Chemical and Materials Electric Vehicle (Car) Polymers Market

The Electric Vehicle (car) Polymers Market size is projected to grow at a CAGR 59.12% rate during the forecast period. Electric vehicle polymers are used to reduce the vehicle weight without affecting the efficiency of the car. Polymers are the only alternatives to metals as they possess similar properties to those of metals, such as flame retardancy, abrasion resistance, stiffness, toughness, electrical insulation, and heat resistance. Replacing metals with the polymers is a key solution for the electric car manufacturers to reduce the overall vehicle weight.

Polymer has proven to be the ideal material for the interior components and is majorly preferred by manufacturers in place of metals as they have lower accidental risk and safety issues. Also, polymers are durable and aesthetically pleasing. In addition, it reduces noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) levels of an electric car. Both the types of polymers, engineering plastics and elastomers, are preferred for this segment of components.

Elastomers are materials that are produced by joining polymers through chemical bonds to achieve a crosslinking structure. Elasticity and high elongation against cracking and breaking properties has led to increased use of them in the form of rubber in an electric car for manufacturing of tires and as sealants. Elastomers is particularly demanded for the property of insulation in the cars and the manufacturing of tires.

APAC is estimated to be the largest market in electric vehicle polymers market during the forecast period. Increased production of electric cars in China, Japan, South Korea, among other countries has led to increased consumption of polymers in electric vehicle (car) applications. Increasing concern for reducing the level of carbon footprints, government support, weight reduction are the major factors facilitating the growth of electric vehicle (car) polymers market in this region.

The BASF (Germany), DowDuPont (US), Covestro (Germany), Celanese (US), SABIC (Saudi Arabia), Solvay (Belgium), LANXESS (Germany), LG Chem (South Korea), Asahi Kasei (Japan), and Evonik Industries (Germany) are some of the players operating in the Electric Vehicle (Car) Polymers market.

Key Questions Addressed by the Report

  • What are the global trends in demand for electric vehicle (car) polymers? Will the market witness an increase or decline in demand in the near future?
  • What is the percentage share of electric vehicle (car) polymers present in the overall weight of an electric car?
  • What were the revenue pockets for the electric vehicle (car) polymers in 2018?
  • What are the different regulations developed for electric cars, globally?
  • Who are the key players in the electric vehicle polymers market, globally?

  1. Introduction
  2. Market Definition
  3. Study Scope
  4. Study Period
  5. Market Stakeholders
  6. Research Methodology
  7. Secondary Research
  8. Primary Research
  9. Research Design
  10. Data Validation
  11. Limitations and Assumptions
  12. Market Dynamics
  13. Drivers
  14. Increasing Manufacturing and Sales of Electric Cars Globally
  15. Increasing Use to Reduce the Weight of Electric Cars
  16. Challenges
  17. Rising Need for Technologically Advanced Polymers From Electric Car Manufacturers
  18. High Price of Polymers
  19. Opportunities
  20. Adoption of Polymers in New Components of Electric Cars
  21. Executive Summary
  22. Electric Vehicle (Car) Polymers Market, By Type
  23. Engineering Plastics
  24. Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
  25. Polyamide
  26. Polycarbonate
  27. Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS)
  28. Polyurethane
  29. Polypropylene
  30. Fluoropolymer
  31. Thermoplastic Polyester
  32. Others (Polyethylene, Polyacetal, Polyphenylene Ether, Polyphenylene Oxide, Polysulfone, Polyethersulfone, Polyetherimide, Polyphthalamide, Polyetheretherketone)
  33. Elastomers
  34. Synthetic Rubber
  35. Natural Rubber
  36. Fluoroelastomer
  37. Silicone Elastomer
  38. Others (Thermoplastic Olefin, Styrenic Block Copolymer, Thermoplastic Polyurethane, Thermoplastic Vulcanizate, Thermoplastic Copolyester, Polyether Block Amide)
  39. Electric Vehicle (Car) Polymers Market, By Component
  40. Powertrain System
  41. Exterior
  42. Interior
  43. Electric Vehicle (Car) Polymers Market, By Region
  44. North America
  45. US
  46. Canada
  47. Mexico
  48. Europe
  49. Germany
  50. France
  51. UK
  52. Norway
  53. Sweden
  54. Netherlands
  55. Rest of Europe
  56. Asia Pacific
  57. China
  58. India
  59. Japan
  60. South Korea
  61. Rest of APAC
  62. Rest of World
  63. Company Profiles
  64. Leading Companies in Electric Vehicle (Car) Polymers Market
  65. BASF SE
  66. DowDuPont
  67. Covestro
  68. Celanese
  69. SABIC
  70. Solvay
  72. LG Chem
  73. Asahi Kasei
  74. Evonik Industries
  75. Other Players
  76. Daikin Industries

*Company introduction, financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis

  1. Conclusion and Recommendations
  2. Appendix
  3. About
  4. Related Reports
  5. Glossary

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