Analyst Report: Report: IT Opportunities in Electric Vehicle Management


During the next few years, plug-in hybrid and all electric vehicles will be mass-produced for the first time. The promise of reducing emissions, fuel consumption, and the cost of driving will prompt fleet operators and consumers to purchase more than 800,000 of these vehicles between 2010 and 2015, according to Pike Research’s forecasts.Keeping EVs charged and ready to go will require an infrastructure of equipment for vehicle charging and new IT management system for monitoring, analyzing, and controlling vehicle charging.

This report looks at the opportunities for IT companies to solve a variety of challenges for utilities, automakers, consumers and others in the EV ecosystem. Includes market segment forecasts for customer information management, smart charging management and data analytics.

Table of Contents

  1. Summary
  2. The EV Charging Ecosystem
  3. The IT Challenge
  4. Winners and Losers
  5. About Pike Research
  6. About GigaOM Pro

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