Automotive Exhaust Muffler Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking: Global Market insights 2017 to 2022

Published on : Aug-2017 | List of Tables : 343 | List of Figures : 117 | No. of Pages : 170 | Report Code : FACT133MR |

Functionality of an automotive exhaust muffler is limited to reducing noise from the engine, however, in some cases, it can influence the vehicle’s fuel efficiency. The component’s limited scope of application has undermined the prospects of its global market. Also, sales of automotive exhaust mufflers is taking a hit due to rising cost of the component. The unavoidable backpressure remains one of the most severe drawbacks of exhaust mufflers and continues to be a major engineering challenge for manufacturers. While exhaust muffler sufficiently allow release of gases produced by a vehicle, it compromises on the engine’s firing frequency. Factors as such are expected to deter the global demand for exhaust mufflers in the medium term. According to the latest report published by Fact.MR, the global automotive exhaust muffler is set to reflect a miniscule CAGR of 2.7% over the forecast period (2017-2022).

An automotive exhaust muffler (silencer) is an automotive component that reduces the noise emanated by the exhaust of an internal combustion engine. Automotive muffler is fitted within the exhaust system of a vehicle, though the component is not designed to assist any major exhaust function. There are two primary automotive exhaust muffler designs available in the market - absorptive mufflers and reflective or reactive mufflers. Most automotive exhaust mufflers comprise of a shell, baffle plates, non-perforated or perforated pipes, absorption materials and end plates. Exhaust muffler remains an indispensable soundproofing component in modern vehicles.

Market Taxonomy

Product Type

Sales Channel

Size Type

Vehicle Type

Center Inlet

OEM

1 1/2 - 2 1/2 in. Inlet

Compact Passenger Cars

Dual Inlet

After market

2 1/4 - 2 in. Inlet

Mid-sized Passenger Cars

Offset Inlet

 

2.1 - 3 in. Inlet

Premium Passenger Cars

Center Outlet

 

3 - 5 in. Inlet

Luxury Passenger Cars

Dual Outlet

 

1 1/2 - 2 1/2 in. Outlet

Light Commercial Vehicles

Offset Outlet

 

2 1/4 - 2 in. Outlet

Heavy Commercial Vehicles

 

 

2.1 - 3 in. Outlet

 

 

 

3 - 5 in. Outlet

 

(Additional information, including cross-sectional data and country-wise analysis & forecast is available in the report)

Europe will Continue to Spearhead the Global Automotive Exhaust Muffler Market

In terms of revenue, Europe currently accounts for the largest share of the global market and is expected to maintain its leading position in 2017 and beyond. The region’s automotive exhaust muffler market is anticipated to witness a steady growth over the next couple of years. Meanwhile, the market in Asia-Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) is expected exhibit the highest CAGR during the forecast period. This is primarily owing to robust expansion of the automotive sector in China.

Center Inlet Automotive Exhaust Mufflers will Remain Highly Desirable

Based on product type, demand for center inlet automotive exhaust mufflers will continue to gain traction. Currently, the sales of center inlet automotive exhaust mufflers account for over 23% revenue share of the global market and the figure is expected to remain steady throughout the assessment period.

Competition Tracking

Prominent players mentioned in the Fact.MR’s report include Peugeot S.A. (Faurecia SA), Tenneco Inc., Eberspächer Gruppe GmbH & Co. KG, Futaba Industrial Co., Ltd., Benteler International AG, Friedrich Boysen GmbH & Co. KG, Yutaka Giken Co., Ltd., Sejong Industrial Co., Ltd., Bosal Nederland B.V., and Eminox Limited.

Note: The insights mentioned here are of the respective analysts, and do not reflect the position of Fact.MR

Demand for automotive exhaust muffler will remain sluggish due to lack of innovation and limited application base of the product. Nevertheless, absence of any reformative alternative makes it an important automotive component.

This Fact.MR report discusses key prospects for growth of global automotive exhaust muffler market during the forecast period, 2017-2022, offering pragmatic insights to lead market players towards devising & implementing informed strategies. 

Scope

The scope of the report is to analyze the global automotive exhaust muffler market for the period 2017-2022 and give readers an accurate, unbiased analysis. Automotive exhaust muffler manufacturers, suppliers, and stakeholders in the overall automotive market can benefit from the insights offered in this report. The comprehensive analysis offered in the report can also be of interest to leading automotive journals and trade magazines.

Summary

The report begins with a concise summary of the global automotive exhaust muffler market. This executive summary sets the tone for the rest of the report, giving users the scope of the report. The executive summary includes important facts and statistics on the global automotive exhaust muffler market.

Overview

The next section is an overview of the global automotive exhaust muffler market. This includes the introduction to the market and a standard definition of the product – automotive exhaust muffler. In this section, year-over-year growth and market value is offered to readers. Year-over-year growth gives readers a broader picture on growth patterns during the forecast period. 

The next section of the report offers a thorough description of the latest macroeconomic factors that have a bearing on the global automotive exhaust muffler market. Considering the interconnectedness of the automotive exhaust muffler market to global automotive market and, in general, the global economy, readers will get valuable insights on how international developments impact this market.

In a bid to keep readers up-to-date on the latest developments in the global automotive exhaust muffler market, the report offers readers a roundup of the latest trends impacting the market. As the automotive sector is ever-evolving, staying abreast with latest trends and developments is paramount to formulating key business strategies. Information on supply chain, cost structure, pricing analysis, raw material sourcing, and list of distributors are offered to readers in this section. 

Considering the broad scope of global automotive exhaust muffler market, the report includes a segment-wise analysis and forecast. The global automotive exhaust muffler market is segmented into – product type, sales channel, size type, vehicle type and region. Through this section, the report offers an in-depth country-wise forecast on every parameter associated with automotive exhaust muffler.

The concluding section of the report profiles companies operating in the global automotive exhaust muffler market. Companies of all sizes, including market leaders, established players, and market entrants are profiled in this section. The competitive intelligence offers information on company overview and other important parameters, such as product offerings and key financials.

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