Global Automotive Power Electronics Market | Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 – 2023)
Global Automotive Power Electronics Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)


MAR 2018

Global Automotive Power Electronics Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)

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Advancements in Technology to Drive the Market

The advent of high frequency and high power switching devices has brought about a comprehensive application of power electronic converters for energy conversion and motion control. Advancements in technology in the form of safety and driver assistance systems, infotainment, powertrain advancements, and several others, due to the never-ending R&D in the automotive and power electronics sector, make power electronics one of the prominent segments in the current automotive market scenario. The electrical components in automotive systems have gradually evolved from basic lighting and battery charging to infotainment, sensors, and safety. Reduction in cost and size of the components and systems will play a pivotal role in the growth of the market. Switched-mode power supplies (SMPS), is one such advancement in power electronics, which helps to handle the high loads of a powertrain efficiently.


                         Source : Statista/Mordor Intelligence Analysis

Integration of advanced driver assistance, safety, and convenience systems in almost all automotive vehicles will be the major factor boosting the demand for automotive power electronics. Also, the increase in the sale of electric and hybrid vehicles will considerably help the market to grow over the forecast period. Hybrid electric vehicles have already gathered a huge momentum globally, especially from the European and North American countries. This popularity of hybrid technology will help the growth of power electronics market to a reasonable extent. The dominance of electrics and electronics in these vehicles will constitute the bulk of the share in automotive power electronics market.

Incorporating electrical components and replacing the conventional mechanical and hydraulic loads in the powertrain will help to improve efficiency in the vehicle by about 20%. The use of power electronics in powertrain systems for better engine propulsion, like that in controlling the engine parts or for transmission and controls, will be a major trend in the market during the forecast period. The adoption of electronics in powertrain systems will be more applicable to electric vehicle concepts – hybrid (HEV) and pure (EV) with increased efforts by the regional governments and environmental agencies to lower emission levels.

Market Segmentation

The market is segmented by device type, application, and geography. Among the different types of automotive power electronics applications, body electronics accounts for the majority, followed by safety and convenience systems. Powertrain and emission control are some of the other major power electronics applications in an automotive. The demand for lightweight multi-portable devices will help drive the growth of advanced power electronics significantly. Growing demand for passenger and light commercial vehicles from developing economies, such as China, India, and the Latin American countries (Brazil and Mexico), will help drive the market. Global economic uncertainty and a declining growth rate in production will pose a hindrance to the automotive electronics market.

Key Industry Players 

  • Some of the key players in this market are Kongsberg Automotive, Renesas Electronics Corporation, and Vishay Intertechnology Inc.

Key developments

February 2018: Punch Powertrain acquires French electronics firm Apogee.

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1. Introduction

                1.1 Study Deliverables

                1.2 General Study Assumptions

2. Research Methodology

                2.1 Introduction

                2.2 Analysis Methodology

                2.3 Study Assumptions

3. Executive Summary

4. Key Findings of the Study

5. Market Overview and Technology Trends

                5.1 Current Market Scenario

                5.2 Technology Trends

                5.3 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

                                5.3.1 Threat of New Entrants

                                5.3.2 Threat of Substitute Products/Services

                                5.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

                                5.3.4 Bargaining Power of Buyers

                                5.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

6. Market Dynamics

                6.1 Drivers

                                6.1.1 Increase in Sale of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

                6.2 Restraints

                6.3 Opportunities

                                6.3.1 Integration of Advanced Driver Assistance, Safety, and Convenience Systems

7. Automotive Power Electronics Market, by Device Type

                7.1 Power Modules (ECUs, Inverter, Converter, and Battery Management Systems)

                               7.1.1 Power ICs (Microcontroller)

                               7.1.2 Power Discrete (Diodes, Resistors, Capacitors, Inductors, and Transformers)

8. Automotive Power Electronics Market, by Application Type

                8.1 Body electronics

                8.2 Powertrain

                8.3 Safety and Comfort

9. Automotive Power Electronics Market, by Vehicle Type

                9.1 ICE

                9.2 Hybrid Vehicles

                9.3 Pure Electric Vehicles

10. Global Automotive Power Electronics Market, by Geography

                10.1 North America

                                10.1.1 Introduction

                                10.1.2 United States

                                10.1.3 Canada

                                10.1.4 Mexico

                                10.1.5 Others

                10.2 Europe

                                10.2.1 Introduction

                                10.2.2 Germany

                                10.2.3 United Kingdom

                                10.2.4 France

                                10.2.5 Italy

                                10.2.6 Spain

                                10.2.7 Russia

                                10.2.8 Others

                10.3 Asia-Pacific

                                10.3.1 Introduction

                                10.3.2 China

                                10.3.3 Japan

                                10.3.4 India

                                10.3.5 Australia

                                10.3.6 South Korea

                                10.3.7 Others

                10.4 Middle East & Africa

                                10.4.1 Introduction

                                10.4.2 UAE

                                10.4.3 Saudi Arabia

                                10.4.4 South Africa

                                10.4.5 Others

                10.5 South America

                                10.5.1 Introduction

                                10.5.2 Brazil

                                10.5.3 Argentina

                                10.5.4 Others

11. Competitive Landscape

                11.1 Introduction       

                11.2 Market Share Analysis

12. Company Profiles

                12.1 Renesas Electronics Corporation

                12.2 ABB Ltd

                12.3 Microsemi Corporation

                12.4 Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

                12.5 Taiwan Semiconductors Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC) 

                12.6 Texas Instruments, Inc.

                12.7 STMicroelectronics NV

                12.8 Rockwell Automation, Inc.

                12.9 Vishay Intertechnology Inc.

                12.10 Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc.

                12.11 NXP Semiconductors NV

                12.12 Kongsberg automotive

                12.13 Microchip Technology

                12.14 Toshiba

                12.15 Gan Systems, Inc.

12. Future of the Market

13. Disclaimer

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