Insight

An inflection point in electric vehicles

July 2018
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AlixPartners’ Automotive Electrification Index measures the progress of companies and countries in the march toward electrification of cars and light trucks.

At a glance

  • Every industrialized country is seeing significantly increased interest in electric vehicles; Carmakers and their suppliers have announced plans for billions of dollars in e-car investment by 2023.
  • China continues to lead in sales rankings—it already accounts for well over half of the e-kilometers sold worldwide.
  • A greater number of new e-models were launched in 2017 than ever before, and that acceleration is expected to continue.
  • Tesla’s head start in driving electrification is diminishing as Chinese competitors start to close the gap.

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