High gear: Industry operators will benefit from an improving economic climate

IBISWorld’s Auto Parts Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • New car sales increased strongly as individuals acted on low interest rates and higher incomes, benefiting the industry
  • Most major auto parts manufacturing companies are affiliated with large-scale automakers
  • Auto parts manufacturers are expected to benefit from an improving economic climate

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Auto Parts Manufacturing industry has experienced strong growth over the past five years, as automakers, the industry's largest customers, have benefited from rising sales. Industry operators manufacture a wide variety of items, such as exhaust systems, air bags and HVAC systems. Higher consumer sentiment, coupled with increased disposable income during the period, has led to increased car sales. While the industry has benefited from heightened domestic and international demand, exchange rate pressures are anticipated to diminish the domestic industry's global footprint...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Over the five years to 2016, automakers have experienced favorable conditions that supported the upstream Auto Parts Manufacturing industry. Demand for auto parts manufacturing is directly related to automaker production, as they are the largest purchasers of auto parts. As economic growth accelerated, consumer demand for cars increased. Total vehicles sales, which totaled 13.1 million in 2011, have surpassed $14.7 million through October 2016. Total vehicle sales are expected to reach 17.8 million through 2016, bolstered by stronger sales reports in November. Strengthened vehicle sales stimulated increased production by automakers, benefiting demand for auto parts. Ove..

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    Additional Insights for the Auto Parts Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Auto Parts Manufacturing Industry are

  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Effective cost controls
  • Undertaking technical research and development
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as New car sales and Consumer Confidence Index in the Auto Parts Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Auto Parts Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in this industry manufacture and rebuild a variety of motor vehicle parts and accessories. These parts include air bags, air conditioners, catalytic converters, exhaust systems, mufflers and resonators, radiators, radiator cores and wheels. Engines, tires, brakes, steering systems, interiors, suspensions, transmissions and automotive electronics are not counted in the industry.

    Industry Products
    HVAC systems
    Filters and fuel tanks
    Exhaust systems
    New wheels
    Air bags
    Auto body parts
    Other auto parts
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing air bag assemblies
    Manufacturing motor vehicle air conditioners
    Manufacturing catalytic converters and engine exhaust
    Manufacturing mufflers and resonators
    Manufacturing radiators and cores
    Manufacturing wheels (rims)

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • New car sales
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Trade-weighted index
  • US oil and gas production index

  • Current Performance
  • Product portfolio
  • International competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry landscape
  • Globalization
  • Table: Auto Parts Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Auto Parts Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Car & Automobile Manufacturing
  • SUV & Light Truck Manufacturing
  • Truck & Bus Manufacturing
  • Auto Parts Wholesaling

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminum Manufacturing
  • Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Paint Manufacturing
  • Screw, Nut & Bolt Manufacturing
  • Textile Mills

  • Products & Services
  • Other auto parts
  • Exhaust systems
  • HVAC systems
  • Filters and fuel tanks
  • Air bags
  • New wheels
  • Auto body parts
  • Chart: Auto Parts Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Exports
  • Other automakers
  • General Motors
  • Ford
  • Toyota
  • Fiat Chrysler
  • Other manufacturers
  • Aftermarket
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Auto Parts Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Auto Parts Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Auto Parts Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Denso CorporationRobert Bosch GmbH
  • Table: Denso Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Robert Bosch GmbH - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Auto Parts Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Auto Parts Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • New Car Sales (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Big Three
  • Another name for the top US automotive companies, which are General Motors, Ford and Chrysler.
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer (Oem)
  • A company that manufactures products or components that are purchased by a company and retailed under the purchasing company's brand name.
  • Scrappage Rates
  • The rate at which used vehicles are retired from active use.
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