1 INTRODUCTION
1.1 Study Assumptions
1.2 Scope of the Study

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

4 MARKET DYNAMICS
4.1 Market Drivers
4.2 Market Restraints
4.3 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.3.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
4.3.3 Threat of New Entrants
4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

5 MARKET SEGMENTATION
5.1 Vehicle Type
5.1.1 Passenger Vehicles
5.1.2 Commercial Vehicles
5.2 Propulsion Type
5.2.1 IC Engines
5.2.2 Electric Vehicles
5.3 Material Type
5.3.1 Aluminum
5.3.2 Steel
5.3.3 Composites
5.3.4 Other Material Types
5.4 Material Joining Technique
5.4.1 Welding
5.4.2 Clinching
5.4.3 Laser Brazing
5.4.4 Bonding
5.4.5 Other Material Joining Techniques
5.5 Geography
5.5.1 North America
5.5.1.1 United States
5.5.1.2 Canada
5.5.1.3 Rest of North America
5.5.2 Europe
5.5.2.1 Germany
5.5.2.2 United Kingdom
5.5.2.3 France
5.5.2.4 Spain
5.5.2.5 Rest of Europe
5.5.3 Asia-Pacific
5.5.3.1 India
5.5.3.2 China
5.5.3.3 Japan
5.5.3.4 South Korea
5.5.3.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.5.4 Rest of the World
5.5.4.1 South America
5.5.4.2 Middle-East and Africa

6 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
6.1 Vendor Market Share
6.2 Company Profiles *
6.2.1 Thyssenkrupp AG
6.2.2 Tata Steel Limited
6.2.3 Kuka AG
6.2.4 TECOSIM Group
6.2.5 Magna International Inc.
6.2.6 ABB Corporation
6.2.7 Gestamp Automocion SA
6.2.8 Aisin Seiki Co. Limited
6.2.9 Dura Automotive Systems
6.2.10 Tower International
6.2.11 CIE Automotive
6.2.12 Benteler International
6.2.13 Norsk Hydro ASA

7 MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

Companies Mentioned
 - Thyssenkrupp AG
- Tata Steel Limited
- Kuka AG
- TECOSIM Group
- Magna International Inc.
- ABB Corporation
- Gestamp Automocion SA
- Aisin Seiki Co. Limited
- Dura Automotive Systems
- Tower International
- CIE Automotive
- Benteler International
- Norsk Hydro ASA