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Electric Vehicles 2012-2022
By: PR Newswire
Dec. 19, 2012 06:20 AM
NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:Electric Vehicles 2012-2022
Electric Vehicles - Seeing the Big Picture
The burgeoning electric vehicle EV industry cannot be understood by simply looking at cars. Indeed, in the last year, only the electric car sector of EVs has lost a year due to the Japanese tsunami and badly delayed model launches and it has been particularly sensitive to troubled economies as well. IDTechEx has adjusted its forecasts accordingly and now sees cars as less than half the EV business by value for the coming decade.
The EV leaders such as Toyota, Honda and Nissan make electric vehicles for many applicational sectors. Indeed, many of them also control the manufacture of the component that most affects price and performance - the battery - and many make the electric motors and other key components. This is therefore a curious industry where component manufacturers often compete with their customers and customer-supplier joint ventures are commonplace. For example, Nissan has a major program to put next generation lithium batteries from its battery joint venture into its forklifts as well as its cars. Toyota makes heavy and light industrial EVs from forklifts to buses and mobility for the disabled, not just electric cars, and the knowledge in these different divisions is shared between them all. Much is written about hybrid cars but there are substantial sales of hybrid military trucks, buses, boats now plus hybrid aircraft, airships and even motorcycles coming along. Meanwhile there are many varieties of pure electric on-road, off-road, on water, underwater and air vehicles with similar technology and challenges.
IDTechEx has substantially rewritten its annual Electric Vehicles report for 2012. It is based on ten years of researching the subject, intensive desk research, visits and interviews. There are chapters on Heavy Industrial, Light Industrial and Commercial, Mobility for the Disabled, Two Wheelers, Golf Cars, on-road Cars, Military, Marine and Other vehicles. That even extends to electric mobile robots, surveillance jellyfish and other Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), bats and electric aircraft. After all, they can all be a target for component and system suppliers and, increasingly, the vehicle manufacturers themselves are diversifying horizontally. Detailed forecasts for these vehicle categories by numbers and value and the key components are provided for 2012-2022, with total market value. The trends, technology and planned vehicles are clarified in 146 figures and 52 tables including the historical context. Winning and losing strategies are evaluated. Timelines are given of events to come.At last the full picture of China
IDTechEx does not make the common mistake of reporting primarily on vehicles from the well known Western and Japanese manufacturers. 66% of the manufacturers of electric vehicles in the world are in China. Over 90% of the world's electric vehicles are made in China, mainly for use in China. It has the largest potential market for electric vehicles. It mines and controls 95% of the World's rare earth reserves used in the hybrid car batteries, motors and other key components of today's electric vehicles. Of the 420 EV manufacturers covered in this new report, an appropriately high proportion are Chinese. This is particularly true of the chapters on Heavy Industrial, Buses, Light Industrial and Commercial, Mobility for the Disabled, Two Wheelers, Golf Cars and Cars, where the Chinese heavily participate, as yet with little publicity, because so much of it is for the domestic market.
New ten year forecasts for the whole EV market are only available from IDTechEx. The company finds that the electric vehicle industry will continue to exhibit strong growth for the next decade, though some sectors were impacted by the global financial meltdown and have yet to fully recover. Those participating in only one sector need to keep a wary eye on those with a broader vision: they must frequently review their strategy and avoid dangerous tunnel vision.Good volume growth but greater value growth
The 35 million EVs sold in 2012 will rise 3.6 times to nearly 129 million in 2022, driven by e-bikes, but the value of the market will grow twice as much because larger and more expensive vehicles are now rapidly adopting the technology. Motorcycles, military vehicles, buses and earthmovers are among them. Hybrids will rise in their dominant share of the value market through the decade. In ten years from now, a far higher percentage of the global output of light industrial vehicles, commercial vehicles and cars will be EVs but for greatest elimination of conventional internal combustion engines vehicles, one must look elsewhere - this report explains and gives latest projections of penetration.
