Research and Markets: Electric Vehicle Industry Profitability 2012
DUBLIN--February 10, 2012: Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Electric Vehicle Industry Profitability 2012" report to their offering.
This report spells out the "Rules of the Marketplace" and sets them against the activities of many organisations active in the electric vehicle (EV) value chain to explain how to create success. It analyses the finances and positioning of many suppliers of EVs and their components, covering hybrid and pure electric vehicles for land, water and air, because they have increasing commonality in commercial terms. For example, they share the same parts and have the same lessons of success and failure. This report assesses profitability of companies making electric vehicles and their components, how industry rules predict winners and losers and acquisition and investment opportunities. Contrary to popular understanding, people have been making money out of electric vehicles and their key components for over 110 years. Today, there remain a large number of companies profitably participating in the business. Unfortunately there continue to be frequent bankruptcies in the electric vehicle business. The primary difference lies in market positioning and making what will be wanted in the years to come but also in avoiding areas of oversupply but there is more to it than that.
Ten years ago, IDTechEx correctly foresaw the collapse of many in the EV business due to wrong positioning and it forecasted the success of others. It now leverages its long history of analysing the financial, technical and marketing performance in this industry to show how to win and how to spot winners. Superb acquisition and investment opportunities abound. Many players headed for the rocks can be turned around before it is too late. There are about 1,600 manufacturers of electric vehicles apart from the huge number making e-bikes. There are about 500 vertically integrated manufacturers of their key components. Nearly all of them will collapse because of wrong technology or market positioning or undercapitalisation. However, many leaders will create enduringly profitable businesses of over $10 billion each and there will be many prosperous niche players too.
Free Electric Vehicle Encyclopedia when you purchase this report:
Electric Vehicle experts IDTechEx have encapsulated over ten years of research and analysis into an easy to digest electric vehicle encyclopedia. All the technologies are covered and supported with over 100 tables and illustrations and over 200 acronyms and terms are explained. This encyclopedia is given as a free PDF download when you buy this report.
Key Topics Covered:
- 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
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