Oil and air-filter are the two biggest revenue generating segments in automotive filter industry, and their growth in terms of unit shipments as well as revenues would drive the growth of the filters aftermarket.
Europe is the leading region in car filter segment. In 2007 France was the largest market for car filters in Europe. Oil filter sales proved the most lucrative segment of the German car filters market in 2007.
Vehicle emission law is one of the growth drivers of automotive filter industry. The market is expecting to grow fast as vehicle emission regulations have been implemented for all heavy duty diesel (HDD) vehicles in Europe in 2006 and in the US in 2007.
The current report offers an overview of the automotive filtration market. It also analyzes the size and growth of the global filtration market by segments. The report also studies the factors driving the growth of the industry and major issues related with the industry. The competitive landscape of the market has been assessed with focus on three leading players – Clarcor, Mann & Hummel and Donaldson.
Car Filter Market Segments
2. Market Overview
2.1 Worldwide Filtration Market
Worldwide Filtration Market by Segments
2.2 Car Filter Market in Europe
2.3 Market Outlook
3. Growth Drivers
3.1 Changes in Emission Regulations
3.2 Merger and Acquisition Activity
4. Key Issues
4.1 Issues in Air Filter Products
4.2 Impact of Fuel Pollution on Global Environment
4.3 Impact of Automobile Sale on Filter Market
5. Competitive Landscape
Leading Players – Market Share
6. Company Profiles
6.1 Clarcor Inc.
Expanding Business through Acquisitions
Strong Distribution Channels
6.2 Mann Hummel
Extending the Product Portfolio
6.3 Donaldson Company
List of Tables
Filter Replacement Interval
HDD on Road Regulation Development
Growth of US Retail Aftermarket - Automotive Filters (2000-06)
US Retail Aftermarket Sales - Automotive Filters (2000-06)
List of Charts
Worldwide Filtration Market by Segments (2006)
Car Filter Market Share in Europe (2007)
German Car Filter Market by Segments (2007)
Global Filtration Market Forecast (2007-10E)
US Automobile Market: Sales of Cars and Light Trucks (2005-06)
Worldwide Filtration Market: Market Share of Leading Players (2006)
Automotive Filters - US Private Brands vs. National Brands (2006)
Clarcor - Revenue by Segments (FY07)
Clarcor - Revenue by Region (FY07)