Europe Automotive Electric Actuators Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

The Europe Automotive Electric Actuators Market has been segmented by Vehicle Type (Passenger Car and Commercial Vehicle), Application Type (Throttle Actuator, Seat Adjustment Actuator, Brake Actuator, Closure Actuator, and Others), and Geography

Europe Automotive Electric Actuators Industry Overview

Europe Automotive Electric Actuator Market
Study Period: 2018 - 2028
CAGR: 5.3 %

Major Players


*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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Europe Automotive Electric Actuators Market Analysis

The Europe Automotive Electric Actuators Market is expected to register a CAGR of 5.3% during the forecast period, 2020-2025.

Currently, the market for automotive electric actuators is primarily driven by rising automation and digitalization. Increased demand for fuel efficiency and growing demand for comfort, especially in passenger vehicles, is driving the growth of the automotive electric actuators market.

Although, in 2019, the growth of passenger and commercial vehicle sales has reduced. But OEM are still making electric actuators as one of the main areas of focus to improve passenger’s safety and comfort. As a part of that effort, electric actuators have also gained significant attention in recent years.

For instance, electric actuators are used in seats for adjusting lumbar support systems, seat positioning, angles. Several automotive seat adjustment actuators are available in the market, such as geared motors for recliner adjustment, double output shaft for track drives, and linear actuators for height and tilt adjustments. Also, in Europe, there is a rise in the sales of SUVs and premium vehicles, resulting in the growth in the seat adjustment actuators segment.

Europe Automotive Electric Actuators Industry Segments

The Europe Automotive Electric Actuators Market report covers the current and upcoming trends with recent technological development. The report will provide a detailed analysis of various areas of the market by vehicle, and application type. The market share of significant actuator companies and country level analysis will be provided in the report.

Vehicle Type
Passenger Car
Commercial Vehicle
Application Type
Throttle Actuator
Seat Adjustment Actuator
Brake Actuator
Closure Actuator
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe

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Europe Automotive Electric Actuators Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Europe Automotive Electric Actuators Market according to our research experts:

Rising Demand for Fuel-Efficient Vehicles Will Help the Actuators Market to Grow

The electric actuators market has evolved from a working mechanic application to a fully automotive. Factors such as increasing fuel efficiency rules in Europe are resulting in consumer awareness to use automobiles, which give a higher performance for the same fuel efficiency.

The electric engine actuator products, maximize the potential of modern engine management, offering consistency and improved performance, thus reducing CO2 emissions from vehicles of all classes. As a result, electric automotive actuators will experience a higher deployment in various automotive applications.

The increasing demand for fuel-efficient vehicles, along with the rising demand for advanced electric actuator products, among the buyers, is compelling the major manufacturers to invest in R&D activities. The sales of luxury cars in Europe have gone up, which will have a positive impact on the Automotive Electric Actuators Market.


Passenger Vehicles Will Drive the Demand for Electric Actuators

Many technological advancements have been done in the automotive market field, which has had a direct impact on the automotive electric actuators, which is witnessing newer challenges and developments. Problems such as improving effectiveness with various functional components in the vehicle ranging from Throttle Actuator, Brake Actuator, Closure Actuator (Window, Door, and Sunroof), and Other Application Types are driving towards the research and development of the market.

The electrical actuators are equipped with most of the newer vehicles. They emit lesser heat, lower noise emission, design, and offer flexible installation options. Additionally, since they run on battery, they can deliver higher torque while they are also compact and lightweight, making it an optimum choice over the regular actuators. Advanced electrical circuiting and also well-designed software make actuators easier to operate. Electric actuators are widely used in window lifts, power tailgate drive, seat adjustment, and sunroof drive.

There is also a growing demand for features offering better comfort to the passengers, which has become a necessary factor for top manufacturers to differentiate to each in the growing actuators industry. As a result, OEMs invest heavily in efforts to enhance the driving and passenger experience by proving the best actuators to its customers.


Europe Automotive Electric Actuators Market Competitor Analysis

The Europe Automotive Electric Actuators are fragmented with various international and regional players such as Robert Bosch GmbH, Continental and Denso. Although to have the edge over its competitors, the major electric actuators manufacturing companies are making joint-ventures, partnerships to launch newer products.

In 2019, Progressive Automations introduced a wide range of electric linear actuators models. The electric linear actuators have unique capabilities for possible versatile applications. The linear actuator manufacturer offers 12V models covered with an 18-month warranty. Besides, consumers have an opportunity to customize the chosen model for specific demands, including voltage, force, stroke length, dimensions, and feedback control.

Europe Automotive Electric Actuators Market Top Players

  1. Continental AG

  2. Robert Bosch GmbH

  3. Hella KGaA Hueck & Co.

  4. Wabco Holdings Inc.

  5. Sonceboz SA

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


Europe Automotive Electric Actuators Market Report - Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Drivers

    2. 4.2 Market Restraints

    3. 4.3 Porters 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


    1. 5.1 Vehicle Type

      1. 5.1.1 Passenger Car

      2. 5.1.2 Commercial Vehicle

    2. 5.2 Application Type

      1. 5.2.1 Throttle Actuator

      2. 5.2.2 Seat Adjustment Actuator

      3. 5.2.3 Brake Actuator

      4. 5.2.4 Closure Actuator

      5. 5.2.5 Other

    3. 5.3 Europe

      1. 5.3.1 Germany

      2. 5.3.2 United Kingdom

      3. 5.3.3 France

      4. 5.3.4 Rest of Europe


    1. 6.1 Vendor Market Share

    2. 6.2 Company Profiles

      1. 6.2.1 Continental AG

      2. 6.2.2 Robert Bosch GmbH

      3. 6.2.3 Hella KGaA Hueck & Co.

      4. 6.2.4 Wabco Holdings Inc.

      5. 6.2.5 Sonceboz SA

      6. 6.2.6 Robert Bosch GmbH

      7. 6.2.7 BorgWarner Inc

      8. 6.2.8 Denso Corporation

      9. 6.2.9 Johnson Electric

      10. 6.2.10 CTS Corporation


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Europe Automotive Electric Actuators Market Research FAQs

The Europe Automotive Electric Actuators Market is studied from 2018 - 2028.

The Europe Automotive Electric Actuators Market is growing at a CAGR of 5.3% over the next 5 years.

Continental AG , Robert Bosch GmbH , Hella KGaA Hueck & Co. , Wabco Holdings Inc. , Sonceboz SA are the major companies operating in Europe Automotive Electric Actuators Market.

Europe Automotive Electric Actuators Industry Report

In-depth industry statistics and market share insights of the Europe Automotive Electric Actuators Market sector for 2020, 2021, and 2022. The Europe Automotive Electric Actuators Market research report provides a comprehensive outlook of the market size and an industry growth forecast for 2023 to 2028. Available to download is a free sample file of the Europe Automotive Electric Actuators Market report PDF.

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