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EDrive Automotive Market Analysis

ID: MRFR//3637-CR | 128 Pages | Author: Sejal Akre| March 2024

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In the initial stage of the supply chain, electric vehicle manufacturers acquire essential components from suppliers. These components encompass batteries, motors, E-brake boosters, and more. These components are then supplied to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) of electric vehicles. Some manufacturing companies opt to outsource components to OEMs, allowing the latter to utilize the logo or name of the parent company.

Manufacturers play a pivotal role in the supply chain, adding maximum value to the product. The manufacturing stage involves diverse operations, including the procurement of different components from suppliers. Electric drives consume a substantial amount of electric energy during the manufacturing process. The selection of drives, design, and engineering requires a meticulous and analytical approach to determine specific needs and energy requirements.

The distribution channel has gained immense importance in recent times. Manufactured electric drives, meeting industry standards, are distributed to OEMs either through direct contact or a widespread dealership network worldwide. Electric drive manufacturers often enter into long-term contracts and agreements with vehicle OEMs for the consistent supply of electric drives. The final products are delivered through a well-defined channel to various vehicle OEMs.

End users represent the customers receiving the finished products, including both direct customers and the aftermarket. Installations are primarily handled by authorized dealers or experts. The aftermarket segment plays a crucial role in the end-user segment, considering the moderate lifespan of the drive system. The electric drive system requires regular servicing, providing aftermarket players with a substantial market share.

Covered Aspects:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Segment Outlook Drive Type, Electric Vehicle Type and Region

Automotive E Drive Market Overview

Automotive E Drive Market Size was valued at USD 9962.92 Million in 2022. The Global Automotive E Drive Market industry is projected to grow from USD 10,843.70 Million in 2023 to USD 24,902.38 million by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.68 % during the forecast period (2023 - 2032).  Automotive e-drive, short for electric drive, refers to the propulsion system used in electric vehicles (EVs) to generate power and propel the vehicle forward. Unlike traditional internal combustion engines (ICEs), which rely on burning fossil fuels to generate mechanical power, automotive e-drive systems utilize electricity stored in batteries or other energy storage devices to drive electric motors. The automotive e-drive market has witnessed remarkable growth in recent years, fueled by increasing environmental awareness, government incentives promoting electric mobility, and advancements in battery technology.

As per Analyst at MRFR, “The automotive e-drive market is witnessing several key trends that are reshaping the industry landscape including increasing demand for electric vehicles (EVs) globally, driven by rising environmental concerns, government regulations promoting clean energy, and advancements in battery technology.”.

Figure 1: Automotive E Drive Market Size 2019-2032 (Usd Million)

Automotive E Drive Market Size

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

Automotive E Drive Market Trends

  • Increasing Investment In Research And Development For E-Drive Systems

The automotive e-drive market is poised for significant growth opportunities driven by increasing investment in research and development (R&D) for e-drive systems globally. As the demand for electric vehicles continues to rise and technological advancements accelerate, automakers and component manufacturers are intensifying their R&D efforts to innovate and enhance the performance, efficiency, and affordability of e-drive systems.

Data from industry research firms and market analyses underscore the growing importance of R&D investment in shaping the future of the automotive e-drive market. With electric mobility emerging as a dominant trend in the automotive industry, automakers are allocating substantial resources to develop next-generation e-drive technologies, including electric motors, power electronics, and battery systems.

Government organizations, research institutions, and private sector entities are also playing a pivotal role in driving R&D investment in e-drive systems. Collaborative initiatives, public-private partnerships, and government-funded research programs support innovation and technology development, fostering a conducive ecosystem for advancing e-drive technologies and addressing industry challenges.

Moreover, increasing competition and market dynamics are fueling a race for innovation in e-drive systems, compelling companies to invest in R&D to gain a competitive edge and differentiate their products in the market. With the automotive industry undergoing a paradigm shift towards electrification, R&D investment in e-drive systems presents lucrative opportunities for stakeholders across the value chain, including automotive OEMs, suppliers, and technology providers.

By harnessing the power of R&D investment, the automotive e-drive market can unlock new possibilities, drive product innovation, and accelerate the transition to electric mobility on a global scale. Strategic partnerships, collaboration with research institutions, and a long-term commitment to innovation are essential for capitalizing on R&D opportunities and shaping the future of the automotive industry.

Automotive E Drive Market Segment Insights

Automotive E Drive Voltage Type Insights

Based on the Voltage type, the Global Automotive E-drive market has been bifurcated into low voltage electric drive system and high voltage electric drive system. High voltage electric drive would be the majority shareholder in 2022, contributing around 83.17 % to the market revenue. High voltage electric drive vehicles have high voltage electrical systems which are used primarily for vehicle propulsion, and low voltage electrical systems, which are used to power typical vehicle controls and auxiliary loads. High voltage electric drive systems are designed to improve the overall flexibility and efficiency of the plant, achieving significant, long-term cost savings by reducing energy consumption.

Automotive E Drive Propulsion Type Insights

Based on propulsion type, the global Global Automotive E-drive Market is segmented into BEVs, HEVs, PHEVs and FCEVs. BEV’s hold the largest market share in 2023. Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) utilize E Drives to convert the direct current (DC) power from the vehicle's battery into alternating current (AC) power to drive the electric motor. The market drivers for Automotive E Drive include the increasing global demand for electric vehicles due to environmental concerns and government regulations promoting clean energy transportation solutions. Technological advancements in power electronics, such as wide-bandgap semiconductors like silicon carbide and gallium nitride, are driving efficiency improvements in E Drives, leading to better performance and range for electric vehicles.

