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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.
    Inside Mercedes-Benz - Sourcing and technology strategy
    This all-in-one report provides in-depth analysis of Mercedes-Benz's current and future production strategies. It also focuses on the uptake levels of key technologies and components across all AutoTechInsight vehicle domains.
    Inside Ford - Sourcing and technology strategy
    This all-in-one report provides in-depth analysis of Ford's current and future production strategies. It also focuses on the uptake levels of key technologies and components across all AutoTechInsight vehicle domains.
    Inside General Motors - Sourcing and technology strategy
    This all-in-one report provides in-depth analysis of GM's current and future production strategies. It also focuses on the uptake levels of key technologies and components across all AutoTechInsight vehicle domains.
    Inside BYD - Sourcing and technology strategy
    This all-in-one report provides in-depth analysis of BYD's current and future production strategies. It also focuses on the uptake levels of key technologies and components across all AutoTechInsight vehicle domains.
    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).
    Inside Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi - Sourcing and technology strategy
    This all-in-one report provides in-depth analysis of the Alliance's current and future production strategies. It also focuses on the uptake levels of key technologies and components across all AutoTechInsight vehicle domains.
    Inside Honda - Sourcing and technology strategy
    This all-in-one report provides in-depth analysis of Honda’s current and future production strategies. It also focuses on the uptake levels of key technologies and components across all AutoTechInsight vehicle domains.
    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...
    Inside Stellantis - Sourcing and technology strategy
    This all-in-one report provides a detailed review of Stellantis’s current position, covering its finances, sales performance to date, production forecasts, technology strategies, and plans. In late 2019, former Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Groupe PSA reached a definitive agreement to merge their operations, creating the world’s fourth-largest automotive group by volume and the third largest by revenue. The merged company, later named Stellantis, received approval from the European Co...
    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...
    Inside Rivian - Sourcing and technology strategy
    This report provides a detailed review of Rivian’s current position, covering its finances, sales performance to date, production forecasts, technology strategies, and future plans. Company origins and evolution Rivian is a new electric vehicle (EV) company, following in the footsteps of Tesla. Similar with Tesla and other new entrants, such as Lucid and Fisker, Rivian has no legacy of internal combustion engine (ICE) and conventional transmission vehicles and existing production capacity ...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    Inside the US - Supply chain and technology dynamics
    This is an in-depth analysis of current and future production strategies in the United States (US). Content includes an assessment of the domestic supply chain and vehicle companies’ sourcing arrangements, as well as the current automotive investment climate and activity in the country. All IHS Markit data is correct as of November 2021. Pre COVID-19, US vehicle production output was around 10.6 million units in 2019. In 2020, this fell to 8.6 million with the loss of production a functi...
    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...
    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 ...
    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...
    Inside ASEAN - Supply chain and technology dynamics
    This is an in-depth analysis of current and future production strategies within Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), with a specific focus on the markets of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Content includes an assessment of the main component suppliers and OEMs in the market, alongside each country’s global and regional roles, and strengths and weaknesses. The following table summarizes key economic indicators for the countries covered in this report...
    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...
    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 ...
    Inside South Korea - Supply chain and technology dynamics
    This is an in-depth analysis of current and future production strategies in South Korea. Content includes an assessment of the main component suppliers and OEMs in the market, alongside each country’s technological expertise areas. All data and analyses are correct as of 13 October 2020. South Korea’s economic stability has helped underpin its growth and rise in international prominence in recent years. The government has been very supportive of its manufacturing sector and has also back...
    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...
    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...
    Inside Mexico - Supply chain and technology dynamics
    An in-depth analysis of current and future production strategies within and for Mexico, including mapping the main component suppliers and OEMs in the market, along with its technology focuses. Mexico is ranked as the seventh largest vehicle producer in the world and is the largest vehicle producer in Latin America. The growth of the Mexican automotive industry was stimulated by the signing of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in 1994, which spurred on vehicle exports and att...
    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...
    Inside Ford - Sourcing and technology strategy
    An in-depth analysis of the current and future production strategies of Ford. This all-in-one report focuses on mapping the key components Ford uses as well as the suppliers that provide them. The OEM's technological developments and direction are also discussed, including that of its relatively delayed journey into electrification and the subsequent partnerships forged in order to catch-up with other car makers' efforts in this area. Ford's sourcing processes and preferences are revealed,...
    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, ...
    The Japanese Automotive Supplier Report
    Japan’s annual GDP growth for both the short and medium term will remain around 1%, with economic and demographic factors putting a damper on any higher growth. Continued trade frictions with China and US, and to a lesser extent South Korea, will impact exports in the short term and will need to be resolved to ensure stability. The global slowdown in the electronics and automotive sectors will also negatively impact Japan’s exports. The aging population is increasing the government’s...
    Inside General Motors - Sourcing and technology strategy
    An in-depth analysis of the current and future production strategies of General Motors, including mapping the use of components and their respective suppliers, along with upcoming technologies. AHSS Advanced high-strength steel MHEV Mild-hybrid electric vehicle AV Autonomous vehicle MPV Multi-purpose vehicle BEV Battery-operated electric vehicle OEM Original equipment manufacturer CNG Compressed natural gas ...
    The Chinese Automotive Supplier Report
    Economic growth is being negatively affected by the ongoing trade war with the US, which is beginning to take a toll on exports. This wildcard situation is creating uncertainty for consumers and investors. Public and private debt levels remain a concern, especially with the slowdown in the economy. Steps need to be taken to rein in credit in order to avoid a possible credit crunch. The further consolidation of President Xi Jinping’s power, by abolishing term limits in 2018, was surprising,...
    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...
    The South Korea Automotive Supplier Report
    Macroeconomic Overview Economic Review   Economic outlook   Labor           The role of the chaebol   Exports   Light vehicle sales review and outlook Market review   Vehicle sales   Imported vehicles   Tax incentives and alternative-powertrain vehicles   Market ou...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    Characteristics of OE Demand / Supply of Light Vehicle Engine Oil Filters and the Role of Modules
    An oil filter is a component designed to remove contaminants from lubricating oil, transmission oil, hydraulic oil, and engine oil. The characteristics of OE demand/supply of light vehicle engine oil filters and the role of modules report focuses on engine oil filters (EOFs) equipped in light vehicles. Found only in vehicles with an internal combustion engine (ICE), the engine oil filter collects all sludge and dirt from the oil before it enters the engine, facilitating the engine to run smoothl...
    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...
    The Indian Automotive Supplier Report
    Economic conditions in India have improved over the years mainly owing to a stable political scenario in the country. GDP growth is on the rise and has been supported by external factors such as a sharp decline in prices of commodities including crude oil. While the positive outlook continues, it is expected to take a hit in the short term by the recent demonetization measures taken by the current Narendra Modi–led government.  Demonetization impacts GDP growth The surprising demone...
    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 ...
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