases/majority-rules--most-chinese-car-buyers-prefer-cash-purchases-but-pwc-study-shows-trend-is-toward-in/s/a113b6dd-77c5-45f5-835d-c15414f1c101 Majority Rules – Most Chinese Car Buyers Prefer Cash Purchases, but PwC Study Shows Trend is Toward Increased Financing Millennial Attitudes and Government Intervention Help Improve Financing Landscape and Opportunity for OEMs DETROIT, Dec. 8, 2014 ― While China continues to dominate as the world’s largest... ]]> 12/8/2014 12:24:00 PM cfcc9fde-611e-4119-8ce1-5ce55e6850c7/Auto Supplier M&A Activity Will Likely Increase by 13 Percent to More Than 200 Deals Globally in 2014, According to PwC Global Study http://press.pwc.com/News-releases/auto-supplier-ma-activity-will-likely-increase-by-13-percent-to-more-than-200-deals-globally-in-2014/s/cfcc9fde-611e-4119-8ce1-5ce55e6850c7 Auto Supplier M&A Activity Will Likely Increase by 13 Percent to More Than 200 Deals Globally in 2014, According to PwC Global Study Number of Deals Initiated by North American Suppliers Overtook European Suppliers for the First Time since 2008 DETROIT, November 13, 2014 – For the first time since 2011, automotive supplier... ]]> 11/13/2014 10:32:00 PM 4c0e1e21-22ee-43d1-8329-808501379c4d/Global Automotive M&A Deal Value increased to $27.5 million, a strong increase of 110 percent over the first half of 2013 http://press.pwc.com/News-releases/global-automotive-ma-deal-value-increased-to-27.5-million-a-strong-increase-of-110-percent-over-the-/s/4c0e1e21-22ee-43d1-8329-808501379c4d Global Automotive M&A Deal Value increased to $27.5 million, a strong increase of 110 percent over the first half of 2013 Development and Integration of New Technologies into Vehicles to Improve Safety, Fuel Efficiency and Connectivity Will Likely Drive Future M&A Activity Detroit, October 14, 2014 ― Global... ]]> 10/14/2014 3:33:00 PM ea926311-1963-45eb-9a2c-f96b090fbe4a/Automakers Hungry For Chinese Luxury Car Market PwC’s Autofacts http://press.pwc.com/News-releases/automakers-hungry-for-chinese-luxury-car-market-pwcs-autofacts/s/ea926311-1963-45eb-9a2c-f96b090fbe4a Automakers Hungry For Chinese Luxury Car Market PwC’s Autofacts Chinese Luxury Car Market to Reach More Than Three Million Units by 2020, Forecasts PwC’s Autofacts DETROIT, 2 June 2014 ― Automakers keep sights on the China market as premium brands continue to... ]]> 6/3/2014 12:25:00 AM 824133e6-18bb-4eb7-b001-9d3bc52648c0/Automotive companies with well-defined innovation strategies have competitive advantages http://press.pwc.com/News-releases/Automotive-companies-with-well-defined-innovation-strategies-have-competitive-advantages/s/824133e6-18bb-4eb7-b001-9d3bc52648c0 Automotive companies with well-defined innovation strategies have competitive advantages Breakthrough Innovations in Technology and Customer Experience Top Automotive Executives’ Strategic Goals DETROIT, 2 Dec 2013 ― Automotive companies with well-defined innovation strategies have... ]]> 12/3/2013 5:09:00 PM 8cc2a63f-a4c9-4642-bb00-14f3a3d1f960/Russia Responds to 6.4 Percent Decrease in Year-to-Date Sales with Government-backed Stimulus Program to Jumpstart the Market http://press.pwc.com/News-releases/Russia-Responds-to-6.4-Percent-Decrease-in-Year-to-Date-Sales-with-Government-backed-Stimulus/s/8cc2a63f-a4c9-4642-bb00-14f3a3d1f960 Russia Responds to 6.4 Percent Decrease in Year-to-Date Sales with Government-backed Stimulus Program to Jumpstart the Market How Can OEMs and Local Assemblers Position Themselves for Sustainable Growth? DETROIT, November 7, 2013 – After doubling in size from 2009 to 2012 to more than 2.9 million units in new vehicle... ]]> 11/7/2013 5:47:00 PM a03fa737-9872-4244-b02c-7e7020a84de4/Global Automotive M&A Deal Value Increased 24 Percent in the First Half of 2013 to $13.1 Billion http://press.pwc.com/News-releases/global-automotive-m-a-deal-value-increased-24-percent-in-the-first-half-of-2013-to--13.1-billion/s/a03fa737-9872-4244-b02c-7e7020a84de4 Global Automotive M&A Deal Value Increased 24 Percent in the First Half of 2013 to $13.1 Billion Investment in R&D Next Generation Technologies and Innovation Will Likely Drive Future M&A Activity Detroit, September 25, 2013 ― Global automotive industry merger and