Idler arm Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2027

Global Idler arm Market Research Report: Information by Material (Alloy Steel, Iron, Carbon Steel and others), Sales Channel (OEM and Aftermarket), Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, Light Commercial Vehicle and Heavy Commercial Vehicle) and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Rest of the World) - Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/AM/7151-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 100 pages

Please note that the assessment period of report has been updated from 2019–2025 to 2020-2027. Cordially fill the sample form for updated data.

Market Overview


To enhance the alignment of the vehicles, an ideal component is required which is commonly called a steering idler arm, another name of idler arm. The two parts in which the steering system is bifurcated are pitman arms and idler arms which are generally used for connecting the suspension centers in the vehicle’s wheels which have been installed between the chassis of the vehicle and center link from the pitman’s arms from the opposite side. This is installed for providing support to the steering wheel in commercial and passenger vehicles. To hold the ends of the passenger’s side, a steering idler arm is installed in the center link of the vehicle for providing extra comfort. Improper wheel alignment and shaking of the steering wheel are the most common symptoms of the main idler arm. The other components of the idler arm are the idler arm pulley, idler arm bracket, idler arm bushing, and idler arm puller.


The idler arm marker in the global market is expected to grow at a high CAGR of 4.5% to account for a market value of approximately USD 22 billion during the forecasted period from 2017 to 2025.


COVID 19 Analysis


The situation of the global pandemic has affected the normal working of the organizations. With the growing outbreak of COVID 19, now one has to face financial crises along with health issues. The lockdown situation and post lockdown period have badly affected the working of businesses. Most of the production units in the idler arm market were shut down which results in a steep downfall in the revenues in the global market. It has also cut down the profit margin.


It is expected that the idler arm market in the global market will recover from this pandemic situation at the end of the first quarter of the coming year during the forecasted period. Although the industry is expected to regain its losses owing to the situation of a pandemic being under certain control by the governments around the world keeping rules and regulations in check.


 


Market Dynamics


Drivers


Owing to the increase in the fleet of the automotive industry, the idler arm market is growing tremendously in the global market. An increase in demand for lightweight and heavy vehicles is another contributing factor in the growth of the idler arm market in the global market. Also, the increase in the advancement of technology and innovations in the automobile sectors boosts the growth of the market.


Opportunities


Owing to the innovation in automotive for ensuring grip and perfect handling provides various growth opportunities in the global market. Also, the increasing demand for vehicles in the global market directly provides growth opportunities for the idler arm market during the forecasted period. Another factor that gives growth opportunities is the growing demand for electric vehicles and hence creates a new market for the idler arm market.


Restraints


The idler arm market is growing at an alarming rate in the global market but some factors restrain the growth of the market like the massive fluctuations in the pricing of raw material restricts the growth of the idler arm market. Also, uncertainties in the policies of the government regarding automotive sectors restrict the growth of the idler arm market. Another factor that hampers the growth of the idler arm market in the global market is the lack of awareness.


Value Chain Analysis


The idler arm market is growing tremendously in the global market owing to various driving factors and tons of benefits associated with the idler arm market such as easy gripping in the lightweight and heavyweight commercial vehicles which ensures reduced tiredness and hence promotes driver’s safety. The greaseable design helps in the reduction of friction and hence produces less heat and galling which prevents the vehicles from premature wear and tear component service life.


Market Segmentation


The market for idler arm has been divided based on the material, sales channel, and vehicle types.


Based on Material


The idler arm industry in the global market has been divided based on the material into carbon steel material, iron material, alloy steel material, and many others. The alloy steel material dividend has the largest market share in terms of volume and value.


Based on Sales Channel


The global market has been divided based on the sales channel into OEM sales channel and aftermarket sales channel. OEM sales channel has the largest market share in terms of volume and value.


Based on Vehicle Type


The global market has been divided based on the vehicle type into light commercial vehicle, heavy commercial vehicle, and passenger car. The largest market share is held by the passenger car dividend.


Regional Analysis


The global market has been divided based on the region into North America region, Europe region, Asia-Pacific region, and the rest of the world. The largest share in the idler arm market is held by the Asia-Pacific region owing to the presence of South Korea, India, China, Indonesia, Japan, and Malaysia. Out of all these countries, China dominates the global market in the Asia-Pacific region as this is the key manufacturing unit in this region. Also, it has been observed that the Asia-Pacific region has the largest consumption and production of vehicles.


