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Global Automotive Defogger System Market 2016-2020

Global Automotive Defogger System Market 2016-2020

About Automotive Defogger Systems

A defogger can be categorized into the primary or secondary system. In a primary defogger system, the heat to clear the mist or ice formation is generated from the vehicle's engine coolant through the heater core. Fresh air passes through the heater core and is then distributed over the interior surface of the windshield with the help of a blower. This air dehumidifies the surrounding by passing through the vehicle's operating heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC), which assists is effective and fast defogging mechanism. The dried air has a higher capacity to absorb water content, making the mechanism more effective.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global automotive defogger system market to grow at a CAGR of 3.87% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global automotive defogger system market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of automotive defogger systems globally.The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Asia
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa
Technavio's report, Global Automotive Defogger System Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Delphi
  • DENSO
  • DuPont
  • NXP Semiconductors
Market driver
  • Defoggers enabling better on-road visibility for drivers
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Circuitry and physical component blockage factors limiting front defogger functionality
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Manufacturers to focus on timer-enabled defogger systems
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Automotive Defogger Systems Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global automotive defogger systems market: Delphi, DENSO, DuPont, and NXP Semiconductors

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Hot wire anemometer, also known as thermal anemometer, is used to measure the fluid velocity by measuring the heat lost into the environment from the fluid. By measuring the change in wire temperature, the loss of heat can be calculated. The loss of heat can be converted to fluid velocity using the convective theory.”

According to the report, drivers in many countries face extreme fogging problems during monsoon and winter seasons. Fog formed on the windshield of vehicles affects the visibility while driving and may cause potential fatality hazards. The climate condition constantly changes along with the temperature that often makes the car windshield and windows foggy. Especially, when the outside weather is cold and the heater is turned on inside the car, there is fog formation on the inside of the car window and windshield. In addition, with the outside temperature and moisture content more than the car's inside temperature, moisture starts condensing at the exterior glass surface of the car, leading to unfavorable driving experience.

Further, the report states that defoggers primarily malfunction due to electrical circuitry and physical blockage factors. One of the most commonly observed downtime of a defogger is due to the air intake blockage, which is placed at the base of the windshield. The clogging leads partial fresh air entry into the cabin, which further limits defogger functionalities. At times, AC vents also get clogged, preventing the air to flow into the windshield.



Companies Mentioned

Delphi, DENSO, DuPont, NXP Semiconductors.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Report coverage
      • Table Definition of product and markets
    • Top vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
    • Defogger market: Overview
      • Table Working of a primary defogger system in automobiles
      • Table Working of a secondary defogger system in automobiles
    • Value chain analysis
      • Table Value chain of global automotive defogger market
    • Product life cycle
      • Table Product lifecycle of automotive defogger 2015
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global automotive shipment 2012-2021 (million units)
    • Automotive defogger market
      • Table Market landscape of defogger
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table GDP of top Asian countries 2013-2015 ($ billion)
      • Table Global unit shipment of defogger systems 2015-2020
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis of defogger market
  • Market segmentation byend-markets
    • Table OEM: Market size of primary defogger unit 2015-2020 (units in millions)
    • Table OEM: Market size of secondary defogger unit 2015- 2020 (units in millions)
    • Table Average percentage of fatal crashes in US due to fog by months 1990- 2015
    • Table Aftermarket: Unit shipment of defogger 2015-2020 (units in thousands)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Table Automotive defogger market by geography 2015-2020 (million units)
    • Market in Asia
      • Table Market-size of defogger market in Asia (million units)
    • Market in North America
      • Table Market-size of defogger market in North America (million units)
    • Market in Europe
      • Table Market-size of defogger market in Europe (million units)
    • Market in Latin America
      • Table Market size of defogger market in Latin America (million units)
    • Market in Middle East and Africa
      • Table Market-size of defogger market in MEA (million units)
  • Market drivers
    • Table Fatal crash rate in US from 1990 to 2015 due to fog
    • Table Signal flow diagram of sensor to defogger unit
  • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Table Block diagram showing the placement of hotwire anemometer in windshield
    • Table Block diagram of thermal imaging concept
    • Table Average percentage in US of fatal crash due to fog by time 1990-2015
    • Table Block diagram of timer control defogger unit
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive benchmarking
      • Table Benchmarking of vendors providing defogger solutions
      • Table Various players operating in the automotive defogger ecosystem
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Delphi
    • DENSO
      • Table DENSO: Business segmentation by revenue 2014 and 2015 ($ billions)
    • Key raw material suppliers in the defogger market
      • DuPont
    • NXP Semiconductors
      • Table Business segment of NXP Semiconductors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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