Global Four Wheel Drive Vehicle Market 2015-2019 - Leading Vendors are BMW, Dacia, Daimler, GM, Hyundai, Land Rover & Volvo

Jan 11, 2016, 11:10 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, January 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Four Wheel Drive Vehicle market 2015-2019"  report to their offering. 

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This new report estimates four wheel drive (4WD) vehicle shipments to cross over 7 million, in terms of unit sales, by 2019. The rising demand for sports utility vehicles (SUVs) fitted with MWD propels the growth of this market.

The various benefits offered by HEVs such as reduced carbon emissions, better fuel efficiency, reduced dependence on natural resources for fuel, and better performance have increased their adoption in the recent years. As a result, the automotive 4WD system manufacturers are focusing and launching new 4WD systems, especially for HEVs.

According to the report, 4WD vehicles offer the advantages of both FWD and RWD. One of the primary benefits offered by 4WD is the better traction performance in both severe weather conditions and on dry road surfaces. As a result, vehicles equipped with 4WD attract both performance-driven consumers as well as those who have specific requirements in unfavorable conditions. 4WD vehicles have excellent balancing, handling, and driving dynamics capabilities.

Further, the report states that the strengthening of fuel efficiency standards across the globe is a major challenge in the global 4WD vehicle market as these vehicles run fewer miles per gallon than other vehicles.

The global 4WD vehicle market is well diversified across all geographies, with the Americas holding the major share of the market currently. The market in the Americas is mainly based in core markets such as the US, Brazil, and Canada. The Americas ids followed by the APAC.

Key questions answered in the report: 

  • What are the key factors driving the global 4WD market
  • What are the Key market trends impacting the growth of the global 4WD market
  • What are the various opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global 4WD market
  • Trending factors influencing the market shares for the global 4WD market
  • Market shares for APAC, Americas, and Europe
  • Key outcome of the five forces analysis on the global 4WD market
  • Growth forecast of the global 4WD market

Leading vendors are:  

  • BMW
  • Dacia
  • Daimler
  • GM
  • Hyundai
  • Land Rover
  • Volvo

Key Topics Covered: 

PART 01: Executive summary 

PART 02: Scope of the report 

PART 03: Market research methodology 

PART 04: Introduction 

PART 05: Market landscape 

PART 06: Market segmentation by vehicle types

PART 07: Geographical segmentation

PART 08: Market drivers 

PART 09: Impact of drivers 

PART 10: Market challenges 

PART 11: Impact of drivers and challenges 

PART 12: Market trends 

PART 13: Vendor landscape

PART 14: Key vendor analysis 

Companies Mentioned: 

  • BMW
  • Dacia
  • Daimler
  • GM
  • Hyundai
  • Land Rover
  • Volvo
  • Audi
  • Chevrolet
  • FIAT
  • Nissan
  • PSA
  • Skoda
  • TATA
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen.

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