The major driving factor for the automotive air filters market is rising concern about health issues due to emission of undesirable, harmful gases from vehicles. Growing automotive sector, stringent regulation, and implementation of emission laws are the factors boosting the growth of the automotive air filters market. In addition, growth has been seen in the passenger vehicles segment in different developed countries, thereby increase in the quality of air intake in the engine as well as cabin will improve the comfort of passengers which will further fuel the growth of the automotive air filters market.
The global automotive air filters market is categorized on the basis of types namely, paper filters, oil bath filters, foam filters, and high performance filters. Among these types, paper filters have the maximum share in the market. As, paper filters are affordable in price, they are widely used in automobiles. It is simple to replace and also helps to separate fine solid particles from liquids and gases. Along with this, the automotive air filters market is also categorized based on its applications, that include passenger vehicles, light and heavy commercial vehicles, and two wheelers. Among these applications, passenger vehicles have the maximum share in the market, owing to the increasing disposable income of the individuals and growing awareness among the consumers towards heath concerns.
The companies operating in the air filters market include various established companies which are constantly engaged in designing and developing advanced products. Some of the major players in the global air filters market, include Robert Bosch GmbH, MANN+HUMMEL GmbH, Cummins, Inc., PARKER HANNIFIN CORP, MAHLE GmbH, ALCO Filters Ltd, Donaldson Company, Inc., Sogefi SpA, K&N Engineering, Inc., Zenith Auto Industries (P) Ltd, and BMC Srl.
Recent Industry News and Development:
- In March 2020, Donaldson Company Inc. introduced its Filter Minder wireless monitoring system for air filters on heavy-duty engines
- In April 2020, MANN-HUMMEL GmbH Introduced FreciousPlus, its modern innovation in cabin air filtration. This filter blocks unpleasant odors and harmful gases, such as nitrogen oxides and ozone, from the outside air, while eliminating almost 100 percent of harmful particles, such as fine dust