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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25 Mar 2019  |  North America
Over 2.8 Million Electric Vehicles are Likely to be Sold in 2019 With China Being the Leader With 57% Market Share
About 2 million electric vehicles were sold globally out of which 68.7% were battery electric vehicles (BEV) and 31.3% were plugin hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) recording a y-o-y market growth of 57.3%. China retained its market leadership for the 5th consecutive year with a 55.5% share, selling approximately 1.1 million electric vehicles (75% of...
19 Feb 2019  |  North America
Global Analysis of Electric Battery Market and Battery Thermal Management System for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, Forecast to 2025
With Increasing Demand for High-performance xEVs with Higher Capacity Batteries, the Adoption of Battery Thermal Management Systems will be Essential for Ensuring Efficiency and Vehicle Safety
This research focusses on legislative measures taken by governments globally to adopt and implement high-end battery technology, and bring in new business models for private and public sectors to develop battery thermal management systems (BTMS). Private and public sectors have constantly provided investments and funding to OEMs, Tier I suppliers, ...
11 Feb 2019  |  Global
Understanding Consumers’ Perceptions, Expectations, and Willingness to Pay for Residential Battery Energy Storage Solutions is Key to Market Success
The residential battery storage market is being spurred on by feed-in tariff and net metering revisions in residential PV hotspots, subsidies and tax incentives, rapid reductions in lithium-ion battery prices, and rising electricity tariffs. This is resulting in a shift from policy-driven markets for solar power grid trade to self-consumption-drive...
30 Jan 2019  |  North America
Innovative Business Models, Technology Integration and Hyper Personalisation will be the Key Critical Elements for Success in the EV Start-up Ecosystem
The electric mobility space is rapidly evolving owing to the influential impact of the autonomous, connected, electric and shared mobility (ACES) trend. While automakers are electrifying and integrating next-gen technological features, start-ups in this space are creating a competitive difference by identifying white spaces and catering to niche co...
16 Jul 2018  |  Europe
Customers are Aware and Willing to Consider xEVs as their Next Car Purchase
This is an end-consumer survey on the attitude and perception towards diesel, hybrid and electric cars. The aim of this study is to understand consumers’ perceptions and attitude towards gasoline, diesel engines, hybrid and electric cars and further analyse their switching behaviour from diesel to hybrid/electric vehicles. About 2,525 end-consume...
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21 Jun 2018  |  Global
Fully Electric Cars Could Constitute Up to 23% of Sales; Powertrain Modularity to be the Key to a Sustainable Transition
This study outlines the powertrain strategies of BMW AG for the next decade. An analysis of advancements in combustion engine technology, transmission technology, hybrid and electric propulsion strategies, and lightweighting approaches has been included in the research. This study gives a comprehensive picture of the kind of transformation the comp...
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27 Mar 2018  |  North America
More than 1.6 Million EVs are Likely to be Sold Globally
The electric vehicle market reached the 1.2-million sales mark for the first time, with more than 165 models available for sale. China is leading the market with 48% market share followed by Europe with 26%. Solid-state batteries are likely to be the 'game changers' of future battery chemistries, as they render 2.5 times higher density than lithium...
23 Mar 2018  |  North America
Automotive Industry thinks beyond diesel powertrains for the medium term, Strong growth for PHEVs and Advanced Gasoline Combustion Technologies
In 2017, several OEMs made announcements about the future of their powertrains – along the lines of electrification, other powertrain alternatives and the future of diesel. These approaches are driven by the strengthening emission control and fuel economy regulations and advanced testing cycles. OEMs have responded to these measures through diffe...
13 Mar 2018  |  North America
PHEVs to Get DC Fast-charging Features While Ultra-fast DC Charging to Become a Norm in BEVs with Over 0.26 Million DC Fast-charging Stations to be Installed Globally by 2025
Although battery electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids are being touted as a sustainable alternative transportation solution, hindrance of adoption can be attributed towards range anxiety. This coupled with increasing battery efficiency is driving OEM's to introduce long range EV's. Bigger battery packs owning to long range EV's cannot suffice with...
08 Dec 2017  |  North America
Evolving Dynamics in the Luxury EV Space will Push OEMs to Look into Innovative Integration of Services and Experience as a Revenue Stream in the Future
Stringent emission regulations have pushed luxury OEMs to electrify their offerings to adhere to the standards. Although battery electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids are being touted as sustainable alternative transportation solutions, low adoption can be attributed to lack of consumer awareness and common misconceptions about electric range and e...