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    2024 ADAS & Autonomous Driving consumer analysis - When will consumers trust autonomous vehicles?
    The 2024 S&P Global Autonomous Driving Consumer Survey asked nearly 8,000 global participants questions regarding advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) features and automated driving technologies, to understand: consumers’ sentiments toward feature desirability, their willingness to pay; and their general interest in these technologies. Results showed respondents found Level 2 and 3 automated features currently on the market most desirable, but are typically less willing to pay extra, a...
    ADAS: From optional to essential technologies throughout the vehicle
    This report examines the evolution of advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) technologies and their impact on the automotive industry, broken down into 11 vehicle domains for better understanding.
    Global autonomy software application market tracker - 2024 update
    This software market tracker provides market intelligence of the spending on autonomy software technology and applications for level L0, L1, L2 and L2+. Both development and production software spending are captured in this tracker.
    Automotive cybersecurity market tracker - 2023 update
    Cybersecurity tracker provides an overview of volume and revenue of in-vehicle embedded and off-board/cloud security solutions. It depicts cybersecurity data by region and by technology. It offers a summary with Cybersecurity supplier data, solution details and M&A.
    Emerging HMI technologies
    This report aims to identify and access various emerging human-machine interface (HMI) systems and technologies. A qualitative and quantitative analysis for each emerging technology will be provided to establish—a supplier-OEM landscape, the forecast start of production and subsequent volumes throughout the forecast horizon, and the viability of the technology. In light of the emerging nature of the technologies covered in this report, the forecast horizon has been extended to highlight sev...
    ADAS L1 Software Tracker - August 2023
    This market tracker provides an overview of the spending on software technology, applications, and development for the L1 application software for the Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS).
    Over-the-air (OTA) updates and connected services landscape
    This report seeks to explore software and firmware over-the-air (OTA) update trends as they exist today in the automotive industry and are likely to evolve going forward. It provides a perspective on how automotive remote software updates will develop and which segments are the most important. The report provides a detailed understanding on how various market players, like OTA solution providers and automotive original equipment manufacturers, are collaborating or partnering with embedded ele...
    Acoustics and sound technologies—The third dimension of UX
    The in-car audio and acoustic experience will likely be a key differentiator in the increasingly connected, electrified and autonomous vehicles of today and the future. Sound management technologies are rapidly evolving as automakers look to add that X factor in their vehicles while enhancing the overall passenger experience. Consumers today see their vehicles as an extension of their home and personality, and the nuances of that “perfect” audio system are being fully exploited by origina...
    Cabin comfort and driving range tracker
    As the world shifts towards electric mobility, the importance of “real life” driving range is invaluable. The impact of vehicle thermal management must be considered for a realistic understanding. Different climate control systems have different performances in different climatic conditions. By accessing this database, it is possible to understand how car manufacturers are responding to these challenges and how different strategies affect the available driving range. The S&P Global Cabin ...
    Impact of emissions mandates on thermal suppliers
    The current focus of the global automotive industry is to develop sustainable powertrain technologies with incremental developments to reduce polluting emissions from an automobile. Fuel economy standards have proved their efficacy in the past with observed reduction in pollutants and improved fuel economy. It also emphasizes the need to strictly adhere to Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP) and real driving emissions (RDE) regulations, which incorporate real-time monitorin...
    Technology overview of hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles
    OEMs, suppliers, governments, and investors around the world are pouring effort, time, and money into accelerating the adoption of electrified vehicles in the automotive markets, in addition to making these new energy vehicles more efficient, more feature-packed, and safer than ever before. Automobiles have always represented freedom and convenience from the time they entered mass production and the century-long evolution of the supporting ecosystem has only made their adoption and usage more...
    EV charging infrastructure report and forecast
    Vehicle electrification is one of the most impactful and long-term ongoing trends in the automotive industry. For OEMs to comply with upcoming carbon dioxide (CO2) legislations and regional emissions targets, alternative propulsion vehicles are now firmly in place within OEM product portfolios. Out of the USD1.5-trillion capital expenditure of the energy sector supply chain in 2021, low-carbon power generation represented around 30%. Events such as the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine have...
    Power electronics: Inverter technology and market overview
    The ability to improve the performance and driving range of an electric vehicle (EV) while bringing their cost down to the level of a conventionally powered vehicle is one of the main focus points for automakers around the world. As the proposed bans of internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles come ever closer in several markets, the automotive industry is racing against time to achieve this goal. While several steps are being undertaken by automakers, the efficiency and performance of a tra...
