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Automotive Appearance Chemicals Market Research Report Information By Product Type (Protectors, Polishes and Waxes, Sealants, Glass and Wheel Care), By Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, Light Commercial Vehicles and Heavy Commercial Vehicles) And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) โ€“Market Forecast Till 2032


ID: MRFR/CnM/5612-HCR | 140 Pages | Author: Anshula Mandaokar| July 2024

Global Automotive Appearance Chemicals Market Overview


Automotive Appearance Chemicals Market Size was valued at USD 28.90 Billion in 2023. The automotive appearance chemicals industry is projected to grow from USD 30.38 Billion in 2024 to USD 43.03 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.45% during the forecast period (2024 - 2032). One of the key market drivers impacting the industry is the significant increase in car ownership brought on by expanding urbanization and rising disposable incomes.


Automotive Appearance Chemicals Market Overview


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Automotive Appearance Chemicals Market Trends




  • Rising sales of EV is driving the market growth




Due to increased environmental awareness and the necessity to meet future energy needs, the EV industry saw substantial development. The requirement for sustainable mobility significantly influences the demand for EV. Compared to the total number of EVs sold during the first half of 2018, around 1.1 million sold ly in the first half of 2019. This represents a 46% increase. Compared to the first half of 2018, the first half of 2019 saw a rise in EV sales of 22% in the US, 66% in China, and 35% in Europe. Around 2.1 million EVs were sold ly in 2018, up 64% of the units sold in 2017. The governments of several nations have enacted supportive policies for the use of electric vehicles and the development of the industry supporting them. The automotive appearance chemicals market is anticipated to increase as a result of rising energy costs and competition among innovative energy efficiency technologies. The market introduction of more EVs has been the subject of numerous plans and schedules from automakers in recent years. Toyota stated that by 2025, electric vehicles would account for half of its sales. Additionally, the business will collaborate with Chinese battery producers. By 2023, Volkswagen claims to have invested more than USD 30 billion in the development of EVs. By 2030, the firm wants 40% of its fleet to be electric vehicles. Thus, the automotive appearance chemicals market CAGR is anticipated to grow with the rise in electric vehicle sales.


Furthermore, the demand for rental automobiles is anticipated to rise during the forecast period due to the increasing travel and tourism industry growth. The automobile rental services will also be driven by the expanding urban population, who are also becoming more adventurous and interested in travel. Governments in both developed and emerging markets strongly emphasize reducing vehicle emissions and promoting car rentals as one of the most economical ways of transportation. The market for automotive appearance chemicals is expected to be driven by a number of other reasons, including the accessibility of these services through websites and mobile applications and the rising disposable income of people. Vehicle upkeep and servicing are key factors in determining rental rates as the car rental industry expands. The employment of AAACs to clean, safeguard, and fortify vehicle structures for end-use is expected to propel market expansion. Thus, driving the automotive appearance chemicals market revenue.


Automotive Appearance Chemicals Market Segment Insights


Automotive Appearance Chemicals Product Type Insights


The automotive appearance chemicals market segmentation, based on product type includes protectors, polishes and waxes, sealants, glass and wheel care. The polishes and waxes segment dominated the market. In order to restore shine to the car's surface as it begins to fade and lose gloss, waxes and polishes are applied. Waxes are applied to the surface to offer a layer of defense against small dings and scratches. They give the vehicle body gloss in addition to protecting the surface. Polishes remove incredibly thin layers of the topcoat protection and give the surface a level appearance. The flattened surface enables an even light reflection and gives automobiles a polished appearance.


Automotive Appearance Chemicals Vehicle Type Insights


The automotive appearance chemicals market segmentation, based on vehicle type, includes passenger cars, light commercial vehicles and heavy commercial vehicles. The passenger cars category generated the most income due to the growing demand for cars among the young population in nations like China and India. Demand has increased as a result of the items being used by all classes of vehicles, particularly luxury and antique vehicles.


Figure 1:  Automotive Appearance Chemicals Market, by Distribution channel, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)


Automotive Appearance Chemicals Market, by Distribution channel, 2022 & 2032


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Automotive Appearance Chemicals Regional Insights


By region, the study provides the market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. The Asia Pacific automotive appearance chemicals market area will dominate this market. The number of young adults and people in the workforce who buy old cars is increasing in nations like China and India. The demand for automotive appearance chemicals in the cars application category is anticipated to increase over the forecast period due to the growing demand for automobiles. In addition, the demand for LCVs and HCVs is anticipated to increase due to the growing need for vehicles that can move commodities from one location to another.


Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The US, Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure 2:  AUTOMOTIVE APPEARANCE CHEMICALS MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022 (USD Billion)


AUTOMOTIVE APPEARANCE CHEMICALS MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Europe automotive appearance chemicals market accounts for the second-largest market share. Over the projected period, rising consumer demand for automotive appearance chemicals in nations like Germany is anticipated to fuel market expansion. Due to the extensive production of luxury and other types of passenger automobiles, the market for automotive appearance chemicals is growing in the area. Further, the German automotive appearance chemicals market held the largest market share, and the UK automotive appearance chemicals market was the fastest growing market in the European region


North America Automotive appearance chemicals Market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2023 to 2032. This is attributable to rising auto sales and drivers' desire to customize their automobiles. The rights of consumers to drive decorated, customized, and influential figures in the nation vigorously defend vintage vehicles. For anyone who appreciates automobiles and trucks to oppose proposed laws that would harm their passion and support legislation that is advantageous to vehicle fans, the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) keeps tabs on lawmakers in Washington, D.C., as well as each state in the USA. Moreover, US automotive appearance chemicals market held the largest market share, and the Canada automotive appearance chemicals market was the fastest growing market in the region.


