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North American Light Hybrid Electric Vehicle Markets

  • Published: June 2007
  • Region: North America, United States
  • 184 Pages
  • Frost & Sullivan

This study analyzes the North American market for hybrid gasoline-electric light vehicles and the batteries, power electronics, and electric motors that are unique to them. The mild, full, and plug-in market segments are detailed. Factors driving and restraining demand for hybrid vehicles are detailed, and a corresponding sales forecast is generated. The competitive situation is analyzed, and major market participants - both vehicle makers and suppliers - are profiled.

1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Executive Summary

Executive Summary

2 HYBRID GASOLINE-ELECTRIC PROPULSION SYSTEM ARCHITECTURES

Overview

Market Overview and Definition
Related Studies

Types of Hybrid Systems and System Architecture

Various Hybrid Systems
Micro Hybrids
Mild Hybrids
Full Hybrids
Plug-in Hybrids

Value Proposition of Hybrids

Overview
Micro and Mild Hybrid Technologies
Full Hybrid Technology
Plug-in Hybrid Technology
Enabling Technologies
Evaluation of Selected Hybrid Models

Hybrid Vehicle Technology Roadmap and Trends

Technology Roadmap
Market Trend
Technology Trends

3 HYBRID SYSTEM PENETRATION

Challenges

Overview
Industry Challenges
Technology Challenges

Market Drivers and Restraints

Unit Shipment Drivers
Unit Shipment Restraints
Price Drivers
Price Restraints

Hybrid Vehicle Sales Forecasts

Availability of Hybrid Models
Unit Shipment Forecasts
By Vehicle Maker
By Vehicle Type
By Type of Hybrid System

Forecasts of Key Component Markets

Introduction
Battery Packs
Control and Power Electronics
Electric Rotating Machines
Total Key Components Market

4 COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS

Value Chain

Major System and Component Suppliers
Partnerships and Alliances
Profiles of Major Suppliers -- Battery Packs
Profiles of Major Suppliers -- Control and Power Electronics
Profiles of Major Suppliers -- Rotating Electric Machines
Profiles of Major Suppliers -- Power-splitting Transmissions
Supplier Revenue Shares
Strategic Outlook for Component Suppliers

Vehicle Makers

Overview of Major Participating Vehicle Makers
Strategic Outlook for the Market

5 APPENDIX

Appendix

Abbreviations
Compound Annual Growth Rate
Net Present Value and Payback Period
Conversion Equations
Exchange Rates
Emissions Regulations
Impact of Rising Fuel Prices on U.S. Consumers' Driving and Vehicle Purchase Behavior

6 DECISION SUPPORT DATABASE

Decision Support Database

Disposable Income per Household
Real GDP
Total Household Consumption Expenditures
Population
Unemployment Rate

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