Global Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) in Thousand Units and US$ Million by the following End-Use Segments: Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles), and Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles).The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets. The report profiles 85 companies including many key and niche players such as CSB Battery Company Ltd., East Penn Manufacturing Company, Inc., EnerSys, Exide Technologies, Tudor India Limited, Exide Industries Limited, F.I.A.M.M SpA, Akuma, Fujian Quanzhou Dahua Battery Co. Ltd., Furukawa Battery Co. Ltd., GS Yuasa Corporation, Johnson Controls, Inc., Lion Batteries (Wholesale) Pty Ltd., and Panasonic Corp. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1
Rechargeable Batteries - A Review II-1
Table 1: Global Secondary/Rechargeable Battery Market (2011):
Percentage Breakdown by Battery Technology - Lead Acid
Batteries, Lithium ion Batteries and Ni-MH (Hybrid Vehicle)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-1
Lead Acid Batteries: Age-Old Suppliers of Power II-2
Lead Acid Batteries - A Dominant Battery Technology for
Automobiles II-2
Factors Influencing Lead Acid Batteries Market II-3
Trends in End-Use Market II-3
Price II-3
Seasonal Cycle II-3
Quality II-3
Service II-3
Environmental Regulations and Concern II-4
Innovation II-4
Distribution II-4
Factors Affecting Sale of Lead Acid Batteries (On 1-5 Scale) II-4
Impact of the 2007-2009 Recession on the Automotive Industry
in Retrospect II-4
Implications of the Recession on the Lead Acid Batteries Market II-5
Market Posts Recovery in 2010 II-6
Impact of the European Debt Crisis on the Domestic Automotive
Industry: A Review II-6
Outlook II-7
Developing Markets to Lend Traction in the Short to Medium
Term Period II-8
Opportunity Indicators II-8
Table 2: World Production of Passenger Cars: Breakdown of
Production Figures in '000 Units for Years 2013, 2015 &
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

Table 3: World Production of Commercial Vehicles: Breakdown
of Production Figures in '000 Units for Years 2013, 2015 &
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9
Increasing Demand for New Automobiles and Spurt in Auto
Production to Drive Market for Lead Acid Batteries in the OEM
Segment II-9
Automotive Aftermarket - Major Revenue Contributor II-10
Aftermarket Battery Purchase Behavior II-10
New Age Cars to Drive Replacement Demand II-10
Noteworthy Trends, Growth Drivers & Issues II-10
New Age Batteries for New Age Vehicles II-10
Start-Stop Technology in Automobiles to Drive Demand for Lead
Acid Batteries II-11
Valve-Regulated Lead-Acid Batteries Gaining Traction in
Automotive Market II-11
Maintenance-Free Batteries Growing in Demand II-11
Future Technology Plays a Decisive Role II-12
Electric Vehicles - A Lucrative Target Market for Automotive
Batteries II-12
Types of Electric Vehicles II-12
Electric Vehicles: Revival of an Old Concept II-13
Efficient Battery Technology - Key to Success of Electric
Vehicle II-13
Essentials of Battery for EVs II-13
Batteries in the Long Run II-14
Near-Term Batteries II-14
Mid-Term Batteries II-14
Long-Term Batteries II-14
Factors Retarding Growth of Lead Acid Batteries in EV Market II-15
Low Commercialization of EVs - A Serious Cause for Concern II-15
Low Energy Density and Heavy Weight of Lead Acid Batteries II-15
Limited Driving Range and Long Recharge Time II-15
High Replacement Cost II-15
Unimaginable Demand for Lead II-15
Lead Pollution to Rise by Lead Acid Batteries Powered EVs II-15
Lead Acid Battery - Not Giving Up Hope II-16
Advanced Lead Acid Batteries II-16
Chloride Tackles the Problem of Sensing when to Top up Lead
Acid Batteries in EVs II-16
Demand for Lead-Acid Batteries Continue to be Strong in
Micro-Hybrid Segment II-17
Collaborative Effort Augurs Well for Lead Acid Batteries Market II-17
Western Lead-Acid Battery Manufacturers Benefit due to
Temporary Slowdown in Chinese Battery Manufacturing II-17
Leading Players in the Automotive Lead-Acid Batteries Market II-18
Table 4: Leading Players in the Global Lead-Acid Automotive
Batteries Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Volume Sales
by Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18

