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Connected Hardware


  • Hardware, which enables networking of vehicles in different versions
  • eCall Technology
  • Extended, integrated telematics solutions ("Embedded Telematics")


  • Hardware for updating non connected cars to networking vehicles
  • OBD2 devices
  • Subsequent infotainment solutions with internet connection
Market definition


United States

  • Revenue in the "Connected Hardware" segment amounts to US$7,304m in 2017.
  • Revenue is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2017-2021) of 20.4 % resulting in a market volume of US$15,343m in 2021.
  • The Connected Car penetration is at 12.0 % in 2017 and is expected to hit 34.3 % in 2021.
  • The market's largest segment is the segment "Embedded Telematics" with a market volume of US$5,979m in 2017.
  • From a global comparison perspective it is shown that most revenue is generated in the United States (US$7,304m in 2017).
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