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World Automotive Sensors Industry, Global Industry Analysts

  • February 2015
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Automotive Sensors in US$ Million by the following End-Use Applications: Engine and Transmission Applications, Chassis Applications, Safety and Security Applications, Body Applications, and Other Applications. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 99 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Allegro MicroSystems LLC
Analog Devices, Inc.
Aptina Imaging Corporation
Autoliv, Inc.
Bourns, Inc.

Table Of Contents

World Automotive Sensors Industry, Global Industry Analysts



I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-2
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Automotive Sensors I-3
End-Use Applications I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
The Changing Face of the Automotive Industry: A Prelude II-1
Table 1: Middle-Class Consumer Spending Across Developed and
Developing Regions (2013E and 2030F): Percentage Breakdown by
Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Table 2: Emerging Dominance of OEMs From Developing Countries
in the Global Automotive Manufacturing Market (2012 and 2025P):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of OEMs by Origin - OEMs
from Developed Automotive Markets and OEMs from Emerging
Automotive Markets (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4

Table 3: Emerging Dominance of OEMs From Developing Countries
in the Global Passenger Car Market (2012 and 2025P): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Regional and Foreign OEMs by Region/Country
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5
Automotive Sensors - A Market Overview II-5
Table 4: World Market for Sensors by End-Use Segment -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automobile
Applications, Process and Manufacturing Industries, Machine
Tools and General Machinery, HVAC and Building Control, Office
Automation and Communication, and Others Markets For Years
2014, 2016, 2018 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
A Review of Long-Standing Demand Drivers for Automotive Sensors II-7
Global Automotive Production Trends II-7
Global Economic Conditions II-7
Growth in Number of Electronic Components Per Vehicle II-8
Table 5: Increasing Electronic Content in Automobiles as a
Percentage of Vehicle Value (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-8
Impact of Exogenous Factors II-9
Impact of Economic Upheavals in the Recent Past: A
Retrospective Review II-9
2007-2009 World Economic Recession and The Auto Industry II-9
2010: The Year of Recovery II-10
Market Tested Once Again Between 2011-2013 II-11
The European Debt Crisis Escalates and Hits the Automotive
Software Market Hard in 2011 and 2012 II-11
Table 6: European Automobile Market: Plant Capacity
Utilization for the Years 2007, 2010, 2011 and 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13
Uncertainty in US Economy Tests Automotive Industry in 2013
- Slows Down Growth Momentum in Automotive Sensors Market II-13
Canadian Automotive Industry Declines in 2013 Squeezes
Opportunities for Sensors II-15
Weak Japanese Economy in H2-2013 and Resulting Decline in Auto
Production Impacts Opportunities for Automotive Sensors II-15
Uneven Growth in Emerging Markets During 2011-2013 Due to
Cyclical and Structural Economic Slowdown Slows Demand for
Automotive Sensors II-16
Impact of China's Slowdown on Global Market in 2011 and 012 -
A Review II-17
Market Makes Lethargic Recovery in 2014, But Optimistic
Economic Outlook Provides Hope for Better Growth Prospects
in 2015 and Beyond II-18
Table 7: World GDP (2012-2015): Breakdown of Percentage GDP
Growth by Select Country (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-20
European Market Outlook: Hopes for a Recovery Despite
Volatility and Risks of a Relapse II-21
Table 8: EU Real GDP Growth Rates in % (2014 and 2015):
Breakdown by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23

Table 9: Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) in the Euro Area:
Breakdown of Quarterly PMI Data for Select Countries for the
Year 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-24

Table 10: Key Business Indicators in the Euro Area for the
First 3 Quarters of the Year 2014 II-24
US Market Outlook: Mostly Positive Outlook Sprinkled With Yet
Lingering Fears II-24
Despite Continued Economic Slowdown, China Still Remains a
Major Market for Automotive Sensors II-26
Outlook II-28
Competitive Scenario II-28
Sensor Manufacturing Continues to Move to Low Cost Countries II-28
Table 11: Global OEM Automotive Sensor Market (2013):
Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Players
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29

