Reportbuyer.com has published a new market research report: The Asian Hybrid, EV and Battery Report. This report examines the current and future strategies of Asian hybrid and EV battery OEMs, looking at their attitudes towards electric vehicles and hybrids, and a look at their future models. The report also looks at the issue of overcapacity in the battery sector, taking a look at the major players and where they are placed in the market.
Japanese automakers reported record hybrid and battery-electric vehicle sales in 2012 while claiming an estimated 87 percent of global demand in the segments. Although their share fell slightly from 2011 levels, sales nearly doubled to 1.5 million units. Global demand rose to 1.8 million units, nearly 95 percent of which were conventional two-motor and one-motor hybrids.