Safe bet: Industry revenue will continue to increase, lifted by rising demand for new vehicles

Over the five years to 2016, revenue for the Car Airbag Manufacturing industry is expected to increase. Industry operators manufacture airbags for all types of automobiles, including passenger cars and heavy trucks. Due to being an intermediate good in the production of automobiles, industry revenue tends to ebb and flow with fluctuations in demand for new vehicles. As a result, several positive trends have stimulated industry revenue, such as rising consumer confidence. Although the industry is anticipated to grow, industry operators encounter several obstacles that will likely inhibit profitability, such as rising import penetration and new technology...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry revenue will be bolstered by higher demand for new cars
  • Manufacturers in the automotive sector are increasingly offshoring operations to Mexico
  • Imports will rise as automakers build a manufacturing presence in low-cost countries
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    This industry has a moderate to high level of market share concentration. In 2017, the top four companies in this industry are expected to account for about 44.6% of revenue. Over the past five years, market share concentration in this industry has increased sharply. The acquisition of Delphi's airbag business in the United States by Autoliv has had a consolidating effect on this industry. Moreover, in 2015, German automobile supplier ZF Friedrichshafen acquired major company TRW Automotive Inc. to make ZF TRW. Add...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Car Airbag Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Ability to effectively manage risk
  • Highly skilled workforce
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from car and automobile manufacturing and Import penetration into the manufacturing sector in the Car Airbag Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Car Airbag Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry produces airbags for all types of automobiles. Airbags are used to protect the driver during and after an accident. These airbags are sold directly to auto manufacturers or airbag distribution operators.

    Industry Products
  • Automobile airbags
  • Light truck and utility vehicle airbags
  • Heavy duty truck airbags
  • Industry Activities
  • Passenger vehicle airbag
  • Light-truck airbag
  • Heavy-duty truck airbag
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from car and automobile manufacturing
  • Import penetration into the manufacturing sector
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Regulation for the Automotive sector

  • Current Performance
  • Downstream demand increases
  • Rising international trade
  • External competition pressures profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Rising import penetration
  • Ongoing threat
  • Regulation spurs technological change
  • Table: Car Airbag Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Car Airbag Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Car & Automobile Manufacturing
  • SUV & Light Truck Manufacturing
  • Truck & Bus Manufacturing
  • Truck, Trailer & Motor Home Manufacturing
  • Automobile Steering & Suspension Manufacturing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing
  • Textile Mills

  • Products & Services
  • Light truck and utility vehicle airbags
  • Automobile airbags
  • Heavy duty truck airbags
  • Chart: Car Airbag Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Other
  • General Motors
  • Nissan
  • Ford
  • Hyundai
  • Volkswagen
  • Fiat
  • Honda
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Car Airbag Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Car Airbag Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Car Airbag Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Autoliv Inc., ZF TRW Automotive,
  • Table: Autoliv Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: ZF TRW Automotive - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Car Airbag 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 Car Airbag Manufacturing Industry
  • 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)
  • Fatalities per 100,000 Population (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Active Safety
  • Refers to safety systems that help avoid accidents.
  • Fatality Analysis Reporting System (Fars)
  • A system created by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to provide data on a census of fatal traffic crashes, measure highway safety and help suggest solutions
  • Passive Safety
  • Refers to safety systems that help reduce the effects of accidents.
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