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Automotive starter motors, alternators and ignitions - technology, trends and forecasts to 2032

Automotive starter motors, alternators and ignitions - technology, trends and forecasts to 2032

New from just-auto this quarter, this report has been extracted from QUBE and provides a comprehensive overview of starter motors, alternators, plugs and ignitions and assesses major suppliers, top markets, technology trends and market size forecasts in the component areas

Based on exclusive interviews, primary research and proprietary data this global market study includes:

  • For the top 14* markets it provides market size data and a 15-year forecast for:
    • the original equipment (OE) starter motor, integrated starter-alternator and alternators market
    • OE ignition coils, spark plugs, glow plugs, LPG/CNG spark plugs market
  • A review of the latest technological developments and market trends for:
    • Starter and alternator developments - stop-start applications; heavy-duty applications; lightweight designs and ECUs
    • Ignition and plug developments - "smart" systems, pencil-type ignition coils, compact designs, high-energy, Di Motronic, continuous current systems, electronic control glow plugs, ceramic plugs, advanced insulator materials, fuel efficient plugs
  • Regional supplier market share data tables and commentary
  • Exclusive interviews with OE suppliers including: Ambixtra Sustainable Technologies, Autolite, Cap-XX, Delphi, Denso Europe, Federal-Mogul, Ioxus, Maxwell Technologies, NGK, Productiv, Pulstar and others (news and interviews only available in QUBE)
  • Updated profiles of the major automotive tyre and wheel suppliers including their strategies and prospects

*The top 14 markets accounting for over 98% of global light vehicle production include: North America (US, Canada and Mexico) ; Mercosur (Brazil and Argentina); Western Europe (Germany, Italy, France, UK, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Austria, Finland and Morocco) ; Central Europe (Turkey, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia); Russia; Japan; China; India; Korea; Thailand; Other Asia; Iran; South Africa; Australia.

You can use this report to:

  • Gain a quick global overview of the starter motor, alternator and ignition sector globally
  • Understand the size and scope of the top 14 markets
  • Hear direct from leading companies on their strategies and plans
  • Review the latest and most significant technological developments
  • Know the key trends within the sector and what's driving them
  • Spot opportunities and threats in this sector
  • Establish key companies' latest activities and prospects
  • Prepare supply and demand forecasts
  • Produce internal sales plans and forecasts
  • Carry out competitive intelligence


  • Introduction
  • Companies
    • Ignition and plug companies
      • ACDelco
      • Autolite
      • BorgWarner
      • Champion
      • Delphi Technologies PLC
      • Denso
      • NGK
      • Robert Bosch
      • Others
    • Starter motor and alternator companies
      • Denso Corporation
      • Hella KGaA Hueck & Co.
      • Hitachi, Ltd.
      • Lucas Electrical
      • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
      • Motorcar Parts of America Inc
      • Prestolite Electric
      • Remy International, Inc.
        • Customers
        • Infrastructure
      • Robert Bosch GmbH
        • Merger and acquisition activity
        • Products
      • Valeo SA
      • Wonder Auto Technology Inc
      • Others
  • Forecasts
    • Alternators
    • Glow plugs
    • Ignition coils
    • Integrated starter-alternators
    • LPG/CNG spark plugs
    • Spark plugs
    • Starter motors
  • Markets
    • Market - ignitions and plugs
      • Market shares for ignitions
        • Asia-Pacific
        • Europe
        • North America
      • Market shares for plugs
        • Europe
        • Japan
        • North America
    • Market - starter motors and alternators
      • OE alternators for heavy-duty applications
      • OE alternators for passenger cars and light trucks
      • OE starter motors for heavy-duty applications
      • OE starter motors for passenger cars and light trucks
  • Technologies
    • Ignitions and plugs
      • Glow plugs
        • Innovations
        • Technical trends
      • Ignitions
        • Aftermarket trends
        • Future technology
        • Innovations
        • OE trends
      • Spark plugs
        • Innovations
        • Technical trends
    • Starters and alternators
      • Heavy-duty applications
        • Heavy-duty starter from Remy Inc
        • Prestolite develops heavy-duty alternator with Antonov
      • Stop-start applications
        • Bosch's solution
        • Chevrolet
        • Continental's solution
        • Daimler
        • Denso's solution
        • Fiat
        • Ford
        • Honda
        • Jaguar
        • Kia
        • Land Rover
        • Toyota
        • Volvo adds stop-start
      • Technology developments
        • Audi's Travolution system
        • Continental's solutions
        • Lightweight starter motor from Denso

