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Electric Vehicle Forecasts, Trends and Opportunities 2016-2026

Electric Vehicle Forecasts, Trends and Opportunities 2016-2026

This master report summarising and forecasting every sector of the EV industry remains unique. It adds new sectors as they become substantial, the latest being car-like micro EVs homologated as quadricycles in Europe. There are currently 45 sectors analysed.

In the last year it has become a more closely integrated market - pure electric and hybrid whether on land, water or airborne. For example, Nissan has launched hybrid cars selling in tens of thousands yearly.

Many profitable niches are emerging just as the largest major sectors are changing in importance; the industrial and commercial sector is now bigger and much more profitable than e-cars, and is set to remain so for at least eight more years.

All components are changing with supercapacitors sometimes replacing or partly replacing batteries and also new types of battery, energy harvesting, power electronics and structure powering growth in this already huge and prosperous business. It is comprehensively forecasted only in this master report and the subsidiary reports on the segments. Disruptive change is now the norm and Apple-like inspiration and technological innovation is at last being seen.

The fruits of all this are truly spectacular; including such things as the Marian fast surface boat that acts as a submarine when necessary, the fixed-wing plane that will stay aloft for five years on sunshine and the flying jet ski. An amphibious hybrid plane is also going into production with military robot jellyfish, bats and swarming flies. The race is on to make extremely short take-off and landing (ESTL) personal planes and air taxis, some that take-off and land vertically in your garden or from the "pocket airport" on top of a regular airport building.

10 year forecasts across all EV sectors

This report gives the unit numbers, average vehicle prices, and total value for ten years for the following vehicle types:

  • Hybrid cars
  • Pure electric cars
  • Heavy industrial
  • Buses
  • Lighting industrial/commercial
  • Micro EV/quadricycle
  • Golf car and motorized gold caddy
  • Mobility for the disabled
  • Two-wheel and allied
  • Military
  • Marine
  • Other
Comprehensive applicational and geographic spread

This report is uniquely comprehensive in applicational and geographical spread. Primarily it presents statistics and forecasts including back up data such as conventional vehicle sales and market drivers. There is even comparative data such as statistics and forecasts by other analysts and by regional trade associations. There is some coverage of technology trends and considerable tabulation of manufacturers and by type of vehicle made and which are world leaders in value sales and why. There is little anecdotal text and information already available on the web, the illustrations and tables being largely original and deriving from IDTechEx analysis and private sources as well as extensive interviews.

