22 Feb 2021
Europe's Electric Motorcycle Market Surges, Mirroring Electric Cars
IDTechEx expects electric motorcycle sales in Europe to grow at least 50% year-on-year in 2020, building on the momentum of recent years.
17 Feb 2021
Tesla's Innovative Power Electronics: The Silicon Carbide Inverter
Like the Beatles in the 60s, Tesla has arguably achieved the feat of being simultaneously the best and most popular at what they do. As the IDTechEx report "Electric Vehicles: Land, Sea & Air 2021-2041" discusses, Tesla enters a new market and quickly becomes the top-selling electric vehicle maker. In this article, we focus on Tesla's innovations in the field of power electronics and some of the new materials opportunities being created.
01 Feb 2021
Tesla in India: Boost in a Country with Low Appetite for Electric Cars
Tesla has plans to enter a new market: India. This story has unfolded only one way so far. Tesla decides to enter a new market and quickly becomes the top-selling EV maker by leveraging its powerful brand and class-leading technology at a competitive price. But will it be so easy in India?
11 Dec 2020
The Window of Opportunity for Plug-in Hybrids is Closing
Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) are an interim product. IDTechEx explains why PHEV potential is now limited.
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.
18 Nov 2020
Fuel Cell Cars: A Commercial Failure
The IDTechEx report "Advanced Electric Cars 2020 - 2040" forecasts fuel-cell cars globally through 2040, and finds they continue to be a commercial failure for the next two decades.
19 Oct 2020
The 24 Million Electric Vehicles of 2020
The IDTechEx market for electric vehicles across land, sea and air will be 24 million unit sales this year, which represents a decline of roughly 19% year on year from the impact of COVID-19.
30 Sep 2020
Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles and Fleets 2021-2031
Forecasts from IDTechEx report "Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles and Fleets 2021-2031"
25 Sep 2020
Autonomous Shuttles: The Future of Last-mile Mobility
Autonomous shuttles could be a key element that connects the public transportation systems to reduce private car ownership in the future. The autonomous shuttle total market size will be over $18 million by 2040, according to IDTechEx's report Robot Shuttles and Autonomous Buses 2020-2040.
23 Sep 2020
Plugged-in: Huge Demand for Electric Vehicle Charging
IDTechEx estimates the global plug-in electric vehicle (BEV + PHEV) population reached 8.1 million units (including light commercial vehicles) by the end of 2019, supported by roughly five million charging outlets. There will be over 111 million plug-in EVs in-use globally by 2031: a massive driver for the wide-spread deployment of charging infrastructure.
23 Aug 2020
Electric Ships: Battery Behemoths
Electric ships have some of the largest individual batteries of any electric vehicle sector; below is a list of the largest projects IDTechEx have been tracking.
11 Aug 2020
Electric Cars: The Lifeline of the Auto Industry
In the past two decades, the car market has declined twice: first due to the 2008 economic crisis, and then due to falling sales in China. Most recently, the lockdowns implemented to combat the coronavirus pandemic, causing auto-production plants to close globally and a loss of consumer spending will lead to an unprecedented 23% decline in 2020 (IDTechEx prediction).