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The Mexico Airbag System Market is segmented by Airbag Type (Curtain, Front, Knee, Slide and Others), Automobile Type (Passenger Cars, Commercial Vehicle), By End User (OEMs and Aftermarket)
The Mexico airbag system market is expected to register a CAGR over 7% during the forecasted period (2020 - 2025)
The Mexico airbag system market report covers the latest trends and technological development in the automotive airbag system market, demand by airbag type, vehicle type, by user type, and market share of major automotive airbag system manufacturers across the country.
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The global automotive industry is on rising, and most economies started gaining momentum. By 2025 many countries are expected to have a high demand for cars, and improving the economy means more commercial vehicle sales. With government regulations in place and customer demand for vehicle safety, this market is expected to grow. The companies that have exhibited production growth in Mexico despite the overall decrease in the production are General Motors and Volkswagen with an increase of 3.6% and 1.8% respectively which have assembly plants in Texas, United States. Most airbag systems produced in Mexico are exported to assembly units in the United States and Canada. In 2019 alone United States imported 2.3 billion USD worth of airbag systems from Mexico.
Curtain airbags are the fastest-growing segment of the automotive airbag and seatbelt industry. They are mounted on the side of the seat or the door, usually on the roof above the side window. In the event of a crash, curtain airbags are used to protect the adult’s head. It has been proven that curtain airbags reduce the driver fatality risk by 45%. Recently there has been a growing demand for pedestrian airbags. These are automatically deployed when an automobile is about to collide with a pedestrian. Increasing income levels and awareness about safety is expected to drive this market in the coming years. Knee airbags would experience fast growth over the forecasted period. It is due to an increase in demand of consumers for active leg protection and replacement of bolster seats.
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The automotive industry in most of the world is the price-sensitive market, and customers look for speed and aesthetics. But there is a trend of demand for more safety. OEM’s are struggling to find a balance between cost, performance, and safety. OEMs have started offering driver airbags as a basic feature owing to regulatory bodies that previously came with additional cost. All the premium cars are equipped with airbags including knee airbags, rear passenger airbags, and more. Many OEMs are setting up their facilities in Mexico due to the low cost of production and availability of raw materials. Volkswagen, Takata, Ace, Continental AG, and many other well manufacturers have set up their airbag manufacturing units, there are nearly 42 manufacturing airbag manufacturing units in Mexico. During the forecasted period, the demand for airbags is expected to rise in North America region due to consumer demand and government regulations, which is the major market for Mexican airbag system manufacturers, paired with investment by OEMs to set up automobile manufacturing plants in this region is expected to have a positive impact on this market growth.
There have been many instances where vehicles were recalled back due to faulty airbags and seatbelts. From 2000 to 2016, At least 22 people died from the defective Takata airbags, and hundreds have been injured due to exploding inflators. Takata Corporation filed for bankruptcy after recalling the malfunctioning airbags. Key Safety Systems has acquired this company. Key Safety Systems (KSS) has developed Inflatable Seat Belts, which can protect the shoulder and torso area on inflation. Besides, they are capable of being deployed within as less as 40 milliseconds in the event of a crash
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This market is consolidated with major companies that are merging and acquiring other companies to maintain their position in the market. Key players in the market are Hyundai Mobis, ZF Friedrichshafen, Autoliv, DENSO Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, Key Safety Systems, Continental AG. In 2016 TRW was acquired by ZF Friedrichshafen AG. There is a recent development in roof type airbags.
There has been tremendous development in dual-stage airbags which are located at the location of seat belt and front seat, these airbags are used to prevent children and adults from getting injured during the collision. Since active safety systems are improving owing to the new technology, there might be a reduction in demand for passive safety systems like airbags and seatbelts in the future. On 7th March 2019, Indorama acquired German-based airbag fabric manufacturer UTT; deal includes a plant in Pueble.
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 Porters 5 Force Analysis
4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants
4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers
4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
5. MARKET SEGMENTATION
5.1 Airbag Type
5.2 Automobile Type
5.2.1 Passenger Vehicles
5.2.2 Commercial Vehicles
5.3 Market by End Consumer
6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
6.1 Vendor Market Share
6.2 Company Profiles
6.2.1 Autoliv Inc
6.2.2 Continental AG
6.2.3 Delphi Automotive PLC
6.2.4 Denso Corporation
6.2.5 Hyundai Mobis Co Ltd
6.2.6 Toshiba Corporation
6.2.7 GWR safety systems
6.2.8 ZF Friendrichshafen AG
6.2.9 Robert Bosch GmbH
6.2.10 Key Safety Systems
7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS