SNOWMOBILES - A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT   

Research Abstract

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Snowmobiles in Units and US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Scandinavia, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain. The report profiles 9 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Arctic Cat, Inc.
Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.
TeamFast.com Inc.
Polaris Industries, Inc.
Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.


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Code: MCP-2712
Price: $4950
Companies: 9
Pages: 105
Date: March 2012
Market Data Tables: 30

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 TABLE OF CONTENTS


 
   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Quantitative Techniques & Analytics.....I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3
Types of Snowmobiles.....I-3
  
   Recession Decreases Consumer Spending on Recreational Vehicles in 2009 and 2010.....II-11$100
   Snowmobile Industry Registers Increased Sales in 2011.....II-2
Snowmobile Market - A Bird’s Eye View.....II-2
1$100
   Cyclical Growth Patterns.....II-31$100
   Market Drivers for Industry Growth.....II-4
Market Restrainers.....II-4
1$100
   Four-Stroke Snowmobiles Gain Momentum.....II-5
New Generation Snowmobiles Gaining Popularity.....II-5
Demographic Factors Aid Market Growth.....II-5
Strong Dealer Networks - A Necessity.....II-5
Technical Expertise Spurs the Competition.....II-5
1$100
   Surging Gas Prices Drive Riders Towards Advanced Technologies.....II-6
Cleaner and Quieter Snowmobiles in Yellowstone National Park.....II-6
Economic Impact of Snowmobiling.....II-6
2$200
   Snowmobiles – A Brief Definition.....II-8
Types of Snowmobiles.....II-8
Performance Snowmobiles.....II-8
Family Sport Snowmobiles.....II-8
Touring Snowmobiles.....II-8
Economy Snowmobiles.....II-8
1$100
   Utility Snowmobiles.....II-9
Snowmobiles - A SWOT Analysis.....II-9
History of Snowmobiles.....II-9
2$125
   Advanced Technologies Drive Market Sales.....II-11
The Power of Valve.....II-11
Wider Running Boards.....II-11
Four-Stroke Engines.....II-11
Two-Way Coupling Effect.....II-11
1$100
   Handlebars.....II-12
1.25” Lug Height Tracks.....II-12
Heated Carbs.....II-12
Sliding Hood Closures.....II-12
Push-Button Electronic Reverse.....II-12
Detonation Sensors.....II-12
1$100
   Consumer Psychographics Profile.....II-13
Enthusiasts.....II-13
Participants.....II-13
Purchasing Patterns.....II-13
1$100
   Snowmobile-Related Injuries – Cause of Grave Concern.....II-14
Table 1: World Snowmobiles Market: Percentage Breakdown of Snowmobile Related Injuries - Contusion, Laceration, Fracture, Sprain, Dislocation, Internal Organ Injury, Concussion, Thermal Burns and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-14
1$350
   Table 2: World Snowmobiles Market: Percentage Breakdown of Body Parts Most Vulnerable to Snowmobile Injuries - Upper Extremity, Head, Lower Extremity, Knee, Lower Trunk, Upper Trunk and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-151$350
   Legal Issues.....II-16
Safety Precautions and Recommendations for Safer Use of Snowmobiles.....II-16
For Children Less Than 16 Years.....II-16
16 Years and Above.....II-16
1$100
   Recommendations to Snowmobile Manufacturers.....II-17
Environmental Issues.....II-17
2$125
   Impact of Snowmobiling on Wild Life.....II-19
Snowmobile Associations.....II-19
Voluntary Snowmobile Clubs.....II-19
1$100
   Market Scenario - Fairly Lucrative.....II-20
Major Four Rule the Roost.....II-20
Table 3: Leading Companies in the World Snowmobiles Market (2007 & 2008): Percentage Breakdown by Unit Sales for BRP, Polaris, Artic Cat, and Yamaha (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-20
1$350
   New Launches Pep Up the Market.....II-21
Innovation is the Key: Manufacturers Introduce Latest Technologies.....II-21
Yamaha.....II-21
Apex LTX.....II-21
Apex.....II-21
1$100
   Apex MTX.....II-22
RS Venture.....II-22
Viking Professional.....II-22
Venture Multi-Purpose.....II-22
VK540.....II-22
Bravo 250.....II-22
Arctic Cat.....II-22
F1000 SNO PRO.....II-22
F8 SNO PRO.....II-22
1$100
   F6 SNO PRO.....II-23
Z1 Turbo LXR.....II-23
Z1 Turbo.....II-23
Z1 Turbo LE.....II-23
F570.....II-23
SNO PRO 120.....II-23
CrossFire 1000 SNO PRO.....II-23
CrossFire R 1000.....II-23
1$100
   M1000 SNO PRO.....II-24
TZ1 Turbo Touring LXR.....II-24
Bearcat Z1 XT.....II-24
1$100
   Arctic Cat Revamps Bearcat 570 XT Work Sled.....II-25
Arctic Cat Launches Sno Pro 500 Snowmobile.....II-25
Yamaha Unleashes the 2010 Version of Yamaha Apex named Yamaha Apex GT.....II-25
Yamaha Launches the 2010 Version of Apex MTX Snow Sled.....II-25
1$100
   BRP Unveils Rotax E-TEC 800R Engine for Snowmobiles.....II-26
Polaris Introduces Revolutionary 600 RUSH Snowmobile.....II-26
1$100
   Yamaha Rolls Out RS Venture GT, Touring Snow Mobile.....II-27
CalAmp Launches GPS-based Tracking/Security System for Recreational Vehicles.....II-27
Powersport Innovations Develops Safe Ride™ Alert System for Snowmobiles.....II-27
1$100
   Ultimate Sports Announces Successful Development of New Snowmobile Track Assist
  System.....II-28
1$100
   Polaris Unveils Innovative Models for Snowmobile Industry.....II-291$100
   BRP Launches New Cleaner and Quieter Engine Choices and Additional Snowmobile
  Platforms.....II-30
1$100
   BRP Releases New 2009 Ski-Doo MXZx-600RS.....II-31
BRP Unveils Additional New Models and Enhancements.....II-31
BRP Launches 2008 Ski-Doo® Range of Snowmobiles.....II-31
1$100
   Polaris Unveils New Snowmobile Line.....II-321$100
   Yamaha Introduces All New Nytro RTX Snowmobile.....II-331$100
   Polaris Acquires Swissauto Powersports, Switzerland-based Engine Manufacturer.....II-34
Arctic Cat to Commence Production of Snowmobile Engines in Minnesota Facility.....II-34
Polaris to Shut Down Manufacturing Facility in Wisconsin.....II-34
1$100
   Power Sports Sets up Subsidiary Unit in Alliance with Boyesen Engineering.....II-35
York and CCSO Launch Power Sports Insurance Solutions™ Program.....II-35
1$100
   CODI Acquires Fox Factory Inc......II-36
GE Capital Solutions to Provide Inventory Financing to BRP Dealers in US and
  Canada.....II-36
BRP Signs a Marketing Agreement with International Series of Champions.....II-36
BRP Expands in Europe.....II-36
1$100
   BRP Establishes New Laurent Beaudoin Design & Innovation Centre.....II-37
Arctic Cat to Divest Madison Production Facility to LAIC.....II-37
BRP Establishes Advanced Research Centre.....II-37
1$100
   Arctic Cat, Inc. (US).....II-38
Bombardier Recreational Products, Inc. (Canada).....II-38
1$100
   TeamFast.com, Inc. (US).....II-39
Polaris Industries Inc. (US).....II-39
Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Japan).....II-39
1$100
   Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Snowmobiles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Scandinavia and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-401$350
   Table 5: World Historic Review of Snowmobiles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Scandinavia and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)......II-411$350
   Table 6: World 15-Year Perspective for Snowmobiles by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Scandinavia and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-421$350
   Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Snowmobiles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Scandinavia and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-431$350
   Table 8: World Historic Review for Snowmobiles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Scandinavia and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)......II-441$350
   Table 9: World 15-Year Perspective for Snowmobiles by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Scandinavia and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-451$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Snowmobile Sales Grow in the US, Following a Period of Continuous Decline.....III-1
Industry Snapshots.....III-1
1$75
   Table 10: North American Snowmobile Market (2010-2011): Top 20 States in Terms of Number of Registered Snowmobiles (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-2
North American Snowmobiles Market – Major Industry Segments.....III-2
1$200
   Table 11: North American Snowmobile Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Major Industry Segment - Trail Performance, Mountain, Two-up Touring, Trail Luxury, Trail Sport, Utility, Kids and Crossover (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-3
Threat of Snowmobile Ban in National Parks – A Major Issue.....III-3
1$200
   Laws Governing Snowmobile Operations.....III-4
A Comparison table of State Laws Governing the Operation of Snowmobiles.....III-4
1$75
   Snowfall Level – A Major Market Driver.....III-51$75
   Competitive Landscape.....III-6
Table 12: Leading Companies in the US Snowmobiles Market (2006 & 2007): Percentage Breakdown by Unit Sales for BRP, Polaris, Artic Cat and Yamaha (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-6
Manufacturers Introduce Latest Technologies to Stay Ahead – A Recent Past
  Scenario.....III-6
1$200
   Table 13: Best Available Technology (BAT) Standards for Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks......III-7
History of Snowmobiling in the US.....III-7
1$200
   Key Players.....III-8
B. Market Analytics.....III-8
Table 14: The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Snowmobiles with Annual Sales in Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-8
1$200
   Table 15: The US Historic Review for Snowmobiles with Annual Sales in Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-91$200
   Table 16: The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Snowmobiles with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-10

