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Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Market 2014-2018

DUBLIN, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h6rgrc/global_automotive) have announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.

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The analysts forecast the Global Automotive Lightweight Materials market to grow at a CAGR of 14.47 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the stringent laws and regulations pertaining to the environment. The Global Automotive Lightweight Materials market has also been witnessing the increasing use of high-strength plastics. However, the volatile prices of raw materials could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.

The report, the Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the APAC and EMEA regions, and the Americas; it also covers the Global Automotive Lightweight Materials market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

The use of plastics in automotive applications has increased substantially over the years. For plastics to be employed in automotive components, a balanced set of properties such as crashworthiness, economical procurement costs, and high strength are required. There is an increasing use of high-strength plastics such as polyoxymethylene in automobile parts such as gears. Thus, the Global Automotive Lightweight Materials market is witnessing the increasing use of high-strength plastics.

Key Topics Covered:

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report

04. Market Research Methodology

05. Introduction

06. Market Landscape

07. Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Market

08. Market Segmentation by Type

09. Market Sub-segmentation by Type

10. Global Automotive Lightweight Metals Market

11. Global Automotive Lightweight Plastics Market

12. Geographical Segmentation

13. Buying Criteria

14. Market Growth Drivers

15. Drivers and their Impact

16. Market Challenges

17. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

18. Market Trends

19. Trends and their Impact

20. Vendor Landscape

21. Key Vendor Analysis

22. Other Reports in this Series

Companies Mentioned:

  • AK Steel Corp.
  • Alcoa Inc.
  • Aleris International Inc.
  • ArcelorMittal SA.
  • Arkema Group
  • Bayer AG
  • Borealis AG
  • Caparo Group Ltd.
  • Constellium NV
  • Dead Sea Magnesium Ltd.
  • Dow Chemical Co.
  • DuPont
  • EMS-Chemie Holding AG
  • Entec Polymers LLC
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • ExxonMobil Corp.
  • Formosa Plastics Corp.
  • Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
  • Huntsman International LLC
  • INEOS Group Ltd.
  • Industrial Urethanes
  • Jindal Aluminium Ltd.
  • Kaiser Aluminium Ltd.
  • Kineco Pvt. Ltd.
  • Kobe Steel Ltd.
  • Lanxess Corp.
  • LyondellBasell Industries NV
  • Magnesium Elektron
  • Meridian Lightweight Technologies
  • Momentive Performance Chemicals Inc.
  • Norsk Hydro ASA
  • Novelis Inc.
  • PolyPacific
  • Prime Polymer Co. Ltd.
  • Razin Engineering Plastics Co.
  • Renolit Group
  • Rima Group
  • Rio Tinto Alcan Inc.
  • SSAB
  • Saudi Basic Industries Corp.
  • Sekisui Foam Australia
  • Sinopec
  • Solvay-Rhodia
  • Styron LLC
  • Tata Steel
  • The NanoSteel Co. Inc.
  • ThyssenKrupp AG
  • Toray Industries Inc.
  • U.S Steel Corp.
  • U.S. Magnesium LLC.
  • Vedanta Aluminium Ltd.
  • Vimetco NV
  • Watts Urethane Products Ltd.

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