UAE electric bus market is expected to grow at a brisk rate during the forecast period with a CAGR of over 30%. This can be attributed to the initiatives taken by the government of the country for encouraging the adoption of electric vehicles. UAE has been a huge potential market for automobile makers as consumers are extensively spending on vehicles in the country, owing to which the electric bus market is also gradually strengthening its foothold in the UAE. As compared to traditional buses, these battery electric buses offer zero-emission, quiet operation and better acceleration. Therefore, in order to reduce greenhouse gases and other major pollutants in the environment, all the highly populous cities are likely to adopt electric buses. Moreover, increasing number of bus manufacturers in the market are preferring to manufacture electric buses as substitutes to diesel fueled buses, thus aiding the growth of UAE electric bus market.

The UAE electric bus market is segmented based on seating type, battery type, application, bus length, region and company. By seating type, the market can be segmented into up to 30-seater, 31-40-seater and above 40. The up to 30-seater seater segment is anticipated to hold significant market share in the forthcoming years that can be attributed to easy boarding, even with a stroller or wheelchair. Based on battery type, the market can be bifurcated into lead acid and lithium ion, of which the latter is anticipated to dominate the market owing to lower cost of Li-ion batteries, coupled with other advantages such as lightweight, smaller size, and high energy density.

The major players operating in the electric bus market are Tesla, Inc., Hyundai Motor Company, Volkswagen Motor Company LTM, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG and others. Major companies are developing advanced technologies and launching new products in order to stay competitive in the market. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions and new product developments.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2017

Base Year: 2018

Estimated Year: 2019

Forecast Period: 2020–2024

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and forecast the market size of UAE electric bus market.
  • To classify and forecast UAE electric bus market based on seating capacity, battery type, application, bus length, company and regional distribution.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for UAE electric bus market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in UAE electric bus market.
  • To conduct pricing analysis for UAE electric bus market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in UAE electric 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 electric bus manufacturers/suppliers across the country. 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 players which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the manufacturers, distribution channels and presence of all major players across the country.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of UAE electric bus market by using a bottom-up approach, wherein 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:

  • Electric bus manufacturers and suppliers
  • Market research and consulting firms
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to electric bus

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, UAE electric bus market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Market, By Seating Capacity:
    • Up to 30-Seater
    • 31-40-Seater
    • Above 40
  • Market, By Battery Type:
    • Lead Acid
    • Lithium Ion
  • Market, By Application:
    • Intercity
    • Intracity
    • Airport Bus
  • Market, By Bus Length:
    • 6-8m
    • 9-12m
    • Above 12m
  • Market, By Region:
    • Dubai
    • Abu Dhabi
    • Sharjah

o   Rest of UAE

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in UAE electric bus market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information

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

2.     Research Methodology

3.     Executive Summary

4.     UAE Electric Bus Market Outlook

4.1.   Market Size & Forecast

4.1.1. By Value & Volume

4.2.   Market Share & Forecast

4.2.1. By Seating Capacity (Up to 30-Seater; 31-40-Seater; Above 40)

4.2.2. By Battery Type (Lead Acid and Lithium Ion)

4.2.3. By Application (Intercity; Intracity; Airport Bus)

4.2.4. By Bus Length (6-8m; 9-12m; Above 12m)

4.2.5. By Region

4.2.6. By Company (2018)

4.3.   Market Attractiveness Index

4.4.   Pricing Analysis

5.     UAE Electric Bus Up to 30-Seater Market Outlook

5.1.   Market Size & Forecast

5.1.1. By Value & Volume          

5.2.   Market Share & Forecast

5.2.1. By Battery Type

5.2.2. By Application

5.2.3. By Bus Length

5.3.   Pricing Analysis

6.     UAE Electric Bus 31- 40-Seater Market Outlook

6.1.   Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1. By Value & Volume          

6.2.   Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1. By Battery Type

6.2.2. By Application

6.2.3. By Bus Length

6.3.   Pricing Analysis

7.     UAE Electric Bus Above 40-Seater Market Outlook

7.1.   Market Size & Forecast

7.1.1. By Value & Volume          

7.2.   Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1. By Battery Type

7.2.2. By Application

7.2.3. By Bus Length

7.3.   Pricing Analysis

8.     Product Benchmarking

9.     Market Dynamics

9.1.   Drivers

9.2.   Challenges

10.  Market Trends & Developments

11.  Policy & Regulatory Landscape

12.  UAE Economic Profile

13.  Competitive Landscape

14.  Strategic Recommendations

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