Market Dynamics and Factors:
Reuirement to save time, push by several governments for cashless travel facilities and requirement for the minimization of congestion and fast toll transaction are some of the major factors driving the growth of the market. Additionally, demand for effective traffic management at toll collection center, growth in facilities of cashless travelling, and increase in adoption of ETC in the developing regions are also propelling the growth of this market. Further, improved, safe, and secure infrastructure have also lead to boost in need for this system. However, high initial cost for the installation coupled with the significant operating and maintenance cost is hampering the market growth. Moreover, increased safety and better environment are projected to offer opportunities for the market.
Based on subsystem, the global electronic toll collection market is segmented into automated vehicle identification, automated vehicle classification, violation enforcement system, and transaction processing. Based on technology, the market is categorized into radio-frequency identification, dedicated short-range communication, infrared, GNSS & GPS, and video analytics. By the charging toll amount, the market is further classified distance based, point based, time based, and perimeter based. Based on application, the market is bifurcated into urban and highways. Geographic breakdown and analysis of each of the aforesaid segments includes regions comprising North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW.
North America dominated the global market and was accounted around USD 2,775.3 million in 2017 and is expected to register a CAGR of 9.9% during the upcoming period. North America is the leading region across the global in terms of market share owing to increasing traffic and developed road infrastructures in the region. However, the market in the Asia-Pacific is exhibited to the fastest-growing due to increasing traffic problems at the highest CAGR of 13.6% during the forecast timeframe.
The key players of global electronic toll collection markets are Thales SA, Kapsch TrafficCom AG, Toshiba Corporation, Conduent LLC, Raytheon, Siemens AG, Cubic Transportation, TransCore LP, Perceptics LLC, EFKON GmbH, and Xerox Corporation.
The intelligent highway toll collection technology was developed in February 2017 for Taiwan, offering potential for export across Asia and Europe coupling with approximately 1.5 million daily vehicle trips and an average saving of 15 minutes/vehicle trip, the total savings of traffic time is estimated at 22.5 million minutes daily and carbon savings of 572,000 tons of CO2.