Wiper Systems- Global Strategic Business Report

Wiper Systems- Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Jul 9, 2013, 212 Pages
US$4,950.00
GIA-MCP1049

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Wiper Systems in US$ Million by the following End-Use Segments: OEM, and Aftermarket. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 38 companies including many key and niche players such as ASMO Co., Ltd., Denso Corporation, Federal-Mogul Corporation, Hella KGaA Hueck & Co., JAMAK Fabrication, Mitsuba Corporation, Robert Bosch GmBH, Trico Products Corporation, Valeo SA, and WEXCO Industries Inc. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.


TABLE OF CONTENTS


 I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations   I-1
      Disclaimers   I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level         I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics          I-3
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study        I-3


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
      Visibility When Behind the Wheel: A Critical  Safety Factor       II-1
      A Review of Longstanding Demand Drivers       II-1
       Global Automotive Production Levels          II-1
       Replacement Cycle        II-1
       Weather Conditions       II-2
       Favorable Vehicle Demographics   II-2
        Factors Influencing the Wiper Systems Market -  On a Scale
         of 1-5 Market Drivers  II-2
        Market Restraints       II-2
       Market Highlights        II-3
       Wiper Systems Market Hit Hard by 2007-2009 Economic Recession    II-3
       Market Springs Back to Normalcy in 2010      II-4
       World Economic Outlook: A Curtain Raiser to  the Future of
        Business Prospects      II-5
        Fiscal Cliff Concerns - A Peek into Its Implications  for
         the Automobile Industry II-6
         Table 1: Percentage Share Breakdown of Budget Sequestration
         of US$1.2 Trillion to be Achieved  Over the 2013-2021
         Period by Spending Area (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)           II-8
        The Current State of Europe’s Debt Crisis:  At Bursting Point?  II-8
         Table 2: Breakdown of Gross Government Debt as Percentage
         of GDP for the Year 2012 by Country (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)           II-10
         European Auto Industry Plans for a Recession  in Year 2013:
          Bracing for Negative SurprisesII-10
          Table 3: European Automobile Market: Estimated Plant
          Capacity Utilization for the Years 2007, 2010, 2011 & 2012
          (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)      II-12

          Table 4: European Automotive Market (2011): Estimated
          Percentage of Plant Capacity  Utilization by Leading
          Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)      II-12
        Slowdown in Emerging Markets Disheartens the Automotive
         Industry   II-12
         Impact of China’s Slowing Economic Growth On the Domestic
          Automotive Industry   II-13
        Global Automobile Sales in the Year 2013 to  Slowdown &
         Impact Demand for Wiper  Systems - Key Research Takeaway       II-15
       Outlook      II-15
        BRICs - The Current Growth Engine           II-16
        CIVETS to Emerge as a Growth Hot Spot  for Aftermarket Wiper
         Systems    II-16
          Table 5: GDP Growth (in %) & GDP Per  Capita (PPP) in
          CIVETS Countries  for the Year 2011 (includes
          corresponding Graph/Chart)    II-18

          Table 6: GDP Growth (in %) & GDP Per Capita (PPP) in BRIC
          Countries for the Year 2011 (includes corresponding
          Graph/Chart)          II-18

