Visit to Lightyear Solar Cars Netherlands 4.12.19
We attended the impressive launch of the Lightyear One solar family car in June.
Pirelli Developing Tyres to Interact with 5G Network
Pirelli is the first tyre company in the world to transmit information detected by intelligent tyres regarding the road surface via the 5G network.
Full Throttle on Global Vehicle to Grid Trials
A new website has gathered a complete picture of vehicle-to-grid projects in one place to help industry collaboration.
Voyage is a start-up company developing autonomous driving technology and services.
AutoX is an autonomous driving start-up company that develops full-stack self-driving solutions for goods delivery and robotaxis.
Zoox develops fully autonomous, purpose-built fleet to provide mobility services.
Cruise develops autonomous cars and mobility services designed for cities. Cruise was acquired by General Motors in 2016 and became its core of autonomous driving effort.
IONITY builds high-power, fast-charging network for electric vehicles along major highways to facilitate long-distance travel across Europe.
Kia Charges Forward with Electric Models in 2020
With the new and updated e-Niro and the all-new Soul EV arriving in 2020, Kia will have two distinctive battery electric vehicles capable of 280 miles range or more on a full charge, emitting zero tailpipe emissions.
BMW Group to Build MINI E with Great Wall Motor in China
The BMW Group and Great Wall Motor are building a joint plant in China, where the BMW Group will produce future fully-electric models of its MINI brand. The plant will have a standard capacity of up to 160,000 vehicles per year.
Robot Shuttles: 2020-2030
New mode of travel: Level 4/5 autonomous, multipurpose pods.
Audi to Spend €12 Billion Solely for Electric Mobility
AUDI AG has planned a total amount of approximately €37 billion for research and development expenditure and investment in property, plant and equipment over the next five years. Against the backdrop of its roadmap towards electrification, Audi is planning upfront expenditure of €12 billion solely for electric mobility - more than ever before.
Qnovo develops intelligent battery management software solutions that enable fast charging without damaging the cycle life of the batteries.
Electric Buses 2020-2030: 2nd Edition
Forecasts from the IDTechEx report 'Electric Buses 2020-2030: 2nd Edition'
Understanding the Profitable Areas of Electric Vehicle Componentry
The plug-in electric vehicle market is set for significant growth over the next 10 years and beyond. This is not limited to just passenger cars, but extends to all transportation including two-wheelers, light commercial vehicles, agriculture equipment, and beyond. IDTechEx will be delivering a bespoke forum on these topics on the 3rd and 4th of December in Stuttgart, Germany.
Autonomous Driving: Peak Car to Arrive as Early as 2031?
Autonomous driving technologies are disrupting the business models for the traditional auto industry. Latest research from IDTechEx forecasts that autonomous driving technologies will accelerate the arrival of peak car sales, in 2031.
A $250Bn Revolution: Mobile Robots and Autonomous Vehicles in Delivery
Automation in the delivery/logistic and warehousing/fulfilment chain is a growing market. A particularly exciting subset of this is the use of mobile robots, drones, and autonomous vehicles for automation of movement-based tasks.
Brisbane Orders 60 E-Buses
As part of Brisbane Metro, Brisbane City Council will introduce a new fleet of 60 high-capacity Metro vehicles. The Metro vehicles will integrate seamlessly into busway operations and share the busway with existing bus services, as part of a better planned network.
Solvay Specialty Polymers
Solvay Specialty Polymers produce over 1500 products across 35 brands of high-performance polymers. In addition to providing for a large range of applications, Solvay have products that have the potential to be used in electric vehicles, a market that they are very interested about getting involved with.