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Review the Key Market Drivers for Vehicle Rearview Mirrors.

DUBLIN, Ireland -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of "Global Market Review Of Automotive Rearview Mirrors - Forecasts To 2013" to their offering.

The humble rearview mirror has been transformed over the last decade into a high-tech electronic module. Compasses and temperature displays, remote keyless entry receivers, trip function displays, telematics capabilities, global positioning systems and microphones are all typical of the added-value functions found in today's mirrors. In fact, about half of the mirrors Gentex Corp sells come with some sort of advanced electronic feature, and we can expect even more integrated technologies to come.

In the fourth edition of this report, just-auto reviews the key market drivers for vehicle rearview mirrors, and updates the market analysis. just-auto's product fitment forecasts predict in detail how the rearview mirror market will evolve in Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America from 2003 through to 2013. The report also provides an updated review of new product developments and sets out brief profiles of the major manufactures in this sector.

Chapter 1 provides an introduction in the form of a market overview.

Chapter 2 identifies the major market players and the emerging markets they have entered in recent history; Hungary, Poland, Russia and South Africa. This chapter also looks at global market shares, market values and volume forecasts for exterior, interior and auto-dimming rearview mirrors.

Chapter 3 offers a technical review which defines the elements of different mirror types, in particular auto-dimming and power-folding. We look at how mirrors have transformed, highlighting existing and potential features of the 21st century mirror. This section also includes a Q&A session with executives at Gentex.

Chapter 4 profiles the major manufacturers in more depth, namely; Ficosa International, Gentex, Ichikoh, MagnaDonnelly, Murakami-Kaimeido, Schefenacker. Each profile includes key company information and financial data.

Finally, the appendices provide a list of models, by vehiclemaker and region, which have Gentex's interior or exterior auto-dimming mirrors fitted as standard.

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