Growing Electric Vehicles Sales Driving the Demand for Power Electronics Market
Growing awareness regarding vehicle emissions and increase in the government initiative to encourage the use of electric vehicles is driving the growth of electric vehicles and in turn, the market for power electronics in EVs.
China is leading in electric vehicle sales across the world, which recorded 336,000 sales of battery electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid vehicles in 2016 and continued to see increased sales in the following years, owing to the increasing electric buses for public transport.
The advent of high power switching devices has brought about a wide range of comprehensive application of electronic converters for energy conversion and motion control in an electric vehicle. Electric vehicles are now employing high voltage power electronics for the traction drive motors. The power electronics constitute around 30% of the total cost of an electric vehicle.
Increasing Demand for Light Weight Switching Power Supplies in Electric Vehicles
The development of a reliable lightweight switching power supplies would likely help to drive the power electronics in electric vehicles. The adaption of electronics in powertrain systems on electric vehicle concepts is primarily augmented by the increased efforts of the regional governments and environmental agencies (EPA) to lower emission levels during the last two years. Inverters and power converters account for the majority in the power electronics of an electric vehicle market. The demand for lightweight, multi portable devices that are likely to drive the growth of advanced power electronics significantly. Growing demand for electric passenger and light commercial vehicles from the developing economies, such as China, India, and the Latin American countries (Brazil and Mexico) are anticipated to drive the growth of the market during the forecasted period. However high cost associated with electric vehicles will slightly hinder the growth of the power electronics market.
Key Developments of the Market:
- May 2017: MAHLE completed acquisition of Nagares SA, Spanish Company, which manufactures and distributes automotive electronics. The acquisition by MAHLE has strengthened its product portfolio in e-mobility sector.
- January 2018: Preh GmbH completed the acquisition of “ePower”, a business unit of Kongsberg Automotive ASA in Kongsberg, Norway, which produce on-board chargers used in powertrain application for electric and hybrid vehicles.
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1.1 Research Methodology
1.2 General Study Assumptions
2. Research Methodology
2.2 Analysis Methodology
2.3 Study Assumptions
2.4 Econometric Forecast Model
3. Executive Summary
4. Market Overview and Technology Trends
4.1 Current Market Scenario
4.2 Technology Trends
4.3 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.3.1 Bargaining Power of the Suppliers
4.3.2 Bargaining Power of the Consumers
4.3.3 Threat of New Entrants
4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
4.3.5 Competitive Rivalry within the Industry
5. Market Dynamics
5.1.1 Growing Electric Vehicles Sales
5.2.1 High Cost of Power Electronics
5.3.1 Stringent Government Regulations
6. Global Automotive Power Electronics in Electric Vehicles Market Segmentation, By Device
6.1 Power Modules
6.1.1 Power ICs
6.1.2 Power Discrete
7. Global Automotive Power Electronics in Electric Vehicles Market Segmentation, By Application
7.1 Body Electronics
7.2 Safety and Security Electronics
8. Global Automotive Power Electronics in Electric Vehicles Market Segmentation, By Drivetrain Type
8.1 Full Hybrid
8.2 Plug-in Hybrid
8.3 Pure Electric
9. Global Automotive Power Electronics in Electric Vehicles Market Segmentation, By Vehicle Type
9.1 Passenger Car
9.2 Commercial Vehicle
10. Global Automotive Power Electronics in Electric Vehicles Market Segmentation, By Geography
10.1 North America
10.1.1 The United States
10.1.3 Rest of North America
10.2.4 Rest of Asia-Pacific
10.3.2 The United Kingdom
10.3.5 Rest of Europe
10.4 Rest of the World
10.4.3 South Africa
10.4.4 Other Countries
11. Competitive Landscape
11.2 Market Share Analysis
12. Company Profiles
12.1 Renesas Electronics Corporation
12.2 Microsemi Corporation
12.3 Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
12.4 Texas Instruments, Inc.
12.5 STMicroelectronics NV
12.6 Rockwell Automation, Inc.
12.7 Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.
12.8 Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc.
12.9 NXP Semiconductors N.V.
12.10 Kongsberg Automotive Holding ASA
12.11 Toshiba Corporation
12.12 Aptiv PLC
12.13 Valeo Group
12.14 Toyota Industries Corportion
12.15 Mitusbishi Electric Corporation.
- Renesas Electronics Corporation
- Microsemi Corporation
- Freescale Semiconductor Inc.
- Texas Instruments Inc.
- STMicroelectronics NV
- Rockwell Automation Inc.
- Vishay Intertechnology Inc.
- Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc.
- NXP Semiconductors N.V.
- Kongsberg Automotive Holding ASA
- Toshiba Corporation
- Aptiv PLC
- Valeo Group
- Toyota Industries Corportion
- Mitusbishi Electric Corporation.