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Background:

The global automotive plastics industry is expected to reach an estimated value of $22.2 billion by 2019. The major drivers of automotive plastics industry are the increasing demand of lightweight materials, government regulations, and improvements in vehicle design. Asia Pacific is leading the global automotive plastics industry with strong growth in vehicle production.
Lucintel, a leading global management consulting and market research firm, has analyzed the global automotive plastics industry by product type and by region and has come up with a comprehensive research report, “Global Automotive Plastics Industry 2014-2019: Trend, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis”. This report provides an analysis of the global automotive plastics industry including market trend, company profiles, cost structure, growth opportunities, key drivers, and emerging trends in the industry. The study also includes global commercial aerospace seating market trends and forecasts through 2019, segmented by regions and by product type as follows:

Automotive Plastics Industry by Region:
- North America
- Europe
- Asia Pacific
- Rest of World

Automotive Plastics Industry by Product Type:
- Polypropylene
- Polyurethane
- Polyamide
- Polyvinyl Chloride
- Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene
- Polycarbonate
- Polyethylene
- Polymethyl Methacrylate

On the basis of its comprehensive research, Lucintel forecasts that automotive plastics industry will grow significantly during 2014-2019. Polyproplyne was the major segment in the automotive plastics industry by volume in 2013, and it is expected to remain the same during the forecast period. Increasing utilization of plastics in vehicle design and revival in vehicle production are going to increase the demand of automotive plastics industry. Plastic helps auto manufacturers to reduce its production and assembly costs and produce more attractive, yet more appealing functional designs. Growing demand of vehicles from emerging economies, such as China, India, and Latin American countries is anticipated to boost the industry. Volatile raw materials prices and huge investment in new material research activities are the major challenges faced by the industry players. Biodegradable plastics, such as PHA, PCL and PBS, offer a better opportunity to the major players in the automotive plastics industry.

This unique report from Lucintel will provide you with valuable information, insights, and tools needed to identify new growth opportunities and operate your business successfully in this market. This report will save hundreds of hours of your own personal research time and will significantly benefit you in expanding your business in this market. In today’s stringent economy, you need every advantage that you can find.

Features of This Report:

To make business, investment, and strategic decisions, you need timely, useful information. This market report fulfills this core need and is an indispensable reference guide for multinational materials suppliers, product manufacturers, investors, executives, distributors, and many more that operate in this market.
Some of the features of “Global Automotive Plastics Industry 2014-2019: Trend, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis” include:
- Analysis of competitive intensity of the industry based on Porter’s Five Forces model which helps to understand the competitive position of industry players.
- Global Automotive Plastics Market intelligence with special emphasis on segment market by products in terms of value and volume (Polypropylene, Polyurethane, Polyamide, Polyvinyl chloride, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene, Polycarbonate, Polyethylene, and Polymethyl Methacrylate) and by applications (Interior, Exterior, Under the Hood and Electrical).
- Market size in terms of value by segments, market size trend (2008-2013) and forecast (2014-2019) for key market segments those are useful to make major investment decisions.
- Regional Analysis provides automotive plastics industry breakdown by region among North America, Europe, APAC and ROW.
- Competitor analysis: growth leadership analysis, market drivers and challenges, growth opportunity analysis by segment market and by regional market that helps to ascertain a sound investment decision.
- Industry strategic assessment, emerging trend, unmet need, innovations and new product launches, mergers and acquisitions by the industry players are studied in the report.
- Customer analysis study provides information about the automotive plastics customer in different segments with major customer profiles.

