13 Nov 2019
The German Bus Industry is Dying
Daimler was once number one in buses worldwide. Now it is the Chinese with Yutong number one worldwide almost entirely due to dominating in the huge Chinese market which did not exist in Daimler's glory days.
10 Sep 2019
Gerben Hilboldt appointed as CTO of Koolen Industries
Electric vehicle specialist Gerben Hilboldt has been appointed as chief technology officer of the Dutch clean energy solutions conglomerate Koolen Industries.
9 Oct 2018
VDL provides contract manufacturing - from cars and electric buses to manufacturing machines for flexible electronics. This profile focuses on their work with flexible/printed electronics.
9 Nov 2017
A report from UITP-Busworld 2017
UITP-Busworld 2017 took place at Kortrijk Expo from the 23rd to the 25th October 2017. Running for over 40 years it is the worlds oldest and largest bus and coach exhibition. This year UITP and Busworld announced the first collaboration of their international bus conference in parallel to the Busworld exhibition.
Analyst Aman Atak was there to learn about new developments and products, as well as attending the conference, in parallel, on the outlook of electric buses in China.
20 Mar 2017
Solliance sets world record for roll-to-roll perovskites of 12.6%
Solliance announces the demonstration of an industrially-applicable roll-to-roll process for the production of solar cells, achieving a record 12,6% conversion efficiency on cell level.
1 Aug 2016
Short radius trucks go pure electric
Pure electric short range trucks are rapidly becoming viable as they face much tougher local and global emissions regulations.
27 Apr 2016
AVERE e-Mobility Conference Amsterdam 13-14.4.16
IDTechEx report on their attendance at the AVERE e-Mobility Conference in Amsterdam.
20 Apr 2016
Buses facing a classical shakeout
IDTechEx's Chairman Dr Peter Harrop analyses the current state of the market for electric buses.
5 Apr 2016
Unique model for scaling up production of flexible integrated circuits
PragmatIC has completed a detailed design study validating its FlexLogIC concept for production scale-up of flexible integrated circuits, and is now working towards commissioning of the first system.
18 Mar 2016
New roll to roll slot die/screen printing and encapsulation capability
The Centre for Process Innovation has recently installed a specialist roll to roll line for the printing, coating and patterning of a range organic and inorganic solution based coatings.
21 Dec 2015
Roll to roll pilot production tool for flexible solar cells
Solliance has celebrated its fifth anniversary together with the final commissioning and launch of the roll-to-roll coating line for pilot production of flexible solar modules at the High tech Campus in Eindhoven.
19 Nov 2014
European bus manufacturers and leading mayors sign electric buses
On November 12th, representatives of five major European bus manufacturers (Daimler Buses (EvoBus), MAN, Solaris, Van Hool and VDL Bus & Coach) have signed a joint Letter of Understanding at the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking's (FCH JU) Stakeholders Forum in Brussels.
23 May 2013
VDL and Solliance join forces to bring organic photovoltaics to market
VDL becomes a partner with Solliance for the development of a new, completely integrated roll-to-roll (R2R) manufacturing line for the research and pilot production of organic photovoltaic (OPV) modules.