29 Apr 2021
IRP Systems Announces $31M to Accelerate EV Powertrain Offerings
IRP Systems provides TrueDrive, a revolutionary electric powertrain that enables high performance and efficiency while reducing the weight, size and overall cost of the powertrain in electric vehicles of all sizes. Using IRP's cutting-edge electric motors and controllers, electric vehicle manufacturers can eliminate the industry's tradeoff between cost and performance.
26 Apr 2021
3 Types of Car That Have Prospered Despite COVID-19
COVID-19 has had a drastic effect on the automotive industry. Despite these damning figures, there is a silver lining. This article looks at the 3 types of cars where sales saw an increase across most of the globe.
6 Apr 2021
Volkswagen's Long-term, High-Manganese Cathode Strategy
In this article IDTechEx provides commentary on the reference during Volkswagen's recent Power Day to their long-term strategy of employing high-manganese cathodes for their 'volume segment'. What does 'high-manganese' refer to, and how do they compare to other cathode materials?
15 Mar 2021
Nissan's Factory Robots Making use of Second Life LEAF Batteries
Longer lasting and faster to charge, Nissan's automated guided vehicles - mobile machines that help workers in factories - are evolving thanks to the second life of Nissan LEAF batteries.
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.
28 Jan 2021
Nissan sets Carbon Neutral Goal for 2050
Nissan Motor Co Ltd has set the goal to achieve carbon neutrality across the company's operations and the life cycle of its products by 2050. As part of this effort, by the early 2030s every all-new Nissan vehicle offering in key markets will be electrified.
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.
8 Dec 2020
Full Hybrid Electric Vehicle Market to Peak at $792 billion in 2027
Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) have seen significant growth in sales over recent years, and the HEV market is set to increase in 2020 despite the implications of COVID-19 on the global automotive industry.
3 Dec 2020
Thermal Management in 2020: Highlights from IDTechEx
A huge market is opening for component and material suppliers in the thermal management arena.
30 Nov 2020
IDTechEx Release New Report on Full Hybrid Electric Vehicle Markets
Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) have seen a significant growth in sales over recent years and the HEV market is set to increase in 2020 despite the implications of COVID-19 on the global automotive industry.
6 Nov 2020
What Sells Electric Cars
Tesla became the most valuable car manufacturer for many reasons from glamour to having the longest-range vehicles. The IDTechEx report, "Electric Vehicles: Land, Sea and Air 2021-2041" gives the big picture.
2 Nov 2020
Will Rare-Earths be Eliminated in Electric Vehicle Motors?
Due to environmental and supply concerns, the volume demand share of several materials in electric motor magnets are likely to shift drastically.