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Automotive Material Trends Market and Trend Analysis by Technology, Key Companies and Forecast, 2021-2036

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  • 131 Pages
  • April 2022
  • Region: Global
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 5610530
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • 3M
  • Bridgestone Corporation
  • DuPont
  • Inteva Products, LLC
  • Metaldyne, LLC
  • Saint-Gobain
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For some time, the automotive industry has been under pressure to change the way it designs and builds vehicles, due to factors such as the increasing impact of passenger and pedestrian safety requirements and the competitive intensity caused by globalisation and manufacturing in low cost economies. Furthermore, governmental pressure in Europe and North America to reduce CO2 emissions has prompted vehicle makers and their supply base to develop automotive technology to meet those strict emission limits.

Consequently, more vehicles are incorporating components aimed at mass reduction, parts consolidation to reduce assembly costs and more efficient recycling. The vehicle makers’ need to improve overall fuel economy in vehicles has led to the trend toward minimising vehicle weight. The use of performance materials such as high-strength steel and aluminium is on the rise and heavier traditional materials, such as steel and iron, are being replaced whenever possible.

The report Automotive Material Trends Market and Trend Analysis by Technology, Key Companies and Forecast, 2021-2036 provides a comprehensive overview of the global body material trends sector, major suppliers, top 14 markets, technology trends and market size forecasts.

The study reviews and forecasts the main materials used in vehicle manufacture, namely Steel, Aluminium, Plastics, Iron and Glass apart from other materials such as Organic, Carbon Fibre and Magnesium.

*The top 14 markets accounting for over 98% of global light vehicle production include:North America (US, Canada and Mexico) ; Mercosur (Brazil and Argentina); Western Europe (Germany, Italy, France, UK, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Austria, Finland and Morocco) ; Central Europe (Turkey, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia); Russia; Japan; China; India; Korea; Thailand; Other Asia; Iran; South Africa; Australia.

Scope

Based on exclusive interviews, primary research and proprietary data this global market study includes:
  • Material use as a percentage of Vehicle Body Weight for the top 14* markets.
  • A review of the latest material developments, applications and market trends (including Space Frames, Engine Cooling, Armour, Braking, Reinforcing, Seating, Light-Weighting, Films, Aluminium, Carbon Fibre, Coatings, Magnesium, Organic Materials, Plastics and Composites, Steel And Recycling initiatives).
  • Exclusive interviews with OE suppliers including Isolite Group, Zircotec, Prodrive, JAPIA, Tata Steel, Surface Processing.
  • Sector PESTER (Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Environmental and Regulatory) analysis.
  • Updated profiles of the major materials suppliers including their strategies and prospects.
  • Material use forecasts as a percentage of vehicle body weight for the top 14* markets (sectors include Steel, Iron, Aluminium, Plastics, Glass and Other Materials).

Reasons to Buy

  • Gain a quick overview of the Automotive Materials sector globally.
  • Understand the size and scope of the world's top 14 markets.
  • Hear direct from leading companies on their strategies and plans.
  • Review the latest and most significant technological developments.
  • Follow the key trends within the sector and what's driving them.
  • Spot opportunities and threats in this sector.
  • Track key companies' latest activities and prospects.
  • Prepare supply and demand forecasts.
  • Produce internal sales plans and forecasts.
  • Carry out competitive intelligence.

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • 3M
  • Bridgestone Corporation
  • DuPont
  • Inteva Products, LLC
  • Metaldyne, LLC
  • Saint-Gobain

