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Forecast Analysis: Automotive Electronics, Worldwide, 1Q14 Update

Published: 22 April 2014

ID: G00258492

Analyst(s): James F. Hines


The automotive semiconductor market is forecast to grow to $36.5 billion in 2018, largely due to increased electronic content in vehicles. This report details the trends and assumptions behind the forecast.

Table Of Contents


  • Automotive Electronics Overview
  • Updates Since the 4Q13 Forecast
  • Automotive Semiconductor Revenue and Growth


  • Light-Vehicle Production
  • Features and Functions
    • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
    • Body Electronics
    • Chassis Electronics
    • EV Drive Systems
    • Infotainment and Audio Systems
    • Powertrain Electronics
    • Safety Electronics

Market Model

  • Forecast Components
    • Electronic Equipment Unit Production
    • Semiconductor Device Unit Content
    • Semiconductor Device ASPs
  • Influencing Factors
    • Light-Vehicle Sales and Production
    • Consumer Spending
    • System Design and Functional Integration
    • Features and Functions
    • Supply Versus Demand and Cost Reduction
    • R&D Spending
    • Capital Spending
    • Automotive Industry-Specific Regulation/Legislation
    • Business Performance, Strategies and Objectives
  • Connections
    • Consumer Spending > Light-Vehicle Sales and Production
    • Features and Functions > System Design
    • Device and Package Design > Functional Integration
    • Technology Node > Functional Integration
    • Device and Package Design > Features and Functions
    • Technology Node > Cost Reduction
    • Capital Spending > Manufacturing Utilization

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