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Automotive Steering Systems Market by Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, LCV, & HCV), System Type (Manual, HPS, EHPS & EPS), Safety Features (With ABS/ESP & Without ABS/ESP), & Geography - Industry Trends & Forecast to 2018

Steering systems are installed in order to maneuver a vehicle. Ever since the inception of the motor vehicle, steering systems have been the main stay of the vehicle’s maneuverability and agility. Over the history of the automotive industry, steering systems have evolved from being rigid and strenuous manual steering systems to more sophisticated, easy to use and reliable assisted steering systems. Modern day steering systems use various assistance systems to provide better directional stability and agility to a vehicle. Steering systems are categorized into two basic categories:manual steering system andassisted steering system.

July 2014 $ 4650 selected

Passenger Car Sensors Market by Application (Powertrain/Drivetrain, Exhaust, Interior/Comfort, DAS, & Body Control), by Sensor Type (Pressure, Temperature, Speed, O2/NOx, Position, & Others) & by Geography - Trends & Forecast to 2019

The use of sensors in automotive industry has rapidly increased in the last few decades. The first sensors made for a car were to manage the engine. By 1960’s, it became a widespread practice in passenger cars. The introduction of federal emission norms gave a boost to this market making it quintessential for the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to strike a balance between government regulations, manufacturability, and robustness. This required the systems to be equipped with new and precise sensors, such as the Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP), air fuel ratio sensors, and others. Since then, the sensors used in automobiles have evolved and have catapulted the complexity of vehicle electronics to new heights. Precise measurements and quick data analysis has paved the way for technologies which have helped automotive OEMs cope with the increased pressure from the governments. For Example, the number of sensors used in engine control application has increased from 10 in 1995 to more than 60 in 2013.

July 2014 $ 4650 selected

Automotive Suspension Systems Market by Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, LCV & HCV), System Type (Passive & Semi-Active/Active), Damping Type (Hydraulic & Electromagnetic) & Geography - Industry Trends & Forecast to 2018

Most of the suspension systems that are still used are passive in nature, which do not require an external source of energy/actuation to function. But, emphasis on better ride control performance, smooth and safe ride with minimal or no vibrations to be felt by the driver have been changing the overall dynamics of the suspension systems industry. The increasing vehicle production due to the increasing demand for automobiles has also been one of the drivers for the suspension systems.

July 2014 $ 4650 selected

Automotive Exhaust Systems Market by Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, & ROW), by Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, LCVs, & HCVs), by Fuel Type (Gasoline & Diesel), by After-Treatment Device (DPF, DOC, SCR, TWC, & NOx Adsorber) - Trends & Forecasts to 2019

The exhaust system is an integral part of an automobile. The main function of an exhaust system is to take the exhaust gases out, which are created during the burning of fuel inside the cylinders, through the tubes and filters to the end pipe which releases it into the atmosphere. The major components used in an exhaust system of an automobile are engine manifold (which is the component fixed at the cylinder heads so as to take the gases right after the burning process into the exhaust system); engine down pipe (which is used to pass the exhaust gases from the manifolds to the floor of the chassis where rest of the exhaust system is situated); catalytic converter (through which the exhaust gases pass, and it breaks down the harmful exhaust gases into less harmful gases for the environment); muffler (once treated, the exhaust gases pass through a muffler which is used to suppress the high noise created by the engine releasing the exhaust gases); and finally the tail pipe (through which the exhaust gases gets released into the atmosphere). Both the gasoline and the diesel engines have these common exhaust system components.

June 2014 $ 4650 selected

Automotive Lighting Market by Position (Front, Rear, Side, & Interior), Technology (Halogen, Xenon/HID, & LED), Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, LCV, Bus, & Heavy Truck), & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2020

Lighting is an essential part of an automobile as its basic purpose is to provide visibility for the driver under darkness and bad weather conditions and to intimate the vehicle presence, position, and size of the pedestrians and motorists on the road. In addition to this, lighting enhances the look of the vehicle, interiors as well as exteriors. Automobile manufacturers have considerably minimized the energy consumption through developments in LED and adaptive lighting technologies. There are major three types of technologies used in automotive lighting such as halogen, Xenon/HD, and LED out of which, halogen is most widely used.

June 2014 $ 4650 selected

South American Automotive Production Outlook to 2018 by Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, LCV, and HCV), Fuel Type (Gasoline, Diesel, and Others) and Key Country Level Markets (Brazil and Argentina)

The South American region has been garnering a lot of attention from automotive OEMs over the past few years. The regions vehicle production witnessed a growth of 8.23% from 2011 to 2013. The major countries contributing to the South American automotive production were Brazil, Argentina, and Columbia. The major automotive original equipment manufacturers of the region are Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Volkswagen, Ford Motor Co., and General Motors Co. With aid from the government in the form of liberal policies and regulations, OEMs in the region have been increasing their operations in the region to cater to the domestic and export demands. The entire South American automobile production is expected to grow to 5,760.79 thousand units by 2018.

