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"In response to increasing demand of renewable energy powered vehicles that lowers the total cost of ownership, electrical vehicle is the solution provided by automobile industry."
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That's the reason why Transparency Market Research says that the plug-in hybrid vehicle segment is nearing the point of exploding in a positive way.
According to the market research report:
"Electric vehicles represent a quantum shift in traditional transportation system."
This quantum shift is catching on though. Transparency Market Research predicts this:
"This industry is expected to grow at CAGR of more than 18% over the period of 2012-2018. Among all the major segments, plug-in HEVs segment of electrical vehicles industry will experience the maximum growth, registering a CAGR of more than 80% followed by the hybrid electric vehicles segment with a CAGR of 19% during 2012-2018."
80%. Now that's some serious growth.
Source: Transparency Market Research