Caterpillar, Inc.

Caterpillar, Inc.

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For 80 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been building the world's infrastructure and, in partnership with its worldwide dealer network, is driving positive and sustainable change in every continent. With 2004 sales and revenues of $30.25 billion, Caterpillar is a technology leader and the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, clean diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines. More information is available at www.cat.com.
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2019
14 Aug

Centimeter-long snail robot is powered with light

Researchers used liquid crystal elastomer technology to demonstrate a bio-inspired microrobot capable of mimicking the adhesive locomotion of snails and slugs in natural scale. The 10-millimeter long soft robot harvests energy from a laser beam and can crawl on horizontal surfaces, climb vertical walls and an upside-down glass ceiling.
15 Jul

Future of Heavy Duty EV Motors Off Road

Fork lift trucks are almost all induction because reliability and affordability trump performance here. Their batteries are rapidly going lithium-ion for something less toxic and nearer to fit-and-forget but there is no similar issue with the motors.
4 Jul

Lithium-Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Richard Collins
4 Jun

Battery Concerns for Electrification in Mining

International Mining May 2019 gives an interesting interview strongly supporting the conclusions of the new IDTechEx report, "Electric Vehicles in Construction, Agriculture and Mining 2019-2029"
31 May

'Submarines' small enough to deliver medicine inside human body

Engineers have shown that micro-submarines powered by nano-motors could navigate the human body to provide targeted drug delivery to diseased organs without the need for external stimulus.
28 May

Educational robot made in France

Mainbot has created Winky, an educational and customizable robot. Tested and approved by more than 4,000 families in France.
21 May

E-Textiles 2019-2029: Technologies, Markets and Players

IDTechEx Report: James Hayward
10 May

Robopets benefit health and wellbeing of elderly

Robotic pets that respond to human interaction can benefit the health and wellbeing of older people living in care homes, a study has found.
9 May

Electric Vehicles 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Richard Collins
2 May

Graphene, 2D Materials and Carbon Nanotubes: Markets, Technologies and Opportunities 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh
16 Apr

Making Waves: From Automotive to Marine

Why new CO2 targets and global sulphur limitations will be a win for battery demand in ships.
11 Apr

3D Printing Materials 2019-2029: Technology and Market Analysis

IDTechEx Report: Dr Bryony Core
9 Apr

3D Printing of Metals 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Bryony Core
22 Mar

5G Technology, Market and Forecasts 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Luyun Jiang
7 Mar

Electric School Buses and Midi Buses 2019-2039

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
31 Jan

Energy Storage for Electric Buses and Trucks 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Na Jiao
2018
14 Dec

Electric Vehicles in Construction, Agriculture and Mining 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh
13 Dec

Electric and Hybrid Boats and Ships 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Luke Gear
5 Dec

Diesel generator sets: navigating an uncertain future

Diesel generator sets remain crucial to many key industries and are a multi-billion dollar global market.
3 Dec

Tabcat

Tabcat is a cat tracker from tracking company Loc8tor.