21 Nov 2023
WEVO Chemie: Battery Thermal Management Materials
WEVO Chemie is producing gap fillers, thermally conductive adhesives, and fire protection materials for EV battery packs. IDTechEx interviewed WEVO to learn more about its materials and market progress.
14 Nov 2023
Von Holzhausen are a major player in the plant-based leather alternatives industry based in California, USA. IDTechEx spoke to Emma Reynolds, who is the company's UK Sales Director.
10 Nov 2023
Rising Star: Commercial Advancements & Developments of SSB
The announcement claimed by Toyota that it had a "technological breakthrough" to resolve durability issues and "a solution for materials" for a solid-state battery (SSB) powering EVs in July 2023 has triggered another wave of interest in SSBs, in addition to the continuous efforts from companies such as BMW, CATL, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, LG, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Panasonic, Samsung, Volkswagen, etc.
9 Nov 2023
Kognic provides a platform of machine learning (ML) based tools to accelerate the development of data-programmed models for autonomous technologies. Its main application and customers thus far have been in the advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving (AD) space. It is also looking at wider applications of artificial intelligence (AI) and ML for other autonomous applications, such as robotics.
27 Oct 2023
WEVO-CHEMIE: Hydrogen & RFB Applications
WEVO-CHEMIE is a German specialty chemicals company founded in 1945, specializing in the manufacturing and supplying of polyurethane, epoxy and silicone resins for encapsulation, adhesive and sealing applications.
16 Oct 2023
Short-Range Radars Have Huge Potential in the Automotive Radar Market
Radars are already cemented into the automotive market as they provide popular ADAS features such as adaptive cruise control (ACC) and blind spot detection (BSD). Despite their near ubiquitous presence in vehicles, IDTechEx's new report "Automotive Radar 2024-2044: Forecast, Technologies, Applications" finds that there is still large growth potential for this sensor, mostly driven by new opportunities for short-range radars.
11 Oct 2023
Autonomous Vehicles Will Drive Automotive Sensor Market Growth
IDTechEx's new report "Autonomous Cars, Robotaxis and Sensors 2024-2044" shows that autonomous cars are slowly, but very surely, becoming a part of everyday life. Although they have been hyped and overpromised for a long time, in the last couple of years, the industry has accomplished some significant milestones. The US and China both now have a handful of cities allowing commercial robotaxi services from industry leaders such as Cruise, Waymo, Baidu, AutoX, and more.
23 Aug 2023
Regulating Automated Private Passenger Vehicles
This premium article discusses regulating automated private passenger vehicles. It looks at each region and assesses its attitudes and progress towards level 3 deployment. It highlights key changes to UNECE regulations and what they mean for level 3 vehicles and the next phases of their deployment.
14 Aug 2023
4 Ways to Eliminate Rare Earths in EV Motors and One You Haven't Heard
The use of rare earths in various modern technology has drawn attention over the years. But with the rising demand for electric vehicles (EVs), the issue has been brought to the fore. 82% of the electric car market in 2022 was using electric motors based on rare earth permanent magnets.
8 Aug 2023
Level 3 Vehicles Are on the Road, Here Is When It Will Be Mainstream
Now that Mercedes is rolling out driverless SAE level 3 technologies in Germany and the US, the question that everyone in the automotive market is asking is, "when and how will this trickle down to mass market?". IDTechEx's new report, "Autonomous Cars, Robotaxis and Sensors 2024-2044", provides the answer.
20 Jul 2023
Impact of the European Critical Raw Materials Act on Electric Motors
The European Commission has proposed the Critical Raw Materials Act to "ensure the EU's access to a secure, diversified, affordable and sustainable supply of critical raw materials".