    E-motors—OEM technology and integration strategies
    Over the next 10 years, the rapid pace of development in the alternative powertrain domain will flood the automotive industry with varying powertrain options. The market share for internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles will decline, replaced by alternative powertrain technologies. These technologies, which include mild-hybrid electric vehicles (MHEVs), full hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), battery-electric vehicles (BEVs), and hydrogen fuel-cell elect...
    Thermal solutions – From proliferation to consolidation
    A word that is used a lot these days in most sectors of the global automotive industry is ‘consolidation’. Bringing together multiple components or making a single component multitask by performing the tasks of multiple parts is seen as a way of lowering power demand, reducing weight, shrinking the amount of space required for installation or integration, and improving the overall system efficiency. In this report, different aspects of the automotive thermal domain are discussed to see ho...
    V2X communications - global growth and trends
    This report explores the growth and importance of vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication based on automotive telematics systems. The automotive telematics forecasts from IHS Markit analyze technology deployment, monitor OEM sourcing strategies, and identify specific new business opportunities through a six-year forecast calendar of new programs. The data represents sales forecasts of factory-installed telematics systems in new light vehicles. The technologies, trends, and forecasts of V2X ...
    Turbocharger market growth and ICE life-cycle impact
    Forced induction, which includes turbocharging and supercharging, was once largely seen only in the domain of high-performance, sophisticated engine configurations. Today, it is a key powertrain component technology for a wide range of vehicle applications and segments. In the past, the most vital design requirement that encouraged the use of forced induction in high-performance vehicles was to increase peak engine performance. Now that this technology has advanced in its integration, control...
    Solid state batteries and thermal management outlook
    There is no stopping the steady march of electrification in the automotive industry. OEMs, suppliers, governments, and investors are pouring time, money, and effort into accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in automotive markets across the globe, in addition to making EVs more efficient, more feature-packed and safer than ever before. Automobiles have represented freedom and convenience from the time they entered mass production as they enable hundreds of miles of driving, and...
    Automotive Show Report - CES 2022
    CES 2022 was held in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States from January 5-7, with around 400,000 visitors, 744 exhibitors, and 936 speakers.
    Engine cooling technologies for emission reduction
    Increasingly more stringent emission and fuel efficiency regulations globally, changing consumer sensibilities, cost considerations, government policies, and so on have been driving the shift towards more eco-friendly and sustainable forms of propulsion technologies. While components such as engine cooling radiators have been in existence for years, they are now complemented by newer technologies that include cooled exhaust gas recirculation, intelligent engine cooling, and more radical innovati...
    New BEV market entrants
    The global automotive industry is witnessing a massive transformation on all fronts. The new technology areas—Connected, Autonomous, Shared, and Electrified (CASE)—are greatly changing the entire concept of the automobile. Among the CASE technologies, increasing air pollution levels and the necessity to reduce the consumption of fossil fuels for propulsion have prompted all stakeholders across the mobility value chain to adopt the electrified powertrain technologies. Strong regulatory tai...
    Low-voltage battery technology
    This report delves into the sphere of automotive low-voltage starter and auxiliary batteries, and we analyze the technical aspects and market dynamics of one of the most ubiquitous components in an automobile. Automakers and suppliers have already realized the benefit of going in favor of twin battery configurations, especially more so as they enable OEMs to adhere to extremely rigorous industry norms regarding emissions and sustainability that already are or coming into effect in the very near ...
    Exhaust aftertreatment report
    An internal combustion engine (ICE) as a pure source of power would soon no longer be the choice of powertrain design. In the short to medium term, ICEs will venture into some form of hybrid and range extender platform for mainstream applications. Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP) is currently the standard test cycle for the EU market and is directing emission legislation in critical markets, such as Greater China, Japan, and India. This new test procedure has an influ...
    Automotive Show Report - IAA Mobility
    IAA Mobility 2021 took place in Munich, Germany, from September 7-12.
    Camera sensor report - Technologies, trends, and forecast
    Active safety and advanced driver assistance technologies continue to evolve largely driven by automotive regulations and changing consumer preferences towards a more convenient and safer driving experience. Safety assessment bodies such as Europe New Car Assessment Program (Euro NCAP) along with the other regional NCAPs are putting greater emphasis on the deployment of active safety technologies across all the passenger vehicle segments. These efforts are also bolstered by voluntary agreemen...
