The analysts forecast the Global Automotive Catalyst market to grow at a CAGR of 11.62 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for clean fuels. The Automotive industry is growing at a rapid pace and an increasing number of stringent regulations are coming into effect. This has resulted in a high demand for catalysts that are used in catalytic converters in vehicles to reduce emissions. The Global Automotive Catalyst market has also been witnessing the increasing focus on bringing new innovative products and technology to the market place. However, the volatility of the raw material prices, which in turn results in the rise of finished product prices, could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.
The report, the Global Automotive Catalyst Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the APAC and EMEA regions, and the Americas; it also covers the Global Automotive Catalyst market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
Key vendors dominating this space are BASF SE, Catalar Corp., Johnson Matthey plc, and Umicore S.A.
Other vendors mentioned in the report are Catalytic Solutions Inc., Clean Diesel Technologies Inc., DCL International Inc., HaldorTopsoe A/S, Nanox Inc., and N.E. Chemcat Corp.
Key questions answered in this report:
- What will the market size be in 2018 and what will the growth rate be?
- What are the key market trends?
- What is driving this market?
- What are the challenges to market growth?
- Who are the key vendors in this market space?
- What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
- What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?
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01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
03. Scope of the Report
03.1 Market Overview
03.2 Product Offerings
04. Market Research Methodology
04.1 Market Research Process
04.2 Research Methodology
06. Market Landscape
06.1 Market Overview
06.2 Market Size and Forecast
06.3 Five Forces Analysis
07. Market Segmentation by Application
07.1 Global Automotive Catalysts Market by Application
07.2 Global Automotive Catalyst Market for Light Duty Vehicles
07.2.1 Market Size and Forecast
07.3 Global Automotive Catalyst Market for Heavy Duty Vehicles
07.3.1 Market Size and Forecast
08. Geographical Segmentation
08.1 Global Automotive Catalyst Market by Geographical Segmentation
09. Key Leading Countries
10. Buying Criteria
11. Market Growth Drivers
12. Drivers and their Impact
13. Market Challenges
14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
15. Market Trends
16. Trends and their Impact
17. Vendor Landscape
17.1 Competitive Scenario
17.1.1 Key News
17.2 Market Share Analysis
18. Key Vendor Analysis
18.1 BASF SE
18.1.1 Business Overview
18.1.2 Business Segmentation
18.1.3 Key Information
18.2 Catalar Corp.
18.2.1 Business Overview
18.2.2 Key Information
18.2.3 SWOT Analysis
18.3 Johnson Matthey plc
18.3.1 Business Overview
18.3.2 Business Segmentation
18.3.3 Revenue Segmentation
18.3.4 Johnson Matthey Automotive Catalyst Business
18.3.5 Key Information
18.3.6 SWOT Analysis
18.4 Umicore S.A.
18.4.1 Business Overview
18.4.2 Business Segmentation
18.4.3 Revenue Segmentation
18.4.4 Key Information
18.4.5 SWOT Analysis
19. Other Reports in this Series
List of Exhibits
Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology
Exhibit 2: Global Catalyst Market Segmentation by Application
Exhibit 3: Global Catalyst Market Segmentation by Application 2013 (percent)
Exhibit 4: Types of Environmental Catalysts
Exhibit 5: Global Environmental Catalyst Market Segmentation 2013 (percent)
Exhibit 6: Global Automotive Catalysts Market 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 7: Global Automotive Catalysts Market by Application
Exhibit 8: Light Duty Vehicles Production by Region 2009-2013 (million units)
Exhibit 9: Global Automotive Catalysts Market for Light Duty Vehicles 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 10: Heavy Duty Vehicles Production by Region 2009-2013 1(thousand units)
Exhibit 11: Global Automotive Catalysts Market for Heavy Duty Vehicles 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 12: Global Catalyst Market by Geographical Segmentation 2013
Exhibit 13: Upcoming Stringent Legislations in Various Regions
Exhibit 14: Global Automotive Catalyst Market by Vendor Segmentation 2013
Exhibit 15: Revenue Shares of Business Segment of BASF SE 2012 (percent)
Exhibit 16: Revenue Shares of Business Segments of Johnson Matthey plc 2012
Exhibit 17: Revenue Shares of Johnson Matthey plc by Region/Country 2012 (percent)
Exhibit 18: Business Segmentation of Umicore S.A.
Exhibit 19: Revenue Shares of Umicore N.V. by Business Segment 2012 (percent)
Exhibit 20: Revenue Shares of Umicore NV Sales of by Region 2012 (percent)
Commenting on the report, an analyst from the team said: “Since the Global Automotive Catalyst market is a highly competitive market, manufacturers are creating new and innovative catalysts and exploring potential markets to increase their revenue. The market is witnessing increased investment in R&D for the development of innovative products and services. Additionally, leading vendors in the market are entering into strategic partnerships to address issues related to the life-cycle, selectivity, and recyclability of catalysts. These manufacturers are increasingly dedicating large resources for designing and developing new catalysts and related technologies. New high-performance catalysts which offer improved selectivity, longer run-cycles, and other characteristics are expected to be introduced in the market in the near future.”
According to the report, one of the major drivers of this market is the increasing demand for clean fuels. The Automotive industry is growing at a rapid pace, and an increasing number of stringent regulations are coming into effect. This has resulted in high demand for catalysts that are used in catalytic converters in vehicles to reduce emissions.
Further, the report states that one of the major challenges faced by this market is the volatility of the raw material prices, which in turn results in an increase in the finished product prices.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.
- BASF SE
- Catalar Corp.
- Catalytic Solutions Inc.
- Clean Diesel Technologies Inc.
- DCL International Inc.
- HaldorTopsoe A/S
- Johnson Matthey plc
- N.E. Chemcat Corp.
- Nanox Inc.
- Umicore S.A.