A range of publications and thought leadership is available to automotive companies in the UK:
Growth in China fueling the automotive sector despite volatility in the euro zone, PwC's CEO Survey shows. Talent issues, risk resilience are top concerns.
This survey provides a check-up on some of the major determining factors contributing to the success of EVs in the near-, mid-, and long-term. More than 200 participants from the automotive, utilities, energy, technology, government, finance, education and other sectors completed the survey.
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As China’s stature in the global economic arena rises, the government recognizes the need to strengthen its financial reporting and align with global standards. And with the speed and magnitude of the automotive industry growth in China, this is an important but challenging step forward for all companies involved.
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This publication explores global automotive transactions and key trends within the global automotive sector, including: A review of 2010 automotive deal activity among vehicle manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, vehicle financiers, and other related sectors.
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Whether you believe that 2010 signalled the beginning of the industry recovery or was the year of a paradigm shift into a new automotive industry, the challenge will be to remember the lessons learned and incorporate those lessons into new transfer pricing policies.
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The automotive industry can expect significant changes to the current revenue recognition models under U.S. GAAP and IFRS. The revenue recognition exposure draft is more than a minor adjustment to current the same old standards; the FASB and IASB have unveiled a redesign of the guidance that will likely impact every player in the global automotive industry.
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In Understanding the health of your supplier: Is your company fueled by working capital?, the impact of recent automotive industry developments on working capital requirements are examined and advantages of using benchmarking analysis when considering liquidity patterns and working capital requirements is explored.
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Accounting changes under consideration by FASB and IASB could change the business landscape for automotive finance companies.
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As the economy begins its slow recovery, automotive finance companies now face a new business landscape. To help navigate this challenging and sometimes unfamiliar road, PwC is publishing a series of papers that will explore important topics affecting the industry now and in the future.
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This edition of Automotive M&A insights provides an annual review of M&A activity and key trends within the global automotive industry. As we look back at 2009, how did distress in the sector drive consolidation, restructuring and acquisitions by opportunistic strategic and financial buyers? Better understand the outlook for deal activity and trends in 2010 and beyond including a return to the traditional drivers of M&A -- driving economies of scale, acquiring technology and expanding geographic and customer base.
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2010 promises to be another challenging year for automotive companies, as survivors must prepare to compete in a volatile environment. Reporting to their stakeholders, reviewing existing transfer pricing policy, and rethinking their business structure are among top concerns and are discussed in this issue of Global automotive perspectives.
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Autofacts analyst notes are designed to provide insightful analysis on the global automotive sector in a concise, easily-digestible format.
Electric vehicles (EVs) have garnered increased attention recently as the automotive industry begins to show signs of stabilization and recovery. While there remains little doubt that this technology will have a significant impact on the industry moving forward, several factors will determine just how quickly and deeply EVs will penetrate the market and whether or not it will become a sustainable market segment.
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As 2009 began to unfold, it became increasingly clear that the significant changes we saw emerging in the latter half of 2008 continue to dominate the automotive landscape today. Changes in financing sources, in ownership, in consumer demands, and more dominate the industry news. This issue of Global automotive perspectives looks at three top-of-mind issues facing automotive executives in today's dynamic environment.
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The International tax group has published the 2009 edition of the International fleet guide, in conjunction with Fleet Europe. This year's edition features contributions from subject matter specialists on the market in Eastern Europe. Countries covered include Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Turkey.
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This report focuses on several different multinational business relationships within the Asian automotive industry and examines some of transfer pricing models employed to account for the ownership and value of the IP.
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The aim of this study is to provide an analysis of the impact that electric vehicles would have on the Austrian energy industry. This study is part of the Austrian Climate Research Programme.
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This paper addresses the main issue surrounding intellectual property in the automotive industry, and how various methods drive the way that profits are recognised for tax purposes.
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Inside this paper, PwC's transfer pricing specialists examine trends in PCM, key tax and cash considerations and PCM, managing PCM developments in practice, and the benefits of alignment in a production capacity management restructuring.
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