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Executive Insight of Key Trends in Vehicle Design

  • ID: 3495919
  • Report
  • November 2015
  • Region: Global
  • 69 Pages
  • Frost & Sullivan
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Car Design - A Deal Breaker or Not? Aesthetics is Not All that Matters


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Cars have been iconic figures in history; their design and evolution are tracked even today as a benchmark of technical capabilities. This study provides an overview of the current trends in vehicle design, with an analysis of the key strategies and design capabilities of global automotive groups based in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

It includes a comparative analysis by headquarters region. The study also looks at design trends for vehicle interiors and exteriors, and the effect that safety regulations are having on design. Market drivers and restraints, and industry challenges are examined. The study period is from 2015 to 2025.

Key Questions This Study Will Answer:

  • What are OEMs’ broad goals and drivers as they invest in advancements in vehicle body styling?
  • What innovations have been noticed in vehicle body styling?
  • What is the most favorable size and shape produced globally among the top OEMs?
  • What is the future of the autonomous vehicle and its usage in the mobility field?
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1. Executive Summary
  • Key Findings
  • Current Vehicle Design Trends
  • Future Vehicle Design Trends
  • Summary of Top Design Trends
  • OEM Group Benchmarking-North America
  • OEM Group Benchmarking-Europe
  • OEM Group Benchmarking-Asia-Pacific
  • Key Findings and Future Outlook
2. Research Scope, Objectives, Background, and Methodology
  • Research Scope
  • Research Aims and Objectives
  • Key Questions This Study Will Answer
  • Research Background
  • Research Methodology
  • Key OEMs/Groups Compared in this Study
3. Definitions and Segmentation
  • Vehicle Segmentation
  • Segmentation
4. 2015–2025 Trends in Vehicle Design
  • Exhibit-Ford F-150 Lightweighting
  • Trends in Vehicle Design-Exterior Construction
  • Trends in Vehicle Design-Exterior Engineering
  • Trends in Vehicle Design-Exterior Styling
  • Trends in Vehicle Design-Evolution of Body Styles
  • Trends in Vehicle Design-Safety Regulations
  • Trends in Vehicle Design-Exterior Lighting Design and Styling
  • Trends in Vehicle Design-Interior Construction
  • Trends in Vehicle Design-Seating Concepts
  • Trends in Vehicle Design-360-degree Vision
  • Trends in Vehicle Design-CUV Segment Interior Development
  • Trends in Vehicle Design-Future Vehicle Summary
5. External Challenges-Drivers and Restraints
  • Drivers and Restraints
  • Drivers Explained
  • Restraints Explained
  • Industry Challenges
6. Comparative Analysis of OEM Strategies
  • Regional OEM Analysis-North America
  • Regional OEM Analysis-Europe
  • Regional OEM Analysis-Asia-Pacific
  • BMW Group Analysis
  • Daimler Group Analysis
  • FCA Group Analysis
  • Ford Group Analysis
  • General Motors Group Analysis
  • Honda Group Analysis
  • Hyundai Group Analysis
  • Renault-Nissan Group Analysis
  • Toyota Group Analysis
  • VW Group Analysis
7. Conclusions and Future Outlook
  • Key Conclusions
  • The Last Word-3 Big Predictions
  • Legal Disclaimer
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  • Toyota
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