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Automotive Ignition Systems Markets: Overview

By the end of 2033, the Automotive Ignition Systems market is expected to be worth US$ 23.7 billion. As fuel economy and engine performance have become top priorities for end users, automotive ignition systems have become an important component of the automotive engine system.

The automobile industry has improved significantly in technology with fuel economy and carbon emissions. Strengthening government restrictions over fuel usage and emission is fuelling demand for the ignition system across the world. In addition, a rising focus on research and development of powertrain and ignition systems is expected to create significant opportunities for the ignition system market.

Key manufacturers understand the importance of vehicles working uniformly, and as a result, they use their expertise strongly in ignition systems, ensuring that every ignition system they manufacture efficiently delivers power and performance. Innovative magnetic design and modelling capabilities aid in the efficient design of ignition coils that deliver maximum engine performance, optimum fuel efficiency, and low exhaust emissions. As a result, these factors are propelling the demand for automotive ignition systems.

According to FMI, The global automotive ignition system market is set to enjoy a valuation of US$ US$ 10.92 billion in 2023, and further expand at a CAGR of 7.70 % to reach US$ 23.7 billion by the year 2033. The automotive ignition systems market accounts for about 5 to 7 % of its parent market, the automotive engine market.

Attributes Details
Market Size (2022) US$ 10.14 Billion
Market Size 2023 US$ 10.92 Billion
Market Size 2033 US$ 23.7 Billion
Value CAGR (2023 to 2033) 7.7 %

The automotive ignition systems market has been growing with a healthy CAGR owing to the increase in production and sales of automobiles and the demand for fuel economy and engine performance of vehicles.

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Historic market outlook for the automotive Ignition Systems market

From 2018 to 2022, the automotive Ignition Systems market grew at a historic rate of 3.4%.

In the last half-decade, the COVID-19 pandemic, the trade war between the United States and China, and the conflict between Russia and Ukraine have all had a negative impact on the electronic and automotive industries. The automotive industry has been facing shortages of semiconductor chips, which have a direct negative impact on vehicle production. As a result of disrupted supply chains and raw material shortages, European and Asian countries suffered massive losses owing to the automotive manufacturing hub.

The Russia-Ukraine war has had a significant negative impact on the supply of oil and gases. As a result, fuel prices skyrocketed, which hampers the sale of automobiles globally.

To meet rising demand, this market's revenue is expected to rise at a healthy CAGR over the forecast period. Furthermore, the demand for automotive ignition systems is expected to rise in tandem with the growing demand for gasoline vehicles.

What are the Various Factors Driving the Global Automotive Ignition Systems Market?

The market for automotive ignition systems is primarily driven by the government's strengthening norms and regulations for car pollution as well as the increased demand for fuel-efficient vehicles. Governments and policymakers across the globe have introduced new norms applicable to increasing fuel efficiency in passenger as well as commercial vehicles.

A prominent aspect of fuelling market expansion is the accelerating automotive industry across the world. There is an increasing need for ignition systems that offer increased operating efficiency and fuel economy due to rising environmental concerns among end users. In addition, the growing use of laser ignition systems is also fuelling the market for ignition systems.

Technological developments in the quick electrification of the automotive sector and the development of electronic ignition systems that incorporate sensors, switches, and transistors act as growth-promoting factors. These innovative variants provide increased horsepower levels as well as a more accurate and reliable flow of current as compared to the mechanical systems that have traditionally been used.

The market is expected to be further driven by a number of other factors, such as the implementation of beneficial government policies to control the levels of carbon emissions into the environment and increasing consumer spending power. Ignition systems have a limited lifespan and must be replaced frequently. As a result, the aftermarket for ignition systems for automobiles is growing. Over the forecast period, this demand for ignition coil replacement and maintenance is expected to drive market growth.

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Which Factors May Hinder the Automotive Ignition Systems Market Growth?

Ignition systems are used in gasoline-powered vehicles for uniform operation and power output of engines, but today electric vehicle adoption is at its peak in the automobile industry owing to several environmental and other benefits, which is one of the prominent restraints for the ignition system market.

The rising importance of sustainability and changing consumer preferences have considerably shaped the demand for electric vehicles all over the world. As electric vehicles work on batteries and motors that are substitutes for the ignition system and engine in vehicles, the growing popularity of electric vehicles is anticipated to negatively affect the demand for the ignition system over the forecast period.

In ignition systems, the cost of ignition coil maintenance and repair is more. Furthermore, the ignition coil is prone to failure due to its mounting position on the hottest part of the engine and its proneness to vibration. These factors also have a negative impact on the ignition system market's growth.

What is the Regional Analysis of the automotive Ignition Systems market?

The automotive market is the parent market of automotive ignition systems, which is divided into seven regions: North America, Latin America, East Asia, South Asia and Pacific, and the Middle East and Africa (MEA).

East Asia is a global hub of automotive manufacturing, accounting for a sizable portion of the global automotive Ignition Systems market. Western Europe is a well-established market for automotive ignition systems and has a sizable manufacturer there; as a result, the region is expected to increase steadily during the forecast period.

