The Auto Parts Industry has a total of 158,759 granted patents and 272,183 patent applications distributed into 185,376 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets are Japan, Germany and USA. The main technology areas are supplying combustion engines in general with combustible mixtures or constituents, vehicles, vehicle fittings, or vehicle parts, not otherwise provided for and controlling combustion engines. The top companies in this industry are ROBERT BOSCH GMBH, DENSO and JTEKT.
By showing the geographic breakdown of the patents in this technology field, it is possible to determine the territorial markets in which the technology field is prominent or which markets have opportunities for development.
Japan is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 95,333 patents.
Germany comes in 2nd with a total of 57,894patents.
USA rounds up the top 3 with a total of 50,071patents.
Through grouping the patents in the technology field into their various technology areas, it is possible to identify the core technology areas of this field.
The ranking below shows some of the most valuable and important patents in this industry.
|1||EP2054191B1||LIGHTWEIGHT AUDIO SYSTEM FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS AND METHOD|
|2||US20150156928A1||LIGHTWEIGHT AUDIO SYSTEM FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS AND METHOD|
|3||DE10211284B4||Bussystem aus wenigstens zwei Datenbussen|
|4||US20010012515A1||Human nucleotide pyrophosphohydrolase-2|
|5||EP2085281B1||Driver condition detecting device, in-vehicle alarm system and drive assistance system|
This shows the top companies in this industry based on their patent output, providing an approximation of each their innovation rate.