Automotive fabric is a very important part in the automotive sector and is mainly used for upholstery and interiors including headliners, dashboards, interior carpets, and other parts of the vehicle. The automotive fabric also offers interior ambiance, attractive look, and vehicle safety. In addition, In addition, the automotive fabric has many properties such as it is cold cracking resistant, durable, UV rays stable, easy to clean, and can help in minimizing fatigue. The automotive fabrics are available in various designs such as nonwoven, coated, woven, knitted, or composite fabrics that are soft, elastic, flexible, and lightweight in nature. In addition, automotive fabric including headlining, lining, and spray adhesive used to repair and replace damaged interior surfaces of the vehicle.
Increasing adoption of automotive fabric in the automotive industry for several applications such as floor covering, upholstery, airbags, tires, safety belts, and pre-assembled interior components is the main reason for rising production of various types of automotive fabric. Also, rising preference for several types of automotive fabric such as wool, vinyl, leather, polyester, and nylon in the automotive sector result in high demand for automotive fabric.
Rising disposable income of individuals, changing the standard of living, and increasing consumer demand for more comfortable and secure vehicles across the globe are some major reasons for the high demand of automotive fabric in the automotive industry. In addition, rising adoption of advanced fabric materials coupled with high quality in the automotive sector, and increasing passage cars manufacturing in developing and developed countries are other reasons for high adoption of automotive fabric globally.
Furthermore, rising demand for safety devices, technological innovations in the vehicles, and increasing vehicle production volume by automotive manufacturers across the globe are some reason for the high growth of the automotive fabric in the upcoming years. Rising expansion of automotive production plant across the globe is another reason for the high adoption of automotive fabric across the globe.
Moreover, increasing adoption of automobile accessories and raising awareness about safety measures, are other important reasons for the high demand of automotive fabric across the globe.
However, availability of alternative automotive fabric materials such as natural leather, PVC, and synthetic leather resulting in less demand for automotive fabric across the globe.
Rising technological advancement in the vehicles and high adoption of luxury cars among individuals in the countries such as Canada, US, France, Italy, Germany, and the UK in the North America and Europe regions. In addition, the high presence of automotive fabric manufacturers in the countries in this region will support the growth of the automotive fabric. Expanding automobile production plants and high demand for passenger cars in countries such as Japan, China, and India in the Asia Pacific region. In addition, the high availability of raw materials and low production cost are some reasons for the high demand of automotive fabric in this region. Furthermore, rising number of automotive fabric manufacturers, and high popularity if various types and brands passenger cars among individuals in the countries such as South Africa, Israel, Mexico, and Brazil in the Latin America and Middle East & Africa regions.
Prominent players operating in the global automotive fabric market including, Adient PLC, Lear Corporation, Toyota Boshoku Corporation, and Takata Corporation