30 Jun 2020
Lucid Motors are an electric vehicle startup based out of silicon valley, California. The company is developing a premium battery-electric sedan called Lucid Air which will incorporate a range of exciting technologies and features, including a dual 16kW per L permanent-magnet only drivetrain, a 900V system architecture and 400+ mile EPA range.
26 Jun 2020
NIO is a Chinese automobile manufacturer established in Shanghai, specializing in designing and developing electric autonomous vehicles.
26 Jun 2020
Lightyear: A Year Since the Reveal
Lightyear is getting closer to the release of the Lightyear One. This article reveals the milestones of the company in the year since the reveal.
24 Jun 2020
Lotus is a significant historic British car manufacturer. Lotus has experienced a troubled financial past, but the purchase by Geely has looked to rejuvenate the brand with a focus on electrification.
19 Jun 2020
BMW has demonstrated success with its first electric car, the i3 with strong sales since 2013. BMW have announced plans for 25 electrified models by 2023, showing a strong push towards electrification.
12 Jun 2020
EV Sales Predicted to Surge as Showrooms Reopen
Google Trends data show that, since the PM's launch of the COVID-19 recovery strategy (11 May), there has been a significant boom in demand across the automotive industry - so much so that the demand is now parallel with the numbers pre-lockdown, this surge in demand is especially evident in the electric vehicle industry.
11 Jun 2020
End-Of-Life Electric Vehicle Batteries: Recycling or Second-Life?
With the rapid adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), the demand for Li-ion batteries will grow significantly in the coming decades. In the meanwhile, as EV batteries begin to reach their end-of-life, we will see an exponential growth of retired Li-ion batteries coming out of vehicles.
10 Jun 2020
Freight Farms is an American company that produces container farms, high-tech, modular indoor farming systems that allow crops to be grown extremely efficiently in almost any location. In December 2019, IDTechEx Analyst Dr Michael Dent originally profiled Freight Farms. Now, in June 2020, he spoke with Freight Farms COO Jon Friedman to learn more about the company and its recent activities.
28 May 2020
Nissan is a global pioneer in the electrification of cars. With almost all car companies moving towards electric, how is Nissan racing to keep up?
28 May 2020
Senior Technology Analyst Luke Gear provides an overview of the latest electric vehicle developments from Toyota. Where is the company headed?
20 May 2020
Large Battery Storage Project for California
Construction is ready to begin on Ventura Energy Storage, a battery project near Oxnard, California that will be among the biggest in the country.
11 May 2020
IDtechEx spoke with battery technology start-up company Addionics.
7 May 2020
Self-Charging Everything: Battle for the High Ground
When some full-function, always-on smartwatches are able to self-charge, the others will look like the horse-drawn cart. When Internet of Things nodes are self-charging at the right size and price, the market for them will increase one thousand times.
28 Apr 2020
Is Silicon the Key to Another Technological Revolution?
Silicon is one of the most important materials of the past century. It enabled the digital revolution and the advent of PCs, laptops and smartphones. Its value has been obvious during the recent Covid-19 crisis, allowing many companies, businesses and individuals to remain productive.
15 Apr 2020
Sonnen is a home battery maker with an international presence and a market leader in Europe. It has an innovative virtual power plant business model.
9 Apr 2020
Engie, the French multinational utility, acquired a majority stake in Californian energy storage solutions provider and startup Green Charge Networks in 2016, rebranding it 'Engie Storage'. This marked the start of a new chapter for Engie into the stationary energy storage market.
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
8 Apr 2020
World's Only Patented Graphene Solar Panel
PV Graf technology eliminates thermal stress during production and cracking that results from that production - resulting in dramatically longer service life and far better, lasting efficiency. Production costs are also lowered by removing the need for metals like silver and copper.
6 Apr 2020
Could There be a Li-Ion Battery Shortage?
IDTechEx forecast Li-ion demand to grow almost 10-fold from 2020-2030, but can supply meet this demand? Automotive manufacturers the world over are pledging to electrify their fleets.