GTM Research has released its report on the state of electric vehicles in 2011, covering technology, economics and markets. As in most GTM Research reports, our analysts have provided an elegant graphic taxonomy of the EV industry and its surrounding ecosystem, from batteries to chargers to service providers.

This report is a comprehensive account of the strategic opportunities created by the electrification of personal transport. It offers an extensive review of the technological, economic, and political trends shaping the EV industry. By investigating supply and demand drivers, it analyzes the industry trajectory for the next five years. The report relies on supply-and-demand analysis to assess industry growth and explores how the supply and demand dynamics are impacted by preferences and biases.

You can read more about the report here.

And you can see the taxonomy below:

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Plug In America's National Plug In Day is taking place on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, and looks to draw attention to the benefits of plug-in electric vehicles through events in more than 25 American cities from Honolulu to New York City.  

Look for plug-in parades, tailpipe-free tailgate parties, and EV test drives.