Table 12: Global Automotive Oxygen Sensor Market (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Key Players (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29

2. NOTEWORTHY MARKET TRENDS, GROWTH DRIVERS and ISSUES II-30
Improving Vehicle Sales and Subsequent Rise in Production to
Sustain Demand for Automotive Sensors II-30
Table 13: World Production of Passenger Cars: Breakdown of
Annual Production Figures in ‘000' Units for Years 2014 and
2018 by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-31

Table 14: World Production of Commercial Vehicles: Breakdown
of Annual Production Figures in ‘000' Units for Years 2014 and
2018 by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-32
BRICs - The Current Growth Engine II-32
Basic Products- the Choice in Developing Markets II-33
Developed Markets Continue to Lap Up Advanced Sensor Technologies II-33
Sensors Designed for Powertrain Applications - Traditional
Revenue Contributors II-33
Table 15: Global Market for Light Vehicle Transmission
Systems: Percentage Share Breakdown of Light Vehicle
Production Volume by Transmission Type for Years 2012 and 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-35

Table 16: North American Market for Automotive Transmission
Systems (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by
Product Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-36
Increasing Use of On-Board Vehicle Health Monitoring and
Diagnostic Systems Drives Growth II-36
Electronic Stability and ABS Become Standard in New Age
Automobiles Highlighting Steady Demand for Sensors in Chassis
Applications II-36
TPMS for Ensuring Vehicle Stability and Control Grows in
Prominence - Drives Demand for TPMS Sensors II-37
Opportunity Indicator for Pressure Sensors in Automotive Market II-38
Table 17: World Market For Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems
by Region/Country (2014 and 2017(P)) - Breakdown of Sales in
US$ Million by Region/Country (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-38
Integration of Safety Technologies in Automobiles on the Rise
- Bodes Well for Automotive Sensors Market II-38
Use of Sensors in Futuristic Smart Safety System II-39
Airbags - A Key Safety Application Area II-39
Increasing Demand for Rollover Airbag Sensors II-40
Opportunity Indicators II-41
Table 18: Global Automotive Airbags Market (2011 and 2015P):
Breakdown of Annual Sales in ‘000 Units by Region/Country
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41

Table 19: Global Automotive Airbags Market (2011 and 2015P):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Volume Sales By Product
Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41

Table 20: Global Automotive Airbags Market: Projected
Compounded Annual Growth Rates for Years 2007 through 2015 by
Product Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42
Growing Adoption of Adaptive Cruise Control Systems Augurs
Well for the Market II-42
Automotive OEM Continue to Evince in ADAS Integration II-43
Radar Based ADAS Systems Remain Reliable and Accurate Option II-43
Image Based Sensors - The Cost Effective Option II-43
Growing Incorporation of Vehicle Security Applications to
Boost Demand for Automotive Sensors II-44
Growing Demand for Comfort and Convenience to Boost Robust
Demand for Sensors in Body Electronics Segment II-44
Intelligent Wiper Systems to Drive Demand for Sensors II-45
Opportunity Indicator II-46
Table 21: World Market for Wiper Systems (2012 and 2018):
Breakdown of Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million by
Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-46
Intelligent Headlights Rise in Popularity - To Boost Demand
for Sensors II-46
Need to Improve Fuel Efficiency and Reduce Carbon Footprint to
Drive Demand for Automotive Sensors II-47
Stringent Regulatory Mandates Fuel Growth in Automotive
Sensors Market II-48
TPMS Regulations Drives Demand for Sensor Components II-49
Favorable Government Regulatory Support Benefits Market Growth
for ADAS II-49
Auto Manufacturers' Focus on Achieving Product Differentiation
to Drive Demand for Auto Sensors II-50
Introduction of Innovative Powertrain and Transmission
Technologies Offer Lucrative Opportunities II-50
Focus on Automotive Haptics Offers Opportunities for
Automotive Sensors II-51
Thrust Towards Developing Fully Autonomous and Semi Autonomous
Automobiles to Fuel Growth II-52
Advent of Cost Effective Sensors to Encourage
Commercialization of Autonomous Vehicles II-53
Integrated Systems - Fast Gaining Prominence II-53
Sensor Fusion Becomes Order of The Day for Modern Automotive
Platforms II-54
Modularization Gains Prominence among Sensor Manufacturers II-54

