26 Apr 2022
In 2007, the Fisker Automotive Company was founded by current CEO Henrik Fisker and Bernhard Koehler. Fisker Automotive Company had a tumultuous existence with early setbacks jeopardizing the company's future and leading to its bankruptcy. In 2016, Henrik Fisker revived the brand and it is now on the way to mass production at the end of 2022.
4 Feb 2022
Metawave - Radar Antennas for` the Autonomous Future
Metawave produces analogue beamforming antennas and control chips that are designed to make the most out of radar transceivers. The antennas focus the emission into a narrow fan shape, which is then vertically scanned. This improves range, angular resolution and field of view compared to a static antenna.
16 Dec 2021
Uhnder - digital code modulation automotive radar
Uhnder is a start up working on radar on chip technologies for automotive and other applications. Uhnder use a 28nm Silicon CMOS technology to construct a single chip with 192 virtual channels giving high imaging potential. Uhnder has also moved away from the widely frequency modulated continuous wave emission pattern in facour of digital code modulation, this brings increased performance and robustness to interference.
2 Sep 2021
IDTechEx Dissects the Market for Solid-state Batteries in New Report
This article explores the history of solid-state batteries and looks ahead at regional development, sharing some of the research from the new IDTechEx report, "Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2021-2031: Technology, Forecasts, Players".
23 Jun 2021
Solid-State Battery Market Will Grow to $8 Billion by 2031
With an increasing number of players working in this field and some milestones being achieved, the solid-state battery market is expected to grow to $ 8 billion by 2031, according to IDTechEx's new report "Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2021-2031: Technology, Forecasts, Players".
19 Mar 2021
Lucid Motors is getting closer to the release of the 'Lucid Air' - a 924V premium sedan with impressive custom-built components.
5 Oct 2020
Regional Development of Solid-State Batteries
The rapid growth of the electric vehicle market has driven the development, manufacture and sales of batteries, especially lithium-ion batteries. In the meantime, a number of companies are betting on the next big energy storage technologies. Solid-state batteries are one of them.
28 Jul 2020
Solid-State Batteries Will Create a $6 Billion Market in 2030
Solid-state batteries keep on attracting tremendous attention and investment with the maturing technologies and closeness to mass production.
8 Jul 2020
California based Karma Automotive are best known for manufacturing luxury plug-in hybrid electric sports cars, but they are also developing a range of skateboard type chassis platforms for a wide variety of different battery electric and extended-range electric vehicles.
4 Jun 2019
Here Come 800 Volt EVs: Six Companies
An analysis of the big six companies working in 800V EV
31 May 2019
Electric Vehicles Go High Voltage
The new IDTechEx report, "Electric Vehicles 2020-2030" is the most thorough on the subject with 100 categories forecasted by number and market value and many newly-revealed trends and predictions.
29 May 2019
A Solid Future: New Opportunities enabled by Solid State Batteries
Solid state batteries have been considered as the avenue to the next generation energy storage solutions. According to IDTechEx's research "Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2019-2029: Technology, Patents, Forecasts, Players" www.idtechex.com/solid.
7 Feb 2018
Electric Vehicles at CES 2018
IDTechEx analysts attended CES 2018. Key themes from automotive companies and suppliers were not only the vehicles themselves, but the increasing intersection between autonomy, connectivity and electrification through partnerships and ambitious technology development roadmaps.
10 Jan 2018
EMotion all new electric vehicle from Fisker
The Electric Vehicle Renaissance has truly begun - one that must be met with both timeless, yet futuristic form and hyper-intelligent function, says Henrik Fisker.
5 Dec 2017
Autonomous shuttle for smart cities
Fisker Inc is entering an alliance with Hakim Unique Group, to develop an autonomous shuttle for smart cities across the globe.
3 Sep 2015
Sakti3 is a company developing solid-state batteries. They were founded in 2007 by current CEO Dr. Ann Marie Sastry, who was then a professor at the University of Michigan. Sakti3 was recently acquired by Dyson for $90m.
22 May 2014
Toyota Simplifies Priorities: Tesla Gets Lonely, Fisker unites
Toyota Motor, world number one in electric vehicles by a big margin, has long done the minimum with pure electric cars, saying that they remain unready for prime time due to cost and range. The rejection of pure electric cars further firmed up in May 2014.
18 Oct 2013
Lessons from eCarTec Munich October 2013
Subsequent to our survey of adoption of synchronous vs asynchronous (AC induction) motors we took a rain check at eCarTec Munich in October 2013.