          Table 7: GDP Growth (in %) & GDP Per  Capita (PPP) in
          Western Economies  for the Year 2011 (includes
          corresponding Graph/Chart)    II-19
      Market Trends & Issues    II-19
       Steady Car Sales Sustain Demand for Wiper  Systems in the OEM
        Market      II-19
        Opportunity Indicators in Passenger Car Wiper  Systems Market   II-20
         Table 8: Global Production of Commercial  Vehicles &
         Passenger Cars for Years 2012, 2015 & 2017 by Geographic
         Region (In 000 Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)     II-20
       Demand for Wiper Systems in Aftermarket Grows as Consumers
        Retain their Vehicles Longer    II-20
        Table 9: Average Age of Light Vehicles (includes Car & Light
        Commercial Vehicles) in the United  States in the Year 2011
        & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21
       Large Global Base of Vehicle Fleet Offers Potential  for
        ReplacementsII-22
       Performance and Price - Two Key Factors  Influencing Wipers
        Demand in Aftermarket   II-22
        Factors Influencing Wiper Purchases  in Aftermarket - On a
         Scale of 1 to 10       II-22
       Wiper Blades - Main Replacement Component    II-23
       Educating Consumer - The Key to Wiper Blades  Growth in
        Aftermarket II-23
       Timely Reminders for Replacements Boosting  Aftermarket Sales    II-23
       Low Cost & Easy to Install Wiper Systems  Squeezes Demand for
        Wiper System  Components in Aftermarket Segment     II-23
       Trends in the DIY SegmentII-24
        Performance and Worn Out - Key Factors  Influencing Wipers
         ReplacementII-24
        Price - Major Influencing FactorII-24
       Offshore Manufacturing Continues to Gain  Prominence II-24
       Will Nearshoring be the Next Major Strategic  Move by
        Component Manufacturers???      II-24
       Product Innovations and Technological Advances       II-25
        Rise in Demand for Quieter, Lighter and  Cleaner Windshield
         Systems    II-26
        Intelligent Wiper Systems to Drive Growth  in North America
         and Europe II-26
        Growing Preference for Integrated Systems   II-26
        Wiper Suppliers Invest in R&D to Develop  Superior Products     II-26
        Universal Fit Equipment - Growing Popularity  in Aftermarket
         Segment    II-26
        Rear Wiper Systems - Untapped Opportunity  in Low Cost Car
         Segment    II-27
        Enhancements in Wiper Blade Market          II-27
       Internet - Transforming the Supply Chain  Management Process     II-27
       Issues & Challenges      II-28
        Increasing Raw Material Prices  II-28
        Low Cost Wiper Systems from Asia - A Double  Edged Sword        II-28
        Customers’ Casual Attitude Towards Replacement  of Wipers       II-28
       Market Share Statistics: A ReviewII-29
        Table 10: Global Wiper Systems Market (2012) - Percentage
        Breakdown of Volume Sales by Leading Players (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)      II-29

        Table 11: Leading Manufacturers of Wiper Blades Worldwide
        (2012) - Percentage Breakdown by  Volume Sales for Valeo SA,
        Trico Products Corp., Federal Mogul, Denso International,
        Robert Bosch Corp., and Others (includes  corresponding
        Graph/Chart)II-29

  2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW           II-30
      Product Definition        II-30
      When Were the First Wipers Made?  II-30
      Product Segments          II-30
       Continuous Wiper Systems II-30
       Intermittent Wiper Systems       II-30
       Intelligent Wiper Systems (Sensor-based)     II-30
      Wiper Variant II-31
       Hidden WipersII-31
       Rear Wipers  II-31
       Headlight Wipers         II-31
       Rain-sensing Wipers      II-31
      Components    II-31
       Wiper System Motors      II-31
       Wiper System Arms        II-31
       Wiper System Blades      II-31
        Precautions to be Taken II-32
        Installation Hurdles Aggravate the Problem  II-32
       Wiper Pulse Board        II-32
       Wiper System Blade Refills       II-32
       Wiper System Linkages    II-32
      Replacement of Wiper Blades/Refills           II-32
       Bent Refill Vertebra     II-32
       Bent Wiper Frame         II-33
       Chattering   II-33
       Split Rubber II-33
       Streaking    II-33
       Worn Rubber  II-33

  3. AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY - MARKET  ENVIRONMENT      II-34
      Automotive Manufacturing Industry - A Review  II-34
       Table 12: Emerging Dominance of OEMs From Developing
       Countries in the Global Automotive Manufacturing Market (2012 &
       2025P): Percentage  Share Breakdown of Number of OEMs by
       Origin - OEMs from Developed Automotive Markets & OEMs from
       Emerging Automotive Markets (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart) II-35

