ORONO, Maine, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EBWR is the only report on the worldwide Light Electric Vehicle industry that includes electric bikes and scooters as well as Four Wheel EVs and related EV technology. EBWR is published by Frank Jamerson, Ph.D., who worked on the EV1 electric car project at General Motors and has published EBWR since 1995; and co-author Ed Benjamin, of eCycleElectric Consulting, who offers his 15 years' work and knowledge of this fast growing worldwide industry. EBWR includes annual sales estimates for electric bikes and electric scooters for seven regions/countries along with 17 European countries for 2009 through 2013. China dominates with over 120 million electric bikes in use there. Europe has just passed the one million electric bike unit mark with growth still escalating. Electric scooters are emerging as the next growth arena in India and Southeast Asia. The USA is a small market for LEVs with growth potential as gas prices escalate.
EBWR11 identifies worldwide automotive companies and suppliers that have recently exhibited prototype EBs and components that may enter the LEV business soon. This could be the beginning of a paradigm shift for the transportation sector worldwide that is beginning to recognize Two Wheel EVs as a pathway to sustainable transportation.
Articles by leading executives worldwide, from China especially, offer accurate assessments of the status and trends in the LEV business. Technology articles written by experts are unique to EBWR with focus on batteries, fuel cells, control sensors, and motors.
International meeting highlights are included of the Light Electric Vehicle Association that has 190 members from 25 countries and represents the strategic interests of light electric vehicle retailers, dealers, distributors, manufacturers and suppliers to promote the development, sale, and use of LEVs worldwide.
Interested in marketing and servicing of electric bikes and in electric bike regulations around the world? That is all included in EBWR11, issued March 2011, with 212 pages and 405 photos and tables, offered at $595 for PDF download or CD with book version extra. Visit EBWR at www.ebwr.com and contact Frank Jamerson at firstname.lastname@example.org.