10 Sep 2019
Gerben Hilboldt appointed as CTO of Koolen Industries
Electric vehicle specialist Gerben Hilboldt has been appointed as chief technology officer of the Dutch clean energy solutions conglomerate Koolen Industries.
14 Sep 2018
Electric vehicles are the new material battleground
Electric vehicles are rapidly scaling up in production, but under the surface of this explosive growth there are significant competitions taking place across the supply chain.
22 Aug 2018
Electric Vehicles: Everything Is Changing - Discussing The Key Trends
IDTechEx's will bring together the leaders of the emerging electric vehicle sectors of the future. Whilst electric cars are an important area for electrification, passenger vehicles are not the only segment that is becoming electrified.
18 Jun 2018
Chicago Transit Board $32 million contract for all-electric buses
The Chicago Transit Board awarded a $32 million contract for the purchase of 20 new, all-electric buses - the latest investment by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the CTA to completely modernize the agency's bus fleet.
27 Nov 2017
Bay Areas first electric airport bus fleet
Proterra has announced that the San José City Council has approved the purchase of ten Proterra Catalyst E2 zero-emissions battery-electric transit buses and related charging infrastructure for use at the Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport.
27 Oct 2017
Electric vehicles deliver two killer blows
The total cost of ownership of an electric vehicle is
usually lower than the TCO of the smoking alternative
but that is just the beginning.
27 Sep 2017
World record for driving on a single charge
Proterra, an innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, has announced it has set a world record for driving the longest distance ever traveled by an electric vehicle on a single charge.
8 Jun 2017
Hyundai comeback on buses
Hyundai used to be a leader in buses but the explosion of the huge, protected Chinese market has resulted in the global leaders consisting entirely of Chinese companies growing their sales rapidly - mainly with pure electric buses - and Daimler, with declining sales.
16 Jan 2017
The death of conventional buses
The recent developments of the bus industry have led to impressive advancements: batteries with two different chemistries have been demonstrated to be capable of retaining 90% of the capacity after 10,000 deep cycles in ultra fast charge up to 400kW.
10 Nov 2016
Hundreds of new electric vehicle technologies revealed
IDTechEx Show! on emerging technologies is taking place November 16-17 in Santa Clara California with record attendance and display of electric vehicle technologies of the future. Coverage is exceptionally comprehensive with land, water and airborne electric vehicle technologies in evidence.
9 Nov 2016
The very structure of the bus is changing with electrics, mechanics and electronics previously made as "components-in-a-box" being replaced by structural electronics - the roof is the solar, the dashboard is the instruments - all as smart materials.
8 Nov 2016
The bus of the future
Buses are very important. Injuries and deaths from two wheelers have not reduced very much in decades whereas vehicles with four wheels or more have seen huge improvements.