Pike Research: Hybrid, Plug-In Electric Vehicles to Surpass 5% of Total U.S. Vehicle Sales by 2017
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||Pike Research: Hybrid, plug-in electric vehicles to surpass 5% of total U.S. vehicle sales by 2017
Pike Research’s recent report, “Electric Vehicle Market Forecasts”, states that hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) combined will represent 3.1% of worldwide auto sales by 2017. According to the report, HEVs and PEVs will account for 5.1% of total the United States vehicle sales in 2017.
The report analyzes the key market forces playing a role in the electric vehicle market and provides comprehensive lists of expected vehicle launches. The report includes detailed forecasts through 2017 for light duty vehicle sales, as well as retail and fleet sales of hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery electric vehicles, segmented by world region and key countries.
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