Saudi Arabia bus market was valued around USD1.6 billion in 2018 and is projected to grow at CAGR of around 10% during the forecast period on account of growing inclination of the population towards public transportation. Furthermore, as part of the Saudi Vision 2030, the country is planning to promote and enhance public transport in the country, which is anticipated to positively influence the market growth over the coming years. 

Saudi Arabia bus market can be segmented based on bus length, seating capacity, fuel type, application and region. In terms of seating capacity, 30-40 is the preferred segment on account of easy boarding, even with a stroller or wheelchair. Additionally, it can easily store large volumes of luggage. Based on fuel type, diesel is the dominant fuel type due to its low price in the country. However, increasing emphasis by the governments on clean energy public transportation, share of electric & hybrid bus is expected to increase over the coming years. Furthermore, increasing air pollution and reducing cost of batteries are expected to have a positive impact on the market growth of electric & hybrid buses in the country. Based on application, transit bus segment is expected to grow at the highest rate as public bus operators are upgrading bus fleets to reduce fuel and emission costs, while enhancing the riding experience. 

Major players operating in the Saudi Arabia bus market include Toyota Motor Corporation, Daimler AG, Hyundai Motor Company, Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co., Ltd., Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd., Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, Tata Motors Limited, King Long United Automotive Industry Co., Ltd., MAN Truck & Bus AG, etc. The key players in the market are investing in research & development activities to manufacture technologically advanced buses and increase their market share.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2014-2017

Base Year: 2018

Estimated Year: 2019

Forecast Period: 2020–2024

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and forecast the market size of Saudi Arabia bus market.
  • To classify and forecast Saudi Arabia bus market based on bus length, seating capacity, fuel type, application and regional distribution.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for Saudi Arabia bus market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in Saudi Arabia bus market.
  • To conduct the pricing analysis for Saudi Arabia bus market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players involved in the Saudi Arabia bus market.

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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of manufacturers across the region. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the product offerings, distribution channels and presence of all major manufacturers across the region.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of Saudi Arabia bus market using a bottom-up approach, where data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.

Key Target Audience:

  • Bus manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and other stakeholders
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to bus market
  • Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers, suppliers, and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, Saudi Arabia bus market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Market, By Bus Length:
    • 6-8 m
    • 8-10 m
    • 10-12 m
    • Above 12 m
  • Market, By Seating Capacity:

o    15-30

o    30-40

o    40-50

o    Above 50

·         Market, By Fuel Type:

o    Diesel

o    Petrol/Gasoline

o    CNG

o    Electric & Hybrid

·         Market, By Application:

o    Transit Buses

o    Motor Coaches

o    School Buses/Others

·         Market, By Region:

o    Western

o    Northern & Central

o    Eastern

o    Southern

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in Saudi Arabia bus market.

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Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).

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1.     Product of Interest Introduction: Bus

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Executive Summary

4.    Voice of Customer

5.    Saudi Arabia Bus Market Outlook

5.1.  Market Size & Forecast

5.1.1. By Value & Volume

5.2.  Market Share & Forecast

5.2.1. By Bus Length (6-8 m, 8-10 m, 10-12 m & Above 12 m)

5.2.2. By Seating Capacity (15-30, 30-40, 40-50 & Above 50)

5.2.3. By Fuel Type (Diesel, Petrol/Gasoline, CNG, Electric & Hybrid)

5.2.4. By Application (Transit Buses, Motor Coaches & School Buses/Others)

5.2.5. By Region

5.2.6. By Company

5.3.  Market Attractiveness Index

6.    Saudi Arabia 6-8 m Bus Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1. By Value & Volume

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1. By Seating Capacity

6.2.2. By Fuel Type

6.2.3. By Application

7.    Saudi Arabia 8-10 m Bus Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast

7.1.1. By Value & Volume

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1. By Seating Capacity

7.2.2. By Fuel Type

7.2.3. By Application

8.    Saudi Arabia 10-12 m Bus Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast

8.1.1. By Value & Volume

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1. By Seating Capacity

8.2.2. By Fuel Type

8.2.3. By Application

9.    Saudi Arabia Above 12 m Bus Market Outlook

9.1.  Market Size & Forecast

9.1.1. By Value & Volume

9.2.  Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1. By Seating Capacity

9.2.2. By Fuel Type

9.2.3. By Application

10.  Pricing Analysis

11.  Import & Export Analysis

12.  Market Dynamics

12.1.  Drivers/Opportunities

12.2.  Challenges/Restraints

13.  Market Trends & Developments

14.  Policy & Regulatory Landscape

15.  Saudi Arabia Economic Profile

16.  Competitive Landscape

16.1.Toyota Motor Corporation

16.2.Daimler AG

16.3.Hyundai Motor Company

16.4.Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co., Ltd.

16.5.Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd.

16.6.Mitsubishi Motors Corporation

16.7.Tata Motors Limited

16.8.King Long United Automotive Industry Co., Ltd

16.9.MAN Truck & Bus AG

17.  Strategic Recommendations

18. About Us & Disclaimer 

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