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The global chassis sector report: an analysis of the braking, steering & suspension markets

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1: Introduction
Modules & systems: a definition
The passenger vehicle chassis

Chapter 2: Executive summary
Springs and dampers

Chapter 3: Key market drivers
CO2 regulation driving change
CO2 legislation in the major vehicle markets
North America
Upcoming CO2 standards to 2020 and beyond
Materials and weight reduction
Increasing vehicle electrification
Global automotive production trends
European market
North American market
Chinese market

Chapter 4: Braking components, modules and systems
Brake foundation components and modules
Brake control systems
Alternative solutions:
Antilock brake systems (ABS)
Electronic stability control (ESC)
Outlook & forecast to 2022
Electronic stability control
Electro-hydraulic braking (EHB)
Electro-mechanical braking (EMB)
Electro-mechanical park brake (EMPB)
Regenerative braking
Outlook & forecast to 2022 - Light vehicle braking
Drum brakes
Future developments and innovation
Electronics and integration
Braking and collision mitigation
Collision avoidance
Collision mitigation braking systems (CMBS)
Forward collision warning (FCW)

Chapter 5: Suspension and damping
Overview and general trends
Suspension modules
Springs and dampers
Damping technology
Monotube dampers
Twin-tube dampers
Sensitive damping control
Air springs
BWI manual selectable ride
BWI Bi-state real time damping system
Active damping systems
Tenneco Continuously Controlled Electric Suspension
Tenneco Kinetic H2 CES system
ZF's Continuous Damping Control (CDC)
Magneto-rheological damping
Mazda Skyhook Damping Suspension (M-SDS)
Future innovations
Electromagnetic Regenerative Suspension (EMS)
Predictive suspension
Outlook and forecast to 2022
Springs and dampers

Chapter 6: Steering
Hydraulic Power Assisted Steering (HPAS)
Electro-Hydraulic Power Assisted Steering (EHPAS)
Electric Power Assisted Steering (EPAS)
Rear Wheel Steering
Active Steering
Active collision avoidance steering
Drive-by-wire/fully electronic steering
Market players
Steering market outlook to 2022

Chapter 7: Manufacturers
BWI Group
China Automotive Systems (CAAS)
Continental Automotive
KYB Corporation
Magneti Marelli
Mando Corporation
NHK Spring
ThyssenKrupp Bilstein
TRW Automotive
ZF Group
ZF Lenksysteme (now referred to as Robert Bosch Automotive Steering GmbH)

Chapter 8: OEM system technology trends - who takes what and why?
General Motors
Land Rover
Volkswagen Group

Chapter 9: Modular sourcing trends
Modular platforms becoming reality
Opportunities and risks

Chapter 10: Technology roadmap
System integration and interaction
The intelligent chassis
Autonomous passenger cars

List of tables:

  • Table 1: Current EU emission standards for passenger cars (ECE + EUDC chassis dynamometer test)
  • Table 2: China's fuel consumption standards, 2005 to present (L/100km)
  • Table 3: Summary of European Parliament 2020 emissions target - key provisions
  • Table 4: CO2 emissions and weight by manufacturer 2011 fleet with 2015 and 2020 CO2 targets (passenger vehicles only)
  • Table 5: Light vehicle production forecast: Europe (2014 - 2022)
  • Table 6: Light vehicle production forecast: North America (2014 - 2022)
  • Table 7: Light vehicle production forecast: China (2014 - 2022)
  • Table 8: ESC demand by region (2014 - 2022)
  • Table 9: Braking system demand (2014 - 2022)
  • Table 10: Selection of 2014 Model Year vehicles fitted with ZF's CDC
  • Table 11: Active and semi-active suspension demand (2014 - 2022)
  • Table 12: EPAS demand by region to 2022
  • Table 13: Hydraulic power steering demand by region to 2022
  • Table 14: Unassisted and electro-hydraulic power steering demand by region to 2022

List of figures:

  • Figure 1: Comparison of global CO2 regulations for passenger vehicles (NEDC gCO2/km)
  • Figure 2: Impact of vehicle weight on fuel consumption
  • Figure 3: Lightweight material costs vs. weight advantages
  • Figure 4: Fleet ICE improvements & electrification requirement for 2020 & 2025 targets
  • Figure 5: 2013 regional share of global vehicle production
  • Figure 6: LVP regional production trends to 2022
  • Figure 7: Global ESC demand (2014 - 2022)
  • Figure 8: Global braking system demand (2014 - 2022)
  • Figure 9: TRW's EBC 460 Premium system
  • Figure 10: Bosch's Electronic Stability Program
  • Figure 11: I-Ride suspension module
  • Figure 12: Monotube damper cutaway
  • Figure 13: Twin-tube damper cutaway
  • Figure 14: Sensitive damping control
  • Figure 15: Continental air spring system
  • Figure 16: Tenneco CES system
  • Figure 17: Tenneco Kinetic H2 CES
  • Figure 18: ZF's Continuous Damping Control
  • Figure 19: BWI's MagneRide system
  • Figure 20: Global active suspension demand (2014 - 2022)
  • Figure 21: Changing profile of the global steering system market, 2005-2013
  • Figure 22: TRW rack mounted electric steering system
  • Figure 23: ZF Lenksysteme's EPAS system with motor driving a second pinion gear
  • Figure 24: Global EPAS market share by 2012 revenue
  • Figure 25: 2014 Infiniti Q50 drive-by-wire system layout
  • Figure 26: Global steering products market share by 2012 revenue
  • Figure 27: Demand by steering system type (2014 - 2022)
  • Figure 28: Volkswagen's MQB platform
  • Figure 29: Evolution of the modular platform


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