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Global Electric Vehicle Market Outlook, 2017

Global Electric Vehicle Market Outlook, 2017

This study offers key highlights from analysis of the global electric vehicle (EV) market in 2016 and identifies the upcoming 2017 trends, specifically for the most dynamic markets of Europe, North America, China, Japan, and South Korea. Regional analysis offers EV sales in 2016 and estimated sales in 2017 by EV type: battery electric vehicle (BEV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). The study discusses the development of charging infrastructure and the standard adopted by each of the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Adoption of different types of technologies with reference to range, features, and batteries is discussed. The study also outlines how the market will transform in 2017 in terms of geographic growth.

Research Scope
The objective of this study is to provide the following:
• An executive outlook of the growth opportunities in the global EV market for 2017
• A strategic overview of the trends that will influence the global EV market in 2017
• A summary of the performance of EVs in 2016 and its impact on 2017
• An outline of market trends and forecasts for EV sales in 2017
• A detailed description of key EV models

The EV industry is moving towards a change in which the OEMs are focusing on long-range EVs that will provide 200+ miles on a single charge. This will require a higher battery capacity and reduced charging time to compete with conventional cars. EVs with a 200 mile range will be launched by GM (Chevrolet Bolt) and Tesla (Model 3). Most of the leading OEMs will re-launch their flagship models as second-generation models. BMW i3 and Ford Focus Electric will be launched with a facelift. A number of start-ups will launch their plans to introduce EVs into the market, which will mainly focus on competing with Tesla. Some of the companies include Lucid Motors, NextEV, Faraday Future, and Mission Motors. The Middle East, South Africa, South America, and a few countries in Asia-Pacific commenced sales of EVs in 2016. Though the market is not very attractive for the automakers, the Middle East is likely to become a hub for premium EVs.

Key Questions the Study Will Answer
• What are the current and future market trends of the EV market?
• How will the market transform in 2017 in term of the geographic growth?
• What are the current and future market trends in the EV charging infrastructure market?
• Which models are likely to be launched in next 2 to 3 years?
• What are the incentives available on purchase of EVs in Europe, North America, and China, and how will they impact the price of an EV?


  • Executive Summary
    • Top Predictions for 2017
    • Top Trends for 2017
    • Key Findings for 2016
    • Sub Trend-Electric Vehicle Sales Outlook
    • Electric Vehicle Sales Outlook for 2016
    • Battery Size Difference Between BEVs & PHEVs to Increase Making them Less Prone to Price Fluctuations in Battery Materials
    • Overview of Government Incentives for PHEVs and BEVs
    • Boom in EV Investments and New Market Entrants
    • Range Anxiety No More-BEVs to Rule the Market
  • Research Scope and Segmentation
    • Research Scope
    • Research Aims and Objectives
    • Key Questions this Study will Answer
    • Research Background
    • Research Methodology
    • Key OEMs or Participant Groups Compared in this Study
  • Definitions
    • BEV Segmentation
    • Definition of EV Charging Infrastructure
  • Market Outlook
    • Key Findings for 2016
    • EV Breakdown by Region-2025
    • Market Overview
    • Global EV Market Scenario Analysis-2015 to 2025
      • Table Total xEV Market: Unit Shipment Sales Scenario Analysis, Global, 2015-2025
    • Global Uptake of Electric Vehicles
    • Boom in EV Investments and New Market Entrants
    • OEM Approaches/Business Models to Developing Car as a Service
    • VW Dieselgate Reshaping Auto Landscape
  • Key Global Electric Vehicle Sales Trends
    • Sub Trend-Electric Vehicle Sales Outlook
    • Sales Forecast by Region and Technology
    • Electric Vehicle Growth Analysis by Country 2016
    • Top Selling Models
      • Table Total EV Market: Top Selling Models, Global, 2016
    • Market Share Winners of 2016
    • Top 5 Markets by EV Sales Volume in 2016
  • Regional Analysis
    • North America
    • Europe
    • China
    • Japan
    • South Korea
  • Electric Vehicles Battery Analysis
    • Future Battery Chemistries-Market Introduction Roadmap
      • Table Total EV Market: Electric Vehicle Battery Market Roadmap, Global, 2015-2030
    • Decline in Battery Prices to Make EVs Affordable
      • Table Total EV Market: Lithium-ion Battery Pack Pricing Trend and Forecast, Global, 2010-2020
      • Table Total EV Market: Lithium-ion Battery Pack Cost Ranges by Industry Player, Global, 2015-2016
    • Lithium-ion Battery Cost Breakdown
      • Table Total EV Market: Lithium-ion Cost Breakdown, Global, 2016
    • BEVs Offer Only 50 to 60% of NEDC Range on Highway
    • Active Aerodynamics
  • Future EV Launches
    • BEV Launches
      • Table Total EV Market: Expected BEV Launches, Global, 2017-2021
    • PHEV Launches
      • Table Total EV Market: Expected PHEV Launches, Global, 2017-2021
      • Table Total EV Market: Expected PHEV Launches, China, 2017-2021
    • Faraday Future
    • Lucid Motors
    • OEM Initiatives
  • Incentives and Subsidies
    • Impact of Incentives on EV Prices-Europe
      • Table Total EV Market: Incentives and Impact on Price of EVs, Europe, 2016
    • Impact of Incentives on EV Prices-North America
      • Table Total EV Market: Incentives and Impact on Price of EVs, US and Canada, 2016
    • Overview of Government Incentives for PHEVs and BEVs
      • Table Total EV Market: Overview of EV Incentives, Global, 2016
    • Incentives Favorable to BEVs
  • Development of EV Charging Infrastructure
    • Battery Capacity Range
    • CHAdeMO Charging
    • Charging Interface Initiative (CHARIN)
    • Existing Charging Infrastructure
      • Table Total EV Market: Existing Charging Infrastructure, Europe, 2016
    • Existing DC Charging Infrastructure-CHAdeMO vs. Combo
      • Table Total EV Market: Existing Charging Infrastructure, Europe, 2016
    • Tesla Deployment Strategy in Europe
      • Table Total EV Market: Current Super Charging Station Deployment by Tesla, Europe, 2016
    • Existing DC Charging Infrastructure-CHAdeMO
      • Table Total EV Market: Current DC Charging CHAdeMO Deployment, US, 2016
    • DC Existing Charging Infrastructure-Tesla
      • Table Total EV Market: Current DC Superchargers Deployment by Tesla, US, 2016
  • Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
    • Growth Opportunity
    • Strategic Imperatives for Electric Vehicle Market
  • Key Conclusion and Future Outlook
    • Key Conclusions
    • Key Conclusions and Future Outlook
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology

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