23 Apr 2021
A $174 Billion EV Investment Would Transform the American Bus Market
The deployment of zero-emission buses in the US has lacked the impetus of the electrification efforts seen in China and Europe, as discussed in IDTechEx's report "Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Buses 2021-2040". This is about to change.
22 Mar 2021
Joby Aviation, headquartered in Santa Cruz, California are developing a tiltrotor electric vertical take-off and landing air taxi. They are one of the leading players in this emerging market and have attracted over $820 million in funding, with investors including Toyota, Uber and Baillie Gifford.
1 Feb 2021
Biden's EV Revolution: A Boon for Electric Trucks and the Tesla Semi
The electric truck market in the US is primed for huge growth. Having largely lagged behind China and Europe in electric commercial vehicle deployment, the transition to zero-emission vehicles in this sector now seems set to begin in earnest.
9 Dec 2020
5G in 2020: Highlights from IDTechEx
This article summarizes and highlights some of the critical 5G developments and news in 2020.
24 Nov 2020
Relativity Space Raises $500M Towards 3D Printed Rockets
Relativity Space, the first company to 3D print an entire rocket and build the largest metal 3D printers in the world, has closed a $500 million Series D equity funding round. The funding will enable Relativity to accelerate its planned initiatives, including its factory of the future, launch vehicle development, and 3D printing technologies.
12 Nov 2020
Emerging Market: CO2 Gas Sensors to Assess COVID-19 Transmission Risk
IDTechEx predicts that over 50K gas sensors will be installed in Germany alone in 2021 and the demand for CO2 gas sensors globally will exceed 1 million units if other European countries and the new US government will decide to follow the same path.
11 Sep 2020
Chasm Advanced Materials
Chasm is a materials company that has invented and manufactures a category of advanced materials known as carbon nanotubes hybrids (CNT Hybrids). CNTs are combined with other materials creating a hybrid to improve the performance properties of the material alone. They are best known for their transparent, flexible conductive inks/films, but also find applications for their CNTs in battery electrodes, tires and other emerging applications.
1 Apr 2020
Triton and Titomic to Collaborate
Titomic Limited has entered into a strategic partnership with Triton Systems Inc to implement Titomic's Kinetic Fusion capabilities for validation through R&D projects with the US Department of Defense.
27 Mar 2020
ESS Inc has developed a hybrid iron flow battery that can be significantly competitive with vanadium-based ones, with an electrolyte that is one order of magnitude cheaper.
27 Mar 2020
UPS Flight Forward and Wingcopter to Develop Versatile New Drone Fleet
UPS Flight Forward will collaborate with German drone-maker Wingcopter to develop the next generation of package delivery drones for a variety of use cases in the United States and internationally.
26 Mar 2020
Ford Helping to 3D Print Respirators, Ventilators
Ford Motor Company, joining forces with firms including 3M and GE Healthcare, is lending its manufacturing and engineering expertise to quickly expand production of urgently needed medical equipment and supplies for healthcare workers, first responders and patients fighting coronavirus.
25 Mar 2020
The Meat Industry is Unsustainable
Meat is big business. The global industry is worth over $2 trillion and JBS, the world's largest meat company, makes over $50 billion in annual revenue. This article from Dr Michael Dent discusses the sustainability problems in the meat industry and what can be done?
7 Feb 2020
American Semiconductor Inc
American Semiconductor is a company based in Idaho, USA that has developed a process for thinning silicon chips and packaging them within a polymer. This enables flexible, durable silicon ICs, offering processing capability with a flexible form factor.
3 Dec 2019
Ralph Lauren to Use 100% Renewable Energy by 2025
Ralph Lauren Corp announced a series of pledges related to sustainability, including a commitment to power all of its globally owned and operated offices, distribution centers and stores with 100% renewable electricity by 2025 and join RE100, a group of the world's most influential businesses committed to the use of renewable power.
7 Oct 2019
FAA's first full approval for drone airline
UPS subsidiary UPS Flight Forward Inc has received the US government's first full Part 135 Standard certification to operate a drone airline. The company will initially expand its drone delivery service further to support hospital campuses around the country, and to provide solutions for customers beyond those in the healthcare industry.
2 Oct 2019
Relativity Space raises $140M to launch 3D printed rocket.
Relativity Space, the company building the world's first autonomous rocket factory and launch services for satellites, has raised $140 million in funding.
12 Jun 2019
World's first all-in-one hydrogen refueler
Angstrom Advanced Inc.developed the world's first all-in-one hydrogen refueler, which filled an international technological gap.