Global Semiconductor Market for Automotive Sector to Grow at 9% CAGR to 2019

Automobiles today comprise mechanical and electronic systems, and use microprocessors extensively. The evolution of semiconductor technology has enabled automobile manufacturers to optimize performance by multiplying the applications of a chip. Safety systems, driver assistance, powertrain control, communications, and infotainment systems use automotive electronics. ADAS and infotainment systems are witnessing the fastest growth among automotive applications. This is paving the path for next-generation automotive electronics, as they play an important role in not only differentiating vehicles, but also in enhancing the capabilities and performance of vehicles.

The analysts forecast the global semiconductor market for the automotive sector to grow at a CAGR of 9.7% over the period 2014-2019.

Covered in this Report

This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global semiconductor market for the automotive sector for the period 2015-2019. There are seven categories of automotive ICs in the market: powertrain control, comfort control, in-vehicle networking, chassis systems, infotainment systems, safety and control, and electronic systems.

Key Regions

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA

Key Vendors

  • Freescale Semiconductors
  • Infineon Technologies
  • Renesas Electronics
  • STMicroelectronics

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Other Prominent Vendors

  • Analog Devices
  • NXP Semiconductors
  • On Semiconductor
  • Robert Bosch
  • ROHM Semiconductor
  • Texas Instruments
  • Toshiba

Market Driver

  • Increased focus on comfort and convenience

Market Challenge

  • Hacking and tampering of control units and software

Market Trend

  • Emphasis on reduction of carbon dioxide emissions

Key Questions Answered in this Report

  • What will the market size be in 2019 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?

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