E-bike Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2019 - 2029

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E-bike Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2019 - 2029

Status : February, 2021 | Automotive

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E-bike Market: Introduction

E-bike stands for electric bikes. It refers to a scooter, bicycle or motorcycle (two-wheeler)  having an integrated electrical motor for propulsion. These e-bikes run on electricity and do not require filling of fuel as they work on battery that needs to be charged. The charging time depends upon the type of battteries installed such as lead-acid batteries, lithium-ion batteries etc. Nowadays, electric bikes are prefered as these are ecofriendly and affordable in the long run.

The e-bike market is witnessing excellent growth opportunities worldwide. According to forecast, the global market for e-bikes will witness substantial growth with steady CAGR rate through 2030. The inclination of consumers towards the eco-friendly and cost-effective products will continue to create opportunities for e-bike manufacturers.

Key Growth Factors

Growing awareness regarding environmental protection across the world is catching the attention of companies and this contributes to fuel the growth of e-bike market. E-bikes are safe for the environment as these do not release harmful gases and help in avoiding pollution and other environmental degradations.

Hike in the price of petrol and diesel is influencng consumers to invest in e-bikes. Although many bikes running on petrol are priced lower than e-bike, the investmet usually pays off, as in the long-run, the cost of charging is significantly lesser.

Key Restraints

The speed factor is posing  a challenge to the market growth of electric bikes. E-bikes have low speed as compared to non electric bikes. E-bikes cannot travel to distances more than 120kms without recharge. Further, charging capability  of electric bikes is low as it takes large time to get charged. Quick charging is still in development, and these factors continue to be deterrents for consumers.

In addition to concerns about speed and charging, another challenge is that most e-bikes are designed for single-use, and have limitation on the maximum weight. In many developing countries, two-wheelers are used by families for commuting and also for buying groceries. Many consumers are putting off purchasing an e-bike due to weight limitation.

COVID-19 Impact on E-bike Market:

The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic has created negative impact on e-bike market. The sale of e-bikes in the initial stages  was reduced  as the stores were closed due to lockdown imposed by the government. Most of the people in COVID 19  pandemic are prefering not to travel through public transportation facilities. In such a situation, e-bikes can be a good substitute as they are affordable. The e-bikes are easier to charge, less expensive, and causes least pollution. The current sales of e-bikes is increasing across the globe as the lockdown has been lifted in almost all the countries.It is estimated that the market demand for electric bikes will continue to rise at a steady rate through 2030.

E-Bike Market: Region-Wise Forecast

North America is expected to achieve high growth in this market due to rising adoption of energy-saving, fuel-efficient and eco-friendly electric two-wheelers in America, Canada and many other regions. It is estimated by the analysts that in the forthcoming years, North America will experience fastest growth in comparison to other regions. U.S. and Canada will be dominating the global market for e-bikes.

In addition to North America, France and Italy hold a major market share after U.S. in e-bike market. During the assessment period, it is anticipated that France, Italy, Germany and other European nations will experience reasonable growth owing  to increasing consumer preference for  innovative electric products.

Furthermore,  China is taking initiatives for green marketing and transportation and is implementing strict  rules and regulations against the emmision of harmful gases  that is boosting the market for e-bikes in Asia Pacific.

Market Segmentation:

By Product Type:

  • Pedelecs
  • Throttle on demand
  • Scooter and motorcycle
  • Speed Pedelecs

By Drive Mechanism:

  • Hub motor
  • Mid drive

By Mode:

  • Pedal assist mode
  • Throttle mode

By Class:

  • Class 1
  • Class 2
  • Class 3

By Battery Type:

  • Lead Acid
  • Lithium-ion
  • Lithium-ion Polymer

By Region:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East and Africa
  • South America

Competitive Landscape

The market for e-bike is highly fragmented. E-bike manufacturers are expanding their capabilities to improve their global presence. The focus on product innovation, new product development, research and development programmes etc are some initiatives taken by the key players to occupy the market.

Some of the leading players in this market include Giant Manufacturing Corporation, Merida Limited, Trek Bicycle Corporation, Riese and Muller Corporation, Fritzmeier system GmbH and Corporation, Accell group N.V., Aima Technology Group Corporation, Pedego Electric Bikes Limited, Yamaha Bicycles, Yadea Group Holdings Limited, Cannondale Bicycle Corporation etc. Among these manufacturers, Giant bicycles is increasing its product portfolio and focusing on innovations and modifications to lead the e-bikemarket.All these strategies have lead the company to rule the market and occupy the major market share.

Key Q&A

What is the e-bike market size?

The e-bike market is worth nearly USD 30 billion, and is set to surpass USD 100 billion valuation by the end of 2030

What is the growth rate of e-bike market?

The e-bike market is set to grow at over 15% CAGR through 2030, as environmental conservation issues become more personalized

Which is the largest market for e-bike?

China is the largest market for e-bike, but bulk of the demand is met by local, homegrown issues.

Which is the fastest growing market for e-bikes?

In addition to China, India, Japan, Taiwan, and US are among the most lucrative markets for e-bikes

This study provides a particularized anatomy according to the L.E.A.P mechanism

  • Latest trends and cardinal growth prospects
  • Existing and future insights in growth
  • Ascensions in technology
  • Pain points

The regional analysis offers market assays across:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study, prepared through the L.E.A.P mechanism adds a dimension of infallibility and assures precise information on all the growth dynamics.

Latest Trends and Cardinal Growth Prospects

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Existing and Future Insights in Growth

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Ascensions in Technology

Diverse technological advancements and cutting-edge innovations in the market have been covered in this study to assist the stakeholder in research and development activities. Recent upgrades have also been added in the study, thus helping the stakeholder to paint the strokes of growth on the canvas of the market.

Pain Points

The study presents a plethora of challenges and obstacles that can hinder the growth of the market to allow the stakeholder to prepare their strategies accordingly.

The world ushered in the new decade with the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. The outbreak has damaged the growth prospects of several businesses and has crippled the entire economy. The study is in tandem with the changing dynamics of the market due to the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak. The study focuses on the coronavirus pandemic and analyses every aspect that impacts the growth positively or negatively.

An aerial perspective of the regions covered in this study enables the stakeholder to design strategies accordingly. The 360-degree assessment of every aspect associated with growth offers information on a rainbow of growth opportunities available across the market.

The exhaustive study motivates the stakeholder to take the 'LEAP' of faith and achieve success!

This report is the key to questions such as:

What are the prominent factors that will help in reshaping the market growth?

Which trends have the potential to bring expansive growth for the market?

What are the necessary strategies to overcome the ill-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Which regions will emerge as champion growth contributors for the market?

Which aspects will serve as game-changers for the market?

What are the latest innovations in the market?

Which factors will hinder the growth of the market?