17 Dec 2020
XOS Trucks (formally Thor Trucks) delivered and launched its first prototype pure electric class 8 semi-truck in December 2017, called the ET-One.
17 Dec 2020
Vehicle Batteries: Abandon Pack, Module or Both?
There is a race to 1000km battery-electric vehicles (BEV) and beyond.
14 Dec 2020
EC Proposes Regulation to Improve Li-ion Sustainability
The European Commission (EC) has proposed stricter regulations regarding the sustainability of batteries.
2 Dec 2020
The Most Significant Advanced Materials News from 2020
Not a single country or industry has been unaffected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the impact will be felt for years to come. Despite this, there have still been some notable industrial activity and commercial progression within materials science. IDTechEx provides a round-up and highlights some of these key developments.
2 Dec 2020
Graphene Market: Orders Arrive, Consolidation Awaits
Following decades of development, 2021 and 2022 are set to be notable years for the graphene industry, as it finally approaches an inflection point. Some in the graphene sector are now seeing their labors bear fruit in the form of commercial success - but that is not the case for everyone.
16 Nov 2020
Kymco is a Taiwanese incumbent which recently launched 50cc equivalent electric scooters, branded 'Ionex'.
14 Oct 2020
LG Chem, SolarEdge: Battery Shortage Met by Solar + Storage Solution
LG Chem, Korea's leading manufacturer of advanced lithium-ion batteries, has strengthened its partnership with global inverter manufacturer SolarEdge to offer the most advanced home backup solution to date with training for installers.
5 Oct 2020
Regional Development of Solid-State Batteries
The rapid growth of the electric vehicle market has driven the development, manufacture and sales of batteries, especially lithium-ion batteries. In the meantime, a number of companies are betting on the next big energy storage technologies. Solid-state batteries are one of them.
28 Sep 2020
The CNT Success Story Begins
False-start - stagnation - market explosion: The CNT success story begins, as IDTechEx forecasts significant growth
25 Sep 2020
Graphene Batteries AS are a Norwegian company developing lithium-sulphur batteries.
11 Sep 2020
General Motors (2020)
LG Chem is a partner in the development of the new Ultium battery.
7 Sep 2020
EST-Floattech was founded in 2009 in the Netherlands where it supplies premium battery modules branded Green Orca to electric boats and ships.
25 Aug 2020
Corvus Energy (2020)
Supplies NMC pouch cells for Orca and NMC 18650 cylindrical cells for Dolphin.
22 Jul 2020
Fluence Analytics provide continuous monitoring and real-time analysis of polymerization reactions and biopharmaceutical manufacturing. IDTechEx spoke with Alex Reed (CEO and Co-founder).
7 Jul 2020
Hercules Electric Vehicles
Hercules Electric Vehicles is an early stage EV startup based in Detroit, Michigan, who are developing high performance luxury all-electric pickup truck.
30 Jun 2020
Battery cell supplier through 2023.