1. PESTER Analysis
  • Political
  • Economic
  • Social
  • Technological
  • Environmental
  • Regulatory

2. Companies
3M
“A typical car has about 660 pounds of composite parts.
  • Accuride Corporation
  • Accuride is a major supplier of truck body and chassis parts to heavy- and medium-duty truck manufacturers.
  • Aichi Steel
  • AK Steel
  • Aleris
  • Arconic Inc
  • Asahi Kasei Plastics
  • Autoneum
  • BASF SE
  • Benteler
  • Biomer
  • Bodine Aluminum
  • Bridgestone
  • CIE Automotive SA
  • ContiTech
  • Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc
  • Covestro
  • Dow Automotive Systems
  • Dräxlmaier Group
  • DuPont (E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company)
  • Evonik
  • Faurecia
  • Fosun
  • Freudenberg & Co. KG
  • Gestamp Automocion
  • Henkel
  • Honeywell
  • Hyundai Steel
  • International Automotive Components
  • JFE Steel Corporation
  • Kobe Steel
  • Lanxess
  • LG Chem
  • Magna International Inc.
  • Martinrea
  • Metaldyne
  • Minda Corporation
  • Mitsui Chemicals
  • NanoSteel Company
  • Novares
  • Novelis
  • NSG
  • Oerlikon Balzers
  • Posco
  • PPG Industries
  • PT Astra Otoparts
  • SABIC
  • Saint-Gobain
  • Samvardhana Motherson Group
  • Shiloh Industries
  • Showa Denko
  • Solvay
  • Stadco
  • Sumitomo Corporation
  • Tata Steel
  • Teijin
  • Tenedora Nemak
  • ThyssenKrupp AG
  • Toray Industries
  • Toyo Tire & Rubber
  • Toyoda Gosei
  • Trelleborg AB
  • Trinseo
  • Victrex
  • Woodbridge Group
  • Yokohama Rubber
  • ZF

3. Forecasts
  • Aluminium
  • Glass
  • Iron
  • Other materials
  • Plastics
  • Steel

4. Materials
  • Aluminium
  • Carbon fibre
  • Coatings
  • Magnesium
  • Organic materials
  • Other materials
  • Plastics and composites
  • A new Tailored Fibre Placement process ... can reduce fibre wastage to just 3 per cent instead of the usual 30-70 per cent.
  • Recycling
  • Steel

5. Archive
  • Emerging markets
  • Front-end modules
  • IAC develops blow foaming process for air ducts
  • Interior films from 3M
  • Nissan’s SpecV version of its GT-R ‘halo car’
  • PSA looks for aluminium partners

6. Appendix
  • What is this Report About?

List of Tables
Table 1: Aluminium as a percentage of total kerb weight of medium-sized passenger cars assembled in all major car producing regions, 2008-2020, 2025, 2030, 2035
Table 2: Glass as a percentage of total kerb weight of medium-sized passenger cars assembled in all major car producing regions, 2008-2020. 2025, 2030, 2035
Table 3: Iron as a percentage of total kerb weight of medium-sized passenger cars assembled in all major car producing regions, 2008-2020, 2025, 2030, 2035
Table 4: Other materials as a percentage of total kerb weight of medium-sized passenger cars assembled in all major car producing regions, 2008-2020, 2025, 2030, 2035
Table 5: Plastics as a percentage of total kerb weight of medium-sized passenger cars assembled in all major car producing regions, 2008-2020, 2025, 2030, 2035
Table 6: Steel as a percentage of total kerb weight of medium-sized passenger cars assembled in all major car producing regions, 2008-2020, 2025,2030, 2035
Table 7: Alternative materials: potential weight saving versus cost
Table 8: Examples of alternative materials to steel
Table 9: Evaluation of a clutch pedal
Table 10: Cost of CO2 saving
List of Figures
Figure 1: VW Golf
Figure 2: Ford carbon fibre bonnet
Figure 3: Steel

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Stadco
  • Gestamp Automocion
  • Solvay
  • Hyundai Motor Group
  • Accuride Corporation
  • 3M
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Continental AG
  • Alcoa, Inc
  • BASF SE
  • Bridgestone Corporation
  • Cooper Tire & Rubber Co
  • Visteon Corporation
  • Benteler International AG
  • CIE Automotive SA
  • Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc
  • Dow Automotive Systems
  • Faurecia SA
  • Draxlmaier Group
  • DuPont
  • Woodbridge Group
  • Covestro
  • Webasto AG
  • Freudenberg & Co. KG
  • Lear Corporation
  • Trelleborg AB
  • Toyota Boshoku Corporation
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
  • Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.
  • Toyo Tire and Rubber Co, Ltd
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • International Automotive Components Group (IAC)
  • Inteva Products, LLC
  • Johnson Controls International plc
  • ThyssenKrupp AG
  • Sumitomo Corporation
  • Joyson Safety Systems
  • Magna International Inc.
  • Martinrea International Inc.
  • Metaldyne, LLC
  • Michelin
  • Plastic Omnium
  • PPG Industries
  • Autoneum
  • Saint-Gobain
  • Samvardhana Motherson Group
  • Nippon Sheet Glass
  • ZF Friedrichshafen AG
  • Kobe Steel, Ltd.
  • Lanxess
  • Evonik
  • LG Chem, Ltd.
  • Sogefi S.p.A.
  • SABIC Innovative Plastics
  • Henkel
  • Arconic