Global Automotive Sensors Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report

The automotive sensors procurement report offers a comprehensive overview of the market competitiveness score in terms of the performance of products, such as the car engine sensor. This report also highlights the top auto sensors suppliers to enable the procurement of high-quality products at the best market rates.

  • Published: Sep 2018
  • Pages: 105
  • SKU: IRCMSTR14995
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Automotive sensors market overview

At present, the developed nations are exhibiting the need to upgrade the vehicles performance in terms of fuel economy index, on-board diagnostics, emissions, vehicle maintenance, and recalls. This need to comply with emission regulations is driving the demand for car sensors, and is thereby, boosting the spend growth momentum for the automotive sensors market. Automotive sensors are integrated with GPS tracking and real-time alerts and help in averting accidents on roadways. This procurement report also offers detailed insights into the supply market to help buyers procure various types of auto sensors, such as car engine sensor, and identifies the key category growth drivers to help the buyers reduce spend.

Why should you buy the report?

This procurement report offers a categorical analysis of the factors that are driving the growth of the market and the demand for the automotive sensors. It also offers insights into the market across specific regions that are exhibiting a higher demand for products like car engine sensor and other auto sensors. Such insights will help the investors in creating as well as revising their procurement strategy. Leveraging such strategies will minimize risks while investing in the market and will also ensure better profit margins.

Key insights offered in this report will help the buyers:

  • Understand the spend potential within the automotive sensors market
  • Assess the total cost of ownership
  • Understand the supply chain margins
  • Analyze strategic sourcing strategies

Understand the global category spend for automotive sensors market        

Safety initiatives undertaken by the governments from across the globe have made it compulsory for automobile manufacturers to install better systems and devices such as automotive sensors in their vehicles. This is subsequently augmenting the sale of the automotive sensors and is also increasing the markets global category spend.

This procurement report, which is a part of SpendEdges components and spares category, offers additional insights into:

  • Global spend on automotive sensors for the period of 2017-2022
  • Major category growth enablers
  • Regional and global spend segmentation
  • Supply chain margin

Optimize category spend for the automotive sensors market

Implementation of the BOT model is considered to be one of the most indispensable procurement practices in the automotive sensors market. In the BOT model, the manufacturers will be paid by the buyers on the basis of each product. Such practices will reduce the buyers ad-hoc spend and procurement costs associated with automotive sensors. Additionally, it helps in sharing market and operational risks between both the buyers and the suppliers.

This automotive sensors procurement report also offers a coverage of:

  • Strategic sustainability practices
  • Procurement best practices
  • Buyer and supplier KPIs

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Understand the automotive sensors supply landscape

Considering the fact that the automotive sensors are an integral part for many end-user industries, the buyers must prefer suppliers who can ensure the timely delivery of the products that are used in assembling the automobile.

This procurement report also identifies the major costs incurred by the suppliers and offers a coverage of:

  • Suppliers operational management
  • Supplier evaluation criteria
  • Supplier cost breakup

Build effective category management strategies for the automotive sensors market

The category managers are advised to deal with suppliers who can provide a one-stop solution for the category including gears, braking system, transmission, auto sensors, and safety equipment. This will benefit the buyers by reducing their ad-hoc expenditure and eliminating the need for multiple supplier engagements.

Key insights offered in this procurement report on automotive sensors will help the buyers identify:

  • Strategies to adhere to regulatory nuances
  • Demand forecasting and governance objectives
  • Topline growth opportunities


An analysis of the top suppliers of car engine sensor, automotive sensor types, and the best negotiation levers are offered in this automotive sensors procurement report.

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PART 01: Executive Summary

PART 02: Market Insights

  • Global category spend
  • Category spend growth
  • Spend segmentation by region
  • Regional spend dynamics
  • Regional influence on global spend
  • Regional spend opportunity for suppliers

PART 03: Category Pricing Insights

  • Pricing outlook
  • Supplier cost structure
  • Outlook for input costs
  • Total cost of ownership analysis
  • Overview of pricing models
  • Comparison of pricing models
  • Supply chain margins
  • Cost drivers impacting pricing
  • Volume drivers impacting pricing

PART 04: Cost-Saving Opportunities

  • Supplier-side levers
  • Buyer-side levers
  • Quantifying cost-saving opportunities
  • Quantifying cost savings by negotiation strategies

PART 05: Best Practices

  • Innovation and success stories
  • Procurement excellence best practices
  • Procurement best practices
  • Sustainability practices

