North America Electric Vehicle Battery Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The North America Electric Vehicle Battery Market is segmented by Battery Type (Lead-Acid Battery, Li-ion Battery, and Other Battery Types), by Vehicle Type (Battery Electric Vehicle, Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle, and Hybrid Electric Vehicle), and by Country (United States, Canada, and Rest of North America). The report offers market size and forecasts for North America Electric Vehicle Battery Market in value (USD billion) for all the above segments.

Market Snapshot

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Study Period: 2018-2027
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: >30 %
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Market Overview

The North American Electric Vehicle Battery Market was valued at USD 1.82 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 23 billion in 2027 by registering a CAGR of above 30% during the forecast period (2022 - 2027).

The COVID-19 pandemic had mixed impact on the market as initial lockdowns and shutdown of manufacturing facilities resulted in slowdown in demand, electric vehicle sales witnessed a notable growth across the world in wake of ease of restrictions post-pandemic.

Over the medium term, upsurge in the popularity of the electric vehicles in wake ot rising favorable government initiatives and emphasis of leading automakers to roll out latest models of electric vehicles into the market. Further, evolution of electric mobility across developing countries like India, Bazil, and others expected to offer lucrative opportunities for players operating in the market.

Besides these factors, focus of government policies to promote the establishment of charging stations through public-private partnerships and growing investments in the infrastructural development likely to support the growth of the EV battery market in the foreseeable future. Owing to such positive environment key battery manufacturers also tend to incline towards major investments into the region in form of plant establishment, production facilities expansion, etc.

United states and Canada projected to hold significant shares in the market as they are among the top producers and top consumers of the EVs across North American region and hence the demand for the EV batteries is high across these countries.

Scope of the Report

An electric vehicle battery is a rechargeable battery used to power the electric motors of a battery electric vehicle or hybrid electric vehicle. The emergence of new and exciting markets via electric vehicles for both personal and commercial vehicle applications is projected to drive the demand for Electric vehicle batteries during the forecast period. The report covers details about recent developments, trends and technologies in the market.

The scope of the report covers segmentation based on Battery type, Vehicle type, and Country. By Battery Type, the market is segmented into Lead-Acid Battery, Li-ion Battery, and Other Battery Types. By Vehicle Type, the market is segmented into Battery Electric Vehicle, Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle, and Hybrid Electric Vehicle.

By Country, the market is segmented into United States, Canada, and Rest of North America. For each segment, market sizing and forecast have been done on basis of value (USD billion).

By Battery Type
Lead-Acid Battery
Li-ion Battery
Other Battery Types
By Vehicle Type
Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV)
Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
By Country
United States
Canada
Rest of North America

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Key Market Trends

Battery Electric Vehicle Segment Likely to Hold Significant Share in the Market

Battery Electric Vehicles Segment of the market studied likely to play key role over the forecast period in wake of growing adoption of BEVs by the consumers and active launches by major electric vehicle manufacturers in this regard. For example, 

  • In the first quarter of 2022, 173,600 units of battery electric vehicles had been sold in the United States registering a year-over-year increase of around 76 percent compared to the sales recorded in the first quarter of 2021. In addition, there are several battery-electric vehicle models available in the North American region including model variants. While Tesla , Hyundai , and Audi are the only manufacturers with more than one BEV available in United States, Nissan and Tesla have multiple battery pack options for the LEAF and Model S, X, 3, and Y.

Furthermore, increasing efforts by major automotive OEMs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and transform their products line-ups into green and clean, environment-friendly vehicles are anticipated to propel growth of market during the forecast period. For instance,

  • Hyundai has committed to becoming carbon-neutral by 2045. The company has committed to all its new vehicles being purely electric starting from 2025 with fuel-cell EVs and battery EVs, with the goal of being a 100 percent zero-emission vehicle brand by 2030 and carbon-neutral by 2035.

Investments by battery OEMs in the R&D of new battery technologies to reduce the battery size of vehicles to offer new opportunities for players in the market. Honda has teamed with General Motors to make use of GM’s upcoming Ultium batteries. The first model co-developed with GM is the Prologue SUV, on target for sales in 2024. The aformentioned factors, likely to contribute significantly for growth of Battery electric Vehicles segment of the market studied during the forecast period.

 north american electric vehicle battery market forecast

United States is Expected to Dominate the Market During the Forecast Period

The United States is a prominent market for electric vehicles and the country is experiencing a shift toward the adoption of electric mobility. A part of this can be attributed to the numerous technological and electric vehicle manufacturing companies and startups present in the country like Tesla, Rivian, Lucid, General Motors, etc. 

Rising innovations and development of advanced battery systems for longrun and durability likely to encourage players in the market over the forecast period. Further, supportive policies and incentives provided by government to rise adoption of electric vehicles and manufacturing of associated parts and components like batteries expected to drive demand in the country significantly during the forecast period. For instance,

  • In May 2022, the United States government has announced that a USD 3.1 billion plan will be formulated to give a fillip to the manufacturing of domestic electric vehicles batteries to expedite the transition of the USA from gas powered vehicles to electric vehicles. Grants will also be made for battery recycling facilities.
  • The funds said to be granted from President Joe Biden’s bipartisan infrastructure law signed in 2021 which had a total fund allocated of USD 1.2 trillion. The law includes over USD 7 billion for enhancing the US’s battery supply chain for electric vehicles production.

