BlackBerry Confirms It Won''t Launch BB10 Devices In Japan FreedomPop Raises Another $4.3 Million In Funding, Finally Lets Users Share Their Data I would happily ditch the selfie camera for a full-screen phone Canon has sold its last film camera Alcatel’s $100 Android Go phone hits the U.S. next week Is Apple ready to take on Netflix? A beverage company bought — and shuttered — the Poncho weather app Apple''s HomePod is coming to Canada, France and Germany June 18 Apple will add government App Store takedown requests to transparency reports Vevo will shutter apps, in order to focus on YouTube 4 Million Users Strong And Apple Design Award In Hand, Pulse Grabs $9 Million Series A PopBooth: A *Real* Photo Booth For iPhone/iPad From The Postagram Guys Facebook Losing Divvyshot Founder, Photo Lead After Just A Year Behold: Facebook''s Secret Photo Sharing App Exposed: Facebook''s Secret iPhone Photo Sharing App (Which Looks Amazing) While Helping Others Erase $42 Million In Debt, ReadyForZero Raises $4.5 Million Thinking Outside The Browser Box: Why Should Apple Play By Current Internet Rules? Microsoft Fighting To Ensure Google Does Not Gain Patent Leverage, Deterrence At 5 Million Users, It''s Hard Not To View Instagram Through A Rose-Colored Filter The Little Red Dot. Tumblr''s New Messaging System: Another Way To Avoid My Evil Email Inbox The +1 Button Is Like A Button You Push For A Treat — Without The Treat With Neighborhoods And A New Website, SoundTracking Sounds More Like The "Musical Postcard" Apple Just Handed Twitter The Keys To The iOS Kingdom — Here''s Twitter''s Take Lesson Of The Day: Apple Is Not Going To Commit Seppuku Postagram Captures Android And Facebook For More Mobile Photo Postcard Fun "It Just Works." Square Card Reader App Gets Top-Requested Feature: Admin Accounts & Permissions Focused On Europe, Mobile Payments Startup iZettle Gets $31.4M From Greylock, MasterCard & More Square Doubles Users Accepting Credit Cards To 2 Million In Six Months Apple''s Passbook Could Be A Platform, Not Just Another Mobile Payments Rival Square Hires Former Salesforce SVP Sarah Friar As CFO, Now Processes $6 Billion In Annual Payments Drchrono Now Lets Doctors Accept Payments Via Square, View Real-Time Insurance Info On iPad SittingAround Is Giving Babysitters Free Square Readers, Helps Them Find Jobs iZettle, The ''Square Of Europe'', Checks Out Mobile Payments In The UK With 3,000 Free Readers For SMBs Mobile Payments Platform Square Finds A Foothold At Art Fairs And Farmers'' Markets Square Competitor SalesVu Ups Its Game With New Features For Restaurants, Retailers & More Jack Dorsey Talks Square, Twitter, And Instagram-Facebook With Charlie Rose Square Now Processing $5B In Payments Per Year; Volume Up 25 Percent Since March Dorsey Pitching Square At $4B Valuation To Legg Mason, Fidelity And Other Institutional Investors Spotted: A TV Commercial For Payments Company Square Google Buys TxVia, Banks On Better Payment Technology (And 100M Customers) For Google Wallet Card Case Adds More Merchant Discovery, Social Features To iOS And Android; Becomes ''Pay With Square'' Square Competitor? Cashier Live Launches POS App For iPhone Mogul iPad Stand Makes Square An Elegant Option At Point-Of-Sale Trump Press Secretary Sean Spicer may have just tweeted his password Microsoft heads to court to fight Justice Department gag orders All new executive branch .gov domains will ditch HTTP, enforce HTTPS Matt Cutts steps down from Google, steps up at the U.S. Digital Service Alphabet''s Eric Schmidt heads to Trump Tower (again)
Amazon hires Disney SVP Kyle Laughlin as director of Alexa Gadgets
Apple’s battery cases return for the iPhone XS and XR
The Future Of TV Is HTML
This Week On Bullish: Can The Bold Italic Come Back?
Microsoft Drops New Windows 10 Mobile Build, Promises Faster Release Cadence
Cisco Pops 2.5% After Reporting Better-Than-Expected FQ4 Revenue Of $12.84B
Yahoo Sags 4% After Alibaba's Q2 Earnings Disappointment
Microsoft Postpones Ship Date For Its 'Surface Hub' Wall Computer To January
You Can Now Run Windows 10 On Your Mac
Microsoft Drops Another Windows 10 Update
Zulily's Buyout Spike Leaves It Less Valuable Than When It Went Public
Microsoft Launches New Windows 10 Build, Vows To Keep Its Early Access Program Alive


