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Global Automotive Vehicle Lightweighting Market Overview and Forecast 2021-2030: Body and Exterior, Chassis, Interior, Powertrain, Driveline and Fuel Systems

·4-min read

Dublin, May 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Automotive Vehicle Lightweighting - Global Sector Overview and Forecast to 2030 (Q1 2021 Update)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

"Automotive Vehicle Lightweighting - Global Sector Overview and Forecast to 2030" provides a comprehensive overview of the Vehicle Lightweighting megatrend, the technologies, materials and suppliers involved, and material content forecasts out to 2030.

Automotive industry has been under pressure to change the way it designs and builds vehicles, due to factors such as the increasing impact of passenger and pedestrian safety requirements and the competitive intensity caused by globalisation and manufacture in low-cost economies. Governmental pressure in Europe and North America to reduce the CO2 emissions has also prompted automakers and their supply base to develop automotive technology to meet those strict emission limits.

Consequently, more and more vehicles are incorporating components aimed at mass reduction, parts consolidation to reduce assembly costs and more efficient recycling. The automaker's need to improve overall fuel economy in vehicles has led to the trend toward minimising vehicle weight. The use of performance materials such as high strength steel and aluminium is on the rise and heavier traditional materials, such as steel and iron, are being replaced whenever possible.

Scope

  • 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.

  • 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.

Reasons to Buy

  • 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.

Key Topics Covered:

  • Introduction

  • Pester analysis

  • Body & exterior

  • Body-in-white

  • Aluminium

  • Carbon fibre

  • Magnesium

  • Doors and front-end modules

  • Aluminium

  • Magnesium

  • Organic materials

  • Plastics and composites

  • Steel

  • Glazing

  • Plastics and composites

  • Roofs

  • Magnesium

  • Plastics and composites

  • Steel

  • Chassis

  • Suspension and braking components

  • Aluminium

  • Carbon ceramic disc brakes

  • Organic materials

  • Plastics and composites

  • Steel

  • Tyres

  • Companies

  • Aluminium

  • Accuride Corporation

  • Aleris

  • Arconic Inc

  • Bodine Aluminum

  • Constellium

  • Martinrea International

  • Nemak

  • Novelis

  • Shiloh Industries Inc

  • Showa Denko

  • Stadco

  • Plastics and composites

  • 3M

  • Asahi Kasei Plastics

  • Autoneum

  • BASF

  • Biomer

  • CIE Automotive SA

  • ContiTech

  • Cooper-Standard Automotive

  • Covestro

  • Dow Automotive Systems

  • DuPont

  • Evonik

  • Faurecia

  • Freudenberg

  • Henkel

  • Honeywell

  • Lanxess

  • LG Chem

  • Magna International

  • Minda Corporation

  • Novares

  • Oerlikon Balzers

  • PPG Industries

  • Saint-Gobain

  • Samvardhana Motherson Group

  • Solvay

  • Toray Industries

  • Toyo Tire & Rubber

  • Toyoda Gosei

  • Trelleborg AB

  • Trinseo

  • Woodbridge Group

  • ZF

  • Steel

  • Aichi Steel

  • Benteler Automotive

  • Gestamp Automocion

  • GF Linamar

  • JFE Steel

  • Kobe Steel

  • NanoSteel Company

  • Posco

  • Sumitomo Corporation

  • Tata Steel

  • ThyssenKrupp

  • Forecasts

  • Aluminium

  • Glass

  • Iron

  • Other materials

  • Plastics

  • Steel

  • Fuel systems

  • Plastics and composites

  • Steel

  • Future developments

  • Concept cars

  • Citroen C1 Urban Ride

  • Citroen C4 Cactus

  • Ford Mondeo

  • Infiniti Q80 Inspiration

  • Magna's MILA Blue

  • Renault Eolab

  • Other future vehicle lightweighting developments

  • Composite materials

  • Exhausts

  • Lotus Engineering

  • Smart materials

  • Tubes

  • Ultra-lightweight sports car

  • Volvo's lightweight structural energy storage components

  • Production cars

  • BMW i3 electric vehicle

  • Volkswagen XL1 Super Efficient Vehicle (SEV)

  • Interior

  • Cockpits

  • Magnesium

  • Organic materials

  • Plastics and composites

  • Other

  • Passive safety systems

  • Seating

  • Carbon fibre

  • Magnesium

  • Organic materials

  • Plastics and composites

  • Steel

  • Material development

  • Aluminium

  • Carbon fibre

  • Magnesium

  • Organic materials

  • Plastics and composites

  • Steel

  • Other

  • Adhesives

  • Airbags

  • Batteries

  • Brake pedals

  • Floor mats

  • Foam

  • Glazing

  • Power electronics

  • Starter motors

  • Wiring harnesses

  • Powertrain

  • Aluminium

  • Carbon fibre

  • Magnesium

  • Organic materials

  • Plastics and composites

  • Steel

  • Recycling initiatives

  • Batteries

  • Doors and front-end modules

  • Glass

  • Plastics and composites

  • Seating

  • Steel

  • Tyres

  • Wheels

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