Status : Published Published On : Jul, 2020 Report Code : VRAT4083 Industry : Automotive & Transportation Available Format : Page : 155

Global Car Towing Service Market – Analysis and Forecast (2019-2025)

Industry Insights by Tow Vehicle Type (Integrated Tow Truck, Wheel Lift Tow Truck, Flat Bed Tow Truck and Hook and Chain Tow Truck), by Service Provider (Motor Insurer, Automotive Club, Auto Manufacturer and Independent Warranty Provider)

Industry Overview

The global car towing service market is expected to witness CAGR of 4.5% during the forecast period. The growth of this market is attributed towards the increasing manufacturing of automobile across the globe, increasing disposable income of the people along with improved standard of living.

Car Towing Service Market Highlights

Towing of vehicle is a process in which there are two or more connected vehicles that are pulled by a power source. These vehicles can be joined by a chain, rope and hitch to keep them connected to each other while in motion. The disables, impounded, indisposed or wrongly parked vehicles are moved by the tow truck. These tow trucks are of three categories, first the small trailers that are used to tow a vehicle of size up to an SUV and minivan. The towing capacity is a measure of the upper limit of the weight the towing vehicle can tow; this is measured in pounds or kilograms.

Additionally, people are feeling the need to travel in comfort and thus with increased disposable income there is escalation in use of personal vehicles rather than carpooling, or use of public transport. Furthermore, there is an increase in rendering of rental car services for those who do not own a personal vehicle but rents one. This has led to increase in the need for road side assistance for individuals, towing vehicles are needed by the transport authorities to tow those cars that are wrongly parked and the vehicles that are in disposable conditions also need to be towed further escalating the growth of global car towing service market.

Market Segmentation

Insight by Tow Vehicle Type

Based upon tow vehicle type, the car towing service market is subdivided into integrated tow truck, wheel lift tow truck, flat bed tow truck and hook and chain tow truck. The flat bed tow truck segment is projected to witness highest CAGR during the forecast period as among the service providers these are most popular. These tow trucks provide lowest risk of towing a vehicle as once the vehicle is secured on the flat bed the vehicle can be transported without any further damage.

Insight by Service Provider

On the basis of service provider, the global car towing service market is sub divided into motor insurer, automotive club, auto manufacturer and independent warranty provider. Amongst these segments, motor insurer segment is expected to witness highest CAGR during the forecast period.  Due to the requirement of insurance companies for towing vehicles and auto manufacturers who provide roadside assistance, they tend to grow during the forecast period. Furthermore, the involvement of internet of things in this segment has allowed the road side assistance to respond faster, this makes the service more efficient.

Report Metric

Details

Market Size Available for the Years in the Study

2015–2025

Historical Period

2015–2019

Base Year

2019

Forecast Period

2020–2025

Segments Covered in the Study

Tow Vehicle Type, Service Provider, and Region

Geographies Covered in the Study

North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico), Europe (Germany, U.K., France, Italy, Spain, Russia), Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea), and Rest of the World (Brazil, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, U.A.E.)

Companies Covered in the Study

AA PLC, RAC Motoring Services, Falck Danmark A/S, Allianz Partners SAS, Access Roadside Assistance, Agero Inc, National General Insurance, SOS International, ARC EUROPE SA, Viking Assistance Group, and THE ALLSTATE CORPORATION

Industry Dynamics

Growth Drivers

Technological advancements such as internet of things, improved lifestyle along with increasing emphasis by key players to upgrade new features in the car are the key factors driving the growth of global car towing service market. The automotive industry is bringing in new features in the cars to provide more safety to the customers. One of such feature is the provision of the integrated telematics system that provides the information about the vehicle such as vehicle movements, location, faults and failures to the manufacturer or to the third part such as the insurance providers. This is helping the road side assistance to be more efficient and quick in responding that is further strengthening the growth of global car towing service market throughout the forecast period.

Challenges

However, increasing dissemination of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and other upgraded features in passenger vehicles are the key factors anticipated to hamper the growth of global car towing service market.

Geographic Overview

Geographically, car towing service market in Europe is anticipated to generate largest revenue by 2025. The growth of this market is attributed towards presence of key automobile manufacturers in the region that are rampantly emphasizing their efforts towards product development.

Moreover, Asia-Pacific is expected to witness highest CAGR during the forecast period due to large population and increasing disposable income of the population that provides large market base to the automobile industry. Furthermore, the extensive utilization of commercial and personal vehicles enhances the chances for accidents and breakdowns. As a result to which these the insurance service providers also provide with the road side assistance thereby significantly contributing towards the growth of car towing service market in Asia-Pacific.

Competitive Insight

Key players operating in the car towing service market are emphasizing their efforts upon strategic acquisitions in order to strengthen capabilities of research & development that supports them in providing innovative solutions to the users and thus gain competitive advantage.

Some of the major players operating in the global car towing service market include AA PLC, RAC Motoring Services, Falck Danmark A/S, Allianz Partners SAS, Access Roadside Assistance, Agero Inc, National General Insurance, SOS International, ARC EUROPE SA, Viking Assistance Group, and THE ALLSTATE CORPORATION.

Primary Research

VynZ Research conducts extensive primary research to understand the market dynamics, validate market data and have key opinions from the industry experts. The key profiles approached within the industry includes, CEO, CFO, CTO, President, Vice President, Product Managers, Regional Heads and Others. Also, end user surveys comprising of consumers are also conducted to understand consumer behavior.

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Car Towing Service Market Analysis

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Frequently Asked Questions

Asia-Pacific is expected to witness highest CAGR during the forecast period.
Key players operating in the car towing service market are emphasizing their efforts upon strategic acquisitions in order to strengthen capabilities of research & development that supports them in providing innovative solutions to the users and thus gain competitive advantage.
Geographically, car towing service market in Europe is anticipated to generate largest revenue by 2025.
Technological advancements such as internet of things, improved lifestyle along with increasing emphasis by key players to upgrade new features in the car are the key factors driving the growth of global car towing service market.
Some of the major players operating in the global car towing service market include AA PLC, RAC Motoring Services, Falck Danmark A/S, Allianz Partners SAS, Access Roadside Assistance, Agero Inc, National General Insurance, SOS International, ARC EUROPE SA, Viking Assistance Group, and THE ALLSTATE CORPORATION.

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Car Towing Service Market