Progress in the Electric Vehicle sector has been rather slow and new developments are coming from others wanting a share of the new activities. A large number of smartphone apps are now available for drivers to optimise their trips, become more energy-efficient. Car manufacturers are also using the smart car platform as a possibility for additional (energy) services that can be offered to the marketplace.
A new generation of plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) will start entering the market in larger numbers over coming years. Companies such as Ergon Energy and ChargePoint are among the innovation leaders in this market.
Companies covered in this report include:
Toyota, Ausgrid, Ergon Energy, Mitsubishi Motor Corporation, Better Place, ChargePoint, Downer EDI, Intelematics Australia
Technologies mentioned in this report include:
electric (EV), smart cars, Plug-in Electric Vehicles (PHEV), Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V), Vehicle to Grid (V2G), C-ITS, TMC, NBN, ITS-A.