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Overview of Automotive Powertrain, Chassis, Body, and Materials Roadmaps, 2025

  • ID: 3849668
  • Report
  • August 2016
  • Region: Global
  • 76 Pages
  • Frost & Sullivan
Innovative Material Strategy to Transform Automotive Design and Manufacturing


  • Honda
  • Lincoln
  • VW
Scope of the report

The research report includes the following segments:
Product scope: Automotive Powertrain, Chassis, Body, and Materials Roadmaps
Geographic scope: Global
End-user scope: Passenger vehicle OEMs and suppliers

The research provides an overview of the automotive powertrain, chassis, body, and materials roadmaps. It includes vehicle segmentation and roadmaps for powertrain system, chassis system, and platform strategy.

What makes our reports unique?
We provide one of the longest market segmentation chains in this industry.
We conduct detailed market positioning, product positioning, and competitive positioning. Entry strategies, gaps, and opportunities are identified for all the stakeholders.

Comprehensive market analysis for the following sectors:
Pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biotechnology, semiconductor and electronics, energy and power supplies, food and beverages, chemicals, advanced materials, industrial automation, and telecom, and IT. We also analyze retailers and super-retailers, technology partners, and research and development (R&D) companies.

Key Questions Answered
What are the key engine downsizing and forced induction engine technologies that OEMs are going to work on from 2016 to 2025? In addition, what are the accompanying transmission technologies?
What are the key trends in vehicle electrification and hybridization technologies that OEMs are going to employ in order to achieve stringent American and European emissions norms?
What are the expected developments in advanced chassis and mechanical safety that will aim to maximize weight savings and minimize fuel consumption?
What are the expected timelines and phases for implementation of different systems and technologies?
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  • Honda
  • Lincoln
  • VW
1. Executive Summary
  • Executive Summary-CEO’s Perspective
  • Executive Summary-Powertrain System Key Findings, 2015-2025
  • Executive Summary-Chassis System Key Findings, 2015-2025
  • Executive Summary-Vehicle Materials Key Findings, 2015-2025
  • Executive Summary-Vehicle Platform Key Findings, 2015-2025
  • Executive Summary-Global R&D Trends, 2015-2025
  • Executive Summary-Key Predictions for 2025
2. Research Scope, Objectives, and Methodology
  • Research Scope
  • Research Aims and Objectives
  • Key Questions This Study Will Answer
  • Research Background
  • Research Methodology
  • Key OEM/Participant Groups Compared in This Study
3. Vehicle Segmentation

4. Introduction to Vehicle Systems
  • Revenue Perimeter of Automotive Systems
  • Major R&D Focal Point for Vehicle Systems, 2015-2025
  • Major Vehicle Systems Future Trends Analyzed
5. Powertrain System Roadmap
  • Powertrain System Current Status, 2015
  • Powertrain System Future Developments, 2016-2025
  • Powertrain Technology Roadmap-Gasoline ICE
  • Powertrain Technology Roadmap-Diesel ICE
  • Diesel Exhaust After-treatment Roadmap
  • Transmission Technology Roadmap
  • Alternate Powertrain Technologies Roadmap-Battery EVs
  • Alternate Powertrain Technologies Roadmap
  • Powertrain Roadmap-EV On-board Chargers
  • Powertrain Roadmap-Future Battery Market Introduction
  • Powertrain System Roadmap-Top 5 Takeaways
6. Chassis System Roadmap
  • Chassis System Current Status, 2015
  • Chassis System Future Developments, 2016-2025
  • Chassis Roadmap-Steering
  • Technology Roadmap
  • Chassis Roadmap-Suspension
  • Chassis Roadmap-Driveline
  • Chassis Roadmap-48V
  • Chassis System Roadmap-Top 5 Takeaways
7. Vehicle Materials Roadmap
  • Vehicle Materials System Current Status, 2015
  • Vehicle Materials System Future Developments, 2016-2025
  • Vehicle Materials System-Snapshot of Lightweighting Technologies
  • Vehicle Materials System-BIW Material Evolution
  • Vehicle Materials System-Powertrain Material Evolution
  • Vehicle Materials System-Chassis Material Evolution
  • Vehicle Materials System-Interiors Material Evolution
  • Vehicle Materials System-New Materials and Construction Techniques
  • Vehicle Materials System-Material Intensity Matrix
  • Vehicle Materials System Roadmap-Top 5 Takeaways
8. Platform Strategy Roadmap
  • Vehicle Platform Current Status, 2015
  • Vehicle Platform Future Developments, 2016-2025
  • Platform Roadmap-Global Platform Reduction Roadmap, 2015-2025
  • Key PV OEMs-Future Global Modular and Standalone Platforms
  • Platform Roadmap-OEMs by Region Platform Reduction Roadmap
  • Key PV OEMs-Average Production and Models per Platform
  • Vehicle Platform Roadmap-Top 5 Takeaways
9. Exhibits of Vehicle System Journey of OEMs
  • Exhibit-Powertrain System Journey of OEM
  • Exhibit-Chassis System Journey of OEM (Honda)
  • Exhibit-Vehicle Materials Journey of OEM (VW)
  • Exhibit-Vehicle Platform Journey of OEM (Lincoln)
10. Key Conclusions and Future Outlook
  • Key Conclusions
  • Top 5 Growth Opportunities
  • Legal Disclaimer
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
- Honda
- Lincoln
- VW
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown