Canada Automotive Brake Pad

Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market Research Report: Forecast (2023-2028)

By Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV), Heavy Commercial Vehicle (HCV)), By Material Type (Semi-Metallic, Non-Asbestos Organic (NAO), Low-Metallic and Ceramic), By Demand Type Read more

  • Automotive
  • Nov 2022
  • 106
  • AT22020

Market Definition

Brake pads, a crucial component of the automotive braking system, which, when pressed against the rotor by a caliper, help slow down or stop the vehicle. The rise in safety concerns among vehicle owners owing to the growing number of road accidents & casualties is leading to rapidly increasing requirements for brake pads with better materials & a higher friction coefficient across Canada.

Market Insights

The Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 3% during the forecast period, i.e., 2023-28. The market growth is influenced directly by Canada's automotive sector, i.e., driven mainly by growing sales of vehicles, especially EVs (Electric Vehicles), across the country on account of improving disposable income of consumers, along with substantial government & private sector investments in the automobile industry.

 

Report Coverage Details
Study Period Historical Data: 2018-21
Base Year: 2022
Forecast Period: 2023-28
CAGR (2023-2028) 3%
Region Covered Northern Territories, Pacific Region, Prairie Provinces, Central Canada, Atlantic Region
Key Companies Profiled Hardex Brakes, Ideal Brake Parts, Areion Brakes, Midas, German Parts. Ca, ABS Friction, Royal Brakes Canada, Wagner, Pertec Brake Pads Ltd., NRS Brakes, Others
Unit Denominations USD Million/Billion

 

Consequently, the burgeoning automobile production across the country to suffice the ever-rising consumer requirements is promoting the expansion of the automotive sector and, in turn, the brake pad industry.

Moreover, significant infrastructure developments in Canada owing to rapid industrialization are leading to the increasing demand for commercial vehicles that involve heavy usage of brakes and thus require frequent replacements, thereby augmenting brake pad sales.

Besides, the automotive brake pad market in Canada is also expanding owing to the limited lifetime of brake components that wear down with usage. In addition, with the rising number of road accidents & fatalities, the Canadian government & the related authorities have laid out stringent regulations for passenger safety, i.e., another aspect aiding in the growth of the automotive brake pad market in Canada.

Latest Trends in the Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market

  • Canada is witnessing a continuously growing demand for ATVs (All Terrain Vehicles) & UTVs (Utility Terrain Vehicles) throughout the country. There's a mounting utilization of these vehicles in the defense sector for various purposes like driving on challenging terrain, military mobilization, etc., and the rising interest of Canadians in adventurous sports & recreational activities. Hence, the rigorous use of ATVs & UTVs leads to more frequent replacements of their braking systems, i.e., augmenting the demand for efficient braking components and, in turn, fueling the overall growth of the automotive brake pad market in Canada.
  • Ceramic brake pads are emerging as a promising brake system technology. They are ultra-light in weight, have an excellent coefficient of friction, heat resistance, and no tendency to corrode, which ensures their extended life and enhanced vehicle handling & fuel economy. However, due to their significantly high costs, their deployment is so far observed only in high-performance vehicles. Hence, their full potential in a large number of passenger & other commercial vehicles is yet to be unlocked, which, when costs trim down, is highly likely, and would lead to a notable expansion of the automotive brake pad industry in the future.

Market Segmentation

Based on Vehicle Type:

Of them all, passenger vehicles will continue dominating the Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market with the largest share throughout 2028. The increasing disposable income of people is leading to growing private vehicle ownerships, i.e., propelling passenger vehicle sales across the country and, in turn, positively influencing the automotive brake pad industry in Canada.

Besides, more and more automobile manufacturers are massively investing in the development of advanced braking systems with better materials & sensor technologies to address the rising number of road accidents by preventing vehicle skidding or slipping. This aspect is also positively influencing the demand for passenger vehicles and, consequently, aiding in the expansion of the Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market.

Based on Material Type:

  • Semi-Metallic
  • Non-Asbestos Organic (NAO)
  • Low-Metallic & Ceramic

Here, semi-metallic is the most adopted brake pad in Canada. The primary factors instigating their demand in the country include their exceptional resistance to heat and wear & tear, affordable prices, and overall sturdiness. These brake pads comprise sintered iron-graphite or steel materials that provide excellent breaking even at high temperatures, and thus, they are considered ideal for heavy or high-performance vehicles.

Nonetheless, semi-metallic brake pads have a lower friction coefficient, owing to which more pedal power is required at low temperatures as brakes turn cold. In addition, they are noisier and unravel rotors relatively sooner than other brake pad materials as they have about 65% metal.

As a result, NAO (Non-Asbestos Organic), which has high-temperature resins along with Kevlar & cellulose in the newer ones, is considered a better alternative to semi-metallic brake pads. They go easy on disk rotors as they are considerably quieter & softer than their semi-metallic counterparts. Hence, as more and more automakers are switching to NAO,  it is positively impacting the overall automotive brake pad market in Canada.

