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    2022 Connected Car consumer analysis - Connected services that consumers are willing to pay for
    The 2022 IHS Markit Connected Car Consumer Survey asked almost 8,000 participants around the world questions regarding vehicle connected services to understand consumer sentiment toward connected features and paid functional updates, feature preferences, as well as their willingness to pay. Results showed respondents were most satisfied with connected services related to navigation and infotainment while safety and security had the lowest. Consumers were least willing to pay for infotainment ser...
    2022 Connected Car consumer analysis - Understanding the connected service funnel: consumer activation, subscription, and usage
    The 2022 IHS Markit Connected Car Consumer Survey asked almost 8,000 participants around the world questions regarding vehicle connected services to understand consumer sentiment toward connected features and paid functional updates, feature preferences, as well as their willingness to pay. Results showed respondents most commonly subscribed to maintenance-related connected features and services. More than half had purchased paid functional updates, typically in safety or navigation features. Ov...
    Inside the VW Group - Sourcing and technology strategy
    This all-in-one report provides a detailed review of the Volkswagen Group’s (VW) current position, covering its finances, sales performance to date, production forecasts, technology strategies, and future plans. Group structure Volkswagen AG is a German public company manufacturing cars, commercial vehicles, and components and providing a range of automotive services, including vehicle finance and car rental. There are three key shareholders, namely (with shareholdings as per 31 December 2...
    The rise of the domain-controlled chassis
    Developments in the driving assistance and automation feature market over the last few years have driven demands for a new generation of automotive controllers that are able to process, analyze, and communicate increasingly large amounts of complex real-time data rapidly, efficiently, and flawlessly. A progressive electronification of vehicle systems, meanwhile, has led to the penetration of by-wire chassis systems equipped with electronic control units (ECUs) that process information fed fro...
    Battery and charging startup ecosystem: Opportunities and challenges
    The automotive industry is undergoing a significant transformation, and startups have become one of the biggest enablers of that change. Not only have they supported the OEMs and tier-1 suppliers in this transformation, but they have also been at the forefront of new technology development and have led the industry towards the age of connectivity, autonomous, shared, and electric. Two automotive domains where startups are most active today are battery technology and charging. Advancement in b...
    MEMS & Sensors for Automotive Market Tracker - 2022 Database
    This tracker provides insight into the market for MEMS, magnetic, and other silicon sensors used in the automotive industry, focusing on the key factors driving this market, technological trends, and the status of the organizations in this space.
    Exhaust aftertreatment regulations tracker
    This tracker report provides a list of past, current, upcoming and proposed exhaust emissions regulations for passenger vehicles in major automotive markets across the globe.
    OTA technologies for automation and autonomy
    This report seeks to explore software and firmware over-the-air (OTA) update trends and their role as an enabler of higher levels of autonomy. This research encompasses various levels of automation and aims to provide in-depth insights into how the most technologically focused OEMs are participating in the evolution of automation and autonomy and the role of OTA updates in enabling such features. The report also includes an overview of five key OTA players and their main offerings as well as som...
    Automotive Semiconductor Market Tracker - July 2022
    The automotive chip market has shown four years of double-digit growth with the market exceeding $61 billion in 2022. As we approach 2023, geopolitical tensions, automotive chip shortages, and high raw materials costs will all have an impact on new vehicle affordability. Despite this, the average chip content value for a passenger vehicle is still increasing and is expected to exceed $1100 by 2028, with electrification, autonomous driving, and connected cars being the key drivers for growth.
    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 eig...
    Lighting and its influences on vehicle design
    Automotive lighting systems have always played a critical role in ensuring safer driving. Over the years, automakers have added new lighting functions and features to help drivers safely operate vehicles at night. However, in addition to improving safety, lighting systems have now emerged as an important design tool to create distinctive looks that set vehicles apart from their competitors. Today’s automakers are equipping new vehicles with stylish headlights, taillights, daytime running li...
