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Automobile Electronics Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Automobile Electronics Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33632 | Nov 2016

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

The Automobile Electronics Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • The low interest rate environment facilitated easier financing for items such as car purchases
  • The recent rise of the dollar is expected to harm the competitiveness of exports
  • Expected interest rate hikes will limit new car purchases, as financing options become more costly
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry's success is largely explained by the recovery of the motor vehicle manufacturing sector, the primary downstream market for industry products. As the economy has recovered over the past five years, employment rates and consumer confidence have grown as well. As new car sales have increased, so have automobile electronics sales, boosting industry revenue. Stable downstream demand from the automotive sector is expected to boost revenue in 2016. Over the next five years, IBISWorld expects revenue to grow, but new car sales are expected to slow down over the next five years... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Modern cars contain an ever-growing amount of electric and electronic equipment. Over the past decade, luxury automakers have pioneered the use of sensors to detect approaching vehicles, low tire pressure, vehicle tampering and impact force; these features actively enhance vehicle safety and can be used as an attractive selling point. This industry's products can be broadly classified as ignition systems, lighting systems and informational and entertainment devices.

Over the five years to 2021, IBISWorld expects rising demand for several types of automotive electronics. Hybrid-electric vehicle sales are expected to rise, driven principally by falling prices associated with mass production. Fur.. ... 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 Demand from car and automobile manufacturing and New car sales in the Automobile Electronics Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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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 equipment (including parts and accessories)Information and entertainment systemsCranking motors (starters) and spark plugsBattery charging alternators, generators, and regulatorsElectrical harness and cable setsWindshield wiper electronics and dashboard assembliesAll other electrical equipment
    Industry Activities
    AlternatorSpark plugIgnition coilElectrical wireElectronic control unitElectronic sensorInstrument control panel

    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
  • Demand from car and automobile manufacturing
  • New car sales
  • World price of crude oil
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • National unemployment rate
  • Trade-weighted 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
  • Products & Markets
    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
  • All other electrical equipment
  • Vehicular lighting equipment (including parts and accessories)
  • Information and entertainment systems
  • Cranking motors (starters) and spark plugs
  • Battery charging alternators, generators, and regulators
  • Electrical harness and cable sets
  • Windshield wiper electronics and dashboard assemblies
  • 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
  • Exports
  • Parts manufacturers
  • Other
  • Agricultural and construction equipment manufacturers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Automobile Electronics Manufacturing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Automobile Electronics Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Automobile Electronics Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Delphi Corporation
    Robert Bosch GmbH
    Denso Corporation
  • Table: Delphi Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Robert Bosch GmbH - financial performance
  • Table: Denso Corporation - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    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
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Automobile Electronics Manufacturing Industry
  • Includes:
  • 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)
  • Price of new cars (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
  • 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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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Automobile Electronics Manufacturing market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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