Status : Published Published On : Jan, 2023 Report Code : VRAT9627 Industry : Automotive & Transportation Available Format : Page : 230
2022
2030

Global Electric Truck Chassis Market – Analysis and Forecast (2022-2030)
Industry Insight by Number of Axles (Double-Axle Chassis, Tri-Axle Chassis, Four-Axle Chassis, and Others), by Chassis Material (Aluminum Alloy, Mild Steel, High-Speed Steel, and Others), by Chassis Type (Backbone Chassis, Ladder Chassis, Monocoque Chassis, Modular Chassis, and Others), by Truck Classification (Light Duty (Class 1 to Class 2), Medium Duty (Class 3 to Class 6), and Heavy Duty (Class 7 & Class 8)), by Installation (Company-Fitted and Retrofitted), and Geography (U.S., Canada, Germany, U.K., France, China, Japan, India, and Rest of the World)

Industry Overview

The global electric truck chassis market size was estimated to grow from USD 0.4 billion in 2021 to USD 5.1 billion by 2030. It will register a CAGR of 32.5% during the forecast period. The chassis is an essential component of the vehicle, also referred to as the vehicle's support structure or frame. The chassis is essential for maintaining the drive’s comfort and structural component durability. Compared to conventional combustion engines, electric truck chassis offers a platform that is more stable, effective, quieter, cleaner, and safe. Electric truck chassis can be tailored according to specific applications such as regional distribution centres, long-distance transportation, or even heavy construction sites. The chassis serves as the framework that holds everything together. Thus, it is a frame that serves as mounting points for additional parts like the controller, motor, and battery.

Rising concerns about pollution, particularly from automobiles, have compelled governments in several countries to take some measures to keep regional or national pollution under control. As a result, investments in alternative fuels and electric vehicles are increasing.

Market Segmentation

Insight by Number of Axles

Based on Number of Axles, the Global Electric Truck Chassis Market is segregated into Double-Axle Chassis, Tri-Axle Chassis, Four-Axle Chassis, and Others. Double Axle Chassis is expected to have a significant growth during the forecast period so as to enhance energy efficiency and drive sustainability.

Insight by Chassis Material

Based on Chassis Material, the Global Electric Truck Chassis Market is divided into Aluminum Alloy, Mild Steel, High-Speed Steel, and Others. Aluminum Alloy is expected to have a fastest growth owing to the increased adoption of strong and lightweight solutions as the government is emphasizing minimizing CO2 emissions.

Insight by Chassis Type

Based on Chassis Type, the Global Electric Truck Chassis Market is segmented into Backbone Chassis, Ladder Chassis, Monocoque Chassis, Modular Chassis, and Others. The monocoque chassis segment is expected to have the fastest growth owing to increased adoption of electric vehicles. It offers less emission and make vehicle safe and fuel-efficient.

Insight on Truck Classification

Based on Truck Classification, the Global Electric Truck Chassis Market is segregated into Light Duty (Class 1 to Class 2), Medium Duty (Class 3 to Class 6), and Heavy Duty (Class 7 & Class 8). Medium Duty is expected to have a high CAGR during the forecast period as medium-sized trucks is increasingly deployed to transport goods for short distances. Moreover, the mounting investment in logistics, infrastructure, e-commerce, and construction sector will propel the market demand for medium-sized electric trucks globally. The BYD 6F is the world's first commercially available all-electric class 6 cab and chassis capable of traversing an entire route.

Insight by Installation                  

Based on Installation, the Global Electric Truck Chassis Market is bifurcated into Company-Fitted and Retrofitted. Company-Fitted dominates the market. Truck manufacturers are manufacturing electric vehicles in response to an increase in government measures to phase out conventional trucks and replace them with zero-emission alternatives.

Global Electric Truck Chassis Market Report Coverage

Report Metric

Details

Historical Period

2018–2021

Base Year Considered

2022

Forecast Period

2022 - 2030

Market Size in 2021

$0.4 Billion

Revenue Forecast in 2030

$5.1 Billion

Growth Rate

CAGR 32.5%

Segments Covered in the Report

By Number of Axles, By Chassis Material, By Chassis Type, By Truck Classification, and By Installation

Report Scope

Market Trends, Drivers, and Restraints; Revenue Estimation and Forecast; Segmentation Analysis; Impact of COVID-19; Companies’ Strategic Developments; Market Share Analysis of Key Players; Company Profiling

Regions Covered in the Report

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Rest of the World

Industry Dynamics

Growth Drivers

The key factors driving the market growth of the global electric truck chassis industry include increased adoption and production of electric vehicles (EVs), rising demand for fast-charging or turbocharging stations, and increased adoption of lightweight materials, thereby propelling market development. Moreover, the rising demand for fuel-efficient vehicles, as well as an increase in electric vehicle sales, are expected to drive the Electric Truck Chassis Market in the coming years.

