Low Speed Vehicle Market for North America by Manufacturer, Power Output (<8 kW, 8–15 kW, and >15 kW), Propulsion (Diesel, Electric, and Gasoline), Type (Commercial Turf & Industrial Utility Vehicle, Golf Cart, and Personnel Carrier), and Country - Forecast to 2022
“Increase in demand for green vehicles and changing face of transportation industry to drive the low speed vehicle market.”
The low speed vehicle market in North America is projected to grow at a CAGR of 3.06%. From USD 3.57 billion in 2017 it is projected to reach USD 4.15 billion by 2022. The rising trend of using low speed vehicles in gated communities, resorts, industrial & college campuses is projected to fuel the demand for these vehicles. On the other hand, high cost as compared with ICE vehicles, and minimal safety features are identified as the key factors which can restrain the growth of the low speed vehicle market.
“Personnel Carrier market is estimated to show the fastest growth and is expected to dominate the LSV market, by LSV type”
The market for personnel carriers is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period from 2017 to 2022. Among all the vehicle type, personal carriers are expected to be highly accepted by the consumers. These vehicles are estimated to be used in resorts and gated communities. This type of vehicles varies in seating capacity from 2 to 8. Hence, these vehicles are used in tourist spots as well as in industrial or residential areas. Also, up to certain loads, these vehicles can be used with medium power output. Thus, with an increase in short commute, the demand for these type of vehicles is estimated to grow. Taylor Dunn is one of the leading players offering the personnel carriers in the US market.
“Golf Carts is estimated to have the largest share in low speed vehicle market”
The Golf cart market is projected to be the largest segment of the low speed vehicle market for North America. The growth in golf carts can be attributed due to increasing focus on vehicle electrification and increase in a golf course in North America. In 2015, the number of people participating in the sport increased by 2% from 2012. The use of electric golf cars results in better performance, less use of energy, reduced noise, and are easy to maneuver.
“US to dominate the market growth.”
The US market is estimated to dominate the low speed vehicle market for North America during the forecast period. The growth can be attributed due to high purchase orders from the US military for the utility vehicles. For instance, the US Marine Corps has ordered more than 100 utility task vehicles from Polaris to be delivered by the end of 2017. These vehicles are all-purpose and are suitable for all terrain applications. Also, the growth in the country is boosted by the increase in trend of golf communities, which eventually resulted in demand for golf carts.
The study contains insights provided by various industry experts. The break-up of the primaries is as follows:
By Company Type — Tier-1 - 35%, Tier-2 - 45%, and Tier 3- 20%
By Designation — C level - 35 %, D level – 25%, Other- 40%
By Country — US- 60%, Canada - 30%, Mexico– 10%,
The key companies profiled in the study are Polaris (US), Textron (US), Deere (US), Toro (US), Kubota (Japan), Yamaha (Japan), Club Car (US), Taylor-Dunn (US), Columbia Parcar (US), and American Landmaster (US).
The low speed vehicle market for North America is segmented by manufacturer (Polaris, Deere, Kubota, Club Car/Ingersoll Ran, Textron, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Ontario, American Sportworks, Bad Boy/Intimidator, and others), power output (<8 kW, 8 kW–15 kW, and >15 kW), propulsion (diesel, electric, and gasoline), and low speed vehicle type (commercial turf utility vehicles, golf carts, industrial utility vehicles, and personnel carriers)
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Market Size: The report gives in-depth market sizing and forecasts up to 5 years with third level segmentation.
OEM-wise Analysis: The report provides market sizing of low speed vehicles by manufacturers and the forecast of the same to 2022.
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