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Strategic Outlook of Select Western European Mini-Midibus Markets : The United Kingdom and France will be the Top 2 Markets, with 50% of Sales

  • December 2014
  • 55 pages
  • Frost & Sullivan
Report ID: 2590442


Table of Contents

Key Findings

The Western European (W.Europe) mini-midibus market is set to reach ~ x units by 2020 growing at a CAGR of x % during 2013–2020. The United Kingdom is expected to contribute x % of the W.Europe volume.
Forecast to grow at a CAGR of x %, the midibus segment is expected to grow faster than the minibus segment, propelled by the migration of customers from large buses seeking operational efficiency and low acquisition cost.
Diesel is expected to remain the most common powertrain. Hybrid and electric powertrains will probably experience a significant adoption rate, and are projected to achieve a market share of about x % by 2020.
Mini-midibuses converted from panel vans are likely to remain the most preferred body type. By 2020, interest in conventional bus design is expected to increase from the midibus segment, grow to a x % market share.
The market dominance of Mercedes Sprinter and Ford Transit-derived buses are likely to be highly contested in the future. Turkish, Polish, UK, and Chinese OEMs are expected to dominate the conventional bus market, with UK OEMs mostly focusing on public transit applications.


The aim of this study is to research, analyse, and forecast the key Western European mini-midibus markets.


To provide a strategic overview of key Mega Trends and market engineering metrics.
To outline market drivers, restraints, and opportunities.
To provide market size and forecasts for key markets such as the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain.
To provide a comprehensive quantitative forecast of the industry, including market shares of key participants.
Compare and analyse the key competitors in the market, and understand their strategies.

Key Questions this Study will Answer

How are the macro-economic trends affecting the sales and production of mini-midibuses?
How are buses classified and how is the market structured?
Which are the market leaders and what are their market shares?
What are the technology trends in this market?
Is there potential for growth within the market?

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