30 Oct 2023
Komatsu: Electrification of Construction Machines
- Better air quality for workers on the site
- Less noise, making a more comfortable and potentially safer environment
- Ability to work indoors/underground without air extraction/filtering systems
- Lower TCO from reduced energy and maintenance costs
The PC210 has an exceptionally large battery and should be able to comfortably deliver 8-hour duty cycles.
The PC33R-6 is currently available in Europe.
Komatsu is already working with electric linear actuators which bring benefits such as increased precision and further reduced maintenance.
12 Jul 2022
Lightning eMotors: Electric Trucks
Lightning eMotors, headquartered in Colorado, design, manufacture, and fit all-electric powertrains into vans and medium- and heavy-duty trucks.
4 Jul 2022
FCCC: Electric Trucks
Daimler Truck subsidiary Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) manufacture petrol, diesel, and alternative-fuel chassis for medium-duty pick up and delivery markets.
21 Sep 2021
Redwood Materials is a Li-ion battery recycler based in Carson City, Nevada. The company recently closed a $700 million Series C raise to expand its current operations and announced plans to produce battery materials from its recycled content.
25 Aug 2021
Volta Trucks First Trials of Prototype All-Electric Volta Zero
Volta Trucks has confirmed the start of engineering evaluation and development testing of the first prototype Volta Zero at HORIBA MIRA in Nuneaton, UK. The start of testing follows soon after the reveal of the first prototype chassis of the Volta Zero - the world's first purpose-built full-electric 16-tonne commercial vehicle designed specifically for inner city logistics.
23 Apr 2021
A $174 Billion EV Investment Would Transform the American Bus Market
The deployment of zero-emission buses in the US has lacked the impetus of the electrification efforts seen in China and Europe, as discussed in IDTechEx's report "Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Buses 2021-2040". This is about to change.
8 Dec 2020
World's First Regulatory Approval for Cultured Meat
Eat Just Inc announced that, after a rigorous consultation and review process, its cultured chicken has been approved for sale in Singapore as an ingredient in chicken bites. The company has developed other cultured chicken formats that will be an extension to this product line.
10 Sep 2019
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.
14 Sep 2018
Electric vehicles are the new material battleground
Electric vehicles are rapidly scaling up in production, but under the surface of this explosive growth there are significant competitions taking place across the supply chain.
22 Aug 2018
Electric Vehicles: Everything Is Changing - Discussing The Key Trends
IDTechEx's will bring together the leaders of the emerging electric vehicle sectors of the future. Whilst electric cars are an important area for electrification, passenger vehicles are not the only segment that is becoming electrified.
18 Jun 2018
Chicago Transit Board $32 million contract for all-electric buses
The Chicago Transit Board awarded a $32 million contract for the purchase of 20 new, all-electric buses - the latest investment by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the CTA to completely modernize the agency's bus fleet.