Global Mobility Scooters Market 2017-2021
About Mobility Scooters
Mobility scooters are electrically operated vehicles, which in recent times, are widely substituting the traditionally used mobility aids for older consumers and people with disabilities or medical conditions. Traditionally used mobility aids include manual and powered wheelchairs, rehab chairs, and rollators. Mobility scooters are primarily battery powered and come in 3-wheel or 4-wheel layouts. New generation mobility scooters are now also available in a 5-wheel layout. The fifth wheel in these vehicles is placed between the two front wheels and helps improve kerb handling. These scooters are designed for both indoor and outdoor use. The term mobility scooter in this report refers to those mobility scooters that are powered by electricity via battery packs.
Technavio’s analysts forecast the global mobility scooters market to grow at a CAGR of 5.23% during the period 2017-2021.Covered in this report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global mobility scooters market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of mobility scooters.
The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Mobility Scooters Market 2017-2021
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global mobility scooters market: Quingo, Invacare, Pride Mobility Products, Drive Medical, and Electric Mobility Euro
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Afikim Electric Vehicles, Amigo Mobility International, Golden Technologies, Hoveround, KYMCO, Merits Health Products, Sunrise Medical, and TGA Mobility
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “With low-cost advertisements and online sales through e-retailers, mobility scooters are trending in the market. E-retailers are gaining significant traction in this market, primarily owing to the fact that most mobility scooters are available at discounted prices through the online platforms, and also because of the convenience of shopping from home. Realizing the growth potential of the online distribution channel, most brick-and-mortar retailers and manufacturers have started offering their products online.”
According to the report, most countries have been concentrating on improving their respective healthcare sectors by adopting advanced technologies in each level. Public and private healthcare agencies and associations have been focusing on generating more awareness of the availability and benefits of personal mobility aids, especially powered mobility aids. With this backdrop, mobility aid products will likely benefit significantly from these technology improvements and awareness programs in the coming years.
Further, the report states that the ease of travel offered by mobility scooters, especially inside shopping centers, encourages people without any disability to misuse these vehicles. With various government schemes and tax incentives supporting mobility scooters, these vehicles provide a cost-effective means of transportation. As such, these can easily be availed through fake medical certificates and without facing legal issues from second-hand markets.
Quingo, Invacare, Pride Mobility Products, Drive Medical, Electric Mobility Euro, Afikim Electric Vehicles, Amigo Mobility International, Golden Technologies, Hoveround, KYMCO, Merits Health Products, Sunrise Medical, TGA Mobility.