The Alternative-Fuel Car and Automobile Manufacturing industry in China has developed strongly in the past five years due to large government subsidies and favorable policies that have resulted in improving vehicle performances, increasing numbers of charging facilities, and changing attitudes toward environment protection. Industry revenue is expected to total $2.61 billion in 2017, up 16.9% from 2016, with an annualized rate of 119.6% over the past five years. Industry profit is relatively high, averaging 10.4% of industry revenue in 2017. Profitability has been stimulated by high levels of automation as well as government subsidies that have reduced costs for key parts and accessories.Industry exports are very limited, about $95.7 million, and down 73.4% from 2016...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$26bn
Annual Growth 12-17
119.6%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
53,200
Businesses
213

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Currently, industry activity is concentrated in the Middle South China, North China and East China regions, where the major players are located. Guangdong province is the largest contributor to total industry revenue, accounting for about 23.5% of industry revenue in 2017, with 10.9% of enterprises and 16.8% of industry employment. The largest manufacturer in the industry, BYD Company Limited, is located in Shenzhen city. Many companies congregate here as it is one of the traditional automobile production bases. Beijing is another important manufacturing base of alternative-energy vehicles in the country, contributing 15.5% to industry revenue with 6.6% of enterprises and 11.1% of industry employment. The second largest player in the industry BAIC is located in Beijing. ...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Alternative-Fuel Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Alternative-Fuel Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry are

  • Automation - reduces costs, particularly those associated with labor
  • Establishment of brand names
  • Development of new products
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Domestic Support Policies and Subsidies in the Alternative-Fuel Car & Automobile Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Alternative-Fuel Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in the Alternative-Fuel Car and Automobile Manufacturing industry in China mainly produce battery-powered electric vehicles (BEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) for passenger and commercial use.

    Industry Products
  • Battery-powered electric passenger vehicles (BEVs)
  • Plug-in hybrid electric passenger vehicles (PHEVs)
  • Battery-powered electric commercial vehicles
  • Plug-in hybrid electric commercial vehicles
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing battery electric vehicles (BEVs)
  • Manufacturing plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs)
  • Manufacturing fuel-cell vehicles (FCVs)
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Domestic Support Policies
  • Subsidies
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Petroleum - Gasoline (Retail)
  • Service Prices - Electricity
  • Per Capita Disposable Income
  • SOCIAL CHANGES AND ATTITUDES

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Alternative-Fuel Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Alternative-Fuel Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Bus Transportation
  • Taxi Transportation
  • Auto & Parts Wholesaling
  • Car Dealers
  • Car Rentals

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Auto Parts Manufacturing
  • Automobile Body and Trailer Manufacturing
  • Battery Manufacturing
  • Electric Motor Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Battery-powered electric passenger vehicles (BEVs)
  • Plug-in hybrid electric passenger vehicles (PHEVs)
  • Battery-powered electric commercial vehicles
  • Plug-in hybrid electric commercial vehicles
  • Chart: Alternative-Fuel Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Income levels
  • Charging facilities
  • Product innovation
  • Running costs
  • Awareness of environmental protection
  • Automobile financing
  • After-sales services

  • Major Markets
  • Households
  • Taxi companies
  • Car rental companies
  • Bus companies
  • Other
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Alternative-Fuel Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Labor
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Alternative-Fuel Car & Automobile Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Diversified produce lines
  • Product performance
  • Price
  • Brand
  • Marketing and advertising
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Alternative-Fuel Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    BYD Company Limited, Beijing Automotive Group Co., Ltd, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. Ltd., Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (Group), Zotye Automobile Co. Ltd.,
  • Table: BYD Company Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Beijing Automotive Group Co., Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (Group) - financial performance
  • Table: Zotye Automobile Co. Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Alternative-Fuel Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Alternative-Fuel Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)
  • Output (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Alternative-Energy Vehicle
  • Also known as a new energy vehicle (NEV), it is powered by electricity instead of fuel.
  • Battery-Powered Electric Vehicle (Pev)
  • Uses chemical energy stored in rechargeable battery backs. BEVs use electric motors and motor controllers for propulsion.
  • Fuel Cell Vehicle (Fcv)
  • Uses a fuel cell instead of a battery or in combination with a battery or supercapacitor to power its on-board electric motor. 
  • Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (Phev)
  • Can be recharged from an external source of electricity that is stored in rechargeable battery packs
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