    3D printing in automotive manufacturing
    Additive manufacturing (AM), more popularly known as 3D printing, is one of the key upcoming technologies that is expected to disrupt conventional ways of manufacturing in the automotive industry. It has already found application in motorsports and almost every major automaker is using it for creating prototypes and manufacturing tools. The next phase for 3D printing in the automotive industry is to become a regular feature in series production. The report will take a deep dive into all the d...
    In-vehicle infotainment application software market tracker - August 2022 update
    This market tracker report provides quantitative software market insights related to in-vehicle infotainment software applications.
    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...
    The EE architecture revolution: No longer a distant dream
    In recent years, there has been rapid growth in the volume of data flowing in the vehicle as more cameras, radar, and lidar systems provide vast amounts of raw data for processing either at the edge or for a sensor fusion electronic control unit (ECU). Meanwhile, next-generation infotainment systems have become much more sophisticated and exchange larger amounts of data via over-the-air (OTA) updates. As a result, the number of ECUs is increasing to accommodate these changing requirements. Ho...
    Automotive operating systems—is open source the future?
    This report explores the growth and importance of in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) software in the automotive industry. The report primarily focuses on reviewing the many operating systems (OS) and software used by infotainment and telematics modules in today’s cars. The report also mentions hardware systems and related applications but not as the main focus of this report. The report analyzes in detail the growing significance of open-source software and middleware in reducing software time t...
    2022 ADAS & Autonomous Driving consumer analysis - When will consumers trust autonomous vehicles?
    The 2022 Autonomous Driving Consumer Survey asked nearly 8,000 participants around the world questions regarding advanced driver-assistance system (ADAS) features and automated/autonomous driving technology to understand consumer sentiment toward feature desirability, willingness to pay, and general interest in the respective technologies. Results showed respondents find Level 2 and Level 2+ automated features currently on the market most desirable but are most willing to pay extra for the highe...
    How autonomous vehicles will change interiors
    Autonomous driving is one of the most disruptive technologies in the history of modern vehicles. It has the potential to transform not only how a vehicle will be driven but also utilized in the future while ensuring maximum safety and ride comfort. Autonomous driving will likely also change vehicles’ interiors like never before. The latest report on “How autonomous vehicles will change interiors” analyzes how autonomous driving, especially Level 4 and Level 5 autonomy, will offer automa...
    New braking system concepts for automated vehicles
    The development of electrohydraulic braking (EHB) systems, with motors used to pressurize hydraulic fluid, has allowed OEMs to accommodate increasingly powerful autonomous braking capabilities in new vehicles equipped with advanced driving assistance functionalities. Recent demands for higher levels of driving autonomy have necessitated that braking system suppliers incorporate new modifications to allow fail-operational braking performance at all times. We expect EHB systems to surge at a ph...
    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 ...
    Autonomy regulation tracker
    The Autonomy Regulation Tracker gives a comprehensive overview of the national and international regulations governing the testing and deployment of ADAS, automated driving, and autonomous vehicle systems.
    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...
    Development of new-age automotive coatings
    Coatings are important components in the smooth functioning of a vehicle and to ensure its long life. Almost every part of a vehicle has some form of coating that plays a certain role. Some of the major coatings that are seen in a car include external and interior paints that are also called appearance coatings, thermal coatings, anticorrosion coatings, and antifriction coatings. With the megatrends of electrification, autonomous driving, and connected cars catching up, the types of coatings ...
    Over-the-air (OTA) updates - commercial opportunities and trends
    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 OEMs, are collaborating or partnering with embedded electronics companies, IoT plat...
    2022 ADAS & Autonomous Driving consumer analysis - What ADAS features drive consumer spending?
    The 2022 Autonomous Driving Consumer Survey asked nearly 8,000 participants around the world questions regarding advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) features and automated/autonomous driving technology to understand consumer sentiment toward feature desirability, willingness to pay, and general interest in the respective technologies. Results showed respondents find Level 0 and Level 1 ADAS features currently on the market most desirable but are typically less willing to pay extra, al...
