8 Jul 2020
In-Mold Electronics: Material Development Opportunities
In-Mold Electronics (IME) is a process that combines printed electronics with 3D forming and molding to create 3D objects with embedded electronics. The electronics can include interconnects, sensors, rigid IC or LEDs, optical waveguides, and so on.
7 Jul 2020
Hercules Electric Vehicles
Hercules Electric Vehicles is an early stage EV startup based in Detroit, Michigan, who are developing high performance luxury all-electric pickup truck.
6 Jul 2020
Motiv Power Systems
Motive Power Systems are a California based manufacturer of all-electric chassis for medium duty (Class 3 through 6) commercial vehicles.
24 Jun 2020
Desktop Metal is providing affordable high-throughput additive manufacturing solutions. IDTechEx spoke with Arjun Aggarwal (VP of Business Development & Product).
18 May 2020
Mustang Mach-E Charge Time Improved by 30 Percent
The all-new Mustang Mach-E can add an estimated average of 61 miles of range in approximately 10 minutes at an Electrify America DC fast charging station with the extended-range battery and rear-wheel drive - an improvement of approximately 14 miles or 30 percent versus previous estimates.
11 May 2020
IDtechEx spoke with battery technology start-up company Addionics.
1 May 2020
Ford, Lincoln Cancel Plans for Rivian Powered Electric Vehicle
In January, the Lincoln Motor Company announced that it was working together with Rivian to develop an all-new electric vehicle previously announced as part of Ford Motor Company's original investment in Rivian.
17 Apr 2020
DowAksa formed in 2012 as a 50:50 joint venture between The Dow Chemical Company and Aksa Akrilik Kimya Sanayii A.Ş. They have two manufacturing lines in Turkey with an estimated capacity of 3,600 tpa. The CF is sold under the brand name AKSACA.
13 Apr 2020
Routes to 3D Electronics: Assessment of Technologies and Applications
Metallization of 3D surfaces is a growing field with diverse applications. In this article, we briefly discuss some techniques and applications thereof. More specifically, we discuss and critically benchmark laser direct structuring, aerosol, 3D printed electronics, two-shot molding and In-Mold Electronics.
8 Apr 2020
US Electric Pickup Trucks Part 1: Market Overview
Part one of a topic overview by IDTechEx analyst David Wyatt discussing US Electric Pickup Trucks, Addressable Market, and OEM Players
8 Apr 2020
US Electric Pickup Trucks Part 2: Players
Part two of IDTechEx Analyst David Wyatt's overview of electric pickup trucks, including: Ford, GM, FCA, Tesla, Rivian, Bollinger, Lordstown, Atlis, Workhorse, Nikola, Karma, Neuron & Hercules
8 Apr 2020
Autonomous Shuttles Help Transport COVID-19 Tests
For the first time in the US autonomous vehicles are being used to transport medical supplies and COVID-19 tests at Mayo Clinic in Florida.
2 Apr 2020
Protean are specialists in the design, manufacture and application of in-wheel motors. Their technology allows for the entire drive and brake unit to be housed inside the wheel along with associated electronics. With the technology demonstrated, the challenge is to see a greater adoption across the electric vehicle market.
30 Mar 2020
Mobile Robots: Coronavirus Pushes Logistic Automation up the Agenda
Recent developments bring into focus the motivation, and at times the imperative, to increase automation in the logistics and delivery chain. IDTechEx have been examining the technological and commercial trends in this field for several years.
30 Mar 2020
3D Printed Nasal Swabs to Test for COVID-19 in Emergencies
The University of South Florida Health, Formlabs and Northwell Health announced they have successfully produced and tested a 3D printed nasal swab to address emergency shortages that hospitals and health care teams may face as testing for COVID-19 increases.
26 Mar 2020
Ford Helping to 3D Print Respirators, Ventilators
Ford Motor Company, joining forces with firms including 3M and GE Healthcare, is lending its manufacturing and engineering expertise to quickly expand production of urgently needed medical equipment and supplies for healthcare workers, first responders and patients fighting coronavirus.