The Lifecycle of Tires: scenarios and forecasts to 2024

The Lifecycle of Tyres: the latest specialist market research and future forecasts examining the progression of tire from its inception to end of life.

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 10 Dec 2014
Product format: Digital Copy, Hard Copy
Number of pages: 140
Number of tables: 69
Number of figures: 37
Forecast range: 2014-2024
  • Growth of about 4.7% is expected this year and real GDP growth for the world as a whole looks set to average 4.0% per year through 2024
  • The Lifecycle of Tires: scenarios and forecasts to 2024 examines the progression on the tire from its inception as raw materials through design and manufacture, distribution marketing and sale, purchase, use and servicing, and eventual retirement to various possible end-of-life uses
  • The report examines the complex internal and external forces at work within each of these stages and what this means in the context of an evolving global marketplace.

Description

OUR EXCLUSIVE CONTENT:

  • Statistical data for the size of the global tire market today and to 2024
  • Quantitative and qualitative characterization of the tire
  • Key trends and market influences from inside and outside the industry

METHODOLOGY

Drawing upon a diverse array of trade, government, technical and business sources, both primary and secondary, this report integrates quantitative and qualitative data and insight on each aspect of the tire lifecycle and examines the implications, threats and opportunities posed. Global views and perspectives from all lifecycle participants are taken into account including raw material suppliers, OE’s, manufacturers, distributors, marketers, motorists, fleet managers and government representatives.

WHAT WILL YOU DISCOVER?

  • The stages and evolution of the tire lifecycle from raw materials through recycling and the innovations impacting how tires are sourced, designed, manufactured, sold, used and disposed of
  • The factors growing the global tire market over the next 10 years
  • How vehicles and tires are becoming high tech and what this means to producers, drivers, and servicers
  • Insight into the key economic, environmental and regulatory trends that are transforming each stage of the tire lifecycle
  • The key threats, opportunities and disruptive technologies that may shape tire supply and demand

WHO SHOULD BUY THIS REPORT?

  • Raw material suppliers
  • Rubber, chemical and equipment suppliers
  • Tire manufacturers
  • Tire wholesalers and retail distributors
  • Tire recycling operations
  • Industry consultants and analysts

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?

  • An electronic version of the report in PDF format. You may add a hardcopy version (mailed to you)
  • 10-year market forecasts
  • Analyses of key trends, strategic market forecasts and original data

Table of Contents

Executive summary

  • Key findings
  • Lifecycle overview
  • Environmental impact of the tire lifecycle
  • Demand forecast
    • Scenario variables
    • Areas of opportunity
    • Regional growth

Introduction and methodology

Tire Demand: drivers and trends to 2024

  • Key drivers and trends
    • Global economies
    • Global vehicle production
    • Global vehicle sales
    • Global vehicle parks
      • Vehicle age
    • Other drivers
      • Miles driven
      • Mobility and urbanization
      • Vehicle and tire technologies
      • Legislation and regulation
        • Emissions targets
        • Fuel economy standards
        • Labelling
        • Trade barriers
  • Current market for tires
    • Tire market by usage/application
      • Small passenger and light goods vehicles
      • Large passenger, heavy goods and other vehicles
      • Off-road
    • OEM and replacement
    • Tire performance categories
      • Winter tires
    • Newer and emerging products
  • Forecast and scenarios to 2024
    • Potential scenario influencers

Raw mate rial sourcing

  • Tire composition and raw materials overview
  • Rubber products
    • Natural rubber
      • Natural rubber supply issues
      • Natural rubber prices
    • Synthetic rubber
    • Emerging substitutes
      • Guayule
      • Dandelion
      • Renewable synthetic rubber
      • Nd-PBR
      • Renewable isoprene
    • Carbon black
  • Silica
    • Precipitated silica
    • New supplies and additional sources
  • Textile and steel cords
  • Oils
  • Chemicals 

Tire production

  • Manufacturing overview
  • Tire companies
  • Research & engineering
    • Tradeoffs
    •  Focus on tread compound
    • Pressure from regulators and OEMs
    • Collaborative development process
      • Direct OEM involvement
    • New testing technologies
    • Leading companies
  • Capital investment
  • Location of production/capacity
    • North America
  • Manufacturing process issues
    • Increased automation
    • Tire identification number
    • RFID

