This report forecasts US bus demand and production in units to 2018. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of Type C school buses, transit buses, motor coaches, and other products.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand and production are provided in annual series from 2003 to 2013; the various demand segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2008 and 2013. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical market size and trends; key economic indicators; legal and regulatory factors; and trends in research and product development, NAFTA demand, and production. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product segment over the forecast period.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 22-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.
Table Of Contents
Freedonia Focus on Buses: United States HIGHLIGHTS
MARKET ENVIRONMENT Historical Market Size and Trends Key Economic Indicators Legal and Regulatory Factors Research and Product Development NAFTA Overview Production Overview
SEGMENTATION AND FORECASTS Products
INDUSTRY STRUCTURE Industry Composition and Characteristics Additional Companies Cited
LIST OF TABLES AND CHARTS Chart 1 | US Bus Demand Trends, 2003-2013 (units) Table 1 | Key Indicators for US Bus Demand; 2008, 2013, 2018 (2009US$ bil) Chart 2 | NAFTA Bus Demand by Country, 2013 Chart 3 | US Bus Production, 2003-2013, 2018 (000 units) Chart 4 | US Bus Demand by Product; 2008, 2013, 2018 (000 units) Chart 5 | US Bus Demand by Product Share; 2008, 2013, 2018 (%)