    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...
    Lighting for future connected and automated vehicles
    Rising focus on connectivity and autonomous driving, along with electrification is leading to major changes, not only in the way today’s vehicles are designed, developed, and produced, but also in how they are driven and utilized for mobility. These megatrends are impacting all key areas of a vehicle, including its lighting systems. Automakers are introducing new lighting features and functionalities, which not only contribute to safer driving, but also result in better design and styling of t...
    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...
    2022 HMI consumer analysis - Which features are worth the money? Consumers weigh in on HMI tech
    The 2022 IHS Markit HMI Consumer Survey asked more than 8,000 participants around the world questions regarding in-vehicle human-machine interface (HMI) and overall user experience to understand feature preferences, as well as their willingness to pay. Results showed wireless charging to be the most desired feature when considering their next vehicle but was most often found to be the feature respondents were willing to pay the lowest price point globally. In contrast, rear-seat entertainment wa...
    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 OEMs w...
    Competitive Landscape Tool CLT - Automotive - H1 2022
    The automotive semiconductor supply chain unchained! The Automotive Competitive Analysis Tool reconstructs the automotive semiconductor market by supplier, by device and by automotive domain for the last 9 years. This unique bottom-up tool analyzes the revenues of the top automotive semiconductor manufacturers, which covers more than 99% of the market. The pivot table format allow users to run queries by company, by semi component type, by automotive domain, or all of the above combined. This ...
    Expanding vehicle perception with enhanced data
    Technologies for sensing and perception are improving to further develop advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving. This report seeks to explore various technologies that are used to enhance the sensing data to expand the vehicle perception and its influence in achieving higher levels of autonomy. It includes a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape of major technologies based on the latest innovations. The automotive industry continues to adopt new technolog...
    ADAS L0 software market tracker - May 2022
    This report provides quantitative software market insights against Advanced Driver Assistance (ADAS) Level zero (L0) applications. The report assesses software development spending against all applicable SAE level software. The report also highlights the key software components’ (software perception stack and sensor fusion software) revenue and forecasted growth up to 2027.
    Automotive Semiconductor Market Tracker - April 2022
    The car chip market exceeded $52 billion in 2022 – a new high-water mark. The chip shortage results in a reset of the automotive semiconductor prices and boosts car chip revenue in 2021 and 2022. The chip content continues to increase in the next 5 years driven by electrification, autonomous driving and connected cars and automotive revenue will double again by 2027. The average chip value in car will top $1000 by 2027.
    2022 HMI consumer analysis - Speech or touch: how consumers prefer to interact with in-vehicle technology
    The 2022 IHS Markit HMI Consumer Survey asked more than 8,000 participants around the world questions regarding in-vehicle human-machine interface (HMI) and overall user experience to understand feature preferences, as well as their willingness to pay. Results showed touch screen and speech recognition to have grown in both awareness and usage globally. While consumers are interested in driver monitoring system features and virtual personal assistants (VPAs), they believe they should come standa...
    Steering systems - From power steering to steer-by-wire
    The requirement to improve mileage ratings thanks to increasingly strict global fuel economy regulations led to the development of the first electric power steering (EPS) system that removed parasitic loads on the engine and instead used a motor integrated coaxially to the steering column to assist in the steering operation. Increasingly strict crash standards led to a progressive increase in vehicle weight that necessitated a larger motor, leading to the penetration of the rack-integrated motor...
    Changing dynamics of automotive interiors
    Rising traffic in metros and cities was already forcing people to spend more hours commuting before the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020. The pandemic forced people to stay at home to protect themselves from the virus; however, the pre-COVID-19 normalcy will likely return as the intensity of the pandemic gradually declines, and more people are vaccinated. A vehicle is becoming the third living space after home and office for many people as they spend more time travelling. Now more than ever, new...
