25 Nov 2022
Investments in Low Carbon Hydrogen Spark Hope for Fuel Cell Vehicles
The race to decarbonize on-road vehicles is undoubtedly being led by battery-electric powertrains. However, the superior energy density of fuel cell systems, when compared to today's Li-ion battery systems, means that they can deliver a greater range for the same system weight.
18 Nov 2022
Electric Vehicle Markets & Technologies on the Road to 2023
It has been another momentous year for electric vehicle markets and technologies, with major policy developments, sales growth, and landmark models set to enter the market.
2 Nov 2022
Materials for PEM Fuel Cells to Exceed a Market Value of US$7 billion
Despite strong incumbent materials for certain components, the technology landscape for proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells is set to change in many varied ways over the coming years. An increased materials demand in terms of both volume and units, reducing the cost of components, and the emergence of disruptive technologies are all expected, while supply chain agreements are being established and strengthened across the industry. Alongside the growth in demand, emerging trends, and player analysis, IDTechEx detail how the associated materials market for PEM fuel cells is expected to exceed a value of US$7bn by 2033.
28 Oct 2022
Arteco: EV-Specific Water-Glycol Coolants
In a recent webinar, Arteco presented details on its new low electrical conductivity water-glycol coolant for electric vehicle (EV) applications.
27 Oct 2022
30 Giga-Watt Hours of Electric Vehicle Markets Beyond Cars
While electric cars will remain the largest electric vehicle market for the foreseeable future in terms of battery demand and market revenue generation, most transport sectors are facing a transition. In this article, IDTechEx summarizes key developments in non-automotive sectors, showing each sector's global battery demand (in 2021) for relative scale.
24 Oct 2022
Wireless Charging to Pull the Plug on Charging Stations
The development of wireless charging systems for electric vehicles (EVs) has slowly picked up momentum over the past decade. This charging solution relies on the principle of resonant inductive coupling to achieve wireless power transfer (WPT) from a ground-based pad to a vehicle-fitted pad. Drivers should simply align their vehicles with the ground pad for charging to begin automatically, eliminating the need to plug in.
18 Oct 2022
Subscription-based Electric Car Scheme to Lower Costs
People eager to get into an electric car without a huge upfront cost or long commitments can now get one via subscription through their employers.
13 Oct 2022
Five Key Technology Trends for Tomorrow's Electric Car
In 20 years, IDTechEx predicts electric cars will generate 76% of all e-transport revenues. Due to their scale, car markets create the largest opportunities for players in the electric vehicle supply chain, from advanced materials through to battery packs, power electronics, and electric motors.
13 Oct 2022
Hyundai Announces Roadmap for Software Defined Vehicles
Hyundai Motor Group has announced a new global strategy to transform all vehicles to Software Defined Vehicles by 2025. The initiative will give customers the freedom to remotely upgrade the performance and functionality of their vehicles anywhere at any time. The Group also shared plans to transform the customer experience throughout the vehicle's entire lifetime and deliver a new era of mobility via constantly evolving software technology.
26 Sep 2022
EcoPro BM are a manufacturer of Li-ion cathodes.
20 Sep 2022
Aiways: EV Passenger Car Start-up
Aiways are an electric car start-up headquartered in Shanghai, China. Alongside the Chinese market, they are particularly focused on selling their EVs into European markets. IDTechEx spoke with Aiways' European Product Manager Uwe Likar at the 2022 Battery Show in Stuttgart, where he presented an overview of Aiways' operations in China and Europe.
16 Sep 2022
Company Net-Zero Targets Fuel the Adoption of Zero-Emission Trucks
The sustainability of business operations is now a key consideration in the boardrooms of major corporations, and this is fuelling significant demand for zero-emission trucks. Transitioning truck fleets from diesel combustion engines to zero-emission powertrains is a very visible way for companies to demonstrate their green credentials to their customers whilst delivering a meaningful reduction in their carbon footprint.
13 Sep 2022
SK Innovation (SK On, SK IET)
SK Innovation is an energy and chemicals subsidiary of Korean conglomerate SK Group. SK On and SK IE Technology are subsidiaries of SK Innovation, focused on the production of Li-ion cells and separators, respectively.
9 Sep 2022
LG Energy Solution
LG Energy is a leading manufacturer of Li-ion batteries.