Automotive Electronics Market Size & Share, by Component (Microcontrollers, Processors, Sensors, Actuators); Application {Body Electronics, Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS), Safety Systems, Infotainment, Powertrain Electronics}; Vehicle Type (Light Commercial Vehicle, Heavy Commercial Vehicle, Passenger Car); Distribution Channel {Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), Aftermarket} - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2023-2033

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  • Published Date: Feb 16, 2023
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Global Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2023-2033

Automotive Electronics Market size is poised to reach USD 550 Billion by the end of 2033, growing at a CAGR of 8% during the forecast period, i.e., 2023-2033. In the year 2022, the industry size of automotive electronics was USD 275 Billion. The growth of the market can be attributed to the increasing demand for automotive electronics systems, which are effectively contributing to enhanced vehicle safety worldwide. For instance, it is projected that electronic systems are anticipated to account for almost 50% of the total price of a new car by 2030. Besides this, the significantly rising adoption of electric vehicles and hybrid electric vehicles, along with an upsurge in the demand for infotainment features, is also propelling the growth of the global automotive electronics over the projected timeframe.

 In addition to these, factors that are believed to fuel the market growth of automotive electronics include the rise in the demand for autonomous vehicles, proliferating automotive production, and the surging integration of highly advanced safety systems such as emergency call systems, automatic emergency braking, and lane departure warning systems to lower the road crashes. Electronic parts that are used in automobiles are utilized to be controlled digitally for most of the car’s operations, along with an embedded system that is used in the telematics, music system, radio, anti-lock braking system, parking ability, and safety airbags. With the recent advancements in automotive electronic control units as well as surging investment in research and development, the demand for automotive electronics is on the rise among automobile users, which in turn, is expected to create massive revenue generation opportunities for the key players operating in the global automotive electronics market during the forecast period. For instance, the European Union (EU) invested of more than USD 58 billion in automotive research and development, in 2020. Additionally, the growing replacement of mechanical devices by electrical devices is also predicted to present the potential for market expansion over the projected period.

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Automotive Electronics System: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • An Upsurge in the Number of Road Accidents – Road accidents have surged the demand for vehicle safety with the evolution of cars. Safety features such as airbags and others help to reduce the fatality risk. The automotive electronics market is expected to escalate with the rising number of road crashes so that they can be curbed. As per the World Health Organization’s Global Status Report on road safety 2018 edition, annually more than 1.2 million deaths were occurred as of road traffic crashes throughout the world.
  • Worldwide Proliferation of Electric Vehicles – Recent years have seen a tremendous hike in the demand for and sale of electric vehicles. Passenger electric vehicles are now becoming incredibly popular as of their enhanced range, increased model availability, and improved performance. Thus, the increasing demand for electric vehicle is another major factor that is estimated to boost market growth over the forecast years. For instance, China’s stock of light-duty plug-in vehicles had reached roughly 7.8 million units by the end of 2021.
  • Growing Use of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems – For instance, advanced driver assistance systems were projected to be in use in more than 1 billion cars worldwide at the end of 2020.
  • Rising Number of Electronic Control Unit (ECU) – For instance, as per 2020 data, nowadays vehicles may have more than 100 ECUs, for controlling functions that range from essential to comfort, to security and access.
  • Increasing Demand for Anti-Braking Systems – For instance, in the United States, all cars sold from September 1, 2012, are now required to have an ABS system.


  • High Production Cost of Electric Vehicles – The dynamically rising demand for electric vehicles is also increasing the demand for advanced driver assistance systems, along with the higher cost of lithium-ion batteries, as well as software that is being used in vehicles. These all factors are subsequently increasing the production cost of electric vehicles, which is estimated to hamper the growth of the market during the forecast period.
  • Lower Penetration of Electronic Systems in Developing Countries
  • Complicated Software Designs

Automotive Electronics Market: Key Insights

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Forecast Year




Base Year Market Size (2022)

USD 275 Billion

Forecast Year Market Size (2033)

USD 550 Billion

Regional Scope

  • North America (U.S., and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, NORDIC, Rest of Europe)
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC North Africa, South Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa)
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Automotive Electronics Segmentation

Vehicle Type (Light Commercial Vehicle, Heavy Commercial Vehicle, Passenger Car)

The global automotive electronics market is segmented and analyzed for demand and supply by vehicle type into light commercial vehicle, heavy commercial vehicle, and passenger car. Out of the three types of segments, the passenger car segment is anticipated to garner the largest revenue by the end of 2033. The growth of the segment can be attributed to the growing demand for cars along with the surge in the sale of passenger cars worldwide. For instance, it was found that more than 55 million units of passenger cars were sold globally in the year 2021, showing an increase of nearly 4% from 2020. Moreover, the massive surge in the production of passenger cars is another key factor that is anticipated to accelerate the market growth of automotive electronics throughout the forecast period.

