Future product program intelligence

Product Lifecycle Database (PLDB) is the leading light vehicle production model database - allowing you to look at new vehicles up to 15 years ahead. Understand product plans, platform sharing and the future of automotive industry alliances.

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Car model database

Data on vehicle lifetime and future product plans

Volume and plant data

See production locations and annual Triad plant volumes

At-a-glance information

View information immediately with visual model timelines

25 years worth of data

Production information 15 years ahead and back to 2000


PLDB from QUBE provides a comprehensive overview of past and current model production and future product programs. PLDB includes summary and detailed information on every passenger car and pickup model, including manufacturing sites and production volumes. Learn who will be building what future models, when and where.

Visual model timeline

Detailed model profiles

Production volumes

Comprehensive data

Immediately access, filter and order information

PLDB's visual timeline provides immediate overviews of the current and future model database, with all models represented by bars that show start and end dates. The default view places the most recent database additions and updates at the top of the screen, so you can quickly see new developments. Results can also be ordered by manufacturer group, make, model, platform and segment.

A number of filters can also be applied to results, allowing you to view the information of greatest relevance. An alternative grid view is available, offering the same functionality.

The authoritative light vehicle production model database

PLDB's detailed information on both passenger car models in production, and those planned for production, enables you to view auto model lifetime data for the next decade. Each model or model family has its own page showing key details including production dates and locations, alternative names, vehicle codenames and next product actions.

Our industry experts reveal positioning and development history, and details such as input from key suppliers. Platform overviews show all related models, giving invaluable insight into existing, future and ending alliances.

Access estimated annual lifecycle production volume data

Enhance your understanding of future vehicle cycle plans with PLDB's production volume estimates, provided for all full manufacturing plants located in Europe, North America and Japan. Estimated average annual lifecycle production volumes are given for current models and those planned for introduction.

Clicking on a plant name reveals a visual timeline of all models currently in production and planned for production there, looking back to 2000 and forward 15 years. Model names and code names are shown, with quick one-click links to model details.

Full details of more than 1,800 future, past, and current models

The product program intelligence provided by PLDB covers well over 1,800 of the world's light vehicle models. A powerful search function takes you quickly to the areas or models of interest, so you can find out about a specific original equipment manfacturers (OEMs) new models with ease.

Hone in on the data you need by selecting the production status, group, make, model, platform, plant, country or segment of interest. Then order your results by published date, group, make, model, platform, segment and search relevance. All results can be downloaded in CSV format for use in your own reports.

OEMs covered

  • Toyota
  • Ford
  • Suzuki
  • SAIC
  • Dongfeng Motor
  • Geely
  • Isuzu
  • BYD
  • Ashok Leyland
  • Porsche
  • AB Volvo
  • SsangYong
  • Iran Khodro
  • Force
  • Volkswagen
  • Nissan
  • PSA Peugeot Citro├źn
  • Daimler
  • Mitsubishi
  • Great Wall
  • Brilliance
  • AvtoVAZ
  • GAZ
  • Saab
  • Aston Martin
  • Eicher
  • MAN SE
  • GAC
  • General Motors
  • Fiat-Chrysler
  • Renault
  • Changan
  • BAIC
  • FAW
  • Chery
  • Paccar
  • Navistar
  • Tesla
  • Iveco
  • Hindustan Motors
  • Lifan
  • Hyundai
  • Honda
  • BMW
  • Mazda
  • Tata
  • Mahindra & Mahindra
  • JAC
  • Proton
  • UAZ
  • Subaru
  • Scania
  • Harbin Hafei
  • Changhe

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