       Table 13: Emerging Dominance of OEMs From Developing
       Countries in the Global Passenger Car Market (2012 & 2025P):
       Percentage Share Breakdown of Regional & Foreign OEMs by
       Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)  II-36
       Global Automobile Production Trends          II-36
        Table 14: World Automotive Market (2012 & 2017P): Percentage
        Share Breakdown of Production Volume by Geographic Region/
        Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)II-37
       Key Issues   II-37
        Vehicle Affordability   II-37
        Fluctuating Oil Prices  II-37
        Cost Curtailment        II-38
       Notable Trends in Automotive OEM Segment     II-38
        Platform Rationalization on RiseII-38
        Consolidation - A Panacea for all Frills?   II-38
      Automobile Parts & Components Industry -  A Snapshot  II-38
       Growing Average Vehicle Life to Boost  Aftermarket Prospects     II-39
       Strategies Adopted by Component Suppliers    II-39
       OEM Suppliers Focus on Cost Cutting          II-39
       Automotive Electronic Components -  Main Growth Drivers          II-39

  4. DISTRIBUTION   II-40
      Major Outlets II-40
       Auto Parts & Accessory Stores    II-40
       Discount Chain Stores    II-40
       Dealers      II-40
       Service Stations         II-40

  5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS  II-41
      Federal-Mogul Introduces ANCO® Transform™  Hybrid Wipers          II-41
      DENSO Europe Launches Retrofit Flat and Retrofit  Hybrid Wiper
       Blades       II-41
      Pailton Introduces New Wiping System for Creation     II-42
      Federal-Mogul Enhances Flat Wiper Blade Range II-42
      Robert Bosch Develops New Direct Drive System II-42
      Feral Introduces Hybrid Wiper Blades          II-42
      Trico Products Introduces Teflon SHIELD  Wiper Blade  II-43
      Valeo Unveils Dual Direct Drive Wiper System  II-43
      Federal-Mogul Offers Bayonet Connection SystemII-43

  6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY   II-44
      FPS Distribution Secures Exclusive Distribution  Rights of
       Michelin Wiper Blades    II-44
      DENSO Unveils New Manufacturing Plant and  Technical Center in
       Brazil       II-44
      Bosch Group to Commence Automotive Wiper  System Unit II-44
      DENSO to Set up Manufacturing Plant           II-45
      Avtocom, Doga, and CIE Automotive Form  Joint Venture II-45
      Bosch Acquires Unipoint Group     II-45
      Valeo Commences Wiper Systems Manufacturing  Facility and
       Electronics Expertise Center     II-45
      Robert Bosch Provides Wiper System for Ford Focus     II-46
      Bosch to Set up New Manufacturing Facility  in India  II-46
      Mitsuba Cuts Down Product Development Time  Using MathWorks’
       Products     II-46
      Valeo Launches Wiper Systems Plant and  Electronics Expertise
       Center       II-47
      American Technology Acquires Alta Resources   II-47
      Valeo Acquires Electrical Systems  Manufacturing Unit II-47

  7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS     II-48
      ASMO Co., Ltd. (Japan)    II-48
      Denso Corporation (Japan) II-48
      Federal-Mogul Corporation (USA)   II-48
      Hella KGaA Hueck & Co     II-49
      JAMAK Fabrication (USA)   II-49
      Mitsuba Corporation       II-50
      Robert Bosch GmbH (Germany)       II-50
      Trico Products Corporation (USA)  II-50
      Valeo S.A. (France)       II-51
      WEXCO Industries Inc. (US)II-51

  8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE  II-52
      Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future  Analysis for
      Wiper Systems by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
      America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
      Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)II-52

      Table 16: World Historic Review for Wiper Systems  by
      Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,  Asia-Pacific
      (excluding Japan), Middle East and  Latin America Markets
      Independently Analyzed  with Annual Sales Figures in US$
      Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes  corresponding
      Graph/Chart)  II-53

      Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Wiper Systems by
      Geographic Region - Percentage  Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
      Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2012 &
      2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)     II-54

      Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future  Analysis  for
      Wiper Systems (OEM Applications) by Geographic Region - US,
      Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
      East and  Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed  with
      Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
      2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)     II-55

      Table 19: World Historic Review for Wiper Systems (OEM
      Applications) by Geographic Region - US,  Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding  Japan), Middle East and Latin
      America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
      Figures in US$ Million  for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)II-56

      Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective for Wiper  Systems (OEM
      Applications) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
      Dollar Sales for US,  Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
      (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for
      Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes  corresponding Graph/Chart)     II-57

