Research Articles

by Dr David Wyatt

08 Nov 2021

Brennstoffzellen: Der Bedarf an emissionsfreien Fahrzeugen mit großer Reichweite, erörtert von IDTechEx

Alle wichtigen Akteure der Automobilindustrie arbeiten mit Hochdruck an der Entwicklung und dem Einsatz von emissionsfreien Fahrzeugen: Ein stürmischer Wandel in der Antriebstechnologie ist im Gange. Der neue Bericht von IDTechEx, "Brennstoffzellen-Elektrofahrzeuge 2022-2042", analysiert die Rolle von Brennstoffzellen in Straßenfahrzeugen.
11 Oct 2021

Decarbonizing Road Transport: A $160 Billion Role for Fuel Cells

Incorporating a fuel cell into an electric vehicle powertrain, generating electricity from hydrogen, offers a technology pathway that delivers the critical reduction in on-road exhaust emissions whilst overcoming the potential range and charging limitations of battery electric vehicles (BEV). IDTechEx's analysis in their new report, "Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles 2022-2042", forecasts the market value of on-road fuel cell vehicles will grow to $160 billion in 2042 at a CAGR of 23.9% over the 20-year forecast period.
09 Sep 2021

Electric Vehicles Taking Over the Roads, Seas and Skies

World Electric Vehicle Day is here, and, as an industry analyst, it presents a great occasion to take a retrospective look at the past decade of innovation and disruption.
19 Aug 2021

National Aviation Day: Bumblebees and Electric Aircraft Cannot Fly

To mark National Aviation Day, a celebration of the history and development of aviation, IDTechEx analysts consider the future of electric aircraft.
23 Apr 2021

A $174 Billion EV Investment Would Transform the American Bus Market

The deployment of zero-emission buses in the US has lacked the impetus of the electrification efforts seen in China and Europe, as discussed in IDTechEx's report "Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Buses 2021-2040". This is about to change.
13 Apr 2021

Air Taxis Will Utilize Next-Generation Batteries and Motors

Electrical Vertical Take-off and Landing aircraft (eVTOL) are moving from science fiction to reality, enabled by rapid advancements in electric motor, battery, and computing technology, the new report from IDTechEx, "Air Taxis: Electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing Aircraft 2021-2041", finds.
16 Mar 2021

Market for eVTOL Air Taxis to Grow to $14.7 Billion by 2041

Air taxis and flying cars are easy to hype but IDTechEx's new report on the subject is not that hype. This independent research into electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for passenger transport reflects the reality of the eVTOL market at this early stage of its development.
01 Feb 2021

Biden's EV Revolution: A Boon for Electric Trucks and the Tesla Semi

The electric truck market in the US is primed for huge growth. Having largely lagged behind China and Europe in electric commercial vehicle deployment, the transition to zero-emission vehicles in this sector now seems set to begin in earnest.
25 Nov 2020

Electric Trucks: Charging Towards Zero-Emission

IDTechEx believe it is increasingly self-evident that the future of the industry cannot rely on the deployment of traditional combustion engines.
16 Nov 2020

TCO Advantage to Spur the Rapid Electrification of LCV Fleets

Despite the difficult current financial climate, there is evidence of growing momentum in the LCV market, transitioning away from conventional diesel fuelled light commercial vehicles (LCVs) toward electric light commercial vehicles (eLCVs).
27 Jul 2020

COVID-19 Accelerates Shift Towards Electric Light Commercial Vehicles?

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced shoppers online, driving huge demand for home delivery. Moreover, growth has the potential to resume beyond the pandemic: in addition to consumer goods, the genie is out the bottle for home grocery delivery, which many consumers, having experienced it for the first time, will want to continue. Light commercial vehicles (LCVs) are the backbone of this growing demand for delivery infrastructure.
26 Jun 2020

Battery Electric Buses: Beyond China

The bus market is at a crossroads. The pressing need for cities around the world to improve air quality, alongside commitments by many governments to address climate change, are powering plans to deliver zero on-road emission city bus fleet solutions. Over the next decade these efforts will see major cities increasingly refuse to purchase anything but zero-emission buses, as they deliver on promised zero-emission zones to protect the health of their citizens.