Electric motorcycle front-runners at the IDTechEx Show!
Ever since the economic crisis, the motorcycle market in the U.S. has stagnated as the industry has struggled to attract younger, more safety-conscious riders. Electrification is the jump-start needed, and is why the likes of Harley Davidson, U.S. motorcycling icon and survivor of the great depression, is looking to re-invent itself by going electric.
Electric two-wheelers: a transition as important as electric cars?
IDTechEx expects growth of electric two-wheelers to accelerate internationally beyond Europe, the U.S. and China in the following years.
5G will change the way to get TV and internet at home
You are probably used to watching a video or listening to the radio via your smartphone, or to be more specific, 4G LTE however 5G technology will revolutionise the way you get TV and internet at home.
Nidec Industrial Solutions world leader in energy storage
Nidec Industrial Solutions has, for the fifth consecutive year, confirmed its standing as the world's leading supplier in the energy storage market.
Computer models could replace animal testing
A study suggests that advanced algorithms working from large chemical databases can predict a new chemical's toxicity better than standard animal tests. The computer-based approach could replace many animal tests commonly used during consumer product testing. It could also evaluate more chemicals than animal testing, a change that could lead to wider safety assessments.
Grids become highly vulnerable
Increasingly violent weather, probably caused by global warming, is increasingly taking down electricity distribution lines and poles and cyberattacks are increasingly taking out electricity, apparently just as trials for major terrorism of this sort.
Smart glass: a rising technology
Smart glass is a family of electrically-active glass technologies capable of darkening at the press of a button to block light and heat entering your building or car (see table below).
UK Power Networks and Open Utility to trial energy trading platform
The UK's largest electricity distribution network, UK Power Networks, has partnered with software company Open Utility to develop and trial a groundbreaking online marketplace for local flexibility that will enable more low carbon energy into people's homes at lower cost.
Mayors of 12 pioneering cities in zero emissions pledge
Mayors of 12 cities commit to procure only zero-emission buses from 2025 and ensure that major areas of their city are zero emission by 2030.