Chassis Service

Focuses on braking, steering, NVH and suspension control as well as increasing electrification of chassis systems.

Chassis technology is responsible for a vehicle’s overall performance in terms of dynamics, safety, and fuel efficiency—in short, a key contributor to a vehicle’s competitive performance. Furthermore, through the use of advanced materials, it has a significant role to play in reducing carbon dioxide output. The IHS Markit Chassis Service provides insight, context, data, and analytics for the key chassis components—braking, steering, suspension, and tires. Users can quickly access key insights from market developments, put context around events and technology trends, dive into deep data and forecasts, and seamlessly drive analytics to support their most challenging decisions.

Topics covered:

  • Brake actuation systems and supply chain
  • Brake friction materials
  • Damper systems and actuation
  • Steering system
  • Tire technology

Planners and strategists use the service to:

  • Assess and forecast new chassis technologies
  • Analyze the competition
  • Understand OEMs’ purchasing strategies
  • Evaluate customers’ technology adoption paths

The Chassis Service is part of a suite of vehicle contenting services. Delivered through AutoTechInsight, an IHS Markit automotive strategy and planning solution, the service provides a view into current automotive trends and future demand through:

  • Sector News & Insights (covering all service domains)
  • Reports (Chassis service domain-specific)
  • Supplier Profiles (Chassis service domain-specific)
  • CFA Relations (OEM-Supplier relationships, both analyst and survey-based researched databases, delivered via Query Tool & 5 Analytics via Analytics Tool (Chassis service domain-specific)
  • Access to analysts, a listing of chassis-related events and monthly webinars
  • OEM-level and Model-level forecasts, technology fitment, and supplier relationships (optional add-ons) 


Paolo Martino
Paolo Martino

Paolo Martino is Associate Director within the Automotive Supply Chain & Technology group with a focus on Materials & Vehicle Dynamics components supply chain.

Mr. Martino is Associate Director and Materials&Vehicle Dynamics Practice Leader in the Supply Chain & Technology (SCT) team at S&P Global Mobility. Mr. Martino has over 10 years of experience within the automotive industry, for 6 years advising OEM and supplier clients on market entry strategies and technology assessments at a major consultancy.

Whilst Paolo is the dedicated domain leader for chassis & materials, he has a wide portfolio exposure that spans from Interior to Lighting, leading a team of 11 globally located analysts.

Paolo has a Master of Science in Economics and Management of Innovation & Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Bocconi University (Milan, Italy).

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