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Lubricants for Motorcycles, Scooters, and Mopeds: Global Market Analysis and Opportunities

Lubricants for Motorcycles, Scooters, and Mopeds: Global Market Analysis and Opportunities

Base Year: 2021
Published: Q3 2022
Regional Coverage: Asia-Pacific, Europe, Americas

Globally, two-wheeler sales are expected to be driven by the booming e-commerce industry and e-aggregators that use these vehicles for last-mile delivery and public transportation. However, many markets plan to transition to electric mobility in the long term, which will have a negative impact on lubricant demand. The next edition of the report provides an unbiased appraisal of such opposing market trends and presents a comprehensive analysis of the global two-wheeler lubricants market.


  • Global demand for motorcycles, scooters, and mopeds oils (MCO) with a five-year forecast:
    • — Product category
    • — API service category
    • — Viscosity grade
    • — Synthetic vs. conventional
    • — Vehicle type
  • Detailed profiles of 15 leading country markets in developed and developing regions
  • Overview of two-wheeler market in terms of population, sales, production, and vehicle type
  • Evolution of the industry in terms of:
    • — Product advances
    • — New market entrants
    • — Government regulations
    • — Competition from other forms of transportation
  • Impact of electric two-wheelers (e2W) on MCO market:
    • — Effect on different MCO products
    • — Changes in maintenance practices
    • — Effect on end-use segments


Table of Contents


Executive Summary

An overview of the report findings

  • Global two-wheeler market overview
  • Global two-wheeler lubricant demand by region and major countries
  • Key suppliers
  • Key trends
  • Impact of e2W on global MCO market
  • Demand drivers and restraints
  • Market outlook
  • Market appraisal and growth opportunities

Two-Wheeler Market Overview

  • Parc by region and key countries
  • Production by region and key countries
  • Sales by key countries
  • Parc forecast by region and key countries
  • Current and future penetration of e2W in vehicle parc and sales
  • Trends in key regions

Products Overview

  • Two-stroke engine oil specifications
  • Four-stroke engine oil specifications
  • Lubricants market overview
  • Major suppliers

Country Profiles

  • Macroeconomic characteristics and outlook
  • Two-wheeler parc trends:
    • — Sales and production of e2W
  • Leading OEMs of two-wheelers
  • Government regulations on two-wheelers:
    • — Regulations for e2W
  • Lubricant demand by product, viscosity grade, API, JASO specification
  • Synthetic penetration
  • Analysis of retail and installed market segments and channels
  • Maintenance practices:
    • — Including maintenance of e2W
  • Advertising and promotions
  • Outlook: Including impact of e2W:
    • — On different MCO products
    • — End-use segments
  • Appraisal, and opportunities


Countries Covered​​
North America ​Mexico, USA​​
South America​​​​​ ​Brazil, Colombia​​​​​
Asia-Pacific ​China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam​​​​
​​​Europe ​Italy, Germany, Spain​​​​​​

Report Benefits

This report will assist lubricant suppliers in identifying opportunities within the global two-wheeler market. It also serves as an invaluable tool in the strategic planning process by providing:

  • A highly reliable and independent assessment of the MCO market, which would enable subscribers to understand the key dynamics
  • Appraisal of government policies, market trends, and supply and demand drivers, enabling subscribers to position themselves or develop new products
  • Assessment of key market segments in terms of unique requirements, purchasing criteria, distribution networks, challenges in doing business, and opportunities

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