Global Microcars Industry

  • May 2013
  • -
  • Global Industry Analysts
  • -
  • 74 pages

This report analyzes the Global market for Microcars in Units. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 37 companies including many key and niche players such as Daimler AG, Grecav Auto Srl, Mahindra REVA Electric Vehicles Pvt. Ltd., PSA Peugeot Citroën S.A, Piaggio & C. Spa, Renault S.A., Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Suzuki Motor Corp., Takeoka car craft Co., Ltd., Tata Motors Limited, Toyota Motor Corporation, and Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

Table Of Contents




I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definition and Scope of Study I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW and ANALYSIS II-1
Microcars - Pacing Up to Alter Global Auto Landscape II-1
Peek into Major Growth Drivers II-2
High Fuel Prices II-2
Government Efforts II-2
Advanced Technology Plug-Ins II-2
Endeavors by Vehicle Makers II-2
Key Market Inhibitors II-2

2. TRENDS/ISSUES II-3
Microcars Go Electric II-3
Hybrid Cars to Remain in Race in Near Term II-3
Government Incentives Driving the Microelectric Car Segment II-3
Changing Mobility Trends Affect Design Changes II-4
Safety Aspect Remains High Priority among Consumers II-4
Stringent Eco-Norms and Safety Rules to Increase Prices of
Microcars II-4

3. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE II-6
Peek into Select Microcar Models II-6

4. REGIONAL PERSPECTIVE II-9

4a. NORTH AMERICA II-9
A.Market Analysis II-9
Micro Electric Cars in Top Gear II-9
New Car Models to Drive the MicroSegmnet II-10
US Government Announces 54.5-mpg CAFÉ Standard for Improved
Emission Norms and Fuel Efficiency II-10
B.Market Analytics II-11
Table 1: North American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Microcars Market Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales in Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

4b. JAPAN II-12
A.Market Analysis II-12
Government Initiatives to Propel Microcar Segment II-12
Leading Players II-12
Table 2: Leading Players in the Japanese Mini Cars Market:
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales for Daihatsu
Motor, Suzuki Motor, Honda Motor Co., and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13
B.Market Analytics II-13
Table 3: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Microcars Market Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales in Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13

4c. EUROPE II-14
A.Market Analysis II-14
Top Cities for Microcars II-14
Micro Cars Gain Prominence in Germany II-15
B.Market Analytics II-15
Table 4: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Microcars Market Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales in Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15

4d. CHINA II-16
China Aims at Global Leadership in Electric Car Market II-16

4e. INDIA II-18
A Promising Market Small Cars II-18
Low-Cost Compact Cars to Face Stiff Competition II-18

4f. INDONESIA II-18

5. CURRENT STATE OF THE GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY II-19
Convergence - A Highlighting Feature II-20
Technologies Evolve to Revolutionize Driving Experience II-20
In-car Internet Connectivity - the Next Mega Trend II-20
Marked Shifts in Automotive Value Chains II-21
China and India to Play an Important Role II-21
Table 5: Emerging Dominance of OEMs From Developing Countries
in the Global Automotive Manufacturing Market (2008 and 2020P)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-22

Table 6: Global Car Production 2008- 2012 (in Million Units)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-22

Table 7: Global Passenger Car Unit Sales Growth 2012/2011 (
(in%) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23

Table 8: Global Car Production (2011): Percentage Breakdown
of Distribution by Country - EU, China, Japan, South Korea,
India, USA, Brazil and Others. (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-23

Table 9: Number of New Car Sales (in millions) in Select
Countries - 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23

6. PRODUCT OVERVIEW: MICROCARS II-24
Definition II-24
History and Evolution II-24
Endearing Benefits of Microcars II-25

7. PRODUCT LAUNCHES II-26
Fiat Introduces Fiat 500 in the US II-26
Rinspeed Unveils MicroMAX II-26
Honda Develops Micro-Sized EV II-26
Tata Technologies Unveils eMO Micro Electric Vehicle II-26
Modi Corp Inaugurates Pius II-27
Toyota to Unveil Micro Electric Car “INSECT” II-27
Smart USA to Launch Electric “fortwo” II-27
Casalini Launches M12 CASALINI Mini-Car II-27
Mitsuoka Motor Introduces LIKE-T3 Light Vehicle II-28

8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-29
Polaris Takes Over Aixam Mega II-29
TTAP and NUS Collaborate for Research on Electric Vehicles (
Singapore) II-29
AZAPA to Manufacture Electric Driven Micro Compact Cars II-30
Tata Nano to Venture into the US Market II-30
Gunma Micro EV Association Collaborates with Gunma University
(Japan) II-30
Tata Nano to Enter into UK and European Markets II-31
Mitsuoka Motor Introduces LIKE-T3 Light Vehicle (Japan) II-31
Peel P50 Makes a Comeback II-31
Polaris Acquires GEM II-31
SG Automotive Group Announces Joint Venture for Manufacturing
Electric Vehicles II-32
IKEA Collaborates with Movitron II-32
Toyota to Postpone Launch of iQ Micro Car II-32
Toyota to Venture into the Japanese Microcar Segment II-32

9. FOCUS ON SELECT KEY PLAYERS II-33
Daimler AG (Germany) II-33
Grecav Auto Srl (Italy) II-33
Mahindra REVA Electric Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (India) II-33
PSA Peugeot Citroën S.A (France) II-34
Piaggio and C. Spa (Italy) II-34
Renault S.A. (France) II-34
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-35
Suzuki Motor Corp. (Japan) II-36
Takeoka car craft Co., Ltd (Japan) II-36
Tata Motors Limited (India) II-36
Toyota Motor Corporation (Japan) II-37
Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-38


III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 37 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 39)

The United States (3)
Japan (12)
Europe (22)
- France (5)
- Germany (2)
- The United Kingdom (4)
- Italy (8)
- Spain (1)
- Rest of Europe (2)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (2)

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