Flooded batteries Account for Over Half of Automotive Lead Acid Batteries Sold Worldwide: Study

Apr 02,2021 | Automotive

The global automotive lead acid battery sales is projected to increasing, enabling the market’s valuation to reach US$ 36.2 Bn in 2031, according to the latest research by Future Market Insights (FMI). The report estimates the market to expand at a steady CAGR of over 3% through the course of 2021-2031.

Automotive Lead Acid Battery Market

Future Market Insights recently published a report on the global automotive lead acid batt...

Automotive Lead Acid Battery Market

Flooded batteries, followed by enhanced flooded batteries are most sought-after lead acid batteries. Flooded batteries are expected to account for over half of sales registered in the market. The use of lead batteries for starting, lighting and ignition (SLI) application is increasing around the world. Easy availability of lead acid batteries and their economical pricing as compared to other battery types will continue enabling growth in the market over the coming decade.

Despite advent of various advanced technologies, which threaten replacement, lead acid batteries sales will continue surging at a moderate pace. The rising production of passenger and commercial vehicles will continue supporting growth through the course of the forecast period.

Also, the advent of new technologies are aiding overall expansion. Some of the leading manufacturers are focusing on a wide range of automotive lead acid resistance, decreasing heat generation, modification of electrode plates, and improving charge acceptability.

These efforts are expected to improve performance of lead acid batteries, in turn creating lucrative opportunities for increasing sales.

Key Takeaways from Market Study

  • After a period of negative growth, sales will improve 2021 onwards, enabling the market register 2.8% y-o-y growth in 2021
  • The U.S. will account for over 86% of sales registered in North America. It is expected to remain the dominant market through the course of the forecast period
  • Increasing passenger vehicle production will enable sales in the U.K. to increase by 1.7% in U.K. in 2021
  • Germany and France will emerge as other key markets within Europe
  • Expansion of the automotive sector will support growth in China, followed by Japan and South Korea

Market players are threatened by the availability of high-performing alternatives. The increasing demand for lithium-ion batteries and other alternatives has been compelling them to invest in research and development activities. This will enable the market to stay strong, registering steady growth through the course of the forecast period,” said a lead analyst at FMI.

Competitive Landscape

The global automotive lead acid batteries market is highly competitive at regional as well as global level, and highly consolidated in nature. Some of the key players included in the report are Clarios, GS Yuasa Corporation, Panasonic Corporation, Leoch International Technology Limited, Exide Industries Ltd., EnerSys Inc., and others. Top companies operating in the market are occupying hefty shares in terms of revenue. With compliance to governmental standards and regulations, these companies have a global brand presence. Prime manufacturers are also updating their technologies to improve their market share.

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The research report analyzes factors affecting the demand for automotive lead acid battery. The study examines the impact of COVID-19 on the market, besides gauging macroeconomic factor and prevailing market trends. The report analyzes the market on the basis of battery type, technology, vehicle, sales channel and region. The report gives qualitative and quantitative information on various players in this space. It also tracks the market by both, supply side and demand side.

About the Automotive Division of FMI

The automotive division of FMI offers a novel approach and innovative perspective in the analysis of the industrial automation market. Comprehensive coverage of capital, portable, process, construction, industrial, and special purpose machinery across the manufacturing sector and distinctive analysis about the installed base, consumables, replacement, USP-feature-application matrix make us a pioneering voice in the industry. We are preferred associates with established as well as budding industry stakeholders, and channel partners when it comes to sustaining, growing, and identifying new revenue prospects.

About Future Market Insights (FMI)

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