Automotive Glass Market Size By Product (Laminated, Tempered), By Application (Sidelite, Backlite, Windscreen), By End-Use (Aftermarket Replacement Glass, Original Equipment Manufacturer), By Vehicle (Light Commercial Vehicle, Heavy Commercial Vehicle, Passenger Cars), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2020 – 2026

Published Date: Jun 2020  |  Report ID: GMI1087  |  Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Akshay Prakash

Report Format: PDF   |   Pages: 240   |   Base Year: 2019




Summary Table of Contents Industry Coverage Methodology

Industry Trends

Automotive Glass Market size was over USD 9.2 billion in 2019 and is poised to grow at a CAGR of 8.4% from 2020 to 2026. Rising glass adoption coupled with development of new iterations of glass design will drive the industry growth.
 

Automotive glass consumption is directly conjugated with automotive production. The glass installation varies with vehicle design and structure. Incorporation of cross curvature windows, roof lining, and glass sweepings in asymmetrical shapes to enhance vehicle aesthetics will boost the market demand. Further, vehicle owners are installing side-glazing made from laminated glass to enhance safety and security.
 

Automotive Glass Market

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Advancement in manufacturing technology aimed at decreasing production costs and simultaneously maintaining optimum quality will influence the industry growth. Designers and engineers are constantly adding structural and technical capabilities to increase material capabilities. Innovations such as electronically tinted glass and acoustic glass are driving consumer expectations, contributing to the increasing product demand.
 

Automotive Glass Market Report Coverage
Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2019 Market Size in 2019: 9,219.9 Million (USD)
Historical Data for: 2016 to 2019 Forecast Period: 2020 to 2026
Forecast Period 2020 to 2026 CAGR: 8.4% 2026 Value Projection: 11,420.2 Million (USD)
Pages: 240 Tables, Charts & Figures: 320
Geographies covered (21): U.S., Canada, Germany, UK, France, Russia, Italy, Poland, China, Japan, India, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa
Segments covered: Product, Application, Vehicle, Distribution Process
Companies covered (27): Saint Gobain Sekruit, Asahi Glass Co., Ltd., Central Glass America, Shenhen benson Automobile Glass Co., Ltd., Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd., PPG Industries, Xinyi Glass Holdings, Duraturf Glass Industries, Corning Inc., Guardian Glass, Webasto, Magna International, Fuyao Group, Fuso Glass India, Pittsburg Glass Works, Gentex Corporation, Shatterpruffe Windscreen, Vitro S.A.B, LKQ Corporation, Dura Automobile System LLC, Solliver, Windscreen Glass Trosch Holdings, Independent Glass Co., Ltd., Paragon Tempered Glass, China Glass Holding s, Euroglas Gmbh, NSG
Growth Drivers:
  • Technological Advancement in Automotive Industry for Enhanced Safety
  • Increasing automotive production
  • Presence of major car manufacturers
Pitfalls & Challenges:
  • Fluctuating prices and raw material demand & supply gap
  • Intensive capital investment and product certification

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Rising safety concerns will propel demand for laminated glass

Laminated glass segment will witness around 8.5% growth during the forecast timeframe led by its favorable features such as resistance to penetration. Laminated glass resists penetration by avoiding the glass breakage into several fragments, ensuring passenger safety in case of vehicle accidents. Probabilities of injuries and damages are minimal as the glass tends to be in the frame. Countries including Japan and the U.S. are initiating fitment of laminated coating glass in windows.
 

Sidelite to showcase quick rise followed by windscreen

In 2019, sidelite application segment held around 34% share in the automotive glass market with its installation on door frame for window section. Increased awareness about vehicle safety is expected to promote the demand for superior products, positively influencing the market size. Increasing segment growth is further conjugated with the aesthetic and design trends in automobiles. Improved interior designs focused on cabin feel and emphasizing on physiology of space has resulted in adoption of lighter cabin colors and slight bump in window sizes that has gradually resulted in increasing incorporation of sidelite glass.
 

OEM to remain dominant distribution channel segment

OEMs dominate the market size due to installation of glasses in vehicles during assembly process. The products are supplied as per the requirements specified by the vehicle manufacturer. Glass suppliers are selected depending on the production capacity and technological capabilities. An increase in the vehicle production is a driving factor for OEMs.
 

Rising vehicle demand to fuel passenger cars segment penetration

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Passenger cars accounted for more than 60% automotive glass market share in 2019 owing to increasing vehicle ownership in both developed and emerging nations Changing lifestyle has led to an increase in the buying power of customers. Passenger car utilizes automotive glass in windshield, sidelight, backlight, and side and rear view. It is used for providing protection from outside environment and plays an important role in enhancing aesthetic feature of vehicle.
 

Increasing styling trends in passenger car coupled with emerging safety norms will drive segment growth. Introduction of safety norms denoting standard thickness of the glass in passenger vehicles are expected to propel the market revenue share. Improved financing schemes has also resulted in easy ownership of vehicles which in turn is set to compliment the glass products demand.
 

Asia Pacific to drive automotive glass market revenue generation

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Asia Pacific market is predicted to register substantial gains through 2026. The abundance of economic resources for assembling and manufacturing of automotive products in countries including, China, and India are among the prominent reasons for regional growth. The presence of established glass manufacturing players such as Saint Gobain, AIS, and ASAHI glass will further contribute to the substantial generation of revenue. Manufacturers in the region are also witnessed to be shifting their priorities to increase R&D capacities to gain a competitive edge, supporting the regional share.
 

Technological edge presents major role in market share acquisition

Rising R&D investments, expansion of manufacturing capacity, and interwinding collaborations are one of the key strategies adopted by the manufacturers. The automotive glass industry share is mildly consolidated with top manufacturers comprising, Saint-Gobain, Fuyao, Nippon Sheet Glass Company, PPG Industries, Inc, Asahi Glass Company, Guardian Glass Xinyi Glass Holdings and Webasto. High flexibility in design and production offers a competitive advantage for the industry players.
 

The automotive glass market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of volume in million square meters & revenue in USD million from 2016 to 2026, for the following segments:

Market by Product

  • Laminated
  • Tempered

Market by Application

  • Sidelite
  • Backlite
  • Windscreen

Market by Distribution Channel

  • OEM
  • Aftermarket

Market by Vehicles

  • Passenger Cars
  • Light Commercial Vehicle
  • Heavy Commercial Vehicle

The above information is provided on a regional and country basis for the following:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Poland
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Malaysia
    • Australia
    • Thailand
    • South Korea
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Mexico
  • MEA
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Laminated glass segment will witness around 8.5% growth during the forecast timeframe, led by its favorable features such as resistance to penetration.
In 2019, sidelite application segment held around 34% share in the market with its installation on door frame for window section.
The industry share is mildly consolidated with top manufacturers comprising Saint-Gobain, Fuyao, Nippon Sheet Glass Company, PPG Industries, Inc, Asahi Glass Company, Guardian Glass Xinyi Glass Holdings and Webasto.
Asia Pacific market is predicted to register substantial gains through 2026. The abundance of economic resources for assembling and manufacturing of automotive products in countries including China, and India are among the prominent reasons for regional growth.

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Premium Report Details

  • Published Date: Jun 2020
  • Pages: 240
  • Tables: 281
  • Charts / Figures: 39
  • Companies covered: 27
  • Countries covered: 21

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