IBM Launches Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network
The Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network, a blockchain network committed to strengthening human rights and environmental protection in mineral supply chains, announced that its digital supply chain for cobalt has moved beyond pilot phase and is progressing toward use in live production computing environments starting in spring 2020.
NOHMs is a start-up that develops ionic liquid electrolytes for Li-ion batteries. Their technology originated from research at Cornell University with company's CEO and lead researchers all Cornell alumni. They claim their material improves safety by improving thermal and high-voltage stability without impacting cycle life or power.
This profile is an updated version. IDTechEx principal analyst Franco Gonzalez interviewed NOHMs CEO Nathan Ball in 2016.
Technique Helps Robots Find the Front Door
In the not too distant future, robots may be dispatched as last-mile delivery vehicles to drop your takeout order, package, or meal-kit subscription at your doorstep — if they can find the door.
Graphene Market Research Tipping Point - Part 1
In this two-part article Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, a leading industry expert and Research Director at IDTechEx will discuss the global graphene market.
Ford introduces largest EV charging network in North America
Ford is providing easy access to more electric vehicle public charging stations in North America than any other automaker, Ford will make it easier for customers to find a place to charge when the company starts delivering new models next year.
Intelligent, shape-morphing, self-healing material
A step closer to integrated artificial muscle and nervous tissue, researchers develop an intelligent, shape-morphing, and self-healing material for soft robotics and wearable electronics.
World's largest fuel cell heavy truck rollout underway
Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies have unveiled the first of the road-certified 42t fuel cell trucks made by Ford Motor Company joint venture company JMC, representing one of the first purpose-built Class 8 fuel cell trucks in the world.
Tritium opens state-of-the-art innovation and customer-focused R&D
Tritium has opened the doors of a new facility in Los Angeles which will enable the company to increase production to cater for a growing sales pipeline in the Americas region.
LS Automotive Technologies Licenses TactoTek® IMSETM Technology
LS Automotive Technologies has licensed design and manufacturing rights for TactoTek injection molded structural electronics technology.
Safer Batteries for electric vehicles
Preventing electric vehicles from bursting into flames on impact is a primary goal of a new Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University project funded by the Ford Motor Company.
Mercedes-Benz EQV: first fully-electric premium MPV
The series version of the Mercedes-Benz EQV is celebrating its debut. The next member of the Mercedes EQ family combines emissions-free mobility with impressive driving abilities, high functionality and aesthetic design as the first fully-electric premium MPV from Mercedes-Benz.
Ford and Volkswagen expand their global collaboration
Ford and Volkswagen AG are expanding their global alliance to include electric vehicles - and will collaborate with Argo AI to introduce autonomous vehicle technology in the U.S. and Europe.
Full-hybrid vehicle with 48-volt high power technology
Protecting the climate calls for environmentally efficient drive systems. For years now, technology company Continental has been backing environmentally friendly and cost-effective 48-volt electrification, which can be used with both gasoline and diesel engines.
Self driving cars and smart robots to make home deliveries
Ford is teaming up with Agility Robotics to explore a brand-new frontier in the world of autonomy — and a new way of thinking about how we make deliveries.
Impossible Objects Unveils Next-Generation 3D Printer, Partners
Impossible Objects announced two watershed advances in composite 3D printing for the factory floor. The company's latest 3D printing system, the CBAM-2, and a new partnership with BASF on PA6-carbon fiber composites extend Impossible Objects' patented composite based additive manufacturing process (CBAM) to an unprecedented range of industrial applications.
Self driving robot makes life easier for Ford
Autonomous vehicles from Ford are still a few years away, but one little robot is already showing what's possible.