Key to Successful Pure Electric Cars
There is no correlation of successful sales numbers or value with oil price or even up-front price in relation to electric cars. Dr Peter Harrop explores their trajectory.
Electric Vehicles in China: New Insights
China is key to the future of electric vehicles because of formidable innovation and global reach as much as biggest market demand. The new IDTechEx Research report, "Electric Vehicles in China 2019-2029", finds that the market penetration and technical innovation in China of electric buses is more impressive than electric cars. However, it finds that China is extremely backward in certain respects and its success and priorities are not always those that the global media portray.
League Table of EV Manufacturers: Next Winners and Losers
The EV business is highly fragmented with great scope for consolidation leading to economy of scale.
Automotive Interiors Project in Printed, In-Mold Electronics
Today, Geely Design, CEVT and TactoTek® jointly announced that they have initiated projects to develop smart surfaces for multiple automotive brands owned by CEVT's parent company, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group. The current interiors project is the first of several anticipated by the framework agreement between the companies.
Chinese Supercapacitor Vehicles Spreading Worldwide
Consider supercapacitor buses. CRRC of China has been quietly exporting them to Bulgaria, Israel, and Austria recently and its own supercapacitor manufacturers now make good products and plan 30% cost reduction within 3 years.
Geely Auto and CATL form JV for new energy vehicle batteries
Geely Auto and Contemporary Amperex Technology announced they have reached agreement to form a joint venture company to produce and develop vehicle batteries for new energy vehicles.
Supercapacitor Materials Improvement: Gateway to Multi $ Billion Busin
Supercapacitor materials are rapidly improving by new routes. The active materials are the dominant part of cost and the cause of limitations such as flammability, toxicity, cost, energy density and self- discharge. Currently the active electrodes almost always consist of bulk "hierarchical" carbon with a range of pore sizes, often made the old way from botanical materials.
Geely announces new energy strategy, launch of smart hybrid flagship
Geely has unveiled its strategy in the new era of new energy vehicles. "Geely Intelligent Power" is Geely's diversified new energy strategy that follows four main technological pathways.
Fantastic Progress at Printed Electronics Europe
Europe's leading event on printed, flexible and hybrid electronics - Printed Electronics Europe, hosted by IDTechEx in Berlin on April 11-12, saw attendance from a record 63 countries with 16% growth of the exhibit floor space.
Geely, L'Oréal, Arsenal FC and PolyPhotonix Open Printed Electronics
Printed Electronics Europe 2018 in Berlin, Germany, on April 11-12 is the key meeting place for those involved in technology scouting and product innovation, bringing together printed and flexible electronics with global brands.
Geely, L'Oréal, Arsenal FC and PolyPhotonix to Open the IDTechEx Show!
The IDTechEx Show! in Berlin, Germany, on April 11-12 is the key meeting place for those involved in technology scouting and product innovation, bringing together emerging technologies with global brands.
Five Hot Trends with Printed and Flexible Electronics
Europe's leading event on printed and flexible electronics, Printed Electronics Europe 2018, opens its doors in less than three weeks to over 2,500 global visitors.
First new TX eCITY London taxi handed over to London cabbie
It's a landmark day for London and its thousands of taxi drivers and passengers as the very first all-new electric TX taxi from the London EV Company has been handed over.
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.
Good and Bad EV and Off Grid Forecasting
Analysts IDTechEx find that there are several indicators of dramatic change in the land, water and air vehicles increasingly made and operated by the same companies. The Chinese are clearer about this than most. This article explains this stance.
Zhejiang Geely Holding Group completes acquisition of Terrafugia Inc
Zhejiang Geely Holding Group is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with Terrafugia Inc, a US-based company focused on the innovation, engineering and production of flying cars and future technologies, to acquire its operations and assets in their entirety.
Chinese rescue another electric laggard: Fiat Chrysler?
Analyst IDTechEx has long appraised the auto industry as consisting of those leading the move to pure electric powertrains such as Tesla, Renault + Nissan, Yutong and BYD of China, those only recently giving it major emphasis such as Toyota, Jaguar Land Rover, Volkswagen (under duress) and Daimler and those almost in denial such as Fiat Chrysler, Mazda and Suzuki, their pure electric activity being more of a gesture than a serious activity.
Volvo Cars drops ICE only based cars by 2019. How radical is this?
Volvo Cars has been in the news recently in relation to their announcement this Wednesday on their decision to leave the internal combustion engine only based automotive industry. But is this move really a revolutionary one?
Geely will buy stakes in Malaysia's Proton, UK automaker Lotus
DRB-HICOM Berhad has reached an agreement with China-based Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co Ltd for the Chinese car group to acquire 49.9% equity in PROTON Holdings Berhad.