Increasing pressure on reducing emissions and enhancing fuel economy are amongst key factors that are changing the mobility landscape. It is driving OEMs to look beyond their ecosystem and disrupt traditional chains by adopting altered powertrain strategies, invest in green technologies such as powertrain electrification, mass market conceptual technologies introduce never seen product mix and utilize innovative business models.
Frost & Sullivan analyses opportunities in a chain of sustainable, efficient powertrain technologies as the industry is moving towards novel ways of CO2-neutral mobility for the future.
Frost & Sullivan’s Global Automotive Powertrain and Electric Vehicle program area takes a 360-view of the industry, examining and analyzing product, geographic, technological, and business trends covering the entirety of the market. Key areas that the program explores are:
· Mega Trends and Emission Regulations driving change in powertrain technology adoption
· Emission Reduction & Fuel-efficient Gasoline and Diesel Engine Technology trends (downsizing, turbocharging, powertrain lightweighting, direct injection, VVT, SCR, GPF, LNT, cylinder deactivation, GPF, etc)
· Drivetrain and Transmission Technology trends
· Trends within electrification of powertrain (48V mild hybrid systems, full hybrids, battery electric cars, plug in electric cars, fuel cell cars)
· Electric vehicle technology research – Battery, motors, charging infrastructure, etc
· Issue based research such as emission testing procedures, EV related innovative business model research and so on
· End consumer attitudes and perception of gasoline, diesel, hybrids, EVs and other powertrain technologies
We work closely with leading automotive OEMs, suppliers and technology firms to help them find the opportunities in this sea of change. Our holistic yet substantial research services enable us to stay at the forefront of change in this dynamic market, and enable our clients to achieve the same.
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03 Dec 2019  |  Latin America
More than 114.7 Thousand HEVs, 23.3 Thousand BEVs and 20.3 Thousand PHEVs to be Commercialized in 2025
The years 2018–2019 represented an inflection point for the nascent Latin American market of electric vehicles (EVs). Local governments have incorporated into their agenda the notion of "electro-mobility"; utilities companies, amongst other players, are developing charging infrastructure projects across the region; and the number of xEV models ma...
26 Sep 2019  |  Asia Pacific
New Energy Vehicles (NEVs) and Government Regulations to Rapidly Boost Chinese EV Market
In 2018, Chinese electric passenger vehicle sales increased by 78.3% year-on-year and achieved total sales of 1,181,920 units. Going forward, the electric passenger vehicle market is forecasted to experience rapid growth at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 29.9% during 2018–2025. China’s electric passenger vehicle market is greatly boos...
02 Aug 2019  |  Asia Pacific
With the Increase in the Number of Electric Vehicles, Public Charging Points in Operation are Likely to Reach 4 Million Units by 2025
About 1.05 million units of electric vehicles (EVs) were sold in China in 2018. Battery electric vehicle (BEV) segment dominated the Chinese EV market with a 74.8% share, or sales of 788,000 units, in the year. The country is implementing the China V emission standard. Shanghai and Guangzhou are likely to pioneer the upgrade to the China VIB standa...
06 Jun 2019  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
With the Push from the Indian Government towards All-electric Vehicles, the Penetration of EVs and FHEVs is Expected to Reach as High as 2 Million Vehicles by 2030
Tightening emissions standards coupled with plaguing pollution levels have begun to shift the dynamics of the Indian automotive market. While xEV (electric and hybrid vehicles) have gained traction in developed nations internationally, they are yet to do so in the Indian market. However, projections show that in 2030 about 2 million xEVs will be so...
31 May 2019  |  Europe
Approximately 1.6 Million EVs are Likely to be Sold in 2018
This study analyzes the global EV market in the first half of 2018. The geographical scope includes China, France, Germany, Japan, Norway, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States. The global EV market is likely to reach sales of 1.6 million units in 2018, up from 1,284,435 units in 2017. Approximately 18 new models are likely to b...
22 May 2019  |  North America
Installed Production Capacity of Top 10 Suppliers to Expand from 150 GWh in 2018 to about 740 GWh by 2025, at a CAGR of 25.58%
The automotive industry is evolving rapidly in terms of technology as well as tackling environmental issues. Electric vehicles (EVs) have been introduced as a clean energy initiative as they have low or zero emissions and have come a long way to become an integral part of OEMs’ business strategies. Automakers like PSA and Volkswagen (VW) are crea...
26 Apr 2019  |  North America
US Consumers’ Priorities, Preferences, and Willingness to Pay for Powertrain Systems and Features, 2018
Customers are Willing to Consider xEVs While Purchasing their Next Car
Declining diesel share gives rise to newer opportunities for electric vehicles. Understanding consumer needs becomes quintessential toward driving future mobility developments. This research focuses on consumer needs and their willingness to pay for various powertrain features and electric vehicles. The respondents were questioned based on numerous...
25 Apr 2019  |  North America
Despite the Push for Electric Vehicles, Diesel Propulsion is Likely to Account for 77.3% of HD Truck Sales in 2030. Upcoming Regulations in Developing Countries providing strong Opportunities for OEMs
Greenhouse gas/fuel efficiency regulations in TRIAD countries and increasingly stringent tailpipe emission standards in developing countries will shape the powertrain strategies of OEMs over the next decade. This study provides an overview of key future fuel efficiency and tailpipe emission regulations across different regions for heavy-duty comme...
08 Apr 2019  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Understanding Indian Consumers’ Priorities, Preferences and Willingness to Purchase Hybrid and Electric Vehicles, 2017
65% Customers want Electric Vehicles to Look Exceptional
Understanding consumer needs is quintessential for driving future mobility developments. This research focuses on consumer awareness and their willingness to pay for hybrid vehicles and electric vehicles (EVs). The respondents were questioned based on numerous factors such as technology awareness, preferred vehicle range, features, ease of charging...
05 Apr 2019  |  North America
Newer Business Models and Products Designed for an Ecosystem for Multiple Customer Personas are Driving the Growth of US EV Charging Ecosystem
By 2025, over 2 million electric vehicles (EVs) are expected to be sold only in the US. Consumers now prefer EVs over ICEs owing to fast developing charging network across the US. There is an opportunity for both AC and DC charging network expansion and traditional business models are not sufficient anymore. Unlike fuel stations, with respect to EV...