The Patent & License Exchange (, which provides information regarding intellectual property valuation, marketing and monetization products, recently named the 10 “hottest” automotive and transportation technology niche markets.

P&LE's top 10 Automotive/Transportation technology markets:

  1. Fuel cell technology
  2. Automotive metal fabrication technology
  3. Electrical system technology
  4. Mirror technology
  5. Glass and glass coating technology
  6. Battery technology
  7. Filter technology
  8. Electric motor technology
  9. Security and lock technology
  10. Exhaust system technology

P&LE says 47 of the 414 technology niche markets it tracks are in the automotive and transportation sector.