The EV Battery Chemistry Monthly Assessment Each analyses the latest in EV and battery market developments and provides our regular assessment of EV battery demand by battery chemistry and vehicle class. Click here to request a sample of this report.
The EV & Battery Quarterly Outlook provides long-term outlooks for EV penetration, battery pack size and chemistry by vehicle class, based on robust and informed methodologies. Click here to request a sample of this report.
Highlights from this month’s assessment include:
- The Biden administration awards a first-of-its-kind loan to Ultium Cells. Worth USD2.5 billion, the loan will support the development of the company’s three battery manufacturing facilities in North America.
- The world’s first commercial GWh sodium-ion production facility has come online. HiNa’s facility will produce its 145Wh/kg sodium-ion cells with the aim to reach 3-5GWh of production in 2023.
- Overall PC & LDV BEV & PHEV sales increased 18% m-o-m in November 2022, bringing YTD sales to just under 9 million units.
Global PC & LDV EV sales reached 8.9 million YTD in November 2022, with 6.5 million BEV sales and 2.4 million PHEV sales. This data is taken from our EV & Battery Monthly Database. If you would like to find out more, click here.
Why do we track EV sales and EV battery demand?
As EV and battery market analysts, we track EV sales across all vehicle classes, cathode and anode chemistry, and battery demand on a monthly basis. Our tracker is used for analysis on the implications for raw material demand, and for the deployment of battery packs so that our members and followers can better understand what is driving global EV sales and battery demand.
Who benefits from understanding EV sales and EV battery demand?
In order to form robust strategies and informed policies, battery manufacturers, OEMs, EV battery technology companies and policy makers need a solid grasp of what EV battery demand looks like from region to region, and from one time period to the next. Anyone operating within the EV supply chain, will benefit from understanding EV battery demand, what is driving it and how it affects the EV market as a whole.
As part of the work involved to produce our EV and battery products, we publish a monthly EV Sales infographic, to offer our members and followers regular insights into how EV sales are developing globally. The infographic provides news highlights, and insights into monthly EV sales by region, top OEMs YTD, top five BEVs sold globally YTD, and global BEV and PHEV share, YTD.
How do we track the EV and battery markets?
Our EV Battery Chemistry Monthly Assessment, and our EV & Battery Quarterly Outlook both contain in-depth analysis into EV battery demand, EV sales and all other key variables that shape the EV and battery markets.
The EV Battery Chemistry Assessment is a weighted average of vehicle battery chemistry across passenger car and light duty vehicle, bus and coach, and medium and heavy duty vehicle sectors. Electric vehicle sales data is collected on a model-by-model basis from automotive associations at country level for both BEV and PHEV vehicles for major markets. This analysis covers a minimum of 90% of total global market sales, and provides a balanced representation of markets with different vehicle characteristics, suppliers and seasonality. Our EV battery demand index is derived from this data.
Our forecasts are based on robust and informed methodologies looking at the interactions between different functions in the supply chain. We track the following variables that impact the forecast: Legislation and incentives, OEM strategy, battery manufacturers’ capital investment and battery chemistry strategy, battery raw material pricing and costs, charging infrastructure investment, electric vehicle cost of ownership and consumer behaviour. For each vehicle model we collect data relating to battery pack size, battery chemistry, cell format, number of cells, and pack supplier in addition to a number of other vehicle metrics
How could our data help you?
Our insight and analysis on the EV market and battery technology advances, allow our clients to be fully up to date on latest developments, and will help inform the ways in which they react and respond to changing market dynamics. Businesses with an interest in the EV supply chain, from battery raw materials suppliers, battery manufacturers, OEMs, to charging infrastructure providers, will find it easier to form considered and forward-thinking strategies when equipped with Rho Motion data and analysis.
Rho Motion’s EV & Battery Market Reports
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