Automotive Robotics Market Size $28.47 Billion by 2032 | CAGR: 12.4%

Automotive Robotics Market Size Worth USD 28.47 Billion by 2032 | CAGR: 12.4%

The global automotive robotics market size is expected to reach USD 28.47 Billion by 2032, according to a new study by Polaris Market Research. The report “Automotive Robotics Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Type (Articulated Robots, SCARA Robots, Cartesian Robots, Cylindrical Robots, Others); By Component; By Application; By Region; Segment Forecast, 2024 - 2032” gives a detailed insight into current market dynamics and provides analysis on future market growth.

The automotive robotics market has experienced significant growth in recent years owing to the use of automation technologies in the automotive manufacturing sector. The demand for advanced robotics solutions in the industry has been driven by a growing focus on electric vehicles (EVs), autonomous driving technology, and lightweight materials. Collaborative robots, or cobots, are increasingly being employed in automotive assembly lines to work alongside human workers, making production processes more flexible and efficient. The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning algorithms into automotive robotics systems has enabled predictive maintenance, adaptive control, and autonomous decision-making, further enhancing efficiency and productivity.

Modular robotics solutions are gaining popularity due to their scalability, reconfigurability, and ease of integration, which enable automakers to adapt quickly to changing production requirements and market demands. However, the high cost of deploying robotics systems in automotive manufacturing facilities is still a significant barrier to entry, particularly for smaller manufacturers or those operating in cost-sensitive markets.

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The global automotive industry is expanding rapidly, driven by increasing demand for vehicles, particularly in emerging economies with growing middle-class populations and rapid urbanization. To keep pace with this demand, automotive manufacturers are increasingly turning to robotics and automation technologies to streamline their production lines, enhance efficiency, increase output, and maintain high-quality standards. The competition in the market is intense, with leading companies continuously striving to innovate and differentiate themselves in order to gain an edge. Furthermore, there is a distinct rise in the number of specialized players and startups that concentrate on particular segments of the market, presenting innovative solutions to address emerging obstacles and take advantage of opportunities.

Automotive Robotics Market Report Highlights

  • The articulated robots segment is expected to experience substantial growth during the forecast period. Articulated robots are highly flexible due to their multiple joints, which make them an ideal choice for a variety of automotive manufacturing tasks such as welding, painting, assembly, and material handling.
  • In 2023, the market was dominated by the welding applications segment due to its crucial role in automotive manufacturing. Welding is necessary to join various components, such as body panels, frames, and chassis, with precision and reliability.
  • In 2023, the Asia Pacific region established itself as the leading region in the global market due to its position as the world's largest automotive manufacturing hub. This region hosts major automotive manufacturing countries such as China, Japan, South Korea, and India, which together contribute a substantial portion of the global vehicle production output.
  • The global key market players include ABB, Acieta, DENSO Corporation, DiFACTO, FANUC America Corporation, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., KUKA AG, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, NACHI-FUJIKOSHI CORP, Rockwell Automation, TECHMAN ROBOT INC., Universal Robots A/S, YASKAWA ELECTRIC CORPORATION, among others.

Polaris Market Research has segmented the Automotive Robotics market report based on type, component, application, and region:

Automotive Robotics, Type Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Articulated Robots
  • SCARA Robots
  • Cartesian Robots
  • Cylindrical Robots
  • Others

Automotive Robotics, Component Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Controller
  • Robotics Arm
  • End Effector
  • Drive
  • Sensor
  • Others

Automotive Robotics, Application Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Painting
  • Welding
  • Material Handling
  • Assembly
  • Others

Automotive Robotics, Regional Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • North America
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • UK
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Netherlands
  • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Australia
  • Rest of APAC
  • Latin America
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
  • UAE
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Israel
  • South Africa
  • Rest of MEA

Automotive Robotics Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2024

USD 11.19 billion

Revenue forecast in 2032

USD 28.47 billion


12.4% from 2024 – 2032

Base year


Historical data

2019 – 2022

Forecast period

2024 – 2032

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2024 to 2032

Segments covered

By Type, By Component, By Application, By Region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America; Middle East & Africa


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