DIESEL SALES SHARE ZOOMS
TO RECORD HIGH,
OVERALL MARKET DOWN, DIESELS UP
2010ís pattern of new car
demand in Europe, continuing a trend likely to cause at least
some mild embarrassment among some eminent forecasters in and out of the
industry, has swung back strongly to more
fuel-efficient diesel cars.
EXTENSIVE COMMENTARY AND ANALYSIS
What were the prime
reasons behind the previous sudden slowing in Europeís
diesel car market and the consequential heavy rebound?
Much can go wrong with
rosy diesel scenarios.
PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE TO 2016
Twenty five years of
diesel passenger car sales trends (sales volumes and
percentage share of total car market) for western
Europe as well as each of 15 individual markets.
Key data, analysis and
PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE:
Reasons behind decline and then rebound of Europe's diesel car market.
Technology - Exhaust emissions - Cost hurdles
SCR Selective Catalytic Reduction vs NSC NOx Storage
Key issue of fuel price differentials, impact of taxation as
well as diesel price premium still demanded by manufacturers. Whatís in store
for the future?
The big switch to ultra-green diesels is likely to impact on
consumer choice. Big changes and decisions are expected, providing PR and cost
headaches for some and untold opportunities for others. A round-up of whatís
ahead on the NOx and SCR front is included.
Much can go wrong with rosy diesel scenarios. ĎCost benefit
analysisí and the vital issue of discriminatory vehicle taxes and ultra-tough
exhaust emissions specifically aimed against diesel cars are examined.
five years of diesel passenger car sales trends
Diesel sales volumes and percentage share of total car market
for Western Europe as well as each of 15 individual markets.
pump-price movements - petrol versus diesel
Up to ten years history for most West European markets, plus
latest 2011 picture.
than half-a-decade of historical diesel car sales (2005-2010) for Europe and
each of 15 markets:
3.1 Diesel volume, share and penetration analysis.
3.2 Sector analysis
and sector forecast (Basic, Small, Lower-medium,
Upper-medium, Near-executive, Executive, Luxury, People-carriers and 4WD
3.3) Analysis by manufacturer group and
3.4) Model range (i.e VW Golf/Bora, Peugeot 207, etc).
than half-a-decade of historical diesel car production (2005-2010) in Western
4.1 Diesel volume plus share of total car production.
4.2 By marque and manufacturer group.
4.3 By model range.
Forecast annual diesel passenger car sales to 2016 plus share of total passenger
5.1 Total West European diesel volume and penetration.
5.1.1 By sector (Basic, Small, Lower-medium etc).
5.2 By market for each and every one of 15 markets.
5.3 By sector for each and every one of 15 markets.
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