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|August 19, 2014 06:03 PM EDT||
LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:
Natural Gas Passenger Cars, Light Duty Pickup Trucks, SUVs, Vans, and Light Commercial Vehicles: Global Market Analysis and Forecasts
Natural gas supplies have increased in many parts of the world during recent years due to new pipelines and hydraulic fracturing. This increase has led to reduced prices for natural gas and the wider geographic availability of vehicle refueling. As a result, interest has been renewed in utilizing natural gas as a transportation fuel to reduce both the use of oil and greenhouse gas emissions.
Momentum in the light duty (LD) natural gas vehicle (NGV) market has been particularly strong in Asia Pacific and North America. The number of LD NGVs on the road is expected to grow dramatically during the next 10 years in the key markets of China, India, Thailand, and the United States. While mature markets like Italy and Ukraine are anticipated to see growth, demand for LD NGVs in European countries will remain relatively uneven from country to country. Navigant Research forecasts that global annual LD NGV sales will grow from 2.3 million vehicles in 2014 to 3.8 million in 2023.
This Navigant Research report analyzes the global market for natural gas passenger cars and light duty trucks, including pickup trucks, SUVs, minivans, and vans. The study provides an analysis of the market issues and drivers associated with LD NGVs, including refueling availability, competing alternative drive technology, total cost of ownership, vehicle availability, and government influence. Global market forecasts for vehicle sales, vehicles on the road, and fuel used, broken out by region, segment, and drivetrain, extend through 2023. The report also examines the key technologies related to natural gas storage on vehicles, as well as the major players within the market.
Key Questions Addressed:
Where are the largest markets for natural gas passenger cars and light trucks?How important are the consumer and fleet markets to light duty natural gas vehicle (NGV) sales?What role do government emissions restrictions and purchase incentives play in the NGV market?What types of compressed natural gas (CNG) cylinders are used in natural gas cars and trucks?What technological changes are expected to improve the efficiency of natural gas cars and trucks?How many natural gas refueling stations are available worldwide?How much natural gas will be used by light duty vehicles??Which U.S. states are likely to see the greatest numbers of natural gas cars and trucks?
Who needs this report?
OEM marketing managers and product plannersNGV conversion/upfitter companiesVehicle component suppliersCNG cylinder manufacturerssNatural gas utilitiesFleet manager consultantsGovernment agenciesInvestor community1. Executive Summary1.1 Market Overview1.2 Technical Issues1.3 Key Players1.4 Market Forecasts2. Market Issues2.1 Background2.1.1 Market Definition2.1.2 Passenger Cars2.1.3 LD Trucks2.2 The Manufacturing Process of NGVs2.2.1 Role of OEM-Certified Vehicle Conversion Programs2.3 Competing Technologies2.3.1 Gasoline and Diesel2.3.2 Biofuels2.3.3 Hybrid and Electric Vehicles2.3.4 Propane/Autogas2.3.5 Fuel Cell Vehicles2.4 NG Supply2.4.1 Gas Drilling2.4.2 Pipelines2.4.3 Hydraulic Fracturing2.5 Refueling Availability2.5.1 Refueling Stations2.5.2 Home Refueling Appliances2.6 Government Influence2.6.1 North America2.6.2 Europe2.6.3 Asia Pacific2.6.4 Other Regions3. Market Drivers3.1 Ownership Costs3.1.1 Incremental Costs3.1.2 Fuel Costs3.2 Vehicle Availability3.2.1 North America3.2.2 Europe3.2.3 Asia Pacific3.2.4 Latin America3.2.5 Middle East & Africa4. Technology Issues4.1 Chemical Characteristics of NG4.1.1 CNG4.1.2 Bio-Natural Gas4.2 Vehicle Technology4.2.1 CNG Cylinders4.2.2 Advanced Low-Pressure Storage4.2.3 NG in Direct Injection Engines4.2.4 Future Potential for LNG4.3 CNG Refueling Infrastructure5. Key Industry Players5.1 Key Players5.1.1 Fiat Group Automobiles SPA5.1.2 Ford Motor Co.5.1.3 GM5.1.4 Honda Motor Co., Ltd.5.1.5 IMPCO Technologies5.1.6 Landi Renzo SPA5.1.7 Magneti Marelli SPA5.1.8 Mercedes-Benz5.1.9 Robert Bosch GmbH5.1.10 Suzuki5.1.11 VW5.1.12 Westport Innovations, Inc.184.108.40.206 BAF Technologies (Subsidiary of Westport Innovations)5.2 Industry Players5.2.1 Altech-Eco Corp.5.2.2 BRC Gas Equipment5.2.3 Chrysler Group, LLC5.2.4 Clean Energy Fuels5.2.5 Delphi Automotive LLP5.2.6 Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc.5.2.7 General Electric5.2.8 GNC Galileo5.2.9 Hyundai Motor Group5.2.10 Leggett & Platt Commercial Vehicle Products5.2.11 NatGasCar, LLC5.2.12 Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc.5.2.13 Renault5.2.14 Toyota Motor Corp.5.2.15 Venchurs Vehicle Systems6. Market Forecasts6.1 LD Vehicle Sales Forecasts6.2 Cumulative LD Vehicles on the Roads Forecasts6.3 Refueling Infrastructure Forecasts6.3.1 Home Refueling Appliances in North America6.4 Fuel Consumption by Transportation Forecasts6.5 Conclusions and Recommendations6.5.1 North America6.5.2 Europe6.5.3 Asia Pacific6.5.4 Rest of the World7. Company Directory8. Acronym and Abbreviation List9. Table of Contents10. Table of Charts and Figures11. Scope of Study, Sources and Methodology, Notes
List of Charts and Figures
