Motorcycle Hub Motor Market Segmentation By Vehicle Type (E-Bikes, E-Scooters/Mopeds and E-Motorcycles); By Installation Type (Front Hub Motor and Rear Hub Motor); By Motor Type (Gearless Hub Motor and Geared Hub Motor); By Output Type (Below 1000W, 1000-3000W and Above 3000W); By Sales Channel (Aftermarket and Original Equipment Manufacturer)- Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2027

  • Report ID: 1421
  • Published Date: Feb 03, 2023
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Introduction to Motorcycle Hub Motor

Motorcycle hub motor is an electric motor installed in the wheels of the vehicles for improving their efficiency and performance. They are generally installed in the electric vehicles to reduce the load on engine while reducing the fuel consumption level along with minimizing the maintenance cost. These attributes further increase the lifespan of the vehicles.

Motorcycle hub motor can be arranged or fit in two possible ways; direct connection and wheel hub with an additional gearbox facility. Through direct connection, vehicle can attain low speed with high torque, whereas, through wheel hub with an additional gearbox facility, vehicle can attain speed and torque according to the requirement. Motorcycle hub motor is generally used in e-bikes, e-scooters, e-bicycles and industries where driving wheel is a part of assembly lines.

Market Size and Forecast

The electric two-wheeler market is growing significantly on the back of growing awareness regarding global warming as people are moving from vehicles using conventional resources to vehicles that use renewable resources. Further, stringent rules and regulations by government and improved vehicle performance efficiency, increased power, better vehicle handling and high torque related to hub motors are some of the factors that are expected to drive the growth of the market in upcoming years.

The motorcycle hub motor market is anticipated to record a CAGR of around 5.3% over the forecast period i.e. 2019-2027. The market is segmented by vehicle type into e-bikes, e-scooters and e-bicycles, out of which e-bikes segment is anticipated to have largest market share on the back of high torque, better vehicle handling and increased power in both existing and new vehicles. Further, the market is segmented by installation type into front hub motor and rear hub motor, out of which, the rear hub motor segment is expected to dominate the market on the back of its powerful acceleration, high power handling, better traction and high flexibility. 

Motorcycle hub motor market

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Growth Drivers

Rise in Demand for Electric Two-Wheelers

Growing ecological concerns are driving the demand for electric two-wheelers. Further, stringent government rules promoting the use of vehicles that do not emit CO2 and use renewable power resources rather than using conventional resources of energy are some of the significant growth indicators that are estimated to boost the growth of the market.

OEM Segment to Boost Market Shares

On the back of advancement in hub motors, the majority of the customers are purchasing them directly from the original equipment manufacturers. Further, the growing rate of manufacturing and exporting electric vehicles are directly boosting the market shares in OEM segment, which is further anticipated to support the growth of the market significantly over the forecast period.


Lack of Awareness & Availability of Substitute Products

Hub motors usually cost high owing to their attributes such as their ability to handle high power, better traction control and high flexibility. The presence of alternatives at lower rates and lack of awareness regarding motorcycle hub motors among people is expected to hamper the growth of the market during the forecast period.

Market Segmentation

Our-in depth analysis of the global motorcycle hub motor market includes the following segments:

By Vehicle Type

  • E-Bikes
  • E-Scooters/Mopeds
  • E-Motorcycles

By Installation Type

  • Front Hub Motor
  • Rear Hub Motor

By Motor Type

  • Gearless Hub Motor
  • Geared Hub Motor

By Output Type

  • Below 1000W
  • 1000-3000W
  • Above 3000W

By Sales Channel

  • Aftermarket
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer                                                   

By Region

On the basis of regional analysis, the global motorcycle hub motor market is segmented into five major regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa region.

Asia-Pacific is expected to dominate the market on account of rising ecological concerns among people and increasing production and sales of electrical two-wheelers in the region. Further, stringent government rules and regulations to produce electric vehicles for conserving fuels is a notable factor that is anticipated to support the growth of the market in Asia-Pacific region.

The global motorcycle hub motor market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:

  • North America (U.S. & Canada) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg, NORDIC,  Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis.
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman), North Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis

Top Featured Companies Dominating The Market

    • Company Overview
    • Business Strategy
    • Key Product Offerings
    • Financial Performance
    • Key Performance Indicators
    • Risk Analysis
    • Recent Development
    • Regional Presence
    • SWOT Analysis 
  • Schaeffler AG
  • Elaphe Ltd.
  • NTN Corporation
  • TDCM
  • GO SwissDrive
  • Leaf Motor
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Specialized Bicycle Components
  • Trek Bicycle Corporation
  • Zero Motorcycles Inc.
  • Heinzmann GmbH & Co. KG
  • Accell Group
  • Fuji-ta Bicycle Co. Ltd.
  • UU Motor Technology Co. Limited.


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Author Credits:  Harshita Srivastava, Saima Khursheed

  • Report ID: 1421
  • Published Date: Feb 03, 2023
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

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