    2022 HMI consumer analysis - Digitizing the cockpit: consumer sentiment towards displays and other outputs
    The 2022 IHS Markit Human-Machine Interface (HMI) Consumer Survey asked more than 8,000 participants around the world questions regarding in-vehicle HMI and overall user experience to understand feature preferences, as well as their willingness to pay. Results showed the respondents prefer medium-sized displays in the range of 6–10 inches the most. Heads-up displays (HUDs) continue to maintain strong interest, particularly for windshield projection, although most respondents indicated the avai...
    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...
    EV battery cells: Material demand and CO2 emission implications
    The transportation sector is one of the main contributors to carbon emissions globally. It has been a focal point for the climate change activists and authorities in their fight for carbon neutrality. The whole idea behind transitioning from internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles to electric vehicles (EVs) is to minimize the carbon footprint of the transportation segment. While the tailpipe emissions from an all-electric vehicle might be zero, it is not all clean and green when the entire ...
    Head-up display—driving the new-age car cockpit
    This report provides a detailed understanding of automotive head-up display (HUD) technologies, their types, an in-depth global and regional demand outlook, and insight into the supply chain and core market drivers. Additionally, the report also highlights consumer preferences toward HUDs. HUD is a projection technology or a virtual transparent display of information that does not require users to look away from their usual viewpoints. Critical driving-related information, such as speed, safe...
    Where is the brain of autonomous cars?
    Onboard computing requirements for enabling automated driving features increase considerably with each level of autonomy. This report seeks to explore various computing trends in the automotive industry and the related changes to the automotive EE architectures. Various computing strategies and collaborations followed by OEMs and automated system providers to enable highly automated driving functions are also discussed in this report. Safety and autonomous driving functions on consumer vehicles...
    AUTOSAR and its impact on automotive software development
    This report highlights the emerging trend of the Automotive Open System Architecture (AUTOSAR) standard that aims to address the need for more efficient embedded automotive electronics architecture solutions. This report aims to bring a holistic viewpoint on the AUTOSAR trends and additional forces that influence the market for automotive software. For quantitative market insights, including market sizing (revenue and volumes) data, as well as spending analysis on AUTOSAR, see the enclosed Autom...
    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...
    How lighting can be used to increase safety
    Automakers have been equipping vehicles with headlamps, taillamps, and auxiliary lamps to ensure safer driving, especially at night, for more than 100 years. A vehicle’s headlamps brighten the road ahead to help drivers get clear visibility, while its taillamps help drivers of other vehicles to notice the presence of this vehicle on the road. In addition to headlamps and taillamps, automakers equip vehicles with auxiliary lights, such as turn signal lights, daytime running lights (DRLs), and f...
    In-vehicle infotainment operating systems market tracker - March 2022 update
    An in-depth market analysis and forecast of in-vehicle-infotainment operating systems
    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 ...
    Global battery production - Tracing the manufacturing footprint
    If the automotive sales figures in 2020 and 2021 are anything to go by, electric vehicles (EVs) have finally broken the acceptability barrier and are seen as a viable alternative to conventional internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles. The shift in mindset will significantly expand demand for EVs henceforth. OEMs are increasing the number of electric models in their portfolio to cater to this growth and are announcing timeframes to go all electric. This anticipated growth for EVs has thrown...
    Semi-active shock absorbers - Improving vehicle dynamics
    The desire to balance road holding characteristics with ride comfort performance has led to the evolution of suspension shock absorber technology from passive dampers to active ones, eventually leading to the development of semi-active ones. The state-of-the-art semi-active dampers currently available in the market use a combination of electrical/electronic control to vary the damping response of the shock absorber in real-time, enhancing the vertical dynamics felt by the driver/passenger. Th...
    ADAS, automation, and autonomy: OEM strategies
    OEMs adopt various strategies around product development, technology selection, and collaboration with other OEMs, tier-1 suppliers, and technology players, as well as branding and packaging of options and standard features that improve the attractiveness of their vehicle and technology product offerings to gain a competitive advantage in the market. This report examines the automotive ecosystem, detailing such strategies of major OEMs and the key partnerships within it. Its scope extends fur...
