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Global Automotive Transmission Control Unit (TCU) Market 2017-2021

  • Published: Dec 2017
  • Pages: 78
  • SKU: IRTNTR14982
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This industry research report identifies Continental, Delphi Automotive, Robert Bosch, and ZF Friedrichshafen as the key vendors in the global automotive transmission control unit (TCU) market. A comprehensive analysis of this market is also presented by vehicle type (passenger vehicles and commercial vehicles) and by geography (the Americas, APAC, and EMEA).

Overview of the global automotive transmission control unit (TCU) market

According to Technavio’s research analysis, the improvements in the automotive industry have led to the increasing demand for automatic transmission vehicles will be one of the major factors that will have a positive impact on the global automotive transmission control unit (TCU) market during the forecast period. Our market research analysts predict that in terms of units, this market will grow at a CAGR of close to 7% by 2021. The globalization of the automotive industry has a large influence on APAC. More OEMs are entering APAC and advancements based on vehicle technologies such as engine, transmission, vehicle design, and new product developments are expected. Moreover, the innovative technologies such as automatic transmissions in CVT, DCT, hybrid vehicles, and pure electric vehicles are gaining wide popularity in APAC. Countries like China, India, and Japan have deep-rooted auto value chain, with high presence of component suppliers, and improved cost-effective operational structures that increase profit margins for OEMs. Large demand volume is also one of the factors that drive the profit margins and low-cost manufacturing. Due to these advantages and large volume demands, OEMs are adopting new automotive technologies. This will increase the demand for TCUs in the global automotive automotive transmission control unit market.

The development of auto-shift manual transmission system with adaptive transmission control is one of the key trends that will contribute to the market growth. Advanced powertrain systems such as CVTs and DCTs are seen in the automotive market and has resulted in their increased demand from consumers due to their advantages. Moreover, the modern automatics like TCUs and ECUs are working on enhanced systems by delivering smooth gearshifts, with good fuel efficiency and without compromising on the power output. These factors have given rise to developments such as automated manual transmission systems in the market.

Competitive landscape and key vendors  

The automotive transmission control unit market consists of international, regional, and local players. The local and regional vendors in the market provide cost-effective TCUs with few features and functionalities. International players take up a major share of the automotive TCU market and are also expanding their presence in numerous regions. The automotive transmission control unit manufacturers in the market are raising their investments in R&D activities and are widening their customer base. The competitive environment in the market will increase with developments in technology and government regulations.

The leading vendors in the market are –

  • Continental
  • Delphi Automotive
  • Robert Bosch
  • ZF Friedrichshafen

The other prominent vendors in the market are Infineon Technologies, Magneti Marelli, and TREMEC.

Segmentation by vehicle type and analysis of the automotive TCU market

  • Passenger vehicles
  • Commercial vehicles

During 2016, the passenger vehicles segment accounted for the major shares of the automotive TCU market. Factors such as the rising demand for automatic transmission passenger vehicles and the     development of numerous technologies will contribute to the growth of this industry segment in the coming years.

Geographical segmentation and analysis of the automotive TCU market

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA

This market study estimates that in terms of geographic regions, the Americas will be the major revenue contributor to the automotive TCU market throughout the forecast period. The high demand and increased sales volume of sports sedans and high-performance cars and the adoption of better powertrain technologies by some of the prominent automotive brands will drive the growth of the automotive TCU market in the region.  

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 transmission control unit (TCU) market?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global automotive transmission control unit (TCU) market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in the global automotive transmission control unit (TCU) market?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global automotive transmission control unit (TCU) market?
  • 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 transmission control unit (TCU) market?

Technavio also offers customization on reports based on specific client requirement.

The automotive electronics industry globally has been witnessing growth and is subject to rapid changes in consumer’s demands due to the advent of technologies, such as autonomous vehicle sensors and EV charging adapter, and the proliferating need for highly developed direct-injection diesel engines. This upcoming market research report on the automotive transmission control unit, for the forecast period of 2017 to 2021 also includes an analysis of automotive components like sensors, engine control unit (ECU), and vehicle gears.

This industry report on the automotive transmission control unit (TCU) also covers vendors like Tremec, Infineon, Magneti Marelli, ZF, Bosch, Hitachi, Delphi, Mitsubishi, and Continental to offer clients insights into the market’s competitive landscape. According to our analysts, high cost of transmission control units might make it difficult for vendors to increase their profit margins. However, due to the growing demand for automatic transmissions in small car segments, the market may experience growth during the estimated period.

Additionally, to offer clients insights into the growth of this market space, this upcoming market research report on the automotive transmission control unit also covers geographies like the Americas, APAC, and EMEA. Furthermore, it also segments the market space in terms of application and analyzes the growth potential of market segments like passenger cars and commercial vehicles.

Our market research reports for the automotive electronics industry also offer an analysis of rapidly-growing market segments like the global automotive launch control system market and the global automotive heated steering wheel market, which are anticipated to post an impressive CAGR of close to 5% and around 7%, respectively by 2021.

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PART 01: Executive summary

PART 02: Scope of the report

PART 03: Research Methodology

PART 04: Introduction

  • Market outline

PART 05: Market landscape

  • Market overview
  • Market size and forecast
  • Market dynamics
  • Five forces analysis

PART 06: Market segmentation by vehicle type

  • Global automotive TCU market by vehicle type
  • Global automotive TCU market for passenger vehicles
  • Global automotive TCU market for commercial vehicles

PART 07: Geographical segmentation

  • Global automotive TCU market by geography
  • Automotive TCU market in Americas
  • Automotive TCU market in EMEA
  • Automotive TCU market in APAC

PART 08: Decision framework

PART 09: Drivers and challenges

  • Market drivers
  • Market challenges

PART 10: Market trends

  • Development of auto-shift manual transmission system with adaptive transmission control
  • Digital circuitry integrating advanced algorithms for fast gear shifts
  • Varied driving dynamics using paddle shifters: Configurable tiptronic transmission system
  • Increasing gears covering wide ratios for high power and torque performance

PART 11: Vendor landscape

  • Competitive scenario
  • Other prominent vendors

PART 12: Key vendor analysis

  • Continental
  • Delphi Automotive
  • Robert Bosch
  • ZF Friedrichshafen

PART 13: Appendix

  • List of abbreviations

Research Framework

Technavio presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. The analysts have presented the various facets of the market with a particular focus on identifying the key industry influencers. The data thus presented is comprehensive, reliable, and the result of extensive research, both primary and secondary.

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Primary sources

  • Manufacturers and suppliers
  • Channel partners
  • Industry experts
  • Strategic decision makers

Secondary sources

  • Industry journals and periodicals
  • Government data
  • Financial reports of key industry players
  • Historical data
  • Press releases
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Data Synthesis

  • Collation of data
  • Estimation of key figures
  • Analysis of derived insights

Data Validation

  • Triangulation with data models
  • Reference against proprietary databases
  • Corroboration with industry experts
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Qualitative

  • Market drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Market trends
  • Five forces analysis

Quantitative

  • Market size and forecast
  • Market segmentation
  • Geographical insights
  • Competitive landscape
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