Application {Body Electronics, Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS), Safety Systems, Infotainment, Powertrain Electronics}

The global automotive electronics market is also segmented and analyzed for demand and supply by application into body electronics, advanced driver assistance system (ADAS), safety systems, infotainment, powertrain electronics, and others. Amongst these segments, the powertrain electronics segment is expected to garner a significant share over the forecast period. Powertrain electronics are key components such as the engine, gearbox, and transmission that help the vehicle move by supplying and managing electric power. Therefore, automotive manufacturers are spending huge amounts on research and development of more efficient automotive powertrain electronics. Besides this, simultaneous electrification in the automotive industry is also boosting the expansion of the power electronics segment. This, as a result, is projected to create several opportunities for the growth of the segment in the coming years.

Our in-depth analysis of the global market includes the following segments:

          By Component

  • Microcontrollers
  • Processors
  • Sensors
  • Actuators
  • Others

          By Application

  • Body Electronics
  • Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS)
  • Safety Systems
  • Infotainment
  • Powertrain Electronics
  • Others

           By Vehicle Type

  • Light Commercial Vehicle
  • Heavy Commercial Vehicle
  • Passenger Car

            By Distribution Channel

  • Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)
  • Aftermarket

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Automotive Electronics System - Regional Synopsis

Asia Pacific Market Forecast

The Asia Pacific automotive electronics market, amongst the market in all the other regions, is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2033. The growth of the market can be attributed majorly to the escalating sale of vehicles along with the rising production of vehicles. For instance, in India, the auto industry produced around 22,933,000 vehicles from April 2021 to March 2022. As for burgeoning electronic component manufacturing operations, nations such as Taiwan, Malaysia, South Korea, and Thailand have considerably contributed to the market expansion in the region. Further, the presence of a strong automobile network in the region, and the rapidly growing penetration of vehicles, are also anticipated to contribute to the market growth in the region. In addition, the surge in the proportion of technologically advanced manufacturing units is also anticipated to boost the market growth during the forecast period.

Europe Market Forecast

Furthermore, the Europe automotive electronics market is also estimated to display notable market growth by the end of 2033. The growth of the market can be attributed to the existence of major automotive manufacturers such as Skoda, BMW, Volkswagen, and so on in the region. In addition to this, the growing awareness regarding the safety and security features in a vehicle, and the massively rising count of prominent automobile assembly and engine production factories are some further significant factors that are projected to accelerate the automotive electronics market in the region over the projected time frame. For instance, in Europe, there are approximately 306 automotive manufacturing and engine manufacturing plants that manufacture passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, heavy-duty vehicles, buses, and engines.

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Companies Dominating the Automotive Electronics System Landscape

    • VALEO
      • Company Overview
      • Business Strategy
      • Key Product Offerings
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Performance Indicators
      • Risk Analysis
      • Recent Development
      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • DENSO Corporation
    • Robert Bosch GmbH
    • Continental AG
    • Visteon Corporation
    • Infineon Technologies AG
    • HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
    • Hitachi, Ltd.
    • Renesas Electronics Corporation
    • Texas Instruments Incorporated


In The News

  • VALEO signed an agreement with the Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) and the French Alternative Energies to conduct advanced research in power electronics to prepare for upcoming electric mobility.

  • DENSO Corporation is ready to provide electrification components to Toyota and Subaru’s all-new, all-electric bZ4X and SOLTERRA.

Author Credits:  Harshita Srivastava, Saima Khursheed

  • Report ID: 4472
  • Published Date: Feb 16, 2023
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

An upsurge in the number of road accidents, worldwide proliferation in electric vehicles, and growing use of advanced driver assistance systems are the major factors driving the market growth.

The market is anticipated to attain a CAGR of 8% over the forecast period, i.e., 2023-2033.

High production cost of electric vehicles, lower penetration of electronic systems in developing countries, and complicated software designs are estimated to be the growth hindering factors for the market expansion.

The market in the Asia Pacific region is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2033 and provide more business opportunities in the future.

The major players in the market are VALEO, DENSO Corporation, Robert Bosch GmbH, Continental AG, Visteon Corporation, Infineon Technologies AG, HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA, Hitachi, Ltd., and others.

The company profiles are selected based on the revenues generated from the product segment, the geographical presence of the company which determines the revenue generating capacity as well as the new products being launched into the market by the company.

The market is segmented by component, application, vehicle type, distribution channel, and by region.

The passenger car segment is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2033 and display significant growth opportunities.
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