Automotive Finance Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Automotive Finance Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Provider Type, By Finance Type, By Purpose Type, By Vehicle Type, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2023 - 2030

  • Report ID: GVR-3-68038-861-9
  • Number of Report Pages: 160
  • Format: PDF, Horizon Databook
  • Historical Range: 2017 - 2021
  • Forecast Period: 2023 - 2030 
  • Industry: Technology

Research Methodology

A three-pronged approach was followed for deducing the automotive finance market estimates and forecasts. The process has three steps: information procurement, analysis, and validation. The whole process is cyclical, and steps repeat until the estimates are validated. The three steps are explained in detail below:

Information procurement: Information procurement is one of the most extensive and important stages in our research process, and quality data is critical for accurate analysis. We followed a multi-channel data collection process for automotive finance market to gather the most reliable and current information possible.

  • We buy access to paid databases such as Hoover’s and Factiva for company financials, industry information, white papers, industry journals, SME journals, and more.
  • We tap into Grand View’s proprietary database of data points and insights from active and archived monitoring and reporting.
  • We conduct primary research with industry experts through questionnaires and one-on-one phone interviews.
  • We pull from reliable secondary sources such as white papers and government statistics, published by organizations like WHO, NGOs, World Bank, etc., Key Opinion Leaders (KoL) publications, company filings, investor documents, and more.
  • We purchase and review investor analyst reports, broker reports, academic commentary, government quotes, and wealth management publications for insightful third-party perspectives.

Analysis: We mine the data collected to establish baselines for forecasting, identify trends and opportunities, gain insight into consumer demographics and drivers, and so much more. We utilized different methods of automotive finance market data depending on the type of information we’re trying to uncover in our research.

  • Market Research Efforts: Bottom-up Approach for estimating and forecasting demand size and opportunity, top-down Approach for new product forecasting and penetration, and combined approach of both Bottom-up and Top-down for full coverage analysis.

  • Value-Chain-Based Sizing & Forecasting: Supply-side estimates for understanding potential revenue through competitive benchmarking, forecasting, and penetration modeling.

  • Demand-side estimates for identifying parent and ancillary markets, segment modeling, and heuristic forecasting.

  • Qualitative Functional Deployment (QFD) Modelling for market share assessment.

Market formulation and validation: We mine the data collected to establish baselines for forecasting, identify trends and opportunities, gain insight into consumer demographics and drivers, and so much more. We utilize different methods of data analysis depending on the type of information we’re trying to uncover in our research.

  • Market Formulation: This step involves the finalization of market numbers. This step on an internal level is designed to manage outputs from the Data Analysis step.

  • Data Normalization: The final market estimates and forecasts are then aligned and sent to industry experts, in-panel quality control managers for validation.

  • This step also entails the finalization of the report scope and data representation pattern.

  • Validation: The process entails multiple levels of validation. All these steps run in parallel, and the study is forwarded for publishing only if all three levels render validated results.

Automotive Finance Market Categorization:

The automotive finance market was categorized into five segments, namely provider type (Banks, OEMs), finance type (Direct, Indirect), purpose type (Loan, Leasing), vehicle type (Commercial Vehicles, Passenger Vehicles), and regions (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa).

Segment Market Methodology:

The automotive finance market was segmented into provider type, finance type, purpose type, vehicle type, and regions. The demand at a segment level was deduced using a funnel method. Concepts like the TAM, SAM, SOM, etc., were put into practice to understand the demand. We at GVR deploy three methods to deduce market estimates and determine forecasts. These methods are explained below:

Market research approaches: Bottom-up

  • Demand estimation of each product across countries/regions summed up to from the total market.

  • Variable analysis for demand forecast.

  • Demand estimation via analyzing paid database, and company financials either via annual reports or paid database.

  • Primary interviews for data revalidation and insight collection.

Market research approaches: Top-down

  • Used extensively for new product forecasting or analyzing penetration levels.