Market Dynamics

Key Drivers: Rise in Road Safety Concerns and More Frequent Brake Part Replacements

As Canada is witnessing gradually increasing instances of road accidents & fatalities, there are growing safety concerns among consumers. It, in turn, has compelled the Canadian government to impose strict norms for automobile manufacturers to use advanced brake components in their products, i.e., leading to surging sales of brake pads in the country.

Moreover, with rapid industrialization & urbanization, the country is observing an increasing number of trade activities, which is resulting in more miles driven by commercial vehicles entwined with quick wear & tear of brake components. Hence, more frequent replacements of brake parts are creating remunerative prospects for the automotive brake pad market.

Growth Restraint: Significantly High Costs of Maintaining & Repairing Brake Parts

With rapid & notable advancements in the automotive sector, many braking technologies have emerged that deliver superior braking performance, particularly at high speeds. Due to these developments and the expensive research behind them, the maintenance & repair of brake components has become significantly high, i.e., a major growth restraint for the Automotive Brake Pad Industry in Canada during 2023-28.

Key Questions Answered in the Market Research Report:

  1. What are the overall statistics or estimates (Overview, Size- By Value, Forecast Numbers, Segmentation, Shares) of the Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market?
  2. What are the region-wise size, growth drivers, and challenges for the Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market?
  3. What are the key innovations, opportunities, current & future trends, and regulations in the Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market?
  4. Who are the key competitors, their key strengths & weaknesses, and how do they perform in the Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market based on the competitive benchmarking matrix?
  5. What are the key results derived from surveys conducted during the Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market study?

Frequently Asked Questions

A. The Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market is expected to record around 3% CAGR during 2023-28.

A. The increasing automotive production and strict norms for automobile manufacturers to deploy advanced braking systems in their vehicles, owing to rising instances of road accidents & casualties, are projected to drive the Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market during 2023-28. On the other side, the high costs associated with the maintenance & repair of brake components are the major restraints to the growth of the automotive brake pad industry in Canada.

A. With the increasing deployment of disk braking systems, commercial vehicles are very likely to create remunerative prospects for the leading companies in the Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market during 2023-28.

  1. Market Segmentation
  2. Introduction
    1. Product Definition
    2. Research Process
    3. Assumptions
  3. Preface
  4. Executive Summary
  5. Impact of COVID-19 on Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market
  6. Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market Trends & Insights
  7. Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market Dynamics
    1. Growth Drivers
    2. Challenges
  8. Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market Hotspot & Opportunities
  9. Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market Policies & Regulations
  10. Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market Supply Chain Analysis
  11. Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market Outlook, 2018-2028F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues (USD Million)
      2. By Units Sold (Thousand Units)
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Vehicle Type
        1. Passenger Car
        2. Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV)
        3. Heavy Commercial Vehicle (HCV)
      2. By Material Type
        1. Semi-Metallic
        2. Non-Asbestos Organic (NAO)
        3. Low-Metallic and Ceramic
      3. By Demand Type
        1. OEM
        2. Aftermarket
      4. By Region
        1. Northern Territories
        2. Pacific Region
        3. Prairie Provinces
        4. Central Canada
        5. Atlantic Region
      5. By Competitors
        1. Competition Characteristics
        2. Market Share & Analysis
  12. Canada Passenger Car Brake Pad Market Outlook, 2018-2028F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues
      2. By Units Sold
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Vehicle Type
        1. SUV
        2. Sedan
        3. Hatchback
        4. Multipurpose Vehicle (MPV)
      2. By Material Type
      3. By Demand Type
  13. Canada Light Commercial Vehicle Brake Pad Market Outlook, 2018-2028F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues
      2. By Units Sold
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Vehicle Type
        1. Light Truck
        2. Light Buses
        3. Pick-Up Trucks & Vans
      2. By Material Type
      3. By Demand Type
  14. Canada Heavy Commercial Vehicle Brake Pad Market Outlook, 2018-2028F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues
      2. By Units Sold
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Vehicle Type
        1. Semi-Trailer Trucks
        2. Extra Duty Trucks
        3. Tanker Trucks
        4. Garbage Trucks
        5. Dump Trucks
        6. Buses
        7. Others (Haulage Trucks, Trailer Trucks, etc.)
      2. By Material Type
      3. By Demand Type
  15. Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market Key Strategic Imperatives for Success & Growth
  16. Competition Outlook
    1. Competition Matrix
      1. Target Markets
      2. Research & Development
      3. Collaborations & Strategic Alliances
      4. Key Business Expansion Initiatives
      5. Business Restructuring- Mergers, Acquisitions, JVs
      6. Strategic Initiatives
    2. Company Profiles (Business Description, Product Segments, Business Segments, Financials, Strategic Alliances/ Partnerships, Future Plans)
      1. Hardex Brakes
      2. Ideal Brake Parts
      3. Areion Brakes
      4. Midas
      5. German Parts. Ca
      6. ABS Friction
      7. Royal Brakes Canada
      8. Wagner
      9. Pertec Brake Pads Ltd.
      10. NRS Brakes
      11. Others
  17. Disclaimer
Canada Automotive Brake Pad Market Segmentation