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.
10 Sep 2020
The Billion Dollar Supercapacitor
Supercapacitors are only a business of around $0.5 billion. However, Geely Holdings has a new commitment to Maxwell Technologies, a Tesla company, for what may be at least $0.5 billion over the years for peak shaving supercapacitors for its hybrid cars made under Volvo and other brands.
3 Sep 2020
Market for EV Powertrain Materials to Reach $47bn by 2030
Traction batteries and motors in electric vehicles (EVs) are very different to the powertrain components of the internal-combustion engine vehicles they replace.