Bloomberg NEF forecasts falling battery prices enabling surge in wind and solar to 50% of global generation by 2050

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The levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) from new PV plants is forecast to fall a further 71% by 2050, while that for onshore wind drops by a further 58%. BNEF forecasts the role of gas in the generation mix will evolve, with gas-fired power stations increasingly built and used to provide back-up for renewables rather than to produce base-load, or round-the-clock, electricity. Batteries Coal Emissions Forecasts Power Generation Solar Wind

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BNEF forecasts EVs to hit 54% of new car sales by 2040; decreasing importance of PHEVs

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Electric vehicles will make up the majority of new car sales worldwide by 2040, and account for 33% of all the light-duty vehicles on the road, according to a new forecast published by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Electric (Battery) Forecasts Plug-ins Sales

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Honeywell Transportation Systems Forecast: turbocharged vehicles to account for 48% of annual global sales by 2021; electric boosting emerges

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Honeywell’s Transportation Systems Forecast projects that turbocharged vehicles will acount for 48% of annual global sales by 2021, up 9 percentage points from 2016. 48V Engines Forecasts Fuel Efficiency Hybrids Sales

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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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EIA forecasts US crude oil production rate to break record high in 2018 and again in 2019; 10.3 and 10.8 million b/d

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In its latest edition of the Short-Term Energy Outlook , the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts that US crude oil production will average 10.3 EIA also forecasts that 2019 crude oil production will rise further to an average of 10.8 million b/d of the forecast 1.2 Other regional forecasts are: Production from the Eagle Ford region is expected to be between 1.2 Gulf of Mexico production is forecast to average 1.7 Forecasts Fuels Oil

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BNEF forecasts EVs to be 35% of global new car sales by 2040; cost of ownership below conventional-fuel vehicles by 2025

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A new study by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) forecasts that sales of electric vehicles will hit 41 million by 2040, representing 35% of new light duty vehicle sales worldwide. BNEF will discuss its EV forecast in detail at its upcoming annual BNEF Summit in New York in April.

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Navigant Research forecasts battery-electric to be leading type of electric powertrain for buses through 2026

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In a new report, “ Medium and Heavy Duty Buses with Hybrid, Plug-In Hybrid, Battery Electric, and Fuel Cell Powertrains: Global Market Analysis and Forecasts ”, Navigant Research forecasts that the battery EV (BEV) will be the leading type of electric powertrain for buses through 2026.

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Juniper forecasts HEV & EV sales to total 17M by 2020; Tesla ranked leading EV manufacturer

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A new study from Juniper Research forecasts that nearly 17 million hybrid and electric vehicles will be on the road by 2020, up from an estimated 12 million last year. Electric (Battery) Forecasts Hybrids Plug-ins Vehicle Manufacturers

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Navigant forecasts global annual sales of LDVs of 122.6M by 2035, up 38% from 2015

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In a new report, Navigant Research forecasts global annual sales of light duty vehicles will reach 122.6 Navigant expects sales of conventional internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles will fall significantly over the forecast period, experiencing a CAGR of -6.6%.

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Navigant forecasts global road transportation energy consumption to increase 25% by 2035; 84% from conventional fuels

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In a new report ( Transportation Forecast: Global Fuel Consumption ), Navigant Research forecasts total road transportation energy consumption will grow from 81.1 gasoline and diesel) represent the bulk of energy consumption throughout the forecast period.

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Navigant forecasts modest global annual sales growth of e-bicycles, reaching 40.3M units in 2023

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In a new report , Navigant Research forecasts that global annual sales of e-bicycles will grow modestly from 31.7 Navigant forecasts faster growth for North America, Western Europe, and Latin America (6.8%, 12.3%, and 9.5% China Electric (Battery) Forecasts Personal Transit

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Navigant forecasts global light duty electrified vehicle sales to exceed 6.0M in 2024; PEVs to account for roughly half

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In a new report, Electric Vehicle Market Forecasts , Navigant research projects that under its base scenario, global sales of light duty electrified vehicles (i.e., Under a conservative scenario, Navigant forecasts more than 5.8 Electric Vehicle Market Forecasts”.

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Navigant forecasts transportation demand for hydrogen to accelerate Power-to-Gas growth

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Navigant Research forecasts that the transportation segment, with hydrogen demand as a catalyst, will jump-start power-to-gas (P2G) demand and further drive down electrolyzer and other infrastructure costs.

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Scotiabank forecasts 4% growth in global auto market in 2015 to 74M units, led by China

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2015 forecast share by region. In its latest Global Auto Report , Scotiabank forecasts record global car sales in 2015, with the total market advancing 4% over 2014, reaching more than 74 million units. Under the forecast, China will thus represent 26% of global auto sales in 2015.

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Advanced high-strength steel growth in automotive use exceeds forecast

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Over the past three years, the amount of advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) used each year in automotive applications has been 10% higher than forecasted by Ducker Worldwide, the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) announced.

