15 Dec 2022
The New Opportunities in EV Battery Thermal Management
Thermal management continues to be a key topic for electric vehicle (EV) battery design. Early trends in the market largely revolved around the adoption of active cooling for the battery pack, and now this is the industry standard.
14 Dec 2022
Thermal Management in 2022, the Rise of Multifunctional Materials
Thermal management is critical in several industries, and the trends in emerging technologies are driving material innovation. Electronics in markets from personal devices through to cars are seeing increased integration, densification, and hence an increased focus on thermal management.
30 Nov 2022
Wireless Opportunity Charging for Buses Key for Uptime and Revenue
Charging electric buses has so far been done overnight in depots. However, if the daily operating range of the bus exceeds the real-world range that the driver is able to achieve, then local transit authorities are often left with two options.
18 Nov 2022
Electric Vehicle Markets & Technologies on the Road to 2023
It has been another momentous year for electric vehicle markets and technologies, with major policy developments, sales growth, and landmark models set to enter the market.
28 Oct 2022
Arteco: EV-Specific Water-Glycol Coolants
In a recent webinar, Arteco presented details on its new low electrical conductivity water-glycol coolant for electric vehicle (EV) applications.
27 Oct 2022
30 Giga-Watt Hours of Electric Vehicle Markets Beyond Cars
While electric cars will remain the largest electric vehicle market for the foreseeable future in terms of battery demand and market revenue generation, most transport sectors are facing a transition. In this article, IDTechEx summarizes key developments in non-automotive sectors, showing each sector's global battery demand (in 2021) for relative scale.
13 Oct 2022
Five Key Technology Trends for Tomorrow's Electric Car
In 20 years, IDTechEx predicts electric cars will generate 76% of all e-transport revenues. Due to their scale, car markets create the largest opportunities for players in the electric vehicle supply chain, from advanced materials through to battery packs, power electronics, and electric motors.
6 Oct 2022
BYD Sells 100K Electric Vehicles to German Rental Company SIXT
Starting for customers in Germany, France, the Netherlands, and the UK, SIXT will be the first car rental company in Europe to offer BYD's vehicles. The first model to be provided by BYD will be the fully electric, European styled BYD ATTO 3, an electric C-segment SUV.
6 Oct 2022
LILEE was founded with the intention of developing better communications systems for rail. Now it is involved in the development of automation systems for buses.
29 Sep 2022
E3/DC operates in Germany and develops and sells battery systems into the residential market, and is planning to expand into the vehicle-to-X (V2X) market.
28 Sep 2022
WAVE (Wireless Advanced Vehicle Electrification) are owned by a Nasdaq-listed company called Ideanomics. They are focused on fast wireless charging systems (up to 500kW) for the medium and heavy duty vehicle segments.
22 Sep 2022
ADASTEC: Autonomous Stack Developer
ADASTEC develops autonomous technology and autonomous stacks. It is currently working on a trial deployment of an autonomous midibus with bus manufacturing partner Karsan.
25 Aug 2022
ST Engineering: Autonomous Bus Leaders in Singapore
if the bus knows in advance that there is no one at a bus stop then it may be able to take a shorter route.
24 Aug 2022
5 Key Routes to Better Li-Ion Batteries
The current iteration of Li-ion batteries, which are based on graphite anodes, liquid electrolytes, and cathode materials such as NMC and LFP, are generally considered to be reaching their performance limits. However, from cell materials to battery designs, there are still several routes that can lead to further improvements in performance and cost.