Global Analysis of Weight Reduction Strategies of Major OEMs

Global Analysis of Weight Reduction Strategies of Major OEMs

RELEASE DATE
29-Jul-2009
REGION
North America
Research Code: M37A-01-00-00-00
SKU: AU00618-EU-MR_09218

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Description


This study focuses on various weight reduction concepts and strategies followed by the OEMs.
Geographical Scope: Global – North America, Europe, Asia Pacific
Market Forecast: The study period will be from 2002 – 2015. 2008 is the base year and 2009 – 2015 is the forecast period
System Definition:
Powertrain – Engine (including starter/alternator, cooling and exhaust system) and transmission (clutch, gearbox and shifter)
Chassis – Suspension, steering, braking, driveline (drive shaft, axle, and differential), wheels (including tires)
Vehicle Body – Body In White and Material composition.
Interior and Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning – Seats, trims, glass, cockpit and HVAC.

Table of Contents

Summary of Key Findings

  • Top Strategic Fact Sheet
  • Methods Towards Weight Reduction
  • Vehicle Weight Reduction Potential
  • Key Weight Reduction Techniques
  • Legislations Influencing Weight Reduction
  • Vehicle Weight Band - Europe
  • Vehicle Weight Band - The United States
  • Key Weight Reduction Techniques vs. Cost difference
  • Use of Aluminium in the Car
  • Use of Plastics in the car – Trend by Application Area
  • Decision Making Structure for Weight Reduction
  • Key Conclusion

Weight Reduction - Industry Challenges; Market Drivers and Restraints and Legislation

  • Industry Challenges
  • Market Drivers and Restraints
  • Legislation

BIW

  • BIW – An Overview
  • BIW: Multi-material Concept
  • BIW: Steel Versus Aluminium
  • BIW: OEM – Willingness to Pay

Materials and Adhesives

  • Automotive Structural Adhesives
  • Use of Aluminium in the Car
  • Use of Composite and Plastic in the Car

Case Studies

  • Case Study 2: Weight Reduction in Front-End Modules
  • Case Study 3: Aerodynamics
Related Research
This study focuses on various weight reduction concepts and strategies followed by the OEMs. Geographical Scope: Global  North America, Europe, Asia Pacific Market Forecast: The study period will be from 2002  2015. 2008 is the base year and 2009  2015 is the forecast period System Definition: Powertrain  Engine (including starter/alternator, cooling and exhaust system) and transmission (clutch, gearbox and shifter) Chassis  Suspension, steering, braking, driveline (drive shaft, axle, and differential), wheels (including tires) Vehicle Body  Body In White and Material composition. Interior and Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning  Seats, trims, glass, cockpit and HVAC.
More Information
No Index Yes
Podcast No
Author Kaushik Madhavan
Industries Automotive
WIP Number M37A-01-00-00-00
Is Prebook No