    HVAC in electric vehicles
    As demand for electric vehicles (EVs) gains traction in certain mature global markets, manufacturers are drawing up long-term strategic e-mobility road maps, moving beyond simply adapting the platforms and component architecture from existing vehicles for their electric products. Most legacy manufacturers are now investing significant resources for the development of ground-up battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) and multi-energy platforms, as well as research into all types of battery, motor, an...
    Automotive radar sensor report
    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 1.25 million people die each year from road crashes. Vehicular and pedestrian safety has become a key focus point for automotive OEMs and transport regulatory authorities. OEMs are supporting the “Road to Zero” project by offering standard and optional active safety and advanced driver-assistance system (ADAS) features in their vehicles. ADAS applications, such as adaptive cruise control (ACC), automatic emergency braking (AEB...
    Technologies driving seat comfort
    What originated as a stationary, spring, and padding-covered component—designed with the intent only to provide a surface for occupants to sit—has evolved into a comfort statement in modern vehicles. Car seats have undergone significant innovations over time, especially considering that the standard dimensions of the car seat do not allow many redesigning opportunities in modern cars today.  The early 1900s witnessed the introduction of seat adjustment, and later in the mid-1900s, op...
    Suspension technology report
    A vehicle's shock absorber technology can include everything from the type of shock absorber used, to the control, valve, and fluid type. While it is simple to understand the type of control a shock absorber uses, it is important to note the kind of tube architecture it uses and whether the valve is internal or external. This information, coupled with the type of suspension configuration that the shock absorber communicates with or complements, is used to gain a holistic picture of a vehicle's s...
    Automotive Show Report - Shanghai
    The Auto Shanghai 2021 was the 19th International Automobile Industry Exhibition and took place at the National Exhibition and Convention Center Shanghai in China from 19-28 April 2021.
    The future of E/E architectures
    The overarching trends affecting the automotive market are autonomous driving, electrification, connectivity, and shared mobility. This list could be lengthened to include digital cockpits, Internet of Things, and human-machine-interface; all of which are subsets of the above headings. There has been a rapid growth in the volume of data from vehicles as more cameras, radar, and light detection and ranging (LIDAR) systems provide huge amounts of raw data for processing, either at the edge or f...
    Passive safety technologies
    Automakers equip modern vehicles with a variety of safety systems that can be broadly divided into two groups: active or passive. While active safety systems assist a vehicle in preventing accidents, passive safety systems protect occupants of the vehicle and other road users in the event of an avoidable crash. Passive safety systems are activated after an accident occurs. Airbags, seatbelts, and whiplash protection are the most common passive safety systems in a vehicle.   Demand f...
    Power steering systems report
    Since its inception, the automotive industry has been a hub for technological, economic, and social innovation, not just altering the technology but the way people live. As might be expected, we are now in another such advancement of various components buoyed by trends such as electric mobility and autonomous driving. One such component is the steering system, although it seems like a simple component, it is quickly becoming part of a complex electrical architecture within the vehicle. While ...
    Automotive cybersecurity – market trends
    This report explores  the importance of cybersecurity systems and its growth in the automotive industry. The products, technologies, trends, and forecasts for key cybersecurity segments are included in the report. It contains information and forecasts of the cybersecurity software and services, as all the cybersecurity segments depend on yearly cybersecurity-enabled vehicle unit sales and systems in use. The research in this report is focused on the key cybersecurity segments. The report r...
    Automotive semiconductor trend report
    The four overarching trends affecting the automotive market today and in the foreseeable future, include autonomous driving, electrification, connectivity, and shared mobility. This list could be lengthened to include trends that are ultimately stemming from digital cockpit, internet of things (IoT), HMI, and new vehicle architectures and this report touches on all of these aspects as far as they impinge on semiconductor and sensors. Autonomous driving, electrification, connectivity, and sh...
    Alternative fuels—CNG, LPG, and ethanol
    Increasing concerns regarding air pollution, climate change, and depleting oil resources are bringing alternative automotive fuels to the forefront. In the search for alternative sources of propulsion, researchers around the world have developed capable competencies in areas such as electrification, alternative fuels, hybridization, hydrogen, and nitrogen. Success in alternative fuels aims to hasten the move away from the conventional, hydrocarbon-powered internal combustion engine (ICE) technol...
