by Corinne Gangloff
February 23, 2022
Cleveland OH, February 23, 2022 – Robotics represent one of the most important emerging segments of the global electric lawn and garden equipment industry, where these products already account for 45% of lawnmower demand:
According to a new Freedonia Group analysis, the US represents an even more attractive potential market. However, significant efforts will be needed to establish robotic mowers in the country. As a result, companies like Husqvarna are stepping up their efforts to sell robotic mowers in the US, but customer familiarity with these products remains low, and lack of awareness is a barrier to greater sales.
Development of robotic mowers has accelerated considerably since 2010, with an increasing number of firms introducing products in this segment. Demand growth has been boosted by several key areas of innovation:
In addition to robotic mowers, firms have begun to develop robots capable of handling other aspects of lawn and garden maintenance, including snow blowing and weed trimming. Most of these products have not achieved widespread commercialization, but industry leaders are increasingly investing in developing this niche.
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Global Electric Lawn & Garden Equipment, now available from The Freedonia Group, provides historical data for 2010, 2015, and 2020 and forecasts for 2025 and 2030 for global electric lawn and garden equipment demand in current dollar terms (which are not adjusted for inflation). Demand totals at the country level are also presented in local currency terms.
Demand by product is presented for:
Demand is also presented by power source (battery-powered, cordless electric) and by market (consumer, commercial).
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