Bad Strategy Will Kill Some Carmaking Giants Soon
Bad strategy rather than tactics, such as misjudged new models, will kill several major automotive companies. They face a perfect storm of peak car, totally new technology, totally new markets and recession.
Highlights of "Future of Mobility Chicago USA" January 22 2019
This one day session with about 40 people was a precursor to the two day Smart Cities international Symposium that directly followed.
Auto industry reacts to deal on CO2 targets for cars and vans
The European Automobile Manufacturers' Association takes note of the final deal on the CO2 regulation for cars and vans, setting targets for the years 2025 and 2030, which was struck by the EU member states and the European Parliament.
Learnings from Battery and Energy Warwick University 4-5 Dec 2018
At "Battery and Energy" Warwick University UK Day One with about 100 delegates and 10 table top exhibitors.
Range Rover Sport self-drives Coventry Ring Road
A Range Rover Sport has completed the first ever self-driving lap of one of the UK's most challenging road layouts. A prototype self-driving Range Rover Sport handled the complex Coventry Ring Road, successfully changing lanes, merging with traffic and exiting junctions at the speed limit of 40mph.
VDL provides contract manufacturing - from cars and electric buses to manufacturing machines for flexible electronics. This profile focuses on their work with flexible/printed electronics.
E-lectric! Jaguar classic will build zero-emissions E-types
Following an overwhelmingly positive reaction to the original concept for 'the most beautiful electric car in the world', Jaguar Classic has confirmed it will offer all-electric E-types for sale. The news follows the iconic EV sports car's successful debut in concept in September 2017.
Jaguar Vector Racing break maritime electric world record
Jaguar Vector Racing have broken the outright world and national electric speed records in a battery-powered boat. The unique Jaguar Vector V20E recorded an average speed of 88.61mph across the two legs of the famous 1km course on Coniston Water, England.
Magnesium vs CFRP: The Good, The Bad, and The Market
The need for lightweighting is paramount across numerous sectors and understanding the material solutions has left a significant amount of uncertainty and potential opportunities.
Fastned reveals new generation of fast charging stations
Dutch charging company Fastned unveils its new generation of fast charging stations. At the new stations electric vehicles can charge at up to 350 kW, that is up to 100 times faster than at home.
Future Powertrain Conference report UK, 28th Feb- 1st Mar 2018
This event continues to grow with 400 registering at the entrance and 48 table top exhibitors including a busy IDTechEx stan
Metal Matrix Composites (MMC): finally reaching the top of wish lists
Metal Matrix Composites (MMCs) have been known and explored for a very long time, but new innovations and an increased demand for high-performance lightweight materials means that they are finally ready to make it beyond their previous false starts.