Asia accounts for nearly one-third of all the land area on Earth and has the largest population of any continent. It also has a disproportionate number of cities afflicted with air pollution: 93 of the top 100 most polluted cities are found in Asia. Notably, the region also has sizeable reserves of nickel and lithium, key materials in electric vehicle (EV) batteries. Widespread adoption of electric mobility could open up lucrative business opportunities and tackle pressing environmental concerns, but what are the chances of realising that any time soon?
In this report:
- Executive summary
- What’s shaping Asia’s EV outlook?
- China’s heavy-duty FCEV leadership is a “long-term” play
- Could India become an electric micromobility powerhouse?
- Indonesian e-mobility depends on affordable two-wheelers
- Is Vietnamese e-mobility on the cusp of a “boom”?
- Could Japan’s continued hybrid focus prove a costly mistake?
- Asian nations pivotal to sustainable, electric future
‘Special report: Asia’s electric vehicle market’ presents insight from:
- Eurasian Resources Group
- Maka Motors
- Mercator Institute for China Studies
- Sino Auto Insights
- Tata Elxsi