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Bosch, Mitsubishi, GS Yuasa to Develop Li-ion Batteries

Bosch, Mitsubishi and GS Yuasa have agreed to work together to develop lithium-ion (li-ion) batteries. The companies plan to use advanced cell management and progress in electrochemistry and materials to significantly increase energy content. This will reduce weight and space requirements, and increase the range of electric vehicles. The three … Read more »

Global Transportation Li-ion Battery Market to ‘Reach $22bn in 2020’

Global Transportation Li-ion Battery Market to ‘Reach $22bn in 2020’

The global market for lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries in light duty vehicles will grow from $1.6 billion in 2012 to almost $22 billion in 2020, according to a Pike Research report. The free report, Electric Vehicle Batteries, says the Asia Pacific region will continue to lead the global Li-ion battery … Read more »

ChargePoint, Ecotality Form EV Interoperability Company

Electric vehicle charging companies ChargePoint and Ecotality have formed a new company, Collaboratev, that they say will make it easier for drivers to access EV charging stations on any network. Collaboratev will enable charging network interoperability, exchange session data and allow financial billing reconciliation services among EV charging networks. The … Read more »

VW to Reduce CO2 Emissions to 95 g/km by 2020

The Volkswagen Group has said it will reduce the CO2 emissions of its European new car fleet to 95 grams per kilometer by 2020. The automaker says it’s the first to commit to this target. Previously, Volkswagen had set a target of reducing the CO2 emissions of its European new … Read more »

ChargePoint, DBT ‘Leaders’ in EV Equipment

ChargePoint, DBT ‘Leaders’ in EV Equipment

ChargePoint (formerly Coulomb Technologies) and DBT lead the electric vehicle supply equipment market, according to a Pike Research report. Pike Pulse Report: Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment says these companies have secured a large market share, operate in a range of critical geographic markets and offer a wide range of products. … Read more »

EV Makers ‘to Exit in 2013’

EV Makers ‘to Exit in 2013’

Capital will shift from electric vehicles to battery components in 2013, forcing some EV companies to exit the market or be acquired, according to a new white paper by Pike Research. Pike says the emphasis will be on components rather than complete battery packs, and chemical conglomerates such as Dow Energy Materials … Read more »

Hybrid, EV Sales ‘Up 73%’ in 2012, Mintel Says

Hybrid and electric car sales are up 73 percent over last year, with about 440,000 hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electrics sold thus far this year, representing 3.3 percent of all vehicles sold in 2012, according to a Mintel report. According to Hybrid and Electric Cars – US – November 2012, … Read more »

Chevrolet, Renault Strongest in Plug-in EV Market, Study Says

Chevrolet, Renault Strongest in Plug-in EV Market, Study Says

Chevrolet and Renault lead automakers in the plug-in electric vehicle market due to strong strategy and execution, according to a Pike Research report evaluating 16 leading manufacturers. The “Pike Pulse Report: Plug-In Electric Vehicles” rates companies on 12 criteria for strategy and execution, including vision, go-to market strategy, partners, product … Read more »

Volkswagen ‘Leads Clean Diesel Market’

Volkswagen ‘Leads Clean Diesel Market’

Volkswagen Group has been named the leading vendor in the clean diesel vehicle market, according to a report by Pike Research. In Pike Pulse Report: Clean Diesel Vehicles in the United States, the German automaker scored highly on both its strategy, which covers company vision, production and geographic reach, and … Read more »

EV Supply Equipment Sales to Hit Almost 2.4 Million Units in 2020

EV Supply Equipment Sales to Hit Almost 2.4 Million Units in 2020

The global electric vehicle supply equipment market will increase from fewer than 200,000 units sold in 2012 to almost 2.4 million in 2020, according to a report from Pike Research. Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment says the past 18 months have seen the plug-in EV transition into full commercialization, resulting in … Read more »

Smart Grid Data Analytics Spending to Total ‘More Than $34bn Through 2020’

Smart Grid Data Analytics Spending to Total ‘More Than $34bn Through 2020’

The worldwide market for smart grid data analytics will grow steadily through 2020, with cumulative worldwide spending from 2012 through 2020 totaling just over $34 billion, according to a report from Pike Research. The report, Smart Grid Data Analytics, says the bulk of this spending will occur in Asia Pacific, … Read more »

The North Face, Wrangler Parent Company To Use Schneider Electric EMS

VF Corporation has announced it will use Schneider Electric’s online energy management and sustainability platform to track energy, water and emissions data across all of its brands including The North Face, Timberland and Wrangler. The software platform, Resource Advisor, is an online tool that provides users access to energy and … Read more »