European Automotive OS Market size to cross $3bn by 2026

Published Date: 2021-02-15

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European Automotive OS Market size is poised to reach USD 3 billion by 2026; according to a forecast report by Graphical Research. The wide-spread presence of various automotive manufacturers, which are focusing on equipping their vehicles with advanced technological systems to improve the driving experience is fueling the European market.

The growing technological developments and integrations into new generation vehicles are enabling enterprises across the automotive market to leverage sophisticated automotive OS systems. Technological proliferation in the luxury in-car OS, such as advanced graphic user interface, voice recognition, and intuitive touchscreens, is expected to drive the automotive operating systems market across the region. Companies engaged in the manufacturing of commercial vehicles are adopting advanced driver assistance systems to offer improved safety & security, expanding the market size for automotive OS.

The android operating system segment in the Europe automotive OS market is predicted to register a growth of 20% from 2020 to 2026. The market growth is attributed to the rising demand for an OS to support extensive customizations in in-vehicle infotainment systems. The android automotive operating system is available as an open-source project and offers expansive customization capabilities. The android OS processes the pre-installed in-vehicle infotainment systems and supports multiple second & third-party applications. This operating system differs from the Android Auto, as the OS runs directly on the vehicle hardware infrastructure.

Browse detailed statistical insights from the report, “European Automotive Operating System (OS) Market Size By Vehicle Type (Passenger Vehicle, Commercial Vehicle), By Type (Android, Linux, QNX, Windows Embedded Automotive 7), Research Report, Country Outlook (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Sweden), Price Trends, Growth Prospects, Competitive Industry Share & Forecasts, 2020 - 2026” along with the table of contents (ToC) @

The passenger vehicle held the market share of over 80% in 2019 owing to the flourishing passenger vehicle production and the demand for improved in-vehicle experience from individual customers. The automotive companies in the region continuously focus on enhancing the automotive experience by integrating advanced techniques and technologies into vehicles. For instance, in September 2019, Denso Corporation, an automotive equipment manufacturer, partnered with Blackberry Limited for the development of the advanced Human Machine Interface (HMI) digital cockpit system. The developed cockpit system was developed by using Blackberry’s QNX Hypervisor technology to enable integrated control to the in-vehicle cockpit system.

Spain automotive operating system market is expected to witness the highest growth rate during the forecast period due to supportive government initiatives to accelerate the adoption of autonomous vehicles. In August 2018, the Spanish government expanded its regulatory framework to accommodate self-driving vehicles on its public roads. The new regulations encompassed all autonomous vehicles up to level 5. According to this framework, the requirements needed to conduct tests will depend on their level of automation.

The companies operating in the market are focusing on new product developments and innovations. For instance, in October 2020, Microsoft Corporation signed a partnership agreement with Volkswagen AG. Through this partnership, both the companies are set to develop a Volkswagen automotive cloud and upgrade its infotainment system with new features as per the growing demand from customers.

Some of the key vendors in the European automotive OS market include AT ArcherMind Technology (Nanjing) Co., Ltd., Baidu, Inc., BlackBerry Limited, BMW AG (Bayerische Motoren Werke AG), Continental AG, Ford Motor Company, General Motors Company, GENIVI Alliance, Android (Alphabet Inc.), Green Hills Software LLC, Mentor Graphics Corporation, Mercedes-Benz AG (Daimler AG), Microsoft Corporation, MONTAVISTA SOFTWARE, LLC, Neusoft Corporation, Tesla Inc., Thunder Software Technology Co., Ltd., Toyota Motor Corporation, Volkswagen AG, and Wind River Systems, Inc.

The European automotive operating system market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry, with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD million from 2020 to 2026, for the following segments:

Europe Market, By Type

  • Android
  • QNX
  • Linux
  • Windows Embedded Automotive 7
  • Others

Europe Market, By Vehicle Type

  • Passenger Vehicle
  • Commercial Vehicle

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Sweden