Demand for buses worldwide will expand 4.2 percent annually through 2014, reflecting rebounding demand in North America as well as sustained sales in many other markets. China will remain both the largest market for buses and the largest producer, and will be one of the fastest growing bus markets.
This study analyzes the 403,700 unit global bus market. It presents historical demand data for the years 1999, 2004 and 2009 forecasts for 2014 and 2019 by bus type (e.g., transit buses, motor coaches), world region and for 19 major national markets.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 37 industry participants, including Daimler, Hyundai and Navistar.