Motorcycles: United States

This report forecasts new US motorcycle demand and production in units to 2020. Demand is also forecasted to 2020 in US dollars at the manufacturers' level. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of: internal combustion engine (ICE) medium and heavy; ICE light; ICE scooters, mopeds, and motorbikes; and electric.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand and total production in units, and total demand in dollars are reported at five-year intervals for 2005, 2010, and 2015. The various segments are provided for 2010 and 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, legal and regulatory factors, technology trends, and NAFTA demand. 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 identifies the leading firms competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 25-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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