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Forecast Overview: Automotive Electronics and Semiconductors, Worldwide, 2015 Update

Published: 08 July 2015

ID: G00277768

Analyst(s): Adriana Blanco, James F. Hines


The automotive semiconductor market is forecast to grow nearly twice as fast as the overall semiconductor industry over the next five years, due to increasing electronic content in vehicles. This report details the trends and assumptions behind the forecast.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Market Description

Foundational Assumptions

  • Automobile Production
  • Automobile Model Mix
  • Automobile Features
  • Regulation
  • Industry Standards
  • Aftermarket Demand
  • System Design
  • Features and Functions

Market Model or Methodology

  • Components
    • Electronic Equipment Unit Production
    • Semiconductor Device Unit Content
    • Semiconductor Device ASPs
  • Influencing Factors
    • Automobile Production
    • Consumer Spending
    • System Design and Functional Integration
    • Automobile Features and Functions
    • Supply Versus Demand and Cost Reduction
    • R&D Spending
    • Capital Spending
    • Government Regulation
    • OEM Strategies and Objectives
  • Connections
    • Consumer Spending > Automobile Production
    • Features and Functions > System Design
    • Module Design > Functional Integration
    • Technology Roadmap > Features and Functions
    • Technology Roadmap > Cost Reduction
    • Capital Spending > Manufacturing Utilization

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