Global Driving Apparel Market: Overview
Driving apparels comprise pants, jackets, boots, gloves, armors, helmets, and other such protection accessories. These apparels are specifically designed for the protection of riders while driving in order to prevent injuries in case of deadly accidents. Motorcycle pants and jackets are usually made of leather or particular fabrics. These jackets include heavy padding on the spine, shoulder, and elbow. Gloves are usually made of leather, cloth, and carbon fiber along with knuckle protection. Boots, mainly which are used for sports riding, comprise plastic caps on the toe as well as ankle areas, providing sufficient protection.
Global Driving Apparel Market: Growth Factors
The global driving apparel market is anticipated to witness high growth chiefly owing to rising government regulations, increasing concerns regarding road safety, and growing motorsports popularity. In addition, availability of boots, jackets, gloves, helmets, and other protective accessories in various retail outlets is anticipated to boost the demand for these products, which in turn will result in the high growth of the global market. On the other hand, cutthroat competition for driving apparels is expected from the unorganized sector. Moreover, different local manufacturers all around the world are manufacturing driving apparels with their own brand name, thus providing these apparels at very affordable prices to the customers. This is major factor anticipated to hamper the global market growth in the near future. Manufacturers are highly investing in the innovations and advancements in the manufacturing processes to obtain protection gears utilizing innovative technologies; this, in turn, is expected to create numerous growth opportunities for the niche players in the global market. Conversely, several small-scale and local manufacturers are constantly involved in helmets and other protection accessories production providing them at very low and affordable rates to the customers as compared to the branded products. This is further expected to have a negative impact on the global driving apparels market growth to some extent.
Global Driving Apparel Market: Segmentation
The global driving apparels market is segmented on the basis of product and vehicle type. Based on the product, the global market is segmented as clothing, protection gear, and footwear. On the basis of vehicle type, the global market is segmented as two wheelers and four wheeler.
Global Driving Apparel Market: Regional Analysis
Regionally the global driving apparels market is categorized as North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East and Asia. Owing to the high craze of motorsports, the demand for driving apparels is elevating the U.S. This is anticipated to have a positive impact on the global market growth. This trend is followed by Europe. North America dominates the global driving apparels market and is anticipated to continue its dominance in the near future.
Global Driving Apparel Market: Competitive Players
Major players in the global driving apparels market are Dainese S.p.A., Alpinestars S.p.A., Fox Head, Inc., ThorMX, and Scott Sports SA. Mergers and acquisitions are the main trends seen all around the world followed by major market players.
Global Driving Apparel Market: Regional Segment Analysis
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