Table Of Contents

Global Automotive Plastics Industry 2014-2019, Trend, Profit, and Forecast Analysis
1. Executive Summary
2. Automotive Plastics Industry Background and Classifications
2.1: Introduction
2.1.1: Industry classification
2.1.2: Markets Served
2.1.3: Supply chain
2.2: Porter's Five Forces Analysis Model
3. Global Automotive Plastics Industry Analysis
3.1; Industry analysis 2013
3.1.1: Global automotive plastics industry by value and volume
3.1.2: Global automotive plastics market by applications
3.1.3: Regional automotive plastics industry by value
3.1.4; Industry trend 2008-2013
3.1.5: Macroeconomic trends
3.1.6; Global automotive plastics industry by value and volume
3.1.7: Market trend by segments
3.1.8: North American automotive plastics industry trend by value
3.1.9: Europe Automotive plastics industry trend by value
3.1.10: APAC Automotive plastics industry trend by value
3.1.11: ROW Automotive plastics industry trend by value
3.2: Industry drivers and challenges
3.3: Industry forecast 2014-2019
3.3.1: Macroeconomic forecast
3.3.2; Global industry forecast by value
3.3.3: Market forecast by segments
3.3.4: North American industry forecast by value
3.3.5: European industry forecast by value
3.3.6: APAC industry forecast by value
3.3.7: ROW industry forecast by value
4. Financial (Cost Structure, Profitability, Debt, and Assets) Analysis
4.1: Global automotive plastics industry profitability analysis
4.1.1: Cost structure of global automotive plastics industry 2008-2013
4.1.2: Regional trend cost structure for global automotive plastics industry
4.2: Asset analysis
4.3: Debt analysis
4.4: Cash on hand analysis
5. Competitors and Growth Opportunities Analysis
5.1: Product portfolio analysis
5.2: Market share analysis
5.3: Geographical reach
5.4: Operational integration
5.5: Growth leadership analysis
5.6: Strategic initiatives
5.7; Growth opportunities for global automotive plastics industry by region
6. Industry Strategic Assessment
6.1: Emerging trends in global automotive plastics industry
6.2: Unmet needs in global automotive plastics industry
6.3: Innovations and new product launches in global automotive plastics industry
6.4: Mergers and acquisitions in global automotive plastics industry
7. Customer Analysis
7.1: Customer in different segments
7.2: Customer's geographic reach
7.3: Major customer profiles
8. Company Profiles for Leading Players

