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Automobile Manufacturing: Getting Started

Getting Started

This guide provides selected sources for researching the automobile manufacturing industry, including passenger cars, light trucks, and motorcycles.

Globally, industry revenue is forecast to grow  2.5% per year to around $2.6 trillion over the five years to 2018 (IBISWorld, Global Car and Automobile Manufacturing, 2013).

This guide lists major article databases for researching the automotive industry, with searching tips and instructions. Selected sources of industry profiles are listed, for both global industry profiles and for specific countries. Sources of current opinions by industry analysts - both of specific companies and of the industry itself - are also listed.

To help you form an effective research strategy, the business librarians have developed the following guide:

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