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EV Industry Discussed in New IDTechEx Research Study

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LONDON--February 15, 2012: Besides the existing huge number making e-bikes, there are about 1,600 manufacturers of electric vehicles and around 500 vertically integrated manufacturers of their key components all over the world. Nearly all of them will collapse owing to wrong technology or market positioning or undercapitalization, while a host of leaders will create enduringly profitable businesses of over USDĀ 10 billion each and there will be many prosperous niche players too.

“Electric Vehicle Industry Profitability 2012 - Where, Why, What Next”

New market research study 'Electric Vehicle Industry Profitability 2012 - Where, Why, What Next' worked out by IDTechEx assesses profitability of companies making electric vehicles and their components, how industry rules predict winners and losers and acquisition and investment opportunities.

Report Highlights:

  • industrial and commercial land EVs;
  • heavy industrial vehicles/material handling equipment;
  • other industrial and commercial vehicles;
  • cars, golf cars and allied;
  • two wheel and allied LEVs;
  • mobility for the disabled;
  • air, water, military and other EVs;
  • key enabling components.

All in all, the report is a must-have for all those making or planning to profitably make electric vehicles or their components. It is also a vital reference for those investing in and acquiring EV businesses.

Report Details:

Title: Electric Vehicle Industry Profitability 2012 - Where, Why, What Next

Published: February, 2012

Pages: 203

Price: US$ 3,995

Electric Vehicle Industry Profitability Report

Reports Contents:


1.2. Toyota: global leader in EVs by a big margin

1.3. Recent exhibits

1.4. Disruptive product and market options

1.5. Electric vehicle market by application 2012-2022


2.1. Anatomy of Electric Vehicles by Land, Water and Air

2.2. Anatomy of the vehicle

2.3. Choices of motor

2.3.1. Brushed versions are losers

2.3.2. Asynchronous and synchronous battling it out

2.3.3. Axial flux vs radial flux motors

2.4. Sophisticated motors bridging gaps in performance

2.4.1. Advanced asynchronous motor variant - Chorus Motors

2.4.2. Advanced synchronous PM motor - Protean Electric

2.5. Motor position

2.6. Trend to higher voltages

2.7. NEV=Neighbourhood Electric Vehicle which is like a small car but not street legal

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