19 Dec 2018
Technology analyst Luke Gear reports on his findings on Arcimoto at the IDTechEx Show! USA 2018.
21 Feb 2018
Cummins and Johnson Matthey expand efforts in electrification
Cummins Inc announced the acquisition of Johnson Matthey's UK automotive battery systems business, a subsidiary of Johnson Matthey that specializes in high-voltage automotive grade battery systems for electric and hybrid vehicles.
28 Jan 2015
Polaris acquires electric motorcycle business from Brammo
Polaris Industries Inc has acquired the electric motorcycle business of Brammo Inc. In addition, Polaris is acting as a leading investor in a recapitalization of Brammo that enables the company to focus exclusively on the design, development and integration of electric vehicle power trains.
10 Oct 2014
IDTechEx: Electric Vehicles - A $533 billion credible prospect
Electric Vehicles on a roll, with the global market forecast for all hybrid and pure electric vehicles expected to exceed $533 billion in 2025.
22 Aug 2014
IDTechEx reveals multi-billion dollar market for electric motorcycles
Savvy participants in the electric vehicles business see beyond the obvious e-bikes, e-cars and e-buses where little money is made. The other half of the value market is where most of the profits will be made and it is replete with new sub-markets coming from nowhere.
14 Dec 2013
Daimler AG is a major automotive company with electric vehicle activities under Orion bus, Smart car, Mercedes car and commercial vehicle brands and other activities including an e-scooter. Its fuel cell development for EVs and roll out program is up with the global leaders.
15 Nov 2013
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.
5 Nov 2013
Brammo is an Oregon, USA based electric motorbike manufacturer with high brand awareness in the USA and increasingly more in Europe. The company has kicked off sales in the new segment in 2012. They are planning to design an electric racing car in 2015.
30 Jul 2012
Brammo drives growth with $45 Million
Brammo Inc., a leading developer of electric vehicle technology and manufacturer of distinctive two-wheel electric vehicles, has closed the first $13 million tranche of a $45 million Series C funding round designed to accelerate the company's development plans.
6 Sep 2011
New approach to e-bike batteries
IDTechEx Technology Analyst Harry Zervos interviewed Leyden Energy's Aakar Patel, discussing the company's battery technology, the attributes that make it a technology that's attracting the interest of electric vehicle, consumer electronic, smart grid and EV developers as well as the company's prospects and aims for the future.
12 Aug 2011
Brammo production gets underway in Europe
Brammo Inc. recently announced that production of its electric motorcycles is now under way at the Flextronics production facility in Sàrvàr, Hungary.
1 Aug 2011
High-density, temperature tolerant battery development
Last week IDTechEx reported on work at Stanford University tackling the issues of low energy and power densities in lithium-ion batteries using sulphur particles. Now another significant problem associated with electric vehicle batteries is being explored by US based company Leyden Energy by exchanging traditional battery chemistries.