Automotive Appearance Chemicals Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Leading market players are investing heavily in research and development in order to expand their product lines, which will help the automotive appearance chemicals market, grow even more. Market participants are also undertaking a variety of strategic activities to expand their footprint, with important market developments including new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, higher investments, and collaboration with other organizations. To expand and survive in a more competitive and rising market climate, automotive appearance chemicals industry must offer cost-effective items.


Manufacturing locally to minimize operational costs is one of the key business tactics used by manufacturers in the automotive appearance chemicals industry to benefit clients and increase the market sector. In recent years, the automotive appearance chemicals industry has offered some of the most significant advantages to market. Major players in the automotive appearance chemicals market attempting to increase market demand by investing in research and development operations include 3M (US), The Dow Chemical Company (US), Meguiar's (US), Permatex (US), Malco Products Inc (US), Terra Silikon Teknolojileri ve Kimya (Turkey), Nuvite Chemical Compounds (US), General Chemical Corp (US) and Blue Ribbon Inc (US).


A material science corporation is Dow Inc (Dow). The Dow Chemical Co (TDCC), a completely owned subsidiary of the firm, manages its operations. The company's product line consists of silicones, industrial intermediates, coatings, silicones, and performance materials. Customers in the packaging, infrastructure, mobility, and consumer care categories can choose from a variety of the company's products and solutions. Home and personal care, durable goods, adhesives and sealants, coatings, food and specialty packaging are just a few industries where Dow's products are used.


Specialty chemicals have been provided by General Chemical Corp. since 1980 to help customers all over the world solve manufacturing-related issues. It specializes in: Paint strippers for various substrates, General Foundry Chemicals, Soldering Fluxes for Copper Brass Radiator Plants and Cast Strap Battery Plants, Lubricants for Metal Working Processes, Cleaners for Household and Industrial Uses, Specialty Protective Coatings for the Construction Industry and Paint/Spray Booth Maintenance Chemicals.


Key Companies in the automotive appearance chemicals market include



  • 3M (US)

  • The Dow Chemical Company (US)

  • Meguiar's (US)

  • Permatex (US)

  • Malco Products Inc (US)

  • Terra Silikon Teknolojileri ve Kimya (Turkey)

  • Nuvite Chemical Compounds (US)

  • General Chemical Corp (US)

  • Blue Ribbon Inc (US)


Automotive Appearance Chemicals Industry Developments


May 2022: A well-known manufacturer of laminating solutions, Protect All Inc., offers the Biolam antimicrobial technology-based film, which is utilized in a number of applications, from packaged meals and menus to premium automotive protection films.


April 2020: Adam's Polishes, a leader in automotive cleaning and detailing products partnered with Microban, the market leader in antimicrobial technology, to increase the selection of antimicrobial solutions for cleaning car interiors.


Automotive Appearance Chemicals Market Segmentation


Automotive Appearance Chemicals Product Type Outlook (USD Billion, 2018-2032)



  • Protectors

  • Polishes and Waxes

  • Sealants

  • Glass and Wheel Care


Automotive Appearance Chemicals Vehicle Type Outlook (USD Billion, 2018-2032)



  • Passenger Cars

  • Light Commercial Vehicles

  • Heavy Commercial Vehicles


Automotive Appearance Chemicals Regional Outlook (USD Billion, 2018-2032)



  • North America

    • US

    • Canada



  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe



  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific



  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America



Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2023 USD 28.90 Billion
Market Size 2024 USD 30.38 Billion
Market Size 2032 USD 43.03 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 4.45% (2024-2032)
Base Year 2023
Market Forecast Period 2024-2032
Historical Data 2018- 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Product Type, Vehicle Type and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The US, Canada, German, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled 3M (US), The Dow Chemical Company (US), Meguiar's (US), Permatex (US), Malco Products Inc (US), Terra Silikon Teknolojileri ve Kimya (Turkey), Nuvite Chemical Compounds (US), General Chemical Corp (US) and Blue Ribbon Inc (US)
Key Market Opportunities Augmenting demand led by the increasing production rate of automobiles
Key Market Dynamics Increasing urbanization and rising disposable incomes have led to an increase in car ownership


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The automotive appearance chemicals market size was valued at USD 28.90 Billion in 2023.

The automotive appearance chemicals market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.45% during the forecast period, 2024-2032.

Asia-Pacific had the largest share in the automotive appearance chemicals market

The key players in the automotive appearance chemicals market are 3M (US), The Dow Chemical Company (US), Meguiar's (US), Permatex (US), Malco Products Inc (US), Terra Silikon Teknolojileri ve Kimya (Turkey), Nuvite Chemical Compounds (US), General Chemical Corp (US) and Blue Ribbon Inc (US).

The polishes and waxes category dominated the automotive appearance chemicals market in 2023.

The passenger cars had the largest share in the automotive appearance chemicals market.

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