Automotive Microcontroller Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013-2017 and Opportunity Assessment 2018-2028


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Global Automotive Microcontroller Market: Summary

The global automotive microcontrollers market is characterized by the rivalry between a few international and many regional participants. The degree of competition is significantly high in this market’s business landscape. Research and development, sales and marketing, assembly and manufacturing, raw material supply, system integration, automotive manufacturing, end-clients, and post sales services are the main parameters of this market’s dynamics. With such diverse ecosystem, the market’s business landscape presents an interesting amalgam of big and small companies.

The surge in the demand for advanced and highly modern automobiles and the rising implementation of stringent regulations over the emission of harmful gases, such as GHG, have brought in lucrative opportunities for automotive microcontroller manufacturers. Apart from this, the increasing collaboration of prominent original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with local players, in a bid to expand their consumer base, is also reflecting positively on the demand for automotive microcontrollers. The competition in the market is also expected to highly intensify.

Some recent notable developments in this market are:

  • A strategic collaboration between Analog Devices Inc. and Renesas Electronics Corp. The companies have come together to develop a system level 77/79-GHZ RADAR sensor, which will enhance ADAS applications, enabling autonomous driving of vehicles. RH850/V1R-M Microcontroller of Renesas Electronics is an essential part of this sensor.
  • Cypress Semiconductor Corp. Announced the roll out of a new microcontroller (S6J342xxx series) with the controller area network flexible data-rate (CAN FD) standard feature, allowing high-speed networking inside the vehicle. This new microcontroller ensures a high-speed and secure networking experience for automotive body electronics.

Automotive microcontroller is a highly integrated chip, which includes on single chip, all or most of the parts needed for a controller. Microcontroller includes RAM, ROM, serial and parallel interface, timer, interrupt schedule circuitry in a single chip. Automotive Microcontrollers are used in small, minimum component designs, performing control-oriented activities. Automotive microcontrollers are applied in automatically automobile products and devices such as,automobile engine control and operating system, remote control system, automobile audio system and automobile air bag system.

Automotive Microcontroller Market Dynamics:

The major key drivers of automotive microcontroller market is advancement in transportation system such as, in road transportation, rail transportation. Another driver is increase in demand of capacitive touch sensing – button sliders and wheels, in which this automotive microcontrollers are used for automatic control sensing. Safety measures in automobiles also promotes the automotive microcontroller market such as, high temperature control, air bag control. Faster speed of execution of automotive microcontrollers is also a major driving factor for this market. There are some restraining factors in automotive microcontrollers such as its complex architecture. There are some latest trends in automotive microcontroller market such as, which includes combustion feedback engine control, active suspension systems, anti -skid brakes incorporating traction control and digital audio-based entertainment systems. Sensor interfaces and safety system are also in trending in automotive microcontrollers. One of the latest trend in the automotive microcontrollers is use of microchip which improves the connectivity between the vehicle and its moving system, also improves the flexibility of a vehicle in the critical situation.

Automotive Microcontroller Market Segmentation:

Automotive Microcontroller Market can be segmented on the basis of application

  • Advanced Driver Assistance System

  • Parking Assist System

  • Brake control system

  • Electric Control Suspension

  • Airbags

  • Functional Safety Technology

  • Transmission Control

  • Start-Stop System

  • Pump Control

  • Electronic Power Steering System

  • Power Slide Door

Automotive Microcontroller Market can be segmented on the basis of materials used

  • Tinned Steel

  • Nickel-Cobalt Ferrous Alloy

  • Copper alloy

Automotive Microcontroller Market Regional Overview:

The global automotive microcontroller marketis divided into seven regions, namely North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ), Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Japan and Middle East and Africa (MEA). North America and Eastern Europe holds the major share in the globalautomotive microcontroller marketin terms of production and revenue sharing. Followed by North America and Eastern Europe is APEJ and Western Europe are expected to grow relatively at a higher CAGR during the forecast period since the use of automotive microcontroller improving the safety measures and makes transportation easy. The global automotive microcontroller marketin Japan is well established and expected to grow at average CAGR over the forecast period. MEA and Latin America are expected to expand at sluggish growth rate due to political and economic turmoil in the region.   

Automotive Microcontroller Market Regional Segmentation:

Asia Pacific is likely to dominate the global market due to progress in economic conditions, increasing vehicle production, and rising investments by leading industry players in the region. Growing adoption of automobiles for various applications is likely to boost the overall automotive microcontroller market significantly in this region.

Automotive Microcontroller Market Key Players:

  • Texas Instruments

  • Microchip Company

  • Silicon Labs

  • Renesas Technology Corp

  • Intel Corporation

  • Dallas Semiconductor

  • Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe

  • ST Microel- electronics

  • ZiLog Company

  • Freescale Semiconductor Company

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The report provides the following information:

  • Tailwinds and headwinds molding the market’s trajectory
  • Market segments based on products, technology, and applications
  • Prospects of each segment
  • Overall current and possible future size of the market
  • Growth pace of the market
  • Competitive landscape and key players’ strategies

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  • Understand the opportunities and pitfalls awaiting them
  • Assess the overall growth scope in the near term
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