3. A REVIEW OF SELECT PRODUCT SEGMENTS and SENSOR TECHNOLOGIES II-55
Pressure Sensors Find Lucrative Opportunities in Automotive
Industry II-55
Expanding Opportunities for Position Sensors II-55
Opportunities Galore for Flow Sensors in Automotive Industry II-56
Temperature Sensors Finding New Applications II-56
Table 22: Global Temperature Sensors and Transmitters Market
(2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by End-Use
Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-57
Technology Developments - The Ongoing Saga II-57
Review of Key Focus Areas of Technology Developments II-57
Packaging: A Necessary Component in Sensor Costs II-57
Smart Sensors in the Spotlight II-58
Critical Role of Smart Sensors in Collision Avoidance Systems II-58
Weight Reduction of Automobiles to Drive Demand for Light
-Weight and Smaller Smart Sensors II-58
MEMS Technology - Revolutionizing the Smart Sensors Industry II-59
Growing Penetration of MEMS Pressure Sensors in Automotive
Segment - A Case in Point II-59
MEMS/MST Application Opportunities in Vehicle Diagnostic/
Monitoring Systems II-60
Coolant System II-60
Brake System II-60
Transmission Fluid II-60
Fuel System II-60
Vehicle Speed II-60
Table 23: Global Market for Automotive MEMS Sensors
(2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Type -
Pressure Sensors, Gyroscopes, Accelerometers, and Flow
Sensors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61

Table 24: Global Automotive MEMS Sensors Market:
Estimated Shipments of MEMS Sensors (in Million Units)
for the Years 2011, 2013 and 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-61
Magnetic Sensors Rise in Popularity II-61
Opportunity Indicator II-62
Table 25: Global Magnetic Sensor Market: Estimated Market
Revenues of Magnetic Sensors for Automotive Applications
for the Years 2012, 2013E, 2014P and 2015P (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62
Promising Growth for CMOS Sensors in the Auto Industry II-62
Microprocessor-based Smart Versions Replace Conventional Ones II-62
Silicon Sensors Open New Avenues II-63

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-64
Automotive Sensors II-64
Types of Automotive Sensors II-64
Pressure Sensors II-64
Temperature Sensors II-64
Position Sensors II-65
Load Sensors II-65
Acceleration Sensors II-65
ADAS Sensors II-65
Air Quality Sensors II-65
Angular-Rate Sensors II-66
Automotive Current Sensors II-66
Distance Sensors II-66
Engine Oil Sensors II-66
Flow Sensors II-66
Humidity Sensors II-66
Image Sensors II-67
Knock Sensors II-67
Light Sensors II-67
Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensors II-67
NOx Sensors II-67
Oxygen/Lambda Sensors II-68
Rollover Sensors II-68
Speed Sensors II-68
Torque Sensors II-68
Seat Occupant Detection Sensors II-69
Vehicle Occupant Detection Sensors II-69
Yaw-Rate Sensors II-69
Automotive Applications of Sensors by End-Use Applications II-69
Automotive Sensors by End-Use Applications II-70
Technologies Involved in Automotive Sensors Industry II-71
Potentiometer II-71
Inductive Sensors II-71
Hall Effect Sensors II-71
Micro-Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) II-71
MEMS Applications in the Automotive Industry II-72
Safety System Applications II-73
Engine/Drive Train II-73
Vehicle Diagnostics/Monitoring II-73
Electromechanical Sensor Technology II-73
EMS Applications in Automotive Industry II-74

