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Global Automotive Remote Keyless Entry System Market 2017-2021

Global Automotive Remote Keyless Entry System Market 2017-2021

About Automotive Remote Keyless Entry System

RKE systems were the first form of keyless entry technology introduced in automobiles. An RKE system consists of a key fob that is equipped with a transmitter, which communicates with the vehicle through radio frequency. The receiver installed in the vehicle captures the signal, decodes it, and then instructs the vehicle door to lock or unlock. The key fobs of RKE systems are equipped with buttons that act as switches that initiate the locking or unlocking of the vehicle door when the driver pushes the button on the key fob. This was the first innovation in vehicle security systems and transformed how consumers entered or exited their vehicles. It was initially introduced in luxury vehicles but gradually entered mid-segment vehicles because of their popularity and convenience.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global automotive remote keyless entry system market to grow at a CAGR of 5.92% during the period 2017-2021.Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global automotive remote keyless entry system market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report present the vendor landscape and a detailed analysis of the top vendors in the market.

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

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Automotive Remote Keyless Entry System 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
  • Continental
  • Delphi
  • Hella
  • Mitsubishi Electric
  • ZF TRW
Other prominent vendors
  • Alps Electric
  • Atmel
  • Denso
  • Hyundai MOBIS
  • Marquardt
Market driver
  • Increase in sales of automobiles especially in emerging economies adding to RKE volume.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Adoption of biometric to replace keyless entry system.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Integration of RKE system with ignition system leading to add-on functionality.
  • 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 Remote Keyless Entry System Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global automotive remote keyless entry system market: Continental, Delphi, Hella, Mitsubishi Electric, and ZF TRW.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Alps Electric, Atmel, Denso, Hyundai MOBIS, and Marquardt.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in market is integration of RKE system with ignition system leading to add-on functionality. Since the adoption of keyless entry system, automakers have been focusing on expanding the functionality of this system by integrating with other vehicle components. During the late 2000’s one such add-on functionality was embedding engine ignition system with keyless entry by eliminating the mechanical key for starting the vehicle. The traditional ignition system required a mechanical key to connect two electric circuits that initiate the spark in the engine block which served the purpose of security and engine ignition, however the with the evolution of electronics, modern ignition system has transformed into a push button which drastically enhances convenience factor to the consumer. However, to pull in the security factor into this system, automakers have integrated keyless entry system with the push button ignition system i.e. the ignition system receives singles from the fob to activate the ignition. Hence if the driver is not carrying the fob, the ignition system doesn’t activate.”

According to the report, one driver in market is comfort and convenience key drivers for adoption from demand side. The most important benefit of a keyless entry system is considered to be convenience. A driver can unlock or lock vehicle doors with little effort, which makes it faster to enter and exit the vehicle. In case of multiple people entering or exiting the vehicle, keyless entry systems offer a central locking mechanism where the driver can unlock or lock doors for everyone. With the evolution of RKE system, a driver can lock or unlock doors just by placing the key fob in the pocket leading to zero effort in entering or exiting the vehicle. With the reduced cost of such systems, the availability of this system in both OEM and aftermarket has increased, leading to higher adoption of this system in low and mid segment vehicles. Drivers also find this system most convenient during emergencies or harsh external weather conditions where quick entry into the vehicle is critical.

Further, the report states that one challenge in market is insurance providers denying insurance for vehicles equipped with keyless entry system. Vehicle RKE systems saw rapid adoption due to the convenience they offered. However, they have turned into an easy pick in organized crime, with the availability of high tech key decoders in the black market making the task of breaking into a vehicle simple. According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, it has become very easy for thieves to bypass security by using devices that can hack into the signals transmitted between the vehicle and key fob. Although automakers have been actively trying to upgrade software that can prevent this, however fail to stay one step ahead of thieves. This has raised doubts on vehicle security not only among the consumers, but among insurance providers. According to US National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), the incidents of vehicle theft by hacking into the keyless system has drastically increased during 2013-2014 due to easy availability of tools and devises that can break into this system, these tools were earlier restricted to law enforcement agencies, mechanics and body shops in fact, such tools are easily available in various online shopping sites on the internet.

Companies Mentioned

Continental, Delphi, Hella, Mitsubishi Electric, ZF TRW, Alps Electric, Atmel, Denso, Hyundai MOBIS, Marquardt.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table Scope of the report
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
    • Value chain analysis
      • Table Value chain analysis for RKE system
    • Product life cycle
      • Table Product life cycles of different entry systems 2016
    • Regulatory framework
      • Table Frequency ranges for different automotive applications
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Automotive RKE system: Market segmentation
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global automotive RKE system market 2016-2021 (millions of units)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis of global automotive RKE system market
  • Market segmentation by end user
    • Global automotive RKE system market segmentation by end user
      • Table Global automotive RKE system market segmentation by end user
    • Global automotive RKE system market for OEMs
      • Table Global automotive RKE system market for OEMs 2016-2021 (millions of units)
    • Global automotive RKE system for aftermarket
      • Table Global automotive RKE system market for aftermarket 2016-2021 (millions of units)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Market segmentation by geography
      • Table Global automotive RKE system market by geography 2016
      • Table Global automotive RKE system market by geography 2021
      • Table Unit shipment by region: Global automotive RKE system market 2016-2021 (millions of units)
    • The Americas
      • Table Automotive RKE system market in the Americas 2016-2021 (millions of units)
      • Table Automobile theft in the US by type of vehicle 2010-2014 (thousands of units)
    • EMEA
      • Table Automotive RKE system market in EMEA 2016-2021 (millions of units)
    • APAC
      • Table Automotive RKE system market in APAC, 2016-2021 (millions of units)
      • Table Top five countries with highest GDP 2013-2015
  • Market drivers
    • Comfort and convenience key drivers for adoption from demand side
      • Table OEMs and keyless technologies they offer
    • Rise in electronic content makes RKE a better value proposition
    • Broadband and connectivity harmonization offering ease in manufacturing keyless entry system
      • Table Frequency range for some automotive applications
    • Increase in sales of automobiles especially in emerging economies adding to RKE volume
      • Table Automotive unit shipment in Asia 2005-2015 (millions of units)
      • Table Automotive unit shipment in China 2007-2015 (millions of units)
  • Market challenges
    • Vulnerability of keyless entry systems
      • Table Means of vehicle theft 2010 and 2015
    • Insurance providers denying insurance for vehicles equipped with keyless entry system
    • Adoption of biometric to replace keyless entry system
  • Market trends
    • Integration of RKE system with ignition system leading to addon functionality
    • Efforts towards improving safety of RKE system by means of immobilizer
    • Introduction of 3D gesture in key fob
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive landscape
      • Table Key vendors of automotive RKE system market
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Continental
      • Table Continental in automotive keyless entry system market
    • Delphi
      • Table Delphi in automotive keyless entry system market
    • Hella
      • Table Hella in automotive keyless entry system market
    • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    • ZF TRW
      • Table ZF TRW in automotive keyless entry system market
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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