Global Market Review of Road Wheels - Forecasts to 2013.
Global market review of road wheels - forecasts to 2013
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This Intelligence Set includes the fourth edition of our road wheels report, along with profiles of Alcoa, ArvinMeritor, Hayes Lemmerz, Superior, Topy, Amcast and Accuride.
It offers excellent value for money and will allow you to discover where the market is heading, what the latest innovations are, and how your competitors are performing.
Since being rolled out by the Sumerians in around 3500 BC, the wheel has been constantly re-invented. Today, the main development trends in the automotive wheels industry centre on producing larger, brighter and cheaper wheels.
OEM's also require styling flexibility, reduced weight and high quality from their wheel suppliers today, and although the North American and European aluminium wheel market has grown over the past decade, the pace of growth has slowed recently, and advances in the use of steel has meant that manufacturers of steel wheels can meet alloy wheel designs head on. According to the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), steel wheels are making a comeback as vehicle makers realise that thanks to the development of new high-strength steels and improved design and simulation technology, they can save up to US$200 per vehicle, without making any sacrifice to quality or performance.
This fourth edition of the road wheels report reviews the key market drivers for road wheels, and provides updated market analysis.
The publisher includes market share data for steel wheels and cast aluminium wheels, plus the publisher provides top level market fitment, volume and value forecasts through to 2013.
The report also includes exclusive Q&As with senior executives from ArvinMeritor, Hayes Lemmerz and the AISI. The publisher also provides a review of recent innovations in this arena, plus brief profiles of the major manufacturers, namely Accuride, Alcoa, Amcast, ArvinMeritor, Hayes Lemmerz, Superior Industries and Topy Industries.
Chapter 1: Introduction - A brief overview of the report coverage.
Chapter 2: The market - In this chapter the publisher provides volume and value forecasts to 2013, along with market share data for North and South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Also included are profiles of the market players, along with interviews with some of the key industry players.
The publisher also gives a brief overview of manufacturer movements in the emerging markets, India, Russia and Brazil.
Chapter 3: Technical review - The publisher briefly looks at the history of the wheel, plus the publisher talks about recent innovations, such as Siemens VDO Automotive's 'eCorner'.
Chapter 4: Manufacturers - This chapter sets out profiles of some of the major manufacturers, from Accuride to Topy Industies. Included is information on mergers and acquisitions, products, customers, manufacturing facilities and revenue.
A typical profile contains the following:
Chapter 1: Company dossier - a brief outline of business activity, stock symbol, key executives, financial statistics, customers, and an outlook.
Chapter 2: Worldwide locations - gives the production locations and number of employees.
Chapter 3: Financial Analysis - sales figures, profit, investments, cash flow, depreciation, research and development, and number of employees.
Chapter 4: Competitor analysis - identifies rivals and illustrates market share
Chapter 5: Key events in the company's history
Chapter 6: Analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT).
Chapter 7: Customers - locations of customers are given
Chapter 8: Products - details brands and product ranges
Chapter 9: Product development - recent innovations and product launches
Chapter 10: Prospects
Table of content
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 The market
Q&A with the American Iron and Steel Institute
Q&A with ArvinMeritor's Wheels Group
Q&A with Hayes Lemmerz International Inc
Market value forecasts
Chapter 3 Technical review
Defining the elements
Chapter 4 Manufacturers
List of figures
Figure 1: North American OE market shares of cast aluminium wheels for passenger cars and light trucks, 2006 (% of volume)
Figure 2: North American OE market shares of steel wheels for passenger cars and light trucks, 2006 (% of volume)
Figure 3: European OE market shares for cast aluminium wheels for passenger cars and light trucks, 2006 (% of volume)
Figure 4: European OE market shares for steel wheels for passenger cars and light trucks, 2006 (% of volume)
Figure 5: ArvinMeritor's sequence of standard drop centre wheel, painted/cladded integrated wheels and styled bead seat wheels
List of tables
Table 1: Installation of OE cast aluminium wheels for passenger cars and light trucks in Western Europe, North America and Japan, 2003-2013 (% of volume)
Table 2: Market volume of OE cast aluminium wheels for passenger cars and light trucks in Western Europe, North America and Japan, 2003-2013 ('000s units)
Table 3: Installation of OE steel wheels for passenger cars and light trucks in Western Europe, North America and Japan, 2003-2013 (% of volume)
Table 4: Market volume of OE steel wheels for passenger cars and light trucks in Western Europe, North America and Japan, 2003-2013 ('000s units)
Table 5: Market value of OE cast aluminium wheels for passenger cars and light trucks in Western Europe, North America, and Japan, 2003-2013 (EUR'000s)
Table 6: Market value of OE steel wheels for passenger cars and light trucks in Western Europe, North America, and Japan, 2003-2013 (EUR'000s)
Table 7: Accuride's wheel and wheel-end assembly sites in North America, 2007
Table 8: Alcoa Wheel and Forged Products' locations, 2007
Table 9: Hayes Lemmerz's wheel manufacturing facilities worldwide, 2007
Table 10: Superior Industries' key financial results, 2004-2006 (US$'000s)
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