Table 5: Leading Players in the Global Lead-Acid Automotive
Batteries Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value
Sales by Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-19
Batteries: A Significant Secondary Source of Energy II-19
Applications of Batteries II-19
Consumer Batteries II-19
Automotive Batteries II-19
High-Performance Rechargeable Batteries II-19
Lead Acid Batteries - Definition II-19
A Brief History II-20
The Battery Framework II-20
Kinds of Battery Architecture II-20
How does a Lead Acid Battery Work? II-21
AGM and GEL Technology II-21
Types of Lead Acid Batteries II-21
Flooded Lead Acid Batteries II-21
Sealed Lead Acid Batteries II-21
Applications of Sealed Lead Acid Batteries II-22
Drawbacks II-22
Valve Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA) Batteries II-22
Drawbacks of VRLA Batteries II-22
Pure-Lead Batteries II-22
Categorization of Lead Acid Batteries Based on Construction
and Intended Use II-23
Automotive Starting II-23
Traction II-23
Stationary II-23
Applications of Lead Acid Batteries II-23
Starting Lighting and Ignition II-23
Motive Power II-23
Backup Systems II-24
Portable Tools and Appliances II-24
Electronic and Medical Equipment II-24
Military, Defense and Aerospace Equipment II-24
Reasons Behind Battery Failure II-24
Positive Grid Oxidation II-24
Active Material Cycling Capacity Loss II-24
Separator Deterioration II-25
Water Loss II-25
Factors Controlling Performance of Lead Acid Batteries II-25
Climatic Conditions II-25
Temperature: A Critical Factor II-25
Maintenance of Batteries II-25
Storing II-26
Lead Acid Batteries in the Automotive Sector II-26
Automotive Lead Acid Battery Features II-26
Cold Cranking Rating of Batteries II-26
Cranking Amperes II-26
Reserve Capacity II-27
Components of an Automotive Lead Acid Battery II-27
Active Material II-27
Plates II-27
Grids II-27
Electrolyte II-27
Separators II-27
Cell II-27
Terminals II-27
Container II-28
Cover II-28
Vents II-28
Working of Lead Acid Battery in Gasoline Powered Vehicles II-28
Types of Automotive Lead Acid Batteries II-28
Cranking Batteries II-28
Cycling Batteries II-28
Re-Charging Automotive Lead Acid Batteries II-29
Charging Varies with Battery Types II-29
Trickle Charging II-29
Pulse Charging II-29
Jump Starting II-30
Testing Lead Acid Battery Performance II-30

3. LEAD - THE PRIMARY RAW MATERIAL FOR LEAD ACID BATTERIES II-31
Batteries - Largest End-Use Market for Lead II-31
Worldwide Lead Consumption & Production II-31
Lead Exposures - A Cause For Concern II-31
SLAB Exports Poison Mexican Ecosystem II-31
Lead's Effect on Human System II-32
Survey by the Consumer Product Safety Commission II-32
Lead Toxicity in the Human Nervous System II-32
Correlation Between Lead Exposure & IQ II-32
Sources of Lead Exposure II-33
Airborne II-33
Food & Beverages II-33
Water Distribution System II-33
Lead from Soil and Dust II-33
Occupational Exposures of Lead II-33
Other Sources II-34
Encapsulation - Shield Against Lead Exposures II-34

