The global automotive infotainment market is expected to cross $35 billion by 2025. Due to changes in customer preferences and a shift in the focus of OEMs from infotainment hardware to software, the automotive infotainment market has gotten a major push.
Top 12 companies in the global automotive infotainment market:
1) Denso Corp.
One of the leading suppliers of advanced automotive technology, systems, and components, Denso provides a wide range of automotive infotainment systems. Its voice-automated infotainment system is already being used in Ford automobiles. Denso’s products are also known for their customized touch-screen layout and ability to download apps like Flickr, Facebook, and Pandora.
2) Alpine Electronics Inc.
Part of the Alps Group, Alpine Electronics is a major developer, manufacturer, and seller of audio products for automobiles. The company’s aftermarket solutions are popular and widely adopted worldwide.
It has developed a receiver that is compatible with Apple’s latest CarPlay infotainment offering, thereby increasing its growth prospects. The company has also collaborated with multimedia playback, streaming, and media management major Cinemo GmbH to provide advanced infotainment systems.
3) Harman International Industries Inc.
This global infotainment system provider has obtained contracts from Daimler to provide next-generation telematics control units in Daimler automobiles. The company also provides integrated on-board telematics and infotainment units which connect cars to Daimler’s intelligent traffic management centers.
4) Continental AG
One of world’s largest automotive manufacturing companies, Continental AG develops, manufactures, and sells passenger cars, light trucks, industrial tires, and other related products.
Tachographs, automotive safety, brake systems, chassis components, and powertrain components are other products Continental AG specializes in.
5) Panasonic Corp.
One of the key players in the global automotive infotainment market, Panasonic generates huge revenue from the sale of infotainment solutions. The company is manufacturing voice solutions and devices which can minimize cabin noise. Advanced head-up displays, gesture-control systems, and voice recognition systems are other user-friendly products from Panasonic.
6) Pioneer Corp.
A major name in the automotive infotainment market, Pioneer is already expanding its operations in India, Russia, Brazil, and China. The company is in joint ventures with the Chinese automaker SAIC Motor Corporation Limited to come up with a better navigation business.
This US-based company is the largest sales subsidiary of Kenwood Corporation of Japan. Well known for its product quality, performance, and value, Kenwood USA has made major investments in R&D around automotive infotainment systems.
A leading European brand, Blaupunkt is a top-notch producer of car radios. Founded in 1932, Blaupunkt is known for its quality and innovation. In the infotainment market, the company has already built a niche for itself, and is planning to expand into the APAC and EMEA regions as well.
9) Fujitsu Ten
This company employs cutting-edge telecommunications, sensing and control technologies which optimize control and enhance vehicle performance. Their infotainment systems provide more than just entertainment, improving overall road safety and cutting down on negative environmental impact.
10) Garmin Ltd.
A leader in the general aviation and consumer GPS market, Garmin Ltd. has a wide range of automotive products for cars, motorcycles, and semi-trucks. Its Garmin DriveAssist is a GPS auto navigator with advanced driver alerts that provides real-time services like basic weather and live traffic.
11) Aptiv PLC
In 2017, Delphi debuted its scalable infotainment Integrated Cockpit Controller (ICC). With this product the company has made its entry into the high-end vehicle segment. The company is already a global supplier to OEMs, and its other products include valve trains, advanced FIS, sensors, and power electronics technologies.
The automotive segment of Bose has brought the technology developed for home theaters and music venues to automotive speakers and automotive systems. Already automotive giants like Fiat, Audi, Chevrolet, and Porsche are using infotainment systems from Bose.
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