    Automotive Show Report - CES 2021
    This report highlights high-level themes represented at the show and summarizes announcement details by company with key insights for how the technologies presented impact automotive and technology strategies and industries.
    Applications, levels, and OEM strategy: From ADAS to autonomous
    Automotive OEMs have been focusing on improving the safety of their vehicles to address the pervasive issue of traffic crashes, with greater focus on crash avoidance to build upon long-standing benefits in crashworthiness. This effort is further supported by government regulations, independent safety evaluations such as New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), and voluntary commitments by the automotive industry worldwide. To offer active safety and driver assistance features while maintaining a so...
    Powertrain Technologies for Hybridization and Range Extension
    Traditional internal combustion engines (ICEs) are expected to no longer be the norm in the short-to-medium term, as new-generation engines find ventures into some form of hybrid and range-extender platform for mainstream powertrains. The Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) is currently the standard test cycle for the EU market and is directing emission legislation in critical markets such as mainland China, Japan, and India. This new test procedure has an influence on re...
    Lightweighting Opportunities in Electric Powertrain
    Although Lightweighting is not a new word in automaker's dictionary, it has gained increasing importance in recent years. The fact that lighter curb weight has dynamic and efficiency benefits has been around for decades, but only now it has come increasingly into focus. Lightweighting strategies are not limited to reducing the vehicle's weight, but they represent techniques to achieve an optimal balance between weight, performance, and cost. The customers of yesterday expected their vehicles ...
    Automotive Show Report - Beijing 2020
    The focus of the 2020 Beijing Motor Show were intelligent cars and alternative drive systems. All renowned automotive manufacturers and suppliers as well as numerous startups participated in the 2020 show. 
    HD Mapping and Localization Report
    This report provides an in-depth insight into the emerging market for high-definition maps (HD maps, autonomous maps) in the automotive industry. This report covers technology reviews of different approaches to HD map creation and updating, a look at the status of global standardization, and a comprehensive analysis of the major players. Furthermore, the report also aims to provide an in-depth coverage of the HD mapping supply chain, highlighting the key suppliers and startups along with thei...
    Thermal Management: HVAC Modules and Controls - Market Dynamics
    Advancements in cabin thermal management design and related additional features have not only become central to passenger comfort and wellbeing, but also play a role in meeting fuel efficiency and emission targets. In most major automotive markets, regulations, which govern parameters, such as tailpipe emission and fuel efficiency, have been getting more stringent. It means that OEMs and suppliers alike are prioritizing efficiency optimization across every system that makes up the vehicle. IH...
    Cockpit Domain Controller Report
    Historically vehicles have had a flat electrical/electronic (E/E) architecture with electronics control units (ECUs) responsible for different functions, which typically lead to a large number of ECUs per car. Some vehicles might have as many as 60 to 100, or even more, distinct ECUs. As the number of features increases this drives up hardware and software cost, complicates operations, increases engineering complexity, slows down time-to-market availability, and makes the vehicle heavier with ea...
    Global Door Trim Panel Report
    Door trim panels refer to the lightweight structure on the inside of a vehicle’s door. While they primarily act as an interface between the occupant and the inner workings of the door, they play a significant role in the evolving car interiors. Door trim panels contribute toward occupant protection, maintaining noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) levels, and functioning as housing for door elements. Traditional door panels consisted of housings for the door latch and a winding mechanism t...
    Mild Hybridization & 48V
    Automakers are exploring every possible way to improve fuel efficiency and reduce vehicle emission levels. The 48V mild-hybrid system has become an important technology, at least in the short-to-medium term, before automakers move toward pure electric propulsion. The relative simplicity of adopting 48V systems within existing vehicle designs and a low integration cost make the technology attractive for manufacturers. To take full advantage of the increased opportunity of 48V, engineers will have...
    Impact of Autonomous Driving on Lighting Technologies
    The global automotive market has witnessed the impact of autonomous driving on fundamental components of a vehicle. As we gradually head toward the foreseeable future with autonomous cars, both exterior and interior lighting systems have shifted from traditional lamps to intelligent lights, which includes the use of electronics and software. It all started with the introduction of light-emitting diode (LED), followed by adaptive front functions, and now digital technologies. This report provi...
