Global Vehicle Lightweighting Technology, Trends and the Future Report 2017 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--()--The "Global Vehicle Lightweighting - Technology, Trends and the Future" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.

This report provides a comprehensive overview of the vehicle light-weighting mega-trend, the technologies, materials and suppliers involved, and material content forecasts out to 2032.

Based on exclusive interviews, primary research and proprietary data this study includes:

  • 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 (news and interviews only available in QUBE)
  • 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

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

Wheels

Companies

Aluminium

  • Accuride Corporation
  • Alcoa Inc
  • Aleris
  • Bodine Aluminum
  • Constellium
  • Martinrea International
  • Novelis
  • Shiloh Industries Inc
  • Showa Denko
  • Stadco
  • Tenedora Nemak

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
  • PT Astra Otoparts
  • Ricardo
  • 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

  • Audi TT Sportback
  • Citron C1 Urban Ride
  • Citron C4 Cactus
  • Ford Mondeo
  • Infiniti Q80 Inspiration
  • Magna's MILA Blue
  • Renault Eolab
  • Toyota C-HR

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 & front-end modules

Glass

Plastics and composites

Seating

Steel

Tyres

Wheels

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Related Topics: Automotive Manufacturing

Contacts

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
Related Topics: Automotive Manufacturing