TNS is part of Kantar, one of the world’s insight, information and consultancy groups. In 2013, TNS acquired Sinotrust.

We have a long legacy of working in automotive research and combine in-depth local knowledge and experience with an international network and access to world-leading research solutions and global expertise. We bring this together to provide our clients - from automotive manufacturers and parts suppliers, to tyre manufacturers and other service companies - with strategic support throughout their journey to market.                  

  • Deep expertise in product lifecycle management, go-to-market strategies and dealer network effectiveness
  • Over 350 automotive experts in five locations across China, connected to a global network of automotive research specialists
  • 14 years of gathering data, providing strong benchmarks
  • Over 20 years experience building the Chinese automotive market
  • More than 1 million face-to-face interviews conducted per year
  • Over 3.5 million CATI (Computer-Assisted Telephone Interviewing) calls per year

Our management team is made up of experts in the China Automotive sector, supported by international specialists

Meet our management team

Part of Kantar and WPP

We are connected to a global network of 800 dedicated TNS automotive consultants around the world as part of Kantar and WPP, ensuring we are at the leading edge of developments in data investment management and marketing strategy.