Cumulative Light Duty NGVs on the Road by Segment, World Markets: 2013-2023Natural Gas Gross Withdrawals, United States: 2007-201115 Global Markets with Lowest Square Miles per NGV Refueling Station: 2013Total Cost of Ownership Comparison between Gasoline and CNG Pickup Trucks, United States:Over 8 YearsEstimated Market Share of CNG Vehicle OEMs, Western Europe: 2013Historical Light Duty NGV Sales by Region, World Markets: 2009-2013Annual Light Duty NGV Sales by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023Consumer and Fleet Share of CNG Vehicle Sales, World Market: 2014-2023Annual Light Duty NGV Sales by Segment, World Markets: 2014-2023Annual Sales of CNG Cylinders Used in Light Duty Vehicles by Segment, World Markets: 2014-2023Cumulative Light Duty Vehicles on the Road by Alternative Drivetrain, World Markets: 2014-2023Cumulative Light Duty NGVs on the Road by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023Cumulative Light Duty NGVs on the Road, Top Five States: 2014-2023Cumulative NGV Refueling Stations by Region, World Markets: 2014-2023Natural Gas Consumed by Vehicles by Segment, World Markets: 2014-2023
List of Tables
Cumulative Light Duty NGVs on the Road by Segment, World Markets: 2013-2023NGVs Available and Conversion Companies, North America: 2009-2015Properties of Natural Gas Compared to Other FuelsFiat SWOT AnalysisFord SWOT AnalysisGM SWOT AnalysisHonda SWOT AnalysisIMPCO SWOT AnalysisLandi Renzo SWOT AnalysisMagneti Marelli SWOT AnalysisMercedes-Benz SWOT AnalysisSuzuki SWOT AnalysisBosch SWOT AnalysisTotal Annual Light Duty NGV Sales by Segment, World Markets: 2013-2023Volkswagen SWOT AnalysisWestport Innovations SWOT AnalysisCNG Refueling Stations, Top 10 States: 2011-2013Corporate Average Fuel Economy Regulations, United States: 2013-2025NGV Incentives by Region, United States: 2013NGV Incentives by Country, Europe: 2013NGVs Available and Conversion Companies, North America: 2009-2015NGVs Available, Western Europe: 2011-2014Estimated Total Cost of Ownership Comparison, United States: 2013Estimated Annual CNG Pickup Vehicle Total Cost of Ownership, United States: Over 8 YearsEstimated Annual Gasoline Pickup Truck Total Cost of Ownership, United States: Over 8 YearsAverage Gasoline Price by Region, World Markets: 2013-2022Average Diesel Price by Region, World Markets: 2013-2022Average CNG Price by Region, World Markets: 2013-2022CNG as a Percentage of Gasoline Prices by Region, World Markets: 2013-2022Gross Domestic Product by Region, World Markets: 2013-2022Properties of Natural Gas Compared to Other FuelsCumulative CNG Refueling Stations by State, United States: 2011-2013Total Annual Light Duty Vehicle Sales by Region, World Markets: 2009-2023Total Annual Light Duty Vehicle Fleet Sales by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023Total Annual NGV Sales by Region, World Markets: 2009-2023Growth Rate of Annual NGV Sales by Region, World Markets: 2010-2023Annual Natural Gas Passenger Car Sales by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023Annual Natural Gas Light Duty Truck/Commercial Vehicle Sales by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023Total Annual Light Duty NGV Sales by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023NGV Sales as a Percentage of Total Light Duty Vehicle Sales by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023Total Annual Light Duty NGV Consumer Sales by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023Total Annual Light Duty NGV Fleet Sales by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023NGV Percentage of Total Light Duty Fleet Sales by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023Annual Light Duty NGV Sales by Segment, North America: 2013-2023Annual Light Duty NGV Sales by Segment, Western Europe: 2013-2023Annual Light Duty NGV Sales by Segment, Eastern Europe: 2013-2023Annual Light Duty NGV Sales by Segment, Asia Pacific: 2013-2023Annual Light Duty NGV Sales by Segment, Latin America: 2013-2023Annual Light Duty NGV Sales by Segment, Middle East & Africa: 2013-2023Cumulative Light Duty Vehicles on the Road by Alternative Drivetrain, World Markets: 2013-2023Cumulative Natural Gas Passenger Cars on the Road by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023Cumulative Light Duty Natural Gas Trucks on the Road by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023Total Light Duty NGVs on the Road by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023Cumulative Light Duty NGVs on the Road by State, United States: 2013-2023Percentage of Light Duty NGVs on the Road by State, United States: 2013-2023Cumulative NGV Refueling Stations by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023Top 25 Markets with Fewest Square Miles per Station: 2013Natural Gas Consumed by Vehicles by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023Percentage of Natural Gas Used in Transportation Consumed by Light Duty Vehicles, World Markets: 2013-2023Annual Sales of CNG Cylinders Used in Passenger Cars by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023Annual Sales of CNG Cylinders Used in Light Duty Trucks by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023Annual Sales of CNG Cylinders Used in Medium Duty/Heavy Duty Trucks and Buses by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023Light Duty Percentage of CNG Cylinders Sales by Region, World Markets: 2013-2023
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