Automobile Transmission Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Automobile Transmission Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33635 | Apr 2016

Lower gear: Slowed vehicle sales will preclude growth from reaching the same heights as the past period

IBISWorld’s Automobile Transmission Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The success of the Automobile Transmission Manufacturing industry is closely linked to the performance of motor vehicle manufacturers. Over the five years to 2016, domestic vehicle production in the United States has accelerated dramatically. Rising discretionary income coupled with greater financing opportunities have driven consumers to purchase new vehicles. In turn, this has shifted demand for transmissions into high gear. In the five years to 2021, industry revenue is anticipated to rise at a slower rate. Sales have now recovered to prerecessionary levels, which will preclude growth from reaching the same heights it did between 2011 and 2016. In addition, electric vehicles may become a threat to traditional transmission manufacturers.

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Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The industry has a low level of concentration, with the top four companies accounting for about 17.7% of industry revenue. Companies with less than 500 employees represent 94.6%% of the operators in this industry, while accounting for just 39.0% of industry payroll expenses. Many of the automotive components manufactured by this industry are relatively low value-added commodities, such as gears and differentials, which are easy to contract out to smaller operators. The largest companies in this industry primarily focus on the more technologically intensive segments of this industry, such as transmissions, torque converters and transaxles. For this reason, just 5.4% of businesses employ more than 500 people, while accounting for 61.0% of industry wages... purchase to read more


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What is the Automobile Transmission Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry manufacture transmissions for motor vehicles (cars and light, medium and heavy-duty trucks), parts for transmissions and powertrain parts. Industry products include clutches, gears, differentials and axle bearings.

Industry Products
Torque converters, clutches and transmission gearsAutomatic transmissionsManual transmissionsAutomated manual transmissionsAxles and transaxlesDifferentials and other drive train componentsHeavy truck and bus transmissionsRebuilt transmissions and drive train components
Industry Activities
Axle bearingConstant velocity joints, automotive, truck and busDifferential and rear axle assembliesTorque convertersUniversal jointsMotor vehicle transmissionGearDrive shaftClutch

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