Automotive Windshield Market Analysis - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2018 - 2026

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The automotive industry is one of the key supporters of global GDP and is significantly growing altogether across the years. Likewise, new vehicle models and expanding interest for premium and extravagance segment of vehicles have expanded the interest for vehicle parts and accessories, for instance, a windshield. The car windshield gives a proficient, clear perceivability and assurance from dust, bright (UV) beams, undesirable particles as well as hurtful radiations. Windshields are utilized to shield the driver and travelers from UV rays, dust, wind, pollution, and other remote particles from entering the lodge of the vehicle. Windshields are also intended to support the vehicle structure and are affixed to the vehicle structure by utilizing polyurethane adhesives. Car windshields are manufactured by utilizing security glass which oppose any shattering and limits the danger of destructive wounds. In car, laminated or covered glasses are significantly utilized for assembling of windshields.

Market Dynamics

Some of the significant drivers supporting the growth of global automotive windshield market include increasing vehicle demand and expanding utilization of windshield in the recent in-car display applications. The development in global automotive industry is directly proportional to the development in automotive windshield market. Advancements in technology, for example, smart displays and driver assistance features, are currently getting fused in the budget. The market for display advancements on the windshield such as head-up displays is driven by the growing awareness towards street and vehicle safety. The global automotive windshield market is basically determined by expanding vehicle production, vehicle sales as well as vehicle usage. The rising demand for automotive windshield is likewise prominent in the automotive aftermarket. The post-retail or aftermarket for automotive windshield depends on the breakage due to vehicle accidents and inefficient maintenance among others.

Market Classification

The global automotive windshield market can be segmented on the basis of glass type, windshield position, material type, vehicle type and geography. On the basis of glass type, the global automotive windshield market can be segmented into tempered glass and laminated glass. On the basis of windshield position, the global automotive windshield market can be segmented into rear windshield, front windshield and top windshield. On the basis of material type, the global automotive windshield market can be segmented into thermoset and thermoplastic. On the basis of vehicle type, the global automotive windshield market can be segmented into passenger cars, light commercial vehicles and heavy commercial vehicles. On the basis of geography, the global automotive windshield market can be segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Middle East & Africa.

Report Coverage


Automotive Windshield Market

Analysis Period

2015 – 2026

Historic Data

2015 – 2016

Base Year


Forecast Data

2018 – 2026

Market Stratification

Glass Type, Windshield Position, Material Type, Vehicle Type, Geography

Regional Scope

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa (MEA)

Report Coverage

Market Trends, Drivers, Restraints, Porter's Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Analysis,

Player Profiling, Value Chain Analysis


Market Participants

The major players operating in the global automotive windshield market include Asahi Glass Co., Ltd., Saint-Gobain SA, Nippon Sheet Glass Co. Ltd., Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co., Ltd., ECAM Group, Guardian Industries, Xinyi Glass Group and Safelite Auto Glass among others.

Market Segmentation

Market By Glass Type

·         Tempered glass

·         Laminated glass

Market By Windshield Position

·         Rear windshield

·         Front windshield

·         Top windshield

Market By Material Type

·         Thermoset

·         Thermoplastic

Market By Vehicle Type

·         Passenger cars

·         Light commercial vehicles

·         Heavy commercial vehicles

Market By Geography

·         North America

o   US

o   Canada

o   Mexico

·         Europe

o   UK

o   Germany

o   France

o   Rest of Europe

·         Asia-Pacific

o   China

o   Japan

o   India

o   Australia

o   Rest of Asia-Pacific

·         Latin America

o   Brazil

o   Rest of Latin America

·         Middle East and Africa (MEA)

o   South Africa

o   Saudi Arabia

o   Rest of MEA

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