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An automotive cylinder head is a housing for vehicle components such as the intake and exhaust valves, springs and lifters, and the combustion chamber. The cylinder head is located above the engine block. The cylinder head contains more moving parts than any other part of the engine. The cylinder head is sealed in place with the head gasket. The inside of the cylinder head contains a number of passages known as ports or tracks. The air mix travels through a few of these ports to the inlet valves. There are a few other tracks inside the cylinder head through which the exhaust gases travel, while leaving the main block of the engine.

Expansion of the automotive industry is expected to drive the automotive cylinder head market during the forecast period. Increasing efforts being taken by the government of various nations as well as OEMs in order to enhance fuel efficiency and reduce fuel emissions are anticipated to propel the automotive cylinder head market in the next few years.

Based on engine type, the automotive cylinder head market can be segmented into inline engine and V-engine. Inline engine is a type of internal combustion four-cylinder engine with all four cylinders mounted in a straight line, or on a single plane along the crankcase. While, the cylinders and pistons are aligned in two separate planes or banks in a ‘V’ shape in V-engines. However, presently, the inline engines are the most commonly utilized type of engines. The V-engines segment is expected to expand at a considerable growth rate during the forecast period owing to the added benefits offered by V-engines over inline engines such as compactness and the ability to generate more torque at lower rpm ranges.

Based on material, the automotive cylinder head market can be divided into cast iron, aluminum, and titanium. Currently, most OEMs offer cylinder heads for their cars in cast iron owing due to its low cost. However, aluminum is expected to offer tough competition to cast iron and is anticipated to dominate the automotive cylinder head market in the near future owing to its remarkable properties such as the ability to easily form into complex parts and low weight. Titanium offers significant reduction in weight, as compared to aluminum and cast iron. However, vehicle manufacturers are not likely to shift toward titanium for manufacturing automotive cylinder heads since titanium is highly expensive and does not provide a practical solution for mass production of components.

Based on vehicle type, the automotive cylinder head market can be classified into passenger vehicles and commercial vehicles. Passenger vehicle segment is expected dominate the automotive cylinder market in forecast period owing to increase in production of passenger vehicles across the globe. Exponential growth in automotive industry across the globe is likely to drive the market of automotive cylinder head in forecast period.

Based on sales channel, the automotive Cylinder Head market can be segregated into OEM (original equipment manufacturer) and aftermarket. The OEM segment is anticipated to expand at a significant growth rate during the forecast period owing to the fact that automotive cylinder heads do not require frequent replacement or repair and maintenance, since they do not undergo much wear and tear.

Based on geographical region, the automotive cylinder head market can be segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. The automotive cylinder head market in Asia Pacific is expected to expand at a significant growth rate during the forecast period, owing to the expansion of the automotive industry in the region, and the strong presence of key automotive manufacturers in countries of Asia Pacific such as China, Japan, and South Korea.

Key players operating in the global automotive cylinder head market include LINAMAR, Nemak, Sandvik Coromant, Cummins Inc., Brodix Inc., Craftsman Automation, and SIKCO.

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Automotive Cylinder Heads Market

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