For general overviews and market research reports search terms like: AUTOMOBILE, AUTOMOTIVE, CARS, MOTOR VEHICLES, TRUCKS or specific products such as MOTORCYCLES, BIKES, etc. Use specific terms, such as AFTERMARKET, or specific parts of automobiles, e.g. tires, transmission, electronic systems, automotive electronics, auto dealer/dealerships. Seach on company names, models, model type (e.g.: compact, luxury, SUV's, etc. ) and/or specific regions.
Search USC Libraries Catalog for additional publications,
Hybrid electric cars
Automobile supplies industry
All terrain vehicles
Automobile manufacturers (Honda, Volkswagen, Tesla)
Use: WARD'S AUTOMOTIVE YEARBOOK (SEE LINK BELOW) for valuable statistical information by model, size, and region.