The Global Seat Assembly Report and Forecast

The Global Seat Assembly Report and Forecast

Publication Date: 28-Jan-2019

A vehicle’s interior is a combination of style, comfort, safety, and usability. The types and quality of material, the functionality, and the aesthetic all play a part in the desirability and consumer satisfaction of the vehicle. Furthermore, emission compliance is driving the use of lighter materials to reduce mass, and a focus on sustainability is driving the use of more natural materials.

The IHS Markit Interior Comfort and Passive Safety Service provides insight, context, data, and analytics for the key systems that make up a vehicle’s interior and for how materials and functionality are changing to meet consumer demand and emission compliance.

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About this report

In the last decade, technological breakthroughs have had a significant impact on automotive design and functionality, allowing automakers to enhance the capabilities of vehicular components. When it comes to interiors, the average cabin of the past has made way for a more comfort- and entertainment-rich setup. Seating, being a decisive component, is moving from just a functionality tag and more toward offering an experience. Manufacturers and suppliers are looking for innovative designs combined with new-age concepts and features to enhance the overall experience. However, there are certain hurdles within the automotive ecosystem that demand attention before seat manufacturers’ shift gears toward the next phase of seating applications. 

Description & key findings

Research methodology
Sector definition and segmentation        
Key findings       

Demand outlook

Global demand
Regional demand            
Technology trends and key drivers           

Market analysis

Challenges and roadblocks          
Spplier ecosystem          
OEM Supplier landscape               

Tier-1 supplier profiles

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  • Chassis
  • E-Mobility
  • Powertrain Component

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