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3. GLOBAL MARKET SCENARIO II-8Market Scenario and Outlook II-8Table 2: Leading Players in the Global EV/HEV Market (2011):Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Toyota, Ford,General Motors and Others (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-8

Table 3: Leading Players in the Global EV/HEV Market (2015F):Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Toyota, Ford,Nissan, General Motors, Honda and Others (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

Table 4: Worldwide Electric Vehicles Market: Percentage Shareof Unit Sales by Vehicle Class - Light Duty and Heavy Duty(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9US, Japan and Western Europe: Leading EV Demand II-9 Europe and Asia: Principal Potential Markets II-9 Asia to Emerge as the Largest Market II-9Fuel Efficiency Upholds Alternative Fuel Technologies II-10Market Trends Over the Years II-10Testing Times for EV Market II-10Global Crisis Spurs Electric Car Development II-11Europe II-11US II-11Japan II-11China II-11Israel II-11Fleet Managers Increasingly Choose Hybrid Vehicles II-12Future Contours of Hybrid Car Industry II-12Gearing Up for the Change in Transportation II-12Table 5: Electric Vehicle Product Attributes (2012):Percentage-wise Ratings as Per Importance to Customers(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13New Initiatives Come to the Fore II-14Nanotechnology-Based Battery Technology Poised to Make an Impact II-14Battery Powered Electric Vehicles: A Slowly Developing Segment II-14Car Markers Embrace Lithium-Ion Battery Technology for HybridVehicles II-15Table 6: Global Leading Electric Battery Makers (2010, 2012 &2018): Percentage Market Share Breakdown for Panasonic JV,Sanyo, GS Yuasa/JV, Nissan NEC, and Others (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-16Vehicle Cost to Remain a Major Impediment to Penetration II-16Commercial Recharging Stations Likely to be a Lackluster Affair II-17EV Charging Equipment Market Gathering Thrust II-17Growing Acceptance of Hybrid EVs among Consumers II-17Hybrids Receive Varied Responses II-18Growing Trend towards Small and Low-Speed Electric Vehicles II-18Micro-Hybrids to Soar to 41 Million Vehicles by 2018 II-19Major Factors Influencing the Market II-19Growing Environmental Concerns II-19Oil Price Uncertainty II-19Increasing Regulations II-19Developments in Battery Technology II-20Market Restraints II-20Safety Concerns: A Major Impediment II-20Performance Predicaments II-20Maintenance Constraints II-20High Manufacturing Costs II-21Under Developed Recharging and New Fuel Infrastructure II-21Rapid Developments in Conventional Vehicles and Other AFVs II-21Impact of EV R&D on Other Sectors II-22High Costs in EV R&D to Affect Research Efforts inConventional Vehicles II-22Impact of EV R&D on Non-Vehicular Applications II-22

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-23EV Types: By Vehicular Class II-23EV Types: By Vehicular Technology II-23Battery Powered Electric Vehicles II-23Operating Characteristics II-23Environmental Benefits II-23Advantages and Disadvantages II-23Advantages II-23Disadvantages II-23Current and Evolving EV Battery Technologies II-24Lead-Acid Batteries II-24Lithium/Polymer Batteries II-24Zinc-Bromine Batteries II-24Nickel-Cadmium Batteries II-24Nickel-Zinc Batteries II-25Nickel-Metal Hydride Batteries II-25Nickel-Iron Batteries II-25Sodium-Sulfur Batteries II-25Redox Batteries II-25Metal-Air Batteries II-25Zinc-Air Batteries II-26Aluminum-Air Batteries II-26High Temperature Lithium Batteries II-26Sodium-Metal Chloride Batteries II-26Lithium Metal Sulfide Batteries II-26Others II-27Hybrid Electric Vehicles II-27Operating Characteristics II-27Propulsion Types II-27Series Hybrid Configuration II-27Parallel Hybrid Configuration II-28Combined Hybrid Configuration II-29Mechanical Hybrid Configuration II-29Segments II-29Charge-Sustaining HEVs II-29Advantages of Charge-Sustaining Configuration vis-à-visCharge-Depleting Configuration II-29Charge-Depleting HEVs II-30Advantages of Charge-Depleting Configuration vis-à-visCharge-Sustaining Configuration II-30Full Hybrid Vehicles II-30Mini Hybrid Vehicles II-30Environmental Benefits II-31Advantages and Disadvantages II-31Advantages II-31Disadvantages II-31R&D Trends in HEV Market II-31Hybrid Car Market Outlook II-32Other HEV Development Trends II-32Vehicle Manufacturers Favor Charge-Sustaining Hybrids II-32Utilities Favor Charge-Depleting Hybrids II-33Automakers Prefer Diesel/Petrol Technologies over Hybrids II-33Regional Trends II-33US: Charge-Sustaining Hybrids Dominate Major Developments II-33 Japan: Developments Reflect Trends in the US II-33 Europe: An Exception II-34Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles II-34Table 7: Worldwide FCEV Market: Projected Market Shares ofVehicle Manufacturers by 2020 for GM, Toyota, Honda, Ford,DCX, Renault/Nissan, Hyundai/Kia, VW, PSA, ROW, Fiat, and BMW(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-34Operating Characteristics II-34Environmental Benefits II-35Advantages and Disadvantages II-35Advantages II-35Major Disadvantage II-35Technologies II-35Proton-Exchange-Membrane Fuel Cells II-35Methanol Fuel Cells II-36Hydrogen Fuel Cells II-36Evolving EV Technologies II-36Flywheels II-36Ultracapacitors II-37Microturbines II-37Pulse Power Batteries II-38

5. ENVIRONMENTAL AND REGULATORY SCENARIO II-39Environmental Issues II-39Environmental Impact of ICEVs II-39The Ensuing Health Problems II-39Electric Vehicles and Environmental Issues II-39Regulatory and Other Factors II-40Introduction II-40Regulatory Requirements II-40

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