    Shock Absorber Technology
    An in-depth analysis of the current and future shock absorber technology trends around the world A vehicle's shock absorber technology can include everything from the type of shock absorber used, to the control, valve, and fluid type. While it is simple to understand the type of control a shock absorber uses, it is important to note the kind of tube architecture it uses and whether the valve is internal or external. This information, coupled with the type of suspension that the shock absorber...
    The Automotive Turbochargers Report
    Turbocharging, once largely the domain of high-performance, sophisticated engine configurations, is now a key powertrain component technology for a wide range of vehicle applications and segments. In the past, the major design requirement encouraging the use of forced induction in performance vehicles was to increase peak engine performance in terms of horsepower (hp). Now that the technology has advanced in its integration, control strategy, and cost parameters to give value-for-money fuel effi...
    Brake Actuation Market and Technology Report
    Autonomous driving means driverless driving, where the “driver” does not exist, and the car drives itself. This requires a strong electrical or electronic architecture, leading to a need for majority components to be either fully or partially actuated through electronics. This is where electrohydraulic brake (EHB) actuation becomes an apt first step toward brake-by-wire, a technology needed for autonomous vehicles. It is relatively simple to adjust fundamentally electronics-based componen...
    Automotive Show Report - CES 2020
    This report highlights high-level themes represented at the show and summarizes announcement details by company with key insights for how the technologies presented impact automotive and technology strategies and industries.
    Advanced transmission & driveline technologies
    There has been tremendous development in the field of automotive transmissions over the past two decades, some of which include an increased speed number, expanded ratio spread, and improved efficiency and actuation quality. Electrification of automotive transmissions is the current strategy among various suppliers as a response to stringent legislation on emissions and fuel economy. Conventional automotive transmissions for internal combustion engines are generally classified into MT, AMT, AT, ...
    Automotive Show Report - Los Angeles
    The Los Angeles (LA) Auto Show is an annual car show held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in late November or early December.
    Exhaust Sensor Report - 2019 Database
    The market for exhaust sensors will grow as a result of increasingly stringent emissions regulations and tough market forces that dictate cleaner vehicles under all operation conditions, along with tougher tests to make sure the newly certified vehicles adhere to standards under real driving conditions.
    Automotive lidar sensor
    Sensing and perception technologies are getting more advanced to support the development of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving technologies. Lidar stands for light detection and ranging and is based on laser beams for scanning a vehicle’s surrounding. Because of technical advantages over other sensing technologies, lidar sensors are experiencing increased adoption by automotive OEMs and autonomous driving companies. Research scope and methodology This r...
    Automotive Show Report - Tokyo
    The theme of the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show was “Open Future” focusing on cutting edge futuristic technologies including future mobility, flying cars, next-generation personalized mobility, autonomous driving, connected vehicles, and new energy-based vehicles.
    HVAC Control Panel Sector Report
    Thermal management is an integral part of a vehicle’s cabin experience, and OEMs are adopting more sophisticated solutions to improve passenger comfort and convenience while balancing efficiency. The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is increasingly being driven by electronic control units (ECUs) and sensors. Even the more price-conscious segments and regional markets are gradually contributing to higher-value thermal component demand. This report aims to provide an u...
    Automotive Show Report - Frankfurt
    The 2019 International Motor Show (IAA) took place at Frankfurt Am Main from 10–22 September 2019.
    Connected Gateways Market
    One of the major automotive industry transformations in the 2000s is the rapid growth and innovation of digital technologies. The connected cars market began expanding from around 2007, having been fueled by the development of the smartphone. This provided connected car content and services without an embedded modem system and a lowered telematics systems’ entry price. The resulting explosion in smartphone applications also contributed to the connected car market, with a significant portion be...
    Autonomous driving implications on Instrument Panel
    The manufacturing sector globally is on the cusp of another ‘disruption’ driven primarily by technology. The automotive industry, being no different, has been at the receiving end of the technology penetration and we are already witnessing new inroads leading to the vehicles of tomorrow. Within the automotive ecosystem, the interior space will transform tremendously when we consider autonomy as the foreseeable future, so much so that the industry is still pondering the extent of changes that...
    Global Parking Brake Market and Technology Report
    Despite parking brakes not being the most “intriguing” component for creative innovations, automakers and suppliers have been relatively active throughout the years to push for new solutions in this field. Early vehicle brakes, such as the ones used in the first Mercedes-Benz in 1901, used mechanical drum brakes that comprised steel cables wrapped around the drums of the rear wheels and were operated by a hand lever. Today, this system has developed into electrically-actuated disc brakes. Th...
