Global green vehicle demand will grow rapidly through 2013, driven by government subsidies, technology breakthroughs and erratic oil prices. North America will remain the largest and fastest growing market. Conventional hybrid-electric vehicles will surpass natural gas types to become the most commonly sold.
This study analyzes the 1.8 million unit world green vehicle industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1998, 2003 and 2008, and forecasts for 2013 and 2018 by vehicle type (natural gas, conventional hybrid-electric, electric, plug-in hybrid-electric), world region and for 13 countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 40 industry players, including Toyota, Iran Khodro and Fiat.