29 Aug 2023
PreAct Technologies: Software-Defined Sensors
In this update interview, Paul Drysch, the CEO of PreAct Technologies, discusses PreAct's software-defined sensors, vehicle connectivity, AI, OEM integration, and the future of PreAct Technologies.
22 Aug 2023
EVs to Dominate Aerogel Applications by 2025
Aerogels have experienced steady market growth historically, reaching a market of just under US$450 million in 2022. Progress has been somewhat slower than some would expect; this has largely been due to competition with lower-cost incumbent insulation materials.
15 Aug 2023
Bridging the Gap: Storage & Distribution in the Hydrogen Value Chain
In recent years, interest and activity in the hydrogen sector have accelerated, driven by governments recognizing hydrogen's role in the energy transition and companies worldwide capitalizing on emerging market opportunities through the supply of services, products, technologies, and projects.
31 Jul 2023
Recogni — Neural Network Accelerated Autonomous Car Computing
Recogni is pioneering a ground-up redesign of computing for autonomous vehicles. Its neural network accelerator offers computation efficiencies one to two orders of magnitude better than the established competition. Recogni is looking for partnerships with tier ones and OEMs to deploy its product.
19 Jul 2023
Relectrify are an Autralian company commercialising their combined BMS+inverter system.
12 Jul 2023
Preferred Computational Chemistry (PFCC)/Matlantis
Preferred Computational Chemistry (PFCC) is a joint venture between Preferred Networks and ENEOS. Its Matlantis platform uses deep learning to provide universal atomistic simulation at high speed. The Japanese-headquartered operation is expanding into new markets, starting with the USA.
13 Jun 2023
Zoox: Autonomous Vehicle Testing and Bespoke Robotaxi
Zoox has been testing autonomous technologies in California for a number of years. It is one of few to pursue a vision of a bespoke robotaxi vehicle. However, this gives extra complications around certification and homologation. IDTechEx spoke to Zoox at CES 2023 where these matters were discussed.
2 Jun 2023
Bosch is a leading tier-one supplier of the automotive industry and is a pioneer of technologies for advanced driver assistance features. Bosch has been working on a LiDAR sensor for some years now. IDTechEx spoke to a Bosch representative (who asked not to be named) at CES 2023 where it learnt about Bosch's LiDAR.
1 Jun 2023
Sharp develops perovskite solar cell technologies and this profile introduces its progress in perovskite PV commercialization.
26 May 2023
Kaneka was founded on 1st September 1949 with paid-in capital of 33.046 million yen. The company's line of business include Vinyls and Chlor-Alkali, Performance Polymers (MOD), Performance Polymers (MS), Foam & Residential Techs, E & I Technology, PV & Energy management, Performance Fibers, Medical, Pharma & Supplemental Nutrition, Foods & Agris. Within the PV & Energy management sector, it has decorative slate tile-integrated photovoltaic modules, roof tile-integrated photovoltaic modules (VISOLATM), photovoltaic modules designed specifically for synthetic slate tiles (SoltileXTM), photovoltaic modules for inclined roofs and deck roofs (GRANSOLATM), and see-through photovoltaic modules.
12 Apr 2023
BYD Auto is a Chinese automotive subsidiary of the BYD Company. It is a global leader in electric car sales and battery technology.
31 Mar 2023
Nissan is a global automaker based out of Japan and founded in 1933. It is a historic leader in electric vehicles and in 2010 went on to release one of the first battery electric vehicles (BEVs) to achieve mainstream success, the Nissan Leaf. In this full profile IDTechEx explores Nissan's latest EV developments including research into all solid-state batteries (aSSB).
31 Jan 2023
Why Hydrogen Fuel Cell Adoption Is Accelerating in Marine Markets
The maritime sector, which accounts for approximately 2.9% of global carbon emissions, is seeking to meet broader climate goals such as the Paris Agreement and 'Fit for 55' in Europe. Since it is the largest vessels, such as sea-going cargo vessels, which tend to contribute the most to maritime emissions, this presents a huge challenge.
22 Dec 2022
2nd Life Battery LLC
2nd Life Battery LLC (2LB LLC) is run by CEO Joe Merrill and refurbishes hybrid car batteries for future reuse in used hybrid cars.
25 Nov 2022
Investments in Low Carbon Hydrogen Spark Hope for Fuel Cell Vehicles
The race to decarbonize on-road vehicles is undoubtedly being led by battery-electric powertrains. However, the superior energy density of fuel cell systems, when compared to today's Li-ion battery systems, means that they can deliver a greater range for the same system weight.
2 Nov 2022
Materials for PEM Fuel Cells to Exceed a Market Value of US$7 billion
Despite strong incumbent materials for certain components, the technology landscape for proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells is set to change in many varied ways over the coming years. An increased materials demand in terms of both volume and units, reducing the cost of components, and the emergence of disruptive technologies are all expected, while supply chain agreements are being established and strengthened across the industry. Alongside the growth in demand, emerging trends, and player analysis, IDTechEx detail how the associated materials market for PEM fuel cells is expected to exceed a value of US$7bn by 2033.
27 Oct 2022
30 Giga-Watt Hours of Electric Vehicle Markets Beyond Cars
While electric cars will remain the largest electric vehicle market for the foreseeable future in terms of battery demand and market revenue generation, most transport sectors are facing a transition. In this article, IDTechEx summarizes key developments in non-automotive sectors, showing each sector's global battery demand (in 2021) for relative scale.
13 Oct 2022
Five Key Technology Trends for Tomorrow's Electric Car
In 20 years, IDTechEx predicts electric cars will generate 76% of all e-transport revenues. Due to their scale, car markets create the largest opportunities for players in the electric vehicle supply chain, from advanced materials through to battery packs, power electronics, and electric motors.
4 Oct 2022
Battery Fires and Related Recalls (Automotive)
Innovation roadmap for the report 'Fire Protection Materials for Electric Vehicle Batteries 2023-2033'.
16 Sep 2022
Company Net-Zero Targets Fuel the Adoption of Zero-Emission Trucks
The sustainability of business operations is now a key consideration in the boardrooms of major corporations, and this is fuelling significant demand for zero-emission trucks. Transitioning truck fleets from diesel combustion engines to zero-emission powertrains is a very visible way for companies to demonstrate their green credentials to their customers whilst delivering a meaningful reduction in their carbon footprint.