Automotive E Drive Application Insights

Based on application, the Automotive E Drive Market is segmented into Passenger Cars, Commercial Vehicle and Motorcycles & Three Wheelers. Passenger Cars hold majority share of the market in 2023. In passenger cars, an Automotive E Drive is a critical component that converts the direct current (DC) stored in the vehicle's battery into alternating current (AC) to power the electric motor. This conversion is essential for controlling the speed and torque of the motor, enabling smooth acceleration and efficient operation of the electric vehicle. One driver for the advancement of Automotive E Drive in passenger cars is the ongoing quest for increased energy efficiency and range. Improving the E Drives 's efficiency extends the driving range of electric vehicles on a single charge, making them more practical for everyday use. Additionally, advancements in Automotive E Drive technology help reduce energy losses during power conversion, leading to improved overall performance and lower operating costs for electric vehicle owners.

Figure 2: Automotive E Drive Market, By Application, 2022 Vs 2032 (Usd Million)

Automotive E Drive Market, By Application, 2022 Vs 2032

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

Automotive E Drive Regional Insights

By Region, the study provides market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa and South America. The Europe automotive E drives market is a rapidly growing industry that is expected to experience significant growth in the coming years. The development of the European automotive E drives market can be attributed to various factors, such as the increasing demand for electric vehicles, government incentives, and technological advancements. Key players in the European automotive E drives market include major automotive manufacturers and specialized inverter manufacturers focusing on EV technology. These companies are investing in research and development and training programs to enhance E drives' efficiency, reliability, and performance.

The North American is the second largest rapidly growing market in Automotive E Drive Market is a that is driven by the increasing adoption of electric vehicles in the region, driven by environmental concerns and government incentives promoting clean energy. Key players in the North American automotive E drives market include major automotive manufacturers and specialized E drives manufacturers focusing on EV technology. These companies are investing heavily in research and development to improve the efficiency and performance of EV E Drives, driving innovation in the industry.

The Asia-Pacific region is witnessing significant growth in the adoption of electric vehicles, driven by factors such as government initiatives, environmental concerns, and technological advancements. As a result, the demand for EV E Drives in this region has been on the rise.

Figure 3: Automotive E Drive Market Size By Region 2022 Vs 2032

Automotive E Drive Market Size By Region 2022

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

Further, the major countries studied in the market report are the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Brazil, Argentina, GCC countries, South Africa, and Others.

Automotive E Drive Key Market Players & Competitive Insights

In the automotive e-drive industry, strategic alliances and joint ventures are commonplace, allowing businesses to bolster their market share and broaden their scope. Companies that want to expand into new areas, enhance their product offerings, or find ways to pool resources and technology frequently engage in mergers and acquisitions.

Another important tactic is geographic expansion, with businesses focusing on developing nations to take advantage of expanding industrial activity and infrastructural advancements. The competitive landscape is shaped in large part by regulatory compliance, especially with regard to environmental standards, as businesses endeavor to match their products with strict rules and sustainability goals.

During the study, MRFR has analyzed some of the major players in the Automotive E Drive Market who have contributed to the market growth. These include MAHLE GmbH, DANA TM4 INC., ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Robert Bosch, Continental AG, and Magna International Inc.  and others in the Automotive E Drive market. These players focus on expanding and enhancing their product portfolio and services to remain competitive and increase their customer base. Additionally, these players are focusing on partnerships & collaborations to expand their business and customer base to enhance their market position.

Key Companies in the Automotive E Drive Market include.

  • MAHLE GmbH


  • ZF Friedrichshafen AG

  • Robert Bosch

  • Continental AG

  • Magna International Inc.

  • Valeo SA

  • BorgWarner Inc.


  • Denso Corporation

  • GKN Automotive Limited

  • Others

Automotive E Drive Industry Developments

  • In January 2024, Magna has introduced its latest 800V eDrive solution at CES 2024, showcasing a product that the company claims "establishes new benchmarks in efficiency, power-to-weight ratio, and torque density." This unveiling marks a significant milestone in Magna's commitment to advancing electric propulsion technology and underscores its dedication to pushing the boundaries of performance and innovation in the automotive industry.

  • In November 2022, ZF, a prominent Tier 1 supplier in the automotive industry, has unveiled its latest innovation: a next-generation electric drive system built upon a modular framework encompassing electric motor, inverter, transmission, and software components. This groundbreaking announcement signals a significant advancement in electric propulsion technology, offering manufacturers a flexible and customizable solution to meet the diverse requirements of electric vehicles (EVs).

Automotive E Drive Market Segmentation:

Automotive E Drive Voltage Type Outlook

  • Low Voltage Electric Drive System

  • High Voltage Electric Drive System

Automotive E Drive Propulsion Type Outlook

  • Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV)

  • Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)

  • Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)

  • Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV)

Automotive E Drive Application Outlook

  • Passenger Cars

  • Commercial Vehicle

  • Motorcycles & Three Wheelers

Automotive E Drive Regional Outlook

  • North America

    • US

    • Canada

    • Mexico

  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Spain

    • Italy

    • Denmark

    • Austria

    • Netherlands

    • Poland

    • Sweden

    • Austria

    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • South Korea

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific

  • Middle East & Africa

    • Saudi Arabia

    • UAE

    • South Africa

    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

  • South America

    • Brazil

    • Argentina

    • Rest of South America

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