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Variable Valve Timing & Start-Stop Systems - Market Trends & Forecast to 2018

DUBLIN, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Dublin - Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Variable Valve Timing & Start-Stop Systems - Market Trends & Forecast to 2018" report to their offering.

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The automotive industry has witnessed a substantial growth in the past few years, fuelled primarily by the BRIC nations. The technologies covered under the scope of this report are the fuel-efficient technologies used to enhance the performance and efficiency of a vehicle. VVT systems, while enhancing the fuel efficiency of a vehicle, also ensure that optimum power is delivered throughout the power-band of a vehicle. It eliminates the problem of low-power lag or top-end punch lag in conventional IC engines. The most common method of Variable Valve Timing application are the cam-phasing units which retard or advance the valve closing or opening time to gain performance and fuel efficiency. The start-stop system turns off the engine of a vehicle when it is at halt and restarts it once the driver re-engages the gas pedal. It helps improving the fuel economy and performance of the vehicle; also helps reduce the exhaust emission levels. These systems have gained preference among the automobile OEMs because of their low cost to benefit ratios.

Growing concerns towards fuel-efficiency and emission levels from vehicles have fuelled the demand for these technologies in regions like North-America and Europe, while the Asia-Pacific region is hugely driven by the consumer's preference for small cars which are value for money in terms of fuel efficiency and running costs. China has been the leading car producing country in the world for three years in the running and is expected to maintain its top position for the near future and hence is a market with great potential.

This report covers the market for these technologies in major geographies like Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America and Rest of the World, and types like technologies and fuel type. Growing concerns towards fuel-efficiency and emission levels from vehicles have fuelled the demand for these technologies in regions like North-America and Europe, while the Asia-Pacific region is hugely driven by the consumer's preference for small cars which are value for money in terms of fuel efficiency and running costs. China has been the leading car producing country in the world for three years in the running and is expected to maintain its top position for the near future and hence is a market with great potential. 

Key Topics Covered: 

1 Introduction 

2 Executive Summary

3 Premium Insights

4 Market Overview

5 Technological Overview

6 VVT Systems Market, By Fuel Types 

7 Vvt Systems Market, By Geography 

8 VVT Systems Market, By Technology

9 Start-Stop Systems Market, By Geography 

10 Start-Stop Systems Market, By Technology

11 VVT & Start-Stop Systems Market

12 Competitive Landscape 

13 Company Profiles

Companies Mentioned:

  • Aisin Seiki Co, Ltd
  • Borgwarner Inc
  • Cloyes Gear & Products Inc
  • Continental Ag
  • Controlled Power Technologies Ltd
  • Delphi Automotive Plc
  • Denso Corporation
  • Eaton Corporation Plc
  • Hilite International
  • Hitachi Ltd
  • Iskra Avtoelektrika Group
  • Johnson Controls Inc
  • Maxwell Technologies Inc
  • Mechadyne International Ltd
  • Metaldyne Llc
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
  • Remy International Inc
  • Robert Bosch Gmbh
  • Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co Kg
  • Valeo Sa

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