Fast lane: Wider acceptance of sharing services will increase industry demand

With growing concern for CO2 emissions and an overall shift toward environmentally friendly practices, demand for car sharing has ballooned over the past five years, causing industry revenue to grow by double digits. Over the next five years, revenue will continue to expand, albeit at a slower pace, services become more widely accepted by the market and expansion slows...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 11-16
25.9%
Forecast Growth 16-21
Profit
Employment
3,248
Businesses
131
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  • Growing concern for CO2 emissions and an overall shift toward environmentally friendly practices drove demand for car sharing
  • A key trend for operators is the growth in demand for environmentally friendly practices
  • One of the defining characteristics of industry consumers is a high level of education
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Car sharing is a largely membership-based service that provides its members with hourly access to a fleet of vehicles to be used at their discretion. The reservation of vehicles is mainly done online or by telephone; after the reservation is made, the customer travels to their nearest car pickup location; finds their chosen vehicle and then uses an electronic key to open and drive the vehicle. At the end of the month, the car sharing provider bills the customer for the cumulative duration of their trips or the distance traveled. For consumers, car sharing serves as a substitute for owning a car; while for businesses, car sharing serves as a less costly alternative for fleet leasing, which is a less expensive alternative to fleet owning. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Car Sharing Providers Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Car Sharing Providers Industry are

  • Placement of fleet
  • Maximum utilization of fleet
  • Access to the best technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as New car sales and Number of mobile internet connections in the Car Sharing Providers industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Car Sharing Providers Industry?

    This industry is composed of establishments that offer membership-based car rental services, typically for both shorter periods and distances compared with traditional car renters. Although the pricing structure may vary, operators often charge by the mile and by the minute or hour in addition to a flat fee.

    Industry Products
  • Compact cars
  • Sedans
  • Sport utility vehicles
  • Vans
  • Industry Activities
  • Per minute car rental
  • Per hour passenger car rental
  • Daily passenger car rental
  • Provide insurance services for rentals
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • New car sales
  • Number of mobile internet connections
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Number of adults aged 20 to 64
  • World price of crude oil

  • Current Performance
  • Key market trends
  • Operational trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Universities as a growing market
  • Emerging trends
  • Table: Car Sharing Providers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Car Sharing Providers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Car & Automobile Manufacturing
  • Gas Stations
  • Parking Lots & Garages
  • Toll Roads & Weigh Stations

  • Products & Services
  • Sedans
  • Compact cars
  • Sport utility vehicles
  • Vans
  • Chart: Car Sharing Providers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • 25 to 34 years old
  • 35 to 44 years old
  • 18 to 24 years old
  • more than 45 years old
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Car Sharing Providers Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesDepreciationWagesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Car Sharing Providers

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal Competition
  • External Competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Car Sharing Providers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Avis Budget Group Inc.Daimler AGEnterprise
  • Table: Avis Budget Group Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Daimler AG - financial performance
  • Table: Enterprise - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Car Sharing Providers 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 Car Sharing Providers Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Number of mobile internet connection (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Millenial
  • The generation with birth years from the early 1980s to the early 2000s.
  • Ride Sharing Services
  • Services that match a consumer with a car and driver, such as Uber or Lyft, for a one time trip.
  • Sharing Economy
  • An economic model based on sharing, swapping, trading or renting products and services, as opposed to outright ownership.
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