[120 Pages Report] The vehicles for disabled market is projected to reach USD 6.3 billion by 2027 from an estimated USD 2.6 billion in 2019, at a CAGR of 11.7% during the forecast period. Increasing emphasis on providing equality to disabled people in terms of accessibility & mobility solution and improving healthcare infrastructure in developing countries is expected to boost the market.
The market in North America is projected to experience steady growth owing to technological advancement and growing demand of quality & safe healthcare services by the disabled people, while the Asia Pacific market is the fastest-growing market due to the government initiatives and investment in healthcare infrastructure. However, high cost and lack of medical reimbursement act as restraining factors.
The mobility scooter segment is expected to grow fastest among others during the forecast period. Mobility scooters are electric scooters, representing a low-cost way to be able to travel independently, both indoors and outdoors. People with a disability tend to prefer mobility scooters over electric wheelchairs due to better efficiency and less manual effort needed.
Many mobility scooter manufacturers are investing in research & developments to bring a more innovative product to attract disabled people. There have been various advancements to make mobility scooters more efficient. For instance, mobility scooters can move at a speed of 4 to 8 mph, and the seats of these scooters are adjustable according to the height of the person. Factors such as rising government initiatives & schemes, rise in the number of orthopedic diseases, and technological advancement are likely to propel the market of mobility scooter for disabled.
Asia Pacific is expected to witness the fastest growth, followed by Europe and North America during the forecast period. The market growth in the region can also be attributed to the increasing developments in healthcare infrastructure, increasing awareness towards mobility solution along with several initiatives by private organizations as well as governments of the countries.
Japan’s growing aged population and government initiatives are driving the expansion of advanced technology for vehicles made for disabled people in the country. Toyota is leading the market for such vehicles in Japan. The company has invested heavily to develop autonomous vehicles for disabled people.
North America is expected to be the largest market, followed by Europe. The region comprises developed economies such as the US and Canada. The region is the home of many leading players such as Vantage Mobility International, Braunability, Revability, Inc., and Mobility Works.
There are various government and private associations in the US working for disabled people. The association includes Accessible Vans of America (AVA), National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA), National Highway Traffic and Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Wheelers Accessible Van (WAV) Rentals. Factors such as technological advancements for better fuel efficiency and the advent of electric vehicles for disabled people have, in turn, augmented the demand for such vehicles in this region. Leading car-sharing service providers in major US and Canada are finding ways to exploit the exciting opportunities in the market through the introduction of WAV taxi services.
The adaptive four-wheeler vehicle for disabled market is led by globally and regionally established players such as Toyota Motor Corporation (Japan), Vantage Mobility International (US), BraunAbility (US), Revability (US), and Mobility Works (US). The mobility scooter vehicle for disabled market is led by globally and regionally established players such as Pride Mobility (US), Sunrise Medical Holdings (Germany), Invacare (US), KYMCO Global (Taiwan), and Amigo Mobility International (US). These companies have strong distribution networks at a global and regional level. In addition, these companies offer an extensive product range in this market. These companies adopt strategies such as new product developments, collaborations, and contracts & agreements to sustain their market position.
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Vehicle Type, Manufacturer Type, Entry Mechanism, Entry Configuration, Driving Option, Ownership
Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and RoW (Brazil and Russia)
Adaptive Four-Wheeler: Toyota Motor Corporation (Japan), Vantage Mobility International (US), BraunAbility (US), Revability(US), and Mobility Works (US).
This research report categorizes the given market based on vehicle type, manufacturer type, entry mechanism, entry configuration, driving option, ownership, and region.
