Global Automotive Ethernet Market 2017-2021

January 05, 2017
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This market research study identifies Broadcom, Marvell, Microchip Technology, NXP Semiconductors, and Toshiba as the leading players in the global automotive Ethernet market. A comprehensive analysis of this market is also presented by application (network backbone, cameras and adass, infotainment, and diagnostics) and geography (the Americas, APAC, and EMEA).

Overview of the global automotive Ethernet market

The global automotive Ethernet market is anticipated to grow rapidly during the forecast period and in terms of volume, post a CAGR of close to 42% by 2021. The rise in demand for luxury vehicles will propel the growth prospects for the global automotive Ethernet market in the forthcoming years. One of the major factors responsible for the continual growth in the luxury vehicle market is the increasing population of high-net-worth individuals across the globe. Also, one of the major sectors that came forward to adopt new technology such as the Ethernet technology was the Luxury and premium vehicles sector. For instance, few luxury brands like BMW and Jaguar Land Rover have already implemented Ethernet in some of their models. Moreover, some of the advantages associated with the increasing adoption of the technology is the reduction in the overall cost of procurement and implementation of Ethernet and improvement in the profit margins of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), which, in turn, encourages a number of OEMs to adopt this technology. Furthermore, it has been anticipated that Ethernet technology will play a significant role in the entry-level and mid-segment vehicles and mass produced segment as well.

The introduction of Power over Ethernet (PoE) will accelerate the growth prospects for the global automotive Ethernet market until the end of 2021. The market has witnessed a major shift from traditional networking devices towards Ethernet cables that reduce the cable volume by carrying power and data on the same cable and is known as Power over Ethernet (PoE). One of the major factors responsible for the growing demand of Ethernet is the ability to power the electronic control unit using data lines that result in the decreasing use of power conversion equipment in a vehicle.

 Competitive landscape and key vendors

The global automotive Ethernet market is highly diversified and competitive due to the presence of a large number of regional and international vendors across the globe. These vendors increasingly focus on the development of the next generation automotive Ethernet to expand their geographical reach and expand the market share. Also, some of the vendors provide sensors and connectivity solutions to various industries such as industrial equipment, automotive, aerospace, and others to expand their customer base.

Key vendors in this market are -

  • Broadcom
  • Marvell
  • Microchip Technology
  • NXP Semiconductors
  • Toshiba

Other prominent vendors in the market include Infineon Technologies, Realtek Semiconductor, and TE Connectivity.

Segmentation by application and analysis of the automotive Ethernet market

  • Network backbone
  • Cameras and ADAS
  • Infotainment
  • Diagnostics

The cameras and advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) segment accounted for the maximum market share during 2016 and will continue to dominate the market during the next few years. One of the major factors responsible for the market segment’s growth is the increasing adoption of Ethernet due to its higher bandwidth compared with LVDS and does not require any shielding.

Segmentation by geography and analysis of the automotive Ethernet market

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA

In terms of geography, EMEA accounted for the maximum market share during 2016 and will continue to dominate the market for the next few years as well. One of the major factors responsible for the market’s growth in the region is the increasing adoption of Ethernet by the luxury and premium OEMs due to the growing number of major luxury and premium automobile manufacturers that are based in Europe.

Key questions answered in the report include

  • What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2021?
  • What are the key factors driving the global automotive Ethernet market?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global automotive Ethernet market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in the global automotive Ethernet market?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global automotive Ethernet market?
  • What are the trending factors influencing the market shares of the Americas, APAC, and EMEA?
  • What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global automotive Ethernet market?

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