Boost to the Electric Vehicle Motor Business
Electric vehicles by land, water and air are rapidly arriving and rapidly being misunderstood. Motors last forever? No. We now push motors so hard they wear out, increasing sales.
AABC Europe 2020
Advanced Automotive Battery Conference Europe was a 5-day event held in Wiesbaden, Germany on the 12th-16th January. The conference was dedicated to the entire supply chain of Li-ion batteries and their application in the electric vehicles sector.
Amazon India to Roll Out 10,000 Electric Vehicles
Amazon India announced that its fleet of delivery vehicles in the country will include 10,000 electric vehicles by 2025. This commitment comes after successful pilots across different cities in 2019; learnings from which have helped the company create scalable and long term EV variants to build this large fleet.
Sono Motors Raises €53 Million
Sono Motors has successfully completed the extension of its campaign to finance the company and has exceeded its target of 50 million euros.
Fischer Automotive and TactoTek Partner on Smart Surface Design
TactoTek and fischer automotive announced that they have collaborated on a smart surface technology demonstrator to show examples of design innovation that fulfill market demands for integrating styling, electronic functions and manufacturability of smart surfaces at commercial scale.
KRAIBURG TPE is focusing on e-mobility market
With its broad range of thermoplastic elastomers and specific focus on the trends and challenges of electromobility, KRAIBURG TPE is in a good position to support OEMs and system suppliers in advancing decisive innovations in this fast-growing market segment.
Printed Electronics: The Opportunities are Coming Thick and Fast
There is dramatic change in some industries, with leading printed electronics vendors moving quickly to capitalize on the new sought after capabilities. These opportunities will be addressed at the Printed Electronics Europe exhibition and conference in Berlin on 13 - 14 May (register by 23 January to save 40%).
Mercedes-Benz eEconic Electric Garbage Truck
Daimler Trucks is taking the next logical step in the electrification of trucks with the battery-electric low-floor truck Mercedes-Benz eEconic. Customer testing of the eEconic for municipal use will begin in 2021.
Finalists Announced for 2019 R&D 100 Awards
Finalists for the venerable R&D 100 Awards have been announced by R&D World magazine and its new parent company, WTWH Media, LLC.
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.
Audi Invests Around EUR100 Million in Charging Infrastructure
On its journey to becoming a provider of entirely CO2-neutral premium mobility, Audi is making excellent progress at its own sites. By the middle of 2022, Audi will equip one in ten parking spaces with a possibility to charge electric cars, most of which will be accessible to the public.
A Breath of Fresh Air for Longer-Running Batteries
Researchers are improving the performance of lithium-air batteries, bringing us closer to electric cars that can use oxygen to run longer before they need to recharge.
Smart Materials Replace Components: A New $200 Billion Business
Here come previously impossible devices and structures. The new IDTechEx report, "Smart Material Opportunities in Structural Electronics 2020-2030" analyses and forecasts a remarkable $200 billion materials opportunity by making dumb structures smart.
Toyota Invests $394M in Joby for Air Mobility
Toyota is exploring a new flight path for mobility through a new collaboration with Joby Aviation , an aerospace company that is developing and commercializing all-electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft to enable the deployment of fast, quiet and affordable air transportation services.
Magical Mining: Energy Independent Mining and Unmanned Mines
Energy Independent Mining and Unmanned Mines - An overview and analysis by Dr Peter Harrop
Kia Motors Announces Strategy to Transition to EV, Mobility Solutions
Kia Motors Corporation has announced details of 'Plan S' encompassing mobility services and vehicle electrification, connectivity and autonomy.
Low Cost Battery Technology For Extreme Fast Charging and Long Range
Enevate announced its new 4th generation technology optimized for high volume commercialization and manufacturing at gigafactory scale.
World's Smallest (and Mightiest) EV Charging Solutions
The EO Mini Smart Home is the smallest smart electric vehicle charger in the world and is now available through Octopus Electric Vehicles in conjunction with Octopus Energy's EV energy tariff, Octopus Go.
Clever Modular Concept Solves the Issue of Cost
Modular vehicles can help solve a majority of the problems and questions posed by modern mobility that arise as the result of new IT technologies such as autonomous driving and of traffic congestion and the associated inefficiency and air pollution.