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the Global Automotive Interiors Report 2016 – Research and Markets


June 8, 2016
By Business Wire News

DUBLIN

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “The Automotive Interiors Report” report to their offering.

This report looks at recent developments in automotive interiors at the major car companies, the technologies which they are already deploying, what they might deploy in the near- and medium-term and what this means for suppliers. In addition, from the supply side the report discusses how selected leading players’ strategies for vehicle interiors are changing.

The world of automotive interiors is changing and the next few years will see this process accelerate; future vehicle interiors will very likely end up looking very different from those of today, and in some cases they will be almost unrecognisable from what we have come to expect from a conventional vehicle interior. It is not long ago that when analysts and commentators wrote about automotive interiors, the focus would be on seats and their adoption of electronic technology for automatic movement and comfort features; and on cockpits, especially whether they were assembled off-line, along with the complex logistics chain that went behind this.

Some honourable mention would also be made of headliners, particularly when they began to incorporate acoustic insulation material for added value and customer benefit, as did carpets and other interior coverings. Companies like JCI, Lear, Visteon, Faurecia and Magna were – quite rightly at the time – seen as the dominant players in this market who would eventually take over the delivery of entire interior packages for the car companies.

The report ends with an appendix of 35 major Interiors suppliers providing an overview of the company and mapping data of global locations.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

2. Introduction

Mega-themes and market structure

Continued M&A activity

More market concentration in interiors?

The emergence of the Chinese

Automotive interiors – sub-segment commentary

3. Seats

Increased vertical integration in seat production

International moves in seat production

Seat supplier strategies: Lear, JCI and Faurecia all follow different routes

Lear – increased vertical integration and an expanding global footprint

JCI: a world leader, but now leaving automotive interiors

Faurecia: committed to seating and automotive interiors

4. Cockpits, dashboards, instrumentation and centre stacks

Instrumentation: three companies with over 50% of the global market

Centre stacks: prominent role for Asian suppliers

5. Vehicle manufacturer analysis

European premium vehicle manufacturers

Audi

BMW

Daimler Mercedes

Bentley

Japanese vehicle manufacturers – luxury and mass-market segments needs converging?

Lexus

Toyota

Suzuki

Nissan

Mid-market European brands adopting new interior approaches

PSA – a new interior look for the major brands

Citroën – from Cactus to Aircross

Peugeot – music and sound inspire the Fractal

Volkswagen

Volvo

Two alternative perspectives – from motor sport and motor cycles

McLaren

Yamaha – a new entrant with a new approach

6. Supplier Profiles

– Aisin Seiki

– Alpine Electronics

– Alps Electric

– Autoneum

– Bosch

– Brose

– Calsonic Kansei

– Car Trim

– Clarion

– Continental

– Denso

– Dräxlmaier

– Dura Automotive

– Edscha

– Faurecia

– Flex

– Ganxiang Mirror

– Gentex

– Grammer

– Grupo Antolin

– Harman

– IAC

– Infineon

– Johnson Controls

– Kongsberg Automotive

– Lear

– NHK Spring

– Novem

– Panasonic

– Pioneer

– Plastal

– TomTom

– Toyoda Gosei

– TS Tech

– Visteon

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2jfstv/the_automotive

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