    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...
    Automotive chip shortage: the new normal?
    As part of the 2022 New Year's Briefing, IHS Markit has compiled a presentation around analysis of its latest automotive semiconductor demand and capacity forecast.
    Passive safety systems in the era of automated driving
    According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), around 1.3 million people die, and 20–50 million people suffer nonfatal injuries every year, because of road traffic accidents globally. Passive safety systems, mainly airbags and seat belts, have played a vital role in reducing the impact of these crashes and saving several hundred thousand lives globally every year. While in recent years automakers have focused more on active safety systems that help prevent accidents from happening, the role...
    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...
    Advanced joining techniques - Key to lightweight body structures
    Selecting the most optimum joining method for the body parts is one of the key decisions OEMs make early on in the manufacturing process to ensure a multimaterial structure. These multi-material body structures are a key solution to reducing the weight of the overall vehicle. Multimaterial components may be a combination of various metals such as different grades of steel, aluminum and steel, aluminum and magnesium, or even be part metal and part polymer composite. This report will look at...
    When will chips be back on the car menu?
    The current chip shortage continues to disrupt auto businesses across the value chain as OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) and their suppliers rush to procure reliable chip sources. The supply-chain disruption must be weathered by both automakers and semiconductor manufacturers by aligning their short- and long-term strategies. This report investigates such strategies adopted by OEMs and semiconductor foundries to estimate a probable timeline for normalized supply chain and deliveries. Th...
    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.
    Automotive Semiconductor Market Tracker - December 2021
    The car chip market will approach $50B in 2021 – a new high-water mark. The chip shortage results in a reset of the automotive semiconductor prices and boosts car chip revenue in 2021 and 2022. The chip content continues to increase in the next 5 years driven by electrification, autonomous driving and connected cars and automotive revenue will double again by 2027.
    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...
    Virtual personal assistant (VPA)—unleashing the power of voice in the car
    This report seeks to provide insights on today’s automotive virtual personal assistant (VPA) market and the major trends that are likely to impact it over the next five years as it proliferates from consumer electronics to smart homes and over to connected vehicles. The report not only presents a detailed analysis of the many automotive VPA technologies available today but also reviews some of the key feature offerings. Additionally, this report will also analyze how developments in the ...
    ADAS Production Forecast Database
    The ADAS Production Forecast Database provides seven-year forward and historical forecast data split by technology, region, and unit volume. This forecast provides a quantitative outlook for 21 ADAS and automated driving applications based on vehicle production region, as well as camera, radar, and lidar sensors on a global basis.
    Autonomous Vehicle Sales Forecast
    The IHS Markit Autonomy Forecasts are the model-level data upon which this forecast is based and includes new vehicle sales of all SAE J3016 Levels of Automation (from Level 0 through Level 5) from 2020 through 2033.
    Automotive ECU Database 2021
    The Automotive ECU Market Database provides analysis of the total automotive electronics market for light passenger vehicles. It provides: Global shipment forecast for approximately 90 automotive electronics applications (ECUs, standalone PCB, sensor modules)  Revenue forecast for automotive electronics by domain and application (sub-domains) Key issues addressed: How big is the automotive electronics system/modules market, and how fast is it going to grow in the next 10 years? Effec...
    Automotive ECU Supplier Market Share 2021
    The Automotive ECU Supplier Market Shares Database provides analysis of the market shares of  more than 350 automotive electronics system suppliers: Revenue market share of automotive electronics system suppliers for approximately 42 automotive electronics applications (sub domain) (ECUs, standalone PCB, sensor modules) Key Issues addressed: Who are the big winners and losers in the electronics modules market, and how fast is each company growing and how much have they grown over th...
    From horsepower to computing power - The new software vehicle age
    This presentation-based brief report illustrated the growing importance of software in the automotive industry and highlights OEMs’ strategic vision and business models related to digital services.
