europe connected car market

Europe Connected Car Market Forecast 2019–2025

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The term “connected car” is generally referred to as technologies, services, and applications that enable the vehicle to connect other devices within the vehicle and/or to connect networks, applications, and services outside the vehicle. The concept of connected cars (CC) is closely linked to the IoT focused on offering solutions across various areas, which include driver assistance, vehicle management, mobility management, safety, in-vehicle entertainment, and many others. A typical functional block of a connected car includes an operating system layer, virtualization layer, connectivity, V2X, firmware-over-the-air (FOTA) security, and application framework.

Market Dynamics – Connected Car Market in Europe

The transportation sector in Europe is moving toward data-based mobility, where automotive OEMs are heavily investing in digital technologies and increasingly focusing on partnering with solution providers across various areas such as connectivity, security, software, and others. Increasing awareness toward road safety, coupled with a favorable regulatory environment that supports the commercialization of connected car applications, is the key factor contributing to the growth of the connected car market in Europe.

Europe Connected Car Market

Increasing interest in real-time data-enabled solutions to optimize the transportation system operations along with rising government focus on improving road safety (driver, passenger, and pedestrian safety) through connectivity is propelling the growth of the connected car market in Europe. Additionally, continuous advancement in technologies such as 5G, artificial intelligence (AI), and blockchain is anticipated to fuel the growth of the connected car market in Europe. However, safety & security concerns and lack of standardized frameworks are identified as restraints likely to deter the progression of the connected car market in Europe during the forecast period.

Market Segmentation – Connected Car Market in Europe

The connected car market in Europe is segmented based on technology, connectivity, application, and country. Based on technology, the connected car market in Europe is segmented into embedded, integrated, and tethered. By application, the connected car market in Europe is segmented into location-based, infotainment, safety & security, convenience, driver assistance, and others.

Country-level Outlook – Connected Car Market in Europe

In terms of country-wise analysis, the connected car market in Europe is segmented into Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, and others. Germany and UK contributed to a significant market share in 2018 and are expected to maintain market dominance throughout the forecast period. This is mainly due to rising concerns on road safety and increasing investment in developing a comprehensive ecosystem for intelligent transportation.

Benefits and Vendors – Connected Car Market in Europe

The study on the connected car market in Europe contains an in-depth analysis of vendors, which includes financial health, business units, key business priorities, SWOT, strategies, and views; and competitive landscape. A few of the key players highlighted in this study include Robert Bosch GmbH, Continental AG, NXP Semiconductors, Ericsson, Aptiv, Airbiquity Inc., CloudMade, Intellias Ltd., Telefonica, S.A., and TomTom N.V.

The study offers a comprehensive analysis of the “Connected Car Market in Europe”. Bringing out the complete key insights of the industry, the report aims to provide an insight into the latest trends, current market scenario, and technologies related to the market. In addition, it helps the venture capitalists to understand the revenue opportunities across different segments to make better decisions.

  1. Industry Overview
    1. Industry Trends
    2. Future Possibilities
  2. Report Outline
    1. Report Scope
    2. Report Summary
    3. Research Methodology
    4. Report Assumptions
  3. Market Snapshot
    1. TAM & SAM
    2. Europe Connected Cars Market Revenue
    3. Europe Connected Cars Shipment
    4. Connected Cars Impact on Non-automotive Industries
    5. Related Markets
      1. Smart Cities
      2. Smart Homes
      3. Wearable Consumer IoT
  4. Market Characteristics
    1. Evolution of Market
    2. Value Chain
    3. Market Segmentation
    4. Market Dynamics
      1. Market Drivers
      2. Market Restrains
      3. Market Opportunities
      4. DRO – Impact Analysis
    5. Porter 5 (Five) Forces
  5. Trends and Roadmap
    1. Market Trends & Impact
    2. Technology Roadmap
  6. Connectivity: Market Size & Analysis
    1. Overview
    2. Embedded
      1. Overview
      2. Market Size & Analysis
    3. Integrated
      1. Overview
      2. Market Size & Analysis
  7. Tethered
    1. Overview

7.1 Market Size & Analysis

  1. Applications: Market Size & Analysis
    1. Overview
    2. Location-based Applications
      1. Overview
        1. Point of Interest and Navigation
        2. Traffic and Alternative Routing
        3. Geo-fencing Applications
      2. Market Size & Analysis
    3. Infotainment & HMI
      1. Overview
        1. Music and Video Streaming
        2. Social Networking
        3. News and Alerts
      2. Market Size & Analysis
    4. Safety & Security
      1. Overview
        1. Emergency Services
        2. Anti-theft System
        3. Monitoring Vehicle
      2. Market Size & Analysis
    5. Convenience
      1. Overview
        1. Remote Controlling
        2. Parking
        3. Vehicle Diagnostics
      2. Market Size & Analysis
    6. Driver Assistance
      1. Overview
      2. Market Size & Analysis
    7. Others
      1. Overview
      2. Market Size & Analysis
  2. Country: Market Size & Analysis
    1. Overview
    2. Germany
    3. UK    
    4. France
    5. Spain
    6. Italy  
    7. Others
  3. Competitive Landscape
    1. Competitor Comparison Analysis
      1. Automotive Companies by Connectivity
      2. Vendors By Operating Application Type
      3. Automotive Companies by Applications
    2. Market Landscape
      1. Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
      2. Joint Ventures & Collaborations
  4. Vendor Profile
    1. General Motors
    2. Ford Motor Company
    3. Delphi Automotive PLC
    4. NXP Semiconductors
    5. Daimler AG
    6. Continental AG
    7. Garmin International
  5. Global Generalists
    1. Apple Inc.
    2. Google Inc.
    3. International Business Machines Corporation
    4. AT&T Inc.
    5. Intel Coproration
  6. Companies to Watch For
    1. Zubie
    2. Intelligent Mechatronic Systems – IMS
    3. Jasper Technologies, Inc.
    4. Mojio
    5. Autonet Mobile



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  • In-house Estimation (Based on proprietary data bases and Models)
  • Market Triangulation
  • Forecasting

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