The World Bus & Coach Manufacturing Industry Report

The World Bus & Coach Manufacturing Industry

Date published: June 29, 2012

Edition: Seventh

Frequency: Biennial

Format: Hard copy with online access

Cost: GBP 1750.00 + VAT / EUR 2500.00 / USD 3000.00

Overview

The seventh edition of this report has been fully revised and updated and is a comprehensive review of the world bus and coach manufacturing industry, concentrating on vehicles above 7.5-8.0 tonnes gross. It provides a clear picture of where we are today in the industry and looks at what may happen in the future.

The report contains registration and production figures for all world markets, where available, including five year forecasts. CEOs from the leading Western European bus manufacturers have been interviewed and their views on the key issues affecting the global bus industry are summarised.

The report also provides the latest update of who owns whom in the bus, coach, chassis and body building industry and who owns whom in component manufacture. It also includes a new chapter on the Turkish market.

Contents

Foreword 

  

Introduction

  

Chapter 1

An overview of the world wide industry

Chapter 2

State of the Industry – top CEOs air their views

Chapter 3

World Bus Manufacture – key events in the last two years

Chapter 4

World Bus Components – key events in the last two years

Chapter 5

Legislation – its impact on manufacturers and the market

Chapter 6

Diesel engine developments

Chapter 7

Alternative driveline developments

Chapter 8

Transmission and axle developments

Chapter 9

Alternative fuels

Chapter 10

Chassis equipment – steering, wheels, tyres, brakes and suspensions

Chapter 11

Body systems and structural materials

Chapter 12

Body components - doors, windows, floors and body furniture

Chapter 13

Climate control – heating, ventilation and air conditioning

Chapter 14

Electrical systems – lighting, wiring and driver support

Chapter 15

Telematics and real-time information systems

Chapter 16

A review and forecast for the Western European market

Chapter 17

A review and forecast for the Central European market

Chapter 18

A review and forecast for Russia and the CIS territories

Chapter 19

A review and forecast for Turkey

Chapter 20

A review and forecast for the Middle East and North African markets

Chapter 21

A review and forecast for Central and Southern Africa

Chapter 22

A review and forecast for the Indian sub-continent

Chapter 23

A review and forecast for China

Chapter 24

A review and forecast for Japan

Chapter 25

A review and forecast for Eastern Asia excluding China and Japan

Chapter 26

A review and forecast for Australia and New Zealand

Chapter 27

A review and forecast for the North American markets

Chapter 28

A review and forecast for South and Central America and the Caribbean

Appendix I

Who owns whom in the worldwide bus, chassis and body building industry

Appendix II

Who owns whom in worldwide bus component manufacture

Appendix III

Glossary