Boston Consulting Groups Says Hybrids and EVs Will Continue to Gain Market Share

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Despite high costs for batteries, Boston Consulting Group predicts that more and more hybrids and electrics vehicles will be on our roads in the future. BCG conducted in-depth studies into battery costs for EVs and plug-in vehicles. Their findings suggest that a battery pack the size of the one found in the Chevy Volt costs upwards of $16,000

Electric cars will remain ‘too pricey’ over next decade

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The research undertaken by global management consultancy, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), found that without a major technological breakthrough, batteries used in fully electric cars were likely to remain prohibitively expensive. Tags: Electric cars Hybrid cars batteries Boston Consulting Group cost hybrids Electric cars are unlikely to become cheap enough to lead to widespread uptake over the coming decade, a new study concludes.

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Bosch launches eScooter sharing service under new Coup brand

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The storage compartment under the seat fits one helmet and two swappable batteries. The set-up and operation of the sharing platform have taken place in close strategic partnership with BCG Digital Ventures, the corporate venturing subsidiary of the Boston Consulting Group.

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New electric truck company Chanje emerges from stealth; first model out this year

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A 70 kWh liquid-cooled battery can charge at up to 7.2 Bryan Hansel, CEO of Chanje, also announced additions to the executive team: Ian Gardner, President - previously The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Duke Energy, Los Angeles Clean Tech Incubator and others.

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BCG forecasts electrified vehicles to take half of global auto market by 2030; hybrids to dominate

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In a new report (its fourth on electric car adoption) the Boston Consulting Group forecasts that a combination of hybrid and fully electric powertrains will cut the global market share of pure internal combustion engines (ICEs) by about 50% by 2030.

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BCG Report Expects Battery Costs Will Constrain Widespread Market Adoption of Fully Electric Vehicles, Absent a Technology Breakthrough; Forecasts 26% of Major Market New Cars in 2020 To be Hybrid or Electric

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Although lithium-ion cell and pack costs are expected to fall sharply by 2020, they are unlikely to drop enough to support widespread adoption of fully electric vehicles without a major breakthrough in battery technology, according to a new study by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

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BCG report finds advanced biofuels, concentrated solar power, and solar photovoltaic tracking to make significant market impact sooner than commonly assumed

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Advanced biofuels, concentrated solar power (CSP), and solar photovoltaic power (PV) will see accelerating adoption and growth and are on track to change the global energy mix far earlier than is often assumed, according to a new report from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

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A More Detailed Look at a Prismatic Li-ion Cell and Pack Manufacturing Process

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In January, EnerDel hosted a group of journalists at its Indiana facilities and provided a plant tour showcasing its cell manufacturing and pack assembly processes. The lithium-ion version of the THINK vehicle will have 384 cells in its 25 kWh battery pack and a range of more than 100 miles.

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Electric-Car Fans Rally Around the Volt - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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Advocacy groups argue the task force’s assessment is shortsighted and worry that the Volt project may land in the scrap heap as G.M. The group pointed to a B.C.G. Sure, it can handle most commutes on the battery, but who commutes in this?

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