    Competitive Landscape Tool CLT - Automotive - H2 2021
    The automotive semiconductor supply chain unchained! The Automotive Competitive Analysis Tool reconstructs the automotive semiconductor market by supplier, by device and by automotive domain for the last 8 years. This unique bottom-up tool analyzes the revenues of the top automotive semiconductor manufacturers, which covers more than 98% of the market. The pivot table format allow users to run queries by company, by semi component type, by automotive domain, or all of the above combined. T...
    Brake calipers – Impacts from electrification and future trends
    The progressive shift toward increasing vehicle speeds over the last few decades has necessitated new service brakes. These need to be powerful enough to decelerate within short braking distances while also being compact enough to fit within the packaging volumes constrained by modern suspension and steering geometry configurations. The shift toward vehicle electrification meanwhile has necessitated new service brake designs that are lighter, more powerful, and more capable of reducing residu...
    Legislation and incentives impacting plug-in EV uptake
    The purpose of this report is to provide a biannual summary of legislation and incentives driving the uptake of PEVs in major automotive markets of interest. This report complements the Legislation and Incentives Database and is organized as follows. An overview section containing high-level tables comparing the availability and effect of key stimuli across all countries A “deep-dive” section for each country, which summarizes legislation and incentives in the context of PEV s...
    Transmission oil cooling approaches in powertrains
    The automotive transmission is one of the most critical parts of any vehicle's drivetrain system. Transmission design has undergone many upgrades and design improvements over the decades since the first multi-speed manual transmission made an appearance. The modern transmission is now a very sophisticated piece of kit with intelligent control units, predictive and self-learning programming, multiple gears (8 to 9 speed are becoming common, with 10-speed transmissions now making an appearance)...
    Why sunroof demand is going through the roof
    The idea of offering sunroofs in vehicles emerged around the same time automakers started equipping their vehicles with proper roofs and doors. A sliding panel to open a part of the roof system was a way to reconnect with the open sky like in the good old days, as the modern vehicle made occupants feel claustrophobic, especially on long drives. Initially, sunroofs were offered in vehicles as an aftermarket fitment. Automakers started offering sunroofs as an original equipment (OE) fitment muc...
    BIW composites industry overview
    In the age of electrification, lightweight automotive bodies are set to play an increasingly important role to offset the weight of the battery. While metals such as steel and aluminum are expected to form the majority of the materials used in body-in-white (BIW) manufacturing, composite will be a key to manufacturing multimaterial structures, which are seen as one of the solutions to lightweighting and at the same time improving safety. The BIW composite industry overview report will look at...
    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...
    Connected services and hardware report
    This report explores the growth and importance of connected services based on automotive telematics systems. The trends for key telematics service segments are included in the report. It also includes necessary information and forecasts for telematics hardware, as all the telematics services depend on the yearly telematics unit sales and telematics systems in use. The report also provides a comprehensive coverage of key telematics hardware suppliers and their relationship with various OEMs, h...
    Advanced brake technologies
    The progressive industry shift toward forced-induction engines and alternative powertrain concepts has necessitated new braking systems in vehicles that do not require engine vacuum for pedal force multiplication. Recent trends in vehicle autonomy are driving the requirement for braking systems that safely control the brakes with accuracy and with redundancy. Electrohydraulic braking systems—with their inherent advantages in weight, size, and performance—will likely progressively replace ...
    Changing dynamics of rear lighting
    A vehicle’s rear lights serve the single most critical function of letting road users (including the vehicle drivers following behind) know its presence on the road, especially when driving during night. Such lights also contribute to safer driving by letting road users know the driver’s maneuvers, such as slowing down, stopping, reversing, changing lanes, and turning left or right at the traffic signal. Fitment of rear lights in vehicles is mandatory in almost all countries. In addition ...
    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...
