1 INTRODUCTION 20
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 20
1.2 PRODUCT DEFINITION 21
1.2.1 INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS 22
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 23
1.3.1 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR STUDY 23
1.4 PACKAGE SIZE 24
1.5 LIMITATIONS 24
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 24

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 25
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 25
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 26
2.1.1.1 Key secondary sources for automotive actuators 26
2.1.1.2 Key data from secondary sources 27
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 28
2.1.2.1 Sampling techniques & data collection methods 29
2.1.2.2 Primary participants 29
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 30
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH: AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATORS MARKET 30
2.3 MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION 31
2.4 ASSUMPTIONS & ASSOCIATED RISKS 32

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 34

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 37
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATORS MARKET 37
4.2 AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATORS MARKET GROWTH RATE, BY REGION 38
4.3 AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATORS MARKET, BY VEHICLE TYPE 38
4.4 AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATORS MARKET, BY ACTUATION 39
4.5 AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATORS MARKET, BY MOTION 39
4.6 AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATORS MARKET, BY APPLICATION 40
4.7 AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATORS MARKET, BY ON-HIGHWAY VEHICLE TYPE 40
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5 MARKET OVERVIEW 41
5.1 INTRODUCTION 41
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 41
5.2.1 DRIVERS 42
5.2.1.1 Increasing demand for fuel-efficient vehicles 42
5.2.1.2 Rise in demand for advanced automation systems 43
5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 43
5.2.2.1 Low preference for diesel passenger cars 43
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 44
5.2.3.1 Wide array of applications employing the use of actuators 44
5.2.3.2 Stringent government regulations for fuel efficient vehicles in developing nations 44
5.2.3.3 Growth in luxury vehicle sales 45
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 46
5.2.4.1 Rising labor expense in low-cost manufacturing countries 46
5.2.4.2 Weight and cost reduction 46
5.3 AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATORS MARKET ANALYSIS, SCENARIOS (2018–2027) 47
5.3.1 AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATORS MARKET ANALYSIS, MOST LIKELY SCENARIO 47
5.3.2 AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATORS MARKET ANALYSIS, OPTIMISTIC SCENARIO 48
5.3.3 AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATORS MARKET ANALYSIS, PESSIMISTIC SCENARIO 48
5.4 REVENUE SHIFT DRIVING THE AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATORS MARKET GROWTH 49

6 INDUSTRY TRENDS 50
6.1 INTRODUCTION 50
6.2 SMART ACTUATORS 51
6.3 MEMS 51

7 AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATOR MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE 52
7.1 INTRODUCTION 53
7.2 OPERATIONAL DATA 53
7.2.1 ASSUMPTIONS 56
7.2.2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 57
7.3 BRAKE ACTUATOR 57
7.3.1 INCREASING ADOPTION OF ELECTRONIC BRAKE SYSTEM TO BOOST DEMAND 57
7.4 COOLING VALVE ACTUATOR 58
7.4.1 INCREASING DEMAND FOR FUEL EFFICIENCY IS EXPECTED TO DRIVE DEMAND 58
7.5 EGR ACTUATOR 59
7.5.1 STRINGENT EMISSION REGULATIONS TO DRIVE MARKET GROWTH 59
7.6 GRILL SHUTTER ACTUATOR 60
7.6.1 ADVANCEMENTS IN TECHNOLOGY TO DRIVE MARKET GROWTH 60
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7.7 HEADLAMP ACTUATOR 61
7.7.1 IMPROVEMENTS IN LIGHTENING SYSTEMS TO DRIVE MARKET GROWTH 61
7.8 HOOD LIFT ACTUATOR 62
7.8.1 EASE OF MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR TO DRIVE MARKET GROWTH 62
7.9 HVAC ACTUATOR 63
7.9.1 ADVANCEMENTS IN TECHNOLOGY TO DRIVE MARKET GROWTH 63
7.10 POWER SEAT ACTUATOR 64
7.10.1 INCREASE IN DEMAND FOR LUXURY VEHICLES TO DRIVE MARKET GROWTH 64
7.11 POWER WINDOW ACTUATOR 65
7.11.1 INCREASE IN DEMAND FOR COMFORT FEATURES TO DRIVE MARKET GROWTH 65
7.12 QUICK ATTACH ACTUATOR 66
7.12.1 NEED FOR EASE OF OPERATIONS TO DRIVE MARKET GROWTH 66
7.13 STEERING COLUMN ADJUSTMENT ACTUATOR 67
7.13.1 GROWING TREND OF RENTING LUXURY CARS TO DRIVE MARKET GROWTH 67
7.14 SUNROOF ACTUATOR 68
7.14.1 INCREASE IN DEMAND FOR VEHICLE COMFORT AND SAFETY FEATURES TO DRIVE MARKET GROWTH 68
7.15 TAILGATE ACTUATOR 69
7.15.1 INCREASING DEMAND FOR PREMIUM CARS TO DRIVE THE MARKET 69
7.16 THROTTLE ACTUATOR 70
7.16.1 ADVANCEMENTS IN ELECTRONICS TO DRIVE MARKET GROWTH 70
7.17 TURBO ACTUATOR 71
7.17.1 ENGINE DOWNSIZING TREND AND INCREASED DEMAND FOR LOW-EMISSION VEHICLES TO DRIVE MARKET GROWTH 71
7.18 TELESCOPIC NOZZLE ACTUATORS 72
7.18.1 GOVERNMENT MANDATES AND TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS TO DRIVE MARKET GROWTH 72
7.19 PIEZOELECTRIC ACTUATOR 73
7.19.1 LOW MAINTENANCE COST TO DRIVE MARKET GROWTH 73
7.20 KEY INDUSTRIAL INSIGHTS 74

