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Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Nanotechnology in the Automotive and Transportation Industry: Applications and Markets to 2015" report to their offering.

Nanotechnology in the Automotive and Transportation Industry

Posted on June 18th, 2011

Automotive manufacturers are keen to utilise technologies which offer cost-effective improvements in vehicle performance as well as enabling them to meet stricter legislation regarding emissions and safety. There are a number of products and processes enhanced by nanomaterials making an impact in the automotive industry. These include carbon nanotube coatings for EMI and ESD for fuel systems components; nanocomposites incorporating a variety of materials for structural reinforcement and safety; nanoparticle catalysts for fuel economy; nano additives for lubricants; and easy-clean, self-cleaning, anti-fogging, anti-abrasion, anti-corrosion and self-repairing coatings.

Companies such as Toyota, General Motors, Ford and Rolls Royce are all taking a lead in developing technologies in these areas, supplementing in-house R&D with collaboration with innovative nanomaterials application developers both in business and the research community.

These products represent the first generation of nanomaterials enhanced products with application in the automotive sector. Second generation products for the car of the future will encompass fuel cells, smart tires, shape memory materials, multifunctional high-strength and lightweight structure materials and sensors. This report covers the size of the current market for first generation products, and forecasts the financial impact of the second generation products coming on stream in the next 5-7 years.

Application areas covered in the report include:

Fuel Cells
Power Systems
Tyres
Heat Transfer
Lighting and Displays
Sensors
Coatings
Smart Materials
Interiors
Structural and Functional Materials.

Technologies currently under commercial development or in production, covered in the report include:

Fuel filter housings
Smart tyres
Nanoscale additives for catalysts, thermal fluids, lubricants and composites
Anti-fog coatings for windshields and mirrors
Self-cleaning coatings
Anti-scratch, anti-corrosion and self-repairing surfaces
This report provides an in-depth assessment of the impact of nanotechnologies, covering:

Key Applications and market opportunity to 2015
Global revenue forecasts
Key nanotechnologies
Key trends and drivers
Key players
Key Topics Covered:

1 INTRODUCTION

1.1 NANOTECHNOLOGY & NANOMATERIALS

1.1.1 GLOBAL SPENDING IN NANOTECHNOLOGY

2 METHODOLOGY

3 COMMERCIALISING NANOTECHNOLOGY IN THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR

3.1 FROM LAB TO PRODUCT

3.2 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

3.3 MARKET TRENDS AND DRIVERS

4 NANOTECHNOLOGIES FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR

4.1 NANOPARTICLES

4.2 NANOCOMPOSITES

4.3 NANOENCAPSULATION

4.4 NANOPOROUS MATERIALS

4.5 NANOFIBRES

4.6 FULLERENES

4.7 CARBON NANOTUBES

4.8 NANOCOATINGS

5 NANOTECHNOLOGY IN THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR

6 COMPANY PROFILES

7 RESEARCH CENTRE PROFILES

8 GLOSSARY OF TERMS

Companies Mentioned:

Angstron Materials LLC
ApNano Materials, Inc
BASF AG
Bayer MaterialScience
BYK Chemie
Carbon NT&F 21
Catalyx Nanotech Inc.
ChromoGenics
FutureCarbon GmbH
Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc.
Hyperion Catalysis International
H2OIL Corporation
ISTN Inc
Luna Nanoworks
MER Corporation
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
Nanolab, Inc
Nanocomposites Inc.
Nanodynamics Inc
Nanogate Advanced Materials GmbH
Nanolab, Inc
Nanoledge
Nanoproofed
Nanoshel
NTC Nano Tech Coatings GmbH
Nanolab, Inc
Nanophase Technologies Corporation
Nanostructured & Amorphous Materials, Inc.
Nanotec Pty Ltd
Nano-X GmbH

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