South Asia and Pacific region are anticipated to provide the automotive ignition systems market with very profitable and rewarding prospects due to expanding automotive manufacturing and vehicle sales in India.

Rising disposable and per capita income and population growth all have an impact on vehicle sales in emerging economies like India, China, and Indonesia. South Asian nation intend to take the lead in producing cars and the technologies that will fuel the market for ignition systems.

The presence of key automotive manufacturers in the European and North American regions, rising technological innovation, and strict environmental regulations implemented by regional governments in this region are expected to provide significant opportunities for automotive Ignition Systems markets.

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Market competition

Key market players, include Robert Bosch GmbH (Germany), DENSO, Delphi Automotive LLP, CEP Technologies Corporation, and Diamond Electric Mfg. Corp., AUTO-LEK (P) Ltd., Wells Vehicle Electronics, and others, are using different strategies, such as product launches, strategic collaborations and acquisitions, partnerships, agreements, and contracts, to offer better products and remain competitive.

Key players in the Ignition Systems market create opportunities through continuous innovation and deployment. Continuous research and development, combined with the market's growing automobile fleet, is expected to create significant market opportunities.

  • February 2020 - In order to support Honda and Acura models from 2012 to 2018, Denso Corp. added four additional coil-on-plug (COP) product codes to its line-up of aftermarket ignition coils. With 136 distinct high-performance ignition coil component numbers now available, Denso can supply ignition coils for more than 6 million vehicles now on the road.
  • WARWICK, UK, 2019 - Delphi Technologies, a top supplier of sophisticated ignition systems worldwide, is introducing two new OE ignition coils with its tried-and-true multi-charge technology to meet the expanding aftermarket demand. More than 14 million coils have been made and fitted to Mercedes applications. The OE business is committed for the ensuing ten years, which creates a sizable and expanding opportunity for both distributors and garages.

Scope of the Report

Attribute Details
Growth Rate CAGR of 7.7 % from 2023 to 2033
Base Year for Estimation 2022
Historical Data 2018 to 2022
Forecast Period 2023 to 2033
Quantitative Units Revenue in USD Million, Volume in Units, and CAGR from 2023 to 2033
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Volume Forecast, Company Ranking, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, Trends, and Pricing Analysis
Segments Covered
  • Product Type
  • Ignition system Type
  • Region
Regions Covered
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • East Asia
  • South Asia & Pacific
  • Western Europe
  • Eastern Europe
  • Central Asia
  • Russia & Belarus
  • Balkan & Baltic Countries
  • Middle East & Africa
Key Countries Covered
  • USA
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Brazil
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • France
  • UK
  • Spain
  • Benelux
  • Russia
  • China
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • India
  • ANZ
  • Türkiye
  • Gulf Cooperation Council
  • South Africa
  • North Africa
Key Companies Profiled
  • Robert Bosch GmbH (Germany)
  • Delphi Automotive LLP
  • CEP Technologies Corporation
  • Diamond Electric Mfg. Corp
  • AUTO-LEK (P) Ltd.
  • Wells vehicles Electronics
  • RAE
  • Hitachi Ltd. (Japan)
  • Honeywell International Inc. (USA)
  • Del City (USA)
  • R.S. Components & Controls (I) Ltd. (UK)
  • Ozautoelectrics Pty Ltd. (Australia)
  • Aptiv. (Ireland)
  • BorgWarner Inc. (USA)
  • Yangming Auto Parts (China)
  • General Motors. (USA)
  • OMRON Corporation (Japan)
  • ChaodaUSA (USA)
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Key segments profiled in the automotive Ignition Systems market

By product Type, the automotive Ignition Systems market is segmented as:

  • Conventional breaker point type ignition system
  • Electronic Ignition Systems
  • Distributorless Ignition Systems

By On ignition system concept Type, the automotive Ignition Systems market is segmented as:

  • Primary Ignition System
  • Ignition Switch
  • Coil Primary Windings
  • Distributor Contact Points
  • Condenser
  • Ignition Resistor
  • Starter Relay
  • Electronic Ignition Systems
  • Secondary Ignition System
  • Coil Secondary Windings
  • Distributor Cap
  • Rotor
  • Plug Wires
  • Spark Plug

By Region, the automotive Ignition Systems market is segmented as:

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • East Asia
  • South Asia & Pacific
  • Western Europe
  • Eastern Europe
  • Central Asia
  • Russia & Belarus
  • Balkan & Baltic Countries
  • Middle East & Africa

Frequently Asked Questions

What was the value of the automotive Ignition Systems market in 2022?

In 2022, the value of the Automotive Ignition Systems market reached over US$ 10.14 Billion

What will be the value of the automotive Ignition Systems market in 2033?

The Automotive Ignition Systems market is projected to reach US$ 23.7 billion by the end of 2033.

Which region has the potential market for automotive Ignition Systems?

East Asia region is projected to lead the automotive Ignition Systems market in the forecast period.

By What rate is the automotive Ignition Systems market expected to grow in the forecast period?

During the forecast period, the automotive Ignition Systems market is estimated to expand at a CAGR of 7.7% during 2023 to 2033.

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