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Global Automotive Flat Boxer Engine Market 2017-2021

Global Automotive Flat Boxer Engine Market 2017-2021

About Automotive Flat Boxer Engine

An automotive flat boxer engine has a horizontal piston. A flat engine, as the name suggests, is mounted at 90 degrees to form a straight up arrangement, wherein the two cylinder rows are mounted on the two sides of a single crankshaft. The reciprocating motion of the cylinders occurs on the horizontal plane.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global automotive flat boxer engine market to grow at a CAGR of 5.08% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global automotive flat boxer engine market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Automotive Flat Boxer Engine Market 2017-2021, 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
  • Porsche
  • BMW Motorrad
  • Subaru
Other prominent vendors
  • Toyota Motor Corporation
Market driver
  • Improved vehicle performance due to low center of gravity and minimal engine vibrations
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • High manufacturing cost and cumbersome maintenance associated with flat boxer engines
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Integration of turbochargers with flat-four boxer engines
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 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 Flat Boxer Engine Market 2017-2021
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global automotive flat boxer engine market: Porsche, BMW Motorrad and Subaru.
Other Prominent Vendor in the market is: Toyota Motor Corporation.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in the market is integration of turbochargers with flat-four boxer engines. Some of the popular racing car manufacturers use flat boxer engines in the vehicles. Porsche is renowned for the design, development, and use of flat boxer engines.”
According to the report, one driver in the market is improved vehicle performance due to low center of gravity and minimal engine vibrations. The automotive flat boxer engine still finds applications in industries the aerospace and automotive industries. The unique designs of these engines increase the performance of the vehicles. The flat boxer engines (compared with conventional engine designs such as inline and V-type) offer a low center of gravity (COG) due to the horizontal positioning in the vehicle.
Further, the report states that one challenge in the market is high manufacturing cost and cumbersome maintenance associated with flat boxer engines. Only a few automakers offer flat boxer engines in motorcycles and the passenger cars segment. The conventional engine designs, such as inline, V-type, and others are primarily used in the global automotive market.

Companies Mentioned

Porsche, BMW Motorrad and Subaru, Toyota Motor Corporation.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
      • Table Schematic representation of a flat boxer engine
      • Table Vibration levels across engine types
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Segmentation of automotive flat boxer engine market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global automotive flat boxer engine market 2016-2021 (millions of units)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market Segmentation by vehicle type
    • Market overview
      • Table Global automotive flat boxer engine market by vehicle type 2016 and 2021 (% share)
      • Table Global automotive flat boxer engine market by passenger cars segment 2016-2021 (thousands of units)
      • Table Global automotive flat boxer engine market by motorcycles segment 2016-2021 (thousands of units)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Market overview
      • Table Geographical segmentation of global automotive flat boxer engine market 2016 and 2021
      • Table Automotive flat boxer engine market in Americas 2016-2021 (thousands of units)
      • Table Automotive flat boxer engine market in EMEA 2016-2021 (thousands of units)
      • Table Automotive flat boxer engine market in APAC 2016-2021 (thousands of units)
      • Table HNWI population by region 2015-2020 (millions)
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
      • Table Euro emission norms
      • Table US emission standards for tier-1 motorcycles
      • Table US emission standards for tier-2 motorcycles
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Other prominent vendors (potential)
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Porsche
      • Table Porsche: Business revenue 2014 and 2015 ($ billions)
      • Table Porsche: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015 (% share)
      • Table Porsche: Product portfolio
      • Table Porsche: Recent developments
    • BMW Motorrad
      • Table BMW Motorrad: Business revenue 2014 and 2015 by revenue ($ millions)
      • Table BMW Motorrad: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015 (% share)
      • Table BMW Motorrad: Product portfolio
      • Table BMW Motorrad: Recent developments
    • Subaru
      • Table Subaru: Product portfolio
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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