Dr Peter Harrop explores Toyota's progress with pure electric vehicles in 2019.
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.
Solar Car Update - June 2019
A quick take on solar cars and some important news items on the subject
Here Come 800 Volt EVs: Six Companies
An analysis of the big six companies working in 800V EV
Bringing 3D-printing to the moon
International space agencies and companies are not only planning to further explore, but to colonize space. The moon is of great importance as a research station and starting point for further expeditions. However, the cost of flights and transports to the moon are enormous - a kilogram of loading capacity costs approximately 700,000 Euros. Therefore, infrastructure, components and devices, etc., would at best be manufactured directly on the Earth's satellite.
Electric Vehicles Go High Voltage
The new IDTechEx report, "Electric Vehicles 2020-2030" is the most thorough on the subject with 100 categories forecasted by number and market value and many newly-revealed trends and predictions.
Audi opens battery storage unit in Berlin
The storage unit has a capacity of 1.9 MWh and uses used lithium-ion batteries from development vehicles to test various interaction scenarios between electric cars and the power grid. The objective: Intelligent networking to promote the energy transition.
A Solid Future: New Opportunities enabled by Solid State Batteries
Solid state batteries have been considered as the avenue to the next generation energy storage solutions. According to IDTechEx's research "Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2019-2029: Technology, Patents, Forecasts, Players" www.idtechex.com/solid.
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.
Already more than 10,000 registrations for the ID.3
Volkswagen has launched pre-booking in Europe for the first model in its new full-electric ID. model family, the ID.31. Customers' interest in the special edition, the ID.3 1ST, which is limited to 30,000 vehicles, is significantly exceeding the brand's expectations.