5. PRODUCT LAUNCHES/DEVELOPMENTS II-75
Infineon Rolls Out two angle sensors and linear Hall sensors
Product Families II-75
Continental Introduces its VDO REDI-Sensor solution II-75
Allegro MicroSystems Unveils High Performance Dual Output
Direction and Differential Speed Sensor IC II-75
Aptina Unveils AR0140AT Image Sensor and ASX350AT System-On-
Chip (SOC) Design II-75
Melexis Unveils MLX75421 Blackbird New Generation Automotive
Image Sensors II-75
Melexis Technologies Rolls Out Updated Version of its MLX92242 IC II-75
Micronas Launches HAC 830 Hall-effect Sensor II-75
Micronas Unveils New Generation HAL 37xy Family of Sensors II-76
Micronas Introduces Innovative USB Kit for Simplifying
Programming of its Hall Sensor Families II-76
NXP Introduces KMA215 Angle Sensor II-76
Osram Opto Expands Ambient Light Sensors Portfolio with launch
of SFH 3711 Phototransistor II-76
TT Electronics Adds Magnetorque® Plus to its Sensor Portfolio
for Electronic Power Steering (EPS) Systems II-76
Allegro MicroSystems Expands its High Accuracy Linear Current
Sensor IC with Launch of its ACS770 Sensor Device II-76
Infineon Introduces Vertical Dual-Hall Sensor - TLE4966V II-77
Kistler Introduces New Range of Piezotron® Acoustic Emission
Sensors II-77
Melexis Introduces Programmable EEPROM Memory Enabled MLX92211
and MLX92231 Digital Hall Effect Sensors II-77
Melexis Expands its Portfolio of Triaxis® Hall Effect Sensors
with Introduction of MLX91208 Series Devices II-77
Melexis Introduces Upgraded MLX91209CA Hall Effect Sensors II-77
Melexis Expands its Portfolio of Triaxis® Position Sensor SAE
J2716 SENT Protocol Compliant MLX90367 and MLX90366 Position
Sensors II-77
Micronas Expands HAL 36xy sensor Portfolio with Addition of
Latest HAL 3675 Devices II-77
Sensata Unveils II Generation Differential Pressure Sensor Device II-78
Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology Launches ViSe II-78
Melexis Launches Innovative MLX92212 line of Digital Output
Hall-Effect Sensors II-78
Hamamatsu Unveils New Image Sensors for Real-Time, High-
Precision Distance Measurement Systems II-78
OxygenSensorWorld.com Launches One-Stop Shop Concept for
Automotive Oxygen Sensor Requirements II-78
Melexis Introduces New Programmable High-Speed Hall-Effect
Sensor, MLX91209 II-78
ALLEGRO MICROSYSTEMS Launches New Detection Sensor IC II-78
Freescale Semiconductor Unveils Smallest ARM Powered Kinetis
KL02 Microcontroller II-79
DENSO Introduces Sensor for Pedestrian Collision Detection II-79
AUTOLIV Introduces Dynamic Light Spot Pedestrian Illumination
System for BMW II-79
Continental Unveils Tire Sensors to Detect Vehicle Weight II-79
INFINEON Unveils Innovative Transceiver Product Line II-79
Honeywell Introduces Range of High Pressure Switches II-79
Melexis Introduces Active Light Sensor Interface MLX75030 IC II-79
Melexis Introduces Programmable MLX92232 Hall Effect Sensor II-80
Infineon Launches New Line of TLE496x Ultra-Small Sensors II-80
Toshiba Unveils TCM5117PL Full HD CMOS Image Sensor II-80
ams Releases Reference Design Implementing Comprehensive
Automotive IBS II-80
ZMD Launches ZSSC3015 Automotive-Qualified Sensor Signal
Conditioner II-80
JohnDow Introduces New Sensor Product Line for Tire Pressure
Monitoring System II-80
Infineon Technologies Launches Samples of XMC1000 II-80
Freescale Launches High Precision Xtrinsic Pressure Sensors II-81
Aptina Launches Automotive Image Co-Processors for HDR Sensors II-81
Freescale Launches First Xtrinsic CAN-Based Battery Sensor II-81
NXP Introduces Dual Magnetic Sensor for Automotive Operations II-81
Infineon Unveils World's Tiniest Combustion Engine Management ICs II-81
INFINEON Launches LINLED Drivers for Multicolor Ambient
Lighting in Vehicles II-81
Infineon Supplies KP200 Pressure Sensor for Pedestrians and
Occupants Safety in Car Collision II-82
Melexis Introduces New Intelligent Position Sensor IC, MLX90365 II-82
Melexis Launches New MLX90809 MEMS Pressure Sensor II-82
Plessey Semiconductors Launches New EPIC Automotive Sensor,
PS25203 II-82
Allergo Introduces New Programmable, Unipolar, Hall-Effect
Switch, A1128 II-82
Allergo Introduces New Highly Integrated Power Management IC,
A8600 II-82
Allergo Launches New Custom Programmable Linear Hall-Effect
Sensor IC, A1357 II-82
APTINA Introduces New ASX340AT SOC II-83
Freescale Launches New Advanced Powertrain Microcontroller,
Qorivva MPC5777M II-83
Continental Launches VDO ContiSys Check TPMS II-83
Honeywell Introduces a Range of Safety and Pressure Sensors
and Switches II-83
Pirelli Launches Cyber Fleet System Equipped with Magneti
Marelli Telematic Box II-83
Continental Develops Fuel Quality Sensor II-83

