1 Jun 2021
BYD's Blade Battery
BYD's blade battery enables both a new design of the cell format and the pack design, enabling higher energy density. This article will give an introduction of BYD's blade battery, including the technical details and its impact to the industry.
27 May 2021
Collaboration on Bus Fleet Electrification and Solar Overhead Charging
As public transit fleets evaluate bus electrification to meet zero-emission goals, costly and lengthy construction timelines can hamper deployment. To meet this need, AMPLY Power is working with Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions to expand fleet electrification offerings, including the first commercially available combination solar canopy and overhead electric vehicle charging solution covered by a power purchase agreement leasing and financing model.
12 May 2021
Electric Vehicles to Drive Demand for Thermal Interface Materials
There are several industries that are starting to emerge and/or focus more on thermal management and the requirement for TIMs, leading to new and extremely large potential markets.
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.
17 Dec 2020
Vehicle Batteries: Abandon Pack, Module or Both?
There is a race to 1000km battery-electric vehicles (BEV) and beyond.
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.
8 Sep 2020
Floading Brings Conversion of Europe's Largest Electric City Bus Order
Amersfoort-based electric charging infrastructure company Floading is bringing 130 electric buses to Hengelo where they will be adapted for use in The Netherlands.
19 Aug 2020
New maneuvering on fuel cell vehicles
IDTechEx predicted ten years ago that fuel cell cars would be a failure and, on any criterion, that is true today following lacklustre sales due to no meaningful consumer proposition and consequently numerous supplier exits.
14 Aug 2020
London Bus Garage Becomes World's Largest Vehicle-to-Grid Site
A North London bus garage is set to become a 'virtual power station', generating electricity from buses when not in use. Following a transformation to garage nearly 100 new zero-emission electric buses, Northumberland Park is now one of the biggest electric bus facilities in Europe. The project, called Bus2Grid, is believed to be the world's largest vehicle-to-grid trial site.
6 Aug 2020
Hyundai Kia Automotive Group
The Hyundai Kia Automotive Group refers to the group of affiliated companies interconnected by complex shareholding arrangements, with Hyundai Motor Company regarded as the de facto representative of the group.