Finalists Announced for 2019 R&D 100 Awards
Finalists for the venerable R&D 100 Awards have been announced by R&D World magazine and its new parent company, WTWH Media, LLC.
GM and LG Chem Team Up to Advance Toward an All-Electric Future
General Motors and LG Chem announced plans to mass-produce battery cells for future battery-electric vehicles. Together, the companies will invest up to a total of $2.3 billion through a new, equally owned joint venture company.
Cruise develops autonomous cars and mobility services designed for cities. Cruise was acquired by General Motors in 2016 and became its core of autonomous driving effort.
Strobe are developing lidar modules. The company were acquired by Cruise Automation (USA) in 2017.
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.
General Motors, Faurecia and Myant to open the IDTechEx Show!
Opening the IDTechEx Show! on November 20-21 at the Santa Clara Convention Center are three cornerstone speakers, highlighting key progress and future visions across the topics covered at the event.
Those desperate to invest in "The next Tesla" continue to pile into start-up Rivian, the latest $350 million coming from a media company. That takes investment up to the $2 billion level familiar at Tesla.
Die Attach Materials for Power Electronics in Electric Vehicles
New IDTechEx Research report investigates the market for various die and substrate attach materials used in power electronics in various electric vehicles. It provides a comprehensive view of the industry trends, looking at the trends driving the adoption of higher performance die-attach materials.
Agenda Announced for Printed Electronics USA 2019
The agenda has just been announced for the 16th annual Printed Electronics USA event taking place in Santa Clara, California, on November 20 & 21. This is the world's largest event on flexible, hybrid & printed electronics. Printed Electronics USA is part of the IDTechEx show, which brings together seven key disruptive technologies and their customers in one venue.
Study identifies main culprit behind lithium metal battery failure
A research team has discovered the root cause of why lithium metal batteries fail—bits of lithium metal deposits break off from the surface of the anode during discharging and are trapped as "dead" or inactive lithium that the battery can no longer access.
Michelin and GE 3D print airless tires
Michelin and General Motors present a new generation of airless wheel technology for passenger vehicles.
Faraday Future charts path forward with new financing
Faraday Future announced a series of strategic actions designed to support completion and launch of its flagship FF 91 EV, continue development of the mass-market FF 81 for launch in 2021, and support of its vendor and supply chain.