8 AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATOR MARKET, BY APPLICATION 75
8.1 INTRODUCTION 76
8.2 OPERATIONAL DATA 76
8.2.1 ASSUMPTIONS 78
8.2.2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 79
8.3 ENGINE ACTUATOR 79
8.3.1 STRINGENT EMISSION NORMS AND INCREASED DEMAND FOR FUEL-EFFICIENT VEHICLES TO DRIVE THE MARKET 79
8.4 BODY CONTROL & EXTERIOR ACTUATOR 80
8.4.1 EASE OF OPERATION TO DRIVE THE MARKET GROWTH 80
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8.5 INTERIOR ACTUATOR 81
8.5.1 INCREASED DEMAND FOR COMFORT FEATURES TO DRIVE THE MARKET 81
8.6 KEY INDUSTRIAL INSIGHTS 82

9 AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATOR MARKET, BY ACTUATION 83
9.1 INTRODUCTION 84
9.2 OPERATIONAL DATA 84
9.2.1 ASSUMPTIONS 85
9.2.2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 85
9.3 HYDRAULIC ACTUATORS 86
9.3.1 ADVANCEMENTS IN AUTOMATED DRIVING SYSTEM TO BOOST DEMAND 86
9.4 PNEUMATIC ACTUATORS 87
9.4.1 LOW MAINTENANCE COST TO DRIVE THE MARKET 87
9.5 ELECTRIC ACTUATORS 88
9.5.1 REPLACEMENT OF HYDRAULIC & PNEUMATIC WITH ELECTRIC ACTUATORS TO DRIVE THE MARKET 88
9.6 KEY INDUSTRIAL INSIGHTS 88

10 AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATOR MARKET, BY MOTION 89
10.1 INTRODUCTION 90
10.2 OPERATIONAL DATA 90
10.2.1 ASSUMPTIONS 91
10.2.2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 91
10.3 LINEAR ACTUATOR 92
10.3.1 HIGH PRECISION AND LOW MAINTENANCE COST WILL BOOST DEMAND 92
10.4 ROTARY ACTUATOR 93
10.4.1 HIGH TORQUE OUTPUT AND CONVENIENT INSTALLATION TO BOOST DEMAND 93
10.5 KEY INDUSTRIAL INSIGHTS 93

11 AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATORS MARKET, BY ARTIFICIAL MUSCLES 94
11.1 INTRODUCTION 94
11.2 SHAPE MEMORY ALLOY (SMA) 94
11.3 SMART POLYMERS 95

12 AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATOR MARKET, BY VEHICLE TYPE 96
12.1 INTRODUCTION 97
12.1.1 ASSUMPTIONS 98
12.1.2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 98
12.2 ON-HIGHWAY VEHICLE 99
12.2.1 ADVANCEMENTS IN ACTUATION TECHNOLOGY TO BOOST DEMAND 99
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12.3 OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE 100
12.3.1 INCREASING USE OF ELECTRICAL ACTUATORS IN OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES WILL DRIVE THE MARKET 100
12.4 KEY INDUSTRIAL INSIGHTS 101

