Automotive Electronic Control Unit (ECU) Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The global automotive electronic control unit market is segmented by propulsion type (Internal Combustion Engine (ICE), Hybrid, Battery Electric Vehicles), by application type (ADAS and Safety System, Body Control and Comfort System, Infotainment and Communication System, Powertrain System), by ECU type (16-Bit-ECU, 32-Bit-ECU, 64-Bit-ECU), by autonomous type (Conventional Vehicle, Semi-autonomous Vehicle, Autonomous Vehicle), by vehicle type (Passenger Cars, Commercial Vehicles), and Geography

Market Snapshot

automotive electronic control unit market
Study Period:

2018 - 2026

Base Year:

2020

Fastest Growing Market:

Europe

Largest Market:

Asia Pacific

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Market Overview

The global automotive electronic control unit market (henceforth referred to as the market studied) is anticipated to register a CAGR of about 6.32% during the forecast period (2019 – 2024).    

  • The paradigm shift of vehicles from mechanical to electronic system has paved the way for technological advancements, like power steering, infotainment, cruise control, HUD, in-car connectivity, and mobility. In modern cars (connected), electronic control systems (ECUs), along with LiDAR sensor technology, are eventually making self-driving autonomous car a reality.
  • A constant rise in automobile production across the world, to suffice the growing population requirement, is additionally creating several opportunities for the automotive electronics control unit (ECU) market growth. The automotive manufacturers identify smart connectivity and greener production initiatives, leading to an increased consumption of control units. Moreover, different favorable government reforms to control the road traffic and ensure driver safety, drive the production of modern vehicles.
  • However, growing complexity of ECU restraining the market growth, whereas growing demand of electric vehicle are anticipated to provide opportunities for the market growth.

Scope of the Report

The global automotive electronic control unit market is segmented by propulsion type (Internal Combustion Engine (ICE), Hybrid, Battery Electric Vehicles), by application type (ADAS and Safety System, Body Control and Comfort System, Infotainment and Communication System, Powertrain System), by ECU type (16-Bit-ECU, 32-Bit-ECU, 64-Bit-ECU), by autonomous type (Conventional Vehicle, Semi-autonomous Vehicle, Autonomous Vehicle), by vehicle type (Passenger Cars, Commercial Vehicles), and by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Rest of the World)

By Propulsion
Internal Combustion Engine (ICE)
Hybrid
Battery Electric Vehicles
By Application
ADAS & Safety System
Body Control & Comfort System
Infotainment & Communication System
Powertrain System
By ECU
16-Bit-ECU
32-Bit-ECU
64-Bit-ECU
By Autonomous
Conventional Vehicle
Semi-Autonomous Vehicle
Autonomous Vehicle
By Vehicle
Passenger Cars
Commercial Vehicle
Geography
North America
United States
Canada
Rest of North America
Europe
Germany
United Kingdom
France
Italy
Rest of Europe
Asia Pacific
China
Japan
India
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Rest of the World
South America
Middle East and Africa
Rest of South America

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Key Market Trends

Increase in Sales of Electric Vehicles Creates Market Opportunities

The electric vehicle market is rapidly growing across the world. The electric vehicle sales in Europe has significantly increased by 47% in the first quarter of 2018, in comparison to the first quarter of 2017. By 2040, nearly 54% of the new car sales and 33% of the global car fleet will be electric. To meet the electric vehicle sales target, the European government has already started various projects for building charging infrastructure across the regions.

This transformation in the automotive industry is expected to have its impact on the automakers, electronic component manufacturers, aftermarkets, and supply chain of the industry itself. As a result, manufacturers of parts and components only pertaining to IC engine vehicles are now expanding their business into the electric vehicle domain, as the demand for, and sale of, electric vehicles are increasing.

In the automotive diagnostics market, components, such as ECU for engine control and transmission, would be replaced by ECUs for the electrical architecture and the battery management systems. The conventional diagnostic systems are anticipated to be completely replaced by the on-board diagnostic systems that would continually monitor the health of all the electric and mechanical components of the vehicle.