List of tables

  • Asia-Pacific manufacturer automotive ignition coil market shares for passenger cars and light vehicles, 2010-2017, % of sales volume
  • European manufacturer aftermarket shares for spark plugs, 2010-2017, % of volume
  • European manufacturer automotive ignition coil market shares for passenger cars and light vehicles, 2010-2017, % of sales volume
  • European manufacturer OE market shares for glow plugs, 2010-2016, % of volume
  • European manufacturer OE market shares for spark plugs, 2010-2017, % of volume
  • Global manufacturer market shares of OE alternators for heavy-duty applications, 2010-2017, % of sales volume
  • Global manufacturer market shares of OE alternators for passenger cars and light truck applications, 2010-2017, % of sales volume
  • Global manufacturer market shares of OE starter motors for heavy-duty applications, 2010-2017, % of sales volume
  • Global manufacturer market shares of OE starter motors for passenger car and light truck applications, 2010-2017, % of sales volume
  • Global manufacturer OE and aftermarket market shares for spark plugs, 2010-2017, % of volume
  • Japanese manufacturer OE market shares for spark plugs, 2010-2017, % of volume
  • Market volumes of alternators fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market volumes of diesel glow plugs fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market volumes of gasoline ignition coils fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market volumes of gasoline spark plugs fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market volumes of integrated starter-alternators fitted to newly-assembled plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and full & mild hybrid vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market volumes of LPG/CNG spark plugs fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market volumes of starter motors fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • NGK Spark Plug’s businesses worldwide, 2013
  • North American aftermarket manufacturer shares of spark plugs, 2010-2017, % of volume
  • North American manufacturer automotive ignition coil market shares for passenger cars and light vehicles, 2010-2017, % of sales volume
  • UK manufacturer aftermarket shares for spark plugs, 2010-2017, % of volume
  • Worldwide manufacturer automotive ignition coil market shares for passenger cars and light vehicles, 2010-2017, % of sales volume
  • Asia-Pacific manufacturer automotive ignition coil market shares for passenger cars and light vehicles, 2010-2017, % of sales volume
  • European manufacturer aftermarket shares for spark plugs, 2010-2017, % of volume
  • European manufacturer automotive ignition coil market shares for passenger cars and light vehicles, 2010-2017, % of sales volume
  • European manufacturer OE market shares for glow plugs, 2010-2016, % of volume
  • European manufacturer OE market shares for spark plugs, 2010-2017, % of volume
  • Global manufacturer market shares of OE alternators for heavy-duty applications, 2010-2017, % of sales volume
  • Global manufacturer market shares of OE alternators for passenger cars and light truck applications, 2010-2017, % of sales volume
  • Global manufacturer market shares of OE starter motors for heavy-duty applications, 2010-2017, % of sales volume
  • Global manufacturer market shares of OE starter motors for passenger car and light truck applications, 2010-2017, % of sales volume
  • Global manufacturer OE and aftermarket market shares for spark plugs, 2010-2017, % of volume
  • Japanese manufacturer OE market shares for spark plugs, 2010-2017, % of volume
  • Market volumes of alternators fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market volumes of diesel glow plugs fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market volumes of gasoline ignition coils fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market volumes of gasoline spark plugs fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market volumes of integrated starter-alternators fitted to newly-assembled plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and full & mild hybrid vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market volumes of LPG/CNG spark plugs fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market volumes of starter motors fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • NGK Spark Plug’s businesses worldwide, 2013
  • North American aftermarket manufacturer shares of spark plugs, 2010-2017, % of volume
  • North American manufacturer automotive ignition coil market shares for passenger cars and light vehicles, 2010-2017, % of sales volume
  • UK manufacturer aftermarket shares for spark plugs, 2010-2017, % of volume
  • Worldwide manufacturer automotive ignition coil market shares for passenger cars and light vehicles, 2010-2017, % of sales volume

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