    Automotive Show Report - New York
    The 2019 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) took place at Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York, the US from 19–28 April 2019.
    Automotive Wiring Harnesses Report
    The automotive wiring harness essentially distributes both signal information and electricity throughout the vehicle. Components commonly connected to the wiring harness are control units, sensors, and actuators, including the onboard diagnostic computer, auxiliary lights, dashboard controls, and the emissions system, to name but a few. This report covers global and regional demand for wiring harnesses and includes the following regions: North America, Europe, China, India, South America, Jap...
    Automotive Show Report - Geneva
    The 2019 Geneva show was majorly focused around future trends for the automotive industry and conceptual technologies—electrification of vehicles and connected mobility, driverless vehicles, packages of digital services, and transportation services.
    Onboard battery heating in Full Hybrid & Electric Vehicles (EVs)
    This report provides an understanding of the battery heating system component technology and market trends for light vehicle full hybrids and EVs, an in-depth demand outlook, and an overview of the main players and market drivers—on both global and regional levels. What are the size and scope of the global EV battery heating component market? What are the key drivers pushing the sector? What is the regional outlook for the sector? What are the challenges faced by the EV battery heati...
    Premium OEM Chassis Strategy Report
    This report provides a fundamental understanding of the strategy premium OEMs follow in evolving their vehicle chassis, an in-depth demand outlook, an overview of the main market drivers and challenges—on both global and regional levels—and current and planned advances pertaining to caliper technology. What are the size and scope of the global premium OEM chassis market? What are the key drivers pushing change in the sector? What are the new technologies expected in the future? Wha...
    The Global Seat Assembly Report and Forecast
    The automotive industry has been on a progressive voyage since its inception, adapting to the various shifts in process and technology over time. From the early coachbuilding days to when Ford introduced the assembly line practice in the early 1900s for series production, the “automobile” has undergone a series of evolutions. Operating as the building blocks, automotive components have been on the transformation end during this time, adapting to new technologies as well as design and functio...
    Automotive Show Report - NAIAS
    The 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) took place at Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan, United States from 12-27 January 2019.
    Integrated Comfort Electronics on the Rise: Central Body Control Module Market Trends
    Automotive electronics are becoming more crucial to the smooth starting and running of a vehicle. Today, electronic systems comprise about 80–90% of car innovations and new features, from emission level regulations to safety systems (both active and passive), right to entertainment and connectivity features. Even before the engine starts, electronics powered by integrated circuits have already unlocked the car. As you drive out of the parking lot, adjust the air conditioning (A/C) or tune to y...
    Automotive Show Report - CES
    The annual CES continues to host the world’s automotive innovators to highlight the most cutting-edge technologies the industry can offer.
    Automotive Show Report - Los Angeles
    The Los Angeles (LA) Auto Show is an annual car show held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in late November or early December.
    Power Steering Systems Market Report
    This report provides a basic understanding of power steering systems for cars, an in-depth demand outlook, and an overview of the main players and market drivers on global and regional levels. The report will answer the following questions:  What are the size and scope of the global power steering systems market? What are the key drivers within the sector? What are the incumbent and upcoming technologies in the market? What is the supplier-OEM landscape for the market? All...
    Lighting Industry shifting towards sensor technology
    All research in this report is based on the 2017 IHS Markit Global Lighting Sector Forecast that covers global and regional growth of the lighting industry in supporting ADAS systems, along with technology, customer, and supplier analysis. The report provides an understanding of the changing role of lighting systems with increasing autonomy levels and the challenges facing the automotive lighting industry at global and regional levels. The following are the focus areas of this detailed rep...
    Heated Steering Wheel fitment in OE light vehicles is growing significantly
    This report provides an understanding of the heated steering wheel (HSW) technology and market trends for light vehicles, an in-depth demand outlook, and an overview of the main players and market drivers – on both global and regional levels. What are the size and scope of the global HSW market? What are the key drivers pushing the sector? What is the regional outlook for the sector? What are the challenges faced by the heated steering wheel sector? What is the business outlook for...