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Asia-Pacific is dominating the ECU Market

Electrification in the Asia-Pacific region has witnessed a high penetration rate due to the presence of China and Japan, as China is the leader market for electric vehicles and most of the automakers advancing in electric vehicle technology are from Japan. This development in electric vehicles can be correlated to the increase in market for ECU in the region and currently holds the highest market share in terms of both revenue and volume.

The Europe automotive ECU market is growing as the infotainment, & communication applications are experiencing a high demand due to their implementation in luxury & passenger vehicles. The growing focus on providing luxury and comfort features by leading automotive manufacturers present in European countries including Germany, Italy, etc. is further generating prospects for the industry development.

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Competitive Landscape

The global automotive electronic control unit market is dominated by players such as Lear Corporation, Robert Bosch GmbH, Nidec Corporation, Continental AG, Delphi Technologies, OMRON Automotive Electronics Co., Ltd., Leopold Kostal GmbH & Co. KG, among others. The companies are around the world are adopting various and innovative technologies and investing in R&D projects. Moreover, manufacturers are expanding their networks by developing dealership and distribution networks globally to gain profits & strengthen the industry presence. 

Table of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET DYNAMICS

    1. 4.1 Market Drivers

    2. 4.2 Market Restraints

    3. 4.3 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION

    1. 5.1 By Propulsion

      1. 5.1.1 Internal Combustion Engine (ICE)

      2. 5.1.2 Hybrid

      3. 5.1.3 Battery Electric Vehicles

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 ADAS & Safety System

      2. 5.2.2 Body Control & Comfort System

      3. 5.2.3 Infotainment & Communication System

      4. 5.2.4 Powertrain System

    3. 5.3 By ECU

      1. 5.3.1 16-Bit-ECU

      2. 5.3.2 32-Bit-ECU

      3. 5.3.3 64-Bit-ECU

    4. 5.4 By Autonomous

      1. 5.4.1 Conventional Vehicle

      2. 5.4.2 Semi-Autonomous Vehicle

      3. 5.4.3 Autonomous Vehicle

    5. 5.5 By Vehicle

      1. 5.5.1 Passenger Cars

      2. 5.5.2 Commercial Vehicle

    6. 5.6 Geography

      1. 5.6.1 North America

        1. 5.6.1.1 United States

        2. 5.6.1.2 Canada

        3. 5.6.1.3 Rest of North America

      2. 5.6.2 Europe

        1. 5.6.2.1 Germany

        2. 5.6.2.2 United Kingdom

        3. 5.6.2.3 France

        4. 5.6.2.4 Italy

        5. 5.6.2.5 Rest of Europe

      3. 5.6.3 Asia Pacific

        1. 5.6.3.1 China

        2. 5.6.3.2 Japan

        3. 5.6.3.3 India

        4. 5.6.3.4 Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.6.4 Rest of the World

        1. 5.6.4.1 South America

        2. 5.6.4.2 Middle East and Africa

        3. 5.6.4.3 Rest of South America

  6. 6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    1. 6.1 Vendor Market Share**

    2. 6.2 Company Profiles

      1. 6.2.1 Lear Corporation

      2. 6.2.2 Robert Bosch GmbH

      3. 6.2.3 Nidec Corporation

      4. 6.2.4 Continental AG

      5. 6.2.5 Aptiv Plc.

      6. 6.2.6 Leopold Kostal GmbH & Co. KG

      7. 6.2.7 ZF Friedrichshafen AG

      8. 6.2.8 Autoliv Inc.

      9. 6.2.9 Magneti Marelli

    3. *List Not Exhaustive
  7. 7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Automotive Electronic Control Unit Market market is studied from 2018 - 2026.

Europe is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

Asia Pacific holds highest share in 2020.

  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Nidec Corporation
  • Continental AG
  • ZF Friedrichshafen AG
  • Autoliv Inc.

Are the major companies operating in Automotive Electronic Control Unit Market.

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