20 Feb 2024
EV Fire Protection Materials, Protecting a US$3.5 Trillion Market
Electric vehicle (EV) fire safety continues to be a critical topic. Data continues to support the fact that EVs are less likely to catch fire than internal combustion engine vehicles. However, as a new technology, EVs get more press, and besides, even a very low occurrence rate still poses significant risks to vehicle occupants and surroundings.
14 Feb 2024
PEM Fuel Cell Materials Market Growth Driven by Transportation Sector
With the growing hydrogen economy, proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells are the subject of ongoing innovation, especially in terms of materials development. Dominant incumbent materials are seen for certain components, but alternative competitive options are emerging, and the technology landscape is beginning to shift.
14 Feb 2024
GenCell is an Israeli based company that develops hydrogen fuel cell generators, intended to provide a replacement for diesel generators and clean off-grid power. The GenCell EVOX offers hydrogen powered DC fast charging for electric vehicles, with integrated battery storage for energy security. IDTechEx spoke with the Director of Sales & Business Development and VP Customer Service to learn more about GenCell and the EVOX.
9 Feb 2024
Will Fuel Cell Vehicles Succeed, and What Would It Take?
The sales of hydrogen fuel cell cars have largely stalled from 2021 onwards, but does this mean there is no market for fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) in the future, and what is required to make them a success?
12 Jan 2024
Electric Truck Milestones in 2023 and Outlook
Major fleets have committed to transitioning at least 30% of their new heavy-duty truck purchases to be zero-emission vehicles, including electric models, by 2030. However, many companies are daunted by the extra upfront cost of electric trucks, as well as challenges like the limited availability of chargers.
11 Jan 2024
Energizing the Future: Hydrogen's Decade Ahead
Decarbonization efforts have gained momentum globally in recent years. Renewable energy, electrification, and battery storage are primary solutions. However, some sectors remain difficult to decarbonize using such methods, including heavy industry, heating, and certain transport sectors, such as aviation and shipping.
5 Jan 2024
Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles to be 4% of the Zero Emission Solution
Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) have made monumental progress in the passenger car market, becoming a standard drivetrain option. The success in cars is also overflowing into other vehicle segments, such as vans, trucks, buses, 2-wheelers, and more. However, despite some key proponents, fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) have had a much tougher time getting to significant adoption.
7 Dec 2023
Opportunity for Fuel Cell Vehicles
Innovation roadmap for fuel cell vehicle opportunity.
29 Nov 2023
Aerogel Manufacturing Scaling to Meet EV Demand
Historically, the aerogel market has experienced slow and steady growth. With the newly found demand for thermal insulation and fire protection in electric vehicle (EV) batteries, aerogel manufacturers are making big plans and investments in order to scale up in preparation to serve this new market.
28 Nov 2023
Qualcomm: Unlocking Software-Defined Vehicles
This is a full company profile on Qualcomm Technologies. IDTechEx Technology Analyst James Falkiner attended IAA Mobility (also known as the Munich Motorshow) where he had a discussion with Qualcomm's Hans Christian Thiel. IDTechEx also attended a talk by Qualcomm's CEO, Cristiano Amon, where he discussed software-defined vehicles (SDV).