From AI-driven Design to In-vehicle Software: Growth Opportunities Amidst the Chip Crisis

Dublin, Oct. 05, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "OEM Risk Mitigation Strategies for the Chip Shortage" report has been added to's offering.

In an era of rapid technological advancement, the automotive industry relies heavily on semiconductor chips for a multitude of critical functions, from engine management to interactive infotainment and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS). These versatile chips are the linchpin in creating intelligent, efficient vehicles. However, the global shortage of semiconductor chips, which first emerged in 2020 and persisted into 2022, has thrown unprecedented challenges at automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) worldwide.

In response to this crisis, automotive OEMs have taken strategic measures, demonstrating remarkable financial resilience and returning to pre-pandemic growth rates. Yet, it is essential to acknowledge that the semiconductor chip crisis has not reached its peak, and its impact continues to resonate throughout the industry. This compelling market research report presents an extensive strategic analysis of OEM performance during this defining crisis, shedding light on the diverse tactics employed to combat its ongoing effects.

The report underscores the indispensable role of semiconductor chips in the automotive sector, delves into the profiles of key market participants and their market shares, and chronicles the events that have led to this enduring predicament. Moreover, it explores the differential impact of the crisis on OEMs based on geographic location and other critical factors, offering insights into the companies most and least affected. Above all, the report reveals intriguing partnerships among industry stakeholders who are collectively charting a new course forward amidst this crisis. This in-depth study unravels the intricate dynamics of the market while providing a comprehensive understanding of this pressing issue.

Key Points:

  • Semiconductor Chip Dependency: The automotive industry heavily relies on semiconductor chips for critical functions, including engine management, infotainment systems, and ADAS.
  • Ongoing Crisis: The global semiconductor chip shortage, which began in 2020 and extended into 2022, has had a profound impact on automotive OEMs worldwide.
  • Strategic Measures: Automotive OEMs have implemented various strategies to address the crisis, leading to a return to pre-pandemic growth rates.
  • Long-Term Challenge: Despite these efforts, the semiconductor crisis persists, with many measures yet to yield results due to the complex nature of chip manufacturing.
  • Differential Impact: OEMs have experienced varying impacts based on geographical location and other factors, with some emerging more affected than others.
  • Partnerships Emerge: Industry stakeholders are forging partnerships to navigate the crisis and reshape the industry's path forward.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Strategic Imperatives

2. Growth Environment

  • Key Strategies to Mitigate the Chip Shortage Crisis
  • Major Automotive Chip Suppliers
  • Benchmarking OEM Strategies for the Chip Shortage
  • Ford: Performance Overview
  • Interesting Automotive Semiconductor Chip Manufacturing Partnerships

3. Growth Opportunity Analysis

  • Scope of Analysis
  • Growth Drivers
  • Growth Restraints

4. Impact of the Semiconductor Shortage on the Automotive Industry

  • Events Leading to the Semiconductor Shortage
  • Tackling the Semiconductor Shortage
  • Production Cuts Lead to More Production Losses.
  • Key Strategies to Mitigate the Chip Shortage Crisis
  • Other Suggested Measures
  • Key Findings: The Crisis So Far

5. Overview of the Global Automotive Semiconductor Industry

  • Semiconductor Chips in Vehicles: An Overview
  • Understanding the Semiconductor Industry
  • Semiconductor Manufacturing Capacity Distribution
  • Major Automotive Chip Suppliers
  • Chip Manufacturing Value Chain
  • The Persistent Semiconductor Crisis
  • Key Findings: Semiconductors for the Automotive Industry

6. OEM Strategies to Overcome the Crisis

  • OEM Impact Analysis
  • Overcoming the Chip Shortage Crisis: Strategy Overview
  • Ford: Performance Overview
  • Ford: Strategies Undertaken
  • GM: Performance Overview
  • GM: Strategies Undertaken
  • Wolfspeed: Case Study
  • Volkswagen: Performance Overview
  • Volkswagen: Strategies Undertaken
  • CARIAD: Case Study
  • Honda: Performance Overview
  • Honda: Strategies Undertaken
  • Toyota: Performance Overview
  • Toyota: Strategies Undertaken
  • Tesla: Performance Overview
  • Tesla: Strategies Undertaken
  • Hyundai-Kia: Performance Overview
  • Hyundai-Kia: Strategies Undertaken
  • Benchmarking OEM Strategies for the Chip Shortage
  • Interesting Automotive Semiconductor Chip Manufacturing Partnerships
  • Regional Highlights: the United States

7. Widely Adopted Strategies: A Critical Analysis

  • Strategies: By Region
  • Strategies: Major Pitfalls
  • Key Findings: Widely Adopted Strategies

8. Growth Opportunity Universe

  • Growth Opportunity 1: AI-driven Design to Reduce and Optimize Chip Usage in Automobiles
  • Growth Opportunity 2: Automakers to Differentiate Themselves and Grow through their Chip Strategies
  • Growth Opportunity 3: Use of In-vehicle Software to Eliminate Dependence on Semiconductor Chips

9. Next Steps

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