List of Figures

Chapter 2. Automotive Plastics Industry Background and Classifications
Figure 2.1: Car using steel bumper
Figure 2.2: Car using plastic bumper
Figure 2.3: Classification of global automotive plastics industry by products
Figure 2.4: Polypropylene
Figure 2.5: Polyurethane
Figure 2.6: Polyamide
Figure 2.7: Polyvinyl chloride
Figure 2.8: Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene
Figure 2.9: Polycarbonate
Figure 2.10: High density polyethylene
Figure 2.11: Poly methyl methacrylate
Figure 2.12: Supply chain-global automotive plastics industry
Figure 2.13: Porter's Five Forces industry analysis for automotive plastics industry
Chapter 3. Global Automotive Plastics Industry Analysis
Figure 3.1: Average material content per light vehicle in percentage, 2013
Figure 3.2: Total vehicle weight by materials in lbs
Figure 3.3: Global automotive plastics industry distribution (%) by segments in 2013
Figure 3.4: Global automotive plastics value ($B) by segments in 2013
Figure 3.5: Global automotive plastics industry (M lbs) volume (%) by product in 2013
Figure 3.6: Global automotive plastics volume (M lbs) by segments in 2013
Figure 3.7: Global automotive plastics industry by application in 2013
Figure 3.8: Global automotive plastics industry ($B) distribution by region 2013
Figure 3.9: Global vehicle production trend 2008-2013
Figure: 3.10: Global GDP growth rate trend
Figure 3.11: Global population growth rate trend
Figure 3.12: Global unemployment rate trend
Figure 3.13: Global automotive production trend
Figure 3.14: Regional GDP growth rate trend at constant price
Figure 3.15: Regional population growth rate trend
Figure 3.16: Population age structure 2013
Figure 3.17: Regional inflation rate trend
Figure 3.18: Regional unemployment rate trend
Figure 3.19: Global and regional per capita income trend
Figure 3.20: Regional automotive production trend
Figure 3.21: Global automotive plastics industry growth trends by value 2008-2013
Figure 3.22: Global automotive plastics industry growth trends by volume 2008-2013
Figure 3.23: Global automotive plastics industry market segments trend by value during 2008-2013
Figure 3.24: CAGR of various segments of the global automotive plastics industry by value 2008-2013
Figure 3.25: Year over year growth rate in various segments of the global automotive plastics industry by value during 2012-2013
Figure 3.26: Global automotive plastics industry market segments trend by volume during 2008-2013
Figure 3.27: CAGR of various segments of the global automotive plastics industry by volume 2008-2013
Figure 3.28: Year over year growth rate in various segments of the global automotive plastics Industry by volume during 2012-2013
Figure 3.29: North American automotive plastics industry trend 2008-2013
Figure 3.30: European automotive plastics industry trend: 2008-2013
Figure 3.31: APAC automotive plastics industry trend 2008-2013
Figure 3.32: ROW automotive plastics industry trend 2008-2013
Figure 3.33: Drivers and challenges of global automotive plastics industry
Figure 3.34: Global GDP growth rate forecast
Figure 3.35: Global population growth rate forecast
Figure 3.36: Global inflation rate forecast
Figure 3.37: Global automotive production forecast
Figure 3.38: Regional GDP growth rate forecast at constant price
Figure 3.39: Regional population growth rate forecast
Figure 3.40: Population age structure, 2018
Figure 3.41: Regional inflation rate forecast
Figure 3.42: Regional unemployment rate forecast
Figure 3.43: Global and regional per capita income forecast
Figure 3.44: Global automotive plastics industry growth forecast (2014-2019)
Figure 3.45: Global automotive plastics industry growth forecast (2014-2019)
Figure 3.46: Global automotive plastics industry market segments forecast by value during 2014-2019
Figure 3.47: CAGR of various segments of the global automotive plastics industry by value 2014-2019
Figure 3.48: Year over year growth rate in various segments of the global automotive plastics industry by value during 2014-2015
Figure 3.49: Global automotive plastics industry market segments forecast by volume during 2014-2019
Figure 3.50: CAGR of various segments of the global automotive plastics industry by volume: 2014-2019
Figure 3.51: Year over year growth rate in various segments of the global automotive plastics industry by volume during 2014-2015
Figure 3.52: North American automotive plastics industry forecast 2014-2019
Figure 3.53: European automotive plastics industry forecast 2014-2019
Figure 3.54: APAC automotive plastics industry forecast 2014-2019
Figure 3.55: ROW automotive plastics industry forecast 2014-2019
Chapter 4. Financial (Cost Structure, Profitability, Debt, and Assets) Analysis
Figure 4.1: Global automotive plastics industry profitability analysis 2008-2013 (%)
Figure 4.2: Cost structure of global automotive plastics industry 2008-2013
Figure 4.3: Cost structure in North American automotive plastics industry2008-2013
Figure 4.4: Cost structure in European automotive plastics industry 2008-2013
Figure 4.5: Cost structure in Asian/ROW automotive plastics industry 2008-2013
Figure 4.6: Assets for global automotive plastics industry 2008-2013
Figure 4.7: Debt for global automotive plastics industry 2008-2013
Figure 4.8: Cash on hand for global automotive plastics industry 2008-2013
Chapter 5. Competitors and Growth Opportunities Analysis
Figure 5.1: Market Presence of Major Players of Global Automotive Plastics Industry
Figure 5.2: Market Share of Global Automotive Plastics Manufacturer by Value in 2013
Figure 5.3: Industry Share in Terms of $ Value of Top Five Suppliers in Automotive Plastics Industry in 2013
Figure 5.4: Market Coverage of Global Automotive Plastics Industry
Figure 5.5: Growth Leadership Matrix in Global Automotive Plastics Industry
Figure 5.6: Growth Forecasts in Various Regions
Chapter 6. Industry Strategic Assessment
Figure 6.1: Emerging trends in global automotive plastics industry
Figure 6.2: BASF SE Elastoflex ® E Polyurethane in Vehicle Interior
Figure 6.3: Picture of Audi A8 made from Makrolon® Polycarbonate
Figure 6.4: E I Du Pont De Nemours and Co. Zytel ® HTN92 Use in Automotive Under the Hood
Figure 6.5: Dacia lodge rear bumper by Borcom WH107AE Polypropylene

