The worldwide automotive market is at its height and is experiencing steady growth. However, this growing industry is changing at two paces: In western countries, the automotive industry is dealing with a mature market, impacted by a complex and turbulent economic environment, where growth is driven by vehicle replacement. And in emerging countries, the market offers many growth opportunities, fuelled by a fast-growing middle class and the development of road infrastructures.

Acting in this dual environment, the automotive market players are looking for new industrial organization models in order to optimize and reduce the cost of their current production structures. In the meantime, it is necessary that they to develop technical innovation to strengthen and ensure their competitiveness on the market.

Our expertise

Mazars works with international clients across the automotive industry – manufacturers, suppliers, dealers – to improve performance, fuel growth and implement practical solutions to today’s complex challenges. Our specialised capabilities and deep industry expertise make us an ideal partner for our automotive clients.

Proven expertise covering the entire automotive industry supply chain and ecosystem

Tailored services to meet the challenges of an evolving industry

Seize market opportunities | Enhance your market presence

  • Financial advisory (capital increase, initial public offering…)
  • External growth and strategic partnership assistance and advisory (M&A, due diligences…)
  • Financial, legal and tax support for the establishment of subsidiaries abroad
  • Support in safeguarding, structuring, optimizing, and documenting transfer prices

Secure your operations | Manage your risks

  • Internal control, risk management 
  • Exchange and raw material stock market prices
  • Contracts audit (guarantees, commercial resources…)
  • Anti-corruption systems implementation support, optimisation and certification

Increase your performance

  • Working capital requirement (WCR) and cash management optimisation and advice
  • Reverse factoring programs optimisation and implementation assistance
  • Shared Services Center (SSC) support and optimisation
  • Setting-up and implementing a green strategy
  • Tax planning

Meet your financial reporting obligations| Improve your financial communications

  • Financial audit
  • Business assets valuation
  • Ensure accuracy of published financial information (Italian GAAP, IFRS, US GAAP)
  • Accounting support

Dedicated experts to help you achieve your potential in an increasingly interconnected market

“The worldwide automotive industry is increasingly interconnected. Our global multidisciplinary teams support our clients in responding to the demands of this ever-changing market“ 

David Chaudat, Global Head of Manufacturing