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.
Electric Air Taxi Cabable of Carrying 250kg
Vertical Aerospace has revealed flight footage of an electric vertical take off and landing aircraft capable of carrying loads of up to 250kg - the first company in the world to do so.
Jaguar Land Rover Printed Electronics Powers Next Gen Personalisation
Jaguar Land Rover is developing the Lightweight Electronics in Simplified Architecture (LESA) research technology - used in flexible wearables and curved OLED TVs - for car interiors. It has the potential to radically change cabins of the future and would offer customers greater ability to customise their cars to suit their needs.
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.
Further grant support from Faraday Battery Challenge
Ilika announces the offer of a further £0.9m funding directly to Ilika under the UK Government's Faraday Battery Challenge:
Rivian is an American automaker and automotive technology company with over 1000 staff. Founded in 2009, the company develops vehicles, products and services related to sustainable transportation.
Quanergy offer lidar modules and lidar signal processing software. IDTechEx interviewed Dr Louay Eldada from Quanergy in April 2019. Eldada is the CEO and Co-Founder of Quanergy, and he is based in USA.
Used car batteries could power farms in the developing world
As part of a Circular Economy for electric vehicle battery systems, as the number of such vehicles increases rapidly, the need to find the best way to reuse and recycle vehicle batteries becomes just as intense.
Jaguar Landrover accelerates electrification
Jaguar Land Rover has revealed plans to manufacture a range of new electrified vehicles at its manufacturing plant in Castle Bromwich, UK. The announcement is the next significant step in delivering on the company's commitment to offer customers electrified options for all new Jaguar and Land Rover models from 2020.
Lightyear One vs Tesla Model 3
New solar car assessed: needs, uniques, competition.
IDTechEx interviewed Antti Backman, CEO of Delektre. The company is involved in the printed and flexible electronics market, including a ring product using flexible, organic electronics to create a non-invasive optical sensing technique for a variety of physiological parameters. They are also involved in custom cabling solutions via sister company, New Cable Corporation.
UK investment in electric car battery development
Companies across the country are set to benefit from £23 million government investment to help them develop the latest electric vehicle technology.
Weland Solutions sets focus on automation
The result of one year's intensive work at Weland Solutions' development department is here; a brand new fully automatic goods to man solution.
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.