• LED headlamps are and will remain the  largest revenue generating segment in automotive LED lighting market 
  • Due to the simplicity in implementation of LEDs in design, and lower price compared to headlights, more OEMs have introduced LEDs in the tail lamps. Therefore, LED penetration for tail lamps is considerably higher for passenger cars than two-wheelers in 2019
  • High range MPVs and SUVs have LEDs for various lighting purposes such as reading lamps, glovebox lamps,map lamps, trunk lamps and ambient lighting
  • In commercial vehicle segment, at present, almost all revenue for  lighting market  is generated from interior and rear LED lighting in buses, LED headlight penetration in CVs is minuscule




Automotive LED Lighting Market share detailed by region




  • Global rear LED penetration grew to ~44% in H1-2019 from ~12% in 2014.
  • At present, LEDs usage on two wheelers are primarily aimed at improving aesthetic, styling and less to do with the improved luminance. So, we believe LEDs on two-wheelers are a premium product and offer immense value add to the consumers.2019 has not been a good year for  two-wheeler LED growth but post 2020-21 , further growth in penetration is expected
  • In US, custom LED headlights are available in the Freightliner`s medium-duty trucks as a factory-installed option on new Freightliner M2 models 106 and 112, as well as on Thomas Built C2 bus
  • In premium segment,all round(100%) LED lighting has become a trend now. Almost all OEMs have adopted LEDs, HID in frontal lighting is gradually being phased out
  • In Electric vehicle segment, which sold 2.1 Million vehicles in 2018 and is estimated at 2.2 Million units in 2019. LED lighting penetration was more than 40%. Tesla has 100% LED lighting on all  vehicles
  • Many suppliers are now investing in PCB tooling locally to reduce their cost and improve margins. Gross margin on LED lighting is substantially higher than halogen lighting




LEDs are priced at 3x-4X higher than conventional halogen based lighting.Although LEDs are growing at a faster rate, majority of the automotive lighting is still halogen based due to cost reasons.


The automotive LED lighting market is estimated at $XXM in 2019, growing at –% CAGR




There are 15 major tier-1 automotive LED lighting suppliers, globally and we have profiled the top 12. Koito, Valeo and Hella are the top three players in automotive LED lighting market globally accounting for ~50%+ market share, cumulatively.

The market is extremely consolidated at present(top 3 suppliers have 50%+ cumulative market share).But, we expect the market to open up in coming years on account of many new entrants.The EBITDA margins for auto LED lighting suppliers is ~XX% but on account fo growing LED penetration it is expected to grow by 120-150 basis points by 2025.



  1. Valeo
  2. Magnetti Marelli S.p.A
  3. HELLA KGaA Hueck & Co
  4. ZKW Group
  5. OSRAM GmbH
  6. Koito Co, Letd
  7. Stanley Electric Co.Ltd
  8. Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd
  9. Varroc Lighting Solutions
  10. Minda Industries Ltd
  11. Lumax Industries
  12. Fiem Industries


  1. Segmentation of passenger vehicles by segment and their respective lighting technology
  2. Penetration of LED Headlights in new car sales in top 20 passenger car markets, two wheelers and commercial vehicles
  3. Value chain of automotive LED lighting manufacturing
  4. Present and upcoming passenger vehicle platforms with LED headlights
  5. Growth of Adaptive LED headlights and related market dynamics
  6. What could be the scope of LED lighting in commercial vehicles? Which segment is most important?
  7. Role of Taiwan in automotive LED chip manufacturing
  8. Threat to the LED headlight after-market from counterfeit LEDs manufactured in East Asia
  9. Future of HID and halogen headlight market in all segments
  10. Market share of automotive LED light manufacturers and their OEM alignment
  11. Impact of BS Vi emission norm on motorcycle LED lighting market in India
  12. Which headlight technology ( projector /reflector) will grow at a faster rate?
  13. Growth in LED DRLs(Day time running lamps) in all major countries 
  14. Details on motorcycle LED headlight market in ASEAN countries
  15. Consumer feedback- the aspect of LEDs on overall aesthetics of a vehicle
1Market Segmentation3
2Executive Summary5-6
4Global LED lighting technology trends16-17
5About EV market and LED lighting used18-19
6Cost breakdown of LED headlight by weight and components20
7Global LED headlight sourcing trends21
8Upcoming vehicle platforms and their LED headlights22
9Market Size, Dynamics and Forecast, By Headlights23-30
10Market Size, Dynamics and Forecast, By Vehicle segment31-40
11Market Size, Dynamics and Forecast, By Vehicle type41-48
12LED headlight manufacturing in US, Europe and Asia49-55
13Growth in adaptive/Intelligent LED lighting56-68
14Competitive Landscape69-70
15Company Profiles71-85
16Details on LED lighting chip suppliers86-87
17Unmet needs and Market Opportunity for suppliers88
195 Key Predictions for next 5 years90-91
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