Friday / 1 December 2017


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Deutsche Post DHL Group plans on being the industry's driver of electromobility and market leader in green logistics. Its e-mobility initiative is also part of its ambitious GoGreen program, an environmental protection project that will help Deutsche Post DHL Group become the first logistics company to reduce all logistics-related emissions to net zero by 2050.
The new IDTechEx Research report, Battery Elimination in Electronics and Electrical Engineering 2018-2028 notes that billions of wireless electronic and electrical products consuming microwatts to milliwatts or more operate without batteries or even capacitors to store energy.
IDTechEx analysts Aman Atak and Luke Gear report on their findings at this event.
Li-ion Batteries are the talk of town in the tech industry, but clarity on the subject is scarce, and very often the word "Battery" is used interchangeably to indicate those relying on the reversible shuttling of lithium ion (Li-ion batteries, or LIB), and many other different energy storage technologies that have little in common with each other.
IONITY, which was founded only a few weeks ago, is taking off quickly. The joint venture of BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen with Audi and Porsche has formed initial strategic partnerships for the realization of its "High-Power-Charging" network for electric vehicles in Europe.
Workhorse Group Inc will conduct the first manned flight of its SureFly personal hybrid octocopter on January 8 in Las Vegas.
On Dec 5 to 7 IDTechEx will host six half day business intelligence forums covering the latest innovations with sensors, flexible electronics, human machine interface technology and the Internet of Things.
Proterra has announced that the San José City Council has approved the purchase of ten Proterra Catalyst E2 zero-emissions battery-electric transit buses and related charging infrastructure for use at the Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport.
Researchers from Empa and the University of Geneva have developed an initial prototype of a solid sodium battery with the potential to store extra energy.


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