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Automotive Hypervisor Market Size - By Vehicle Type (Passenger Vehicle, Commercial Vehicle), By Hypervisor Type (Bare-metal Hypervisor, Hosted Hypervisor), By Level of Autonomous (Semi-autonomous, Fully Autonomous), Sales Channel & Forecast, 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI5866
  • Published Date: May 2023
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Automotive Hypervisor Market Size

Automotive Hypervisor Market size was valued at USD 182.3 million in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at 30% CAGR from 2023 to 2032 driven by the increasing safety & security of automotive systems.

Automotive Hypervisor Market

Weak security and associated risks will act as key constraints is limiting industry growth & adoption. These factors have hindered the widespread use of traffic management. Security vulnerabilities in vehicle hypervisors can undermine trust & confidence among vehicle manufacturers, dealers, and consumers. Concerns about potential cyberattacks or unauthorized access to critical traffic can hinder the use of traffic control systems as potential customers may be reluctant to use technology that can affect vehicle safety.

Automotive Hypervisor Market Trends

The proliferation of autonomous cars through software engineering and machine learning technology is expected to create growth opportunities for entrepreneurs. Greater adoption of hypervisors to power infotainment systems is also expected to support automotive hypervisor market growth. High demand for vehicle management systems in aftermarket applications such as in-vehicle improvements is expected to drive business expansion by 2032.

Furthermore, Technological advancements have improved in-vehicle transportation and connectivity in the automotive industry. Virtualization technology can provide solutions to many design problems associated with multi-vehicle systems. The introduction of Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS), infotainment, vehicle automation, and travel assistance is also expected to increase the demand for autonomous hypervisors in vehicles. These factors are expected to propel market growth by 2032.

Automotive Hypervisor Market Analysis

The passenger vehicle segment dominated 65% of the automotive hypervisor market share in 2022 and is expected to grow at a lucrative pace by 2032. Passenger vehicle sales are driven by the increasing consumer demand for personal transportation options. Passenger cars are often at the forefront of advancements in the automotive industry. Manufacturers continue to introduce new features such as enhanced infotainment, driver assistance, connectivity options, and enhanced security. These features attract customers, further supporting sector growth. The rapid pace of urban development has also led to increased demand as more and more people travel for work, education, and leisure.

Automotive Hypervisor Market Size, By Vehicle Type,

The bare-metal automotive hypervisor industry is poised to witness 32% between 2023 and 2032. Bare-metal hypervisor are designed to run directly on the underlying hardware without the need for an operating system. As the hypervisor has direct access to the hardware, resource utilization is ensured, resulting in better performance and lower overhead. Type 1 hypervisors provide strong isolation between different Virtual Machines (VMs) and guest workloads. By working directly on the hardware, they provide excellent security features and isolation mechanisms that reduce the risk of unauthorized access to the VM.

The increasing use of virtualization in industries, such as IT, telecom, and finance, is driving the need for type 1 hypervisors. Organizations seek solutions that provide efficiency, security, and scalability, making Type 1 hypervisors a sustainable choice.

Automotive Hypervisor Revenue Market Share, By Hypervisor Type,

The semi-autonomous segment captured 80% of the automotive hypervisor market share in 2022 and will grow at a lucrative pace by. Semi-autonomous hypervisors ensure compatibility & interoperability of software by enabling efficient deployment, real-time execution, and secure communication. The automotive industry has integrated semi-autonomous features such as cruise control, lane assist, and self-parking. These tasks require advanced software systems and the integration of multiple devices, making vehicle hypervisors essential for managing complex software. The development and use of semi-autonomous driving technology are influenced by regulatory frameworks & business models. A vehicle management system that meets safety standards and ensures compliance can provide a competitive advantage in the market.

Germany Automotive Hypervisor Revenue Market,

The Europe automotive hypervisor industry held the highest industry share of 40% in 2022. The region is witnessing growing adoption of Electric Vehicles (EVs) and Autonomous Vehicles (AVs). Governments and regulators in countries, such as UK, Germany, and France, actively support electricity & vehicle management through policies and incentives. Automotive hypervisors play an important role in managing the complex software required by battery electric vehicle & AVs including battery management, power management, and autonomous driving.

The rising per capita income in emerging markets, such as UK and Germany, has increased the purchasing power of consumers. This is expected to lead to an increase in passenger car sales, supporting market growth. The low labor cost of mass-produced vehicles has encouraged companies to establish factories in the region. The entry of local players into the construction industry with new models is expected to support regional automotive hypervisor market expansion.

Automotive Hypervisor Market Share

Major companies operating in the automotive hypervisor industry include 

  • BlackBerry QNX
  • Renesas Electronics Corporation
  • NXP Semiconductors
  • Wind River Systems, Inc.
  • Green Hills Software
  • Elektrobit (EB)
  • OpenSynerg
  • TTTech Auto
  • Aicas
  • Sysgo AG

Automotive Hypervisor Industry News:

  • In November 2021, Continental partnered with AWS to build a connected car platform. The partnership aimed to leverage AWS' cloud computing and data analytics capabilities to enable new digital services & vehicle software updates.
  • In June 2020, Nvidia and Mercedes-Benz collaborated to create next-generation automobile computing and smart cockpits. The partnership aimed to bring smart technology capabilities and software-defined architecture to Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

This market research report on automotive hypervisor includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Million) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Vehicle Type

  • Passenger cars
  • Commercial vehicles

Market, By Hypervisor Type

  • Bare-Metal Hypervisor
  • Hosted Hypervisor

Market, By Level of Autonomous

  • Semi-autonomous
  • Fully autonomous

Market, By Sales Channel

  • OEM
  • Aftermarket

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

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


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of automotive hypervisor was worth USD 182.3 million in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at 30% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, attributed to increasing use of vehicle hypervisors by automobile manufacturers to ensure safety & security of their vehicles, thereby gaining the trust of consumers and regulatory bodies.

The semi-autonomous segment dominated 80% of the automotive hypervisor industry share in 2022 and is expected to grow at a lucrative pace by 2032, as these hypervisors ensure compatibility & interoperability of software by enabling efficient deployment, real-time execution, and secure communication.

The automotive hypervisor sector in Europe accounted for 40% share in 2022 owing to growing adoption of Electric Vehicles (EVs) and Autonomous Vehicles (AVs), along with active support of regional governments for electricity & vehicle management through policies and incentives.

BlackBerry QNX, Renesas Electronics Corporation, NXP Semiconductors, Wind River Systems, Inc., Green Hills Software, Elektrobit (EB), OpenSynerg, TTTech Auto, Aicas, and Sysgo AG.

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