      Table 21: World Recent Past, Current & Future  Analysis for
      Wiper Systems (Aftermarket Applications) by Geographic Region -
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
      Middle East and  Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed
      with Annual  Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010
      through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)     II-58

      Table 22: World Historic Review for Wiper Systems (Aftermarket
      Applications) by Geographic Region -  US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
      America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
      Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)II-59

      Table 23: World 15-Year Perspective for Wiper Systems
      (Aftermarket Applications) by Geographic  Region - Percentage
      Breakdown of Dollar Sales  for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific  (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America
      Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)  II-60


  III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES           III-1
      A.Market Analysis          III-1
        Outlook      III-1
        Market Primer            III-1
        Aging Vehicle Population - Holds Good  Prospects for
         Aftermarket III-1
        Beam Blades Grow in Prominence   III-2
        Analysis at Consumer Level       III-2
         Price - Number One Factor influencing  Purchase of Wiper
          Brands     III-2
          Table 24: Wiper Systems Market in the US:  Factors
          Influencing Purchase of Wiper Brands (includes
          corresponding Graph/Chart)     III-2
         Poor Performance/Worn Out - Primary Reason  for Buying Wipers   III-3
          Table 25: Wiper Systems Market in the US:  Top Reasons
          Cited for Buying a Wiper (includes corresponding
          Graph/Chart)           III-3
         Do-It-Yourself Trend    III-3
        Market Share Statistics  III-3
         Table 26: North American Wiper Systems  Market (2012):
         Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Leading
         Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)        III-3

         Table 27: North American Wiper Blades  Market (2012):
         Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Leading
         Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)        III-4
        Product Launches         III-4
        Strategic Corporate Developments III-6
        Select Players           III-6
      B.Market Analytics         III-9
        Table 28: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Wiper Systems by End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket
        Independently Analyzed  with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart) III-9

        Table 29: US Historic Review for Wiper Systems by End-Use
        Segment - OEM and Aftermarket Independently Analyzed with
        Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
        2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-10

        Table 30: US 15-Year Perspective for Wiper  Systems by
        End-Use Segment - Percentage  Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
        OEM and  Aftermarket Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)         III-11

  2. CANADA  III-12
      A.Market Analysis          III-12
        Outlook      III-12
      B.Market Analytics         III-12
        Table 31: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Wiper Systems by End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart) III-12

        Table 32: Canadian Historic Review for Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment - OEM and  Aftermarket Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
        2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-13

        Table 33: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for  Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
        OEM and Aftermarket Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)         III-14

  3. JAPAN   III-15
      A.Market Analysis          III-15
        Outlook      III-15
        An Overview of the Automobile Industry in Japan      III-15
        Distribution Channels    III-15
         Auto Makers III-15
         Auto Parts Makers       III-15
         Wholesalers and Jobbers III-15
         Licensed Repair Facilities      III-15
         Mass Merchandisers      III-16
        Strategic Corporate Developments III-16
        A Key Players            III-17
      B.Market Analytics         III-18
        Table 34: Japanese Recent Past, Current &  Future Analysis
        for Wiper Systems by End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart) III-18

        Table 35: Japanese Historic Review for Wiper  Systems by
        End-Use Segment - OEM and  Aftermarket Independently
        Analyzed with  Annual Sales Figures  in US$ Million  for
        Years 2004 through 2009 (includes  corresponding
        Graph/Chart) III-19

        Table 36: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for  Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
        OEM and Aftermarket Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)         III-20

  4. EUROPE  III-21
      A.Market Analysis          III-21
        Outlook      III-21
        The European Aftermarket - an Optimistic  Path Ahead III-21
        Key Market Share Findings        III-22
         Table 37: Leading Suppliers of Wiper Systems  in Europe
         (2012) - Percentage Breakdown of  Volume Sales by Leading
         Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)        III-22

         Table 38: Leading Suppliers of Aftermarket  Wiper Blades in
         Europe (2012) - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
         Valeo S.A., Robert Bosch, Federal-Mogul, Trico, and Others
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)        III-22
        A Glance at the European Automotive  Distribution System         III-22
      B.Market Analytics         III-23
        Table 39: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Wiper Systems by Geographic Region - France, Germany,
        Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, & Rest of Europe Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart) III-23