April 2014 $ 4650 selected

North American Automotive Production Outlook to 2018 by Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, LCV, and HCV), Fuel Type (Gasoline, Diesel, and Others) and Key Country Level Markets (U.S., Canada, and Mexico)

Automotive industry is a prime contributor to the Gross Domestic Product of a country, whose growth can be interlinked with the growth of the country’s economy. In addition to hikes in gasoline prices, imposition of stringent norms and emission regulations has changed the scenario of the automotive industry to more fuel efficient and eco-friendly vehicles. Leading the auto industry, the United States is the home to top Original Equipment Manufacturers, namely General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler participating as great benefactors to the growing automotive market in North America. The rising economy of Mexico has been at the forefront in terms of inward Foreign Direct Investments when it comes to the automotive industry over the past few years.

April 2014 $ 4650 selected

Automotive Diagnostic Scan Tools Market by Geography (U.S., Europe, Asia-Pacific & ROW) & Product Type (Diagnostic Equipment, Diagnostic Software, & Repair & Diagnostic Data) - Industry Trends & Forecast to 2018

As the systems used in the vehicles became very much technically advanced, the link between the cause and symptom became very less obvious. This resulted in the inclusion of self-diagnosis in the electronic systems and to communicate to the outside world. Earlier, the vehicle electronic systems had their own protocols, which resulted in the usage of a large number of different tools to diagnose a single vehicle. This was overcome by setting out standards, allowing the vehicle manufacturers to use for the end of line test and garage equipment manufacturers to design tools that can be used to diagnose a number of vehicles. The automotive diagnostic scanning tool is one of the major garage equipment, which is used to diagnose any fault in a vehicle by just plugging it into the vehicle using the diagnostic connector and running a full scan. The major advantages associated with the tool are the short time taken to diagnose, ease in identifying the fault and rectifying the same.

December 2013 $ 4650 selected

Automotive Air Filters Market by Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, Light & Heavy Commercial), by Filter Type (Intake & Cabin Air Filters), by Market Type (OE & Aftermarket), Two-Wheelers (OE & Aftermarket) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018

The increasing anthropogenic activities contribute to pollution and results in increased air pollution. Activities such as construction, mining, and deforestation increase the content of PM2.5 and PM10 in the air. Other sources such as industrial & vehicular exhausts, power plants, etc. contribute to gaseous air pollutants (carbon monoxide, SOx, NOx, etc.)

October 2013 $ 4650 selected

Oil Filter & Fuel Filter Market by Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, LCVs & HCVs), Market Type (OE & Aftermarket), Filter Type (Oil & Fuel), Fuel Type (Gasoline & Diesel) & Geography - Industry Trends & Forecast to 2018

Emerging green initiatives, emphasis on energy security & sustainability by reducing dependency on non-renewable energy resources and tougher environmental policies and regulations have been changing the overall dynamics of the fuel industry. For instance, introduction of biofuels derived from organic matter such as animals, plants or sometimes even algae is posing new challenges in filtration of soft organics and water from the fuel. Evolving engine designs need high levels of oil and fuel cleanliness. As automobile engine technologies across the world became more and more sophisticated, providing clean oil and fuel to these complex engines also have become very critical thus, making oil and fuel filters an integral part of modern automobiles. Strict emission standards and engine efficiency norms enforced by governments and legislative bodies all over the world has forced automotive manufacturers to look for various avenues to meet these standards, ending up driving the demand for automotive oil and fuel filters.

October 2013 $ 4650 selected

Automotive Paints Market by Coat Type (Electrocoat, Primer, Basecoat & Clearcoat), by Technology (Solvent-Borne, Waterborne & Powder Coating), Texture Type (Metallic & Solid), Vehicle Type & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018

The automotive paints industry has not only adopted the advancements in the automotive industry but it is also growing in line with the automobile demand. The growth of the automotive paints technology can be defined as multifaceted as it has grown in terms of its products, and color options offered to the customers and durability.

September 2013 $ 4650 selected

Automotive HVAC Market by Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, LCVs & HCVs), Technology (Manual & Automatic), Components & Cabin Comfort Market by Type (Power Seats, Power Windows, Heated Seats & Sunroofs) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018

The present generation vehicles manufactured are equipped with many features which differ in functions performed, cost and application of the system. These features make the vehicle very comfortable for people to carry out their daily activities. This report deals with five such features—HVAC systems, power windows, power seats, heated seats and sunroofs. The HVAC systems and power windows are commonly found in most of the vehicles these days, whereas the adoption of other cabin comfort features is increasing at a slow pace due to usage of these features mainly in the luxury vehicle segment.

