17 Feb 2021
Tesla's Innovative Power Electronics: The Silicon Carbide Inverter
Like the Beatles in the 60s, Tesla has arguably achieved the feat of being simultaneously the best and most popular at what they do. As the IDTechEx report "Electric Vehicles: Land, Sea & Air 2021-2041" discusses, Tesla enters a new market and quickly becomes the top-selling electric vehicle maker. In this article, we focus on Tesla's innovations in the field of power electronics and some of the new materials opportunities being created.
16 Feb 2021
Jaguar Cars All-Electric by 2025 as JLR Announce Zero-Emission Plans
Jaguar are set to to become an all-electric brand by 2025 as part of a new global strategy announced by Jaguar Land Rover this week. This strategy will also see all Jaguar and Land Rover nameplates to be available as pure-electric by 2030 with the aim of achieving net zero carbon emissions across their entire supply chain, products and operations by 2039.
5 Feb 2021
AVID Technology is a British manufacturer of high-performance electric vehicle powertrain components, established in 2008 as a spin-out of Comesys, and later rebranded Avid Technology in 2010.
23 Nov 2020
Circular End of Life Supply Chain for EV Batteries in the UK
A ground-breaking project to create a new circular end-of-life supply chain for the electric vehicle industry is being led by EMR Metals Recycling. The project has won grant support from the UK Government's Advanced Propulsion Centre.
6 Nov 2020
What Sells Electric Cars
Tesla became the most valuable car manufacturer for many reasons from glamour to having the longest-range vehicles. The IDTechEx report, "Electric Vehicles: Land, Sea and Air 2021-2041" gives the big picture.
11 Sep 2020
General Motors (2020)
After a promising start in the 1990s with the EV1, a heated legal battle between US automakers and California ultimately killed GM's electrification plans for a decade. In 2020, despite being in second place behind Tesla in US electric vehicle sales, the company is still behind the curve - but has exciting plans to catch up.
20 Aug 2020
Britishvolt Announces Project Director, Partners for UK Gigaplant
Britishvolt has announced the appointment of Ray Macera as Project Director for the construction and implementation of Britain's first battery gigaplant.
10 Aug 2020
Jaguar Land Rover Develops Contactless Touchscreen to Fight Bacteria
New contactless touchscreen technology developed by Jaguar Land Rover and the University of Cambridge will help keep drivers' eyes on the road and reduce the spread of bacteria and virusesin a post COVID-19 world.
29 Jun 2020
The automotive market as a whole is struggling with the COVID-19 situation. McLaren recently announced without backing from the British government that it could be in insolvency by mid-July 2020.
24 Mar 2020
Tesla Motors (battery development)
This profile discusses Tesla involvement in Li-ion battery development specifically.
15 Jan 2020
World's Smallest (and Mightiest) EV Charging Solutions
The EO Mini Smart Home is the smallest smart electric vehicle charger in the world and is now available through Octopus Electric Vehicles in conjunction with Octopus Energy's EV energy tariff, Octopus Go.