Up to now, the lithium ion battery market has been predominantly consumer (90% as of today) but new, diversified applications including xEV (Electric Vehicles/Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles/Hybrid Electric Vehicles) are expected to provide the new growth engines.
As a result, the lithium ion market landscape will undergo a profound change, bringing huge increases in demand, profits in the billions of US dollars and competitive upheaval.
This report provides a detailed look at the global lithium ion battery market in all its aspects, including:
The total addressable market and growth rates for xEV applications between 2010 and 2020.
Electric Vehicles/Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles/Hybrid Electric Vehicles demand trends.
Battery technology trends.
Battery materials technology trends.
Battery technology, political and standards risks.
The competitive landscape.
Japanese, Korean and Chinese rivalry.
Producer market shares.
Partnerships and joint ventures.
Profiles of 50 leading foreign and US manufacturers are given, along with 14 figures and 1 table.