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-84
Continental to Start Production of Short Range Radar Sensors
at its Seguin Facility in Texas II-84
AMS Agrees to Acquire AppliedSensor II-84
ON Semiconductor Set to Acquire Aptina Imaging II-84
Sony Forays into Automotive Imaging Sensors Market II-84
HELLA Expands Automotive Electronic and Electrical Spare
Component Portfolio II-84
Infineon Initiates Production of TLE4966V Sensor II-84
Micronas Starts TO92UP Package Line at its Freiburg
Manufacturing Facility II-84
Toshiba Begins Shipping New TCM5126GBA CMOS Image Sensor for
Automotive View Cameras II-85
Littelfuse Successfully Closes Hamlin Acquisition II-85
NXP Takes Over Code Red II-85
Infineon Enters into Development and Production Agreement with
Global Foundries II-85
NXP Inks CAR 2 CAR Communication Consortium MoU with Cohda II-85
Aptina Enters into Strategic Alliance with AND LFoundry II-85
NXP Enters into Strategic Collaboration Agreement with Delphi II-85
Honda Performance Development Inks Technical Partnership
Agreement with Magneti Marelli II-85
CTS Takes Over DandR II-86
Littlefuse Takes Over Accel II-86
Murata Expands its MEMS Sensor Business by VTI Acquisition II-86
Freescale to Enter into Collaboration with eSOL II-86
Audi Enters into Strategic Alliance with NXP for Automotive
Innovation II-86
NXP Semiconductors Enters into Agreement to Takeover Catena Group II-86
Magneti Marelli and Changchun Fudi Enter into JV II-86
GreenCell Enters into JV with General Automotive II-87
Magneti Marelli Sets Up Industrial Plant II-87
ACTS and NHTSA Select Autoliv for DADSS II-87
GM Selects Freescale Semiconductor's iMX 6Solo II-87
Magneti Marelli Announces Installation of SFS® in 10 Million
Vehicles II-87
Continental Opens New Business Unit II-87

