13 Jul 2021
SQUAD, World's first Solar City Car is Coming
Urban mobility should be safe, accessible and hassle-free. It should contribute to a liveable, free and open city life. This calls for a smart vehicle that makes life simple for everyone. This fall, we will present the world's first Solar City Car, optimized for shared mobility.
23 Jun 2021
Solid-State Battery Market Will Grow to $8 Billion by 2031
With an increasing number of players working in this field and some milestones being achieved, the solid-state battery market is expected to grow to $ 8 billion by 2031, according to IDTechEx's new report "Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2021-2031: Technology, Forecasts, Players".
16 Jun 2021
Technology Development to Drive Long-term EV Adoption
The resilience of global electric vehicle (EV) sales during 2020 provided some optimism as to the maturing state of the electric vehicle market. However, sales are still primarily underpinned by government policy, and improvements in cost and performance to Li-ion cells and packs, not to forget other aspects of the vehicle or grid infrastructure, are needed for widespread adoption.
29 Apr 2021
IRP Systems Announces $31M to Accelerate EV Powertrain Offerings
IRP Systems provides TrueDrive, a revolutionary electric powertrain that enables high performance and efficiency while reducing the weight, size and overall cost of the powertrain in electric vehicles of all sizes. Using IRP's cutting-edge electric motors and controllers, electric vehicle manufacturers can eliminate the industry's tradeoff between cost and performance.
18 Jan 2021
At CES 2021, Sono Motors provided an update on Sion - 'the first affordable Solar Electric Vehicle'. In this article, IDTechEx discusses the company's remarkable progress since they last spoke at the IDTechEx Show! three years ago.
25 Nov 2020
Electric Trucks: Charging Towards Zero-Emission
IDTechEx believe it is increasingly self-evident that the future of the industry cannot rely on the deployment of traditional combustion engines.
17 Nov 2020
Valeo (48V Powertrain)
IDTechEx was given a demonstration of a Renault Twizy and electric scooter utilising Valeo's off-the-shelf 48V Belt Starter Generator (BSG) for micro-mobility.
2 Nov 2020
Will Rare-Earths be Eliminated in Electric Vehicle Motors?
Due to environmental and supply concerns, the volume demand share of several materials in electric motor magnets are likely to shift drastically.
28 Oct 2020
Akasol is an energy storage startup emerging as the leading supplier for heavy-duty battery packs. In an interview, IDTechEx learned of the company's interesting answer to emerging solid-state technologies.
12 Oct 2020
Electric Vehicle Materials: Will Nickel Replace Cobalt?
Electric vehicle powertrains are much more materially diverse than the internal-combustion engine vehicles they replace. As a result, they are putting sudden and unprecedented strain on several raw materials industries.
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.