The future of the global automotive air conditioning market looks promising with opportunities in segments of passenger car and commercial vehicle. The global automotive air conditioning market is expected to reach an estimated $24.9 billion by 2021 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 5.2% from 2016 to 2021. The major drivers of growth for this market are increasing vehicle production rate, dynamic changes in the climatic conditions and pollution level, and higher requirement of customers for comfort while vehicle driving.

Emerging trends, which have a direct impact on the dynamics of the air conditioning industry, include smaller and lightweight air conditioning system and new features in the functioning of the air conditioning systems.

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The study includes air conditioning market size and forecast for the growth opportunities in the global automotive air conditioning market through 2021 segmented by technology type, vehicle type, and region, as follows:

Air conditioning market by technology type (Volume (Million Units) and $ Million from 2010 to 2021)

Automatic Manual/Semi-Automatic
Air conditioning market by vehicle type (Volume (Million Units) and $ Million from 2010 to 2021)

Passenger Car Light Commercial Vehicle
Air conditioning market by region (Volume (Million Units) and $ Million from 2010 to 2021)

North America Europe Asia Pacific Rest of the World
Air conditioning companies profiled in this market report includes Denso Corporation, Mahle Behr Gmbh & Co. KG, Valeo SA, Hanon System, and Calsonic Kansei Corporation are the major automotive air conditioning system suppliers in the global automotive air conditioning market.

On the basis of its comprehensive research, Lucintel forecasts that the automatic air conditioning system segment is expected to show above average growth during the forecast period of 2016 to 2021. Automatic air conditioning system segment is expected to be the largest segment due to the increasing demand of updated and high-tech comfort features in passenger cars.

By vehicle type, passenger car segment is expected to be the largest segment. Passenger car is expected to show above average growth during the forecast period due to high production rate of the passenger car.

Asia Pacific is expected to remain the largest market due to high growth in mid-size, luxury and light vehicle production, and increasing temperature within region.

Europe and North America are expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period because of high growth in vehicle production and sales combined with growing demand of safety and comfort features in vehicles.

Some of the features of “Global Automotive Air Conditioning Market 2016-2021: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis” include:

Market size estimates: Growth opportunities in the global automotive air conditioning market in terms of value ($M) shipmentTrend and forecast analysis: Global automotive air conditioning market trend (2010-2015) and forecast (2016-2021) by region and segmentSegmentation analysis: Global automotive air conditioning market size from 2010 to 2021 by technology type, vehicle type.Regional analysis: Global automotive air conditioning market breakdown by key regions of North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Rest of the WorldGrowth opportunities: Analysis of growth opportunities in different technology, vehicle type, and regions of automotive air conditioning market.Strategic analysis: This includes M&A, new product development, competitive landscape, and expansion strategies of global automotive air conditioning suppliers.Emerging applications: Emerging applications of air conditioning in the global automotive air conditioning market. Analysis of the competitive intensity of the industry based on Porter’s Five Forces model.
This report answers the following key questions:

Q.1. What are some of the most promising, high-growth opportunities for the automotive air conditioning market by technology type (automatic and manual/semi-automatic), vehicle type (passenger car and light commercial vehicle ), and region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World)?
Q.2. Which segments will grow at a faster pace and why?
Q.3. Which region will grow at a faster pace and why?
Q.4. What are the key factors affecting market dynamics? What are the drivers and challenges of the automotive air conditioning market?
Q.5. What are the business risks and threats of this market?
Q.6. What are the emerging trends in this market and reasons behind them?
Q.7. What are some changing customer demands in the automotive air conditioning market?
Q.8. What are the most notable new developments in the market? Which automotive air conditioning companies are leading these developments?
Q.9. Who are the major automotive air conditioning suppliers? What strategic initiatives have been taken by key players for business growth?
Q.10. What is the competitive rivalry and the threat of substitution in this market?
Q.11. What have been the M&A activities in the last 5 years in this market?