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2020
20 Jan

Audi Invests Around EUR100 Million in Charging Infrastructure

On its journey to becoming a provider of entirely CO2-neutral premium mobility, Audi is making excellent progress at its own sites. By the middle of 2022, Audi will equip one in ten parking spaces with a possibility to charge electric cars, most of which will be accessible to the public.
6 Jan

Off-Road Vehicle Makers Can Beat Car Makers

Car giants are in difficulty. The leading car makers have sales larger than the economies of many countries. Toyota and Volkswagen Group are up at the $300 billion level
2 Jan

Volkswagen Raises Electric Car Production Forecast for 2025

Under the latest plans, the strategic target of one million electric cars is expected to be reached end of 2023, two years earlier than previously predicted. The Volkswagen brand expects 1.5 million electric cars to be produced in 2025.
2019
31 Dec

Volkswagen Lets its Charging Robots Loose

Volkswagen provides a glimpse into the future in which the search for charging stations for electric cars comes to an end. Volkswagen Group Components' mobile charging robot takes over this task - and drives to the electric car completely autonomously.
20 Dec

Electric Vehicles: A Look Back at 2019

Few of the giant car makers have shown urgency in transitioning away from the internal combustion engine. What's more, the automotive market is set to decline once again in 2019 whilst electrifying newcomers made huge gains in front of sleeping incumbents' noses. Although a large fraction of this is orders (not deliveries), if OEMs do not wake up now, they never will.
18 Dec

Ground-Breaking Autonomous Transport Project in Qatar

In Doha, representatives of Volkswagen AG and the Qatar Investment Authority signed the 'Project Qatar Mobility'. The goal is to develop a ground-breaking autonomous transport project and transform the future of urban mobility to a sustainable and commercial deployment of AD shuttles and bus services - even beyond 2022.
16 Dec

Escapers from Peak Car

At the recent Future of Transportation Conference in Vienna (Dec 2019), most speakers were warning of the impending severity of peak car.
13 Dec

Future of Transportation Conference Vienna Dec 10/11: Our Report

Future of Transportation Conference Vienna Dec 10/11: Our Report
5 Dec

Pirelli Developing Tyres to Interact with 5G Network

Pirelli is the first tyre company in the world to transmit information detected by intelligent tyres regarding the road surface via the 5G network.
4 Dec

IONITY

IONITY builds high-power, fast-charging network for electric vehicles along major highways to facilitate long-distance travel across Europe.
2 Dec

Audi to Spend €12 Billion Solely for Electric Mobility

AUDI AG has planned a total amount of approximately €37 billion for research and development expenditure and investment in property, plant and equipment over the next five years. Against the backdrop of its roadmap towards electrification, Audi is planning upfront expenditure of €12 billion solely for electric mobility - more than ever before.
27 Nov

Solvay Specialty Polymers

Solvay Specialty Polymers produce over 1500 products across 35 brands of high-performance polymers. In addition to providing for a large range of applications, Solvay have products that have the potential to be used in electric vehicles, a market that they are very interested about getting involved with.
22 Nov

Hyundai Mobis

Hyundai Mobis gave an overview of some of their recent developments and their technology road map for the next few years at the IDTechEX Show in Santa Clara 2019.
18 Nov

Volkswagen Group to Invest €60B in Electric Mobility

The Volkswagen Group plans to spend nearly EUR 60 billion on the future areas of hybridization, electric mobility and digitalization in the next five years. This amounts to slightly more than 40 percent of the company's investments in property, plant and equipment and all research and development costs during the planning period.
11 Nov

IBM Launches Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network

The Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network, a blockchain network committed to strengthening human rights and environmental protection in mineral supply chains, announced that its digital supply chain for cobalt has moved beyond pilot phase and is progressing toward use in live production computing environments starting in spring 2020.
31 Oct

Rwanda Becomes the First African Country to Introduce a Volkswagen EV

In a first for the African continent, the Volkswagen Brand has launched a pilot project in partnership with Siemens to test the feasibility of electric mobility in an African country.
18 Oct

Rivian Overblown?

Those desperate to invest in "The next Tesla" continue to pile into start-up Rivian, the latest $350 million coming from a media company. That takes investment up to the $2 billion level familiar at Tesla.
16 Oct

Die Attach Materials for Power Electronics in Electric Vehicles

New IDTechEx Research report investigates the market for various die and substrate attach materials used in power electronics in various electric vehicles. It provides a comprehensive view of the industry trends, looking at the trends driving the adoption of higher performance die-attach materials.
16 Oct

Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus first series-produced electric truck

VW Trucks and Buses takes a big step towards enabling electric mobility: it has officially announced partners for the production of the first Brazilian electric trucks.
7 Oct

New Electric Vehicle Powertrain Will Grab $302 Billion Business

48V Full Hybrid is a Prius killer. New research by IDTechEx in its report, "48V Mild Hybrid and 48V Full Hybrid Vehicles 2020-2030" reveals that the 48V mild hybrid powertrain is a done deal. Started in 2016, now a flood of car models have this, to keep them legal in the face of tightening emissions laws and save fuel.