    Inside Tesla - Sourcing and technology strategy
    This is an in-depth analysis of the current and future production strategies of Tesla. The report focuses on the OEM’s overall strategy, key suppliers and major technological developments. This is in addition to its manufacturing, R&D approach and insights into its sourcing processes and preferences, the limited information in this area released by the company notwithstanding. All data and analyses are correct as of October 2021. Tesla has been a notable disruptor to established OEM...
    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 ...
    Application software market tracker
    An in-depth market analysis and forecast of in-vehicle-infotainment application software, including, design and development costs by application type.
    In-vehicle-infotainment operating systems market tracker
    An in-depth market analysis and forecast of in-vehicle-infotainment operating systems
    Software architecture and complexity report
    This report highlights the growing importance of software development in automotive industries and how the complexity of development has increased owing to these development priorities. This report aims to bring a holistic rendering of the automotive landscape purely in terms of the increasing complexity of the automotive operating services and the transition from distributed software architecture to a middleware-based operating service architecture. In this context and based on IHS Markit Au...
    Imagining the ‘Apple Car’
    While Apple is yet to confirm or deny exploring vehicle development under the codename Project Titan, also referred as Chromium, a vast array of automotive stakeholders and commentators have been inquisitive of what may materialize from the so-called ‘Apple Car.’ Due to the secrecy around Apple’s car venture, a lot remains unknown or unconfirmed about the project from the manufacturing location(s), potential partners, and projected volume. This research note ...
    Automotive Semiconductor Market Tracker - October 2021
    Still… 2021 will be record year for the car chip market Although the car production is now set to be almost flat with a very modest 1.6% progression in volume, and, although, some nice-to-have features are removed from cars, IHS Markit still forecasts a 27% jump for automotive semiconductor revenue this year. A new record should be set with $49.7B in 2021 (compared to $52.6B in the July automotive semiconductor tracker).
    2021 Connected car consumer analysis - Connected services that consumers are willing to pay for
    To understand consumer sentiment toward IHS Markit forecast technologies, the Connected Car research team conducts an annual consumer survey that serves as a quantitative input to the forecast. By asking vehicle owners of certain model years a series of questions to gauge activation decisions, subscription lengths and costs, feature desirability, and willingness to pay, IHS Markit analysts are able to develop Feature Desirability and Willingness to Pay indices that are then factored into the Con...
    2021 Connected car consumer analysis - Understanding the connected service funnel: consumer activation, subscription, and usage
    To understand consumer sentiment toward IHS Markit forecast technologies, the Connected Car research team conducts an annual consumer survey that serves as a quantitative input to the forecast. By asking vehicle owners of certain model years a series of questions to gauge activation decisions, subscription lengths and costs, feature desirability, and willingness to pay, IHS Markit analysts are able to develop Feature Desirability and Willingness to Pay indices that are then factored into the Con...
    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...
    Powertrain Semiconductor Market Tracker - 2021
    IHS Markit has analyzed the major powertrain electronics subsystems and their semiconductor components taking into account propulsion system design (ICE, electric, hybrid…), fuel type, prevailing emission standard, power of electric motor, battery type and other engine characteristics to develop a forecast for semiconductor ICs that extends from 2016 to 2032.
    OEM-supplier strategies for lighting
    Lighting systems have always been critical components in vehicles as they illuminate the road to help drivers during night-time driving. They also act as effective communication tools for the driver of a vehicle to let other road users, including the drivers of other vehicles, know its intended actions such as changing lanes and directions, braking, and stopping. In addition to higher safety, lighting components also play a key role in enhancing the exterior design and appeal of vehicles. Aut...
    BIW steel industry overview
    Steel is still the most used material for manufacturing a car and will remain so in the foreseeable future as well. Steel industry has been constantly advancing the grades of steel to meet the ever changing requirements of the automotive industry, as automakers look to develop vehicles that are lightweight, safer, and more efficient. The body in white (BIW) steel industry overview report will provide an in-depth understanding of the various grades of the steel and how their use is expected to...