Table 17: The US Historic Review for Snowmobiles with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-10
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-11
Snowmobiling in Canada.....III-11
Table 18: Canadian Snowmobile Market (2009): Number of Registered Snowmobiles by Province (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-11
Key Player.....III-11
1$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-12
Table 19: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Snowmobiles with Annual Sales in Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-12

Table 20: Canadian Historic Review for Snowmobiles with Annual Sales in Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-12
1$200
   Table 21: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Snowmobiles with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-13

Table 22: Canadian Historic Review for Snowmobiles with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-13
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-14
Market Overview.....III-14
B. Market Analytics.....III-14
Table 23: Scandinavian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Snowmobiles with Annual Sales in Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-14
1$200
   Table 24: Scandinavian Historic Review for Snowmobiles with Annual Sales in Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-151$200
   Table 25: Scandinavian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Snowmobiles with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-16

Table 26: Scandinavian Historic Review for Snowmobiles with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-16
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-17
Japan – A Key Snowmobiling Nation.....III-17
B. Market Analytics.....III-17
Table 27: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Snowmobiles with Annual Sales in Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-17
1$200
   Table 28: Rest of World Historic Review for Snowmobiles with Annual Sales in Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-181$200
   Table 29: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Snowmobiles with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-19

Table 30: Rest of World Historic Review for Snowmobiles with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-19
1$200
  
Total Companies Profiled: 9 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 12)

Region/Country Players

The United States 7 Canada 2 Japan 1 Europe 2 The United Kingdom 1 Italy 1
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