4. REVIEW OF ALTERNATIVE BATTERY TECHNOLOGIES II-35
Automotive Lead Acid Batteries Losing Market to Alternative
Technologies II-35
Rechargeable Battery Technologies II-35
Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH) Batteries II-35
Nickel-Cadmium (NiCd) Batteries II-35
Nickel-Iron (Ni-Fe) Batteries II-36
Lithium Batteries II-36
Other Lithium Batteries II-36
Sodium-Sulfur Batteries (Na-S) II-36
Zinc-Air Batteries II-36
Aluminum-Air Batteries II-36
Aluminum-Sulphur Batteries II-36
Sodium-Nickel-Chloride Batteries II-37
Power Beat Battery II-37
Fuel Cells: A Clean Solution for Hybrid EVs II-37
Gas Power II-37
Electro Mechanical Storage Devices II-38
Flywheels II-38
Ultracapacitors II-38
Table 6: Comparative Analysis of Select Batteries II-38
Atraverda's Bipolar Substrate Solution II-38
Axion's e3 Supercell Technology II-39

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS AND INNOVATIONS II-40
Johnson Controls Unveils Absorbent Glass Mat Lead-Acid Battery
Line II-40
Leoch Battery Introduces XP Series Batteries II-40
PulseTech Products Launches SolarPulse SP-24-6 for Equipment
and Vehicles II-40
Cabot Introduces PBX51TM Carbon Performance Additive for
Sophisticated Lead-Acid Batteries II-41
Exide Technologies Unveils EXTREME™ Power 1000 II-41
Exide Technologies and North Star Battery Roll Out NorthStar
AGM Battery II-41
Micro Power Launches IronWorks Iron Phosphate Battery II-42

6. PRODUCT INTRODUCTION IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-43
Exide Industries Introduces Eco-Friendly Batteries II-43
Exide Technologies Rolls Out New Industrial Charger Series II-43
Axion Power Develops Modified Lead-Acid Batteries II-43
East Penn to Introduce Automotive Batteries Under Duracell Brand II-43
Exide Technologies Expands Exide® NASCAR® Extreme™ Battery Series II-43
Exide Technologies Introduces Exide® Extreme™ Cycler 200 II-44

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-45
Metair Acquires Stakes in Rombat II-45
Johnson Controls to Establish New Lead-acid Battery Plant II-45
Exide Industries Signs Technical Collaboration and Assistance
Agreements with East Penn Manufacturing II-45
Daihatsu Purchases M-42 Lead-acid Batteries from GS Yuasa for
Idle-stop Vehicles II-45
Yokohama Venture Inks Joint venture Agreement with Bolder
Technologies II-46
GS Yuasa Procures Contract for M-42 Lead-Acid Battery from
Suzuki Motor II-46
Johnson Controls and Pricol Collaborate for Indian Automotive
Market II-46
Johnson Controls Forms Joint Venture with MAC II-47
Johnson Controls to Establish Lead-Acid Battery Recycling Plant II-47
Johnson Controls Takes Over Saft JV II-47
Johnson Controls to Set-up a Mammoth Start-Stop Battery Plant
in Dragon Land II-48
Johnson Controls to Pump Investment in Toledo Battery Facility II-48

8. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-49
Electrotherm India to Take Over Firefly Energy II-49
Johnson Controls to Take Over Stake in Joint Venture with Delkor II-49
Johnson Controls to Construct Lead-Acid Storage Battery Plant
in China II-49
GS Yuasa International to Increase Interest in PT Trimitra
Baterai Prakasa II-50
Leoch International Technology Forms Joint Venture with
Chengdu Shenhua Vehicle Industry II-50
TRC to Acquire Patco Electronics II-50
MTS, Artheon and NorthStar Establish JV II-51
Polypore Inks Agreement with Exide II-51
Axion Power Inks Agreement with Exide Technologies II-51
Exide Technologies Inks Agreement with SRNL II-51
Exide Technologies and Advanced Mobil Form Partnership II-52
Exide Industries to Expand Production Capacity II-52
Amara Raja to Expand Production Capacity II-52
GS Yuasa Siam Commences Production II-52

9. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-53
CSB Battery Company Ltd. (Taiwan) II-53
East Penn Manufacturing Company, Inc (US) II-53
EnerSys (US) II-53
Exide Technologies (US) II-54
Tudor India Limited (India) II-54
Exide Industries Limited (India) II-54
F.I.A.M.M SpA (Italy) II-55
Akuma (Czech Republic) II-55
Fujian Quanzhou Dahua Battery Co. Ltd. (China) II-55
Furukawa Battery Co. Ltd. (Japan) II-55
GS Yuasa Corporation (Japan) II-56
Johnson Controls, Inc. (US) II-56
Lion Batteries (Wholesale) Pty Ltd (Australia) II-56
Panasonic Corp. (Japan) II-57

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-58
A. Volume Analytics II-58
Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58

Table 8: World Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and
Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-59

Table 9: World 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-60
Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) Market by End-Use Segment II-61
Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) for Original Equipment
Market by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61

Table 11: World Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) for Original Equipment Market by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Units for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 12: World 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) for Original Equipment Market by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63

Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) for Original Equipment
Market by End-Use Segment - Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and
Commercial Vehicles Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-64

Table 14: World Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) for Original Equipment Market by End-Use
Segment - Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial
Vehicles Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-65

Table 15: World 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) for Original Equipment Market by End-Use
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles Markets
for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-66

Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) in Aftermarket/Replacement
Market by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67

Table 17: World Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) in Aftermarket/Replacement Market by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Units for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-68

Table 18: World 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) in Aftermarket/Replacement Market by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-69

Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) in Aftermarket/Replacement
Market by End-Use Segment - Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and
Commercial Vehicles Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-70

Table 20: World Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) in Aftermarket/ Replacement Market by End-Use
Segment - Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial
Vehicles Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-71

Table 21: World 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) in Aftermarket/Replacement Market by End-Use
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles Markets
for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-72
B. Value Analytics II-73
Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-73

Table 23: World Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and
Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-74

Table 24: World 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-75
Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) Market by End-Use Segment II-76
Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) for Original Equipment
Market by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76

Table 26: World Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) for Original Equipment Market by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-77

Table 27: World 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) for Original Equipment Market by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-78

Table 28: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) for Original Equipment
Market by End-Use Segment - Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and
Commercial Vehicles Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-79

Table 29: World Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) for Original Equipment Market by End-Use
Segment - Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial
Vehicles Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-80

Table 30: World 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) for Original Equipment Market by End-Use
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles Markets
for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-81

Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) in Aftermarket/Replacement
Market by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin Ameica and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-82

Table 32: World Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) in Aftermarket/Replacement Market by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-83

Table 33: World 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) in Aftermarket/ Replacement Market by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011
& 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-84

Table 34: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) in Aftermarket/Replacement
Market by End-Use Segment - Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and
Commercial Vehicles Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-85

Table 35: World Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) in Aftermarket/Replacement Market by End-Use
Segment - Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial
Vehicles Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-86

Table 36: World 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) in Aftermarket/ Replacement Market by End-Use
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles Markets
for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-87

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current and Future Analysis III-1
Volume Sales III-1
Value Sales III-1
Impact of 2007-2009 Recession in Retrospect III-1
Demand for Lead Acid Batteries Declined Amidst Slowdown and
Volatile Lead Prices III-1
Lead-Acid Batteries to Remain the Major Source of Battery
Demand in Near Future III-2
Table 37: US Battery Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown of
Demand by Battery Type - Lead-Acid, Alkaline, Rechargeable
Lithium, Other Primary, and Other Secondary (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Weather and Aging Vehicles Prompt Growth III-2
Environmental Concerns III-3
Safety Measures at Lead Acid Battery Plants III-3
Recycling in Pennsylvania III-3
Strategic Corporate Developments III-3
Product Launches III-4
Select Players III-5
B.Market Analytics III-7
Volume Analysis III-7
Table 38: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment -
Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and
Commercial Vehicles); and Aftermarket/ Replacement Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles)
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 39: US Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 40: US 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles,
Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 III-9
Value Analysis III-10
Table 41: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment -
Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and
Commercial Vehicles); and Aftermarket/Replacement Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles)
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 42: US Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 43: US 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles,
Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 III-12