        Table 40: European Recent Past, Current &  Future Analysis
        for Wiper Systems by End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes  corresponding
        Graph/Chart) III-24

        Table 41: European Historic Review for Wiper Systems by
        Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
        Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004
        through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-25

        Table 42: European Historic Review for Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004
        through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-26

        Table 43: European 15-Year Perspective for Wiper Systems by
        Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
        France, Germany,  Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of
        Europe  Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)       III-27

        Table 44: European 15-Year Perspective for Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
        OEM and Aftermarket Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)         III-28

  4a. FRANCE III-29
      A.Market Analysis          III-29
        Outlook      III-29
        Aftermarket Distribution Channels of Auto Parts      III-29
        Product Launch           III-29
        Strategic Corporate Developments III-29
        A Key Player III-30
      B.Market Analytics         III-31
        Table 45: French Recent Past, Current &  Future Analysis for
        Wiper Systems by  End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket
        Independently Analyzed  with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million  for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
        corresponding  Graph/Chart)      III-31

        Table 46: French Historic Review for Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment - OEM and  Aftermarket Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million  for Years
        2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-32

        Table 47: French 15-Year Perspective for Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment -  Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
        OEM and  Aftermarket Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)         III-33

  4b. GERMANY        III-34
      A.Market Analysis          III-34
        Outlook      III-34
        A Brief Insight into German Automobile Market        III-34
        Automotive Parts and Components Market  in Germany   III-34
        Distribution Channels    III-34
        Product Launche          III-34
        Strategic Corporate Development  III-35
        A Key Players            III-35
      B.Market Analytics         III-37
        Table 48: German Recent Past, Current &  Future Analysis for
        Wiper Systems by End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart) III-37

        Table 49: German Historic Review for Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004
        through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-38

        Table 50: German 15-Year Perspective for Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment -  Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
        OEM and Aftermarket Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)         III-39

  4c. ITALY  III-40
      A.Market Analysis          III-40
        Outlook      III-40
      B.Market Analytics         III-40
        Table 51: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Wiper Systems by End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million  for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)       III-40

        Table 52: Italian Historic Review for Wiper  Systems by
        End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket Independently Analyzed
        with  Annual Sales Figures  in US$ Million for Years 2004
        through 2009 (includes  corresponding Graph/Chart)   III-41

        Table 53: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Wiper  Systems by
        End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
        OEM and  Aftermarket Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)         III-42

  4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM         III-43
      A.Market Analysis          III-43
        Outlook      III-43
        Automotive Parts and Components Market       III-43
        Product Launch           III-43
        Strategic Corporate Development  III-43
      B.Market Analytics         III-44
        Table 54: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Wiper Systems by End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket
        Independently Analyzed  with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million  for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart) III-44

        Table 55: UK Historic Review for Wiper Systems by End-Use
        Segment - OEM and Aftermarket Independently Analyzed with
        Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
        2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-45

        Table 56: UK 15-Year Perspective for Wiper  Systems by
        End-Use Segment - Percentage  Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
        OEM and Aftermarket Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)         III-46

  4e. SPAIN  III-47
      A.Market Analysis          III-47
        Outlook      III-47
        Automobile Parts and Components Production  in Spain III-47
      B.Market Analytics         III-48
        Table 57: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Wiper Systems by End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart) III-48

        Table 58: Spanish Historic Review for Wiper  Systems by
        End-Use Segment - OEM and  Aftermarket Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million  for Years
        2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-49

        Table 59: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for  Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment -  Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
        OEM and Aftermarket Markets for Years  2004, 2012 & 2018
        (includes  corresponding Graph/Chart)        III-50

  4f. RUSSIA III-51
      A.Market Analysis          III-51
        Outlook      III-51
        Market Primer            III-51
         End User Analysis       III-51
          OEM        III-51
          Aftermarket            III-51
        Strategic Corporate Development  III-51
      B.Market Analytics         III-52
        Table 60: Russian Recent Past, Current &  Future Analysis
        for Wiper Systems by End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes  corresponding
        Graph/Chart) III-52

