14 Feb 2020
Off-Road Vehicle Makers Electrify to Become as Large as Car Companies
Vehicles for construction, agriculture and mining CAM have become one industry served by giants such as Caterpillar, CNH Industrial, John Deere and Komatsu but also small businesses making the new requirements such as drone systems and weeding and mine survey robots.
20 Dec 2019
Electric Vehicles: A Look Back at 2019
Few of the giant car makers have shown urgency in transitioning away from the internal combustion engine. What's more, the automotive market is set to decline once again in 2019 whilst electrifying newcomers made huge gains in front of sleeping incumbents' noses. Although a large fraction of this is orders (not deliveries), if OEMs do not wake up now, they never will.
16 Dec 2019
Escapers from Peak Car
At the recent Future of Transportation Conference in Vienna (Dec 2019), most speakers were warning of the impending severity of peak car.
19 Sep 2019
CNH Industrial investing $250M in Nikola's 'disruptive' HD trucks
CNH Industrial announced its intention to enter into a strategic and exclusive Heavy-Duty Truck partnership with Nikola Corporation, to accelerate industry transformation towards emission neutrality of Class 8 / Heavy-Duty Trucks in North America and Europe through the adoption of fuel-cell technology.
20 Feb 2019
China: Electric Vehicle Program Beyond Cars
The Chinese government shrewdly controls supply and demand for sectors it deems important. As elsewhere it has to cope with people moving to cities.
17 Dec 2018
Making Sense of Opposite Views on Fuel Cell Vehicles
Fuel cell vehicles are being trialled in mines, on farms, in construction, on roads, as boats, as trains.
8 Sep 2016
Concept autonomous tractor development
Better use of labor, integration into current machinery fleets, plus the flexibility to work unmanned around the clock with real time data monitoring - and, in the future, the ability to automatically respond to weather events. That's what the concept autonomous tractor technology could bring to future world agriculture.