Automotive ECU Market

Automotive ECU Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2016-2026

Market Overview

Automotive ECU or Electronic Control Unit is a family of computer systems that controls and maintains the entirety of electronic, electrical and mechanical systems of a vehicle. ECU can be classified based on the functions such as Engine Control Module (ECM), Body Control Module (BCM), Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM), Powertrain Control Module (PCM), Transmission Control Module (PCM), Suspension Control Module (SCM), Door Control Unit (DCM), Battery Management System (BMS), General Electric Module (GEM) and others. Automotive functions ranging from the movement of the windows to the amount of air-fuel mixture required for each engine cylinder has an ECU system embedded with it which is recorded, analyzed and stored in the microcontroller. Technological advancements in automotive technology has led to an increase in implementation of complex ECUs in a vehicle. Some of the automobile models running today on the roads have more than 80 different ECUs present in it.

Automotive ECU Market Dynamics

Increased demand for technologically advanced vehicles like hybrid cars in the developed and developing countries is one of the major factors driving the growth of ECU market. Government regulations to reduce fuel usage and increasing demand for better mileage of the vehicles by the general public is another major factor leading to high growth of ECU market in the automotive industry. The steady growth of alternative vehicle choices such has the hybrid and pure electric cars in the developed nations has contributed significantly to the ECU market due to high complexities of these vehicles over conventional vehicles. Driver safety, security concerns, ease of driving, low maintenance demanded by the customers are also some of the factors driving the growth of ECU market.

The involvement of smartphones connected to the vehicle providing the driver with real time information about the state of vehicle is a major trend in recent times. These advanced ECU systems with the provision to connect with the smartphones easily can lead to an improvement in the growth of ECU systems.

An ECU system usually comprises of electronic and mechanical components working in tandem with each other. Perfect integration of these components is a major challenge which in turn can hinder the growth of the ECU market.

Automotive ECU Market: Regional Outlook

The Global Automotive ECU system market is segmented into seven geographical regions such as North America, Latin America, Western and Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific Excl. Japan (APEJ), Japan, Middle East and Africa (MEA). Automotive production hubs such as China, India, and South Korea in the APEJ region is anticipated to grow at a significant CAGR due to steady growth of automotive production and sales. North America has witnessed a steady growth rate in the adoption of hybrid and electric vehicles leading to improved sales of automotive ECU market in the region.

Automotive ECU Market: Key Players

Some of the major players identified in the Global Automotive ECU Systems are:

  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Continental AG
  • Magneti Marelli S.p.A.
  • Denso Corporation
  • ZF TRW Automotive
  • Delphi Automotive
  • Autoliv Inc.
  • Hitachi Automotive
  • Takata Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Electric Co.

The research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the market and contains thoughtful insights, facts, historical data, and statistically supported and industry-validated market data. It also contains projections using a suitable set of assumptions and methodologies. The research report provides analysis and information according to categories such as market segments, geographies, types and applications.

The report covers exhaustive analysis on:

  • Market Segments
  • Market Dynamics
  • Market Size
  • Supply & Demand
  • Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
  • Competition & Companies involved
  • Value Chain

Regional analysis includes:

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Japan
  • Western Europe
  • Eastern  Europe
  • Middle East & Africa

The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts, and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides an in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macroeconomic indicators and governing factors, along with market attractiveness within the segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and various geographies.

Automotive ECU Market: Segmentation

Automotive ECU System Market can be segmented by vehicle type, sales channel and applications.

By vehicle type it can be segmented as:

  • Passenger vehicles
  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Hybrid Vehicles
  • Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV)
  • Light Commercial Vehicles
  • Heavy Commercial Vehicles

By sales channel, it can be segmented as:

  • Original Equipment Manufacturer
  • Aftermarket

By application, it can be segmented as:

  • Engine Control Module
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Airbag Control Module
  • Body Control Module
  • Electronic Braking Control Module
  • Steering Control Module
  • Climate Control Module

Report Highlights:

  • Detailed overview of parent market
  • Changing market dynamics in the industry
  • In-depth market segmentation
  • Historical, current and projected market size in terms of volume and value
  • Recent industry trends and developments
  • Competitive landscape
  • Strategies of key players and products offered
  • Potential and niche segments, geographical regions exhibiting promising growth
  • A neutral perspective on market performance
  • Must-have information for market players to sustain and enhance their market footprint

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