  • Tool used invoice product flow and penetration models Use of regression multi-variant analysis for forecasting Involves extensive use of paid and public databases.

  • Primary interviews and vendor-based primary research for variable impact analysis.

Market research approaches: Combined

  • This is the most common method. We apply concepts from both the top-down and bottom-up approaches to arrive at a viable conclusion.

Regional Market Methodology:

The automotive finance market was analyzed at a regional level. The global was divided into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa, keeping in focus variables like consumption patterns, export-import regulations, consumer expectations, etc. These regions were further divided into eight countries, namely, the U.S.; Canada; Germany; the UK.; China; India; Japan; Brazil.

All three above-mentioned market research methodologies were applied to arrive at regional-level conclusions. The regions were then summed up to form the global market.

Automotive finance market companies & financials:

The automotive finance market was analyzed via companies operating in the sector. Analyzing these companies and cross-referencing them to the demand equation helped us validate our assumptions and conclusions. Key market players analyzed include:

  • Ally Financial Inc. -Ally Financial Inc. is a digital financial service provider. The company provides financial services such as automotive finance, insurance, corporate finance, and mortgage finance. It offers financial services and insurance products to automotive customers and dealerships. The company is among the key automotive finance service providers in the U.S. It also offers investment advisory and securities brokerage services.

  • Bank of America Corporation - Bank of America Corporation provides banking and financial services. The company operates through four business segments, namely consumer banking, global banking & global markets, Global Wealth and Investment Management (GWIM), and all other. It provides its services in the U.S. and 35 other countries across the globe.The company’s consumer banking segment provides deposits and consumer lending services, including consumer vehicle lending.

  • Capital One Financial Corporation - Capital One Financial Corporation provides diverse financial products and services to individual customers, commercial clients, and small businesses. The company provides these offerings through a variety of channels, including digital channels, branch offices, and cafes. The company has business operations primarily in the U.S. but also offers its products in Canada and across Europe.

  • JP Morgan Chase & Co. - JP Morgan Chase & Co. is engaged in offering a wide range of financial services to customers. These services include credit cards, personal banking, mortgages, investment advisory services, auto financing, and small business loans, among others. The company’s business arm, Chase, provides banking services to individual and commercial customers across the U.S. JP Morgan Chase & Co. offers its auto financing products through its wholly owned subsidiary Chase.

  • Mercedes-Benz Mobility (Daimler Mobility AG) - Mercedes-Benz Mobility is engaged in providing financing, insurance, and mobility solutions. The company’s services include leasing & financing, fleet management, renting, and insurance. It also provides app-based mobility solutions, including ride-hailing and car-sharing. Mercedes-Benz Mobility was previously known as Daimler AG before January 2022.

  • Ford Motor Company -Ford Motor Company is a manufacturer of trucks, utility vehicles, and cars. The company’s subsidiary, Ford Motor Credit Company LLC, provides automotive financial services. It offers various finance options, including standard purchase, flex buy, and red carpet lease, among others. The company operates through four reportable segments, namely automotive, mobility, Ford credit, and corporate other.

  • General Motors Financial Company, Inc. - General Motors Financial Company, Inc. provides auto finance solutions to customers across the globe. The company collaborates with automotive dealers and provides retail financing and lease programs that can help customers in applying for credit. The company also offers commercial lending products for dealers. These products include financing for parts and accessories, storage centers, and dealer fleets. They are designed to help dealers in financing and expanding their businesses.

  • Toyota Financial Services -Toyota Financial Services provides financing and leasing services along with comprehensive vehicle and payment protection plans and insurance offerings. The company also provides financial services to authorized Lexus and Toyota dealers, affiliates, and their customers in several states across the U.S. The company’s competitors include various financial institutions, such as regional commercial banks, credit unions, online banks, savings & loan associations, and finance companies as well as affiliated finance companies of automobile manufacturers.

