ARCG - Global Automotive Business Development  
Global capability - local expertise, internationally respected.

London, England

Automotive Research and Consulting Ltd
Company Number 02600822

Richard M. Phillips,
Managing Director - Operations & CEO
Tel: 44 0̸7973-193449
Email: [email protected]


Troy, Michigan, USA
Contact Dr. Thomas R. Terrell
Vice President - North American Operations
Tel: 1-313-510-2830
Email:[email protected]


Melbourne, Australia
Tony Robinson
Director: Australasia & SE Asian Operations
Tel: 61 0427 528 304
Email: [email protected]

Association with:
Richard Johns
Principal - AAI
Australian Automotive Intelligence
Telephone + 61 3 9867 5900
Email: [email protected]


ARCG – Automotive Research and Consulting Group

For over a quarter of a century ARCG automotive and finance industry sourced management have advised banks, financial institutions and automotive industry clients on acquisition, divestiture and new business development.

From automotive research and corporate assessment through undertaking the complete acquisition or divestiture transaction – Automotive Research and Consulting Group can work either independently or with a client’s advisors / bankers to successfully secure the complete transaction from due diligence through to completion.

Recognised as having an exceptional level of global contacts and outstanding client relationships throughout the vehicle and components industries, and with extensive global contacts with financial institutions, Automotive Research and Consulting Group develops strategic solutions for new business development in oem and aftermarkets – focus Europe, North America, Asia – China, India, Japan, Pacific Rim – and Australasia.

Founded in 1981 as ARMC and headquartered in London for Europe, operations opened in Detroit in 1982, for Australasia from 1984 and SE Asia from 1994, with associated company services from Melbourne in 1999. ARCG frequently works with Melbourne based Australian Automotive Intelligence where combined resources best serve clients.

  • New business opportunity identification
  • Assisting competitive positioning through joint ventures and technology transfer
  • Product, market & corporate assessment / strategy development
  • Internationally recognised specialist M&A Practice: acquire for less, sell for more

Specialist automotive industry corporate, product and market knowledge

Passenger & Commercial Vehicle Manufacturers and Component Suppliers.

Passenger car, suv, light medium & heavy duty truck products.

Vehicle retail distribution, after sales service and parts aftermarkets.

Transportation logistics related to changing manufacturing footprints.

Component assemblies & individual components sectors - engine & driveline, suspension steering braking, electronics & mechatronics, interior and exterior trim, materials and processes, fuels and lubricants, infotainment, communications & telematics.


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