BMW

BMW

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Founded in 1998, the BMW Group Technology Office USA is located in Mountain View, California and currently employs a diverse team from multidisciplinary fields.
The office reflects the spirit of technological innovation embodied by its Silicon Valley setting, bringing together associates to work towards one common goal: the identification of new technologies and trends relevant to BMW, and their incorporation into new products as quickly as possible.
The Mountain View team works to ensure that BMW remains at the forefront of global trends and technology. The researchers and developers concentrate preliminary on Sustainability and Digitalization. That includes but isn't limited to future mobility concepts, smart grid and smart home, battery technology and powertrain topics, as well as sensor technologies, Big Data and machine learning, user experience concepts and highly automated driving.
The offices are easily accessible via the Bay Shore Freeway and are less than a mile from the water and green spaces of Shoreline Park.
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2020
7 Apr 2020

BMW Reaffirms Commitment to Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology

Developing alternative powertrain technologies is a top priority for the BMW Group. The carmaker offers first virtual insights into the powertrain system for the BMW i Hydrogen NEXT and reaffirms its commitment to following a carefully considered and systematic route to emission-free mobility.
2 Apr 2020

Protean Electric

Protean are specialists in the design, manufacture and application of in-wheel motors. Their technology allows for the entire drive and brake unit to be housed inside the wheel along with associated electronics. With the technology demonstrated, the challenge is to see a greater adoption across the electric vehicle market.
2 Apr 2020

BMW Uses Blockchain to Drive Supply Chain Transparency

The BMW Group is using innovative digital technologies to optimise its processes. A good example of this is Blockchain, a technology that enables tamper-proof data sharing, with potential applications throughout the entire automotive value chain.
31 Mar 2020

SGL Carbon

SGL Carbon have units: composites - fibers & materials (CFM) and graphite materials & systems (GFM). They are one of the largest producers of carbon fiber (ca. 15,000 tpa) and focus on the heavy tow variants (24k and 50k).
30 Mar 2020

BP Chargemaster

BP ChargeMaster is an electric vehicle charging solution provider that supplies charging units for residential, commercial and public uses and operates one of UK's largest public charging network.
27 Mar 2020

Li-ion Batteries 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr Alex Holland
27 Mar 2020

Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr Na Jiao
26 Mar 2020

Rising Copper Demand in an Evolving Electric Traction Motor Industry

As part of research commissioned by the International Copper Association (ICA) IDTechEx outlines which electric traction motor technologies are winning in electric cars, with a view to how this will impact overall copper demand by 2030.
23 Mar 2020

Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) - Hype or Hope?

In the past decade, mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) has attracted significant attention as it holds the potential to disrupt the business model of the traditional automotive industry and the way people travel.
16 Mar 2020

Automotive Lidar Market: Battlefield of a Hundred Technology Suppliers

The lidar market is very dynamic and some players are making excellent progress towards launching automotive-grade products. Analysts at IDTechEx are tracking more than one hundred companies that develop 3D lidar modules, this article presents insights from their report "Lidar 2020-2030".
16 Mar 2020

Redox Flow Batteries 2020-2030: Forecasts, Challenges, Opportunities

IDTechEx Report: Daniele Gatti
13 Mar 2020

In-Mold Electronics 2020-2030: Technology, Market Forecasts, Players

IDTechEx Report: Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh and Dr Richard Collins
12 Mar 2020

High Energy Li-Ion Battery is Safer for Electric Vehicles

A lithium-ion battery that is safe, has high power and can last for 1 million miles has been developed by a team in Penn State's Battery and Energy Storage Technology (BEST) Center.
2 Mar 2020

Energy Absolute Pcl

Energy Absolute Pcl is an alternative energy company based out of Thailand. It makes and supplies biodiesel and has announced plans for an electric car as well as electric catamarans for its home market.
26 Feb 2020

Electric Vehicles and Robotics in Agriculture 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop, Dr Michael Dent and Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh
20 Feb 2020

Electric Vehicles 2020-2030: 2nd Edition

IDTechEx Report: Dr Richard Collins, Dr Peter Harrop, Luke Gear, Dr Na Jiao, Dr David Wyatt and Dr James Edmondson
12 Feb 2020

Thermal Management for Electric Vehicles 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr James Edmondson, Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh and Dr Richard Collins
28 Jan 2020

Electric Vehicles and Robotics in Mining 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh
28 Jan 2020

Electric Vans 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr David Wyatt
21 Jan 2020

Electric Vehicles in Construction, Agriculture and Mining 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop, Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh and Dr Michael Dent