August 2013 $ 4650 selected

Semi Autonomous Market For Passenger Car By Type (Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keep Assist, Autonomous Park Assist & Adaptive Lights), By Technology, By Geography, & Autonomous Car (Qualitative Trends & Technologies) – Global Trends & Forecast To 2018

Automotive industry was one of the key industries affected by the economic downturn in 2008 (global sales 68.1 million units) and 2009 (global sales 65.4 million units). However, the scenario has changed since 2010 (global sales 74.6 million units). This upward trend continued in 2011 and 2012. The present global demand for automobiles is increasing at a significant rate, indicating the pace at which the industry is heading out of the recovery phase. As stated in the recent publication of Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d’ Automobiles (OICA), the global vehicle sales in 2012 reached to 81.7 million units, of which, passenger car sales were 60.5 million units. With the escalation in the vehicle fleet all over the globe, there is an increase in the number of road accidents, casualties, and deaths. In addition, the increase in the global vehicle fleet is increasing exhaust emissions, and thereby greenhouse gases (GHGs). Thus, challenging environmental regulations.

August 2013 $ 4650 selected

Variable Valve Timing Market (Cam phasing, Variable Valve Actuation (VVA)) & Start-Stop Systems (Direct Starter, Enhanced Starter, Belt-driven Alternator Starter (BAS), Integrated Starter Generator (ISG)) Market Global Trends & Forecast By Technology & Geography To 2018

Cam-driven engines are the most common type of engines used in the modern day automotive industry and valve timing is one of the most crucial parameters in an engine configuration which decides the performance levels of a machine.

June 2013 $ 4650 selected

Driver Assistance Systems Market, By Types [Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Lane Departure Warning (LDWS), Park Assist, Drowsiness Monitor, Blind Spot Detection (BSD), Night Vision, Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPMS), Adaptive Front Lighting], By Technology [Ultrasonic, Image, RADAR, LIDAR, Infrared (IR)] & Geography: Global Trends and Forecast to 2018

The global demand for automobiles is increasing at a significant rate since past few years. Due to the global economic downturn, automobile industry witnessed a slight downfall from 2008, where global sales of the vehicles decreased to 68.1 million units from 71.2 million units (2007).

June 2013 $ 4650 selected

Automotive Brake System Market By Geography, Technology [Electronically Assisted (ABS, EBS) & Non-Electronically Assisted], Brake Type (Disc, Drum), & Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, Light & Heavy Commercial, Two Wheelers)–Global Trends & Forecast to 2018

A vehicle brake is a mechanical device which uses friction to convert kinetic energy to heat, applied to the rotating wheel or axles. The brake industry has evolved from simple wooden block brakes to recent disc and drum brakes with addition of electronic braking systems.

April 2013 $ 4650 selected

Automotive Transmission Market, By Transmission Types [Continuously Variable (CVT), Dual Clutch (DCT)], Vehicle Types (Passenger, Commercial) & Geography: Global Trends and Forecast to 2018

A transmission system helps power to propagate from power source (engine) to drive mechanism. These systems utilize clutch and gears to provide speed and torque conversions from crank shaft to wheels. Transmission systems have been constantly evolving from manual to automatic or from 5 speed gears to even 8 speed gears. Varying needs of the users such as improved fuel economy, increasing vehicle performance requirements, greater power requirements, and enhanced driving experience have led to tremendous changes and developments in automotive transmission systems.

April 2013 $ 4650 selected

Fuel Injection Systems Market By Technology (Port Fuel, GDI, Direct Diesel), Engine Type (Gasoline, Diesel), Geography, Vehicle Type & Component: Global Trends & Forecast To 2018

Fuel injection system is a vital component in any automotive engine. With continuous developments occurring in gasoline and diesel injection technologies, various automobile manufacturers have succeeded in meeting stringent carbon emission norms and improving fuel economy of vehicles. A typical fuel injection system is an assembly of number of components governed by electronic control unit (ECU) which regulates and monitors the quantity of fuel entering into engine cylinders depending upon engine requirements.

February 2013 $ 4650 selected

Turbocharger Market by Vehicle Types (Passenger & Commercial), Fuel Types (Diesel & Gasoline) & Geography – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2017

Automotive turbochargers are forced induction systems which compress air entering into the engine by utilizing the heat energy of exhaust gases. These devices introduce greater volumes of air into the engine cylinder thus making available more air-fuel mixture in each cylinder during power stroke of an engine; which in-turn boosts its performance. A turbocharged engine offers many advantages such as increased power output, improved power to weight ratio and vehicle efficiency, and also helps in engine downsizing. Turbochargers can also be classified based on fuel types as gasoline and diesel turbocharger which are used for passenger cars and commercial vehicles.

January 2013 $ 4650 selected

Low Emission Vehicle Market (2012 - 2017) - By Degree of Hybridization & Type of Traction Battery Used - Global Forecast, Trends & Analysis

Low emission vehicles are expected to witness good growth as they are being accepted across the globe. Currently, low emission market is dominated by Full Hybrid Electric Vehicles (FHEVs) and expected to remain as market leader during the forecasted period. The market of North America is expected to be the biggest one for FHEVs. However, our research says that market for PHEVs and BEVs will develop at a faster rate due to governments’ initiatives to develop charging infrastructure in battery technology.

May 2012 $ 4650 selected



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