10 Dec 2020
IDTechEx Assesses 5 Significant Electric Vehicle Opportunities in 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused 2020 to become the pivotal year as the automotive industry goes through a once in a hundred-year transformation.
25 Nov 2020
Electric Trucks: Charging Towards Zero-Emission
IDTechEx believe it is increasingly self-evident that the future of the industry cannot rely on the deployment of traditional combustion engines.
10 Nov 2020
IDTechEx Have Released a New Report on Electric Truck Markets
IDTechEx have released a new market research report on electric truck markets - analysis of the medium and heavy-duty BEV, PHEV & FCEV electric truck markets; detailed Covid-19 adjusted sales, battery demand and market value forecasts by region; Li-ion and electric motor technologies.
6 Nov 2020
Volvo Trucks Launches Complete Range of Electric Trucks Starting 2021
Next year, hauliers in Europe will be able to order all-electric versions of Volvo's heavy-duty trucks. This means that Volvo Trucks will offer a complete heavy-duty range with electric drivelines starting in Europe in 2021.
4 Nov 2020
Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG New Fuel Cell Joint Venture
The Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG have now a signed binding agreement for a joint venture to develop, produce and commercialize fuel-cell systems for use in heavy-duty trucks as the primary focus, as well as other applications.
28 Oct 2020
Akasol is an energy storage startup emerging as the leading supplier for heavy-duty battery packs. In an interview, IDTechEx learned of the company's interesting answer to emerging solid-state technologies.
20 Oct 2020
Volvo Trucks Awarded $21.7M to Deploy 70 Class 8 Electric Trucks
Volvo Trucks Awarded $21.7M from U.S. EPA and South Coast AQMD to Deploy 70 Class 8 VNR Electric Zero-Emission Trucks. This award enables the nation's largest commercial deployment of Class 8 battery-electric trucks
14 Oct 2020
SafeRide Technologies Joins New Vehicle Health Management Consortium
SafeRide to contribute AI-based vehicle health management expertise to the SAE Health-Ready Components and Systems (HRCS) Consortium to facilitate industry-wide application of Integrated Vehicle Health Management (IVHM) technology
22 Sep 2020
Stena Gives Volvo Bus Batteries a Second Life
The commercial service lives of bus batteries are significantly extended and natural resources are conserved. That is the result of a new cooperation between Volvo Buses and Stena Recycling subsidiary Batteryloop.
15 Sep 2020
PowerCell Agreement with Soltech for Fuel Cell Solutions for Solar
PowerCell Sweden AB has signed a Nordic cooperation agreement with Soltech Group regarding a joint development of stationary energy solutions based on the two companies' products within fuel cells and solar energy.
10 Sep 2020
The Billion Dollar Supercapacitor
Supercapacitors are only a business of around $0.5 billion. However, Geely Holdings has a new commitment to Maxwell Technologies, a Tesla company, for what may be at least $0.5 billion over the years for peak shaving supercapacitors for its hybrid cars made under Volvo and other brands.
4 Aug 2020
Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles, What Their Future Looks Like
Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are considered by the most, as two competing technologies. Although both technologies power an electric motor, they have different properties and each of them is well suited for some uses more than others.
27 Jul 2020
COVID-19 Accelerates Shift Towards Electric Light Commercial Vehicles?
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced shoppers online, driving huge demand for home delivery. Moreover, growth has the potential to resume beyond the pandemic: in addition to consumer goods, the genie is out the bottle for home grocery delivery, which many consumers, having experienced it for the first time, will want to continue. Light commercial vehicles (LCVs) are the backbone of this growing demand for delivery infrastructure.