Dr James Edmondson is a Technology Analyst at IDTechEx. He studied for his BSc MPhys in Physics at the University of Warwick, then went on to study for his MSc PhD in Analytical Science also at the University of Warwick. At IDTechEx, James has focused on the electric vehicle market with reports on thermal management and materials for electric vehicles. In addition, James has carried out bespoke consulting projects relating to the materials and technologies used in electric vehicles.
COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the global automotive industry, deepening the 2019 decline which began with a slowdown of sales from China. However, this downturn may present a perfect opportunity for the adoption of electric vehicles in a post COVID recovery of the industry. This presentation will cover the effects of COVID-19 on the electric vehicle market and how we expect the recovery to progress. In addition, the total cost of ownership along with competition from fuel cells is addressed and a look at some of the major players who have benefitted from the adoption of electric vehicles will be considered. Content presented is part of IDTechEx’s extensive, analyst-driven portfolio of primary research within the electric vehicle sector; more information can be found at www.IDTechEx.com/EV.