1. Market Research
  2. > Automotive Market Trends
  3. > Auto Part

How to kick-start your market research using auto component figures

 
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
5 votes
Share

Global Automotive Parts & Supplies Industry

 

The Automotive Parts and Supplies industry is a challenging component of the car sector. Having suffered as a result of the global economic recession, the automotive parts and supplies industry is likely to begin recovering soon. The export of US automotive parts rose over 36% in 2011 to more than $58 billion says the International Trade Administration, with almost 85% of exports going to Canada.

 

Automotive imports climbed more than 44% to almost $91 billion in 2010, with Chinese imports up 35% to $10 billion. The trade deficit concerning US automotive parts in 2010 reached almost $33 billion, an increase of over 61% on the previous year.

 

Around 70% of US automotive parts are produced for original-equipment products, with the remainder produced for the aftermarket, involving the repair and modification of vehicles. As this industry is directly linked to the automotive industry, it rises and declines according to demand and sales of vehicles. Due to the economic downturn in 2009, many suppliers were running operations at around 55% capacity.

 

Industry productivity is set to increase as car manufacturers, such as Ford, seek to put global platforms in place to make the same vehicles in different regions from the same platform. Global platforms cut engineering costs, limit discrepancies in production to improve quality, and simplify the manufacturing process, which affect the automobile engine industrial sector in depth.

 

Key Segments

 

  • The fast fit market involves profit from sales of vehicle components such as mechanical parts, brakes, tires and service parts. This market segment is expected to show yearly growth in excess of 3% for the five-year period ending 2015, reaching almost $7 billion.

 

  • The auto electronic and electric equipment market, particularly through the transmission systems market, is forecasted to sell some 86.5 million units in 2015, according to Global Industry Analysts. The market’s recovery follows a rebound in automobile production due to increased consumer demand, with strong demand in Asia-Pacific.

 

  • The remanufactured automotive parts industry has a global worth of between $85 billion and $100 billion. There are between 2,000 and 3,000 remanufactured automotive parts facilities in operation throughout the US.


 

 US Auto Parts Trade Deficit with Asian Countries *In US$ Mn (2005 - 2010)

 

 

Regional Market Share

 

The US imported close to $14 billion worth of automotive parts from Japan in 2010, or a quarter of overall Japanese exports, according to the International Trade Administration. Chinese exports reached almost $12.5 billion, followed by Thailand at close to $6 billion. Other significant players on the export market included the UK, Indonesia, South Korea, Germany, Mexico and Canada.

 

South Korea is a key player in the production of motor vehicles. It was the world’s fifth-largest manufacturer in 2009, and produced close to 4.5 million vehicles in 2010, selling 1.5 million units and exporting the remainder. Its domestic auto part sales were in excess of $35 billion in 2009, meeting almost 95% of demand. Hyundai Mobis, its number-one auto parts producer, has sales in excess of $11 billion, making it the world’s twelfth-largest producer.

 

Almost three quarters of US automotive parts exports went to Canada and Mexico in 2011. US automotive parts imports from Canada and Mexico in the same year were worth close to $43 billion, or 47% of overall automotive parts. The US imported just over $1.5 billion in automotive parts from China in 2000, and this figure grew to over $8.5 billion by 2007. It is expected to continue to expand in coming years.

 

 

US Transportation Equipment Exports  (Cumulative Year to Date Through August 2011) 

 

 

Market Outlook

 

Auto Part Industry Trends involve difficulties faced by automakers in the face of the economic downturn had a knock-on effect on the automotive parts industry as automakers began to look for lower prices and seek to share the costly burden of research and development. The recession forced the industry to cut capacity, let workers go and carry out financial restructuring.

 

As the industry sees activity begin to pick up, automakers continue to pressure their suppliers to lower prices. This pressure, along with industry restructuring, is expected to continue into 2012, making industry consolidation more widespread. Raw material costs have also risen due to growth in economies such as India and China. Developing world demand has also driven up energy commodity prices.

 

 

Leading Industry Associations

 

 

 

You might be interested in these related markets

 

Understand the Auto Part Industry Quickly & Get Actionable Data Easily. The Latest Reports with Statistics & Trends from Top Industry Sources
1-10 of about 800 reports

Global Auto Part Statistics

  • January 2015
    5 pages
  • World  

    United States  

View report >

Auto Part Industry in the US Forecast

  • July 2015
    16 pages
  • United States  

View report >

Auto Part Industry in Japan and Asia

  • January 2014
    20 pages
  • Japan  

    Asia  

    World  

View report >

Auto Part Industry in Japan

  • April 2014
    34 pages
  • Auto Part  

  • Japan  

    United States  

View report >

Auto Part Statistics in Germany

  • May 2015
    16 pages
  • Germany  

    Europe  

    United States  

View report >

Auto Part Statistics in Brazil

  • February 2014
    32 pages
  • Automotive  

    Auto Part  

    Truck  

  • Brazil  

    South America  

    World  

View report >

Auto Part Industry in Russia

  • October 2013
    8 pages
  • Auto Part  

    Auto Electronic  

  • Russian Federat  

View report >

Auto Part Industry in India Forecast

  • January 2015
    10 pages
  • Auto Part  

  • India  

    Asia  

View report >

Auto Part Industry in China Forecast

  • January 2015
    8 pages
  • Auto Part  

    Auto Body  

  • China  

View report >


About 300 reports

Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers
(From $ 63 - $ 4 795)

Automotive Engine Management System Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2021

Automotive Engine Management System Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2021

  • $ 4 795
  • Industry report
  • April 2015
  • by Transparency Market Research

This is a market research report which undergoes an in-depth analysis of automotive engine management system market from a global perspective and provides estimates in terms of revenue (USD billion) from ...

Automotive Transmission Market By Type, Vehicle Type, N ...

July 2015 $ 4 650

China Automotive Steering Column Switch Industry Report ...

June 2015 $ 3 200

China Automotive Steering Wheel Switch Industry Report ...

June 2015 $ 3 200

China Automotive Transmission Case Industry Report 2015

June 2015 $ 3 200

China Automotive Transmission Speed Sensor Industry Rep ...

June 2015 $ 3 200

Motor Vehicle Steering & Suspension Components World Re ...

July 2015 $ 3 047

Global Automotive Steering Column Industry 2015 Market ...

May 2015 $ 2 850

Global Auto Brake Systems Industry Report 2015

July 2015 $ 2 800

Global Wind Turbine Gearbox Industry Report 2015

July 2015 $ 2 800

ReportLinker is an award-winning market research solution that finds, filters and organizes the latest industry data so you get all the market research you need - quickly, in one place.