Global E-Bike Market (2021 to 2026) - Development of Lightweight Electrical Energy Storage Systems Presents Opportunities -

The "Global E-Bike Market by Class (Class-I, II & III), Battery Type (Li-Ion, Li-Ion Polymer, Lead Acid), Motor Type (Mid, Hub), Mode (Throttle, Pedal Assist), Usage (Mountain/Trekking, City/Urban, Cargo), Speed, Component and Region - Forecast to 2026" report has been added to's offering.

The e-bike market is projected to reach USD 79.7 billion by 2026 from USD 47.0 billion in 2021, at a CAGR of 11.1%.

The Asia Pacific region is expected to be the largest market for e-bikes during the forecast period. In this region, India, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan are potential markets owing to the increasing e-bike sales in these countries.

The mountain e-bike is expected to account for a significant share of the e-bike market during the forecast period due to its robustness and high-performance design. Class I e-bike is expected to be the largest market during the forecast period as countries such as China, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan allow only class-I e-bikes as they are without throttle assist and have a maximum speed of 25 Km/h.

Globally, the mountain/trekking e-bike segment is expected to be the fastest-growing segment during the forecast period

The demand for mountain/trekking e-bikes is growing rapidly as consumers increasingly show interest in trekking and recreational activities. There is a growing interest in performance-based adventurous sports, which, in turn, increase the demand for mountain/trekking e-bikes.

Sports and physical activities are becoming more adaptable through electric motors. In many countries, mountain e-bikes are not only used for mountain trekking but also for daily commutation. The main reason for the growing popularity of mountain e-bikes is their robustness.

Asia Pacific is projected to be the largest regional market

Asia Pacific was the largest e-bike market in 2020, and China was the largest market in the region, with a share of ~97% share, by volume, of the Asia Pacific e-bike market. The e-bike market in Asia Pacific region has evolved over the years.

Japan was the first country to introduce e-bike. The region is home to major e-bike manufacturers and component suppliers, such as Giant Manufacturing, Merida, AIMA, Yadea Group, Panasonic, Shimano, and Yamaha Motor Company. City/Urban bikes are mostly used by working professionals and teenagers for daily commutation in the region.

In-depth interviews were conducted with CEOs, marketing directors, other innovation and strategy directors, and executives from various key organizations operating in this market.

Market Dynamics


  • Positive impact of COVID-19 on E-bike sales globally
  • Government support & initiatives to increase the sale of E-bikes
  • Growing popularity of E-Mtb


  • International trade policies and regulations
  • Government regulations and lack of infrastructure


  • Trend towards connected E-bikes
  • Development of lightweight electrical energy storage systems


  • Technology challenges
  • High cost of E-bikes

Companies Mentioned

  • Accell Group N.V.
  • Aima Technology Group Co. Ltd.
  • Ananda Drive Techniques (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
  • BH Bikes
  • BMZ GmbH
  • Bafang
  • Bosch
  • Brompton Bicycle Ltd.
  • Brose Fahrzeugteile
  • Cowboy
  • Electric Bike Company
  • Fuji-Ta Bicycle Co., Ltd.
  • Giant Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
  • Hero Lectro E-Cycles
  • Johnson Matthey Battery Systems
  • Merida Industry Co. Ltd
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • Pedego Electric Bikes
  • Pon.Bike
  • Promovec A/S
  • Rad Power Bikes Llc
  • Riese & MULler GmbH
  • Samsung SDI Co. Ltd.
  • Shimano
  • Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc.
  • Stormer
  • Trek Bicycle Corporation
  • Vanmoof
  • Wuxi Truckrun Motor Co.
  • Yadea Group Holdings Ltd.
  • Yamaha Motor Company

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