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-88
Allegro MicroSystems LLC (US) II-88
Analog Devices, Inc. (US) II-88
Aptina Imaging Corporation (US) II-88
Autoliv, Inc. (Sweden) II-88
Bourns, Inc. (US) II-89
CASCO (US) II-89
Continental AG (Germany) II-89
CTS Corporation (US) II-90
Custom Sensors and Technologies, Inc. (US) II-90
Delphi Corporation (US) II-91
Denso Corporation (Japan) II-91
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. (US) II-91
General Electric Company (US) II-91
Hamamatsu Photonics KK (Japan) II-92
Hamlin Electronics (US) II-92
Hella KGaA Hueck and Co. (Germany) II-92
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. (Japan) II-93
Infineon Technologies AG (Germany) II-93
Kistler Group (Germany) II-93
Melexis Microelectronic Integrated Systems (Belgium) II-94
Micralyne, Inc. (US) II-94
Micronas Semiconductor Holding AG (Switzerland) II-94
NGK Spark Plugs USA, Inc. (US) II-95
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (The Netherlands) II-95
Novotechnik U.S., Inc. (US) II-95
Omron Corporation (Japan) II-95
OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH (Germany) II-96
Robert Bosch GmbH (Germany) II-96
Sensata Technologies (US) II-96
SSI Technologies, Inc. (US) II-97
TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (US) II-97
TT electronics plc (UK) II-97
Valeo S.A. (France) II-98

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-99
Table 26: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Sensors by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-99

Table 27: World Historic Perspective for Automotive Sensors by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-100

Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Automotive Sensors by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-101
Sensors Market by End-Use Application II-102
Table 29: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Sensors in Engine and Transmission Applications by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-102

Table 30: World Historic Perspective for Automotive Sensors in
Engine and Transmission Applications by Geographic Region -
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007
through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-103

Table 31: World 15-Year Perspective for Automotive Sensors in
Engine and Transmission Applications by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
America Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-104

Table 32: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Sensors in Chassis Applications by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-105

Table 33: World Historic Perspective for Automotive Sensors in
Chassis Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-106

Table 34: World 15-Year Perspective for Automotive Sensors in
Chassis Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America
Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-107

Table 35: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Sensors in Safety and Security Applications by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-108

Table 36: World Historic Perspective for Automotive Sensors in
Safety and Security Applications by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-109

Table 37: World 15-Year Perspective for Automotive Sensors in
Safety and Security Applications by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
America Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-110

Table 38: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Sensors in Body Applications by Geographic Region -
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-111

Table 39: World Historic Perspective for Automotive Sensors in
Body Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-112

Table 40: World 15-Year Perspective for Automotive Sensors in
Body Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for
Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-113


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current and Future Analysis III-1
Automotive Applications Dominate US Sensor Market III-1
Table 41: US Sensor Market (2012): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Demand by End-Use Sectors (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1
Despite Slowdown in Growth in 2013 and 2014, Cautious Optimism
Prevails in the Market III-2
Market Trends III-2
Role of Government and Regulatory Authorities III-3
TPMS Integration Continues to Grow Driven by Regulatory
Mandates - Propel Growth in Air Pressure Sensor Market III-3
Regulations Mandating Statutory Integration of Electronic
Stability Control System (ESC) for all Passenger Vehicles
Propels Growth for the Stability Sensors III-3
Automotive Chemical Sensors Market on the Rise III-4
Table 42: US Market for Motor Vehicle Emission Control
Sensors (2005, 2010 and 2015): Breakdown of Revenue by Sensor
Type - Chemical Property, Process Variable, and
Proximity/Positioning (in US$ Million) III-4
Product Launches III-5
Strategic Corporate Developments III-7
Select Players III-9
B.Market Analytics III-14
Table 43: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Sensors by End-Use Application - Engine and
Transmission, Chassis, Safety and Security and Body
Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 44: US Historic Perspective for Automotive Sensors by
End-Use Application - Engine and Transmission, Chassis, Safety
and Security and Body Application Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 45: US 15-Year Perspective for Automotive Sensors by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for Engine and Transmission, Chassis, Safety and Security and
Body Application Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

