Volkswagen plans 22 million electric vehicles in ten years
The Volkswagen Group is forging ahead with the fundamental change of system in individual mobility and systematically aligning with electric drives. The Group is planning to launch almost 70 new electric models in the next ten years - instead of the 50 previously planned.
Alliance Ventures invests in Enevate
Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has announced that it has invested in the latest round of funding in Enevate Corporation, an advanced lithium-ion battery technology company based in Irvine, California.
Powering the Flexible World
From 2019 we will come to a world with flexible electronics and batteries to power these devices have attracted tremendous attention. These devices may require batteries with special mechanical properties or form factors. For more details about thin, flexible and printed batteries, please refer to IDTechEx's report Flexible, Printed and Thin Film Batteries 2019-2029.
Enevate Secures Funding from LG Chem
Enevate Corporation announced that LG Chem has participated in Enevate's recent funding. This investment is a nod to the viability of Enevate's technology which could enable Electric Vehicles to charge in the same time as gas cars without compromise.
LG Chem update from IDTechEx Show! Berlin 2018.
Leading Players Speak at Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing
The electric vehicle industry is on fire. Leading players of the emerging electric vehicle industry to speak at Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing in Berlin on 11-12 April.
A report from Batterieforum 2018
From the 24th to the 26th January 2018, about 300 experts and opinion leaders in energy storage gathered in Berlin for the 2018 edition of the Batterieforum, an event aimed at the German-speaking community in the battery industry. IDTechEx analyst Dr Lorenzo Grande was there to report on policy changes and new business partnerships happening in Germany.
BMW is extremely active when it comes to battery innovation. The company has performed a screening of battery materials to achieve high performance, and is also working on second-life applications.