As the demand of electric vehicles is increasing in the country companies are developing new product for the market. For instance,

  • In October 2020, Bollinger Motors announced it has filed a patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its battery pack design. The Bollinger Motors battery pack is composed of modules in 35 kWh strings that can be connected in series or parallel to form a variety of pack sizes and configurations.

Such investments likely to continue over the forecast period and hence United States projected to hold significant share in the market during the forecast period.

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Competitive Landscape

The North America Electric Vehicle Battery Market is consolidated one owing to presence of several global players in the region. While some of the prominent companies in the market focused on competing on the basis of product quality offered, other major players in this market inclined on expanding their manufacturing facilities, R&D investments, infrastructural development, and leverage integration opportunities across the value chain. For instance,

  • In May 2022, Hyundai Motor Group announced that it has entered into an agreement with the State of Georgia to build its first dedicated full electric vehicle and battery manufacturing facilities in the U.S. The new EV plant and battery manufacturing facilities represent an investment of approximately USD 5.54 billion andis expected to begin commercial production in the first half of 2025 with an annual capacity of 300,000 units.
  • In March 2022, Panasonic Corporation official sources stated that it is looking to purchase land in the United States for a mega-factory to make a new type of electric vehicle (EV) battery for Tesla Inc.
  • In May 2021, SK Innovation and Ford Motor are set to announce a battery joint venture in the US to ensure a stable supply of batteries for electric vehicles. SK Innovation aims to expand its global battery production capacity to 85 GWh in 2023 and over 125 GWh by 2025, which can power about 1.8 million EVs, and Ford announced a USD 22 billion investment plan through 2025 to speed up its EV transition.
  • In December 2021, Lightning eMotors has reached an agreement to supply battery products produced by Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited. Additionally, Lightning eMotors is working with CATL and CSI to design and install contactor safety switch systems on CATL C- and G-battery packs that will be exclusive to Lightning-eMotors.

Recent Developments

  • In June 2022, Volkswagen of America (VWoA) opened its Battery Engineering Lab (BEL) in Chattanooga, to test and optimize batteries for all electric vehicles in the American marketplace. Coupled with the USD 800 million factory electrification in Chattanooga, the opening of the BEL is the latest step in Volkswagen’s USD 7.1 billion commitment to boost its product portfolio, R&D, and manufacturing capabilities in the North American region.
  • In May 2022, CATL is reportedly said to be in the final stages of vetting potential sites to bring EV battery production to the United States. This marks the company's first entry into the second largest automotive market in the world, and the new facilities would provide cells to BMW AG and Ford Motor Company for their EV production stateside.
  • In March 2022, Stellantis and South Korea’s LG Energy Solution announced their plans of investing around USD 4 billion to build an electric vehicle battery plant in Windsor, Ontario. This factory will be the first of two planned battery plants to come out of the joint venture between Stellantis, which was formed last year from the merging of Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group, and LG and factory operations set to launch in the first quarter of 2024.
  • In March 2021, General Motors and South Korea's POSCO Chemical announced their plans of building a USD 400 million facility to produce battery materials in Canada as the carmaker ramps up plans to produce mainly electric vehicles (EVs) in the future. The plant will produce cathode active material (CAM) for vehicle batteries in Becancour, Quebec.

Table of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET DYNAMICS

    1. 4.1 Market Drivers

    2. 4.2 Market Restraints

    3. 4.3 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION

    1. 5.1 By Battery Type

      1. 5.1.1 Lead-Acid Battery

      2. 5.1.2 Li-ion Battery

      3. 5.1.3 Other Battery Types

    2. 5.2 By Vehicle Type

      1. 5.2.1 Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV)

      2. 5.2.2 Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)

      3. 5.2.3 Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)

    3. 5.3 By Country

      1. 5.3.1 United States

      2. 5.3.2 Canada

      3. 5.3.3 Rest of North America

  6. 6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    1. 6.1 Vendor Market Share

    2. 6.2 Company Profiles

      1. 6.2.1 Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL)

      2. 6.2.2 Panasonic Corporation

      3. 6.2.3 LG Energy Solution

      4. 6.2.4 Samsung SDI

      5. 6.2.5 SK innovation Co. Ltd

      6. 6.2.6 East Penn Manufacturing Company

      7. 6.2.7 Electrovaya

      8. 6.2.8 AKASOL

      9. 6.2.9 Gotion Inc

      10. 6.2.10 ENVISION AESC GROUP LTD.

    3. *List Not Exhaustive
  7. 7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

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Frequently Asked Questions

The North America Electric Vehicle Battery Market market is studied from 2018 - 2027.

The North America Electric Vehicle Battery Market is growing at a CAGR of >30% over the next 5 years.

The North America Electric Vehicle Battery Market is valued at 2 Billion USD in 2018.

The North America Electric Vehicle Battery Market is valued at 23 Billion USD in 2027.

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL), Panasonic Corporation, LG Energy Solution, samsung sdi, SK innovation are the major companies operating in North America Electric Vehicle Battery Market .

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