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Global Automotive Piston System Market - Global Trends, Size, Share, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)

Global Automotive Piston System Market - Global Trends, Size, Share, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)

Improvements in the economic conditions of emerging countries have increased the market for automobiles in these countries. The growing demand for commercial vehicles in these countries is also boosting the growth of the automotive piston market. The automotive industry in markets, such as India, China, South Korea, and Mexico, is growing at a steady pace, which, in turn, is leading to increased demand for automotive pistons

APAC countries, such as China and India, have a strong positive impact on the automotive piston and the ancillary product markets. These markets have established their cost competitiveness for global players in this sector. With the rise in manufacturing costs, existing piston manufacturers in the United States and Europe are shifting their operations to APAC, where labor, raw materials, and other facilities are available at a low cost. Strong engineering skills and relatively low cost of skilled workforce in emerging economies are attracting manufacturers to shift their operations into these countries.

The global automotive piston market is segmented by material, type, coatings, and vehicle type. Based on material, the market is bifurcated as aluminum and steel. By type, it is further divided into trunk piston, crosshead piston, slipper piston, and deflector piston. By coating, the market is divided into thermal barrier coating piston, dry film lubricating coating piston, and oil shedding coating piston.

The different segments of the automotive industry, such as two-wheeler, three-wheeler, etc., are gaining huge demand in the global market. The latest trend regarding high-end bikes is using double cylinder engines, more advanced technology, as opposed to the other two-wheelers that use single cylinder engines, thus, increasing the demand for automotive pistons, globally.

The increase in demand for heavy and light commercial vehicles and passenger cars is contributing toward the growth of the market. There are continuous developments made in the automotive industry, thus, there is a necessity to produce pistons that are light in weight, with titanium and steel material, in order to gain better fuel efficiency.

Growing Demand for Automotive Piston Systems

The key factors that run the market growth of the automotive piston market are the increased production, which is directly related to the selling of automobiles, and demand for automotive. There are various factors that are affecting the market growth of automotive pistons, such as increasing demand for electric vehicles, which do not have pistons, and using advanced technologies, such as turbocharger in the diesel engines, which reduce the engines’ cost, thus, driving the market growth of automotive pistons.

Irrespective of these challenges, expansion in the untapped market of developing regions, such as Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Africa, is expected to create a lucrative opportunity for the market players. Also, the rise in demand for lightweight pistons developed from composites of carbon, silicon, and magnesium is expected to unfold various opportunities for new products in the market, boosting the market growth.

As the demand for automotive pistons is directly related to the sales of automobiles, higher the sales of automobiles in the market, higher the demand for automotive piston systems.

Key Developments in the Market

  • February 2017: Aisin Seiki acquired 8.8 million outstanding shares from Art Metal Piston Business.
  • November 2017: Infiniti rolled out industry-first variable compression engine, by introducing the Variable compression, which solves the age-old problem of compromise.
  • March 2018: Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas, the Toyota e-Palette autonomous delivery and ride-sharing vehicle may get a small Mazda rotary engine packaged as part of a range-extender for its electrified powertrain.
  • January 2018: Hastings Manufacturing Co. and Piston Rings Komarov, both leading global designers and manufacturers of piston rings for the OEM and aftermarket channels, have announced their merger.
  • Major Players – AISIN SEIKI, ARIAS PISTON, CAPRICORN AUTOMOTIVE, HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, MAHLE GROUP, amongst others

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    1. Introduction
    1.1 Study Deliverables
    1.2 General Study Assumptions
    2. Research Methodology
    2.1 Introduction
    2.2 Analysis Methodology
    2.3 Econometric Forecast Model
    2.4 Research Assumptions
    3. Executive Summary
    4. Market Overview and Technology Trends
    4.1 Current Market Scenario
    4.2 Technological Developments
    4.3 Investment Analysis
    4.4 Porter's Five Forces Framework
    4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
    4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
    4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants
    4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
    4.4.5 Competitive Rivalry within the Industry
    5. Market Dynamics
    5.1 Drivers
    5.2 Restraints
    5.3 Opportunities
    6. Automotive Intercooler Market, By Type
    6.1 Air to Air Intercooler Market
    6.2 Water to Air Intercooler Market
    6.3 Others
    7. Automotive Intercooler Market, By Vehicle
    7.1 Passenger Cars
    7.2 Lcvs
    7.3 Hcvs
    7.4 Others
    8. Automotive Intercooler Market, By Engine Type
    8.1 Supercharged Gasoline
    8.2 Supercharged or Turbocharged Diesel
    8.3 Conventional Diesel
    8.4 Others
    9. Automotive Intercooler Market- By Geography - Regional Share and Forecasts
    9.1 North America (Na)
    9.1.1 Introduction
    9.1.2 United States
    9.1.3 Canada
    9.1.4 Rest of North America
    9.2 Europe (Eu)
    9.2.1 Introduction
    9.2.2 U.K.
    9.2.3 France
    9.2.4 Germany
    9.2.5 Norway
    9.2.6 Italy
    9.2.7 Rest of Europe
    9.3 Asia-Pacific (Apac)
    9.3.1 Introduction
    9.3.2 China
    9.3.3 Japan
    9.3.4 India
    9.3.5 South Korea
    9.3.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
    9.4 Latin America (La)
    9.4.1 Introduction
    9.4.2 Brazil
    9.4.3 Argentina
    9.4.4 Mexico
    9.4.5 Others
    9.5 Middle East and Africa (Mea)
    9.5.1 Introduction
    9.5.2 South Africa
    9.5.3 Saudi Arabia
    9.5.4 UAE
    9.5.5 Egypt
    9.5.6 Others
    10. Competitive Landscape
    10.1 Introduction
    10.2 Market Share Analysis
    10.3 Products & Developments of Key Players
    11. Key and Potential Vendor (Brand) Analysis
    11.1 Bell Intercoolers
    11.2 BMR
    11.3 Hangzhou Kaiya Industry Co.,Ltd.
    11.4 Honeywell
    11.5 Hybrid Performance Parts
    11.6 JC Performance Parts
    11.7 Kale Oto Radyator
    11.8 Kvr International
    11.9 Mishimoto
    11.10 Modine Manufacturing
    11.11 Pro Alloy Motorsport
    11.12 Pwr
    11.13 Treadstone Performance Engineering
    12. Future Outlook of the Market
    13. Appendix

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