漂流瓶终于彻底拜拜 微信7.0.4新版体验
微信漂流瓶被玩坏了 聊聊漂流瓶里那些事
微信关闭漂流瓶 它曾经满足了我们对世界的好奇
微信暂停漂流瓶功能:对色情内容零容忍
[视频]惠普Chromebook x360 14 G1评测:搭载Chrome OS的商务变形本
特斯拉:北京客户可三年免息融资购车并免费租赁车牌
借贷宝:停止催收百名裸条女大学生 未满23岁将不得借贷
京东白条多地频现盗刷 消费者遭催收公司“逼债”
借款野蛮催收行为将被规范 真是几家欢喜几家愁
为规范网贷催收 上海互金协会发行业倡议书
腾讯解释为什么微信没有夜间模式 真相你相信吗?
一张发行8年的微信唱片:只收录了4首歌曲


For The Electric Vehicles Market, Small Batteries Mean Big Sales

当前位置: 艾金森 > 门户 > 海外资讯

点击量 3
编辑: 1   作者: Techcrunch   时间: 2018/12/5 20:40:21  

For the electric vehicle market, it looks like small is the new big, especially when it comes to batteries. According to a new study by Lux Research, the market forecast for energy storage devices for electronic vehicles is bright. Lux sees the sector's overall growth rising from $13 billion in 2011 to $30 billion by 2016 - a compound annual growth rate of 18 percent.

And what will cause this prodigious (and steady) growth spurt? Well, in spite of the current popularity (in headlines, at least) of plug-ins like the Chevy Volt and the Nissan Leaf, Lux sees big returns in small vehicles. The bulk of growth, the study says, will be driven by "more humble" vehicles, like e-bikes and micro-hybrids.

It also seems that, while many expected battery prices across all-electric and hybrid cars to drop, the decline has been more measured than anticipated. Prices have not yet reached that magic number that would begin to encourage true widespread adoption. As a result, small vehicles will step in to fill the gap, as will the batteries that power them.

For example: Replacement batteries for the currently deployed eBike base, especially in China where eBikes are thriving, plus growth in new sales, will drive the eBike market from $12 billion in 2011 to $24.3 billion in 2016, Lux says. And, as the eBike market transitions from lead acid batteries to lithium-ion technology, demand for lead acid-based storage technology will diminish, as will its lead in the market.

The other significant factor in market growth will be micro-hybrids, which offer an attractive, low-risk way for automakers to improve fuel efficiencies. Because micro-hybrids use regenerative braking applications to improve fuel efficiency, they do not require as much energy storage as their all-electric or hybrid counterparts.

Micros are also much less expensive for automakers to retrofit and don't have nearly the same amount of battery costs as their bigger cousins. As this is such, Lux sees micro-hybrids eclipsing other passenger vehicles in terms of both storage and dollars, growing from 5.1 GWh and $495 million in 2011 to 41 GWh and $3.1 billion by 2016.

So, there you have it. The future is mini. Small electric vehicles will drive battery sales, and eBikes and micro-hybrids will be the ones to capitalize.