PART 06: Category Ecosystem

  • Market favorability index for suppliers
  • Competitiveness index for suppliers
  • Buyers power
  • Supplier power score
  • Threat of new entrants
  • Threat of substitutes
  • Buyer ecosystem
  • Supplier ecosystem

PART 07: Category Management Strategy

  • Category management objectives
  • Supplier and buyer KPIs
  • Outsourcing category management activities
  • Risk management

PART 08: Category Management Enablers

  • Procurement organization
  • Category enablers

PART 09: Suppliers Selection

  • RFx essentials
  • Supplier selection criteria
  • Service level agreement
  • Incumbent supplier evaluation metrics

PART 10: Suppliers Under Coverage

  • Overview
  • Supplier positioning
  • Profile: Bosch
  • Profile: Continental
  • Profile: DENSO
  • Profile: Aptiv plc
  • Profile: Analog Devices
  • Profile: Sensata Technologies

PART 11: US Market Insights

  • Category spend in the US
  • Price outlook
  • Supplier cost structure in the US
  • Margins of suppliers in the US
  • Category cost drivers
  • Category volume drivers
  • Overview of best practices in the US
  • Procurement best practices in the US
  • US supply market overview
  • Supplier positioning for the US
  • Regional category risks

PART 12: Category Definition

  • Category hierarchy
  • Category scope
  • Category map

PART 13: Appendix

  • List of abbreviations
  • Key notes
  • Global category spend (2017-2022)
  • Category spend growth (2017-2022)
  • Regional spend dynamics
  • Regional spend dynamics
  • Comparison of category maturity across regions
  • Regional spend opportunity for suppliers (2017-2022)
  • Category pricing dynamics
  • Supplier cost breakup
  • Input cost dynamics
  • Total cost of ownership model
  • Benefit comparison of pricing models
  • Pricing models – comparison matrix
  • Supplier margin analysis
  • Margin analysis across supply chain
  • Cost drivers
  • Volume drivers
  • Cost-saving opportunities: Supply-side levers
  • Cost-saving opportunities: Demand-side levers
  • Cost-saving opportunity matrix
  • Negotiation grid
  • Innovation and success stories
  • Procurement excellence summary: Impact on the category
  • Supplier relationship management metrics
  • Strategic sourcing and category management metrics
  • Technology-facilitated procurement metrics
  • Procurement best practices dashboard
  • Sustainability practices: Impact on the category
  • Sustainability best practices
  • Market environment score
  • Market competitiveness score
  • Buyer power score
  • Supplier power score
  • Ease of market entry score
  • Ease of substitution score
  • Buyer ecosystem: Outlook
  • Supplier ecosystem: Outlook
  • Ecosystem disruption threats
  • Key category management objectives
  • Supplier KPI dashboard: Importance for the category
  • Buyer KPI dashboard: Importance for the category
  • Category management enablers
  • Risk management matrix
  • Category enablers: Procurement model
  • Category enablers: Technology
  • RFx questions
  • Phase I RFI considerations
  • SLA terms
  • Supplier performance benchmarking criteria
  • Supplier operational capability matrix
  • Supplier positioning matrix
  • Bosch – Key information dashboard
  • Continental – Key information dashboard
  • DENSO – Key information dashboard
  • Aptiv plc – Key information dashboard
  • Analog Devices – Key information dashboard
  • Sensata Technologies – Key information dashboard
  • US category spend (2017-2022)
  • Category pricing dynamics
  • Supplier cost breakup
  • Supplier margin analysis
  • Margin analysis across supply chain
  • Cost drivers
  • Volume drivers
  • Procurement excellence summary: Impact on the category
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Strategic sourcing and category management
  • Technology-facilitated procurement
  • Procurement best practices dashboard
  • Supplier operational capability matrix
  • Supplier positioning matrix
  • Risk management matrix
  • Category definition
  • Category nuances
  • Importance of category relative to other categories

Research Framework

SpendEdge presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. The analysts have presented the various facets of the market with a particular focus on identifying the key category influencers. The data thus presented is comprehensive, reliable, and the result of extensive research, both primary and secondary.


Primary research

  • Procurement heads
  • Category managers
  • Sourcing consortium professionals
  • Industry experts and thought leaders
  • Procurement managers
  • Category heads of suppliers
  • Client account heads/managers
  • Client and industry consultants

Secondary research

  • Industry journals and reports
  • Periodicals and new articles
  • Category webinars
  • Internal categiry playbooks
  • Industry and government websites on regulations and compliance
  • Internal databases
  • Industry blogs/thought leader briefings



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