The global ride sharing market was valued at US$ 73.5 billion in 2020 and is expected to be worth around US$ 344.4 billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 16.7% between 2021 and 2030.
Rising demand for time-saving and cost-saving trend in the mobility drives the market growth for ride sharing in the coming years. Further, the increasing cost of vehicle ownership along with rising concern for environmental protection is the other major factors that proliferates the market pace. In support to the environmental protection, governments of various regions have mandated the adoption of ride sharing in the country.
Meanwhile, startups in the ride sharing market believe that smartphones along with digital networks are likely to further prosper the market growth of ride sharing in the coming years. Increasing popularity of smartphones and digital networks favors the development of application for booking carpools and other ride sharing services and thus promotes the market growth.
Other than this, increasing commutation time owing to high traffic congestion is the other significant factor that favors the adoption of ride sharing mobility trend across various regions. For instance, average commutation time in Los Angeles is 53.68 minutes. The ride sharing trend is being most popular in highly populated regions such as North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. French startup, BlaBlaCar has already reached to 40 million members across the globe. In United Kingdom, people more than 500,000 uses Liftshare.
However, recent outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the ride sharing market to a greater extent. Social distancing norms and country lockdown has upended the market pace. People are now more concern towards their health and likely to avoid share their rides in order to control the spread of the virus. However, the market anticipated to recover at a stagnant pace owing to rising trend for driver verification before booking a ride hailing service.
Ride Sharing Market Report Scope
|Market Size||USD 344.4 Billion by 2030|
|Growth Rate||CAGR of 16.7% from 2021 and 2030|
|Historic Data||2017 to 2020|
|Forecast Period||2021 to 2030|
|Segments Covered||Service Type, Vehicle Type, Membership Type|
|Regional Scope||North America, APAC, Europe, Latin America, MEAN, Rest of the World|
|Companies Mentioned||DIDI Chuxing, UBER Technologies Inc., GETT, GRAB, LYFT Inc., ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd., INTEL, BLABLACAR, TOMTOM International BV, Denso Corporation, APTIV, WAYMO, General Motors, Ford Motor Company, IBM International|
Service Type Insights
By service type, e-hailing anticipated to grow as the largest revenue contributor during the analysis timeframe owing to increasing demand for e-hailing services because of increasing traffic congestion, ease of booking, and higher level of comfort to the passengers. In addition, increasing government initiatives to create awareness among public regarding the rapid rise in the air pollution propels the demand for e-hailing market. Further, several e-hailing providers are entering in the established ride sharing market in order to expand their offerings. For instance, DIDI, a China-based ride-hailing service provider has relaunched its carpool service to stay competitive in the global market.
Membership Type Insights
Based on membership type, the market is segmented into fixed ridesharing, corporate ridesharing and dynamic ridesharing.
The corporate ride sharing expected to be the fastest growing segment during the forthcoming years because of rising subscription from multinational companies to avail the ride sharing services for the commutation of their employees. Increasing industrialization and shifting of information technology company’s bases to the Asia Pacific region likely to accelerate the market pace for the adoption of ride sharing services in the region. In addition, the corporate ride sharing services offer lucrative opportunity for the market vendor to proliferate in the coming years.
North America is the major revenue share holder in the global ride sharing market because of technology advancement in the region as well as a leading innovator across the world. Further, the region being an early adopter to new technologies promotes the entrance of new market players, this in turn triggers the competition in the region. In addition, the government of United States favors ride sharing in order to reduce the traffic congestion as well as to control the rapidly rising air pollution in the country. Based on the data released by the Environmental Assessment Agency, the United States is the second highest CO2 emitting country after China. Hence, the risk for increasing pollution is much higher in the country, thus government supports the ride sharing mobility trend in order to reduce the traffic on road and in turn the rate of CO2 emissions from the passenger vehicles.
As a result of promoting ride sharing, New York government has replaced 13,000 taxis to 3,000 ride sharing cars. This concludes, that the United States is significantly supporting ride sharing trend in the modern mobility except few cities such as Florida, Texas, Pennsylvania, and a few other cities where bill to legalize ride sharing failed to pass. The demand for ride sharing expected to rise in the region owing to initiatives taken by the both the government as well as the market vendors in order to strengthen their presence in the booming market.
Key Companies & Market Share Insights
The global ride sharing market is highly competitive and growing in nature owing to increasing investments for new services of ride sharing. Market players are constantly upgrading their business model to provide unique services to their customers. For instance, in March 2020, DIDI Chuxing announced to launch value-for-money ridesharing service in Sydney, New South Wales. Currently, the company operates across four states to Australian community and the launch in Sydney will start DIDI Express and DIDI Max in the country. Furthermore, in April 2020, Sevenoaks bus services provided by Go Coach were replaced by a new on-demand service Branded Go2. The new service can be booked using mobile application developed as well as powered by Bia Transportation.
Some of the prominent players covered under the global ride sharing market report include DIDI Chuxing, UBER Technologies Inc., GETT, GRAB, LYFT Inc., ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd., INTEL, BLABLACAR, TOMTOM International BV, Denso Corporation, APTIV, WAYMO, General Motors, Ford Motor Company, IBM International, CABIFY, CAR2GO, DAIMLER, and EASY Taxi among others.
The global ride sharing market research report classifies the market as follows:
By Service Type
By Membership Type
By Vehicle Type
By Regional Outlook
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