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IA-HEV Outlook for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

The IA-HEV Outlook presents the view of a group of hybrid and electric vehicle experts (IA-HEV) collaborating under the framework of the International Energy Agency (IEA). The participants in the Agreement are governmental bodies and research institutes that are appointed by their governments in the eighteen member countries.


The annual Outlook is a synthesis of inputs of IA-HEV member country delegates. Views, findings, and publications of the Implementing Agreement for co-operation on Hybrid and Electric Technologies and Programmes (IA-HEV) do not necessarily represent the views or policies of the International Energy Agency (IEA) Secretariat or of its individual member countries.

2013: Success factors for hybrid and electric vehicle deployment - NEW for 2013
The outlook for 2013 into 2014 examines the factors that need to be in place for hybrid and electric vehicles (EVs) to succeed in becoming a significant part of the transportation system. An overview of financial incentives for electric mobility available in IA-HEV member countries is included.

2011: Matching electric vehicle deployment and charging infrastructure
The need for stakeholders to install EV charging infrastructure to support the anticipated growth in EVs is described. There are also challenges in ensuring that the charging infrastructure is deployed in a way that meets EV drivers' needs.

2010: Factors influencing electric vehicle deployment in an uncertain economy
Governmental measures that can support EV sales as well as other factors that impact hybrid and EV deployment are described.

2009: Factors impacting the hybrid and electric vehicle market during 2008

2008: Factors impacting the hybrid and electric vehicle market during 2007