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Global vehicle lightweighting - technology, trends and the future

  • Introduction
  • Pester analysis
  • Companies
    • Aisin Seiki
    • Alpha Corporation
    • Brose
    • Continental
    • Delphi
    • Denso
    • Giobert
    • Hella
    • Honda Lock
    • Hulsbeck & Furst (HuF)
    • Inteva
    • Kiekert
    • Magna-Intier
    • Marquardt
    • Mitsui Kinzoku ACT/GECOM
    • Omron
    • Shiroki
    • Strattec
    • Tokai Rika
    • TRW
    • U-Shin
    • Valeo
    • Witte
  • Forecasts
    • Active keyless entry
    • Passive keyless entry
    • Standard key entry
  • Markets
    • Door latches
    • Passive entry systems
  • Technologies
    • Case studies
      • Advanced key fobs
        • Ford’s MyKey
        • Linking the key to the mobile, using the mobile phone as a key – the ultimate connected car
        • Suppliers also show their own developments in smart keys
      • Audi’s Keyless Entry and Start
      • MPVs and sliding doors present technical challenges for door & access system design
      • Passive entry in vans – the case of the Mercedes Sprinter - and problems with Pick-ups being stolen
      • Smart tailgate or boot opening
      • Split smart keys
      • The A8 L Security model – a different side of the vehicle security market
    • Corporate latches – a “clever” route to cutting costs
      • Volkswagen: the leader in corporate latches
    • Double locking – a failure, but a harbinger of change even so
    • Keyless entry systems
    • Smart Keys
    • Valeo’s Insync – vehicle access by phone
  • Vehicle crime
    • Anti-theft developments for smart keys
    • Economic conditions may well lead to a rise in vehicle crime
    • Electric and hybrid vehicles – a new vulnerable sector
    • How do modern thieves steal cars?
      • The most frequently stolen cars and trends in the US to counter vehicle theft
      • Vehicle crime is not declining - it is changing significantly
      • What is to be done?

List of tables

  • OE supplier market shares for fitment of passive entry systems in North America, 2015 (%)
  • OE supplier market shares for global fitment of door latches, 2015 (%)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of Active keyless entry fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of Key only entry systems fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of Passive keyless entry fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in Australia, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in Central Europe, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in China, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in India, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in Iran, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in Japan, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in Korea, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in Mercosur, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in North America, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in Other Asia Pacific, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in Russia, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in South Africa, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in Thailand, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in Western Europe, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles Worldwide, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • OE supplier market shares for fitment of door latches in Europe, 2015 (%)
  • OE supplier market shares for fitment of door latches in Japan, 2015 (%)
  • OE supplier market shares for fitment of door latches in North America, 2015 (%)
  • OE supplier market shares for fitment of passive entry systems in Europe, 2015 (%)
  • OE supplier market shares for fitment of passive entry systems in Japan, 2015 (%)
  • Market volumes of Active keyless entry fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market volumes of Key only entry systems fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market volumes of Passive keyless entry fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • OE supplier market shares for combined European, NAFTA and Japanese (Triad) fitment of passive entry systems, 2015 (%)
  • OE supplier market shares for fitment of passive entry systems in North America, 2015 (%)
  • OE supplier market shares for global fitment of door latches, 2015 (%)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of Active keyless entry fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of Key only entry systems fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of Passive keyless entry fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in Australia, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in Central Europe, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in China, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in India, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in Iran, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in Japan, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in Korea, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in Mercosur, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in North America, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in Other Asia Pacific, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in Russia, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in South Africa, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in Thailand, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles in Western Europe, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • Market fitment/penetration rates of vehicle entry types fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles Worldwide, 2012-2032 (% share)
  • OE supplier market shares for fitment of door latches in Europe, 2015 (%)
  • OE supplier market shares for fitment of door latches in Japan, 2015 (%)
  • OE supplier market shares for fitment of door latches in North America, 2015 (%)
  • OE supplier market shares for fitment of passive entry systems in Europe, 2015 (%)
  • OE supplier market shares for fitment of passive entry systems in Japan, 2015 (%)
  • Market volumes of Active keyless entry fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market volumes of Key only entry systems fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • Market volumes of Passive keyless entry fitted to newly-assembled passenger cars and light vehicles, 2012-2032, ('000s units)
  • OE supplier market shares for combined European, NAFTA and Japanese (Triad) fitment of passive entry systems, 2015 (%)

Global vehicle lightweighting - technology, trends and the future

Updated in the last quarter, this report has been extracted from QUBE and provides a comprehensive overview of the vehicle lightweighting megatrend, the technologies, materials and suppliers involved, and material content forecasts out to 2030.

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

  • Material developments including aluminium, carbon fibre, magnesium, organics, plastics, composites and steel
  • A comprehensive overview of lightweight developments for each of the following areas: 
    • Body and exterior – body-in-white; doors; front-end modules; glazing
    • Chassis – suspension and braking components
    • Interior – cockpits and seating
    • Powertrain - engines
    • Driveline and fuel systems
  • Exclusive interviews with OE suppliers (news and interviews only available in QUBE) 
  • Updated profiles of the major automotive companies active in providing lightweight solutions
  • PESTER analysis – political, economic, social, technological, environmental and regulatory motivators for this megatrend

You can use this report to:

  • Gain a quick and comprehensive overview of lightweight vehicle manufacturing 
  • Hear direct from leading companies on their strategies and plans
  • Review the latest and most significant technological developments
  • Know the key trends within this area and what's driving them
  • Spot opportunities and threats in this area
  • Establish key companies' latest activities and prospects


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