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2018
11 May

Self-driving cars for country roads

Uber's recent self-driving car fatality underscores the fact that the technology is still not ready for widespread adoption. One reason is that there aren't many places where self-driving cars can actually drive.
16 Apr

After Uber, Tesla incidents, can artificial intelligence be trusted?

Considering last month's fatal crash of a self-driving Uber that took the life of a woman in Tempe, Arizona, and the recent death of a test-driver of a semi-autonomous vehicle being developed by Tesla, peoples' trust in the technology behind autonomous vehicles may also have taken a hit.
6 Apr

A rollercoaster which charges your phone

Kinetic energy includes everything from the g-force and vibrations of the ride to the screams of the users. The devices fitted on to the train's carriages capture this energy before converting into electrical energy, which is stored in a power management unit throughout the day. This unit is then removed from the carriages by staff and deposited into the on-site mobile charging point, allowing guests to charge their mobile phone.
6 Apr

48V Mild Hybrid Vehicles 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
22 Mar

Driverless buses arriving at Gatwick Airport

Gatwick to be first airport in the world to trial autonomous vehicles to shuttle staff across the airfield. A trial of electric-powered autonomous vehicles will soon see workers shuttled between popular locations on the airfield when it starts later this summer as reported in Electric Vehicles Research.
16 Mar

How do Carmakers Deal With Less Cars?

From London to Sydney, one-bedroom apartments with a car space attached are becoming a rarity as planners impose tight controls on the provision of parking in new blocks, slashing costs and gridlock.
7 Mar

Deep learning may help predict when people need rides

Computers may better predict taxi and ride sharing service demand, paving the way toward smarter, safer and more sustainable cities, according to an international team of researchers.
19 Feb

New Robotics and Drones 2018-2038: Technologies, Forecasts, Players

IDTechEx Report: Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh
16 Feb

Southern hemisphere's largest electric car sharing scheme launches

The largest 100 per cent electric car-sharing scheme in the Southern Hemisphere has been launched in New Zealand.
16 Feb

Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting 2018-2028: Applications, Markets, Players

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Raghu Das
12 Jan

Manned Electric Aircraft 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
2 Jan

Trucking: a large attractive business to autonomize?

Trucking is a big business. In this article we will demonstrate how and why trucking driving is going autonomous.
2017
4 Dec

Good and Bad EV and Off Grid Forecasting

Analysts IDTechEx find that there are several indicators of dramatic change in the land, water and air vehicles increasingly made and operated by the same companies. The Chinese are clearer about this than most. This article explains this stance.
13 Nov

Advanced Li-ion & Beyond Li-ion Batteries 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Dr Lorenzo Grande and Franco Gonzalez
31 Oct

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.
27 Oct

Electric Vehicles 2018-2038: Forecasts, Analysis and Opportunities

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Franco Gonzalez
19 Oct

Ten Forecasts on Digital Transformation

IDTechEx Report:
17 Oct

Mobile warehouse and logistic robots: start-up scene is hot

In this article, we provide an overview explaining the major technology changes and market trends that underpin this growing interest. We will also consider how the future will look like, discussing the rapid rise and fall of multiple technologies.
3 Oct

Li-ion Batteries 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Dr Lorenzo Grande
2 Oct

Trucking: a large attractive business to autonomize?

Trucking is a big business. In the US, trucking industry revenues are in excess of $726bn. No wonder then that autonomous trucking is a hot topic.
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