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).
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.
5 Aug 2020
Electric Vehicles: Cost Parity in the US
The weighted-average price of electric cars in the US have declined rapidly with the introduction and popularity of Tesla's Model 3. Against the backdrop of leading automakers losing eligibility for the federal tax credit, this article explores if cost-parity has been reached in the US.
4 Aug 2020
Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles, What Their Future Looks Like
Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are considered by the most, as two competing technologies. Although both technologies power an electric motor, they have different properties and each of them is well suited for some uses more than others.
20 Jul 2020
Cobalt-Free Lithium-Ion Battery Reduces Costs not Performance
For decades, researchers have looked for ways to eliminate cobalt from the high-energy batteries that power electronic devices, due to its high cost and the human rights ramifications of its mining. But past attempts haven't lived up to the performance standards of batteries with cobalt.
16 Jul 2020
Toyo Chem work within ag nano. The particles are only 10nm in diameter therefore it is really a nano solution.
8 Jul 2020
Electric Vehicles in Agriculture: Now is the Time
Cars electrify, now farm vehicles. The new 215-page IDTechEx report, "Electric Vehicles and Robotics in Agriculture 2020-2030" explains. This is a drill-down from the popular report, "Electric Vehicles in Construction, Agriculture and Mining 2020-2030".
7 Jul 2020
Alpha: commercializing Ag nano sintering die attach paste
30 Jun 2020
Lucid Motors are an electric vehicle startup based out of silicon valley, California. The company is developing a premium battery-electric sedan called Lucid Air which will incorporate a range of exciting technologies and features, including a dual 16kW per L permanent-magnet only drivetrain, a 900V system architecture and 400+ mile EPA range.
26 Jun 2020
NIO is a Chinese automobile manufacturer established in Shanghai, specializing in designing and developing electric autonomous vehicles.
26 Jun 2020
Lightyear: A Year Since the Reveal
Lightyear is getting closer to the release of the Lightyear One. This article reveals the milestones of the company in the year since the reveal.
24 Jun 2020
Lotus is a significant historic British car manufacturer. Lotus has experienced a troubled financial past, but the purchase by Geely has looked to rejuvenate the brand with a focus on electrification.
19 Jun 2020
BMW has demonstrated success with its first electric car, the i3 with strong sales since 2013. BMW have announced plans for 25 electrified models by 2023, showing a strong push towards electrification.
12 Jun 2020
EV Sales Predicted to Surge as Showrooms Reopen
Google Trends data show that, since the PM's launch of the COVID-19 recovery strategy (11 May), there has been a significant boom in demand across the automotive industry - so much so that the demand is now parallel with the numbers pre-lockdown, this surge in demand is especially evident in the electric vehicle industry.
11 Jun 2020
End-Of-Life Electric Vehicle Batteries: Recycling or Second-Life?
With the rapid adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), the demand for Li-ion batteries will grow significantly in the coming decades. In the meanwhile, as EV batteries begin to reach their end-of-life, we will see an exponential growth of retired Li-ion batteries coming out of vehicles.
10 Jun 2020
Freight Farms is an American company that produces container farms, high-tech, modular indoor farming systems that allow crops to be grown extremely efficiently in almost any location. In December 2019, IDTechEx Analyst Dr Michael Dent originally profiled Freight Farms. Now, in June 2020, he spoke with Freight Farms COO Jon Friedman to learn more about the company and its recent activities.
28 May 2020
Nissan is a global pioneer in the electrification of cars. With almost all car companies moving towards electric, how is Nissan racing to keep up?
28 May 2020
Senior Technology Analyst Luke Gear provides an overview of the latest electric vehicle developments from Toyota. Where is the company headed?
20 May 2020
Large Battery Storage Project for California
Construction is ready to begin on Ventura Energy Storage, a battery project near Oxnard, California that will be among the biggest in the country.
11 May 2020
IDtechEx spoke with battery technology start-up company Addionics.