The new report gives the detail, forecasting numbers, unit value and total market value for each applicational sector with many original tables giving subsets of the data and a large number of profiles of current and planned activities of the participants. Many sectors now benefit from the many new government benefits and, in certain sectors, many technical innovations and new models are becoming available. We evaluate these aspects and the market drivers, including what users really need. Battery, motor and other technology is explained and forecasted as well.
This report "Electric Vehicles 2012-2022" is an overarching annual report in IDTechEx report series on the different types of electric vehicle, the subsidiary reports variously giving far more detail on electric cars, military, security, police, bus, taxi, Light Electric Vehicles (e-bikes etc), electric aircraft and marine electric vehicles and there is a report on electric vehicles in East Asia. Then there are reports specifically on key technologies. Each report comes with one hour of free telephone or email consultancy to fill in any information you still require after having read it.1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS1.1. Strong numbers growth1.1.1. Leading sectors1.1.2. Market size at end user prices1.1.3. Synergies1.1.4. Hybrid vs pure electric1.1.5. What is excluded?1.2. Market drivers1.3. Numbers of manufacturers1.4. Goodbye to the 100 mile range of affordable pure electric vehicles1.5. The inefficiency of cars1.6. Hybrid vs pure electric cars1.6.1. Many manufacturers make profits now1.6.2. Full circle back to pure EVs1.6.3. Market by territory1.6.4. How green are electric vehicles really?2. INTRODUCTION2.1. Definitions and scope of this report2.1.1. Learning from the past2.1.2. The EV value chain2.1.3. Key components2.2. Pure electric vehicles2.3. Hybrid electric vehicles2.3.1. Largest sector by value2.3.2. Here come range extenders2.3.3. Second or third generation?2.3.4. Second generation success2.3.5. Third generation range extenders in the marketplace2.3.6. Hybrids at no price penalty2.4. Born electric - In-Wheel Electric Motors2.5. Born Electric - Smart skin2.6. Objectives2.7. Benefits2.8. Range extenders fuel cell, mini turbine2.9. Electric vehicles become less poisonous3. HEAVY INDUSTRIAL EVS3.1. What is included3.2. Future opportunities Caterpillar USA, JC Bamford UK3.3. Nissan and Mitsubishi electric forklifts Japan3.4. New Toyota forklifts Japan3.5. Zheijang Goodsense Forklift China3.6. Linde Germany, Komatsu Japan3.7. Listing of manufacturers3.8. Market size3.9. Market forecasts 2012-20224. LIGHT INDUSTRIAL, BUSES AND OTHER COMMERCIAL EVS4.1. What is included4.1.1. Sub categories4.1.2. Buses4.1.3. Trucks4.1.4. Odyne hybrid truck propulsion4.1.5. Balqon Pure Electric Trucks and Bus Drive4.2. Market drivers4.2.1. Governments get involved4.3. Important initiatives4.3.1. Azure Dynamics4.4. EVs for local services4.5. Airport EVs4.6. Small people-movers4.7. Light industrial aids4.8. Listing of manufacturers4.9. Market forecasts 2012-20225. MOBILITY FOR THE DISABLED5.1. The sector with the most compelling and enduring need5.2. The demographic time-bomb5.2.1. Ageing population and the dependent elderly5.2.2. Laws make mobility easier5.3. Types of mobility vehicle5.3.1. Growth by new market segments5.3.2. Interchina Industry Group China5.4. Market drivers5.4.1. Geographical distribution5.4.2. Needs creating new segments5.4.3. What is driving regional differences?5.4.4. Zhejiang R&P Industry China5.4.5. Pride Mobility, USA5.5. Listing of manufacturers5.6. Market forecasts 2012-20225.6.1. Growth by creating new markets6. TWO WHEELED EVS AND ALLIED VEHICLES6.1. What is