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17 Aug 2022

Record Electric Car Sales as Governments Double Down on Support

While 2022 continues to add to the challenges electric vehicle (EV) makers face, markets are still growing. Indeed, electric car sales for the first half of 2022 reached ~3.5 million, according to IDTechEx research.
15 Jun 2022

Market Update on New Energy Vehicles in China

This IDTechEx premium article provides an update on China's new energy vehicle market in 2022, including an update on annual and monthly sales, market trends, policy drivers, and battery trends.
17 Feb 2022

BYD-ADL Supply 29 Double Decker E-Buses for London

Alexander Dennis Limited and BYD UK jointly supplied 29 BYD ADL Enviro400EV to Abellio London for use on Transport for London route 63 between King's Cross and Honor Oak. The zero emission double deckers have innovative features, aimed at making them an even more attractive, green alternative to the car as London recovers from the pandemic.
23 Jul 2021

Mercedes-Benz prepares to go all-electric

Mercedes-Benz is getting ready to go all electric by the end of the decade, where market conditions allow. Shifting from electric-first to electric-only, the car company is accelerating toward an emissions-free and software-driven future.
28 May 2020

Toyota (2020)

Senior Technology Analyst Luke Gear provides an overview of the latest electric vehicle developments from Toyota. Where is the company headed?
16 Oct 2019


Panasonic is one of the largest suppliers of Li-ion batteries. They will have to continue investment in production capacity to maintain a leading position in the market.
22 Jul 2019

CATL and Toyota partnership for New Energy Vehicle batteries

The two companies have also commenced discussions that cover a wide range of fields, including: supply of batteries, new technology development, product quality improvements, and the reuse and recycling of batteries.
19 Jun 2019

Plug-in Hybrids Questioned

IDTechEx now believes that there may be no hybrid cars sold after 2030 other than 48V MHEV continuing for a few years due to their exceptionally low cost. Read on to find out more.
13 Jul 2018

Volkswagen is vigorously advancing its electromobility in China

The Volkswagen Group is expanding its successful business relationships in the People's Republic of China. The agreements cover the areas of e-mobility, connectivity, mobility services and autonomous driving.
2 May 2018

Characteristics of China Urban New Energy Vehicle Market

Summary of an International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) White Paper
20 Sep 2016

Joint development of electric vehicles in China

Volkswagen AG and Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co Ltd have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to define the next phase of negotiations between the two companies in order to achieve long-term cooperation in the joint development of all-electric vehicles in China.
6 Jun 2016

Electric bike folds up in three seconds

Coswheel's A-One is a compact electric scooter that can easily be folded in seconds.
8 Oct 2015

Sunswift eVe to become Australia's first road legal solar car

The Sunswift eVe, currently the worlds fastest solar electric car over 500km, will soon officially be registered to be Australia's first road legal solar car, making it one of the only road legal cars in the world.
25 Sep 2015

Small electric vehicles $33 billion market

Small manned electric vehicles - e-bikes to car-like micro EVs - often sell in the largest numbers. Although they are usually lower in cost than regular cars, they will reach over $33 billion in 2026 according to IDTechEx analysis.
15 Sep 2015

CENEX LCV Event: Micro EVs & Buses

Supporting IDTechEx strong forecasts for car-like vehicles not homologated as cars or even crash tested, we saw a lot at this event.
5 May 2014

Siemens and BAIC to produce electric powertrain systems for NEVs

Siemens AG and Chinese car maker Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co., Ltd. (BAIC) signed a joint venture at the 2014 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition and outlined their plan to utilize Siemens' electric drive train components in a range of BAIC vehicles.
15 Nov 2013

Polaris Industries

Polaris Industries is a quoted US manufacturer of small conventional and pure electric vehicles, mainly nostalgic conventional motorcycles and leisure and industrial off-road small four wheelers.
15 Jun 2011

Electric bicycles and ebikes - the next ten years

IDTechEx has issued another report in its series on the various types of electric vehicle - hybrid and pure electric - and their future entitled Light Electric Vehicle (LEV) Industry Worldwide 2011-2021 ( Electric vehicles by land, water and air will be a market of over $210 billion in ten years from now. The segments of this market are very different in certain respects yet they increasingly share some technical challenges and vehicle and component suppliers. This report concerns electric bicycles, ebikes and other Light Electric Vehicles (LEVs) that constitute an important part of the overall EV business. Other reports in the series cover aircraft, marine, buses/taxis, military/police/security and cars.
2 Jun 2011

Off-road electric vehicles see rapid change

The highly successful manufacturer of conventional off-road vehicles, $2 billion Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) has recently launched a pure electric Neighbourhood Electric Vehicle NEV. Now it has added the leader in that sector encompassing closed communities rather than open highways. Global Electric Motorcars LLC (GEM), a wholly owned Fargo, N.D. based subsidiary of Chrysler Group LLC. GEM is a leader within the low-speed vehicle market, with approximately $30 million in sales during the 2010 calendar year. Since the company was established in 1998, it has placed more than 45,000 electric-powered NEVs on the road worldwide.
1 Jun 2011

Profiles of military electric vehicle suppliers

Suppliers and developers of electric vehicles for the US Military.