24 Oct 2019
Will Fuel Cells Succeed in Buses?
At the world's largest bus event, Busworld in Belgium in October 21-23 2019, Herald Ruijters of DG Move in the European Commission was very enthusiastic about fuel cell buses.
8 Aug 2017
Here comes over capacity of lithium-ion batteries?
IDTechEx forecasts no let up in the growth of the global lithium-ion battery market even in 2027. These batteries are now steadily replacing lead acid in its last strongholds such as mobility vehicles for the disabled, fork lift trucks, golf carts and cars though there is a long way to go in each case.
2 Aug 2013
China may further limit car purchases to curb smog
More Chinese cities may restrict vehicle purchases in a bid to fight air pollution and traffic congestion, state media reported.
21 May 2013
Disputed sales of electric cars: the truth behind the confusion
How is it that some analysts put pure-electric car sales at hundreds of thousands in 2012 whereas others report a mere 60-65,000? At analysts IDTechEx, we feel that a lack of rigor is largely to blame because there are cars homologated as such and car-like vehicles that are not homologated as cars.
7 Mar 2011
China's largest EV manufacturer cuts prices and jobs
China is expected to become the leading power in EV development and commercialization, yet the country's biggest EV manufacturer BYD is slashing purchase prices and staff. Typically this is the type of behavior that precedes an administration announcement, nevertheless the Chinese media report this is more of a refinement rather than an admission of deep-set problems.
9 Nov 2009
German company Odersun and Chinese AT&M address China's PV market
China is trying to catch up in the global race to find alternatives to fossil fuels with offers of government subsidies for utility-scale solar power projects.