List of Tables

Chapter 1. Executive Summary
Table 1.1: Automotive plastics industry parameters and attributes - product perspective
Chapter 3. Global Automotive Plastics Industry Analysis
Table 3.1: Industry trends (2008-2013) in global automotive plastics industry ($B)
Table 3.2: Average growth rates for one, three, and five years in global automotive plastics industry in terms of $ values
Table 3.3: Industry trends (2008-2013) in global automotive plastics industry (M lbs)
Table 3.4: Average growth rates for one, three, and five years in global automotive plastics industry in terms of volume
Table 3.5: Market size and 2012-2013 growth rates in various segments of global automotive plastics industry in terms of value
Table 3.6: Market size and annual growth rates during last five years (2008-2013) in various market segments of global automotive plastics industry in terms of volume
Table 3.7: Industry trends (2008-2013) in North American automotive plastics values
Table 3.8: Average growth rates for one, three, and five years in the North America automotive plastics industry in terms of $ values
Table 3.9: Industry trends (2008-2013) in European automotive plastics values
Table 3.10: Average growth rates for one, three, and five years in the European automotive plastics industry in terms of $ values
Table 3.11: Industry trends (2008-2013) in Asia-Pacific automotive plastics values
Table 3.12: Average growth rates for one, three, and five years in the Asia pacific automotive plastics industry in terms of $ values
Table 3.13: Industry trends (2008-2013) in ROW automotive plastics values
Table 3.14: Average growth rates for one, three, and five years in the ROW automotive plastics industry in terms of $ values
Table 3.15: Industry forecast (2014-2019) in global automotive plastics values
Table 3.16: Average growth rates for one, three, and five years in the global automotive plastics industry in terms of $ values
Table 3.17: Market size and 2014-2015 growth rates in various segments of global automotive plastics industry in terms of value
Table 3.18: Market size and annual growth rates during next five years (2014-2019) in various market segments of global automotive plastics industry in terms of volume
Table 3.19: Industry forecast (2014-2019) in North American automotive plastics values
Table 3.20: Average growth rates for one, three, and five years in the North America automotive plastics industry in terms of $ values
Table 3.21: Industry forecast (2014-2019) in European automotive plastics values
Table 3.22: Average growth rates for one, three, and five years in the European automotive plastics industry in terms of $ values
Table 3.23: Industry Forecast (2014-2019) in Asia Pacific Automotive Plastics Values
Table 3.24: Average growth rates for one, three, and five years in the Asia pacific automotive plastics industry in terms of $ values
Table 3.25: Industry forecast (2014-2019) in ROW automotive plastics values
Table 3.26: Average growth rates for one, three, and five years in ROW automotive plastics industry in terms of $ values
Chapter 5. Competitors and Growth Opportunities Analysis
Table 5.1: Rankings of suppliers based on automotive plastics revenue
Table 5.2: Backward and forward integration of major players in global automotive plastics industry
Table 5.3: New product developments by global automotive plastics industry
Table 5.4: New market entrants by application market in global automotive plastics industry
Table 5.5: New market entrants by geographical area in global automotive plastics industry
Table 5.6: Expansion plans by global automotive plastics industry
Chapter 6. Industry Strategic Assessment
Table 6.1: New automotive plastics launched in global automotive plastics industry
Chapter 7. Customer Analysis
Table 7.1: Major customers/end users of global automotive plastics for different market segments
Table 7.2: Major global upcoming automotive projects
Table 7.3: Customer mapping of automotive plastics by segment

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