Electric Vehicle Battery Global Market Report 2023: Increasing Demand for Battery Swappable Stations Bolsters Growth
Dublin, Feb. 24, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Electric Vehicle Battery Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Competition, Opportunity, and Forecast, 2017-2027 Segmented By Vehicle Type, By Propulsion Type, By Battery Type, By Battery Capacity, By Demand Category, By Region" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
Rechargeable batteries are used to power the electric motors in electric vehicles. Electric car batteries are distinguished by their comparatively high specific energy, power-to-weight ratio, and energy density. Owing to their high energy density in relation to their weight, lithium-ion batteries are the most popular battery type in present electric vehicles.
Lead-acid, nickel-cadmium, nickel-metal hydride, and sodium nickel chloride batteries are further types of rechargeable batteries used in electric vehicles. Lithium-ion battery development has accelerated growth during the past few years. While lithium-ion batteries have predominantly been utilized in battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), majority of hybrid electric vehicles use nickel hybrid batteries.
In the late 1940s, auto industry started mass production of vehicles. With high-density lithium-ion batteries that power electric vehicles, the automobile is once again rearranging traditional supply chains and establishing a new industrial chain. Furthermore, owing to increasing sales of electric vehicles, demand for battery swappable station is expected to rise, which in turn is expected to drive global electric vehicle battery market in upcoming years across all regions.
During Covid-19 pandemic, restrictions were imposed on the import-export activities around the world which impacted several businesses, notably the automobile industry. The International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA) estimates that worldwide vehicle manufacturing fell by 13% in 2021, compared to 2019.
However, increasing worldwide concerns regarding climate change and increasing pollution levels created a significant demand for electric vehicles. The electric vehicle battery market is largely driven by increasing sales of zero emission vehicles, decrease in cost of battery pack due to innovation in technology. To reach region's zero emission goal, electric car sales have increased significantly across Europe. The United States shows steadiness toward the adoption of electric vehicles.
In 2021, China produced 159% more electric vehicles in 2021 than in the previous year. Moreover, global electric vehicle battery market is also boosted by battery swap stations across all regions, with China leading with 1300 battery swap stations at the end of 2021, and it is expected to show a similar trend during the forecast period.
Rise in Adoption of Electric Vehicles
In 2021, global sales of electric vehicles doubled. A lot of governments are prioritizing the transition to clean mobility as well as the rapid acceptance and production of electric vehicles, which will reduce their cost. The Asia-Pacific region dominates the industry for electric two-wheelers as many individuals in the region prefer electric two-wheelers for their mobility needs. Additionally, sales of new electric vehicles have increased in China in 2021, with their affordable and high-range models dominating the market, followed by Europe with a focus on zero emissions. In Europe, many nations experienced exponential growth in the sale of electric vehicles in 2021. Germany, for example, saw an increase in electric car sales of more than 80% as compared to 2020.
Increasing demand for Battery Swappable Stations
Battery swapping is an alternative method to recharge drained batteries with fully charged batteries. The greatest barrier to the widespread adoption of electric vehicles is their lengthy charging times. Swap stations are being established everywhere due to the upsurge in demand. Additionally, there are factors that limit its development, including manufacturers' resistance to standardizing battery access, safety issues and concern over integration of old batteries into systems, and the infrastructure needed for battery stations.
However, with increasing demand and a shift in consumer perceptions toward electric vehicles, the market for electric vehicle batteries is expected to grow in the future years.
Increasing Popularity of Lithium-ion Batteries
As more nations switch to using electric vehicles instead of internal combustion engines (ICE), the demand for electric vehicle battery keeps rising. The cost of a battery is equivalent to 70-80% of overall cost of vehicle, making it one of the main components in electric vehicles. Lithium-ion batteries have high energy-to-weight ratios, high open circuit voltage, low self-discharge rate, no memory effect, and a slow loss of charge when not in use. Thus, it is expected that lithium-ion batteries segment will maintain its dominance in electric vehicle battery market.
In this report, global electric vehicle battery market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:
Electric Vehicle Battery Market, By Vehicle Type:
Light Commercial Vehicle
Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle
Electric Vehicle Battery Market, By Propulsion Type:
Electric Vehicle Battery Market, By Battery Type:
Electric Vehicle Battery Market, By Battery Capacity:
< 51 KWh
Electric Vehicle Battery Market, By Demand Category:
Electric Vehicle Battery Market, By Region:
A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes
Robert Bosch GmbH
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd.
GS Yuasa Energy Co. Ltd.
BYD Co. Ltd.
LG Chem Energy Solutions
Samsung SDI Co. Ltd.
SK innovation Co. Ltd.
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