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1.1. The value market for electric vehicles EVs of all types
1.2. IDTechEx electric vehicles market forecasts 2016-2026
1.3. League table of largest EV manufacturers
1.4. Market sectors and technology trends
1.4.1. Definition and technical trends
1.4.2. Car technology 2016-2031
1.4.3. Voltage trends
1.5. Small and Medium Enterprises SME come to the fore
1.6. Numbers of manufacturers
1.7. Mark ups through the value chain
1.8. Electric "cars" - many very different types
1.8.1. Car-like vehicles not homologated as cars
1.8.2. Terra Motors e-tuktuk/rickshaw in Southeast Asia
1.8.3. Plug-in vehicle sales
1.8.4. Why there will be a tipping point for pure electric cars
1.9. Market by territory
1.9.1. Global
1.9.2. Europe
1.9.3. China
1.9.4. USA
1.10. Lessons from EV related events
1.11. In-wheel motors
1.11.2. Lightweighting
1.12. Range extenders
1.13. Effect of 2015 oil price collapse on electric vehicles
1.14. Highlights of EVS28 Seoul South Korea May 2015
2.1. Definitions and scope of this report
2.1.1. Organisations involved in the EV industry value chain
2.1.2. Commonality
2.1.3. Key components and systems
2.1.4. Batteries
2.1.5. Efficiency
2.2. Hybrid electric vehicles
2.2.1. Here come range extenders
2.2.2. Structural components
2.3. Benefits
2.3.1. How green are electric vehicles really?
2.3.2. Contrast global automotive production 2012: major polluter
3.1. What is included
3.2. Challenges
3.3. Listing of manufacturers
3.3.1. Statistics for all types of industrial lift truck
3.3.2. Manufacturers of heavy industrial EVs
3.4. Survey of expected powertrains including EV options
3.5. Market size
3.6. Conventional car with 48 V electric torque assist
4.1. What is included
4.1.1. Large and diverse sector
4.1.2. Mainly on-road
4.1.3. Move to cities
4.1.4. Hybrid and pure electric trend
4.1.5. Sub categories
4.2. Buses
4.2.1. Vans, pick-up trucks and larger on-road trucks
4.3. Market drivers
4.4. Airport EVs: Ground Support Equipment GSE
4.4.1. Airbus signs MoU to develop airliner electric taxi system
4.5. Small people-movers
4.6. Light industrial aids
4.7. Listing of manufacturers
5.1. Compelling and enduring need
5.2. The demographic time-bomb
5.2.1. Ageing population, obesity and the dependent elderly
5.2.2. Laws make mobility easier
5.3. Types of mobility vehicle
5.3.2. Interchina Industry Group China
5.4. Listing of manufacturers
5.4.2. Growth by creating new markets
5.4.3. Mobility dynamics
6.1. What is included
6.1.1. China - unprecedented growth of electric two wheelers
6.1.2. Other countries
6.2. Prices and performances compared
6.2.2. Hybrid motorcycles
6.3. Market drivers
6.3.1. Bicycles and electric bicycles
6.3.2. The big winners in western markets
6.4. Statistics for all bicycles
6.5. Listing of manufacturers
6.5.2. China
6.6. Forecasts
6.6.1. Two-wheel dynamics
7.1. Many names, common factors
7.2. Car-like vehicles that evade restrictions, taxes and other costs
7.3. Estrima Birò Micro EV Quadricycle removable battery
7.4. Philippines: big new commitments to e trikes
7.5. Listing of manufacturers beyond golf cars
7.6. Golf cars
7.6.1. What is included
7.6.2. Market drivers
7.6.3. Prices and profits
7.6.4. Listing of manufacturers
7.6.5. Forecasts
8.1. Successful strategies
8.1.1. Plug-in market dynamics
8.1.2. Security of forecasts
8.1.3. New models as lead indicator
8.1.4. Profitability
8.2. Disruptive change and merging of all parts
8.3. Range extenders including fuel cells
8.4. Electric motors
8.5. Power electronics
8.5.1. Increased performance and complexity
8.5.2. Wide band gap semiconductors
8.6. Supercapacitors: more than meets the eye
8.6.1. Across batteries in cars
8.6.2. Completely replacing batteries in hybrid cars
8.6.3. Indian supercapacitor sports car
8.6.4. Across fuel cells in cars
8.7. Plugging in: when, where, why?
8.8. Progress of Toyota and Tesla
8.8.1. Market and technology priorities
8.8.2. Toyota simplifies priorities and Tesla lands Gigafactory partnership
8.9. Fuel cell cars: caution needed
9.1. Strong demand
9.2. Environmental and logistics pressures
9.3. Examples of military EVs
9.3.1. Hummer USA / China
9.3.2. Quantum Technologies USA Aggressor AMV
9.3.3. US Army trucks etc - ZAP, Columbia ParCar USA
9.3.4. Oshkosh Truck Corp USA
9.3.5. Electric robot vehicles USA
9.3.6. Autonomous vehicles for the military
9.4. Electric Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)
9.4.1. Small electrical UAVs
9.4.2. The most successful electric UAV
9.4.3. Micro nano air vehicles
9.4.4. Large electrical UAVs
9.5. Examples of military EVs - in the water
9.5.1. US Naval Undersea Warfare Center
9.6. Manufacturers of military EVs
9.7. Forecasts
10.1.1. Hybrid and pure electric tugboats
10.2. Market segments
10.2.1. Total market
10.2.2. Underwater
10.2.3. On the water
10.3. Market drivers
10.3.1. Pollution laws back electric boats - India, Europe, USA
10.3.2. Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) - Europe, USA
10.4. Energy Independent Vehicles EIV on water
10.4.1. Loon pontoon boat Canada
10.4.2. MARS Shuttleworth motor yacht, UK
10.4.3. Milper REP-SAIL motor yacht, Turkey
10.4.4. Rensea MARINA motor yacht Europe
10.4.5. Seaswarm oil slick gathering robot, USA
10.4.6. SoelCat motor boat Netherlands
10.4.7. SolarLab tourist boats Germany
10.4.8. Sun 21 Solar Boat
10.4.9. Turanor Planet Solar Germany
10.4.10. Vaka Moana motor yacht Netherlands
10.5. Wave and sun powered sea gliders
10.5.1. Falmouth Scientific Inc. USA
10.5.2. Liquid Robotics USA
10.5.3. US Naval Undersea Warfare Center
10.6. Manufacturers by country and product
10.7. Selling prices
10.8. Forecasts
11.1. Definition
11.2. Market drivers
11.3. Listing of other manufacturers by country and product
11.4. Energy Independent Vehicles EIV in the air
11.4.1. Dirisolar airship France
11.4.2. ETHZ UAV Switzerland
11.4.3. ISIS airship USA
11.4.4. Lockheed Martin airship USA
11.4.5. NASA Helios USA
11.4.6. Northrop Grumman airship USA
11.4.7. Projet Sol'r Nepheleos France
11.4.8. Solar Flight USA
11.4.9. Solar Impulse Switzerland
11.4.10. Solar Ship inflatable aircraft Canada
11.4.11. Sunrise Solar airship Turkey
11.4.12. Turtle Airships Spain
11.5. Market size and trends
11.5.1. Non-military mobile robots - USA, UK, Japan
11.5.2. Research and hobbyist
11.5.3. Electric aircraft for civil use
11.5.4. Robotic lawn mowers
11.6. Forecasts

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