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Table of Contents
1.1 Objectives of the Study
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Market Scope
1.3.1. Markets Covered
1.3.2. Years Considered in the Report
1.4 Currency and Pricing
2 Research Methodology
2.1 Secondary Data
2.1.1. Key Secondary Sources
2.1.2. Key Data From Secondary Sources
2.2 Primary Data
2.2.1. Sampling Techniques & Data Collection Methods
2.2.2. Primary Participants
2.3 Market Size Estimation
2.4 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
3 Executive Summary
4 Premium Insights
5 Market Overview
5.2. Market Segmentation
5.3. Market Dynamics
6 Industry Trends
6.2 Technology Analysis
6.3 Porters Five Forces
7 Global Vehicle Market for Disabled People, By Manufacturer Type (Volume & Value)
7.2 Oem Manufacturing
7.3 Third Party Customization
8 Global Vehicle Market for Disabled People, By Vehicle Type (Volume & Value)
8.2 Passenger Car
8.5 Mobility Scooter
9 Global Vehicle Market for Disabled People, By Driving Options (Volume)
9.2 Driving on Swivel Seat
9.3 Driving Through Wheelchair
9.4 Driving on Normal Seat
10 Global Vehicle Market for Disabled People, By Entry Configuration (Volume)
10.2 Side Entry
10.3 Rear Entry
11 Global Vehicle Market for Disabled People, By Entry Mechanism (Volume)
11.3 Lifting Equipment
12 Global Vehicle Market for Disabled People, By Ownership (Volume)
12.2 Rental, Lease & Hire
12.3 Personal Ownership
13 Global Vehicle Market for Disabled People, By Region
13.2 North America
13.4 Asia Pacific
13.5 Row (Brazil and Russia)
14 Competitive Landscape
14.2 Market Ranking Analysis
14.3 Competitive Scenario
14.4 Competitive Leadership Mapping
14.5 Strength of Product Portfolio
14.6 Business Strategy Excellence
15 Company Profiles
15.1 Adaptive Four-Wheeler
15.1.1 Toyota Motor Corporation
15.1.2 Vantage Mobility International
15.1.5 Mobility Works
15.1.6 AMS Vans
15.1.7 AMF Bruns
15.1.8 Kirchhoff Mobility
15.1.9 Mobility Network Group
15.1.10 Allied Vehicles
15.1.11 United Access
15.1.12 Focaccia Group
15.1.13 GM Coachwork
15.1.14 Gowrings Mobility
15.1.15 Brother Automobility
15.2 Mobility Scooter
15.2.1 Pride Mobility
15.2.2 Sunrise Medical Holdings
15.2.4 Afikim Electric Vehicles
15.2.5 Advanced Mobility Products
15.2.6 Hoveround Corporation
15.2.7 Electric Mobility Euro
15.2.8 Tga Mobility
15.2.9 Van Os Medical
15.2.10 Kymco Global
15.2.11 Roma Medical Aids
15.2.12 Amigo Mobility International
15.2.13 Drive Devilbiss Healthcare
15.2.15 Golden Technologies
16.1 Key Insights of Industry Experts
16.2 Discussion Guide
16.3 Knowledge Store: Marketsandmarkets’ Subscription Portal
16.4 Available Customizations
16.5 Related Reports
16.6 Author Details
The study involved four major activities in estimating the current market size of the vehicles for disabled market. Exhaustive secondary research was done to collect information on the market, the peer market, and the parent market. The next step was to validate these findings, assumptions, and sizing with the industry experts across value chains through primary research. The bottom-up approach was employed to estimate the complete market size. Thereafter, market breakdown and data triangulation processes were used to estimate the market size of segments and subsegments.
In the secondary research process, various secondary sources such as company annual reports/presentations, press releases, industry association publications [for example, publications of Motability Charity in the UK, Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA), country-level automotive associations and government organizations for disabled people, and National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) in the US, National Highway Traffic and Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the US], mobility solutions for disabled people magazine articles, directories, technical handbooks, World Economic Outlook, trade websites, and technical articles have been used to identify and collect information useful for an extensive commercial study of the global vehicles for disabled market.
Extensive primary research has been conducted after acquiring an understanding of this market scenario through secondary research. Several primary interviews have been conducted with market experts from the demand- and supply-side OEMs and third-party customization companies (in terms of equipment supply, country-level government associations, dealers and trade associations) and customization service providers across three major regions, namely, Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America. Approximately 25% and 75% of primary interviews have been conducted from the demand- and supply-side, respectively. Primary data has been collected through questionnaires, emails, LinkedIn, and telephonic interviews. In the canvassing of primaries, we have strived to cover various departments within organizations, such as sales, operations, marketing, and administration, to provide a holistic viewpoint in our report.
After interacting with industry experts, we conducted brief sessions with highly experienced independent consultants to reinforce the findings from our primaries. This, along with the in-house subject matter experts’ opinions, has led us to the findings as described in the remainder of this report. Following is the breakdown of primary respondents.
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The bottom-up approach was used to estimate and validate the total market size. These methods were also used extensively to estimate the size of various sub-segments in the market. The research methodology used to estimate the market size includes the following:
After arriving at the overall market size-using the market size estimation processes as explained above-the market was split into several segments and sub-segments. To complete the overall market engineering process and arrive at the exact statistics of each market segment and subsegment, the data triangulation, and market breakdown procedures were employed, wherever applicable. The data was triangulated by studying various factors and trends from both the demand and supply sides.
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