Plugged in: Due to recovery in the automobile market, industry demand has increased

The Automobile Electronics Manufacturing industry has exhibited strong performance during the period, with industry revenue expected to grow. Industry strength can be largely attributed to the robust growth of motor vehicle manufacturing and sales, the primary downstream market for industry products. Falling unemployment and increasing consumer spending have supported sales for key markets. Additionally, the low interest rate environment during the five-year period facilitated easier financing for items like car purchases. Imports from countries with low labor costs create significant competition due to relatively inexpensive shipping costs. Over the next five years, IBISWorld projects revenue to decline...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$27bn
Annual Growth 12-17
4.9%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
61,994
Businesses
670
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Imports from countries with low labor costs create significant competition due to relatively inexpensive shipping costs
  • The recent rise of the dollar is expected to harm the competitiveness of exports
  • Technology trends in the automotive industry are expected to help the parts industry
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Automobile Electronics Manufacturing industry has demonstrated a strong recovery from the automotive sector collapse and financial crisis. Industry revenue grew rapidly at the outset of the period as US automakers stepped up production levels. In addition to higher levels of downstream manufacturing demand, the industry benefited from technological change in automobiles that increased the use of electrical parts. As a result, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 4.9% over the five years to 2017. In 2017 alone, industry revenue is forecast to grow 3.3% to $26.8 billion.Recovery and overseas demandAt the outset of the period, industry revenue is estimated to have jumped 22.8% in 2012. Mos...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Automobile Electronics Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Automobile Electronics 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 Oil and natural gas price index in the Automobile Electronics Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Automobile Electronics Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures motor vehicle parts that have or operate with the aid of small components that control and direct an electric current. Industry operators include manufacturers of lighting systems, electrical wiring, electrical control units, sensors, electronic ignition systems and driver displays. Manufacturers of electric motors are excluded.

    Industry Products
  • Vehicular lighting and wiring systems
  • Information and entertainment devices
  • Cranking motors and spark plugs
  • Battery charging alternators, generators and regulators
  • Electrical harness and cable sets
  • Windshield wiper electronics and dashboard assemblies
  • Industry Activities
  • Alternator
  • Spark plug
  • Ignition coil
  • Electrical wire
  • Electronic control unit
  • Electronic sensor
  • Instrument control panel
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • New car sales
  • Oil and natural gas price index
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Consumer Confidence Index

  • Current Performance
  • Recovery and overseas demand
  • Trade
  • Commodity prices, profit and structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Fewer cars, but increased electrical component use
  • Competition
  • Table: Automobile Electronics Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Automobile Electronics Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

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

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Circuit Board & Electronic Component Manufacturing
  • Lighting & Bulb Manufacturing
  • Power Conversion Equipment Manufacturing
  • Semiconductor & Circuit Manufacturing
  • Wire & Cable Manufacturing
  • Wiring Device Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Other
  • Information and entertainment devices
  • Vehicular lighting and wiring systems
  • Cranking motors and spark plugs
  • Battery charging alternators, generators and regulators
  • Windshield wiper electronics and dashboard assemblies
  • Electrical harness and cable sets
  • Chart: Automobile Electronics Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Heavy truck and bus purchases
  • Passenger vehicle purchases
  • More electronics per vehicle

  • Major Markets
  • Automobile manufacturers
  • Parts manufacturers
  • Exports
  • Agricultural and construction equipment manufacturers
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Automobile Electronics Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Automobile Electronics Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Delphi Automotive PLC, Robert Bosch GmbH,
  • Table: Delphi Automotive PLC - financial performance
  • Table: Robert Bosch GmbH - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Automobile Electronics Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Automobile Electronics Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Price of new cars (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Alternator
  • A device that converts a vehicle's engine's mechanical energy into electrical energy that powers the vehicle's electrical system and charges its battery.
  • Corporate Average Fuel Economy (Cafe)
  • Regulations in the United States intended to improve the average fuel economy of cars and light trucks.
  • Cranking Motor (Starter)
  • A device, usually a motor, that is used to start a vehicle's engine.
  • Drivetrain
  • The group of components in a motor vehicle that generates power and delivers it to the road surface.
  • Electric Vehicle
  • A plug-in electric vehicle that runs on an electric battery alone and does not require gasoline.
  • Hybrid-Electric Vehicle
  • A vehicle that runs using two different power sources, in most cases an electric battery in conjunction with a gasoline engine.
  • Innovation Manufacturer
  • Innovation manufacturers rely on higher margin products, rather than optimizing the process.
  • Process Manufacturer
  • Process manufacturers focus operations on maintaining the lowest possible cost per unit and generating revenue through volume. They typically produced commoditized goods.
  • Spark Plug
  • A device that converts electric current from a vehicle's ignition system into a spark that starts the vehicle's engine.
  • Tier 1 And 2
  • The Tiers in the automotive sector refer to the supply chain to automakers. Tier 1 manufacturers supply directly to automakers and Tier 2 companies supply to Tier 1.
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