  • Volkswagen Financial Services - Volkswagen Financial Services is engaged in providing vehicle financing and leasing, direct banking, and other vehicle-related services, including maintenance contracts; insurance, charging, and fueling solutions; renting of trucks and cars; parking services; and payment solutions. The company has categorized its business areas under bank, leasing, insurance & service, mobility, and payment.

  • Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC - Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC is a financial service provider that offers products and services to consumers and businesses. In April 2021, the company was acquired by Mitsubishi HC Capital Inc. and became its wholly-owned subsidiary. The company operates through six business segments, namely consumer finance, vehicle solutions, business finance, invoice finance, European vendor solutions, and corporate.

Value chain-based sizing & forecasting

Supply Side Estimates

  • Company revenue estimation via referring to annual reports, investor presentations, and Hoover’s.

  • Segment revenue determination via variable analysis and penetration modeling.

  • Competitive benchmarking to identify market leaders and their collective revenue shares.

  • Forecasting via analyzing commercialization rates, pipelines, market initiatives, distribution networks, etc.

Demand side estimates

  • Identifying parent markets and ancillary markets

  • Segment penetration analysis to obtain pertinent

  • revenue/volume

  • Heuristic forecasting with the help of subject matter experts

  • Forecasting via variable analysis

Automotive Finance Market Report Objectives:

  • Understanding market dynamics (in terms of drivers, restraints, & opportunities) in the countries.

  • Understanding trends & variables in the individual countries & their impact on growth and using analytical tools to provide high-level insights into the market dynamics and the associated growth pattern.

  • Understanding market estimates and forecasts (with the base year as 2022, historic information from 2017 to 2021, and forecast from 2023 to 2030). Regional estimates & forecasts for each category are available and are summed up to form the global market estimates.

Automotive Finance Market Report Assumptions:

  • The report provides market value for the base year 2022 and a yearly forecast till 2030 in terms of revenue/volume or both. The market for each of the segment outlooks has been provided on region & country basis for the above-mentioned forecast period.

  • The key industry dynamics, major technological trends, and application markets are evaluated to understand their impact on the demand for the forecast period. The growth rates were estimated using correlation, regression, and time-series analysis.

  • We have used the bottom-up approach for market sizing, analyzing key regional markets, dynamics, & trends for various products and end-users. The total market has been estimated by integrating the country markets.

  • All market estimates and forecasts have been validated through primary interviews with the key industry participants.

  • Inflation has not been accounted for to estimate and forecast the market.

  • Numbers may not add up due to rounding off.

  • Europe consists of EU-8, Central & Eastern Europe, along with the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

  • Asia Pacific includes South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Oceania (Australia & New Zealand).

  • Latin America includes Central American countries and the South American continent

  • Middle East includes Western Asia (as assigned by the UN Statistics Division) and the African continent.

Primary Research

GVR strives to procure the latest and unique information for reports directly from industry experts, which gives it a competitive edge. Quality is of utmost importance to us, therefore every year we focus on increasing our experts’ panel. Primary interviews are one of the critical steps in identifying recent market trends and scenarios. This process enables us to justify and validate our market estimates and forecasts to our clients. With more than 8,000 reports in our database, we have connected with some key opinion leaders across various domains, including healthcare, technology, consumer goods, and the chemical sector. Our process starts with identifying the right platform for a particular type of report, i.e., emails, LinkedIn, seminars, or telephonic conversation, as every report is unique and requires a differentiated approach.

We send out questionnaires to different experts from various regions/ countries, which is dependent on the following factors:

  • Report/Market scope: If the market study is global, we send questionnaires to industry experts across various regions, including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and MEA.

  • Market Penetration: If the market is driven by technological advancements, population density, disease prevalence, or other factors, we identify experts and send out questionnaires based on region or country dominance.

The time to start receiving responses from industry experts varies based on how niche or well-penetrated the market is. Our reports include a detailed chapter on the KoL opinion section, which helps our clients understand the perspective of experts already in the market space.

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