Global Automotive Lubricants Market - Segmented by Product Type and Geography - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2018 - 2023)

  • ID: 4515045
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 150 pages
  • Mordor Intelligence
until Mar 31st 2019
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  • Amsoil Inc.
  • Chevron Corp.
  • Fuchs Petrolub SE
  • Klüber Lubrication
  • Motul
  • Phillips 66 Lubricants
  • MORE
The global automotive lubricants market was expected to be 38,687.66 kilotons in 2017. Asia-Pacific is to lead the market with a larger share of the global market owing to the increasing automotive sales in the region.

Rapidly Growing Automotive Industry in Asia-Pacific

In the Asia-Pacific region, China is the largest producer of automotive, with more than 28 million automobiles (passenger and commercial vehicles combined) produced in the year 2016. Used car sales have also grown significantly in China. In India, the automotive industry has been growing at a higher pace, with the passenger vehicles exhibiting the highest growth of 7.9% in 2016 with more than 4.48 million units of vehicles produced in the country. It is expected that India will be a major passenger vehicle market and surpass countries, like Germany. The rising sales and production of automobiles in major developing regions, such as India, China, and Indonesia are expected to contribute to the growth of the automotive lubricants market.

Engine Oil Application Holds the Largest Share

Engine oils are used to reduce the metal-to-metal contact inside the engine to minimize friction and reduce damage, as automotive engines are more prone to wear and deform in the moving parts. These oils also remove the small particles, dirt, and other impurities present in the fuel.

North America is the largest market for engine oil lubricants owing to a large number of automotive vehicles in the region. Asia-Pacific countries, such as China, India, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia are emerging as global automotive hubs, which is expected to drive the regional demand at the fastest pace in the global market.

Asia-Pacific to Lead the Global Market

The Chinese auto lubricants market was estimated to be worth USD 3 billion, for a volume of around 10 million metric tons. China dominates the global market, in terms of consumption and production of automobiles and auto refinishes. Increasing urbanization and supporting governmental policies are anticipated to boost the demand for automobiles in the country. Other countries, such as India and Japan, are also expected to experience significant growth.

Notable Developments in the Market

October 2017: Shell South Africa announced a new lubricant partnership agreement with BMW Car Club Gauteng.

June 2017: ExxonMobil Corporation entered an agreement with GE, for the supply of lubricants for GE’s Jenbacher gas engines.

Major players include ExxonMobil Corporation, Royal Dutch Shell PLC, BP PLC, and Chevron amongst others.

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  • Amsoil Inc.
  • Chevron Corp.
  • Fuchs Petrolub SE
  • Klüber Lubrication
  • Motul
  • Phillips 66 Lubricants
  • MORE
1. Introduction
1.1 Scope of the Report
1.2 Research Phases
1.3 Study Deliverables

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Insights
3.1 Industry Value Chain Analysis
3.2 Industry Attractiveness - Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
3.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
3.2.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
3.2.5 Degree of Competition

4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Drivers
4.1.1 Rapidly Growing Automotive Industry in Asia-Pacific
4.1.2 Growing Usage of High-performance Lubricants
4.2 Restraints
4.2.1 Extended Drain Intervals
4.2.2 Modest Impact of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in the Future
4.3 Opportunities
4.3.1 Growth of Automotive Industry in the Middle-East

5. Market Segmentation and Analysis
5.1 By Product Type
5.1.1 Engine Oil
5.1.2 Gear & Break Oil
5.1.3 Transmission Fluid
5.1.4 Greases
5.1.5 General Industrial Oil
5.1.6 Process Oils
5.1.7 Others

6. Regional Market Analysis
6.1 North America
6.1.1 United States
6.1.2 Canada
6.1.3 Mexico
6.1.4 Rest of North America
6.2 Europe
6.2.1 Germany
6.2.2 United Kingdom
6.2.3 Italy
6.2.4 France
6.2.5 Spain
6.2.6 Russia
6.2.7 Rest of Europe
6.3 Asia-Pacific
6.3.1 China
6.3.2 India
6.3.3 Japan
6.3.4 South Korea
6.3.5 ASEAN Countries
6.3.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
6.4 South America
6.4.1 Brazil
6.4.2 Argentina
6.4.3 Rest of South America
6.5 Middle East & Africa
6.5.1 Saudi Arabia
6.5.2 United Arab Emirates
6.5.3 South Africa
6.5.4 Rest of Middle East & Africa

7. Competitive Landscape
7.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
7.2 Market Share Analysis**
7.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

8. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials**, Products & Services, Recent Developments, and Analyst View)
8.1 Amsoil Inc.
8.2 Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd
8.3 BP PLC
8.4 Chevron Corp.
8.5 China National Petroleum Corporation
8.6 China Petrochemical Corp. (SINOPEC Group)
8.7 Exxon Mobil Corp.
8.8 Fuchs Petrolub SE
8.9 Gazpromneft - Lubricants, Ltd
8.10 Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd
8.11 Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd
8.12 Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)
8.13 Indian Oil Corp. Ltd
8.14 JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation
8.15 Klüber Lubrication
8.16 LukOil
8.17 Motul
8.18 Petrobras
8.19 Petronas Lubricants International
8.20 Phillips 66 Lubricants
8.21 PT Pertamina
8.22 Repsol
8.23 Royal Dutch Shell
8.24 SK Lubricants Co. Ltd
8.25 Total S.A.
8.26 Valvoline, Inc.
*List not Exhaustive

9. Future of the Market

10. Disclaimer
**Subject to Availability of Public Domain
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  • Royal Dutch Shell
  • BP plc
  • ExxonMobil Corp.
  • Total SAA.
  • Chevron Corp.
  • China Petrochemical Corp. (SINOPECGroup)
  • Fuchs Petrolub SE
  • JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation
  • Valvoline Inc.
  • LukOil
  • PETRONAS Lubricants International
  • PT Pertamina
  • Gazpromneft - Lubricants LTD.
  • Indian Oil Corp. Ltd.
  • Phillips 66 Lubricants
  • Petrobras
  • Motul
  • Repsol
  • SK Lubricants Co. Ltd.
  • Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd
  • Amsoil Inc.
  • Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd.
  • Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)
  • Klüber Lubrication
  • China National Petroleum Corporation
  • Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd.
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