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The xEV Industry Insider Report: Assessing the Future of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

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The xEV Industry Insider Report: Assessing the Future of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles
Published: December 31, 2016 Content info:

Based on an analysis of the major automakers' plans and regional conditions worldwide

Dr. Menahem Anderman's xEV Industry Insider Report provides an unbiased appraisal of the progress of hybrid and electric vehicles and advanced automotive battery technology results. Based on onsite interviews with over 15 automakers and 25 of the key battery cell system and component suppliers, the Report includes:

  • Regional market conditions worldwide
  • Plans of major automakers
  • The cost-benefits ratios of emerging vehicles and battery technologies
  • Market forecasts for each significant automaker and battery producer

The report also presents an uncompromised view of:

  • Future regulations/subsidies and their impact US, China, and Europe
  • HEV market direction for low and high voltage
  • EV and PHEV battery range, cost, and consumer interest
  • Battery technology cost, performance, life, and safety

The xEV Industry Insider Report is:

  • Comprehensive: Covering both vehicle and battery technology and the xEV market
  • Technically deep: Reviewing cell and battery design, performance, cost, life, and safety
  • Insightful: Based on the input of executives from major automakers and their suppliers
  • Analytical: Examining which battery for which xEV and why
  • Impartial: A realistic, unbiased assessment of both technology and market by an independent expert

Key issues addressed by the xEV Reports

xEV Technology & Market Direction:


  • What are the lessons for the industry from Tesla's success?
  • What is the ideal electric range?
  • How far will battery cost come down without impacting safety and durability?
  • Where are the business opportunities for existing and new players?


  • The impact of Chinese and European regulations
  • What is the ideal electric range?
  • Will cost come down fast enough to make up for reduction in subsidies?
  • Which vehicles and battery makers will take significant market share?


  • Will low-voltage systems stay at 14V or trend up to 48V, and when?
  • Are high-voltage mild hybrids doomed?
  • Will Honda's recent move seriously challenge Toyota's hybrid leadership?
  • What are the crucial challenges for Lead-Acid batteries?
  • Will ultracapacitors finally find an automotive mass market (in micro-2 hybrids)?
  • Does the Nickel-Metal Hydride technology have lasting potential?
  • Which battery producers and designs will win in the marketplace?



  • Benefit from our insights into the future cost, performance, and durability of advanced automotive batteries.

Battery producers:

  • Assess the direction of both the advanced automotive market and individual companies.

Material producers:

  • Learn about business opportunities and technical requirements for battery materials in the xEV market.

Energy providers:

  • Stay abreast of the technology and trends behind vehicle electrification.

Corporate and financial investors:

  • Gain insights into the technology and market challenges to better guide your investment decisions.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. xEV Market Trends

  • 1. Overview
  • 2. Vehicle Markets by Region
  • 3. Vehicle Market Forecast
  • 4. Directions of Individual Automakers

II. Lithium-Ion Battery Technology for xEVs

  • 1. Key Design Parameters
  • 2. HEV Batteries
  • 3. EV & PHEV Batteries

III. xEV Battery Market Forecast to 2020

  • 1. xEV Market Overview
  • 2. HEV
  • 3. PHEV & EV
  • 4. Demand for Materials

IV. Technology and Market Development to 2025

V. Directions of Individual Battery Makers

VI. Appendix

  • 1. Levels of Vehicle Hybridization
  • 2. Lead-Acid and NiMH HEV Batteries and Ultracapacitors
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