Post-Vehicle Value of Retired Electric Vehicle Batteries
The rapid penetration of electric vehicles has led to questions on its most expensive component - the battery. What happens to the batteries after 8-10 years of service when they retire from electric vehicles due to capacity fade?
An OLED pilot line introduces itself: From PI-SCALE to LYTEUS
Together with their industrial partners, the institutes were able to achieve unique results, create and manufacture fascinating prototypes based on the flexible OLED technology.
LS Automotive Technologies Licenses TactoTek® IMSETM Technology
LS Automotive Technologies has licensed design and manufacturing rights for TactoTek injection molded structural electronics technology.
Volkswagen premieres ID3
This vehicle is the symbol of a new era for the brand. The ID.3 extends the Volkswagen offering as the first model of a completely new generation of pure electric vehicles - featuring zero local emissions.
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.
Mercedes-Benz EQV: first fully-electric premium MPV
The series version of the Mercedes-Benz EQV is celebrating its debut. The next member of the Mercedes EQ family combines emissions-free mobility with impressive driving abilities, high functionality and aesthetic design as the first fully-electric premium MPV from Mercedes-Benz.
$8.5 Million from Volkswagen settlement to reduce pollution
Funded by Pennsylvania's share of the settlement with Volkswagen Group of America for cheating on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency emissions tests, the Department of Environmental Protection is committing funding for an extensive range of clean energy transportation projects on roads, at schools, and at marine ports and airports.
Electric Car Tipping Point Will Delight and Destroy
It is nonsense to forecast pure electric cars costing the same as traditional ones, then life continuing much as usual. The up-front price of pure electric cars will be dropping below that of internal combustion engine ones around 2025. The fundamentals are now clear. Short range electric cars will continue to sell badly because of range and financial anxiety: their resale value after three years can be down 80%. 200 miles/ 320 km is the tipping point where resale value can be only 40% down on purchase price. See the IDTechEx report, "Electric Vehicles 2020-2030" for the full picture of 100 categories of electric vehicle EV by land, water and air.
Review of current power modules in electric vehicles (HEV, PHEV, BEV)
This part IV of our article series. In this part, we provide an overview of various power modules used in hybrid and pure electric vehicles today.
Dr Peter Harrop explores Toyota's progress with pure electric vehicles in 2019.
Lithium-ion battery prices may rise
EVs are and will remain by far the largest market for LIB. LIB supply commitments increase all the time with China the most ambitious. Thailand is getting into LIB battery making in a big way and may offer 50-100 GWh in 2030, helping to close the gap in supply vs demand. The Europeans may do the same eventually. However, just one successful EV car model can need 100GWh/year.
Ford and Volkswagen expand their global collaboration
Ford and Volkswagen AG are expanding their global alliance to include electric vehicles - and will collaborate with Argo AI to introduce autonomous vehicle technology in the U.S. and Europe.
Volkswagen Group (Volkswagen AG)
We examine the past, present and future position of VW Group in the EV business using various sources including pronouncements by those at the top of the company in mid 2019 and test some of its assumptions.
Volkswagen takes over leading position for electro-mobility in China
Volkswagen is striving for the lead in transforming the auto industry towards electric mobility in China. Volkswagen intends to offer 14 electrified models to Chinese customers this year. By 2028, more than half of the Group's planned 22 million electric cars will be produced in China.
Volkswagen WeShare launched in Berlin as full-electric service
With 1,500 e-Golf vehicles, the Volkswagen brand is bringing onto the roads a 100 percent electric fleet and all the vehicles will be operated on green power. They are to be followed by 500 additional e-up! vehicles at the beginning of next year and the first units of Volkswagen's new full-electric ID.3 when it is introduced in mid-2020.
Lightyear One vs Tesla Model 3
New solar car assessed: needs, uniques, competition.
Pure electric Killing Plug in Hybrids
This is a more informative version of an article we have published recently. Read on to find out more about how Car manufacturers are issuing a flood of plug-in hybrid cars.
Electric Car Gloom Yet Forecasts Increased
It is a bit surreal. There is far more negative press comment about pure electric cars than positive yet most analysts, including IDTechEx, have revised their forecasts upwards. In this article, you will find some of the forecasts of others expressed as the number in use.