Currently, PLDB has 1555 models from 198 makes/brands from 98 groups - log in now to see them all:
Find out about, and subscribe to PLDB (production life database):
Live PLDB statistic: we have updated 1402 lines of data in the last month!
Q: What is PLDB?
A: PLDB from just-auto.com is a low-cost, model level database showing the production life of 1555 current and future models produced (or to be produced) globally by 198 brands from 98 groups.
For each model, PLDB will tell you the:
- Vehicle code name
- Plant and country of manufacture
- Start of production date
- End of production date
- Platform name
- Wheelbase in mm or inches
- Drive configuration (FWD, RWD, 4WD)
- Next product action - such as new model variants, new engines, facelifts
- Textual analysis in the 'comments' field
PLDB is perfect for:
- Monitoring future models by manufacturer
- Monitoring little-known emerging market models
- Gaining accurate platform-name reporting
- Analysing and monitoring little-known joint ventures and re-badging/re-packaging
- Monitoring product life-cycles
It is vital intelligence for:
- Vehicle manufacturers
- Investment banks
- Automotive consultants
Q: How much data does PLDB contain, and how often is it updated?
A: Currently, PLDB has: 1555 models from 198 makes/brands from 98 groups
the above figures are 'live' and increase every time PLDB is updated: minimum weekly and sometimes up to multiple times a day by our dedicated analyst. Our dedicated specialist has access to reliable historical and future data from an extensive network of vehicle manufacturer and supplier contacts globally.
Q: How much is access to PLDB, and how easy is it to use?
A: Gain unlimited access to PLDB for one year for just: $ 1900 for a single user. For 2 users and upwards, we offer heavily discounted multi-user access, please request more information here.
(Remember, just-auto.com members get an exclusive 5% discount off PLDB. Your 5% is automatically deducted by our system when you order.)
We have put considerable effort into ensuring PLDB is as user-friendly and easy to use as possible. Its simple online interface means:
- you will be able to use all PLDB features instantly: there are no manuals to read, so you'll never waste time 'learning' how the database works
- data manipulation is via simple and powerful search and filter functions - do everything you want by clicking: there are no complex queries to learn
- 'show me everything that has changed since my last visit' function saves you time looking for new data - each time you log in you can quickly see all new data - save time trawling through what you already know
- export search results to CSV (comma separated value) file for easy importing into Excel and other software applications makes using the data you need quick and easy
- data is cross referenced, so you can very quickly and easily find out about related vehicles
Q: How do I order my year's access?
A: simple, just click here and enter your details. If you order with a personal or corporate credit card, you will have access in as little as 5 minutes. For invoice orders, we require payment in advance. Click here to order via invoice.
If you need to see some more information before you order, take the PLDB quick tour.
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