Air Shields in Vehicles Market: Overview
Air Shields in Vehicles are used to protect the vehicle and its occupants from the wind and other harmful particles such as insects, dust and rocks. These shields are fitted to the front of the window and provide an aero dynamical support to the vehicle and its parts. The Air Shields in Vehicles are also applied with UV Coating to protect the screen from harmful ultraviolet radiation. However, this is not so usual in practice, as most air shields in vehicles are provided with laminated safety glass. When discussing about motorbikes the air shields in vehicles are used to shield the driver from the wind. But in racing and sports motorcycles, the air shields in vehicles are used to reduce the drag of the driver when he or she is in aerodynamic configuration of the body with the machine. The air shields in vehicles of motorbikes cannot provide a shield to the rider when he or she is sitting in upright position. Earlier air shields in vehicles were made of an ordinary glass in window but they used to lead to serious injuries during crashing of the vehicle. After the crashes got increased, more strong air shields in vehicles were developed.
Air Shields in Vehicles Market: Drivers & Restraints
The air shields in vehicles acts as a safety device for the driver and passengers just like the airbags and seatbelts. In many countries it is restricted the use of maximum tilt in the air shields in vehicles. But these shields can be used to avoid sun glare. Air shields in vehicles of some sports car are used to deflect the wind. The rise in demand for high performance vehicles increases the application of air shields in vehicles. The air shields increases the performance by not only protecting the vehicle and its parts from heavy wind but also increasing the efficiency of the vehicle. Due to the advancement in technology of vehicles like electric and hybrid vehicles coming in the market, air shield in vehicles are being innovated. The air shield in vehicles are being innovated and customized and this being seen as the production and development of a new vehicle, driving the growth of Air shields in vehicles market. The new segment is a much appreciated by the customers as these vehicles are have many features like being ecofriendly and providing much better fuel efficiency.
Air Shields in Vehicles Market: Market Segmentation
The Air Shields in Vehicles Market is segmented on three factors, on the basis of material type, geography and in terms of product type.
Based on material type, the Air Shields in Vehicles market is categorized into:
- Non metallic
Based on product type, the Air Shields in Vehicles market is segmented into:
- Wind and air shield Sleeving
- Air shield and Wind barriers
- Turbo air shields
- Spark plug boot air shields
- Exhaust and header wrap
- Exhaust Air Shield insulation
Air Shields in Vehicles Market: Regional Outlook
Geographically, Air Shields in Vehicles market has been categorized into seven key regions including North America, Eastern Europe, and Asia Pacific excluding japan, Latin America, Western Europe and the Middle East & Africa. North America is projected to be the global leader in Air Shields in Vehicles market. The region has endorsed some of the most advanced technologies in Air Shields in Vehicles market. Further with the advent of companies into nanotechnology, demand in the region’s Air Shields in Vehicles market is anticipated to shoot up over the end of forecast period. Asia Pacific is considered as another major player in Global Air Shields in Vehicles market as it offers massive demand for Air Shields in Vehicles.
Backed by rise in demand for Air Shields in Vehicles in Western Europe region, amid increasing income levels, demand for Air Shields in Vehicles with high end features such as Air Shields in Vehicles market is also on the rise. A large chunk of demand for Air Shields in Vehicles market is expected to come particularly from China and India based Air Shields in Vehicles manufacturers, as they shift their Air Shields in Vehicles market towards global standards. Further, many governments in the region have set bold targets to increase usage of Air Shields in Vehicles in their respective countries. Latin America, on similar lines as APEJ is expected to boost its demand for Air Shields in Vehicles, boosting higher demand for Air Shields in Vehicles market in the region. Eastern Europe and Middle East & Africa, Air Shields in Vehicles market is also projected to witness gradual growth during the forecast period, as Air Shields in Vehicles manufacturers are likely to gradually set up their manufacturing bases in the region, in the last years of the forecast period.
Air Shields in Vehicles Market: Key Players
Some of the prominent market players of Air Shields in Vehicles market are:-
- Dana Holding Corporation
- Lydall Inc.
- UGN Inc.
- Happich Gmbh
- Federal-Mogul Holding Corporation
- Progress-Werkoberkirch AG
- Elringklinger AG
- Autoneum Holding AG
- The Flex-N-Gate Group