The Interior Comfort and Passive Safety Vehicle Domain targets technologies and materials enhancing vehicle comfort as well as enhancing occupant safety, for example airbags.
A vehicle’s interior is a combination of style, comfort, safety, and usability. The types and quality of material, the functionality, and the aesthetic together play a part in vehicle’s desirability and the consumer’s satisfaction.
Additionally, emission compliance continues to drive the use of lighter materials to reduce mass, and a focus on sustainability is driving the use of more natural materials.
The Comfort and Passive Safety Vehicle Domain provides insight, context, data, and analytics for the key systems making up a vehicle’s interior and shows how materials and functionality are changing to meet consumer demand and emission compliance.
Users can quickly access key insights from market developments, put context around events and technological trends, dive into deep data and forecasts, and seamlessly drive analytics to support their most challenging decisions.
Planners and strategists use the Vehicle Domain to:
The Interior Comfort & Passive Safety Domain is part of a suite of vehicle content solutions accessed through AutoTechInsight, an S&P Global Mobility automotive strategy and planning solution delivering:
Sascha Klapper is a lead analyst who manages the exterior lighting and interior comfort forecast portfolio and leads the global research for the automotive team at S&P Global Mobility.
Sascha is specialized in the automotive lighting component market and interior component market. He has worked as a subject matter expert researching, analyzing and forecasting the vehicle lighting and interior market with focus on headlamp technologies, ambient lighting applications, electronic architecture and cabin comfort technologies since 2016.
His responsibility includes managing the in depth market research, analysis, forecasting efforts and global project management of forecast updates. As keynote speaker he has extensive experience in making presentations to clients and conference audience worldwide.
Sascha has worked along with a broad customer-base including OEM, supplier, consultancies and institutional investors to support the business acumen. He oversaw client relationship management; building strong rapport with clients by understanding individual needs leading to maximum product value.
Sascha holds a Bachelor of Science from the Technical University Dortmund, Germany, and a Master of Science in Economics from the Università di Bologna, Italy.