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Global Diesel Locomotive Engines Market 2016-2020

Global Diesel Locomotive Engines Market 2016-2020

About Diesel Locomotive Engines

Diesel locomotive engines are used for transporting large amounts of freight due to its ability to move a large amount of freight at less fuel, increased speed, and safety. Railways are mainly used for transporting passengers and freight. Roadways are the largest contributor in the transport sector. However, due to increasing concerns regarding pollutions caused by vehicular emissions, rising fuel costs, and traffic congestion, freight companies are moving more and more toward the rail mode of transportation.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global diesel locomotive engines market to grow at a CAGR of 2.82% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global diesel locomotive engines market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report discusses the major drivers that influence the growth of the global diesel locomotive engine market.The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Diesel Locomotive Engines Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • General Electric
  • Caterpillar
  • China CNR
Other prominent vendors
  • Alstom
  • Bombardier
  • Siemens
Market driver
  • Economic and less-polluting mode of freight transport.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Consideration of electric engines as a better substitute for diesel engines.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Autonomous locomotive engine for long-distance transport.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Diesel Locomotive Engines Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global diesel locomotive engines market: General Electric, Caterpillar, and China CNR.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Alstom, Bombardier, and Siemens.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in the market is hydrogen-powered locomotive engines. Alstom, a locomotive engine manufacturer, launched Coradia iLint, a hydrogen cell powered passenger train in Germany in 2016. This train does not require overhead electric cables for power and is non-polluting to the environment. The train is fueled by hydrogen fuel, which is placed on the roof and produces electric energy by mixing hydrogen and oxygen to generate electricity. This system emits only condensed water and steam as by-products. Since these trains run independently on hydrogen fuel, they do not need expensive infrastructural changes where lengthy kilometers of rail need to be electrified.”

According to the report, one driver in the market is economic and non-polluting mode of freight transport. Increase in the rate of congestion at highways is the primary factors that are detrimental to transporting freight through road. Highway congestion increases fuel and time wastage, which ultimately causes less freight to be transported through the network. Congestion on the highways in the Americas is estimated to cause a loss of more than $100 billion in terms of fuel wastage of multi-billion gallons. Other factors such as cargo delay and loss of productivity will contribute to reducing further economy of road mode of freight transport.

Further, the report states that one challenge in the market is emission standards for diesel locomotive engines. The transportation sector accounts for about 25% of the global greenhouse gas emissions where vehicles running on fossil fuels (diesel and gasoline) contribute to 95% of the emissions. The emission norms formulated by the different countries of the world mostly consider emission levels of road transport as they constitute the majority. Rail transport attributed to roughly 1% of the global carbon dioxide emissions whereas road transport attributed to about 20% of the carbon dioxide emissions in 2015. The increasing rate of electrification since the 1990s has reduced the dependence of locomotives on steam and fossil fuels.

Companies Mentioned

General Electric, Caterpillar, China CNR, Alstom, Bombardier, and Siemens.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
      • Table Types of passenger rail transport
      • Table Types of rail transport for freight
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Segmentation of global diesel locomotive engine market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global diesel locomotive engine market 2015-2020 (number of units)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Global diesel locomotive engine market by application
      • Table Application segmentation of diesel locomotive engine market 2015-2020
      • Table Global diesel locomotive engine market by application 2015-2020 (number of units)
      • Table Global diesel locomotive engine market by application 2015-2020 (% share)
    • Global diesel locomotive engine market by freight segment
      • Table Global diesel locomotive engine market by freight segment 2015-2020 (number of units)
      • Table Global diesel locomotive engine market by freight segment (region-wise) 2015 (% share)
    • Global diesel locomotive market by passenger segment
      • Table Global diesel locomotive engine market by passenger segment 2015-2020 (number of units)
      • Table Passenger segment in global diesel locomotive engine market by region 2015 (% share)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global diesel locomotive engine market by geography
      • Table Geographical segmentation of global diesel locomotive engine market 2015 (% share)
      • Table Global diesel locomotive engine market by geography 2015-2020 (number of units)
      • Table Global diesel locomotive engine market by geography 2015-2020 (% share)
    • Diesel locomotive engine market in EMEA
      • Table Diesel locomotive engine market in EMEA 2015-2020 (number of units)
    • Diesel locomotive engine market in APAC
      • Table Diesel locomotive engine market in APAC 2015-2020 (number of units)
    • Diesel locomotive engine market in Americas
      • Table Diesel locomotive engine market in Americas 2015-2020 (number of units)
  • Key leading countries
    • Table Key leading countries in global diesel locomotive engine market
  • Market drivers
    • Economic and non-polluting mode of freight transport
      • Table Shares of carbon dioxide emissions for different modes of transport segment 2015 (%)
      • Table Fuel efficiency for rail freight transport in US 1990-2015 (tons of miles per gallon)
    • Augmented cost of rail electrification
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Emission standards for diesel locomotive engines
    • Consideration of electric engines as a better substitute for diesel engines
    • Heavy dependence on road for freight movement
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Hydrogen-powered locomotive engines
    • Dual-mode locomotives
    • Autonomous locomotive engines for long-distance transport
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive landscape
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • General Electric (GE)
      • Table GE: Business segmentation by revenue 2015 (% share)
    • Caterpillar
    • China CNR
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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