2. CANADA III-13
A.Market Analysis III-13
Current and Future Analysis III-13
Volume Sales III-13
Value Sales III-13
B.Market Analytics III-14
Volume Analysis III-14
Table 44: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment -
Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and
Commercial Vehicles); and Aftermarket/ Replacement Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles)
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 45: Canadian Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 46: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid
Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Volume Sales for Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 III-16
Value Analysis III-17
Table 47: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment -
Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and
Commercial Vehicles); and Aftermarket/ Replacement Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles)
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 48: Canadian Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 49: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid
Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 III-19

3. JAPAN III-20
A.Market Analysis III-20
Current and Future Analysis III-20
Volume Sales III-20
Value Sales III-20
Strategic Corporate Developments III-20
Select Players III-21
B.Market Analytics III-23
Volume Analysis III-23
Table 50: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment -
Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and
Commercial Vehicles); and Aftermarket/ Replacement Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles)
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 51: Japanese Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 52: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid
Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Volume Sales for Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 III-25
Value Analysis III-26
Table 53: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment -
Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and
Commercial Vehicles); and Aftermarket/ Replacement Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles)
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 54: Japanese Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 55: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid
Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 III-28

4. EUROPE III-29
A.Market Analysis III-29
Current and Future Analysis III-29
Volume Sales III-29
Value Sales III-29
Focus on Select Players III-29
B.Market Analytics III-30
Volume Analytics III-30
Table 56: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) by Geographic Region -
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of
Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 57: European Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,
UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 58: European 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid
Batteries (Automotive) by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004,
2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 59: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment -
Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and
Commercial Vehicles); and Aftermarket/ Replacement Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles)
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 60: European Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 61: European 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid
Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Volume Sales for Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 III-35
Value Analytics III-36
Table 62: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) by Geographic Region -
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of
Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 63: European Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,
UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 64: European 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid
Batteries (Automotive) by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004,
2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 65: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment -
Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and
Commercial Vehicles); and Aftermarket/Replacement Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles)
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 66: European Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 67: European 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid
Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 III-41

4a. FRANCE III-42
A.Market Analysis III-42
Current and Future Analysis III-42
Volume Sales III-42
Value Sales III-42
B.Market Analytics III-43
Volume Analysis III-43
Table 68: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Lead Acid Batteries Automotive) by End-Use Segment -
Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and
Commercial Vehicles); and Aftermarket/Replacement Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles)
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 69: French Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 70: French 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid
Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Volume Sales for Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 III-45
Value Analysis III-46
Table 71: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment -
Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and
Commercial Vehicles); and Aftermarket/Replacement Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles)
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 72: French Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 73: French 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid
Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/ Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 III-48

4b. GERMANY III-49
A.Market Analysis III-49
Current and Future Analysis III-49
Volume Sales III-49
Value Sales III-49
B.Market Analytics III-50
Volume Analysis III-50
Table 74: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment -
Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and
Commercial Vehicles); and Aftermarket/Replacement Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles)
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 75: German Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 76: German 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid
Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Volume Sales for Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 III-52
Value Analysis III-53
Table 77: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment -
Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and
Commercial Vehicles); and Aftermarket/ Replacement Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles)
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 78: German Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 79: German 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid
Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 III-55

4c. ITALY III-56
A.Market Analysis III-56
Current and Future Analysis III-56
Volume Sales III-56
Value Sales III-56
F.I.A.M.M Spa - A Key Italian Player III-56
B.Market Analytics III-57
Volume Analysis III-57
Table 80: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment -
Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and
Commercial Vehicles); and Aftermarket/ Replacement Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles)
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 81: Italian Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 82: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid
Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Volume Sales for Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 III-59
Value Analysis III-60
Table 83: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment -
Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and
Commercial Vehicles); and Aftermarket/Replacement Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles)
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 84: Italian Historic Review for Lead Acid Batteries
(Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 85: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Lead Acid
Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Original Equipment Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles); and
Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger
Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 III-62

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-63
A.Market Analysis III-63
Current and Future Analysis III-63
Volume Sales III-63
Value Sales III-63
B.Market Analytics III-64
Volume Analysis III-64
Table 86: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) by End-Use Segment -
Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and
Commercial Vehicles); and Aftermarket/ Replacement Market
(Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles)
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
correspondin

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