14 Mar 2021
IDTechEx comment on Northvolt's acquisition of Cuberg
On March 10th, European battery start-up Northvolt announced their agreement for the acquisition of Cuberg, a US start-up developing lithium metal batteries, for an undisclosed amount.
12 Mar 2021
General Motors eVTOL Aircraft
General Motors (GM) is a multinational American automaker based out of 'motor city' in Detroit, Michigan. Its car brands include Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Baojun (China) and Wuling (China). In January 2021 they announced their design concept for an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft.
21 Jan 2021
Cruise and GM Team up with Microsoft on Self-Driving Vehicles
Cruise and General Motors announced they have entered a long-term strategic relationship with Microsoft to accelerate the commercialization of self-driving vehicles. The companies will bring together their software and hardware engineering excellence, cloud computing capabilities, manufacturing know-how and partner ecosystem to transform transportation.
15 Jan 2021
GM Launches BrightDrop to Electrify Delivery of Goods and Services
General Motors has announced a new business, BrightDrop, which will offer an ecosystem of electric first-to-last-mile products, software and services to empower delivery and logistics companies to move goods more efficiently.
18 Dec 2020
GM Opens New 3D Printing Facility
General Motors announced the opening of a 15,000-square-foot Additive Industrialization Center, a ground-up facility exclusively dedicated to productionizing 3D printing technology in the automotive industry. The AIC is the capstone of GM's expertise and increased investment in 3D printing over the last several years.
17 Dec 2020
Vehicle Batteries: Abandon Pack, Module or Both?
There is a race to 1000km battery-electric vehicles (BEV) and beyond.
14 Dec 2020
Event Summary: Image Sensors and IS Auto US 2020
IDTechEx recently attended the Image Sensor and IS Auto US 2020 online conference. This premium article outlines and analyzes the talks given.
8 Dec 2020
Overview of General Motors' Ultium Battery
At the 2020 AABC conference, General Motors (GM) provided an introduction to their Ultium battery system, the platform to be used across their EV portfolio first announced in March 2020.
3 Dec 2020
Thermal Management in 2020: Highlights from IDTechEx
A huge market is opening for component and material suppliers in the thermal management arena.
27 Nov 2020
General Motors Sparkles in 48 Volt
It is in China that General Motors is leading the way in 48V hybrid cars and their next technology. This 48V mild hybridization of conventional car models gives them another ten years in the market.
23 Nov 2020
Highlights from the Thermal Management Systems Digital Summit
In this premium article, IDTechEx cover some of the thermal management highlights from the presentations at the Thermal Management Systems Digital Summit held online on 17th-18th November 2020
20 Oct 2020
What is happening at Nikola Corp?
Nikola Corporation, the American Fuel Cell Truck company, have been attracting considerable interest of late.