High gear: Rising disposable income and consumer confidence have fostered industry growth

The Motorcycle, Bike and Parts Manufacturing industry has experienced positive revenue growth over the five years to 2017, as increasing per capita disposable income and consumer confidence drove US demand for industry products, which are often seen as discretionary. However, an aging baby boomer population, which is a key market for motorcycle manufacturers, hampered US demand for motorcycles due to changing lifestyles for baby boomers. Additionally, many industry operators are feeling increased pressure from manufacturers abroad. Over the five years to 2022, the industry is expected to continue to growing in response to rising disposable income...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Companies have experienced high growth in international markets, especially from developing countries and Europe
  • Industry operators have experienced increased competition from operations abroad
  • The industry is highly sensitive to swings in disposable income and consumer confidence
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Motorcycle, Bike and Parts Manufacturing industry has a high level of concentration. In 2017, IBISWorld estimates the top three industry players will account for 57.6% of total industry revenue. The industry is dominated by one major player, Harley-Davidson Inc., which holds an estimated 49.3% of the market in 2017. Harley-Davidson Inc. commands the most market share in this industry because of its positive brand awareness and dedicated following.In general, the industry's high market share concentration is reflective of the complex operations required to manufacture motorcycles. Over the past five years, market share concentration has increased, as companies have increased outsourcing. For example, Polaris Industries Inc., on...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Motorcycle, Bike & Parts Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Motorcycle, Bike & Parts Manufacturing Industry are

  • Must comply with required product standards
  • Development of new products
  • Economies of scope
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Consumer Confidence Index in the Motorcycle, Bike & Parts Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What's in this report

    What is the Motorcycle, Bike & Parts Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry consists of businesses that manufacture motorcycles, mopeds, scooters, bicycles or tricycles. It also includes businesses that manufacture equipment and parts for these vehicles.

    Industry Products
  • On-highway motorcycles
  • Off-highway motorcycles
  • Dual motorcycles
  • Scooters
  • Bicycles and parts
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing bicycles and bicycle parts
  • Manufacturing motorcycles and parts
  • Manufacturing scooters
  • Manufacturing mopeds
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Demand from motorcycle dealership and repair
  • Number of adults aged 50 and older

  • Current Performance
  • Customer demographics
  • Import competition
  • Opportunities abroad
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Reduced consumer confidence
  • Focus on new demographics
  • Trade
  • Table: Motorcycle, Bike & Parts Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Motorcycle, Bike & Parts Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Sporting Goods Wholesaling
  • Motorcycle Dealership and Repair
  • Bicycle Dealership and Repair
  • Sporting Goods Stores
  • Hobby & Toy Stores
  • Department Stores

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Engine & Turbine Manufacturing
  • Metal Stamping & Forging
  • Paint Manufacturing
  • Structural Metal Product Manufacturing
  • Tire Manufacturing
  • Wind Turbine Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • On-highway motorcycles
  • Bicycles and parts
  • Off-highway motorcycles
  • Other
  • Scooters
  • Dual motorcycles
  • Chart: Motorcycle, Bike & Parts Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Price of fuel
  • Seasonal factors

  • Major Markets
  • Consumers ages 40 and over
  • Consumers ages 25 to 39
  • Consumers ages 24 and below
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Motorcycle, Bike & Parts Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesLaborDepreciation and MarketingOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Motorcycle, Bike & Parts Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Motorcycle, Bike & Parts Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Harley-Davidson Inc., Polaris Industries Inc.,
  • Table: Harley-Davidson Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Polaris Industries Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Motorcycle, Bike & Parts Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Motorcycle, Bike & Parts Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Per capita disposable income (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    All-Terrain Vehicle (Atv)
  • A vehicle designed to handle a wider variety of terrain that travels on low pressure tires, with a seat that is straddled by the operator and handlebars for steering control.
  • Baby Boomer
  • A person born between 1946 and 1964
  • Bicycle
  • A predominately human-powered two-wheel vehicle.
  • Computer-Aided Design (Cad)
  • The use of computer technology to aid the design and drafting of a part or product using software tools that can create two-dimensional drawings or three-dimensional models.
  • Cruiser
  • A type of motorcycle that places the feet forward and the hands up. Also often features customization.
  • Custom Motorcycle
  • A motorcycle that is highly stylized or that designs aspects such as frame geometry, the engine or paintwork in an unusual way compared to standard manufacturing.
  • Motorcycle
  • A two-wheel motorized vehicle, including scooters, and on-highway, off-highway and dual motorcycles.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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