US Hybrid and Electric Cars market report
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For the purposes of this Report, Mintel has used the following definitions:
Internal combustion engine (ICE) – a traditional combustion engine that typically uses gasoline or diesel for fuel and is the most common type of drive train in vehicles today
Alternative energy vehicle (AEV) – a vehicle that does not use an internal combustion engine as its sole power source. AEV is a catchall term that includes mild hybrids, plug-in hybrids, battery electric vehicles, and fuel cell vehicles
Mild hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) – a vehicle that uses both an internal combustion engine and a battery powered engine and does not need to plug-in to charge
Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) – a vehicle that uses both an internal combustion engine and a battery powered engine that can be plugged in to charge
Battery electric vehicle (EV) – a vehicle that only uses a battery powered engine for the vehicle’s drive train Fuel cell vehicle (FCV) – a vehicle that uses a fuel cell powered by compressed hydrogen
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Written by Buddy Lo, a leading analyst in the Automotive sector, his extensive knowledge delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight current trends and add expert context to the numbers.
Despite increasing tax credits, the number of alternative energy vehicles sold have remained a minimal fraction of the total new car market, but attitudes seem to be shifting as governments across the globe announce plans to phase out traditional internal combustion engines. Car owners and shoppers seeking to reduce their spending at the gas station or are environmentally conscious have had an increasing number of hybrid and electric vehicle models to choose from in recent years, with even more planned for production in the next few years.
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