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Electric Vehicles & World Hybrid

Global H/EV sales to reach 25 million units in 2018
Hybrid and electric vehicle (H/EV) sales will more than double to 25 million units in 2018. Market advances will be led by micro and mild hybrids. Micro hybrids are conventional vehicles equipped with start-stop systems. Mild hybrids also have regenerative braking, and some of these come equipped with a small electric motor that helps start the vehicle but can not propel it without the aid of an internal combustion engine. These systems offer significant fuel savings considering their relatively low cost, and can lower overall vehicle emissions. In 2018, micro and mild hybrids will account for 80 percent of all H/EV demand, followed by full and plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles.

Western Europe to remain largest regional market
Western Europe was the first region to adopt micro/mild hybrid vehicles on a mass scale. As a result, it will remain the largest regional market for micro and mild hybrids and for H/EVs overall, representing 44 percent of total demand in 2018. However, micro/mild hybrid sales are projected to grow faster in other parts of the world, particularly in North America and the Asia/Pacific region. Electric vehicle demand in these regions will exhibit the fastest gains of any type through 2018, albeit from a very small current market base.

Expansion in China, Japan to spur Asia/Pacific growth
The Asia/Pacific region, led by China, will represent the fastest growing market for H/EVs through 2018. Sales gains will be fueled by an increasing number of micro/mild hybrids offered for sale in the country and further narrowing of the price premium over conventional vehicles. In addition, European, Japanese, and US automakers will continue to open and expand existing plants in China and partner with domestic firms to take advantage of government subsidies for vehicles purchased from locally based suppliers. The Asia/Pacific region is also home to Japan, which will remain the world’s largest market for full and plug-in hybrids, representing two-fifths of all demand for those vehicle types in 2018. The US will continue to have the world’s highest electric vehicle sales, accounting for over one-fifth of the global total.

Higher fuel prices, lower cost parts key to H/EV affordability
Increases in overall H/EV demand will be stimulated by high global fuel prices and supported by reductions in component (especially battery) prices as output levels climb and greater economies of scale are achieved. This will help make H/EVs more affordable to the average vehicle purchaser, a particularly major factor in industrializing countries where privately owned vehicles remain a relative luxury. Heightened concerns about air pollution worldwide will also lead to the enactment of additional regulations and subsidy programs supporting sales and use of H/EVs, as these vehicles have the potential to significantly reduce tailpipe emissions.Light vehicles will account for over 99 percent of all H/EV sales in 2018. Nevertheless, demand for fuel-efficient H/EV medium and heavy duty trucks will more than triple as their price premium over conventional models shrinks.