Also, the government’s emphasis to minimize CO2 emissions has prompted the development of strong and lightweight electric vehicle chassis that are made of aluminium and carbon fibre composites for mounting electric motors and batteries. Furthermore, the rising vehicle emissions have forced the government to place emphasis on providing funds to electric vehicles, thereby driving the market growth of the global electric truck chassis industry.

Challenges

The initial investment in manufacturing electric trucks is high as compared to petroleum, CNG, or diesel trucks. Also, the prices of parts and machinery used for production is also high, thereby hampering the market development of the global electric truck chassis industry.

Opportunities

The industry players have ample market opportunities in the global electric truck chassis industry which include:

  • Increased research and development activities
  • Surge in adoption of connected, autonomous, and shared mobility devices
  • Development of Ultra-Light Chassis systems

Geographic Overview

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific (APAC)
  • Rest of the World (RoW)

Asia Pacific contributes the largest share in the global electric truck chassis market owing to rising in production of electric trucks to achieve sustainability standards. The key industry players in the electric truck chassis industry is spending on research and development activities to improve their market share.  China, one of the world's largest vehicle manufacturers, dominates the global electric truck market as a result of increased government support and grants for electrification of the country’s transportation sector.

Competitive Insight

The global electric truck chassis industry is in its early stages, and it is dominated by established and new joint venture companies. Key players are working to develop novel and more innovative technologies to increase their market share of electric truck chassis. To remain competitive in the market, they are also developing strategies like collaboration, partnership, and M&A to sustain themselves in the market.

Mercedes-Benz Group AG (formerly Daimler AG) is one of the most successful automotive companies in the world. They are one of the world's leading suppliers of premium and luxury cars and vans. Mercedes-Benz Mobility AG provides financing, leasing, car subscription and rental, fleet management, charging and payment digital services, insurance brokerage, and innovative mobility services. Mercedes-Benz Trucks is driving the transportation industry's transition to CO2-neutral drive systems while also focusing on e-trucks in its own supply chain. The truck manufacturer has set an ambitious goal of electrifying 100 percent of delivery traffic to its largest truck plant in Worth, Germany, by the end of 2026, thereby making a significant portion of the direct supply chain CO2-neutral.

Scania's Electric Trucks are completely emission-free. They are offering battery electric trucks that are available as a rigid truck and a trailer tractor, thus offering brand new driveline, enhanced batteries and more powerful charging capabilities, 350 km range at 40 tonnes and 250 km range at 64 tonnes max GTW. Scania's battery packs are now assembled in-house to perfectly fit both the strengthened chassis and the new charging interface placement - on the left hand side behind the driver door.

Recent Development by Key Players

In November 2022, BYD Co Ltd, a Chinese automaker, will begin selling two new electric vehicle models in Brazil. According to the Bahia Government, BYD will invest USD 550 million in three plants to build electric bus and truck chassis, as well as electric cars and hybrids, and will also process Brazilian lithium for export to China for use in automobile batteries.

In October 2022, at Bauma, Mercedes-Benz Trucks displays the eActros LongHaul for construction site deliveries.  Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul that is equipped with with electric power take-off for semi-trailers like tippers is suitable for road-oriented construction site applications.

In August 2022, Mahindra Bolero electric truck has been labelled "the future of pickups” and entry into commercial vehicle segment along with other new EV models. It is predicted to have the same design as the ICE version.  Also, anticipated to have a ladder-on-frame chassis with a load carrying capacity that is similar to the ongoing version of the Mahindra Bolero Truck.

Key Players Covered in the Report

Some of the major players operating in the global electric truck chassis market include Tata Motors Limited, Mercedes-Benz Group AG, Mahindra and Mahindra, BYD Motors Inc., AB Volvo, PACCAR Inc., Scania, NAVISTAR, Dongfeng Motor Company, and The Ford Motor Company.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The global electric truck chassis market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 32.5% during the forecast period.
The key factors driving the market growth of the global electric truck chassis industry include increased adoption and production of electric vehicles (EVs), rising demand for fast-charging or turbocharging stations, and increased adoption of lightweight materials, thereby propelling market development.
Asia Pacific contributes the largest share in the global electric truck chassis market owing to rising in production of electric trucks to achieve sustainability standards.
Number of Axles, Chassis Material, Chassis Type, Truck Classification, Installation, and Region are the segments covered in the report.
Some of the major players in the global Electric Truck Chassis industry include Tata Motors Limited, Mercedes-Benz Group AG, Mahindra and Mahindra, BYD Motors Inc., AB Volvo, PACCAR Inc., Scania, NAVISTAR, Dongfeng Motor Company, and The Ford Motor Company.

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