1 Dec 2023
Future Technologies, Materials, and Markets for Thermal Management
The battery deservedly takes the major focus when it comes to technology development in EVs. But an EV's powertrain has to act holistically to operate with optimal performance and interact with the passenger cabin's conditioning system. This means that the thermal management of the motors, power electronics, and how this all interacts is just as important as the battery.
28 Nov 2023
Qualcomm: Unlocking Software-Defined Vehicles
This is a full company profile on Qualcomm Technologies. IDTechEx Technology Analyst James Falkiner attended IAA Mobility (also known as the Munich Motorshow) where he had a discussion with Qualcomm's Hans Christian Thiel. IDTechEx also attended a talk by Qualcomm's CEO, Cristiano Amon, where he discussed software-defined vehicles (SDV).
10 Nov 2023
Rising Star: Commercial Advancements & Developments of SSB
The announcement claimed by Toyota that it had a "technological breakthrough" to resolve durability issues and "a solution for materials" for a solid-state battery (SSB) powering EVs in July 2023 has triggered another wave of interest in SSBs, in addition to the continuous efforts from companies such as BMW, CATL, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, LG, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Panasonic, Samsung, Volkswagen, etc.
11 Sep 2023
Electric Vehicle Market and OEM Performance 2015-H1 2023
Innovation roadmap for the electric vehicle (EV) market and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) performance 2015-H1 2023.
7 Sep 2023
Three Key Trends Driving the EV Charging Market
The world is witnessing an electrifying revolution in the automotive industry. Electric vehicles (EVs) have emerged as a compelling solution to combat climate change and reduce our carbon footprint. As more and more individuals and businesses shift towards electric mobility, the demand for efficient and accessible EV charging infrastructure has skyrocketed.
5 Sep 2023
IDTechEx Track Multiple Routes to EV Battery Improvement
The global market for Li-ion batteries in electric vehicles is forecast to reach over US$380 billion by 2034, driven primarily by demand for battery electric cars but with rapid growth to other sectors too, including electric vans, trucks, buses, 2-wheelers, and off-road vehicles. Electrification and emissions targets, improving battery performance, and an increasingly attractive total cost of ownership for some vehicle segments are driving this growth in demand for battery electric vehicles (EV).
25 Jul 2023
What the New EU Battery Regulation Means for Cell-To-Pack/Body
The sustainability, design, and recovery of electric vehicle (EV) batteries are set to be overhauled thanks to the approval of the EU's new regulations governing the battery market. In June 2023, parliament approved new regulations that set out battery requirements, including a 'Battery Passport' and recovery of certain materials.
16 Jun 2023
Increased Opportunity with Reduced Material Intensity in EV Batteries
Energy density of EV batteries continues to increase, but the innovation is not just limited to the battery cells. Much of the improvement is also coming from how the cells are packaged together.
14 Jun 2023
Jade Bird Display
Jade Bird Display (JBD) designs and manufactures microLED displays with complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) backplanes for applications including augmented reality (AR) devices, where it has been the first microLED firm to reach the market. JBD updated IDTechEx on its progress since its last interview in early 2022, including the opening of its new fab in Hefei, updated product lineup and promising financial results.