Dual Clutch Transmission Market Size By Clutches (Dry, Wet), By Vehicle (Passenger Cars, Commercial Vehicle, Sport Car), By Transmission (ICE, Hybrid), By Distribution Channel (OEM, Aftermarket), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Growth Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2019 – 2026

Published Date: Feb 2020  |  Report ID: GMI4523  |  Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Hemant Pandey

Report Format: PDF   |   Pages: 224   |   Base Year: 2018




Summary Table of Contents Industry Coverage Methodology

Industry Trends

Dual Clutch Transmission Market size valued at USD 37.47 billion in 2018 and will grow at a CAGR of around 4.4% between 2019 and 2026. Growing adoption of technologies for reducing carbon footprints will significantly drive the market demand.
 

Rising consumer inclination towards exhilarating driving experience is propelling the dual clutch transmission industry growth. The sports car manufacturers are installing dual clutch transmissions for minimizing the gear shift lag. Moreover, emerging regulations pertaining to fuel efficiency are supporting the installation of efficient transmissions and drivetrains.
 

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Increasing government support and initiatives including incentives for consumer adoption of electric vehicles will hinder the market expansion. Regulatory authorities enact standards including Euro 6 to ban diesel vehicles that emit hazardous air pollutants over the specified level. Countries including Germany, China, France and Netherlands have announced plans to phase out internal combustion engines in the future limiting the market proliferation.
 

Dual Clutch Transmission Market Report Coverage
Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2018 Market Size in 2018: 36.3 Billion (USD)
Historical Data for: 2016 to 2018 Forecast Period: 2019 to 2026
Forecast Period 2019 to 2026 CAGR: 4.4% 2026 Value Projection: 50.8 Billion (USD)
Pages: 224 Tables, Charts & Figures: 265
Geographies covered (20): U.S., Canada, Germany, UK, France, Spain, Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, China, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Iran, South Africa
Segments covered: Clutches, Vehicle, Transmission, Distribution Channel, Region
Companies covered (16): ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Magna International Inc, BorgWarner Inc., Continental AG, Valeo, Punch Powertrain Nanjing, Eaton, Gkn Automotive, Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG, Magneti Marelli S.p.A, FEV GmbH, Ricardo, Volkswagen Group, Kia Motors Corporation, Ford Motor Company, General Motors.
Growth Drivers:
  • Rising stringency on vehicular emissions
  • Growing individual inclination towards sports cars and sports activities
  • Increasing focus on integrated hybrid DCT’s
  • Strong presence of manufacturing facilities
  • Increasing import of transmissions along with rising local JV operations
  • Growing demand for high end and luxury vehicles
Pitfalls & Challenges:
  • Increasing trends for electric vehicles
  • Inability of the dry clutches to sustain high torque

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Dry clutch to bank upon increasing penetration in vehicles

In 2018, dry clutch accounted for over 80% market share owing to rising adoption in multiple range of passenger vehicles including hatchbacks, minivan, sedan, sports utility vehicles and crossovers. Industry players focus on new product launches to enhance their revenue generation that will stimulate the dual clutch transmission market share.
 

For instance, in April 2017, Valeo introduced dual dry clutch transmission technology with combination of advanced gear box and dry clutch allowing low drag, reduced fuel consumption and air pollutants.
 

Superior fuel efficiency will escalate dual clutch transmissions adoption in passenger cars

Passenger cars lead the market size owing to superior fuel efficiency provided in the regular driving conditions. Dual clutch transmission assists in reducing gearshift time during vehicle movement that considerably increases the fuel economy. Rising government norms pertaining the average fuel mileage of the passenger cars will support the product expansion. High consumer inclination towards efficient drivetrains will propel the volume size.
 

Rising hybrid vehicle sales to give impetus to product demand

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Hybrid segment revenue will witness around 7% CAGR during the study timeframe impelled by increasing hybrid vehicle sales to reduce dependence on crude oil. Industry players are introducing new vehicles to cope with the increasing customer requirement for hybrid variants.
 

For instance, in December 2019, Honda Motor Corporation showcased Modulo X for Vezel model equipped with sport hybrid system consisting of 1.5 liters gasoline engine, seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox along with an electric motor. The combination enables superior and efficient driving experience.
 

Innovative repair solution will drive the aftermarket sales

Dual clutch transmission industry participants are introducing advanced repair solutions to strengthen their presence in automotive aftermarket. For instance, in October 2018, Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG announced the launch of wet and dry double clutch repair solutions allowing ease in dual clutch replacement.
 

Further, the segment will witness considerable gains of 3.5% CAGR with the development of transmission systems compatible with multiple vehicle models.
 

Asia Pacific to lead the industry size

Dual Clutch Transmissions Market By Region

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Asia Pacific dominates dual clutch transmission market size on account of the rising government initiatives undertaken to reduce carbon emissions. Increasing air pollution in countries including China and Australia is playing significant role in the adoption of dual clutch transmissions. Further, rising disposable income of individuals and living standards are some of vital factors escalating the industry expansion.
 

Europe will foresee steady growth till 2026 with increasing individual inclination towards passenger vehicles offering high power and torque. High presence of automotive industry participants focusing on developing technologically advanced transmissions will support the product demand.
 

Industry players showcase their products supplied to automotive players that focus on improving vehicle performance. For instance, in November 2019, Magna International Inc introduced dual-clutch 8-speed transmission for Ferrari SF90 Stradale to ensure high torque transfer and reduce weight and emissions.
 

New product development to emerge as a key strategy for industry players

Industry participants are expanding the product portfolio to gain competitive edge and strengthen their industry foothold. For instance, in February 2019, TREMEC announced the launch of TR-9070 dual clutch transmission providing high performance coupled with enhanced torque capacity over 900Nm.
 

The new technology with advanced software and controls assists in swift gear shifts along with multiple driving modes for sporty, normal and track or drag racing. Further, the integration of sensors, clutches and hydraulics into the gearbox reduces the transmission weight.
 

The key industry players include ZF Friedrichshafen AG, BorgWarner Inc., Magna International Inc., Continental AG, Punch Powertrain Nanjing and Eaton. Increasing prominence of OEMs focusing on facility expansion for increasing their production capacity will stimulate growth potential in the industry landscape.
 

The dual clutch transmission market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of volume in units and revenue in USD million from 2016 to 2026, for the following segments:
 

Market by Clutches

  • Dry
  • Wet

Market by Vehicle

  • Passenger cars
  • Commercial Vehicle
  • Sport Car

Market by Transmission

  • ICE
  • Hybrid

Market by Distribution Channel

  • OEM
  • Aftermarket

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

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Netherlands
    • Sweden
    • Norway
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • South Korea
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Chile
  • Middle East & Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Iran
    • South Africa
       

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Asia Pacific accounts for a majority of market size due to rising government initiatives to reduce carbon emissions.
Hybrid segment will witness around 7% CAGR during the study timeframe impelled by increasing hybrid vehicle sales to reduce dependence on crude oil.
In 2018, dry clutch accounted for over 80% market share owing to rising adoption in multiple range of passenger vehicles including hatchbacks, minivan, sedan, sports utility vehicles and crossovers.
The key industry players include ZF Friedrichshafen AG, BorgWarner Inc., Magna International Inc., Continental AG, Punch Powertrain Nanjing and Eaton.

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