Hybrid & Electric Vehicles: United States

This report forecasts US hybrid and electric vehicle (H/EV) demand and production in units to 2018. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of full hybrid, micro/mild hybrid, plug-in hybrid, battery electric, and fuel cell electric. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: light vehicles, and medium- and heavy-duty (MD/HD) trucks and buses.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided at five-year intervals for 2003, 2008, and 2013; production and the various demand segments are reported for 2008 and 2013. An Industry Overview section defines products and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and provides pertinent background on global demand, research and product development, and environmental and regulatory factors.

A Demand Forecasts section assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and market segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 26-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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