Automotive Windshield Market Research Report - Global Forecast to 2027

Automotive Windshield Market Information Report, By Position (Front and Rear), By Glass Type (Tempered and Laminated), by Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars and Light Commercial Vehicles and Heavy Commercial Vehicles), By End Market (OEMs and Aftermarket) and By Region - Forecast To 2027

ID: MRFR/AM/3524-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 135 pages

 Automotive Windshield Market Synopsis


Automotive Windshield Market is projected to be worth USD 28.41 billion by 2027, registering a CAGR of 7.45% during the forecast period (2021 - 2027), The market was valued at USD 17.18 billion in 2020.


Automotive windshield is one of the most crucial vehicle parts that have been gaining a lot of attention among the major vehicle manufacturers. Automotive industry has become one of the major revenue generating industries and has come up with several technological advancements in the last few years, automotive windshield being one of them. The global automotive windshield market has seen remarkable growth in the global market and it has been observed that, its demand in future is expected to grow with the CAGR of ~6% during the forecast period. Global automotive windshield market is expected to be very broad in the future. MRFR analysts have predicted that automotive industry is about to grow at a rapid pace.  Also, the growth has received momentum due to the drastic rise in sales of passenger cars, and technological innovations.


This is due to several driving trends such as growing demand of passenger vehicles, growing urban population, increasing environment concerns, and rising disposable income of middle class population. The market has  largely been benefiting from the changing paradigms in government regulations and end-users perspective towards enhanced safety in automobiles. In spite of a turbulence caused by the global economic slowdown of 2008, the automotive market gained back the pre-crisis annual growth rate in 2014.


The prominent players in the automotive windshield market are -


Asahi Glass (Japan), Saint-Gobain (France), Xinyi Glass (China), Fuyao Glass Industry (China), Nippon Sheet Glass (Japan), Vitro (Mexico), Dura Automotive (U.S.), Sisecam Group (Turkey), Magna International (Canada), Guardian Industries (U.S.), PPG Industries (U.S.), Shenzhen Benson Automobile (China) and others.


For this study, the global automotive windshield market has been divided on the basis of position, glass type, vehicle type, end market, and regions. On the basis of position, the market has been segmented into front and rear. Among the positions, front placement has accounted the largest market share, in 2016.


On the basis of glass type, the market has been segmented as tempered and laminated. Among the glass type, tempered glass has accounted the largest market share in 2016. Over the years, it has been analyzed that the demand for tempered glass has shot up due to its superior properties. Tempered glass tends to be safer than other available substitutes. On the basis of vehicle type, the market has been segmented as passenger cars, light commercial vehicles and heavy commercial vehicles. Where, the passenger car is expected to lead the market followed by light commercial vehicles and heavy commercial vehicles. On the basis of end market, the market has been segmented as OEMs and aftermarket. Where, the OEM is expected to lead the market during the forecast period. Geographically, the global market by region has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the world. This market has seen substantial growth over the past few years and it has been experienced that the market will remain on the same growth level until the end of the forecast period. Among the regions covered, Asia Pacific has accounted the largest market followed by North America.


The report for Global Automotive Windshield Market of Market Research Future comprises of extensive primary research along with the detailed analysis of qualitative as well as quantitative aspects by various industry experts, key opinion leaders to gain the deeper insight of the market and industry performance. The report gives the clear picture of current market scenario which includes historical and projected market size in terms of value and volume, technological advancement, macro economical and governing factors in the market. The report provides details information and strategies of the top key players in the industry. The report also gives a broad study of the different market segments and regions.



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2027: USD 28.41 billion
  CAGR   7.45% CAGR (2020-2027)
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   By Technology, By End Market, By Application, By Vehicle type
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Asahi Glass (Japan), Saint-Gobain (France), Xinyi Glass (China), Fuyao Glass Industry (China), Nippon Sheet Glass (Japan), Vitro (Mexico), Dura Automotive (U.S.), Sisecam Group (Turkey), Magna International (Canada), Guardian Industries (U.S.), PPG Industries (U.S.), Shenzhen Benson Automobile (China)
  Key Market Opportunities   New product launches and R&D Amongst major key Players
  Key Market Drivers

  • Demand of passenger vehicles
  • Growing urban population
  • Increasing environment concerns
  • Rising disposable income of middle class population


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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


    The improvement in the materials and features of windshields is estimated to transform the market in the upcoming period.

    A 7.45% CAGR is estimated to be perceived in the market during the forecast period.

    Earnings touching USD 14,270 million by the year 2023 are estimated to be gained by the market.

    Dura Automotive (U.S.), Nippon Sheet Glass (Japan), Vitro (Mexico), Sisecam Group (Turkey), Guardian Industries (U.S.), and Magna International (Canada) are the prominent contenders in the market.

    The Asia Pacific region is predicted to capture a sizeable chunk of the global market.