Global Automobile Demand

Global Automobile Demand

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Global Automobile Demand is a two-volume work analysing the impact of the Great Recession and the structural factors which shape automobile demand in developed and emerging countries. Geography, demographics, local culture, public policies, and the existence or the absence of a strong local automobile industry are obvious candidates to explain the peculiarities of national automobile demands and these factors are examined in the book. However, there are also some common factors specific to the demand side that need to be inquired: the evolution of household income, the persistence of poverty in some emerging countries or the return of poverty in some developed countries, and the growing inequalities observed in both developed and emerging countries. The author explores the significance of income, poverty and inequality to analyse automobile demand and to examine the major trends in the type of vehicles preferred by consumers, as well as the respective importance of new and used vehicle markets. The first volume of Global Automobile Demand examines the automobile demand in mature economies: the USA, the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Japan and Korea.The price calculation is based on 181 car models of Japanese manufacturers listed in the JAF buyersa#39; guidebook. ... According to the JAMA market survey for 2011, the average distance travelled per month was 410 kilometers (JAMA, 2012, p. 25). ... On the other hand, there are no costs calculated for repairs and spare parts Therefore, the real cost of running a car might vary ... In 2008, Gulliver, a large used car distributer in Japan, conducted another internet-based survey of 1000 caranbsp;...

Title:Global Automobile Demand
Author:Bruno Jetin
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2015-06-17


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