Volkswagen mega factory to strengthen e-mobility strategy
Through the completion of the Foshan Plant Phase II, the Foshan production site's capacity will double from 300,000 to 600,000 cars annually. As the first SUV-model of the Volkswagen brand built by FAW-Volkswagen, the T-Roc successfully rolled off the line in April this year. Together with the Audi Q2L, which will also start production this year, it is a vital building block in the fast growing SUV segment.
A report from the 13th CIBF 2018
IDTechEx Analyst Dr Na Jiao attended The China International Battery Fair (CIBF), the first legal international battery fair in the Chinese battery industry, which is held every two years.
Using crumpled graphene balls to make better batteries
Lithium metal-based batteries have the potential to turn the battery industry upside down. With the theoretically ultra-high capacity of lithium metal used by itself, this new type of battery could power everything from personal devices to cars.
NEVS AB and DiDi Chuxing form strategic partnership
NEVS AB and DiDi Chuxing, the world's leading mobile transportation platform, have now formed strategic partnership and finalized a number of steps towards an extensive cooperation.
More solar power thanks to titanium
Earth-abundant, cheap metals are promising photocatalytic electrode materials in artificial photosynthesis.
Chemists create 3D printed graphene foam
Nanotechnologists have used 3D laser printing to fabricate centimeter-sized objects of atomically thin graphene.
NEVS presents InMotion concept
NEVS recently displayed the new InMotion Concept for the very first time in Shanghai. This is not a normal car - it´s a vision on how we in the future can travel safely and efficiently through a big city, without owning the car - and without a driver.
New catalyst offers efficient storage of alternative energies
Researchers have designed the most efficient catalyst for storing energy in chemical form, by splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen, just like plants do during photosynthesis.
Tianjin Lishen Battery Co., Ltd.
Established on December 25th 1997, Tianjin Lishen Battery Co., Ltd. is a hi-tech company that specializes in the technological development, manufacture and sales of Li-ion battery for consumer electronics, power tools, transportation and energy storage systems.
Lithium-ion batteries for electric buses
In this article IDTechEx analyst Dr Victoria Adesanya-Aworinde shares insights into demand and sales forecasts, market share, market size and market leaders.
We'd clearly like to use 3D printing in more and more parts
In anticipation of 3D Printing USA 2015, IDTechEx Technology Analyst, Rachel Gordon, interviewed the founder of Divergent Microfactories, Kevin Czinger, about his company and their 3D printed supercar, The Blade, which will be exhibited next week at the Santa Clara Convention Centre.
How to prevent dendrite formation in batteries
Dendrites-deposits that form on electrode surfaces during the charging process-cause the batteries to short circuit, leading to serious safety hazards.
Zap and Jonway Auto sign contract for 5000 EV minivans
Electric Vehicle company Zap and Jonway Auto signed an OEM contract for 5000 units of ZAP Jonway's EV Minivans that will be sold under the brand of Dong Feng Motor Corporation.
Beijing Tiertime Technology Co Ltd
Tiertime was formerly known as Beijing Yinhua Laser Rapid Prototyping and Mould Technology Co., Ltd., a company created by a Tsinghua Professor Yan Yongnian, who is recognized as the first person to explore 3D printing in China. Tiertime is currently the single largest manufacturer of 3D printers in China,