13 AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATOR MARKET, BY ON-HIGHWAY VEHICLE TYPE 102
13.1 INTRODUCTION 103
13.2 OPERATIONAL DATA 103
13.2.1 ASSUMPTIONS 104
13.2.2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 105
13.3 PASSENGER CAR 105
13.3.1 INCREASING DEMAND FOR COMFORT FEATURES WILL BOOST DEMAND 105
13.4 LIGHT COMMERCIAL VEHICLE 106
13.4.1 INCREASING SUV SALES WILL BOOST THE MARKET 106
13.5 HEAVY COMMERCIAL VEHICLE 107
13.5.1 INCREASING DEMAND FOR FUEL EFFICIENT HEAVY COMMERCIAL VEHICLES WILL DRIVE THE MARKET 107
13.6 KEY INDUSTRIAL INSIGHTS 108
14 AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATORS MARKET, BY REGION 109
14.1 INTRODUCTION 110
14.2 ASIA PACIFIC 111
14.2.1 CHINA 114
14.2.1.1 Rise in vehicle production to drive the Chinese market 114
14.2.2 INDIA 115
14.2.2.1 Increasing vehicle sales to drive the Indian market 115
14.2.3 JAPAN 116
14.2.3.1 Significant technology adoption in vehicles to drive the Japanese market 116
14.2.4 SOUTH KOREA 117
14.2.4.1 Developments in the field of autonomous vehicles to drive the South Korean market 117
14.2.5 THAILAND 118
14.2.5.1 Thailand has the largest automotive production capacity among Southeast Asian countries 118
14.2.6 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC 119
14.2.6.1 Increasing sales of premium vehicles to drive the Rest of Asia Pacific market 119
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14.3 EUROPE 120
14.3.1 GERMANY 122
14.3.1.1 Rising adoption of modern technologies to drive the German market 122
14.3.2 FRANCE 123
14.3.2.1 Rising safety concerns among vehicle occupants to drive the French market 123
14.3.3 UK 124
14.3.3.1 Heavy investments by OEMs are expected to drive the UK market 124
14.3.4 SPAIN 125
14.3.4.1 Stringent emission norms to drive the growth for the Spanish market 125
14.3.5 RUSSIA 126
14.3.5.1 Continuous rise in vehicle sales to drive the Russian market 126
14.3.6 ITALY 127
14.3.6.1 Increasing number of automotive component suppliers to drive the Italian market 127
14.3.7 REST OF EUROPE 128
14.3.7.1 Continuous growth of automotive industry in Eastern Europe to drive the rest of European market 128
14.4 NORTH AMERICA 129
14.4.1 CANADA 131
14.4.1.1 Stringent focus on environmental regulation to drive the Canadian market 131
14.4.2 MEXICO 132
14.4.2.1 Low manufacturing cost to drive the Mexican market 132
14.4.3 US 133
14.4.3.1 Presence of major OEMs in the country will boost demand 133
14.5 REST OF THE WORLD (ROW) 134
14.5.1 BRAZIL 135
14.5.1.1 Increasing demand for passenger vehicles to drive the Brazilian market 135
14.5.2 IRAN 136
14.5.2.1 Major applications in engine will drive the Iranian market 136
14.5.3 REST OF ROW 137
14.5.3.1 Large production of economy and mid-sized vehicles to drive the Rest of RoW market 137
14.6 MARKET LEADERS 138
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15 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 139
15.1 OVERVIEW 139
15.2 AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATORS MARKET: MARKET RANKING ANALYSIS 139
15.3 COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING 140
15.3.1 TERMINOLOGY 140
15.3.2 VISIONARY LEADERS 140
15.3.3 INNOVATORS 140
15.3.4 DYNAMIC DIFFERENTIATORS 140
15.3.5 EMERGING COMPANIES 141
15.4 STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 142
15.5 BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE 143
15.6 WINNERS VS. TAIL-ENDERS 144
15.7 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO 146
15.7.1 NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS/LAUNCHES 146
15.7.2 EXPANSIONS 147
15.7.3 AGREEMENTS/PARTNERSHIPS/JOINT VENTURES/CONTRACTS 149

16 COMPANY PROFILES 150
(Business overview, Recent developments & SWOT analysis)*
16.1 ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 150
16.2 HELLA GMBH & CO. KGAA 153
16.3 CONTINENTAL AG 156
16.4 JOHNSON ELECTRIC 159
16.5 DENSO CORPORATION 161
16.6 MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION 164
16.7 NIDEC MOTORS & ACTUATORS 166
16.8 BORGWARNER INC. 167
16.9 HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD. 169
16.10 STONERIDGE INC. 171
16.11 MAHLE GMBH 172
16.12 EFI AUTOMOTIVE 173
16.13 OTHER KEY PLAYERS 174
16.13.1 NORTH AMERICA 174
16.13.1.1 Nook Industries, Inc. 174
16.13.1.2 Actus Manufacturing, INC. 174
16.13.1.3 Thermotion 174
16.13.1.4 CTS Corporation 174
16.13.1.5 APC International, Ltd. 174
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16.13.2 EUROPE 175
16.13.2.1 Magneti Marelli 175
16.13.2.2 HOERBIGER HOLDING AG 175
16.13.2.3 Cebi International SA group 175
16.13.2.4 Wabco Holding Inc. 175
16.13.3 ASIA PACIFIC 175
16.13.3.1 MinebeaMitsumi Group 175
*Details on Business overview, Recent developments & SWOT analysis might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

17 RECOMMENDATIONS BY MARKETSANDMARKETS 176
17.1 ASIA PACIFIC WILL BE THE MAJOR MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE ACTUATORS 176
17.2 COMFORT ACTUATORS CAN BE A KEY FOCUS FOR MANUFACTURERS 176
17.3 CONCLUSION 176

18 APPENDIX 177
18.1 KEY INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS 177
18.2 CURRENCY 177
18.3 DISCUSSION GUIDE 178
18.4 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 180
18.5 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 182
18.6 RELATED REPORTS 182
18.7 AUTHOR DETAILS 183