        Table 61: Russian Historic Review for Wiper  Systems by
        End-Use Segment - OEM and  Aftermarket Independently
        Analyzed with Annual  Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
        2004  through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-53

        Table 62: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment - Percentage  Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
        OEM and  Aftermarket Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)         III-54

  4g. REST OF EUROPE III-55
      A.Market Analysis          III-55
        Outlook      III-55
        A Brief Insight into Automotive Components  Market in Select
         Countries   III-55
         Bulgaria    III-55
         Turkey      III-55
        Product Launches         III-55
        Strategic Corporate Development  III-56
      B.Market Analytics         III-57
        Table 63: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Wiper Systems by End-Use Segment - OEM and
        Aftermarket Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
        in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)       III-57

        Table 64: Rest of Europe Historic Review for  Wiper Systems
        by End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
        2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-58

        Table 65: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Wiper
        Systems by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
        Sales for OEM and Aftermarket Markets for Years 2004, 2012 &
        2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-59

  5. ASIA-PACIFIC    III-60
      A.Market Analysis          III-60
        Outlook      III-60
        Rising Income Levels to Propel Wiper Systems  Market in
         China and India         III-60
      B.Market Analytics         III-60
        Table 66: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Wiper Systems by Geographic Region - China,
        India, Italy, UK, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific
        Markets Independently  Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)       III-60

        Table 67: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Wiper Systems by End-Use Segment - OEM and
        Aftermarket Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
        in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)       III-61

        Table 68: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Wiper Systems by
        Geographic Region - China, India,  Italy, UK, South Korea
        and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with
        Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004  through
        2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-62

        Table 69: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment - OEM and  Aftermarket Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
        2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-63

        Table 70: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Wiper Systems
        by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
        for China, India, Italy, UK, South Korea and Rest of
        Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)       III-64

        Table 71: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Wiper Systems
        by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
        for OEM and Aftermarket Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)         III-65

  5a. CHINA  III-66
      A.Market Analysis          III-66
        Outlook      III-66
        Overview     III-66
        Bracketless Wipers Gains Widespread Popularity       III-66
        Steady Automotive Industry Augurs Well  for Chinese Wiper
         Systems Market          III-66
        Automotive Component Industry - A Snapshot   III-66
        Competitive Scenario - Foreign Players  Dominate     III-67
         Table 72: Chinese OEM Windshield Wipers  Market (2012):
         Percentage Market Share  Breakdown by Leading Players
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)        III-67

         Table 73: Chinese Aftermarket Windshield  Wipers Market
         (2012): Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Leading
         Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)        III-68
        Strategic Corporate Development  III-68
      B.Market Analytics         III-69
        Table 74: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Wiper Systems by  End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart) III-69

        Table 75: Chinese Historic Review for Wiper  Systems by
        End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004
        through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-70

        Table 76: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
        OEM and Aftermarket Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
        (includes  corresponding Graph/Chart)        III-71

  5b. INDIA  III-72
      A.Market Analysis          III-72
        Outlook      III-72
        Joint Ventures on Rise   III-72
        Competitive Scenario     III-72
        Strategic Corporate Development  III-72
        Syndicate Wiper Systems (P) Ltd - A Key Player       III-73
      B.Market Analytics         III-74
        Table 77: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Wiper Systems by End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket
        Independently Analyzed  with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million  for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)       III-74

        Table 78: Indian Historic Review for Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales  Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004
        through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-75

        Table 79: Indian 15-Year Perspective for Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
        OEM and Aftermarket Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)         III-76

  5c. SOUTH KOREA    III-77
      A.Market Analysis          III-77
        Outlook      III-77
      B.Market Analytics         III-77
        Table 80: South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Wiper Systems by End-Use Segment - OEM and
        Aftermarket Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
        in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)       III-77

        Table 81: South Korean Historic Review for Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment - OEM and  Aftermarket Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
        2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-78

        Table 82: South Korean 15-Year Perspective for Wiper Systems
        by End-Use Segment -  Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
        for OEM and Aftermarket Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)         III-79

