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Report: North American’s EV Market Expected To See 62% Year-On-Year Growth In 2016

The North American plug-in electric vehicle market is expected to experience year-on-year growth of around 62% in 2016 — bringing sales numbers up to around 200,000 — according to a new report from Navigant Research. The new report — Electric Vehicle Geographic Forecasts — also notes that, while electric vehicle (EV) sales in North America to […]

June 30th

Long-Distance Travel Needs For EVs In Top 100 US Metropolitan Areas Could Be Met With Just 408 High-Power DC Charging Stations

Long-distance travel needs for electric vehicles in the top 100 US metropolitan areas could be met with just 408 direct current (DC) fast-charging stations, according to a new report from Navigant Research. The report provides a compressive overview of the locations where DC electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging stations would be best situated in the case […]

June 26th

Navigant Research Report Analyzes Effects Of Demand-Side Policies Incentivizing EVs

The effects of global demand-side polices incentivizing plug-in electric vehicles purchases were examined in a recent report from Navigant Research — one that saw trends in historic sales and market conditions correlated with incentives-based support efforts, among other things. “Despite significant battery cost cuts in the last 5 years, PEVs (plug-in electric vehicles) without subsidies […]

April 19th

Electrifying Transport

I was honored to moderate an excellent panel on the topic of “Electrifying Transport” at the recent Renewable Cities Global Learning Forum in Vancouver, Canada. I’ll write articles about each of the presentations from that panel in the coming days, but to kick things off, below is my presentation, which focuses on the #1 barrier […]

August 24th

Electric Truck & Bus Sales To Boom

Electric truck and bus sales are expected to surge 10-fold between now and 2023, according to a new report from Navigant Research. The report in question predicts that worldwide sales of battery-electric and electric-assisted commercial vehicles will increase from less than 16,000 in 2014 to over 160,000 a year by the year 2023. Overall penetration […]

February 5th

Report: Li-Ion Battery Market Will Reach $24 Billion In 2023

Electric vehicles are becoming big business in very short order, and the market for lithium-ion batteries in particular is primed to explode. The preferred battery chemistry of just about every automaker is based on lithium-ion technology, and by 2023 the market for such batteries could exceed $24 billion. That’s according to Navigant Research, which says […]

3 Reasons To Be Cautious With Navigant’s Non-EV Owner Survey Responses

This study would have been a ton more interesting if the respondents actually had some familiarity with electric vehicles. Since they didn’t, be very cautious of any conclusions you make based on these non-EV owner’s responses about EVs. 3 Reasons Why Navigant’s $26,000 EV Demand Finding Should Be Taken With Half A Grain Of Salt […]

December 5th

Only 22% Of Population Familiar With Tesla Model S!! Only 31% Familiar With Nissan Leaf

Confirming what I postulated last weekend, people are not familiar with electric cars yet. In a survey conducted by Navigant Research, only 31% of respondents were familiar with the highest-selling electric car to date, the Nissan Leaf. Only 22% were familiar with the Tesla Model S, which has gotten a great deal of press coverage […]

November 29th

Electric Motor Revenue To Boom

Obviously, I think electric vehicles will do very well, that electric motors are the future. But I’m not the only one. Read about Navigant Research’s latest electric motor revenue forecast and some critiquing of that in this CleanTechnica repost: Electric Drive Motor Revenue To Surpass $2.8 Billion (Or Much More) Annually By 2020 (via Clean […]

July 11th

Nearly 200,000 Plug-In Electric Vehicles With V2B Technology To Be Sold By 2020

In a recent study by Navigant Research, the market research firm reports that nearly 200,000 plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) equipped with vehicle-to-building (V2B) technology will be sold from 2012 through 2020. (This should be a standard option on all PEVs sold.) The V2B technology allows the energy stored in the PEV batteries to be available to commercial and residential […]

April 8th