13 Aug 2021
Robot Shuttle Leaders Shoot Ahead
Local Motors with its Olli robot shuttle is progressing at a furious pace making others look - well - pedestrian. IDTechEx reports predicted the progress in the industry and the latest one, "Robot Shuttles for Smart Cities 2021-2041" roadmaps a lot more that will come from the Teslas of this industry.
28 Jul 2021
Air Taxi Winners: Watch Orders Not Investment
Air taxi operators are unfazed by the 200 or so organizations designing vertical take-off electric aircraft. Follow the economics and the orders not the fluid investments from people seeking the next Tesla. Those getting the huge investments often lack significant orders.
20 Jul 2021
Cruise (part of General Motors) is one of the leaders in autonomous testing.
29 Jun 2021
Waymo is a leader in autonomous driving technology and a subsidiary of Google.
31 May 2021
Autonomous Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) is 2-3 Years Away, For Real
"Autonomous cars will be here in 2 years" has been a standard sentence from the industry for the past 5 years or so. Now there is good reason to expect autonomous ride-hailing services to hit our roads within 3 years. So, what has happened in the last year in the world of autonomy to give this confidence boost?
30 Apr 2021
Your Kids Won't Learn to Drive, and Here's Why
Learning to drive is a coming-of-age moment many kids (and parents sick of being taxi services) dream about. But all of this could become relegated to the realm of nostalgia due to the massive focus on automation sweeping the personal transport industry.
3 Apr 2021
Archer Aviation based in Palo Alto, California, USA are developing all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft, with plans to launch their own Urban Air Mobility network in Los Angeles and Miami by 2024, providing commercial passenger services.
15 Mar 2021
Aurora Flight Sciences
Aurora Flight Sciences are a subsidiary of Boeing. They are pioneers in the development of unmanned air vehicles and are developing a Passenger Air Vehicle (PAV) eVTOL aircraft.
4 Feb 2021
eBikeGo is a last-mile delivery service founded in India in 2018. The company only uses electric vehicles for its service and has established several partnerships with electric scooter OEMs to grow its business. IDTechEx caught up with CTO Kedar Soman to learn more.
6 Jan 2021
Amazon Zoox is a Mistake
This article analyzes the recently revealed robotaxi from Amazon-owned Zoox.
10 Dec 2020
IDTechEx Assesses 5 Significant Electric Vehicle Opportunities in 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused 2020 to become the pivotal year as the automotive industry goes through a once in a hundred-year transformation.
7 Dec 2020
New Machine Learning Tool Tracks Urban Traffic Congestion
A new machine learning algorithm is poised to help urban transportation analysts relieve bottlenecks and chokepoints that routinely snarl city traffic.
26 Oct 2020
Ware Raises Funding to Advance Warehouse Innovation, Drone Technology
Ware: Warehouse growth in 2020, plus increased e-commerce shopping, accelerates need for fast, accurate, automated inventory counts.
23 Oct 2020
Honeywell To Provide Pipistrel With Advanced Flight Control Technology
Honeywell To Provide Pipistrel With Advanced Flight Control Technology For Unmanned Cargo Aircraft. Honeywell's fly-by-wire system will be the "brains" of Pipistrel's Nuuva V300, providing the capability required for safe and efficient autonomous operation