Automotive Drive Shafts Market - Global Industry Analysis, Trend, Size, Share and Forecast 2016 - 2024
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- January 2017
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- 181 pages
Global Automotive Drive Shafts Market: Overview
The automotive drive shafts market across the globe is anticipated to witness a stable growth during the forecast period from 2016 to 2024. Automotive drive shafts are mechanical components used for transferring torque from the engine to the other end of the vehicle before it reaches the wheels. These components are automotive drive shafts made up of steel, aluminum and carbon fiber. Automotive drive shafts made of aluminum are light and sturdy at the same time which enables the drive shafts to be balanced, produce more rotating speed and also reduces the overall weight of the vehicle. Aluminum drive shafts are light and sturdy, enabling the overall weight of the vehicle to be light and require less fuel. Aluminum drive shafts are also more balanced and produces more rotating speed. Steel drive shafts are very heavy and requires a lot of horsepower to transmit torque and rotate. It makes the overall weight of the vehicle very heavy, requiring more fuel to run. .
Global Automotive Drive Shafts Market: Segmentation
By types, the market has been segmented into hotchkiss drive shafts, flexible drive shafts and torque tube drive shafts. Hotchkiss drive shafts are the most popular form of shafts used for rear axle suspension and are commonly found in heavy commercial vehicles and passenger cars. Flexible drive shaft types have high longevity and permits continuous rotation in vehicles even at high speed. These are mostly found in passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. Use of torque tube drive shaft is comparatively less widespread than hotchkiss drive shaft system and flexible drive shaft system. It is mostly found in heavy commercial vehicles with front engine and rear drive. Torque tube drive shaft types are typically heavier and produces greater up sprung weight on the vehicle. The automotive drive shafts can also be judged based on their position which in turn depends on whether the vehicle is Front Wheel Drive (FWD) or Rear Wheel Drive (RWD). Front Wheel Drive vehicles are always the preferred choice since they are more fuel efficient and weigh less enabling the vehicle to be aerodynamic. The FWD vehicles also cost less compared to RWD vehicles, therefore their production and use is higher. In recent years, all the passenger cars and light commercial vehicles are FWD and their drive shafts are placed likewise. This positioning also protects the vehicles in case of accidents.
Global Automotive Drive Shafts Market: Drivers and Restraints
The report also discusses the demand inducing and demand restraining factors. The main drivers have been identified to be the rise in production of vehicles and depreciation of drive shafts whose replacement is supported by an efficient after sales services sector. The global automotive industry is in a reviving phase and is expected to show promising performance over the forecast period. APAC is the largest producer of automotive and is likely to maintain its dominance the forecast period. In recent years the APAC region has witnessed notable performance in terms of its GDP and development of its automobile and automotive parts industry. India, Singapore, South Korea, and Thailand, among other countries in APAC have high growth potential. This region has also experienced a sudden rise in disposable income, enhancing the affordability of passenger cars.
Use of electric vehicles however, is expected to reduce the need for drive shafts since they run on battery which are charged by electric power. Therefore, this factor is anticipated to pull down the growth of the automotive drive shafts market.
Global Automotive Drive Shafts Market: Research Methodology
This report provides the future anticipated market growth of automotive drive shafts during the period from 2016 to 2024 along with a current market synopsis. The report also provides in-depth analysis of the automotive drive shafts market across various vehicle types, shaft types and position types. Various economic factors predicted to affect the demand and supply of automotive drive shafts across the globe are also highlighted in this report. In addition, the report also sheds light on the detailed industry structures, market share of the leading manufacturers and future predictive demand and supply in terms of revenue in order to provide a detailed analysis of the market.
By geography, the global automotive drive shafts market has been further classified into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (MEA) and Latin America. The present market size in terms of revenue (USD Mn) along with forecast from 2016 to 2024 is also provided in this report.
Key Players Mentioned in this Report are:
Some of the key players operating in the automotive drive shafts market across the globe are, GKN PLC. (U.K.), American Axle Manufacturing Inc. (U.S.), Dana Incorporated (U.S), Xuchang Yuangdong (U.S.), Neapco Holdings, LLC. (U.S.) and The Timken Company (U.S.), among others.
The global automotive drive shafts market has been segmented as follows:
Global Automotive Drive Shafts Market, By Vehicle Type
- Passenger Cars
- Heavy Commercial Vehicles
- Light Commercial Vehicles
Global Automotive Drive Shafts Market, By Shaft Type
- Hotchkiss Drive Shaft
- Flexible Drive Shaft
- Torque Tube Drive Shaft
Global Automotive Drive Shafts Market, by Position Type
- Front Wheel Drive Shaft
- Rear Wheel Drive Shaft
Global Automotive Drive Shafts Market, By Geography
- North America
- The U.S.
- RoE (Rest of Europe)
- Asia Pacific
- RAPAC (Rest of Asia Pacific)
- Middle East and Africa (MEA)
- South Africa
- RMEA (Rest of Middle East and Africa)
- Latin America (LATAM)
- Rest of Latin America (RLATAM)
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Table of Content
Section 01 Preface
1.1. Research Scope& Market Segmentation
1.2. Research Highlights
1.3. Research Objectives
1.4. Key Questions Answered
Section 02 Assumptions and Research Methodology
Section 03 Executive Summary
Section 04 Market Overview
4.1. Product Overview
4.2. Market Indicators
4.3. Drivers and Restraints Snapshot Analysis
TABLE 1 GlobalAutomotive Drive Shafts Market Size (USD Mn) Forecast, By Vehicle Type, 2016-2024
TABLE 2 Global Automotive Drive Shafts Market Size (USD Mn) Forecast, By Shaft, 2015-2024
TABLE 3 Global Automotive Drive Shafts Market Size (USD Mn)Forecast, By Position Type, 2016-2024
TABLE 4 North America Market Size (USD Million) Forecast, By Vehicle Type, 2016-2024
TABLE 5 North America Market Size (USD Mn) Forecast, By Shaft Type, 2016-2024
TABLE 6 North America Market Size (USD Mn) Forecast, By Position Type, 2016-2024
TABLE 7 Europe Market Size (USD Mn) Forecast, By VehicleType, 2016-2024
TABLE 8 Europe Market Size (USD Mn) Forecast,By Shaft Type, 2016-2024
TABLE 9 Europe Market Size (USD Mn) Forecast, By Position Type, 2016-2024
TABLE 10 APACMarket Size (USD Mn) Forecast, By Vehicle Type, 2016-2024
TABLE 11 APAC Market Size (USD Mn) Forecast, By Shaft Type, 2016-2024
TABLE 12 APAC Market Size (USD Million) Forecast, By Position Type, 2016-2024
TABLE 13 MEA Market Size (USD Million) Forecast, By Vehicle Type, 2016-2024
TABLE 14 MEA Market Size (USD Million) Forecast, By Shaft Type, 2016-2024
TABLE 15 MEA Market Size (USD Million) Forecast, By Position Type, 2016-2024
TABLE 16 LATAM Market Size (USD Million) Forecast, By Vehicle Type, 2016-2024
TABLE 17 LATAM Market Size (USD Million) Forecast, By Shaft Type, 2016-2024
TABLE 18 LATAM Market Size (USD Million) Forecast, By Position Type, 2016-2024
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