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BMW

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Founded in 1998, the BMW Group Technology Office USA is located in Mountain View, California and currently employs a diverse team from multidisciplinary fields.
The office reflects the spirit of technological innovation embodied by its Silicon Valley setting, bringing together associates to work towards one common goal: the identification of new technologies and trends relevant to BMW, and their incorporation into new products as quickly as possible.
The Mountain View team works to ensure that BMW remains at the forefront of global trends and technology. The researchers and developers concentrate preliminary on Sustainability and Digitalization. That includes but isn't limited to future mobility concepts, smart grid and smart home, battery technology and powertrain topics, as well as sensor technologies, Big Data and machine learning, user experience concepts and highly automated driving.
The offices are easily accessible via the Bay Shore Freeway and are less than a mile from the water and green spaces of Shoreline Park.
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2021
29 Oct 2021

Mobileye - ADAS and autonomy computation

28 Oct 2021

Rare Earths in EVs: Problems, Solutions and What Is Actually Happening

EVs certainly mark the path to a more environmentally friendly future, but there are still concerns around the sourcing of certain components or materials within EVs. Electric motors literally drive EVs but rely heavily on rare-earth materials. Will EV manufacturers continue to rely so heavily on rare earths going into the future?
27 Oct 2021

Bosch - Automotive Radar and LiDAR sensors

22 Oct 2021

Coldplay's Next World Tour will be Net-Zero

Coldplay has announced its next world tour will have a net-zero carbon footprint and released a sustainability plan that includes direct-air carbon capture technology by Climeworks. The British band accompanied the announcement of its Music of the Spheres tour with a detailed list of environmental initiatives that it said would reduce carbon emissions by 50 per cent compared to its last tour.
19 Oct 2021

INEOS Launches Hydrogen Campaign

Hydrogen is a fabulous, clean source of energy that can be used as both a raw material for industry and as a power source for transport and the home. It has a massive role to play in lowering the UK's greenhouse gas emissions and INEOS is committed to playing a leading role in the hydrogen revolution.
21 Sep 2021

Candela - Hydrofoiling Pure Electric Boat

Candela is a Swedish startup with a game-changing hydro-foiling boat capable of vastly improving range. Are they the Tesla of the sea? IDTechEx caught up with the company to find out.
21 Sep 2021

Alaka'i Technologies' Hydrogen Powered eVTOL Skai is on a Mission

Offering a sleek design and premium passenger experience, a radically simple fault-tolerant system with redundant levels of safety and reliability, an airframe-parachute, and hydrogen as its fuel source, Skai is poised to be the safest, cleanest and most versatile air mobility solution. A key part of Skai's innovation is the use of clean, zero-emission hydrogen fuel cells for its power source.
13 Sep 2021

Faurecia

Faurecia is a tier 1 automotive supplier, based in France. As the largest supplier of vehicle interiors, it is investing in and developing in-mold electronics (IME) to produce decorative touch-sensitive interfaces with integrated electronics.
2 Sep 2021

IDTechEx Dissects the Market for Solid-state Batteries in New Report

This article explores the history of solid-state batteries and looks ahead at regional development, sharing some of the research from the new IDTechEx report, "Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2021-2031: Technology, Forecasts, Players".
14 Jul 2021

Calyos

Calyos specialises in two-phase cooling solutions. IDTechEx interviewed Ben Sutton to discuss their proprietary loop heat pipe technology for various market applications.
13 Jul 2021

Global Power Technologies

GPT manufactures generators ranging from 5 to 550 watts, using heat to produce electrical power for applications requiring up to 5,000 watts. GPT generators function on natural gas, propane, or liquefied petroleum gas to provide highly reliable, cost-effective, energy wherever needed.
13 Jul 2021

Gentherm Inc

Gentherm Incorporated created the first thermoelectrically heated and cooled seat system for the automotive industry.
24 Jun 2021

Electric Vehicles & DC Fast Charging: Moving to the Next Level

The IDTechEx report "Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles and Fleets 2021-2031" finds that the total number of electric vehicle charging outlets surpassed 1 million in 2020, with both China and Europe at or below the optimum 10 electric vehicles per charging outlet.
23 Jun 2021

Solid-State Battery Market Will Grow to $8 Billion by 2031

With an increasing number of players working in this field and some milestones being achieved, the solid-state battery market is expected to grow to $ 8 billion by 2031, according to IDTechEx's new report "Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2021-2031: Technology, Forecasts, Players".
22 Jun 2021

Visedo

In Finland, Visedo, part of Danfoss of Denmark, has a machine that sounds similar to that in the Tesla 3.
21 Jun 2021

Elaphe

Elaphe is a start-up based out of Slovenia making in-wheel motors primarily for automotive applications. IDTechEx caught up with Luka Ambrozic, Chief Marketing Officer at Elaphe.
26 May 2021

Qnovo

Qnovo are a small, US-based company developing and commercialising software for Li-ion battery management systems that can help to improve overall battery performance and safety. IDTechEx caught up with CEO, Nadim Maluf.
25 May 2021

Evovelo

Evovelo is a Spanish startup. Mö is a pedal-assisted electric trike powered by solar panels combining benefits of cycling with the creature comforts of a car.
3 May 2021

BMW Group Starts Battery Component Production in Leipzig, Regensburg

The BMW Group is launching production of battery components at its plants in Leipzig and Regensburg and expanding its e-drive production network. It has been less than a year since the decision was made to expand production capacity for e-drives in Germany.
27 Apr 2021

VELO3D Adds Stefan Krause to Board of Directors

VELO3D Inc announced the appointment of Stefan Krause to the company's board of directors as audit committee chair.