28 Jul 2021
Air Taxi Winners: Watch Orders Not Investment
Air taxi operators are unfazed by the 200 or so organizations designing vertical take-off electric aircraft. Follow the economics and the orders not the fluid investments from people seeking the next Tesla. Those getting the huge investments often lack significant orders.
26 Jul 2021
ESI Automotive is a part of $1.8 billion Element Solutions Inc, and makes and supplies innovative power module packaging materials into the electric vehicle industry to improve performance and lifetime.
14 Jul 2021
DuPont: EV Battery Materials
DuPont has a wide portfolio of thermal management and structural materials for EV batteries. Dr James Edmondson from IDTechEx interviewed DuPont to find out more about their portfolio and several applications in the EV market.
13 Jul 2021
Many 600 Mile Electric Cars in 2025
Here come 600-mile electric cars and they will grab market share even as city cars. At last, you will be able to buy a car that lets you vacation in it wherever you wish.
13 Jul 2021
Gentherm Incorporated created the first thermoelectrically heated and cooled seat system for the automotive industry.
8 Jul 2021
Unexpected Trends from IDTechEx's EV Data & Tools Portfolio
2021 is cementing the electric car's dominant position in the future of the auto industry as OEMs have increased electrification targets, announced more battery-electric models, and planned new technology adoption strategies. To properly understand these trends, granular, high-quality data is essential.
22 Jun 2021
In Finland, Visedo, part of Danfoss of Denmark, has a machine that sounds similar to that in the Tesla 3.
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.
11 Jun 2021
Impressive startup Nio is one of the better-known Chinese car manufacturers due to the EP9 hypercar, which once held the Nurburgring record for EVs, and its moderately successful Formula E team.
10 Jun 2021
Nidec is one of the world's largest motor manufacturers run tightly for cash and gaining advanced technology mainly by acquisition.
4 Jun 2021
In 2021, large design house and tier one supplier Mahle in Germany announce an advanced switched reluctance motor for cars saving electricity to increase range.
3 Jun 2021
Robot Shuttles are not Robotaxis
Robotaxis are nothing more than repurposed autonomous cars used for ride-hailing. Robot shuttles are the opposite - a totally new form of transport.
2 Jun 2021
This start up in the Netherlands leverages research AT Eindhoven University of Technology in solar cars.
1 Jun 2021
Neovolta are a California-based US company who design and manufacture residential battery storage systems.
26 May 2021
Announcements of glamorous cars with extreme performance are commonplace in the electric vehicle business.
25 May 2021
Urgent Need for New Stationary Storage
Starved of lithium-ion batteries and pumped storage sites, the stationary energy storage business is urgently looking for alternatives. See them in the new IDTechEx report, "Stationary Energy Storage Without Batteries: Grid, Microgrid, UPS, Trackside 2021-2041".
12 May 2021
Electric Vehicles to Drive Demand for Thermal Interface Materials
There are several industries that are starting to emerge and/or focus more on thermal management and the requirement for TIMs, leading to new and extremely large potential markets.
10 May 2021
Replacement of Aircraft Makers will be Brutal
The replacement of aircraft makers will be brutal - no not Airbus and Boeing, the other big names, starting with those making light aircraft, then those making regional aircraft. Stuck in the past, these cannot make what is now needed.
22 Apr 2021
The Key Technologies for Winning the Fight Against Climate Change
Each year, April 22nd marks Earth Day, a worldwide event that aims to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement. To mark Earth Day 2021, here are some of the technologies that IDTechEx believes will be instrumental in winning the fight against climate change.
13 Apr 2021
Large Market for Downhill Electric Vehicles
In Switzerland monster trucks carry ore down from mountainside quarries, the regenerative braking creating almost enough energy to get the empty truck back up again. The latest forestry example is carrying trees down from the mountains of Canada.