Manned Electric Aircraft: IDTechEx says Walk Before You Run
In the new IDTechEx report, "Manned Electric Aircraft 2020-2030" the analyst praises manufacturers such as Bye Aerospace for "walking before they try to run". Like Tesla with cars, they started with two-seater pure-electric vehicles and progressed to four - in this case, fixed-wing aircraft. Sales of these as air taxis and pilot trainers are booming with Bye alone attracting $165 million in business in about one year.
Koolen invests in hydrogen bromine flow battery maker Elestor
Koolen Industries has signed the agreement for a multi-million investment in the electricity storage company Elestor BV. After years of research and development, Elestor is at the verge of introducing its revolutionary hydrogen bromine flow battery to the market.
New AI programming language goes beyond deep learning
General-purpose language works for computer vision, robotics, statistics, and more.
Small Electric Aircraft Bring the Future of Aviation
It is easy to say that, although small electric aircraft are at last selling, they are a negligible part of the overall aircraft market. Mistake. They will work up from the bottom to be mainstream. Airbus, Boeing and Rolls Royce know this, but many others are sleeping through the future. Some of the successes are from small companies.
Volvo Cars and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving
Volvo Cars and Uber present a jointly developed production car capable of driving by itself, the next step in the strategic collaboration between both companies.
Electric Light Aircraft Order Rush: Deeply Significant
Not long ago it was just dreams. Small internal-combustion aircraft provide taxi services, serve the declining market for private flying and a few other needs. Some are over 30 years old because total cost of ownership is an issue. Designing electric replacements seemed like entering a dust bowl.
Will Volkswagen Group Succeed in Electric Vehicles?
IDTechEx Research analyses whether or not the VW group can innovate their way through a challenging time and succeed in electric vehicles.
Visit to "SMMTConnected" event London 4 April 2019
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders SMMT is the well-run UK trade association for the automotive industry. Its conference and exhibition involved about 600 people and it was extremely positive and informative.
Millions invested in new energy: Lithium Werks
Energy management company Lithium Werks BV has announced that it will build a major clean energy research and development campus at Twente Airport.
Toyota and Uber collaborate on automated vehicles
Toyota and Uber have agreed to expand their collaboration with the aim of advancing and bringing to market autonomous ride-sharing as a mobility service at scale.
Uber uses machine learning for business and personal rides
It's not surprising that business travelers sometimes forget to switch their payment method from personal to business when riding with Uber. These innocent mistakes are common with the rise of 'bleisure' trips that mix business and leisure - and they not only hinder productivity for the employee that needs to figure out how to fix the error, but also add extra steps for the travel manager or account administrator.