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.
17 Nov 2022
Electric Truck Deployment Ready for Acceleration in 2023
Though battery-electric models currently make up only a small fraction of total global truck sales (around 0.4% in 2021), it is already clear that the transition from diesel combustion engines to zero-emission technologies is well underway.
15 Nov 2022
Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) Suppliers in Marine
This IDTechEx premium article explores the growing maritime fuel cell market and the suppliers behind it. Leaders are benchmarked and market shares are provided, based on the maritime fuel cell project database curated by IDTechEx. Information is sourced from primary interviews with more than five leading suppliers.
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.
3 Oct 2022
Höegh Autoliners Commits to Using Green Fuels by 2030
Höegh Autoliners has joined the First Movers Coalition to send a strong market demand signal for the emerging technologies essential for a net-zero transition and has committed to running at least 5 % of deep sea operations on either green ammonia or green methanol by 2030. Led by the World Economic Forum and the US Government, the First Movers Coalition targets hard-to-abate sectors including aluminium, aviation, chemicals, concrete, shipping, steel, and trucking, which are responsible for 30% of global emissions.
26 Sep 2022
Mercedes-Benz Trucks Presents eActros LongHaul for Long Distance
In terms of payload, distance and routes, heavy-duty long-haul transport is the most demanding segment in road freight transport. At the same time, there is great potential here to reduce CO2 emissions. Following the market launch of the eActros for heavy-duty distribution transport in 2021, Mercedes-Benz Trucks is now igniting the next stage for battery-powered heavy-duty long-haul transport.
20 Sep 2022
Volvo Trucks Starts Series Production of Heavy Electric Trucks
Volvo Trucks is beginning series production of the electric versions of the company's heavy-duty trucks: Volvo FH, Volvo FM and Volvo FMX. These trucks can operate at a total weight of 44 tonnes and the three models represent around two thirds of the company's sales.
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.
23 Aug 2022
Embark — Autonomous Trucks
Embark is one of the leaders in autonomous truck development. It has a significant amount of funding and has amassed 14,200 non-committal orders for vehicles from potential customers.