2. CANADA III-17
A.Market Analysis III-17
Current and Future Analysis III-17
Canadian Automotive Industry Declines in 2013 and 2014
Squeezes Opportunities for Automotive Sensors in the Nation III-17
Government Intervention and Growing Focus of US Auto
Manufacturers on Nearshoring to Help Revive Auto
Manufacturing in Coming Years III-17
Canadian ESC Regulations to Drive Growth in Demand for
Associated Sensors III-18
B.Market Analytics III-18
Table 46: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Automotive Sensors by End-Use Application - Engine and
Transmission, Chassis, Safety and Security and Body
Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 47: Canadian Historic Perspective for Automotive
Sensors by End-Use Application - Engine and Transmission,
Chassis, Safety and Security and Body Application Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 48: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Automotive
Sensors by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Engine and Transmission, Chassis, Safety and
Security and Body Application Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

3. JAPAN III-21
A.Market Analysis III-21
Current and Future Analysis III-21
Overview of Sensors Production Over the Years III-21
Market Growth Recovers After Tumultuous 2013 III-21
Product Launches/Introductions III-22
Strategic Corporate Developments III-22
Select Japanese Players III-23
B.Market Analytics III-25
Table 49: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Automotive Sensors by End-Use Application - Engine and
Transmission, Chassis, Safety and Security and Body
Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 50: Japanese Historic Perspective for Automotive
Sensors by End-Use Application - Engine and Transmission,
Chassis, Safety and Security and Body Application Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 51: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Automotive
Sensors by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Engine and Transmission, Chassis, Safety and
Security and Body Application Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

4. EUROPE III-28
A.Market Analysis III-28
Current and Future Analysis III-28
Market Overview III-28
Market Snapshot III-29
Market Growth Influenced by Emission Norms III-29
European Union (EU): ECE-R 64 Legislation to Drive Demand
for Pressure and Axle Rotation Sensors III-29
Growing Demand for Safety and Comfort Features in
Automobiles Drive the Demand for Sensors III-30
B.Market Analytics III-30
Table 52: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Automotive Sensors by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 53: European Historic Perspective for Automotive
Sensors by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 54: European 15-Year Perspective for Automotive
Sensors by Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe
Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 55: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Automotive Sensors by End-Use Application - Engine and
Transmission, Chassis, Safety and Security and Body
Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 56: European Historic Perspective for Automotive
Sensors by End-Use Application - Engine and Transmission,
Chassis, Safety and Security and Body Application Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 57: European 15-Year Perspective for Automotive
Sensors by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Engine and Transmission, Chassis, Safety and
Security and Body Application Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

4a. FRANCE III-36
A.Market Analysis III-36
Current and Future Analysis III-36
Valeo S.A. - A Leading French Player III-36
B.Market Analytics III-37
Table 58: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Sensors by End-Use Application - Engine and
Transmission, Chassis, Safety and Security and Body
Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 59: French Historic Perspective for Automotive Sensors
by End-Use Application - Engine and Transmission, Chassis,
Safety and Security and Body Application Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 60: French 15-Year Perspective for Automotive Sensors
by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Engine and Transmission, Chassis, Safety and
Security and Body Application Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

4b. GERMANY III-40
A.Market Analysis III-40
Current and Future Analysis III-40
Market Overview III-40
Product Launches/Introductions III-40
Strategic Corporate Developments III-42
Key Players III-43
B.Market Analytics III-46
Table 61: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Sensors by End-Use Application - Engine and
Transmission, Chassis, Safety and Security and Body
Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 62: German Historic Perspective for Automotive Sensors
by End-Use Application - Engine and Transmission, Chassis,
Safety and Security and Body Application Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 63: German 15-Year Perspective for Automotive Sensors
by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Engine and Transmission, Chassis, Safety and Security
and Body Application Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

