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Tire Forecasts

Get an outlook for Original Equipment (OE), Vehicles in Operation (VIO) and replacement tires

How will future regulatory mandates affect tires on new vehicles?

Are you in sync with consumer demands for replacement tires?

Tires are a critical component to many advanced feature found in the modern vehicle. From adaptive cruise control, to pre-braking, to stability and traction control, tires are essential to vehicle safety, comfort and performance. But as car technology evolves, so too does the tire. But how does one stay ahead of changing demands and trends? IHS Markit can help. With our Tire Forecasts, you can:

  • Anticipate competitive trends
  • Target new vehicle fitments
  • Build a base case for adjusting manufacturing capacity
  • Use as a "reality check" for product/technology development
  • Project replacement demand

Tire topics

  • Size
  • Model
  • Load/Speed
  • Brand
  • Run flat technology
  • Wheel material
  • Spare

Automotive Tire Solutions

With the Light Vehicle sales forecast providing a solid foundation augmented with OEM/supplier interviews, third party data and extensive desk research, the Tire Forecasts qualitative and quantitative findings provide meaningful and actionable results to the client.

OE Tire Forecast

The OE Tire Forecast provides an independent view of tire trends to help OEMs and suppliers assess technologies, research sourcing issues and analyze the competition.

  • Covers: United States, Canada, Mexico, China and Brazil
  • Extends out a rolling five years
  • Captures both imported and domestically producted vehicles
  • Updated twice yearly and delivered in Excel
US Vehicles in Operation with Tire Specifications Forecast

80% of tires are destined for the replacement market. Suppliers need a single, consistent data source to help them plan future products, allocate resources, identify trends, grow wholesale and retail sales, plan advertising campaigns and negotiate with customers. The US Vehicles in Operation with Tire Specifications Forecast provides:

  • Detailed view of Vehicles in Operation linked to their OE tire specifications
  • Covers vehicles sold and operating through the current date
  • Updated quarterly, delivered in Excel or online through WorldView
TireInsight Tool

The TireInsight Tool merges VIO data with OE tire data to provide tire-specific intelligence to the block group level (neighborhoods within zip codes) throughout the United States. The tool is designed to support tire retailers with: 

  • Inventory management
  • Competitive evaluation of in-market vehicles and tires
  • Local-volume demand
  • And more
All specifications from the OE Tire Forecast are contained within TireInsight. 


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