    2018 Automotive user experience consumer analysis
    IHS Markit Consumer Survey reports and companion databases indicate that innovative technologies, new services, and increased connectivity are key deciding factors when considering a new vehicle purchase. The surveys take input from more than 5,000 vehicle owners intending to purchase a new vehicle within the next 36 months, across five key automotive markets—the United States, Japan (new), China, Germany, and the United Kingdom.
    2018 Automotive premium audio consumer analysis
    IHS Markit Consumer Survey reports and companion databases indicate that innovative technologies, new services, and increased connectivity are key deciding factors when considering a new vehicle purchase. The surveys take input from more than 5,000 vehicle owners intending to purchase a new vehicle within the next 36 months, across five key automotive markets—the United States, Japan (new), China, Germany, and the United Kingdom.
    Trends in Keyless Vehicle Access Control Systems
    Automotive electronics have rapidly evolved over the past decade with electrification of mechanical components and introduction of electronics in safety, security, and propulsion technologies. There has been a major shift in the technologies that give access to vehicles—from keys to keyless entry. Keyless vehicle access control systems are fully automated systems comprising an electronic locking feature that secures access to the vehicle electronically, substituting for the conventional mechan...
    Automotive Cybersecurity Report
    Please note that the forecast was updated in May 2018. The report was last updated in November 2017. This report covers the global market for cyber security measures for embedded wireless systems, physical systems, and cyber -physical systems, in the car. The paper covers some of the aspects that necessitate the need for cyber security measures, such as attack surfaces, threat models, and attack vectors. This includes a brief history of current reported cyber security attacks. The r...
    Front Lighting ECU Trends
    Electronic systems such as safety systems and lighting systems contribute to about 80–90% of all modern-car innovations. With continuous adoption of automotive technology and lighting components, headlights and taillights have gone through a substantial change in functionality and design; these lighting components combine high performance with safety, low-energy consumption, and aesthetics. A critical element for vehicle lighting systems is their performance on the road. This system needs t...
    Seat Value Chain Mapping
    When it comes to manufacturing, the automotive industry is one of the prime examples of a sophisticated production network simplified to perform complex tasks to build quality products for consumers. As one of the early adopters of innovative production processes, such as the acclaimed “assembly line” process introduced by Ford in the early 1900s for series production, automotive production has scaled new heights over time. To sustain vehicle quality when delivered to the consumers, it is im...
    Automotive A/C compressor technology overview and market analysis
    This report provides an understanding of the A/C compressor technology and market trends for light vehicles, an in-depth demand outlook, and an overview of the main players and market drivers—on both global and regional levels. Questions the report will answer include What are the size and scope of the global A/C compressor market? What are the key drivers pushing the sector? What are the challenges faced by the A/C compressor sector? What is the business outlook for the A/C com...
    Caliper Market and Technology Advancement Report
    This report provides a fundamental understanding of brake calipers for cars, an in-depth demand outlook, an overview of the main players and market drivers—on a global and regional level—and current and planned advances pertaining to caliper technology. Questions the report will answer include: What are the size and scope of the global caliper market? What are key drivers pushing the sector? What are the new technologies expected in the future? What is the supplier-OEM landsca...
    Supplying PSA
    Groupe PSA is the 9th largest light vehicle OEM in terms of sales volume. In August 2017, PSA completed the acquisition of Opel/Vauxhall in Europe from General Motors (GM). The transaction has taken in all of Opel/Vauxhall's automotive operations. This includes the Opel and Vauxhall brands, six assembly facilities, five component manufacturing operations, its engineering centre in Rüsselsheim (Germany), and 40,000 staff. However, it excludes a powertrain engineering centre in Turin (Italy) whic...
    Thermal Management in Electric Vehicles
    Research scope and definitions This report provides an initial understanding of thermal management in battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and full hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), demand outlook, and an overview of the main players and market drivers—on global and regional levels. Questions the report will answer include: What are the size and scope of the global BEV/full HEV thermal management component market? What are key drivers pushing the sector? What is the business outlook...
    Supplying the Volkswagen Group
    The Volkswagen Group (VW) has continued to ratchet up its sales volumes and global market share in recent years through expanding both its robust range of vehicle brands and nameplates and extending its geographic market footprint. VW delivered 10.3 million vehicles to customers worldwide in 2016, a rise of 3.8 percent compared with 2015 when it appeared that the company's recent sales growth phase was beginning to stall due to a number of reasons. Firstly, the high sales base already achieved r...
