Automotive Seat Climate Systems Market: Overview

Automotive seat climate technology keeps up driver and traveler's seats temperature to an agreeable level during travels. The technology warms the seats in icy temperature and to cool the seats in tropical and hot conditions.

Automotive seat climate systems comprises of the following parts – electronic control unit (ECU), seat ventilation system, seat warming system and neck conditioner system. The ECU framework is inserted in an automotive seat climate framework and controls its general functioning. Seat ventilation system gives a comfortable sensation to the driver and traveler seats by evacuating the warmth caught between the body and seat in tropical situations. Seat warming systems help to control the temperature of the vehicle seat. Fans and incorporated thermoelectric technology influence the seats to warm or cool as indicated by client needs. Neck conditioner gives warmed or cooled air through seat necks giving solace to driver and travelers.

Rising infiltration of luxury vehicles over the world is foreseen to build the interest for automotive seat climate systems. Aside from extravagance vehicles, seat climate technology is right now being introduced in mid-level traveler and business vehicles. Rising interest for vehicles over the world is expected to build the interest for automotive seat climate systems. Ascend in the normal time of vehicles over the world means expanded upkeep cost which will along these lines increment the interest for automotive seat climate systems. A noteworthy open door for the automotive seat climate systems market is the rising acknowledgment of electric and half and half vehicles over the world. Major automotive makers' intends to offer a large number of electric vehicles in future.

Automotive seat climate technology helps to maintain driver and passenger’s seats temperature to a comfortable level during journeys. The technology helps to heat the seats in cold temperature and to cool the seats in tropical and hot environments.

Automotive seat climate systems consists of the following parts electronic control unit (ECU), seat ventilation system, seat heating system and neck conditioner system. The ECU system is embedded in an automotive seat climate system and controls its overall working. Seat ventilation system provides a comfortable sensation to driver and passenger seats by removing the heat trapped between the body and seat in tropical environments. Seat heating systems helps to control the temperature of vehicle seat. Fans and integrated thermoelectric technology makes the seats warm or cool according to customer needs. Neck conditioner provide heated or cooled air through seat necks providing comfort to driver and passengers.   

By parts, the market is segmented into electronic control unit (ECU), seat ventilation system, seat heating system and neck conditioner system. By vehicle type, the market is categorized into passenger vehicles, heavy commercial vehicles, light commercial vehicles and off-road vehicles. The market share of passenger vehicles is more than the share of other commercial vehicles.

By geography, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America. North America is a leading automotive seat climate systems market. In North America, the U.S is the dominant market as it is the second largest automotive market in the world. Other significant markets in this region are Canada and Mexico. Asia Pacific is a leading automotive seat climate systems market. In Asia Pacific, China is the leading automotive seat climate systems market. Other significant markets in the region are Japan, South Korea and India. Europe is also a major automotive seat climate systems market. Germany is the primary automotive seat climate systems market as it is also the largest automotive market in Europe. Other major markets in the region are the U.K, France, Italy, Spain, Belgium and Netherlands among others. In Middle East & Africa, the major automotive seat climate systems markets are Iran and South Africa. Iran is a significant market in the Middle East & Africa. In Latin America, the major seat climate systems markets are Brazil and Argentina. Brazil is the largest market in Latin America. Currently Brazil is going through a recession which is expected to be over by the end of 2017.

Rising penetration of luxury vehicles across the world is anticipated to increase the demand for automotive seat climate systems. Apart from luxury vehicles, seat climate technology is currently being installed in mid-level passenger and commercial vehicles. Rising demand for vehicles across the world is anticipated to increase the demand for automotive seat climate systems. Rise in average age of vehicles across the world means increased maintenance cost which will subsequently increase the demand for automotive seat climate systems. A major opportunity for the automotive seat climate systems market is the rising acceptance of electric and hybrid vehicles across the world. Major automotive manufacturers’ plans to sell thousands of electric vehicles in future.  

The report provides the various competitive strategies adopted by key players operating in the market to gain market share. Company profiles include company details, market presence by segment and geography, strategic overview, SWOT analysis and historical revenue. The report also contains details of market share analysis of key players in the market. Major firms operating in the automotive seat climate systems market are Kongsberg Automotive (Norway), Gentherm (the U.S), Grammer AG (Germany), Seat Comfort Systems (the U.S), Proseat GmbH (Germany), Continental AG (Germany), Marlow Industries, Inc. (the U.S), Tata AutoComp Systems Ltd (India), Magna International Inc. (Canada), and Lear Corporation (the U.S).

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  • North America (U.S. and Canada)
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