The technology required to manufacture H/EVs is more sophisticated than that for conventional motor vehicles. As a result, H/EV production is concentrated among a relatively few large automakers with considerable research and development resources. However, a number of smaller startup companies have entered the electric vehicle industry, with Tesla Motors being the most successful to date. While merger and acquisition activity among vehicle producers is rare, most OEMs have at least one H/EV-related cooperative agreement with another automaker.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table WORLD HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • World Economic Overview
      • Recent Historical Trends
      • World Economic Outlook
        • Table WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION
    • World Population Overview
      • Table WORLD POPULATION BY REGION
    • Per Capita GDP Trends
      • Table WORLD PER CAPITA GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION
    • World Motor Vehicle Overview
      • Motor Vehicle Production
        • Table WORLD MOTOR VEHICLE PRODUCTION BY TYPE & REGION
      • Motor Vehicle Demand
        • Table WORLD MOTOR VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION
      • Motor Vehicles in Use
        • Table WORLD MOTOR VEHICLES IN USE BY TYPE & REGION
    • Environmental & Regulatory Factors
      • Emissions Regulations
      • Rebates & Incentives
    • Pricing Trends
  • TECHNOLOGY
    • General
    • Hybrid & Electric Powerplants
      • Table COMPARISON OF HYBRID & ELECTRIC POWERTRAIN TYPES
      • Micro/Mild Hybrid
      • Full Hybrid
      • Plug-In Hybrid
      • Battery Electric
      • Fuel Cell
    • Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Commercialization Issues
      • Safety Concerns
      • Battery Life
      • Electric Vehicle Range
      • Fueling Infrastructure Readiness
    • Energy Storage Technologies
    • Well-to-Wheels Efficiency & Pollution Comparisons
    • Regulatory Compliance
    • Technology Penetration
  • WORLD SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • General
    • Regional Overview
      • Demand
        • Table WORLD HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY REGION
        • Table CHART IV-1 WORLD HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY REGION, 2013
      • Vehicles in Use
        • Table WORLD HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLES IN USE BY REGION
        • Table CHART IV-2 WORLD HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLES IN USE BY REGION, 2013
      • Production
        • Table WORLD HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE PRODUCTION BY REGION
        • Table CHART IV-3 WORLD HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE PRODUCTION BY REGION, 2013
        • Table WORLD MICRO/MILD HYBRID VEHICLE PRODUCTION BY REGION
        • Table WORLD FULL/PLUG-IN HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE PRODUCTION BY REGION
      • International Trade
        • Table WORLD HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE NET EXPORTS BY REGION
    • Demand by Type
      • Table WORLD HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE
      • Table CHART IV-4 WORLD HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE, 2013
      • Hybrid
        • Table WORLD HYBRID VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION
        • Table WORLD MICRO/MILD HYBRID VEHICLE DEMAND BY REGION
        • Table CHART IV-5 WORLD MICRO/MILD HYBRID VEHICLE DEMAND BY REGION, 2013
        • Table WORLD FULL HYBRID VEHICLE DEMAND BY REGION
        • Table CHART IV-6 WORLD FULL HYBRID VEHICLE DEMAND BY REGION, 2013
        • Table WORLD PLUG-IN HYBRID VEHICLE DEMAND BY REGION
        • Table CHART IV-7 WORLD PLUG-IN HYBRID VEHICLE DEMAND BY REGION, 2013
      • Electric
        • Table WORLD ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION
        • Table CHART IV-8 WORLD ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY REGION, 2013
    • Demand by Segment
      • Table WORLD HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY SEGMENT
      • Light Vehicles
        • Table WORLD HYBRID & ELECTRIC LIGHT VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION
      • Medium & Heavy Trucks & Buses
        • Table WORLD HYBRID & ELECTRIC MEDIUM & HEAVY DUTY TRUCK & BUS DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • North America: General
    • North America: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART V-1 NORTH AMERICA: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013
    • North America: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • United States
      • United States: General
      • United States: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED STATES: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • United States: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table UNITED STATES: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • Canada
      • Canada: General
      • Canada: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table CANADA: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Canada: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table CANADA: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • Mexico
      • Mexico: General
      • Mexico: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table MEXICO: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Mexico: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table MEXICO: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Western Europe: General
    • Western Europe: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART VI-1 WESTERN EUROPE: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013
    • Western Europe: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • Germany
      • Germany: General
      • Germany: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table GERMANY: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Germany: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table GERMANY: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • United Kingdom
      • United Kingdom: General
      • United Kingdom: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • United Kingdom: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • France
      • France: General
      • France: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table FRANCE: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • France: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table FRANCE: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • Italy
      • Italy: General
      • Italy: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table ITALY: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Italy: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table ITALY: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • Spain
      • Spain: General
      • Spain: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table SPAIN: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Spain: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table SPAIN: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • Netherlands
      • Netherlands: General
      • Netherlands: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table NETHERLANDS: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Netherlands: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table NETHERLANDS: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • Belgium
      • Belgium: General
      • Belgium: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table BELGIUM: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Belgium: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table BELGIUM: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • Austria
      • Austria: General
      • Austria: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table AUSTRIA: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Austria: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table AUSTRIA: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • Sweden
      • Sweden: General
      • Sweden: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table SWEDEN: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Sweden: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table SWEDEN: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • Other Western Europe
      • Other Western Europe: General
      • Other Western Europe: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Western Europe: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Asia/Pacific: General
    • Asia/Pacific: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART VII-1 ASIA/PACIFIC: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013
    • Asia/Pacific: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • Japan
      • Japan: General
      • Japan: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table JAPAN: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Japan: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table JAPAN: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • China
      • China: General
      • China: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table CHINA: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • China: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table CHINA: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • India
      • India: General
      • India: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table INDIA: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • India: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table INDIA: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • South Korea
      • South Korea: General
      • South Korea: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • South Korea: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Other Asia/Pacific: General
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
  • OTHER REGIONS
    • Central & South America
      • Central & South America: General
      • Central & South America: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Central & South America: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • Eastern Europe
      • Eastern Europe: General
      • Eastern Europe: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VIII-1 EASTERN EUROPE: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013
      • Eastern Europe: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
      • Russia
        • Table RUSSIA: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table RUSSIA: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
      • Poland
        • Table POLAND: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table POLAND: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
      • Other Eastern Europe
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
    • Africa/Mideast
      • Africa/Mideast: General
      • Africa/Mideast: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Supply & Demand
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Africa/Mideast: Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Market Outlook
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND BY TYPE & SEGMENT
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
    • Industry Composition
      • Table WORLD HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE SALES BY COMPANY, 2013
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART IX-1 WORLD HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLE MARKET SHARE, 2013
      • Micro/Mild Hybrid Vehicles
        • Table CHART IX-2 WORLD MICRO/MILD HYBRID VEHICLE MARKET SHARE, 2013
      • Full/Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles
        • Table CHART IX-3 WORLD FULL/PLUG-IN HYBRID VEHICLE MARKET SHARE, 2013
      • Electric Vehicles
        • Table CHART IX-4 WORLD ELECTRIC VEHICLE MARKET SHARE, 2013
    • Research & Product Development
    • Manufacturing
    • OEM & Supplier Competitive Strategies
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Financial Issues & Requirements
    • Mergers, Acquisitions, &Industry Restructuring
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Company Profiles
      • Alcoa Incorporated
      • Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Company Limited
      • Bayerische Motoren Werke AG
      • Bosch (Robert) GmbH
      • BYD Company Limited
      • Chery Automobile Company Limited
      • Chongqing Changan Automobile Company Limited
      • Continental AG
      • Daimler AG
      • Delphi Automotive plc
      • DENSO Corporation
      • Eaton Corporation plc
      • Exide Technologies
      • Fiat SpA
      • Ford Motor Company
      • Freescale Semiconductor Incorporated
      • Fuji Electric Company Limited
      • General Motors Company
      • Gillig LLC
      • GS Yuasa Corporation
      • Hitachi Limited
      • Honda Motor Company Limited
      • Hyundai Motor Company
      • Johnson Controls Incorporated
      • Keihin Corporation
      • LG Chem Limited
      • Linamar Corporation
      • Mazda Motor Corporation
      • Mitsubishi Motors Corporation
      • New Flyer Industries Incorporated
      • Nissan Motor Company Limited
      • Panasonic Corporation
      • Peugeot SA
      • Renault SA
      • Saft Groupe SA
      • SAIC Motor Corporation Limited
      • Samsung SDI Company Limited
      • Suzuki Motor Corporation
      • TE Connectivity Limited
      • Tesla Motors Incorporated
      • Toshiba Corporation
      • Toyota Motor Corporation
      • Valeo SA
      • Visteon Corporation
      • Volkswagen AG
      • Volvo Car Group
      • ZF Friedrichshafen AG
      • Zytek Group Limited
    • Other Companies Mentioned in the Study

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