Maya has an interdisciplinary technical background in vehicle electrification, system automation and robotics. She is now the lead analyst for Interact Analysis’ Li-ion battery and forklift research, also covering markets for industrial and collaborative robots.
Markets in batteries for electric buses and private passenger electric vehicles will see the most significant growth, whilst the off-highway vehicle sector will lag behind, but will still offer considerable investment potential. LIB production in Europe is poised for massive growth, with Chinese companies taking the lead. Meanwhile, the nature and use of different vehicles has an important bearing on the type of battery used.