    Supplying Toyota
    Exhibit 1: IHS Markit Light Vehicle Sales Forecast 2013-2021 Exhibit 2: IHS Markit Light Vehicle Sales Forecast for Toyota brands, 2013-2021 Key financial performance values for Toyota Motor  CREDIT RATING (TOYOTA MOTOR) Long-term       MOODY'S Aa3       S&P AA-                 MAR...
    Over-the-Air Updates: Real Market Emergence
    Over-the-air (OTA) updates have significant economic advantages owing to large cost savings compared with existing manual approaches. Since our last report in 2015, there has been a real market emergence of OTA updates in cars, particularly in the telematics and infotainment space. A major mainstream automaker, General Motors (GM), is also believed to have implemented OTA core electronic control units (ECUs) updates this year.  The real market emergence is primarily precipitated by recal...
    Supplying the BMW Group
    Exhibit 1: IHS Markit Light Vehicle Sales Forecast 2013-2021 Exhibit 2: IHS Markit Light Vehicle Sales Forecast for BMW brands, 2013-2021 Exhibit 3: Key financial performance values for BMW AG CREDIT RATING (BMW AG) Long-term       MOODY'S A1       S&P A+                   &nbs...
    2017 Automotive premium audio consumer analysis
    The Automotive Premium Audio Consumer Analysis is a consumer survey that sheds light on consumers’ attitudes toward infotainment features, autonomous cars and urban mobility, ADAS features, HMI, telematics, remote vehicle services, apps, and audio sources in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, and China.
    Supplying the FCA Group
    IHS Markit Light Vehicle Sales Forecast 2013-2021 FCA Brand Light Vehicle Sales Forecast 2013-2021 Key financial performance values for Fiat SpA CREDIT RATING (FIAT SPA) Long-term       MOODY'S Ba3       S&P BB       FITCH BB-                 M...
    Thermal Systems in Light Vehicle Seats and Surfaces
    This report provides a basic understanding of thermal systems in car seats and surfaces, an in-depth demand outlook, and an overview of the main players and market drivers, on both a global and regional level. What is the size and scope of the global thermal systems markets, in particular for car seats, and what is the potential for other surfaces? What are the key drivers pushing the sector? What are the prevailing component/system technologies? What is the supplier-OEM landscape for ...
    Leather in Automotive Interiors
    Once considered to be the epitome of in-cabin luxury and accessible to only a handful of affluent car buyers, leather has come a long way as an upholstery material of choice in today’s automotive interiors. Owing to commercialization and advancement in the leather-making process, the global footprint and application of leather in automotive interiors have increased over the last several years. Not only is leather an essential part of the luxury cars of today, but it is also spreading its base ...
    Supplying Ford
       Key financial performance values for Ford Motor Company CREDIT RATING (FORD MOTOR COMPANY) Long-term       MOODY'S Baa2       S&P BBB       FITCH BBB                 MARKET CAPITALISATION as of 12/31/2016 $47,683 Mil    ...
    Supplying General Motors
    In 2016, General Motors sold 6.532 million units worldwide, down 0.4% on that achieved in 2015. The company ranked fifth highest strategic group in sales volume in 2016. Global Light Vehicle Sales Volume by Strategic Group 2013 - 2021 (Source: IHS Markit LV Sales Forecast, March 2018) Following the rationalisation following bankruptcy and the divestment of its European operations, General Motors has gone from being one of the most prolific owners of global brands to a more focused, range o...
    Supplying Honda
    Light Vehicle Sales by Sales Group (Source: IHS Markit LV Sales Forecast - April 2018) Honda's global sales increased nearly 6% year on year  in 2016 to an all-time high to over 4.92 million units, posting its fifth consecutive year of growth.Looking ahead, IHS Markit expect the group’s sales volume to reach over 5.2 million units in 2017, reflecting an increase 7% year-on-year growth. This growth is forecast to moderate in the following years and will maintain an average sales volume ...
    The Seating Systems Report
    The Seat Adjuster Forecast describes the tier-1 supplier of the seat adjuster for longitudinal (backwards-forwards) adjustment of the front and rear seats (if applicable), split into manual and power adjusters. The installation volume reflects the number of adjuster sets per seat position (e.g., one for driver or passenger seat; and two for second-row seat, if the second row is a split bench). The Seat Recliner Forecast describes the tier-1 supplier of the seat backrest recliner for the fron...
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