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16 Mar

How do Carmakers Deal With Less Cars?

From London to Sydney, one-bedroom apartments with a car space attached are becoming a rarity as planners impose tight controls on the provision of parking in new blocks, slashing costs and gridlock.
9 Mar

New all-electric Ford Transit

Lightning Systems is on schedule for March deliveries of its new zero-emissions LightningElectric system for Ford Transit and that it has developed a zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell range extender for the product.
5 Mar

Future Powertrain Conference report UK, 28th Feb- 1st Mar 2018

This event continues to grow with 400 registering at the entrance and 48 table top exhibitors including a busy IDTechEx stan
15 Feb

Desalination membrane produces both drinking water and lithium

With further development, these membranes have significant potential to perform the dual functions of removing salts from seawater and separating metal ions in a highly efficient and cost effective manner, offering a revolutionary new technological approach for the water and mining industries.
9 Feb

Porsche doubles e-mobility investment

Porsche has been putting together an unprecedented future development plan: By 2022, the sports car manufacturer will invest more than six billion euros in e-mobility, focusing on both plug-in hybrids and purely electric vehicles.
21 Jan

LG Chem

19 Jan

The biocomposite market cannot grow fast enough

Fibre reinforced polymers (FRPs) are predominantly made of synthetic fibres, such as glass or carbon, and a petrochemically sourced thermosetting resin or thermoplastic matrix. However, natural fibres and resins are on the rise because of their beneficial properties, competitive cost, legislative drivers, and consumer preferences.
18 Jan

AirSpaceX presents flying electric taxi

Airspace Experience Technologies has revealed a sub-scale model of its autonomous, electric VTOL aircraft, "MOBi-ONE," designed to autonomously takeoff like a helicopter, fly like a plane, and transport passengers or cargo between urban centers, suburbs, and airports within 60 miles.
17 Jan

Ford doubling electric vehicle spending to $11 billion by 2022

Ford will significantly increase its investments in electric vehicles to $11 billion by 2022 and have 40 hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its model lineup, Chairman Bill Ford said on Sunday at the Detroit auto show.
1 Jan

Geely Holding acquires strategic stake in AB Volvo

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group announced it has reached agreement with Cevian Capital to acquire its entire 8.2% share capital holding and 15.6% voting rights in AB Volvo, the leading Swedish manufacturer of trucks, buses, construction equipment, diesel engines, and marine and industrial engines.
19 Dec

Composite Metal Technology Ltd

Composite Metal Technology (CMT) are manufacturers of continuous fibre reinforced aluminium matrix composites (CFR-AMC). Jack Taylor (Commercial Manager) was interviewed by IDTechEx technology analyst Dr Richard Collins.
12 Dec

Strong demand for the Panamera with hybrid drive

Around 60 per cent of all new Panamera models that have been delivered in Europe were equipped with a hybrid drive. The new Panamera plug-in hybrid models were launched on the European market in June 2017.
8 Dec

Energy Independent Electric Vehicles: Land, Water, Air 2018-2038

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Mr Franco Gonzalez
29 Nov

Fast charging station network starts to take shape

IONITY, which was founded only a few weeks ago, is taking off quickly. The joint venture of BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen with Audi and Porsche has formed initial strategic partnerships for the realization of its "High-Power-Charging" network for electric vehicles in Europe.
23 Nov

Supercapacitor Technologies and Markets 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Mr Franco Gonzalez, Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Lorenzo Grande
21 Nov

Meridian Lightweight Technologies

Meridian Lightweight technologies are the largest magnesium die casting company in the world. IDTechEx analyst Dr Richard Collins interviewed Stephen Brown (Engineering Manager).
8 Nov

Launch of pan-European high-power charging network IONITY

Launching approximately 400 HPC stations by 2020, IONITY will make long-distance journeys easier and marks an important step for electric vehicles.
7 Nov

Ten Forecasts for the Automotive Sector

IDTechEx Report:
6 Nov

'Robutt' taught to mimic motion of human bottom

A robot has been created to move like a human bottom and perfectly simulate how drivers and passengers get in and out of their car seats.
3 Nov

3D Printing Software 2018-2028: Technology and Market Analysis

IDTechEx Report: Dr Bryony Core