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Honeywell Global Turbo Forecast projects 49M turbocharged vehicle sales, $12B revenue per year by 2019

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The automotive turbocharging industry will generate $12 billion in revenue by equipping 49 million vehicles with turbochargers annually by 2019, according to Honeywell Turbo Technologies’ 2014 Global Turbo Forecast. Engines Forecasts Fuel Efficiency Vehicle Systems

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Lux forecasts global driver assist market to grow to $102B market by 2030

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Autonomous driving Driver Assistance Systems Forecasts In a new research report, “ The $102 Billion Opportunity in Partial Automation for Cars ”, Lux Research calculates that the revenue opportunity from advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) features will grow from $2.4

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GKN Driveline China JV expanding for eDrive systems; forecasting up to 1M eDrive units/year by 2025

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China will become a major global production hub for GKN’s electric drivelines and GKN forecasts its JV partner could be manufacturing 1 million eDrive units per year by 2025.

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International Energy Agency forecasts 125 million electric cars on road by 2030

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The International Energy Agency, an advisory council to energy-consuming countries, released a new report forecasting that by 2030, the world will have 125 million electric cars on the road. That would amount to 10 to 12 percent of the world's cars running on electricity in a little over a decade. The report, publicized by CNBC, says that while

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Another day, another positive electric-car adoption rate forecast

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While the fossil-fuel industry is notably skeptical of the long-term prospects of electric cars, a growing number of studies and forecasts predict the adoption rate will grow rapidly in the coming decades. If only success could be guaranteed by positive predictions. Electric cars still face numerous challenges, but analyses from a variety of. sales New car sales plug-in cars

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Navigant forecasts global annual natural gas vehicle sales to reach 3.9M in 2025, up 62.5% from 2015

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In its new Natural Gas Vehicles report, Navigant Research forecasts that global annual NGV sales—light-, medium- and heavy-duty—will grow 62.5% Navigant forecasts that the number of light-duty NGVs on the world’s roads will double by 2025 to 39.6

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IHS Automotive forecasts global production of plug-in vehicles to rise by 67% this year

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Global electric vehicle production forecast for 2014. Electric (Battery) Forecasts Hybrids Manufacturing Plug-ins Source: IHS Automotive. Click to enlarge.

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Efficient Drivetrains raises initial $7.5M in Series C; forecasting $15M

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The Series C round, forecasted at $15 million is expected to close in Q4 2016, subject to final agreements. Efficient Drivetrains has closed initial funds in its Series C financing round, highlighted by an initial infusion of $7.85 million in new capital, led by new investor H&Q Asia Pacific, in conjunction with Jiaxing Daxin Investment Partnership.

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Technavio forecasts 45% CAGR in automotive fuel cell market through 2019

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The US is expected to provide maximum unit shipments during the forecast period. Forecasts Fuel Cells HydrogenThe global fuel cell market in the automotive industry is set to grow at a rapid CAGR of more than 45% (in terms of unit shipments) through 2019, according to a new report by global technology research and advisory company Technavio.

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Navigant now forecasting slower growth for 48V systems

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In January 2014, Navigant Research forecast a slow start through the end of this decade but then a quick ramp from 2020 to 2023 for light-duty vehicles with 48V electrical subsystems, with sales reaching nearly 13.5 2014 forecast. 2015 forecast.

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Navigant forecasts 40% of new vehicles in 2030 will have some form of autonomous driving capability; 75% by 2035

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In a new research report (“ Autonomous Vehicles ”), Navigant Research forecasts that by 2030, about 40% of new vehicles sold will have some form of autonomous driving capability installed. Navigant Research forecasts that 94.7

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Navigant forecasts annual plug-in electric vehicle sales in N America to exceed 1.1M by 2024

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In a new report, Navigant Research forecasts that North American plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) sales will exceed 1.1 The report, Electric Vehicle Geographic Forecasts , provides data and forecasts for LD PEV sales in North America, including US states, MSAs, and utility service territories and Canadian provinces and cities. Electric (Battery) Forecasts Hybrids Plug-ins Sales

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Navigant Research forecasts new EV global sales of > 346,000 units in 2014; 10 predictions for the year

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in North America between 2014 and 2022, according to data from Navigant Research’s Electric Vehicle Market Forecasts report. Data from Navigant Research’s Electric Vehicle Market Forecasts report shows that by the end of 2014, the United States will have just over 304,000 PEVs on its roads.

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IEE forecasts electric-drive LDVs could constitute between 2 to 12% of US vehicle stock by 2035

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Forecast by LDV scenario (millions). Under its most conservative of scenarios, more than 5 million light-duty electric-drive vehicles will be on the road in the US by 2035, according to a new forecast by IEE , an institue of the Edison Foundation. Source: IEE. Click to enlarge.

