Innovative Business Models and Disruptive Technologies Powering the Global Shared and Autonomous Mobility Industry, Outlook 2021

Micromobility Sharing and Last-mile Delivery Driving Growth Opportunities

Growing population and congestion in cities worldwide remain key drivers for the emergence of shared mobility market segments. The segments include carsharing, peer-to-peer carsharing, eHailing, ridesharing (carpooling), demand-responsive transit, and micromobility services, such as bikesharing. Greater focus on commuting flexibility through real-time trip planning and multimodal travel has also led to mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) ecosystems emerging across developed markets. While the various shared mobility market segments were on a robust growth path, the industry faced severe economic impact in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which confined people indoors due to lockdowns globally. The market is also witnessing tremendous shifts in consumer mobility preferences and requirements post the pandemic.

While the global shared mobility market is gearing toward recovery after the pandemic, mobility companies are pushing their boundaries further and re-strategizing for growth and profitability.

The study analyzes changing market dynamics, outlines trends impacting the market’s recovery, and provides a future-focused outlook for the various market segments across the globe. It also includes COVID-adjusted forecasts till 2025 for the various shared mobility market segments, offering insights into the business segments’ underlying growth prospects. The study aims to outline the primary growth opportunities and call-to-action for shared mobility industry stakeholders from a short-to-medium-term perspective.