Automotive Lead Acid Batteries Market to Reach US$17.7 Billion in 2010, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

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Lead acid battery, represents a mature technology with its demand related to sales in both automobile and consumer products sector. Though its application in certain areas including computers, standby systems and other motive power systems overlaps with other battery technologies, its conventional use as starting battery in the automobile industry is secure, with no battery technology on the horizon to replace it. Global automotive lead acid battery market is expected to be worth US$17.7 billion by 2010.

Lead Acid Batteries: A Global Strategic Business Report

Global lead acid battery market is well established and highly competitive. The auto industry accounts for about two-thirds of worldwide lead acid battery consumption. OEM lead acid batteries (Automotive) market is expected to touch 100-million units mark in 2008, as stated in a recent report published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. Asia-Pacific represents the world's largest market for automotive lead acid, accounting for nearly one-third share.

Lead acid batteries market in Asia-Pacific is expected to be around 178 million units by 2010. Aftermarket sales account for lion's share of the total automotive lead acid battery market. In United States, aftermarket/replacement lead acid batteries market for commercial vehicles is expected to be nearly US$42 billion in 2010. Lead acid batteries constitute the most dominant battery technology used in automobile sector addressing 85% of world population driving requirements. Usage of lead acid battery is expected to grow further with technological advancements in the relatively new electric vehicle market. The influx of technological advances is bringing forth a new genre of long lasting lead acid batteries, featuring smaller size and light in weight attributes. Demand for lead acid batteries is expected to rise steadily with its growing end use markets.

Leading players in the automotive lead acid batteries market include Apollo Batteries, EXIDE, Delphi Automotive, EnerSys, East Penn, Matsushita Battery and CSB Battery Company.

"Lead Acid Batteries: A Global Strategic Business Report", published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. quantifies automotive lead acid batteries market across two end-use segments including - Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles) and Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, and Commercial Vehicles). The report provides comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the UK, Spain, Russia, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and rest of world. The study also discusses major issues and trends, demand determinants, alternative battery technologies and profiles companies.

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