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Global CFD Market in Automotive Industry 2017-2021

Global CFD Market in Automotive Industry 2017-2021

About CFD in the Automotive Industry

CFD analyzes flow, pressure distribution, turbulence, and interaction of liquids and gases with various structures. Both FEA and CAE are widely used across industries such as the aerospace and defense, automotive, electrical and electronics, and industrial machinery.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global CFD market in the automotive industry to grow at a CAGR of 9.76% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global thoracic surgery market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the following:

  • Sales of CFD software licenses
  • Services
The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global CAD Market in the Automotive Industry 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
  • ANSYS
  • Dassault Systèmes
  • Mentor Graphics
  • Siemens PLM Software
Other prominent vendors
  • Altair
  • Applied Math Modeling
  • Ceetron
  • Convergent Science
  • ESI Group
  • Exa
  • FloSolve
  • Numeca
  • OpenFOAM Foundations
  • Simerics
  • Symscape
Market driver
  • Need to reduce product development cycle time and cost
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Lack of awareness among end-users about developments in CFD
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Development of CFD software for mobile devices
  • 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?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
    • About CFD
    • Market overview
      • Table Overview of global CFD market in automotive industry
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • PLM overview
    • Table PLM overview
    • Table Benefits of PLM
    • Table Overview of PLM tools
  • Role of PLM in product development
    • Table Role of PLM in product development
    • Table Role of PLM software in product development
  • CAE overview
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global CFD market in automotive industry 2015-2020 ($ millions)
      • Table Major uses of CFD in automotive industry
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Table Global CFD market in automotive industry by geography 2016
    • EMEA
      • Table CFD market in automotive industry in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Americas
      • Table CFD market in automotive industry in Americas 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • APAC
      • Table CFD market in automotive industry in APAC 2016-2021 ($ millions)
  • Buying criteria
    • Buying criteria for CFD
  • Market drivers
    • Need to reduce product development cycle time and cost
      • Table Stages in product development cycle
    • Increased product recalls in automotive industry
    • Increase in demand for cloud CFD to convert CAPEX to OPEX
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Miscellaneous challenges associated with use of CFD
    • Lack of awareness among end-users about developments in CFD
    • Complex CFD simulations require wind tunnel testing
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Rise in adoption of CFD for battery designing
      • Table Rules and regulations to control COand other poisonous gas emissions from vehicles
      • Table Electric/hybrid vehicles of major automotive manufacturers
    • Development of CFD software for mobile devices
    • Demand for integrated software
  • Impact of trends
    • Table Impact of trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive landscape
    • ANSYS
    • Dassault Systèmes
      • Table Revenue generated by Dassault Systèmes 2013-2015 ($ billions)
      • Table Strategies of Dassault Systèmes
      • Table Recent developments
    • Mentor Graphics
    • Siemens PLM Software
      • Table Major developments in 2015 and 2016
      • Table Expansion strategy: Siemens PLM Software
      • Table Expansion strategy in terms of end-user
      • Table Recent developments
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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