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Navigant forecasts global 6% CAGR for biofuels to 2023

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Navigant Research forecasts global biofuels production will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6% between 2013 and 2023, despite slower than expected development of advanced biofuels pathways (such as cellulosic biofuels); an expected expansion in unconventional oil production in key markets such as the United States; and a decline in global investment for biofuels in recent years. over the forecast period. CAGR over the forecast period.

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Forecast: marine hybrid propulsion market to reach $4.5B by 2022

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The research report, titled “ Marine Hybrid Propulsion Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2014 - 2022 ”, signifies that the increasing investment for research and development of marine hybrid propulsion systems by shipping companies is fueling the growth of the marine hybrid propulsion market to a significant extent. This segment is expected to maintain its dominance over the forecast period.

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IHS Automotive forecasts 88.6M unit global light vehicle market in 2015; 2.4% growth

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IHS Automotive forecasts global automotive sales for 2015 to reach 88.6 For the APAC region in 2015, IHS forecasts that China’s economic growth will decelerate further, to 6.5% —Lin Huaibin, manager, China light vehicle sales forecast, IHS Automotive. The IHS Automotive US light vehicle sales forecast for 2015 is 16.9 The Canadian light vehicle sales forecast from IHS Automotive for 2015 stands at 1.88 Forecasts Sales

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Roskill forecasts increasing dependence of Li market on batteries; switch from portable electronics to hybrids

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In a forecast of the Lithium market through 2017, Roskill Information Services estimates that rechargeable batteries will, in the base-case growth scenario, contribute 75% of the growth in forecast lithium demand to 2017, when total demand for lithium is expected to reach slightly more than 238,000t lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE). Combined, this additional capacity totals just under 100,000 tpy LCE, enough to meet forecast demand to 2017.

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Navigant forecasts 29.3% CAGR growth for electric-drive and electric-assisted commercial vehicles to nearly 160K units in 2023

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In a new report , Navigant Research forecasts that global sales of electric drive and electric-assisted medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles (MHDV, Classes 3 to 8) will grow from less than 16,000 in 2014 to nearly 160,000 in 2023, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 29.3%. Navigant expects the highest sales penetration rate for an individual country to be in Japan, with a forecast 21.2% Electric (Battery) Fleets Forecasts Heavy-duty Hybrids Plug-ins

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Navigant Research forecasts plug-ins will be 2.4% of global new vehicle sales by 2023; luxury brands to represent about 50% of that

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Navigant Research forecasts that plug-in EVs (which include plug-in hybrids and battery EVs), will represent 2.4% —“Electric Vehicle Market Forecasts”. Navigant forecasts the global light duty EV market—including conventional hybrids—will surpass 2.7

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Navigant forecasts MHD vehicle market to nearly double by 2035 with declining share of conventional engines; gases win out over electricity

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The number of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles (MHDVs) in use worldwide will nearly double between 2014 and 2035, according to a new forecast report by Navigant Research. —“Transportation Forecast: Medium and Heavy Duty Vehicles”.

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Navigant forecasts plug-in and fuel cell vehicles to be 2.5% of all vehicles in use in 2035; global parc of >2B vehicles

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The company forecasts that annual LDV sales will grow to 126.9 over the forecast period—i.e., —“Transportation Forecast: Light Duty Vehicles”. Electric (Battery) Forecasts Fuel Cells Hybrids Plug-ins In a new report , Navigant Research estimates that nearly 84.1

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Navigant forecasts LD natural gas vehicles to account for 2.8% of global vehicle parc by 2024

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In a new report , Navigant Research forecasts that light-duty natural gas vehicle (LD NGV) sales will grow 119% between 2014 and 2024, culminating in 42.1 Navigant forecasts only 56,251 LD NGV sales in 2014 in North America. Forecasts Natural Gas Cumulative light-duty NGV sales by segment. Source: Navigant. Click to enlarge. million NGVs on the world’s roads and accounting for 2.8% of all vehicles on the roads.

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Pike Research updates xEV forecasts; projects Ford to lead US PEV market, followed by GM

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Pike Research has published an update to its earlier forecasts on xEVs: hybrid (HEVs); plug-in hybrid (PHEVs); and battery electric vehicles (BEVs). As a result of new assumptions, Pike Research has slightly reduced its forecasts for plug-in vehicles (PEVs: PHEVs and BEVs combined) from past forecasts. Highlights of the forecast include: HEVs will be the largest segment of xEVs through the period to 2020, with anticipated sales reaching 2.1

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ABI Research forecasts global mobility as a service revenues to exceed $1 trillion by 2030

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ABI Research forecasts global Mobility as a Service (MaaS) revenues will exceed $1 trillion by 2030. Bicycle rental revenues will remain small, according to the forecast. MaaS provides aggregated, single account, on-demand multimodal transportation services in a seamless and convenient way.

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