  5d. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC       III-80
      A.Market Analysis          III-80
        Outlook      III-80
        Thai Market - A Snapshot III-80
        Australia    III-80
         Regulations III-80
        Strategic Corporate Development  III-80
      B.Market Analytics         III-81
        Table 83: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past,  Current &
        Future Analysis for Wiper Systems by End-Use Segment - OEM
        and Aftermarket Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)       III-81

        Table 84: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Wiper
        Systems by End-Use Segment -  OEM and Aftermarket
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million  for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart) III-82

        Table 85: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Wiper
        Systems by End-Use  Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
        Sales for OEM and Aftermarket Markets for Years 2004, 2012 &
        2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-83

  6. MIDDLE EAST     III-84
      A.Market Analysis          III-84
        Outlook      III-84
        Auto Parts Aftermarket in UAE    III-84
         Competitive Factors     III-84
      B.Market Analytics         III-85
        Table 86: Middle East Recent Past, Current &  Future
        Analysis for Wiper Systems by End-Use Segment - OEM and
        Aftermarket Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
        in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)       III-85

        Table 87: Middle East Historic Review for Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment - OEM and  Aftermarket Independently
        Analyzed with Annual  Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
        2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-86

        Table 88: Middle East 15-Year Perspective  for  Wiper
        Systems by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
        Sales for OEM and Aftermarket Markets for Years 2004, 2012 &
        2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-87

  7. LATIN AMERICA   III-88
      A.Market Analysis          III-88
        Outlook      III-88
        Automobile Industry in Latin America         III-88
      B.Market Analytics         III-89
        Table 89: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Wiper Systems by Geographic Region - Brazil,
        Mexico and Rest of Latin American Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
        2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-89

        Table 90: Latin America Recent Past, Current &  Future
        Analysis for Wiper Systems by End-Use Segment - OEM and
        Aftermarket Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
        in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)       III-90

        Table 91: Latin America Historic Review for Wiper Systems by
        Geographic Region - Brazil,  Mexico and Rest of Latin
        American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)       III-91

        Table 92: Latin America Historic Review for Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures  in US$ Million for Years 2004
        through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-92

        Table 93: Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Wiper
        Systems by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
        Dollar Sales for Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin American
        Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart) III-93

        Table 94: Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Wiper
        Systems by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
        Sales for OEM and Aftermarket Markets for Years 2004, 2012 &
        2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-94

  7a. BRAZIL III-95
      A.Market Analysis          III-95
        Outlook      III-95
        Strategic Corporate Development  III-95
      B.Market Analytics         III-96
        Table 95: Brazil Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis  for
        Wiper Systems by End-Use Segment - OEM  and Aftermarket
        Independently Analyzed with Annual  Sales Figures in US$
        Million for Years 2010 through  2018 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)       III-96

        Table 96: Brazil Historic Review for Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million  for Years 2004
        through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-97

        Table 97: Brazil 15-Year Perspective for Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
        OEM and  Aftermarket Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)         III-98

  7b. MEXICO III-99
      A.Market Analysis          III-99
        Outlook      III-99
      B.Market Analytics         III-99
        Table 98: Mexico Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Wiper Systems by End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart) III-99

        Table 99: Mexico Historic Review for Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004
        through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-100

        Table 100: Mexico 15-Year Perspective for Wiper Systems by
        End-Use Segment - Percentage  Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
        OEM and Aftermarket Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)         III-101

  7c. REST OF LATIN AMERICA      III-102
      A.Market Analysis          III-102
        Outlook      III-102
      B.Market Analytics         III-102
        Table 101: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current &
        Future Analysis for Wiper Systems by End-Use Segment - OEM
        and Aftermarket Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)       III-102

        Table 102: Rest of Latin America Historic  Review for Wiper
        Systems by End-Use Segment - OEM and Aftermarket
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million  for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart) III-103

        Table 103: Rest of Latin America 15-Year Perspective for
        Wiper Systems by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
        Dollar Sales for OEM and Aftermarket Markets for Years 2004,
        2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)     III-104


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 38 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 47)

     The United States (9)
     Japan (3)
     Europe (25)
     - France (2)
     - Germany (5)
     - The United Kingdom (6)
     - Italy (2)
     - Spain (3)
     - Rest of Europe (7)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (10)


 

 

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