acquisition (M&A) deal value... ]]> 9/25/2013 4:58:00 PM 40f4ac84-2c89-4e5f-a03f-9a9eb52bef22/Co-creation is Driving Innovation, Collaboration and Customers into Dealerships http://press.pwc.com/News-releases/co-creation-is-driving-innovation-collaboration-and-customers-into-dealerships/s/40f4ac84-2c89-4e5f-a03f-9a9eb52bef22 Co-creation is Driving Innovation, Collaboration and Customers into Dealerships DETROIT, 22 May 2013 ― Technology has put co-creation in the fast lane and automotive companies that leverage social mediums and data to engage stakeholders will likely have a competitive advantage, a ]]> 5/22/2013 8:40:00 PM b8346aea-985d-4798-9ffd-cd3dc037e463/Long-term Cost Savings and Infrastructure Essential to Electric Vehicle Growth http://press.pwc.com/News-releases/Long-term-Cost-Savings-and-Infrastructure-Essential-to-Electric-Vehicle-Growth/s/b8346aea-985d-4798-9ffd-cd3dc037e463 Long-term Cost Savings and Infrastructure Essential to Electric Vehicle Growth Long-term Cost Savings and Infrastructure Essential to Electric Vehicle GrowthGlobal Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Market Share Projected to Reach 6.3 Percent by 2020, PwC's Autofacts Forecasts Detroit, ]]> 3/6/2013 7:06:00 PM ed798fc7-1639-4973-893f-fe382fe4f847/Body Suppliers Ranked Top Performers as a Result of Widespread Automotive Restructuring in North America, According to PwC North American Automotive Supplier Supply Chain Performance Study http://press.pwc.com/News-releases/Body-Suppliers-Ranked-Top-Performers-as-a-Result-of-Widespread-Automotive-Restructuring-in-N.A./s/ed798fc7-1639-4973-893f-fe382fe4f847 Body Suppliers Ranked Top Performers as a Result of Widespread Automotive Restructuring in North America, According to PwC North American Automotive Supplier Supply Chain Performance Study FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Body Suppliers Ranked Top Performers as a Result of Widespread Automotive Restructuring in North America, According to PwC North American Automotive Supplier Supply Chain Perfor ]]> 2/28/2013 7:06:00 PM 2b176aed-97c3-441b-855c-8e73eef5e401/PwC's Autofacts Forecast 2013 Global Automotive Light Vehicle Assembly to Exceed 83 Million Units and Top 107 Million by 2019 http://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwcs-autofacts-forecast-2013-global-automotive-light-vehicle-assembly-to-exceed-83-million-units-an/s/2b176aed-97c3-441b-855c-8e73eef5e401 PwC's Autofacts Forecast 2013 Global Automotive Light Vehicle Assembly to Exceed 83 Million Units and Top 107 Million by 2019 PwC's automotive analyst group, Autofacts, today announced that it expects 2013 global light vehicle assembly will exceed 83 million units, an increase of 5.1 percent from 2012's total. ]]> 1/21/2013 12:00:00 AM 16c6741e-b517-4662-af8f-b63d2822291e/PwC's Autofacts Estimates European Automotive Market Sales Declined 15.4 Percent in December, 7.8% vs. Prior Year-End http://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwcs-autofacts-estimates-european-automotive-market-sales-declined-15.4-percent-in-december-7.8-v/s/16c6741e-b517-4662-af8f-b63d2822291e PwC's Autofacts Estimates European Automotive Market Sales Declined 15.4 Percent in December, 7.8% vs. Prior Year-End MILAN, 16 January, 2013 ― European Union and European Free Trade Association (EU+EFTA) new car registrations declined 15.4 percent to 843 thousand units in December, according to estimates from PwC's ]]> 1/16/2013 3:48:00 PM e5e9b82a-ff5d-4ed3-bcda-2f89591e9972/Volkswagen AG, BMW AG, Continental AG, Plastic Omnium, and Lithia Motors, Inc. Receive Global Automotive Shareholder Value Awards presented by PwC and Automotive News http://press.pwc.com/News-releases/volkswagen-ag-bmw-ag-continental-ag-plastic-omnium-and-lithia-motors-inc.-receive-global-automo/s/e5e9b82a-ff5d-4ed3-bcda-2f89591e9972 Volkswagen AG, BMW AG, Continental AG, Plastic Omnium, and Lithia Motors, Inc. Receive Global Automotive Shareholder Value Awards presented by PwC and Automotive News Automotive News announced the winners of the Global Automotive Shareholder Value Awards for one- and three-year performance periods by Global Vehicle Manufacturers, Global Automotive Suppliers and U.S ]]> 1/16/2013 12:00:00 AM