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Automotive Fabric Market By Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, Light Commercial Vehicles, Heavy Commercial Vehicles); By Application (Pre-assembled Interior Components, Upholstery, Tires, Airbags, Safety-Belts, and Others); By Sales Channel (OEM, Aftermarket)- Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2027

Published On : December, 2018 REP-ID-1050 Category: Automotive & Transportation

Automotive Fabric Market Overview

Automotive fabric plays an important part in the automotive industry. A good automotive fabric can improve functionality, aesthetics and durability of the vehicles. Automotive fabrics are often used for auto upholstery & interiors that includes interior carpets, seats, headliners, dashboards and other parts of vehicle. Automotive fabric also offers vehicle safety as well as interior ambiance and appealing look to the vehicles.

Market Size and Forecast

Global automotive fabric market is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period. The market is expected to thrive on the back of growing automotive industry across the globe. Increasing sales of vehicles and increased spending of consumers on vehicles ornament are likely to be the key drivers behind the growth of market during the forecast period.

Regionally, the global automotive fabric market is segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa regions. Among these regions, Asia Pacific automotive fabric market is expected to witness significant growth in global automotive fabric market by the end of forecast period. Rising vehicle production in Asian countries and increasing sales of passenger cars are key factors which are environed to strengthen the market of automotive fabrics in this region. Additionally, India, China and Japan are some of the major vehicle producer countries and are expected to contribute significantly in the growth of Asia Pacific automotive fabrics market during the in Asia Pacific region.


Apart from Asia Pacific, North America region grabbed major shares in previous years and is accepted to witness robust growth over the forecast period. Increasing sales and production of luxury vehicles in U.S. and high spending by consumers on vehicle service and up gradation are expected to enhance the demand for automotive fabric market in this region.  Apart from this, U.S. is likely to contribute significantly in the growth of automotive fabric market in North America region during the forecast period.

Further, upholstery segment by application grabbed major shares of market in previous year and is expected to continue this positive growth over the forecast period. Availability of wide range of automotive fabrics such as plastics and leathers that can enhance the interior ambiance and can offer better look to the vehicle are expected to drive the growth of this segment during the forecast period.

Market Segmentation

Our in-depth analysis has segmented global Automotive Fabric market into the following segments:

By Vehicle Type

  • Passanger Cars
  • Light Commercial Vehicles
  • Heavy Commercial Vehicles

By Application

  • Pre-assembled Interior Components
  • Upholstery
  • Tires
  • Airbags
  • Safety-Belts
  • Others

By Sales Channel

  • OEM
  • Aftermarket

By Region

Global automotive fabric market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:

  • North America (U.S. & Canada) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of Latin America) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, Turkey, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg, Rest of Europe) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Malaysia Australia, New Zealand, South Korea & Rest of Asia-Pacific) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Middle East and North Africa (GCC, Israel, North Africa, South Africa & Rest of Middle East) Market Size and Y-O-Y Growth Analysis

Growth Drivers & Challenges

The increasing sales of vehicles are the major factor which is responsible for the growth of automotive fabric market. In addition to this, the global automotive industry is driven by a number of factors such as rinsing consumer’s affordability, growing income of consumers and availability of easy financing options to buy a vehicle. Further, this growth in automotive industry is fuelling the growth of automotive fabric market.

According to OICA, 94.7 million motor vehicle productions was held to be in 2016. Moreover, this represented a Y-o-Y growth of 5.0% as compared to 2015. Additionally, automotive production is anticipated to increase on the account of rising demand. This factor signals promising growth of the automotive fabric market in upcoming years.

Additionally, changing lifestyle of consumers and rising preference for cars over motor bikes is a key factor which has led leading automakers to expand their production range to meet the increasing demand for vehicles across all regions. For instance, total global production of cars in 2016 reached 72,105,435 as compared to 68,539,516 in 2015. Automakers such as Jaguar Land Rovers and BMW are executing aggressive expansion plan to boost the production and sales of the company across the globe. This factor is projected to bolster the growth of automotive fabric market in future.

Growing aftermarket sales of automotive fabric is also strengthening the growth of market across all regions.

However, presence of alternative of fabrics such as synthetic leather, natural leather, and PVC may hamper the growth of automotive fabric market in upcoming years.

Key Players

  • DuPont
    • Company Overview
    • Business Strategy
    • Key Product Offerings
    • Financial Performance
    • Key Performance Indicators
    • Risk Analysis
    • Recent Development
    • Regional Presence
    • SWOT Analysis
  • Baltex
  • Auto textile S.A.
  • Lear Corporation
  • Adient plc
  • Sage Automotive Interiors
  • Suminoe Textile Co., Ltd.,
  • Heathcoat Fabrics Limited
  • Seiren Co., Ltd.
  • Acme Mills Company
  • Others

Scope and Context

Overview of the Parent Market

Analyst View


The global automotive fabric market is segmented as follows:

  • By Vehicle Type Market Size & Y-O-Y Growth Analysis
  • By Application Market Size & Y-O-Y Growth Analysis
  • By Sales Channel Type Market Size & Y-O-Y Growth Analysis
  • By Region Market Size & Y-O-Y Growth Analysis

Market Dynamics

Supply & Demand Risk

Competitive Landscape

Porter’s Five Force Model

Geographical Economic Activity

Key Players (respective SWOT Analysis) and their Strategies and Product Portfolio

Recent Trends and Developments

Industry Growth Drivers and Challenges

Key Information for Players to establish themselves in current dynamic environment

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