8 Apr 2020
US Electric Pickup Trucks Part 1: Market Overview
Part one of a topic overview by IDTechEx analyst David Wyatt discussing US Electric Pickup Trucks, Addressable Market, and OEM Players
8 Apr 2020
US Electric Pickup Trucks Part 2: Players
Part two of IDTechEx Analyst David Wyatt's overview of electric pickup trucks, including: Ford, GM, FCA, Tesla, Rivian, Bollinger, Lordstown, Atlis, Workhorse, Nikola, Karma, Neuron & Hercules
26 Mar 2020
Titomic Appoints Sales and Distribution Partner in Turkey
Australian industrial scale metal additive manufacturing company Titomic is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Turkish-based BTech Innovation to be Titomic's authorised distributor of Titomic Kinetic Fusion systems and metal powders into Turkey.
21 Jan 2020
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Confirms Discussions with Foxconn
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles confirmed that it is in discussions with Foxconn regarding the potential creation of an equal joint venture to develop and manufacture in China new generation battery electric vehicles.
4 Nov 2019
Fiat Chrysler Set to Merge with PSA
Discussions have opened a path to the creation of a new group with global scale and resources owned 50% by Groupe PSA shareholders and 50% by FCA shareholders. The combination would create the 4th largest global OEM in terms of annual unit sales (8.7m vehicles).
21 Feb 2019
League Table of EV Manufacturers: Next Winners and Losers
The EV business is highly fragmented with great scope for consolidation leading to economy of scale.
13 Feb 2019
Bosch to assume full control of electric motor manufacturer EM-motive
Bosch is now assuming full control of EM-motive, one of Europe's most successful manufacturers of electric motors. Bosch and Daimler set up EM-motive GmbH as a fifty-fifty joint venture in 2011. Since then, it has manufactured some 450,000 electric motors.
8 Feb 2019
Dilemma of Automotive Vertical Integration
It is a rule-of-thumb that manufacturers should vertically integrate only when products and markets mature, so they can confidently shave off the last pennies of cost. One exception is when shortages loom: Tesla built its battery gigafactory fast using proven Panasonic technology. However, many suppliers now build battery gigafactories.
11 Jan 2019
FCA US reaches settlements on emissions requirements
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced that its wholly owned subsidiary FCA US LLC has reached final settlements on civil, environmental and consumer claims with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Justice, the California Air Resources Board, the State of California, 49 other States and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, agreeing to pay approximately $400 million in civil penalties to resolve differences over diesel emissions requirements.
20 Dec 2018
Auto industry reacts to deal on CO2 targets for cars and vans
The European Automobile Manufacturers' Association takes note of the final deal on the CO2 regulation for cars and vans, setting targets for the years 2025 and 2030, which was struck by the EU member states and the European Parliament.
3 Dec 2018
Fiat Chrysler electric car manufacture in Italy
Fiat Chrysler Automobile's industrial plan for Italy includes the launch of 13 all-new or restyled models during the 2019-2021 period, and the development of new powertrain solutions with a significant focus on hybrid and electric technologies.
14 Sep 2018
Large Opportunity for 48VMH Medium and Large Trucks?
Like the car equivalents, 48V mild hybrid trucks do not start as electric vehicles (driving the wheels electrically some or all of the time) but they are headed that way.
7 Jun 2018
Fiat Chrysler to make more electric cars
By 2022, FCA will offer 12 electrified propulsion systems (BEV, PHEV, full-hybrid and two mild-hybrid) in global architectures spanning the full range of vehicle segments; 30 nameplates will feature one or more of these systems.
1 Jun 2018
Waymo orders 62,000 Chrysler Pacificas
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Waymo announced they will expand their partnership with an agreement to add up to 62,000 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans to Waymo's self-driving fleet.
24 Jan 2018
Thread in Motion
Thread in Motion (TIM) are a start-up developing smart textile solutions
4 Dec 2017
Good and Bad EV and Off Grid Forecasting
Analysts IDTechEx find that there are several indicators of dramatic change in the land, water and air vehicles increasingly made and operated by the same companies. The Chinese are clearer about this than most. This article explains this stance.
7 Nov 2017
Record Bookings For The IDTechEx Show!
Over 3,000 attendees, 250 exhibitors and 240 speakers will converge at the Santa Clara Convention Center on November 15-16 for the IDTechEx Show!
18 Oct 2017
Flexible Electronics: The Big Winner So Far in Printed Electronics
Exploring the commercialization of flexible electronics, one of the key focus points of this year's Printed Electronics USA event on November 15-16 in Santa Clara, CA.
14 Sep 2017
Chinese rescue another electric laggard: Fiat Chrysler?
Analyst IDTechEx has long appraised the auto industry as consisting of those leading the move to pure electric powertrains such as Tesla, Renault + Nissan, Yutong and BYD of China, those only recently giving it major emphasis such as Toyota, Jaguar Land Rover, Volkswagen (under duress) and Daimler and those almost in denial such as Fiat Chrysler, Mazda and Suzuki, their pure electric activity being more of a gesture than a serious activity.
13 Sep 2017
Electric Vehicles About to Leap in Range Again
This article covers different electric vehicles under development.