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Global Connected Car Market Outlook, 2017

Global Connected Car Market Outlook, 2017

The 2017 connected car outlook offers a 360-degree perspective of the global connected car market, answering questions such as: Where are the avenues for growth opportunities? What trends are affecting the growth of the market in different regions? It discusses the outlook for technologies such as biometrics, human-machine interface (HMI), vehicle-to-everything (V2X), satellite communication, virtual assistants, and over-the-air (OTA) updates, to name a few.

The research highlights market, technology, and regional trends so the reader will understand where opportunities await in the market. Top trends include data-enabled use cases, data monetization, voice recognition as HMI through personal assistants, biometrics for personalization and authentication, business and revenue model strategies, and growing software dependency.

The forecasts for connected car unit shipments are provided from 2016 to 2022 along with penetration for HMI technologies such as gestures, digital instrument clusters, and head-up displays (HUDs). Global telematics subscribers have been forecast for the same period, along with the market share for automotive operating systems such as GENIVI Linux, QNX, Android, and Microsoft.

In this year’s outlook, the Frost & Sullivan team has analyzed the start-up space that is disrupting the global connected car market including information on funding, technology domain, and unique selling points as well as major initiatives by big players such as Ford, BMW, JLR, Tesla, and GM. Start-ups act as tools to enter the car data monetization space from various verticals, such as developing new apps and hardware/interfaces (smartphone pairing), or offering services like prognostics and apps related to customers and cars. Automotive suppliers are trying to capture and sell car data by leveraging their software and hardware platforms.

Connected car features (infotainment, telematics, input and output HMI) across regions such as Europe, North America, Brazil, and China have been benchmarked (over 40 features listed). The research is split across domains such as infotainment, connectivity, telematics, and aftermarket connected car analysis. OEM solutions are benchmarked against infotainment systems, HMI solutions, and app-based models. Overall, the study includes multiple exhibits offering in-depth analysis of select OEMs, Tier I suppliers, and other value chain disruptors. Highlights from 2016, predictions for 2017, and a holistic view of the global connected car market are presented.

Key Questions This Study Addresses:
• What are the major HMI and connected car market and technology trends?
• Where are the major growth opportunities?
• What moves can companies make to capitalize on these opportunities?
• What are the top trends for each region?
• How will the aftermarket participate in the connected car market?


  • Executive Summary
    • 2016 Highlights-Predictions versus Actuals
    • 2017 Key Predictions
    • Trend 1-Data-enabled Use Cases
    • Trend 2-Data Monetization
    • Trend 3-Voice Recognition as HMI through Personal Assistants
    • Trend 4-Biometrics for Personalization and Authentication
    • Trend 5-Business and Revenue Model Strategies
    • Trend 6-Growing Software Dependency
    • Connected Car Regional Highlights
    • OEM Announcements and Updates
    • M&A and Partnership Summary
    • Emerging Opportunities
    • 2016 Connected Car Senior Management Top-of-Mind Issues
    • Key Takeaways-Senior Management by the Numbers
  • Research Scope and Segmentation
    • Research Scope and Objectives
      • Table Connected Car Outlook: Passenger Vehicle Sales Forecast, Global, 2016-2022
    • Vehicle Segmentation
    • Research Background
  • Global Connected Car Outlook-2017
    • 2016 Forecast Highlights-Predictions versus Actuals
    • Global Connected Cars Forecast 2016-2017
    • Global Connected Cars Forecast 2016 to 2022
    • Global Telematics Subscriber Forecast 2016-2017
    • Global HMI Market Penetration 2016, 2017, and 2022
    • Smartphone Interfacing Technologies
      • Table Connected Car Outlook: Smartphone Interfacing Technology Benchmark, Global, 2016
  • Connected Car and HMI Market Trends
    • CES 2017 Automotive Learning
    • Data Monetization-Benefits to Value Chain Partners
    • Current-Business and Revenue Models
    • Product-as-a-Service-Connected Cars
    • Major HMI Market Trends
    • OEM Start-up Initiatives
    • Connected Car Start-up Avenues
    • Aftermarket Snapshot
    • Automotive OEMs' IoT Platforms
    • Automotive Cybersecurity Activities
    • Disruptor Play
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Connected Car and HMI Technology Trends
    • Introduction to Wireless Communication Systems
    • 5G and Satellite Communication-Use Cases
    • V2X Snapshot
    • HMI Trends-Voice and Driver Monitoring (Biometrics)
    • HMI-related Trends-AR Head Up Display (HUD) and Networked Display
    • Biometric Authentication-Automotive Access System
    • Continental's Innovative Biometric Solutions
    • Futuristic HMI-BMW's HoloActive Touch
    • OEM's VR Efforts-Ford SYNC with Amazon Alexa
    • OEM's Wearables Efforts-Volvo in Partnership with Microsoft
  • Benchmarking Analysis
    • Connected Car Regional Feature Benchmarking
    • Telematics Regional Feature Benchmarking
    • Input and Output HMI Regional Feature Benchmarking
    • App Development and Delivery Models
    • App Hosting Models
    • European OEM App Integration Summary
      • Table Connected Car Outlook: Automotive App Integration Summary, Europe, 2016
    • North American OEM App Integration Summary
      • Table Connected Car Outlook: Automotive App Integration Summary, North America, 2016
    • North American OEM Telematics Services Summary
      • Table Connected Car Outlook: Comparative Analysis of OEMs' Telematics Services, North America, 2016
    • European OEM Telematics Services Summary
      • Table Connected Car Outlook: Telematics Services Business Model Comparison, Europe, 2016
    • Brazilian OEM Telematics Services Summary
      • Table Connected Car Outlook: Telematics Services Business Model Comparison, Brazil, 2011-2018
    • Chinese OEM Telematics Services Summary
      • Table Connected Car Outlook: Telematics Services Business Model Comparison, China, 2016
    • European OEM HMI Features Comparative Analysis
      • Table Connected Car Outlook: HMI Comparative Analysis, Europe, 2016-2020
    • North American OEM HMI Comparative Analysis
      • Table Connected Car Outlook: HMI Comparative Analysis, North America, 2016-2020
  • Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
    • Connected Cars-Value Chain
    • Growth Opportunity-Connected Cars
    • Strategic Imperatives for Connected Car Market Participants
  • Conclusions and Future Outlook
    • Key Conclusions and Future Outlook
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology
    • Connected Car and HMI-Proposed 2017 Titles

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