    2021 E-Mobility consumer analysis - When will the charging infrastructure be ready for consumers?
    To understand consumer sentiment toward IHS Markit forecast technologies, the E-Mobility research team conducts an annual consumer survey that serves as a quantitative input to the forecast. By asking hybrid/EV owners and intenders a series of questions to gauge buying decisions, charging time and method preferences, willingness to pay for charging, and brand influences, IHS Markit analysts are able to develop indices related to consumer confidence and willingness to pay that are then factored i...
    Automotive Show Report - IAA Mobility
    IAA Mobility 2021 took place in Munich, Germany, from September 7-12.
    2021 E-Mobility consumer analysis - consumer sentiments on EV ownership and intention
    To understand consumer sentiment toward IHS Markit forecast technologies, the E-Mobility and Consumer Insights research teams conduct an annual consumer survey that serves as a quantitative input to the forecast. By asking hybrid/EV owners and intenders a series of questions to gauge buying decisions, charging time and method preferences, willingness to pay for charging, and brand influences, IHS Markit analysts are able to develop indices related to consumer confidence and willingness to p...
    2021 E-Mobility consumer analysis - Overcoming range anxiety: Consumers weigh in on acceptable EV charging time and range
    To understand consumer sentiment toward IHS Markit forecast technologies, the E-Mobility and Consumer Insights research teams conduct an annual consumer survey that serves as a quantitative input to the forecast. By asking hybrid/EV owners and intenders a series of questions to gauge buying decisions, charging time and method preferences, willingness to pay for charging, and brand influences, IHS Markit analysts are able to develop indices related to consumer confidence and willingness to p...
    Thermal management of e-propulsion architecture
    The transition toward alternative propulsion technologies has been gaining momentum in several major automotive markets globally. Increasingly more stringent emission and fuel efficiency regulations globally, changing consumer sensibilities, cost considerations, and government policies have been driving the shift toward more eco-friendly and sustainable forms of propulsion technologies. The most recent discourse has centered around battery-electric vehicles (BEVs), which seem to be poised to ...
    Global interiors market
    As vehicles become the third living space after home and office, the quality of their interior has emerged as one of the key factors for consumers when deciding on a new vehicle. Automakers are responding to this trend by intensifying their efforts to deliver greater in-vehicle experience. As a result, in today’s vehicles, seats are becoming more comfortable, featuring technologies such as lumbar support and massage systems. Interior trim parts such as instrument panels and door trim panels...
    ADAS Semiconductor Tracker Update H1 2021
    2021 has continued the turmoil that began in 2020 has been a year of transition due to the impact of COVID-19 but also on the maturing of the industry.  Although autonomous driving is still the guiding light of aspiration for the industry, there continues to more focus on making driving safer and implementing L2+ solutions.  This maturing is also leading to more module consolidation.  
    BIW aluminum industry overview
    Aluminum is one of the key materials used in the manufacturing of an automotive body-in-white (BIW). The metal is expected to play an increasingly important role as the automakers look to develop vehicles which are lightweight, safer, and more efficient. The higher adoption of electrified vehicles is also likely to have a bearing on the demand for aluminum for BIW manufacturing. The BIW aluminum industry overview report will look at the changing dynamics for aluminum in the automotive industr...
    MEMS & Sensors for Automotive Market Tracker - 2021 Database
    This tracker provides insight into the MEMS and other silicon sensors market for the automotive industry, focusing on the key factors driving this market, technological trends and the status of the organizations in this space.
    Automotive Semiconductor Market Tracker - July 2021
    The recovery pace of the car production accelerated end of 2020 and one million more vehicles were produced last year than anticipated in the December 2020 tracker. As reported in October already the demand for car chips recovered very strongly from September 2020. Revenue reported by automotive chip vendors in Q4 2020 exceeded all expectations and the automotive semiconductor ended slightly better than anticipated in the last tracker. IHS Markit already reported chip shortage in the December...
    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...
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