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2015 North American Category Management Report: Brake Pads and Shoes

2015 North American Category Management Report: Brake Pads and Shoes

Total manufacturer-level revenue will increase from $􂀀 billion in 2014 to approximately $􂀀 billion in 2021, with rising sales of best-segment brake pads driving the growth.

Brake pads account for more than 􂀀% of revenue, compared with less than 􂀀% for brake shoes. Revenue for brake pads will grow slightly faster than for shoes over the forecast period.

Sales of brake pads in the Best segment will increase manufacturer-level revenue from 􂀀% to􂀀% over the 2014-2021 period, while Good segment revenue is forecasted to decline from 􂀀% of revenue to 􂀀%. Better segment revenue will increase from 􂀀% to 􂀀%.

Price increases will be limited to 􂀀% annually because of the growing power of large auto parts distributors and high growth of private-label brands.

Federal-Mogul has been the leader in the North American brake friction aftermarket for the last decade, but it faces increasing competition from fast-growing Roulunds Braking.

About this report

This category management report examines the North American brake friction aftermarket for passenger cars and light trucks. It delves into aftermarket demand for brake pads and brake shoes as vehicles in operation in the United States and Canada age and replacement parts are needed. It analyzes unit shipments and revenue forecasts, pricing trends, distribution channels, and market shares for the total aftermarket and by product segment. It also breaks down distributor brands in the brake pads aftermarket. It concludes with predictions for the aftermarket landscape. The study period is from 2011 to 2021. The base year is 2014, and the forecast period is 2015 to 2021.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • Executive Summary-Market Engineering Measurements
    • Total Market Unit Shipment and Revenue Snapshot
  • Research Scope
    • Table Total Brake Friction Aftermarket: Passenger Vehicles in Operation***, US*, 2011-2021
  • Definitions and Segmentation
    • Product Segmentation
    • Product Segmentation Characteristics
    • Market Definitions
    • Vehicle Segmentation
  • Forecasts and Trends-Total Market
    • Vehicles in Operation
      • Table Total Brake Friction Aftermarket: Vehicles in Operation by Country, North America, 2011-2021
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total Brake Friction Aftermarket: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Revenue Share by Product Type
      • Table Total Brake Friction Aftermarket: Revenue Share by Product Type, North America, 2011-2021
    • Revenue Share by Product Type Discussion
    • Pricing Analysis
      • Table Total Brake Friction Aftermarket: Pricing Analysis, North America, 2011-2021
    • Pricing Analysis Discussion
    • Revenue Share by Distribution Channel
    • Revenue Share by Distribution Channel Discussion
    • Competitive Analysis-Market Share
    • Competitive Analysis-Market Share Discussion
  • Brake Pads Aftermarket
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Snapshot by Country
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast by Country Discussion
    • Revenue Forecast by Segment
      • Table Brake Pads Aftermarket: Revenue Forecast by Segment, North America, 2011-2021
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Segment
      • Table Brake Pads Aftermarket: Unit Shipment Forecast by Segment, North America, 2011-2021
    • Distributor Brand Analysis
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast by Segment Discussion
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Brake Pads Aftermarket: Pricing Trends and Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast Discussion
    • Revenue Split by Distribution Channel
    • Revenue Split by Distribution Channel Discussion
    • Supplier Market Share
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
  • Brake Shoes Aftermarket
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Brake Shoes Aftermarket: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecasts, North America, 2011-2021
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Brake Shoes Aftermarket: Pricing Trends and Forecast, North America, 2011-2021
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast Discussion
    • Revenue Split by Distribution Channel
    • Revenue Split by Distribution Channel Discussion
    • Supplier Market Share
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word-3 Big Predictions
    • The Last Word-Discussion

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