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Automotive Glass Market by Type, Application, Material, ICE & EV, Aftermarket And Region - Global Forecast to 2025

Automotive Glass Market: Global Forecast until 2025

  • March 2018
  • 207 pages
  • ID: 4169026
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Increasing vehicle production and technologically advanced smart glass solutions are anticipated to fuel the industry demand for automotive glass market

The automotive glass market is estimated to rise at a compound annual growth rate of ~4.8 percent from an estimated ~$16.2B in 2017 to attain a market size of ~$23.6B by 2025. The sector is influenced by advanced technologies including smart glass, growing glass applications & area per vehicle, and the growing demand for laminated side glazing. High initial capital cost required to setup a new automotive glass plant and use of polycarbonate glazing as an alternative to glass in vehicles are the restraining factors for this sector.

Suspended Particle Device is the quickest increasing smart glass technology in automotive glass market

Traditionally, smart glass was used in the automobiles for windows, but extensive R&D has led to its increased usage in sidelites, backlites, and sunroofs.Daimler has launched an all-glass panoramic roof using SPD technology on the Mercedes-Benz SLK.

Mercedes-Benz also provides smart glass known as magic sky control in its sunroof. The SPD technology is forecasted to have a significant share of the automotive smart glass market due to its capability of optimizing the cabin temperature, providing consumers privacy at the push of a button, and improving fuel efficiency of the vehicle

Sunroof application is the biggest segment in the Automotive Smart Glass market

Smart glasses have a property of auto dimming during high intensity external light, which helps in maintaining ambient cabin temperature and reducing load on air conditioning system, which in turn results in increased fuel efficiency.This tremendously reduces the cooling and lighting cost of the vehicle.

The use of smart glass is the most in sunroof application; nevertheless, with advancements in technology, smart glass is forecasted to have applications in sidelite, windshield, and backlite.

Asia Oceania: Fastest increasing market for Automotive Glass

Asia Oceania is forecasted to be the biggest automotive glass market and is expected to grow at the quickest Compound annual growth rate during the outlook period.This increase can be attributed to the improving socio-economic conditions in emerging economies including China and India (IN).

The rise in population in these countries has resulted in an increased vehicle production and vehicle parc.This has resulted in expanded demand for automotive glass.

The consumer preference for SUV in India (IN) and China (CN) is also driving the automotive glass market as the volume of glass required in SUV is significantly more than that in sedans and other passenger cars.

The market research includes industry insights specified by different market experts. The break-up of the primaries is like:

• By Company category: Tier 1-35.0 percent, Tier 2-45.0 percent, and OEM-20%

• By Description: C level-30%, D level-30%, and Others-40%

• By Area: North America-40%, Europe-20%, Asia Oceania-30%, RoW-10%

Some of the main actors in the automotive glass market are are Saint-Gobain, Asahi Glass, Fuyao Glass, Samvardhana Motherson, Webasto, Xinyi Glass, Nippon Sheet Glass, Gentex Corporation, Corning, and Magna International.

Segment Research

The automotive glass market is broken down by glass type (laminated, tempered, and others), application (windshield, sidelite, backlite, rear quarter glass, side view mirror, and rear view mirror), vehicle type (PC, LCV, truck, and bus), electric vehicle type (BEV, HEV, PHEV, and FCEV), material type (IR-PVB, metal coated, tinted, and others), smart glass by technology (SPD, EC, PDLC, Thermochromic, and Photochromic), smart glass by application (dimmable mirror, windshield, sunroof, and sidelite/backlite), device embedded glass, by application (rear view mirrors and windshield), area (Asia Oceania, Europe (EU), North America continent, and RoW) and aftermarket by vehicle type.

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The analysis offers business insights concerning the following parts:

• Market Development: The market research affords highlighted information about profitable emerging sectors. The industry report examines the industries for automotive glass at country and regional level.

• industry diversification: The study contributes in-depth information about untapped sectors, market investments, recent products, and recent evolutions in the overall automotive glass market.

• Product Development/Innovative products: The analysis offers in-depth understanding into Research&development activities, up-on-coming technologies, and recent product launches in the overall automotive glass market.

• Automotive Smart Glass Market: The market research contains automotive smart glass market by technology (SPD, EC, LC/PDLC, Thermochromic, and Photochromic) and application (Dimmable mirror, Windshield, Sunroof, Sidelite/Backlite).

• Device embedded Automotive Glass Market: The industry report includes the device embedded automotive glass market by application (Rearview mirror and windshield)

• Automotive Glass market, by Material Type: The study contains the automotive glass materials market by category (IR-PVB, Metal coated, Tinted, and others)

• Automotive Glass Aftermarket: The analysis includes the automotive glass aftermarket by vehicle type (passenger car and commercial vehicle)

• Company profiled: The market research offers exhaustive information and detailed review of top actors of the automotive glass market and highlights the best strategies approved by them.

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