World tire demand will rise 4.7 percent yearly through 2015 to 3.3 billion units. The large motor vehicle market will grow faster as motor vehicle industries rebound. Stronger growth will occur among industrial and other tires, including bicycle, motorcycle and off-road types. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest and fastest growing market.
This study analyzes the 2.6 billion unit world tire industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010, and forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by market (e.g., light vehicle OEM, light vehicle replacement, medium and heavy vehicle OEM, medium and heavy vehicle replacement, industrial), world region and for 30 major countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 34 industry competitors, including Bridgestone, Michelin and Goodyear.