Distribution trends

  • Channel overview
    • Wholesalers
    • Retailers
      • Independent tire dealers
      • Auto dealerships
      • Tire company-owned stores
      • Other
      • Online retailers

Sales and marketing / consumer support

  • Sales and marketing
    • Need for tire replacement
    • Consumer tire buying process
    • Retailer and consumer education
      • Tire labelling
      • Educational program examples
    • Advertising and promotion
      • Hospitality events for dealers
    • Online and social media presence
    • Online sales
  • Consumer support
    • Warranties
      • Tire warranties
      • Road hazard coverage
    • Maintenance and inspection
    • Fleet management

End-of-life

  • Environmental issues
  • Recovery and reuse options
    • Overview
    • Materials recovery
      • Ground rubber
    • Energy recovery
    • Reuse
    • Export
    • Retreading
    • Landfill
  • Geographic tire collection trends
    • US
      • ELT tire trends
      • Retreads
      • Reused tires
    • Europe
    • Japan
    • Other countries

Unmet needs of tire and automotive manufacturers

  • Overview
  • Key drivers and trends
    • Issues with traditional raw materials supplies
    • Environmental and sustainability concerns
    • Environmental impact throughout the tire lifecycle
    • Unsustainability of key inputs
    • Continuing end of life issues
  • Legislation and regulation
  • New vehicle technologies
    • Drivetrains
    • Connectivity
    • Autonomous vehicles
  • Vehicle usage
    • Urbanization
    • Sales marketing and servicing
    • Fleets
      • Issues in fleet operation
    • Car sharing
  • Unmet needs and technology requirements
  • Opportunities
    • Completely sustainable tires
    • New tire designs
      • Further LRR improvement
      • Improved inner liners
      • Lightweight tires
      • Non-pneumatic tires
    • Intelligent tires
    • Improvements in service and sales
      • Monitoring, inspection and diagnosis
      • Focus on fleet sales and support
    • End of life optimization

Forecasts and scenarios to 2024

  • Overall tire industry growth outlook
  • Potential scenario influencers
    • Global economic growth
    • Geopolitics
    • Environmental regulation
    • Raw materials
    • Energy costs
    • Vehicle technology
    • Tire technology
    • Vehicle usage
  • Geographic tire market forecasts
    • North America
    • South America
    • Europe
    • Asia-Pacific
    • Middle East/Africa

Tables and Figures

FIGURES

  • Share of recovery and reuse approaches in major markets (%)
  • Regional share of global tire market (%), 2014–24
  • Compound annual growth of regional tire markets (%), 2014–24
  • GDP growth of major markets, 2013–14
  • Vehicle production growth in major markets, 2012–13
  • Vehicle sales growth in major markets (% change), 2012–13
  • Regional share of global vehicle park 2013 (%)
  • Vehicle park growth in major markets, 2012–13
  • Factor increase in transportation mode by 2050
  • Tire market growth in major markets, % CAGR 2007–14 and 2013–14
  • Global tire market by vehicle type, share of units sold, 2014
  • US passenger vehicle replacement tire by performance
  • Where customers go for auto service (US passengers and light trucks, % or respondents)
  • 2013 US channel share, passenger tires
  • 2013 US channel share, light truck tires
  • 2013 US channel share, medium truck tires
  • Priority US tire dealer concerns
  • EU Tire and other vehicle services value share for all vehicles
  • Reason behind consumer tire purchase, US, share of respondents
  • What factors drive final purchase, 2013
  • How dealers advertise and promote
  • Share of recovery and reuse approaches in major markets (%)
  • Share of end of life tire treatments in the US, 2011 (%)
  • Share of end of life tire treatments in the EU, 2012 (%)
  • Share of end of life tire treatments in japan, 2012 (%)
  • Regional share of global tire market (%), 2014–24
  • Compound annual growth of regional tire markets (%), 2014–24
  • Country share of North American tire market (%), 2014–24
  • Compound annual growth of North American tire markets (%), 2014–24
  • Country share of South American tire market (%), 2014–24
  • Compound annual growth of South American tire markets (%), 2014–24
  • Country share of European tire market (%), 2014–24
  • Compound annual growth of European tire markets (%), 2014–24
  • Country share of Asia-Pacific tire market (%), 2014–24
  • Compound annual growth of Asia- Pacific tire markets (%), 2014–24
  • Country share of Middle East/ Africa tire market (%), 2014–24
  • Compound annual growth of Middle East/Africa tire markets (%), 2014–24

