Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Converters Market By Entry Point (Side Entry, Rear Entry), By Mode of Entry (Ramp, Lift), By Vehicle Type (SUVs, Trucks, Others) - Growth, Future Prospects And Competitive Analysis, 2017 - 2025

Wheelchair accessible vehicles are vehicles which allow easy access for wheelchairs to board a vehicle. The wheelchair along with its carrier can easily board a vehicle either with a help of a ramp or a wheelchair carrying lift. This system allows the person to drive the vehicle or commute as a passenger without excess exertion to get on to the vehicle from the wheelchair. The vehicle converter manufacturing companies have been engaged in developing strong, safe and efficient wheelchair accessible solutions. These companies offer a wide variety of accessible solutions with different entry point and mode of entry. This has aided the overall wheelchair accessible vehicle converters market to flourish by targeting potential customers with different requirements and conditions.

Increasing need for convenient solutions for people suffering from physical disability is one of the prime factors for the rise in the demand for wheelchair accessible vehicles. Hospitals, healthcare centers and families associated with persons with physical disabilities are preferring wheelchair accessible vehicle to ensure stress free commute. In addition, the technology allows physically disabled persons to drive a vehicle. This has inculcated a sense of independence among such persons thereby, boosting their confidence for performing simple daily chores. With diversified end-use applications such as healthcare centers, hospitals and old-age homes, among others, the adoption of wheelchair accessible vehicles has increased considerably in the past few years and is further expected to demonstrate a strong growth throughout the forecast period.

 

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Converters Market

The report titled “Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Converters Market- Growth, Future Prospects and Competitive Landscape, 2017-2025” offers strategic insights into the global wheelchair accessible vehicle converters market with a focus on the market size and estimates for the duration 2015 to 2025. The said research study covers in-depth analysis of market segments based on vehicle type, mode of entry, point of entry and cross-sectional study across different geographies. The study covers the comparative analysis of each sub-segment for the years 2016-2025. The report also provides a prolific view on market dynamics such as market drivers, restraints, and opportunities.

In order to help strategic decision makers, the report also includes competitive profiling of the leading wheelchair accessible vehicle converters manufacturers, their strategies, market positioning and key developments. Some of the major players profiled in the report include ATConversions, GM Coachwork, Advance Mobility, Freedom Motors USA, Vantage Mobility International, Sirus Automotive Ltd, AMS Vans, Inc., Sidewinder Conversions & Mobility Ltd., BROTHERWOOD AUTOMOBILITY LIMITED, Taxi & Bus Conversion Ltd. and Parfit Ltd.

Other in-depth analysis provided in the report includes:

  • Current and future market trends to justify the forthcoming attractive markets within the wheelchair accessible vehicle converters industry.
  • Market fuelers, market impediments, and their impact on the market growth
  • Market inclination insights and key trend analysis for wheelchair accessible vehicle converters market
  • In-depth competitive environment analysis
  • Trailing 2-Year market size data (2015 – 2016)

Overall, the research study provides a holistic view of the global wheelchair accessible vehicle converters market, offering market size and estimates for the period from 2017 to 2025, keeping in mind the above-mentioned factors.

The wheelchair accessible vehicle convertors market is segmented, based on vehicle type, into following categories:

  • SUVs
  • Trucks
  • Others

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Converters Market

As of 2016, the sports utility vehicles (SUVs) used for wheelchair accessible vehicles dominated the overall wheelchair accessible vehicle converters market worldwide. SUVs are preferred considerably over any other vehicles for conversion as they provide ample space and potential to incorporate modifications. These vehicles are proving both comfortable as well as economical for making them wheelchair accessible. With long wheelbase, strong suspension and comfortable sitting arrangement, SUVs offer an ease of installation of wheelchair accessible vehicle convertors.

The use of semi-trucks and trucks as wheelchair accessible vehicles has witnessed a consistent growth from past few years. The trucks are considered as the best alternative in terms of space as well as modifications. However, the cost of the vehicle and modifications has been a major restrain for the adoption of converters in trucks. Trucks are generally preferred by the healthcare, hospitals and old-age homes for carrying multiple number of disabled persons in a single vehicle. With consistently developing technology and reduction in the modification cost, the truck segment for wheelchair accessible vehicle converters market is expected to grow at a steady pace in the following years.

The wheelchair accessible vehicle convertors market has been segmented, on the basis of geographical regions, as per following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • France
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • India
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World (RoW)
    • The Middle East and Africa
    • Latin America

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Converters Market

As of 2016, North America dominated the overall wheelchair accessible vehicle converters market in terms of revenue as well as in volume. Technological advancement and rise in the number of orthopedic trauma are few of the many drivers for the wheelchair accessible vehicle converters in North America. Government initiatives towards promoting the use of wheelchair accessible vehicles is also one of the key driving factor the market North America. 

Europe trailed North American wheelchair accessible vehicle converters market in terms of revenue, as of 2016. Numerous converter manufacturers are located in this region. The converter system installed by these providers are quite sophisticated and safe. In addition, rising prevalence of mobility disabilities in road accidents has uplifted the demand for wheelchair accessible vehicle converters.

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Published Date:  Sep 2017
Category:  Automotive & Transportation
Report ID:   58683
Report Format:   PDF
Pages:   120
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