The second-largest market share in the idler arm market is held by the North American region owing to the presence of powerful countries like the U.S. and Canada. Out of these two countries, U.S. dominates the global market owing to its rising demand in volume and value along with the high growth of the e-commerce industry. Mexico region is also growing at a fast pace. The third position is held by the Europe region, and the German region dominates the market owing to stringent government standards regarding vehicles.


Competitive Landscape


The most prominent key players are following:



  • ACDelco (U.S.)

  • Sankei Industry Co., Ltd (Japan)

  • High Link Autoparts Co., Ltd (Taiwan)

  • GMB Corporation Japan (Japan)

  • Datta Industries (India)

  • Rare Parts, Inc. (U.S.)

  • Emerson Forge Pvt. Ltd. (India)

  • Mevotech (Canada)

  • Ningbo Motor Industrial Co., Ltd (China)

  • Chase Steering Parts Co. (Taiwan)


These market players use various strategies and policies market to increase their potential customer base and for tapping the untapped potential market in the global market by doing mergers and acquisitions, partnership, developing a new product, developing new production process, and expansion of the production unit.


Recent Developments



  • Increasing demand for heavy commercial vehicles and light commercial vehicles during the forecasted period provides various development opportunities for the idler arm market in the global market.

  • Emerging countries of different regions like Mexico, Canada, India, China, South Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines are using innovative techniques and trying to development of electric vehicles which directly leads to the growth of the idler arm market in the global market.

  • With the changing market trend in the global market in the automotive sector, now competitors have to adopt various strategies to sustain in the global market like the study of product width and breadth, company strengths and weakness, and investment in research and development.

  • With the innovation in the idler arm market, it provides comfortable movement of vehicles in hilly and rough regions and avoids shaking of the steering wheel and improper alignment of wheels.

  • The cost-effective features of the idler arm market also provide various development opportunities in the global market during the forecasted period.


Report Overview


This global market research report consists of the following elements:



  • Market Overview

  • COVID 19 Analysis

  • Market Dynamics

  • Value Chain Analysis

  • Market Segmentation

  • Regional Analysis

  • Competitive Analysis

  • Recent Developments


This global research report contains various factors that drive the growth of the idler arm market in the global market along with some restraining factors. The opportunities during the forecasted period are also mentioned along with the impact of the global pandemic of COVID 19 on the idler arm market. The future growth rate of the idler arm market is estimated and mentioned for the forecasted period.


User


Idler arm manufacturers, automotive components manufacturers, automotive chassis assembly manufacturers, automotive components distributors, and dealers and retailers, traders and exports, and many others.



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2025 : USD 22 billion
  CAGR   CAGR of 4.5% (2020-2027)
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Billion)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Material, Sales Channel, Vehicle Type
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   ACDelco (U.S.), Sankei Industry Co., Ltd (Japan), High Link Autoparts Co., Ltd (Taiwan), GMB Corporation Japan (Japan), Datta Industries (India), Rare Parts, Inc. (U.S.), Emerson Forge Pvt. Ltd. (India), Mevotech (Canada), Ningbo Motor Industrial Co., Ltd (China), Chase Steering Parts Co. (Taiwan)
  Key Market Opportunities   Innovation in automotive for ensuring grip and perfect handling
  Key Market Drivers

  • Increase in the fleet of the automotive industry
  • increase in demand for lightweight and heavy vehicles
  • increase in the advancement of technology and innovations in the automobile sectors


  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


    The market can register a growth rate of 4.5% during the review period.

    The idler arm market was worth USD 22 BN in the year 2018 and can maintain its growth pace even during the evaluation period.

    The top companies in the global market are Datta Industries (India), Sankei Industry Co., Ltd (Japan), Rare Parts, Inc. (US), High Link Autoparts Co., Ltd (Taiwan), ACDelco (US), GMB Corporation Japan (Japan), Ningbo Motor Industrial Co., Ltd (China), Mevotech (Canada), Chase Steering Parts Co. (Taiwan), Emerson Forge Pvt. Ltd (India), and others.

    The sales channel mentioned in the report are OEM as well as aftermarket.

    Expanding fleet size of automotive vehicles, booming automotive industry and the mounting demand for heavy and light commercial vehicles are the primary market growth inducers.