23 Jul 2021
Mercedes-Benz prepares to go all-electric
Mercedes-Benz is getting ready to go all electric by the end of the decade, where market conditions allow. Shifting from electric-first to electric-only, the car company is accelerating toward an emissions-free and software-driven future.
28 May 2020
Senior Technology Analyst Luke Gear provides an overview of the latest electric vehicle developments from Toyota. Where is the company headed?
16 Oct 2019
Panasonic is one of the largest suppliers of Li-ion batteries. They will have to continue investment in production capacity to maintain a leading position in the market.
22 Jul 2019
CATL and Toyota partnership for New Energy Vehicle batteries
The two companies have also commenced discussions that cover a wide range of fields, including: supply of batteries, new technology development, product quality improvements, and the reuse and recycling of batteries.
19 Jun 2019
Plug-in Hybrids Questioned
IDTechEx now believes that there may be no hybrid cars sold after 2030 other than 48V MHEV continuing for a few years due to their exceptionally low cost. Read on to find out more.
13 Jul 2018
Volkswagen is vigorously advancing its electromobility in China
The Volkswagen Group is expanding its successful business relationships in the People's Republic of China. The agreements cover the areas of e-mobility, connectivity, mobility services and autonomous driving.
2 May 2018
Characteristics of China Urban New Energy Vehicle Market
Summary of an International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) White Paper
20 Sep 2016
Joint development of electric vehicles in China
Volkswagen AG and Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co Ltd have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to define the next phase of negotiations between the two companies in order to achieve long-term cooperation in the joint development of all-electric vehicles in China.
6 Jun 2016
Electric bike folds up in three seconds
Coswheel's A-One is a compact electric scooter that can easily be folded in seconds.
8 Oct 2015
Sunswift eVe to become Australia's first road legal solar car
The Sunswift eVe, currently the worlds fastest solar electric car over 500km, will soon officially be registered to be Australia's first road legal solar car, making it one of the only road legal cars in the world.
25 Sep 2015
Small electric vehicles $33 billion market
Small manned electric vehicles - e-bikes to car-like micro EVs - often sell in the largest numbers. Although they are usually lower in cost than regular cars, they will reach over $33 billion in 2026 according to IDTechEx analysis.
15 Sep 2015
CENEX LCV Event: Micro EVs & Buses
Supporting IDTechEx strong forecasts for car-like vehicles not homologated as cars or even crash tested, we saw a lot at this event.
5 May 2014
Siemens and BAIC to produce electric powertrain systems for NEVs
Siemens AG and Chinese car maker Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co., Ltd. (BAIC) signed a joint venture at the 2014 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition and outlined their plan to utilize Siemens' electric drive train components in a range of BAIC vehicles.
15 Nov 2013
Polaris Industries is a quoted US manufacturer of small conventional and pure electric vehicles, mainly nostalgic conventional motorcycles and leisure and industrial off-road small four wheelers.
15 Jun 2011
Electric bicycles and ebikes - the next ten years
IDTechEx has issued another report in its series on the various types of electric vehicle - hybrid and pure electric - and their future entitled Light Electric Vehicle (LEV) Industry Worldwide 2011-2021 (www.IDTecHEx.com/LEV). Electric vehicles by land, water and air will be a market of over $210 billion in ten years from now. The segments of this market are very different in certain respects yet they increasingly share some technical challenges and vehicle and component suppliers. This report concerns electric bicycles, ebikes and other Light Electric Vehicles (LEVs) that constitute an important part of the overall EV business. Other reports in the series cover aircraft, marine, buses/taxis, military/police/security and cars.
2 Jun 2011
Off-road electric vehicles see rapid change
The highly successful manufacturer of conventional off-road vehicles, $2 billion Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) has recently launched a pure electric Neighbourhood Electric Vehicle NEV. Now it has added the leader in that sector encompassing closed communities rather than open highways. Global Electric Motorcars LLC (GEM), a wholly owned Fargo, N.D. based subsidiary of Chrysler Group LLC. GEM is a leader within the low-speed vehicle market, with approximately $30 million in sales during the 2010 calendar year. Since the company was established in 1998, it has placed more than 45,000 electric-powered NEVs on the road worldwide.
1 Jun 2011
Profiles of military electric vehicle suppliers
Suppliers and developers of electric vehicles for the US Military.
23 Dec 2010
Students' energy harvesting designs
What's on your Christmas list? Solar-powered music in your motorcycle helmet, a radio frequency-controlled food dish for Fido or a high-performance ski built with nano-materials in the core and solar panels on the tops to power your electronic devices while skiing?
8 Sep 2010
American-made vehicles that don't need gas...or a bail out?
Cruise Car has recently introduced a new line of solar electric Low Speed Vehicles (LSV) that not only provide an alternative mode of transportation requiring no gas to operate, but are engineered and manufactured in the United States utilizing up to 45 - 50% of recycled or certified remanufactured parts and materials, all covered by a new vehicle warranty.
4 Aug 2010
Electric vehicles in India - Part three
Mahindra has sold over 50,000 microhybrids. These conventional cars automatically stop the engine when the vehicle is not moving and start it when the accelerator is pushed again, thus reducing pollution.