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North America Automotive Belts Market Segmentation by Belt Type (Timing Belt, V-Belt, and Serpentine Belt); by Vehicle Type (Passenger Vehicle, and Commercial Vehicle); by Fuel (Gasoline, and Diesel); by End-User (OEM, and Aftermarket) – Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2019-2024

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In 2022 & 2023, market players expected to sail in rough waters; might incur losses due to huge gap in currency translation followed by contracting revenues, shrinking profit margins & cost pressure on logistics and supply chain. Further, U.S. economy is expected to grow merely by 3% in 2022.

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Purchasing power in the couPurchasing power in the country is expected to fell nearly by 2.5%. On the other hand, European countries to see the worst coming in the form of energy crisis especially in upcoming winters!! Right after COVID-19, inflation has started gripping the economies across the globe. Higher than anticipated inflation, especially in western world had raised concerns for national banks and financial institutions to control the economic loss and safeguard the interest of the businesses. Increased interest rates, strong USD inflated oil prices, looming prices for gas and energy resources due to Ukraine-Russia conflict, China economic slowdown (~4% in 2022) disrupting the production and global supply chain and other factors would impact each industry negatively.                                                         Request Insights

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  • March 9, 2021: Gates Corporation announced that it has introduced the new synchronous drive belt Carbon Drive Moto X9 for two wheelers.

  • February 8, 2021: Continental AG announced that it has invested around USD 1.92 Million in a new drive belt manufacturing technology at its Dannenberg site in Germany.

North America Automotive Belts Market Highlights 2019-2024

The North America automotive belts market is anticipated to attain a CAGR of 6.01% during the forecast period, i.e., 2020-2024. The market, which registered a market revenue of USD 1436.06 Million in 2019, is further projected to attain USD 1922.68 Million by 2024. The growth of the market can be attributed to the increase in production of commercial vehicles where automotive belts are deployed widely, along with the increasing stringent government regulations for lowering vehicular emissions. In Canada, the production of light commercial vehicles increased nearly by 2% in 2019 when compared to 2018. Additionally, in the United States, production of heavy trucks grew by 6% in 2019 from its previous year. Automotive belts are widely used in commercial vehicles, especially to drive air compressors, vacuum pumps, cooling systems, and others. On the other hand, regulatory bodies, such as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, has set stringent regulations, such as the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFÉ) standards, which aims to lower vehicular emissions. The belts help to boost the fuel economy of the engines, which is anticipated to raise the demand for the product, and in turn drive the market growth. Moreover, rise in the adoption of turbocharger in vehicles, along with the growing technical advancements in the quality of automotive belts, are some of the additional factors anticipated to drive the market growth during the forecast period.

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North America Automotive Belts Market Segmentation Geographical Synopsis

Geographically, the North America automotive belts market comprises of the United States and Canada. Among the market in these nations, the market in the United States registered the largest market share in 2021 and is further projected to attain a market revenue of USD 1656.95 Million by 2024. The production of commercial vehicles in the United States grew from about 7 million in 2000 to around 8 million in 2019. Additionally, presence of several key commercial vehicle manufacturers in the nation is also anticipated to contribute to the growth of the market during the forecast period. The automotive belts work through friction between the belt and pulley. As a result, these belts are susceptible to wear and tear due to continuous usage. The market in Canada, on the other hand, is anticipated to grow with a CAGR of 4.23% during the forecast period. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD SAMPLE REPORT 

Growth Drivers and Challenges Impacting the Growth of the North America Automotive Belts Market

Growth Drivers

  • Rising Production of Commercial Vehicles
  • Stringent Norms by the Government to Curb Emissions from Vehicle
  • Rising Adoption of Turbocharger in Vehicles


  • Increasing Adoption of electric Vehicles

North America Automotive Belts Market Segmentation Synopsis

The North America automotive belts market is segmented by belt type into timing belts, v-belts, and serpentine belts. Among these segments, the serpentine belts segment is anticipated to hold the largest market share in the year 2021 and further attain a market revenue of USD 1576.44 Million in 2024. The segment is also anticipated to grow with the highest CAGR of 6.26% during the forecast period. Serpentine belts possess numerous benefits over other belt types. They require low maintenance, produce less noise, and are more reliable. These belts can be easily replaced too in case if the belts are damaged due to wear and tear. These belts are also single, continuous belts that drives and transmits power between multiple engine components, such as the alternator, air conditioning compressor, and others.

Key Companies Dominating the Market

Our report has covered detailed company profiling comprising company overview, business strategies, key product offerings, financial performance, key performance indicators, risk analysis, recent developments, regional presence, and SWOT analysis among other notable indicators for competitive positioning. Some of the prominent industry leaders in the North America automotive belts market that are included in our report are Gates Corporation, ContiTech AG, Mitsuboshi Belting Ltd., Dayco IP Holdings, LLC, Schaeffler AG, ACDelco (General Motors), Bando USA, Robert Bosch GmbH, and others.

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  1. Market Definition and Research Methodology
    1. Market Definition
    2. Research Objective
    3. Research Methodology
  2. Executive Summary
  3. Market Dynamics
    1. Drivers
    2. Restraints
    3. Opportunities
    4. Trends
  4. Industry Analysis
    1. Regulatory Landscape
    2. Material Analysis
    3. Vehicle Mile Analysis
    4. Vehicle Age Analysis
    5. Fuel Analysis
    6. Impact of COVID-19 on the market
    7. Vendor Analysis
  5. North America Automotive Belts Market
    1. Market Overview – Market Size (2019–2024)
    2. Market segmentation by:
      1. Belt Type
      2. Vehicle Type
      3. Fuel Type
      4. End User
  6. U.S Automotive Belts Market
    1. Market Overview – Market Size (2019–2024)
    2. Market segmentation by:
      1. Belt Type
      2. Vehicle Type
      3. Fuel Type
      4. End User
  7. Canada Automotive Belts Market
    1. Market Overview – Market Size (2019–2024)
    2. Market segmentation by:
      1. Belt Type
      2. Vehicle Type
      3. Fuel Type
      4. End User
  8. Competitive Landscape
    1. Market Share
    2. Company Profile
  9. Analyst Review

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