Global Powertrain Market: Snapshot

The global powertrain market is likely to grow at a healthy pace in the next few years. A significant rise in the number of players expected to enter the market is projected to offer promising growth opportunities for the market players in the coming few years. According to the market research study by Transparency Market Research, the global market for powertrain is projected to reach a value of US$524.6 bn by the end of 2020. The market is estimated to register a strong growth rate in the next few years.

Technological Advancements to Drive Global Powertrain Market

The growing demand for environment-friendly vehicles is one of the major factors projected to encourage the growth of the global powertrain market in the next few years. The growing focus of the key players on technological advancements and research and development activities is further predicted to support the growth of the market in the near future. In addition to this, the stringent government rules and regulations and the advent of new technologies in order to enhance the fuel efficiency are some of the other factors that are predicted to accelerate the growth of the global powertrain market in the coming few years. On the flip side, the high cost of powertrain systems is estimated to hamper the growth of the overall market in the next few years.

The global powertrain market has been categorized on the basis of component into drive shafts, final drive, differentials, engine and transmission. Furthermore, on the basis of vehicle type, the global powertrain has been classified into defense vehicles, farm tractors, HCVs, LCVs, ICVs, off-road vehicles, cars, and construction equipment. Among these, the cars segment is projected to hold a major share of the market in the next few years, thanks to the rising popularity of rear-wheel drive models.

Europe Powertrain Market to Register Strong Growth in Coming Few Years

Among the key regional segments, Europe is expected to witness a promising growth in the next few years. This region is projected to account for a large share of the market and register a strong growth rate in the next few years. The high growth of this region can be attributed to the presence of several leading automobile companies. Furthermore, North America and Asia Pacific are estimated to observe a healthy growth in the coming few years. The developing nations are expected to offer lucrative growth opportunities, which is expected to support the growth of the powertrain market across Asia Pacific in the next few years.

The global market for powertrain is competitive in nature and is likely to witness a substantial rise in the level of competition in the next few years. The rising focus on the research and development activities and technological advancements activities is projected to generate opportunities for the market players in the next few years. In addition to this, the rising number of mergers and acquisitions and strategic collaborations are predicted to enhance the growth of the global powertrain market in the next few years. Some of the key players operating in the powertrain market across the globe are Valeo, Magna International Inc., Denso Corporation, General Motors Company, and Ford Motor Company.


This market research study analyzes the powertrain market on a global level and provides estimates in terms of revenue (USD billion) from 2014 to 2020. It gives a comprehensive overview of the powertrain industry from all the important aspects of the market. It recognizes the drivers and restraints affecting the industry and analyzes their impact over the forecast period. Moreover, it identifies the significant opportunities for market growth in the coming years.


Powertrain systems find application across various automobile segments including cars, LCV’s (light commercial vehicle), HCV’s (heavy commercial vehicle), off-road vehicles, construction equipments, defense vehicles and farm tractors. Powertrain is the one of the primary components as it powers the entire system.


The exponential growth in demand for automobiles is due to increasing amount of disposable income in developing countries of Asia Pacific. This is one of the major factors fueling the demand in the powertrain market. Furthermore, the increasing awareness about environmental pollution is also boosting the growth of fuel efficient powertrains globally. Engine, differentials, drive shafts, transmission and final drive are some of the major components of the powertrain system.


Asia Pacific is one of the most attractive regions in automotive powertrains market. High demand for automobiles, increasing consumption expenditure and up gradation of automobile powertrain system is the major factors fueling the demand in the automotive powertrain market. A lot of infrastructure development is also taking place in the Asia-Pacific; this is also driving the automotive market as a whole and in the process the powertrain market. Moreover, the developing countries such as India, Japan and China are further boosting the market with the production of huge number of vehicles in the Asia Pacific. Rest of the world (ROW) followed Asia Pacific in terms of market attractiveness. Presence of countries like Brazil and UAE has lead to the considerable growth in the powertrain market due to increased demand of automobiles. However, Europe is the largest market for powertrains. The substantial number of regulations to monitor environmental pollution and presence of elite automobile brands like BMW, Mercedes, and Volkswagen etc are boosting the growth of this market in Europe.


The report is segmented by components, type of vehicle and geography, and also includes the drivers, restraints, and opportunities of the powertrain market. The study highlights current market trends and provides the forecast from 2014 to 2020. The report also covers the current market scenario for powertrain market and highlights future trends that will influence demand in the coming years. By geography, the market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW). The current market size and forecast until 2020 have been provided in the report.


This report also provides strategic analysis of the global Powertrain market and the growth forecast for the period 2014 to 2020. The span of the report includes competitive analysis of various market segments based on the types, module and in-depth cross sectional analysis of the powertrain market across different geographic segments. The components of powertrain market include engine transmission drive shafts, differentials and final drive. To support the strategic decision making, the report also includes profiling of leading players in the industry, their market share and various strategies adopted by them. The Porter’s Five Forces analysis and market attractiveness analysis included in the report provide insight into market dynamics and industry competition.


The report also provides company market share analysis of the various industry participants along with company overview, financial overview, business strategies and recent developments in the field of powertrain market. Major market participants profiled in this report include Continental AG, Denso Corporation, General Motors Company, Delphi Automotive Plc, Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd., and Magna Powertrain among others.

The global powertrain market has been segmented as follows:


Global Powertrain Market: By geography

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World

The report provides a cross-sectional analysis of all the below segments with respect to the above mentioned regions.


Global Powertrain Market: By Components

  • Engine
  • Transmission
  • Drive Shafts
  • Differentials
  • Final Drive

Global Powertrain Market: By Type of Vehicle 

  • Cars
  • LCV
  • ICV
  • HCV
  • Off Road Vehicles
  • Construction Equipments
  • Defence Vehicles
  • Farm tractors

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