May 04, 2021

Front Headlights to Account for Maximum Share in Automotive Lighting Market: Fact MR

by Team Fact.MR

Automotive lighting standards are highly driven by increasing concerns regarding road safety and high innovation in technological advancements in lighting components. Demand for front headlights will remain the highest over the coming years, especially for use in passenger vehicles.

The global automotive industry faced a setback in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic, which affected production and overall sales of all types of vehicles. Many manufacturers had to shut down their production facilities, which resulted in decline in sales across regions such as North America, Europe, and China. However, with things opening up, the market is set to get back to its normal growth trajectory over the coming months and years.

The global automotive lighting market is expected to be valued at US$ 34.8 Bn in 2021, with stable long-term projections, according to latest insights by Fact.MR. The report estimates the market to expand at over 6% CAGR from 2021 to 2031.

Key Takeaways from Market Study

  • Automotive lighting manufacturers are utilizing a large part of their revenue in R&D activities for lighting components. Emergence of new technologies is accelerating market growth. Many car manufacturers are providing components that have better lighting performance, flexible design, and low power consumption.
  • Various technologies such as LED lights, halogen lights, and laser technologies are being used for exterior and interior lightings.
  • Many players are not able to manufacture lighting components due to shortage of electronic components from countries such as China and Japan due to COVID-19 restrictions.
  • Key players in the market are using mergers & acquisitions as one of their key strategies to acquire and maintain maximum market share and geographical share.
  • Front headlights constitute the highest market share, and the segment is expected to expand at a CAGR of around 4% through 2031.
  • Passenger vehicles hold the highest market share, with the segment projected to progress at a CAGR of close to 6% over the next ten years.
  • The automotive lighting market witnessed a plunge in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with a recorded growth of -10.2%.
  • The market in Germany is projected to expand at a CAGR of close to 6% through 2031.
  • The market in India and China is set to surge at CAGRs of around 9% and 7%, respectively, over the next ten years.

“Increase in demand for new and advanced lighting technologies in vehicles that enable better road visibility and provide safety to pedestrians has created significant potential for automotive lighting manufacturers,” says a Fact MR analyst.

Competitive Landscape

The market is moderately consolidated, with key players accounting for more than half of the market share. These players are likely to invest in new technology developments and expansion of their networks in order to maintain their market shares. Some of the key players in this industry are Osram Licht AG, Valeo SA, Koito Manufacturing Co. Ltd, Stanley Electric Co. Ltd, ZKW Group, and Hella KgaA Heuck Co. Ltd.

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The research report analyzes demand for automotive lighting. The global market has been analyzed with the COVID-19 impact, various macroeconomic factors, market trends, and market background. As per the report scope, the market has been analyzed on the basis of application, vehicle, light source, sales channel, and region. The report provides qualitative and quantitative information on various players in this market. This report also tracks the market by both, supply side and demand side.

About fact MR – Automotive and Transportation

The Automotive and Transportation division of Fact.MR provides exclusive coverage and actionable insights about automotive and transportation industry encompassing automotive, aviation, shipping and marine, and railway sector. Market findings and competition intelligence of OEM, aftermarket, services and technology landscape have helped numerous industry stakeholders’ right from automakers, component manufacturers, channel partners and service providers in taking informed decisions and keeping them up-to-date with market behavior.

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Madhu Singh


Consultant - Automotive

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