included6.2. Prices and performances compared6.3. Electric two wheeler companies6.3.1. Yamaha Japan6.3.2. Eko Vehicles hybrid scooters India6.3.3. Interchina Industry Group foldable electric bike China6.3.4. Honda Japan6.3.5. Suzuki fuel cell bike Japan6.3.6. Peugeot E-Vivacity scooter France6.3.7. Cytronex lightweight bicycle USA6.3.8. Daymak Canada6.4. Market drivers6.4.1. Bicycles and electric bicycles6.4.2. Hybrid motorcycles6.5. Listing of manufacturers6.5.2. China6.6. Market forecasts 2012-20227. GOLF EVS7.1. What is included7.2. Market drivers7.2.1. Golf course creation7.2.2. Secondary market - golf cars not used for golf7.2.3. No more growth7.2.4. Change of leader: Ingersoll Rand beats Textron USA7.2.5. Suzhou Eagle and many others in China7.3. Listing of manufacturers7.4. Market forecasts 2012-20227.4.2. Statistics for all bicycles8. CARS8.1. Adoption of electric cars8.2. US and Europe try to catch up8.3. Rapid increase in number of manufacturers8.4. Providing charging infrastructure8.4.1. Recharging points8.4.2. Battery changing points8.4.3. Can the grid cope?8.5. Market 2012-20229. PURE ELECTRIC CARS9.1. Déjà Vu9.1.2. Pure electric cars are a necessary part of the range?9.2. Examples of pure EV cars9.2.1. Nissan Japan - most ambitious of all?9.2.2. Here come the Chinese - BYD, Brilliance, Geely, Chengfang9.2.3. Jianghsu China9.2.4. Interchina Industry Group China9.2.5. High performance pure EVs - Tesla USA9.2.6. Pininfarina Bolloré Bluecar France, Italy9.2.7. REVA India9.2.8. Club Car USA9.2.9. Toyota Japan9.2.10. Detroit Electric USA9.2.11. Tara Tiny India9.2.12. Kleenspeed Technologies goes mainstream9.2.13. Mitsubishi Japan10. HYBRID CARS10.1. Construction and advantages of hybrids10.2. Evolution10.3. Chevrolet Volt USA10.4. Ford plug-in hybrid USA10.5. Market drivers10.5.1. Leading indicators10.6. History of hybrids and planned models to 201311. MILITARY11.1. Examples of military EVs11.1.1. Hummer USA / China11.1.2. Quantum Technologies USA Aggressor AMV11.1.3. US Army trucks etc - ZAP, Columbia ParCar USA11.1.4. Oshkosh Truck Corp USA11.1.5. Plug-in trucks - BAE Systems UK11.1.6. Electric robot vehicles USA11.1.7. UQM unmanned combat vehicle USA11.1.8. Balqon Corporation11.2. Electric Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)11.2.1. Small electrical UAVs11.2.2. SUAV batteries11.2.3. The most successful electric UAV11.2.4. Micro nano air vehicles11.2.5. Large electrical UAVs11.2.6. COM-BAT robot bat USA11.3. Examples of military EVs - in the water11.3.1. Robot jellyfish USA and Germany11.4. Manufacturers of military EVs11.5. Market forecasts 2012-202212. MARINE12.1.1. Hybrid and pure electric tugboats12.2. Market segments12.2.1. Total market12.2.2. Underwater12.2.3. On the water12.3. Commonality with land EVs12.3.1. Grants for land and water12.3.2. Effect of land EV manufacturers entering marine12.4. Market drivers12.4.1. Pollution laws back electric boats - India, Europe, USA12.4.2. Energy harvesting superyacht UK12.4.3. Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) - Europe, USA12.5. Manufacturers by country and product12.6. Selling prices12.7. Market forecasts 2012-202213. OTHER EVS13.1. Definition13.2. Market drivers13.3. Listing of manufacturers by country and product13.4. Market size and trends13.4.1. Aircraft - Renault, Piccard13.4.2. Solar Impulse13.4.3. Non-military mobile robots - USA, UK, Japan13.4.4. The Electrolux Automower Sweden13.4.5. Rescue robots in Germany13.4.6. Robots on Mars13.4.7. Leisure13.4.8. Research and hobbyist13.5. Market forecasts 2012-202214. WHAT LEVEL OF RECHARGING INFRASTRUCTURE IS NEEDED?APPENDIX 1: IDTECHEX PUBLICATIONS AND CONSULTANCY
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