TABLES

  • Lifecycle phases and key issues
  • Environmental impact of a car tire by life stage (%)
  • Global tire industry forecast 2014–24 (million units)
  • Key forecast variables and scenario contributors
  • Selected global economic indicators
  • Global vehicle production by region (units)
  • Regional share of global vehicle production (%)
  • Global vehicle sales by region 2012–13, (million units)
  • Regional share of global vehicle sales (%)
  • Global vehicle park by region (million units) −−US average vehicle age
  • Annual US vehicle miles driven (trillions)
  • Labelling requirements and timing by market
  • Global tire market by region (million units)
  • Global tire market share by region (%)
  • Share of OEM and replacement tires for small passenger and light goods, 2013
  • Share of OEM and replacement tires for small large passenger, heavy goods and other vehicles, 2013
  • Real global GDP (billion 2005 $ PPP*)
  • Global motor vehicle park (million units)
  • Global tire industry (million units)
  • Key forecast variables and scenario contributors
  • Typical composition of a tire (%)
  • Estimated global consumption of materials by the tire industry, 2012
  • Overview of elastomers used in tires
  • Natural rubber prices, 2012–14
  • Synthetic rubber prices, 2012–14
  • Relative price ratio of natural rubber to synthetic rubber, 2012–14
  • Prices of indicators related to synthetic rubber price ratio of natural rubber to synthetic rubber, 2012–14
  • Stages of the tire manufacturing process
  • Top global tire manufacturers based on tire sales (million US)
  • US/Canadian OE consumer tire brand market shares, 2013 (%)
  • US replacement passenger car tire brand market shares, 2013 (%)
  • US replacement light truck tire brand market shares, 2013 (%)
  • US replacement medium/heavy truck tire market shares, 2014 (%)
  • OE farm tire market share, 2013, %
  • Replacement farm tire market share, 2013, %
  • R&D spending for 2013 ($ million)
  • Capital spending for 2013 ($ million)
  • Recent significant tire industry capital investments
  • EU channel share for tire services by vehicle age, 2010
  • US tire manufacturer associate dealer programs
  • EU tire services by vehicle age, 2010 (billion euros)
  • Tire inspection results, Japan 2011–12
  • Selected tire manufacturer sponsorships and partnerships
  • Environmental impact of a car tire by life stage (%)
  • Environmental and other risks associated with stockpiled waste tires
  • Recovery and reuse approaches in major markets, 2011–12 (000 tons)
  • Materials recovery tonnage for major markets
  • Energy recovery tonnage for major markets
  • Reuse tonnage for major markets
  • Export tonnage for major markets
  • Retreaded tire market by region, 2011
  • Retreading tonnage for major markets
  • Landfill tonnage for major markets
  • Recovery and reuse approaches in US EU and Japan, 2011–12 (000 tons)
  • Key US ELT tire trends to the RMA, 2012
  • US retreaded tire market share, 2013
  • Industry drivers, unmet needs, challenges and opportunities
  • Environmental impact of a car tire by life stage (%)
  • Real global GDP (billion 2005 $ PPP*)
  • Global motor vehicle park (million units)
  • Global tire industry forecast 2014–24 (million units)
  • Key forecast variables and scenario contributors
  • Tire market forecasts by region (million units)
  • North America tire forecast (million units)
  • South America region and country tire forecast (million units)
  • European tire forecast tire market forecasts by region (million units)
  • Asia-Pacific tire forecast tire market forecasts by region (million units)
  • Middle East/Africa tire forecast tire market forecasts by region (million units)