Powertrain

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.

  1. 25 Mar 2022  |  North America

    North American Battery Show Growth Opportunities

    Transformative Mega Trends of Automotive Batteries in the Electrified Space

    This research service covers the North American battery show, offering insights into topics, such as the presenters, and the key interest areas of electrified mobility, from components, such as a battery, to a vehicle level. It is the most comprehensive and the largest battery manufacturing trade show to showcase advanced battery technology for ...

    $2,450.00
  2. 14 Feb 2022  |  Latin America

    Latin American Hybrid and Electric Vehicles Growth Opportunities

    Transformational Growth of Electric Vehicles due to Changing Regulations, OEM Strategies and Offers, Increasing Charging Infrastructure, and Varying Economic Situation of Latin America

    This research service analyzes and provides growth forecasts for 2030 for the LATAM hybrid and electric vehicles market (PHEVs, HEVs, and BEVs). By 2030, the commercialization of approximately 1 million electrified vehicles is expected in LATAM, and the total electrified vehicles in operation will be about 5.4 million. Analyzing 2030 sales by techn...

    $4,950.00
  3. 24 Jan 2022  |  Asia Pacific

    Chinese Battery Swap Growth Opportunities

    The Transformational Growth of Traditional Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions and the Innovative Battery-as-a-Service Business Model Lead to Intense Competition in the Market

    Battery swap services are emerging solutions in China and the world. They provide quick battery replacement in 3-10 minutes. In addition, in comparison to traditional charging solutions, they offer significant time savings. Charging solutions in the Chinese electric vehicle (EV) market are being revolutionized. The government encourages the use ...

    $2,450.00
  4. 24 Dec 2021  |  North America

    Growth Opportunities in Electric Motor Technology for xEVs

    Competitive Intensity to Grow With Efforts to Improve Power Density and Efficiency

    The primary focus of the global powertrain industry is to drive down emissions and improve fuel economy, irrespective of powertrain type. While improvements to IC engines are ongoing, vehicle electrification is the end target and on the rise. Each region has different powertrain priorities for lowering emissions and electrification, such as mild-hy...

    $4,950.00
  5. 16 Dec 2021  |  North America

    Trends and Growth Opportunities in Module-less (Cell to Pack) Battery Structure

    Reduction on Modules Directly Results in Price Reduction by 25 to 30%

    Leading battery manufacturers (e.g., BYD, CATL, and LG Chem) and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) (e.g.,BYD, Daimler, and VW) are now looking at next-generation battery technology that focuses on module-less battery pack technology, which integrates cells directly into the pack without having to package it into modules. In the module-les...

    $2,450.00
  6. 16 Nov 2021  |  North America

    Global Electric Vehicle Charging Outlook, 2021

    Charging Infrastructure is Witnessing Transformational Growth Driven by Rapid EV Penetration

    In 2020 the adoption of Electric Vehicles (EVs) accelerated across the world, particularly in Europe and the US. This growth was driven by heavy incentivization to promote EV sales and boost the overall automotive market. Global EV penetration in 2020 was 4.8%. In Europe it was 9.7%, and in the US, it was 2.3%. This rapid growth has sustained into ...

    $4,950.00
  7. 20 Oct 2021  |  Asia Pacific

    ASEAN Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Growth Opportunities

    The Transformative Mega Trends Driving Energy-efficient and Electrification Technologies in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand

    Major Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) countries rely on internal combustion engine (ICE) passenger vehicles. National incomes and infrastructure development also drive motorcycles’ popularity. Hybrid and electric vehicle penetration only accounted for 0.3%, 1.3%, and 9%, respectively, in the total new passenger vehicle sales in Indo...

    $2,450.00
  8. 07 Sep 2021  |  Global

    Fuel Cell—Hydrogen Policy and Regulations by Key Countries

    Hydrogen Economy is Fast Becoming a Transformative Mega Trend, with Policies Across the Globe Offering Growth Potential for Technology and Consumption of Renewable Energy and Low-carbon Hydrogen

    The Paris Accord of 2015 is a major landmark for global climate action and move toward a zero-carbon society. Understandably, this has led to a vast interest in renewable power across the globe. However, this alone is not enough to decarbonize the global community. Hydrogen is fast becoming a key component in the transition from a petroleum econ...

    $2,450.00
  9. COVID-19s impact on the electric vehicles (EVs) market has been limited since EV development has been incorporated into every leading OEMs long-term growth strategy. The main challenges to mass EV adoption relate to battery costs, battery chemistries, charging times, and charging infrastructure. These are being addressed by stakeholders across the ...

    $2,450.00
  10. 16 Aug 2021  |  Asia Pacific

    South Korean Electric Vehicle Growth Opportunities

    Technology Strategy of South Korea will Transform it into a Leader with Global Influence

    Automotive industry is rapidly evolving in terms of technology as well as tackling environmental issues. Electric vehicles (EVs) have been introduced as a clean energy initiative due to low or zero emissions and have come a long way to become an integral part of OEMs’ business strategies. Automakers are creating separate EV business units to...

    $4,950.00