About Autonomous Vehicle ECU
The electronic control unit (ECU) is the central brain that controls the various automated functions of a semi-autonomous vehicle and fully operates automated vehicles.
Technavio’s analysts forecast the global autonomous vehicle ECU market to grow at a CAGR of 53.54% during the period 2018-2022.
Covered in this report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global autonomous vehicle ECU market for 2018-2022. 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:
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Autonomous Vehicle ECU Market 2018-2022
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global autonomous vehicle ECU market: Continental, Hitachi, Intel, NVIDIA, Renesas Electronics, and ZF Friedrichshafen.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in the market is semi-autonomous trucks to gain popularity. We expect the truck industry to transition toward semi-autonomous technology during the forecast period owing to the growing need for higher operating efficiency of fleet operators.”
According to the report, one driver in the market is rising accidents due to human errors. The increase in the number of people using cars for longer journeys has raised the number of vehicles globally as well as the average kilometers traveled by passengers. Road transport is expected to be one of the prominent modes of transport in the coming years.
Further, the report states that one challenge in the market is cybersecurity issues in autonomous vehicles. The increase in the use of ECUs and connectivity solutions has left scope for the threat of security breaches. Cases of intruders electronically hacking into the operations of connected vehicles have been recorded earlier.
Continental, Hitachi, Intel, NVIDIA, Renesas Electronics, and ZF Friedrichshafen.
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