4c. ITALY III-49
A.Market Analysis III-49
Current and Future Analysis III-49
Strategic Corporate Development III-49
B.Market Analytics III-50
Table 64: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Sensors by End-Use Application - Engine and
Transmission, Chassis, Safety and Security and Body
Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 65: Italian Historic Perspective for Automotive
Sensors by End-Use Application - Engine and Transmission,
Chassis, Safety and Security and Body Application Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 66: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Automotive Sensors
by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Engine and Transmission, Chassis, Safety and Security
and Body Application Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-53
A.Market Analysis III-53
Current and Future Analysis III-53
Product Launches/Introductions III-53
TT Electronics Plc - A Leading Player III-53
B.Market Analytics III-54
Table 67: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Sensors by End-Use Application - Engine and
Transmission, Chassis, Safety and Security and Body
Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 68: UK Historic Perspective for Automotive Sensors by
End-Use Application - Engine and Transmission, Chassis, Safety
and Security and Body Application Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 69: UK 15-Year Perspective for Automotive Sensors by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for Engine and Transmission, Chassis, Safety and Security and
Body Application Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

4e. SPAIN III-57
A.Market Analysis III-57
Current and Future Analysis III-57
B.Market Analytics III-57
Table 70: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Sensors by End-Use Application - Engine and
Transmission, Chassis, Safety and Security and Body
Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 71: Spanish Historic Perspective for Automotive
Sensors by End-Use Application - Engine and Transmission,
Chassis, Safety and Security and Body Application Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 72: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Automotive Sensors
by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Engine and Transmission, Chassis, Safety and Security
and Body Application Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

4f. RUSSIA III-60
A.Market Analysis III-60
Current and Future Analysis III-60
B.Market Analytics III-60
Table 73: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Sensors by End-Use Application - Engine and
Transmission, Chassis, Safety and Security and Body
Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 74: Russian Historic Perspective for Automotive
Sensors by End-Use Application - Engine and Transmission,
Chassis, Safety and Security and Body Application Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 75: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Automotive Sensors
by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Engine and Transmission, Chassis, Safety and Security
and Body Application Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-63
A.Market Analysis III-63
Current and Future Analysis III-63
Product Launches/Introductions III-63
Strategic Corporate Developments III-66
Key Players III-67
B.Market Analytics III-69
Table 76: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Automotive Sensors by End-Use Application -
Engine and Transmission, Chassis, Safety and Security and Body
Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 77: Rest of Europe Historic Perspective for Automotive
Sensors by End-Use Application - Engine and Transmission,
Chassis, Safety and Security and Body Application Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 78: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Automotive
Sensors by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Engine and Transmission, Chassis, Safety and
Security and Body Application Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-72
A.Market Analysis III-72
Current and Future Analysis III-72
Huge Automotive Manufacturing Activity Makes Asia-Pacific a
Lucrative Market for Sensors III-72
B.Market Analytics III-73
Table 79: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Automotive Sensors by Geographic Region -
China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 80: Asia-Pacific Historic Perspective for Automotive
Sensors by Geographic Region - China, India, South Korea and
Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 81: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Automotive
Sensors by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for China, India, South Korea and Rest of
Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 82: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Automotive Sensors by End-Use Application -
Engine and Transmission, Chassis, Safety and Security and Body
Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 83: Asia-Pacific Historic Perspective for Automotive
Sensors by End-Use Application - Engine and Transmission,
Chassis, Safety and Security and Body Application Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 84: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Automotive
Sensors by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Engine and Transmission, Chassis, Safety and
Security and Body Application Markets for Years 2007, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

5a. CHINA III-79
A.Market Analysis III-79
Current and Future Analysis III-79
Market Overview III-79
International Companies Lead the Market III-80
Chinese Domestic Suppliers Lower Prices to Overcome
Competition III-80
Strategic Corporate Development III-80
B.Market Analytics III-81
Table 85: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Automotive Sensors by End-Use Application - Engine and
Transmission, Chassis, Safety and Security and Body
Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 86: Chinese Historic Perspective for Automotive
Sensors by End-Use Application - Engine and Transmission,
Chassis, Safety and Security and Body Application Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-82

Table 87: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Automotive Sensors
by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Engine and Transmission, Chassis, Safety and Se

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