16 Jan 2023
Where Will You See Chemically Recycled Plastic Products?
Chemical recycling end-of-life plastic has its champions and its critics. IDTechEx does not believe these advanced recycling solutions are the much-promised silver bullet, but nor do they think they have no role to play in a circular economy.
16 Jan 2023
ReJoule is based in Signal Hill, California, US and operates in the electric vehicle (EV) battery diagnostics market. It is a battery tech-startup, with battery lifecycle management and grading technology solutions.
5 Jan 2023
Smartville Inc. are based in California, US and was founded in 2019. The company repurposes domestic electric vehicle (EV) batteries for second life applications in stationary storage.
15 Dec 2022
IDTechEx Predicted Tesla's Radar Re-Evaluation
Roughly one year ago, Tesla announced that it would be dropping radar from Model 3 and Model Y production vehicles starting May 2022. At that time, IDTechEx wrote an article about why dropping radar was a mistake.
13 Dec 2022
Autonomous Vehicle Trends & Milestones In 2022 & Expectations for 2023
They may not be ubiquitous yet, and the day-to-day advantages that they will start to provide may not be noticeable, but automated technologies across the automotive industry are starting to come of age.
13 Dec 2022
ADAS Feature Deployment and the Emergence of Level 3 Vehicles
ADAS (advanced driver assistance systems) features within new vehicles are evolving quickly. This article covers the ADAS features that are already available and how deeply they have penetrated the market already. It also discusses some of the emerging ADAS features that will come to market over the next decade.
Earlier this year, the Mercedes S-Class was released with level 3 automated technologies, approved for use on the German autobahn. This premium article has a look at the Mercedes S-Class in more detail, along with the Honda Legend which was allowed to operate at level 3 in Japan last year. Changes will be coming to the UNECE legislation which governs level 3 usage in these regions. In the premium article the changes are explained and predictions are made about how regions will react. IDTechEx will also suggest which vehicles are ready and waiting for level 3 deployment.
1 Dec 2022
The EV Market Doubles Down on Permanent Magnets Despite Material Costs
With the continued global turmoil experienced over the past few years, the prices of almost everything are rising. This has been especially true for the rare earth materials used in the manufacturing of electric motors for electric vehicles (EVs).
25 Nov 2022
Investments in Low Carbon Hydrogen Spark Hope for Fuel Cell Vehicles
The race to decarbonize on-road vehicles is undoubtedly being led by battery-electric powertrains. However, the superior energy density of fuel cell systems, when compared to today's Li-ion battery systems, means that they can deliver a greater range for the same system weight.
17 Nov 2022
Electric Truck Deployment Ready for Acceleration in 2023
Though battery-electric models currently make up only a small fraction of total global truck sales (around 0.4% in 2021), it is already clear that the transition from diesel combustion engines to zero-emission technologies is well underway.
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.