Automotive aftermarket fuel additives are chemicals added to fuel to enhance its performance. Fuel additives increase fuel efficiency, reduce emissions, and provide engine protection. With growing environmental concerns regarding vehicular emissions, there has been a rise in demand for fuel additives.
The global automotive aftermarket fuel additives market is estimated to be valued at US$ 2.27 billion in 2024 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 9.0% over the forecast period 2024 to 2031, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.
Market key trends:
Increased vehicle demand across emerging economies is propelling the growth of the automotive aftermarket fuel additives market. Rapid urbanization and rising disposable income in developing nations such as India, China, Brazil, and Mexico are enabling more people to own personal vehicles. This is leading to higher fuel consumption. With growing vehicle parc, the demand for automotive aftermarket fuel additives is increasing significantly in emerging economies. Furthermore, stringent emission regulations in these nations are compelling vehicle owners and manufacturers to use high-quality fuel with additives, thereby fueling the market growth.
Strength: The automotive aftermarket fuel additives market offers efficiency and performance optimization for vehicles. Fuel additives help improve fuel efficiency, clean fuel systems, and prevent formation of deposits.
Weakness: Fuel additives require periodic maintenance and replenishment which increases operating costs for consumers. Different types of vehicles also require tailored additive solutions.
Opportunity: Stricter emission norms worldwide are driving demand for low-emission vehicles. Fuel additives help reduce emissions and comply with evolving standards which can be tapped. Growth in older vehicle fleet also boosts replacement demand for fuel additives.
Threats: Electric vehicles are gaining traction due to declining battery costs and supportive policies. Rising EV adoption may potentially reduce consumption of gasoline variants and thereby demand for fuel additives over the long-run. Supply chain disruptions from lockdowns impact the Just In Time production of additives.
Global Automotive Aftermarket Fuel Additives Market Size is expected to witness high growth.
The Asia Pacific region currently dominates fueled by large vehicle parc in China and India. Increasing penetration of gasoline vehicles coupled with stringent emission norms will drive the regional market.
Key players operating in the automotive aftermarket fuel additives market include Hyosung Corporation. The company offers a wide range of gasoline and diesel additives to cater to different vehicle types. Players are focusing on innovative solutions to reduce emissions and improve fuel economy in view of changing mobility trends.
1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
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