5 Jan 2024
John Deere: Electric Construction Machines
John Deere is a leading supplier of agricultural and construction machinery. In 2023 it showed its first collection of electric construction vehicles. This profile analyses the vehicles that have been shown so far.
15 Nov 2023
Battery Technology Across Diverse Vehicle Segments
The electrification of cars has undeniably been at the forefront of the transition towards electric vehicles (EVs) and the growth in demand for Li-ion batteries, but the electric revolution extends far beyond passenger cars. Huge opportunities exist in other transport applications, which play a vital role in ongoing decarbonization efforts.
31 Aug 2023
The EV Construction Industry will Live or Die on Battery Pricing
The new report from IDTechEx, "Electric Vehicles in Construction 2023-2043", shows that there are many reasons to adopt an electric vehicle as a construction professional: they are quieter than diesels, they help with air quality in the construction site, they can be more precise and easier to operate, and so on.
6 Jul 2023
The Electrifying Divide in Battery Chemistries for Construction EVs
The success of electric vehicles in the construction industry will largely be determined by battery prices being low enough that the total cost of ownership is cheaper than diesel alternatives.
9 Jun 2023
Electrification Activity of Major Construction Vehicle OEMs
Innovation roadmap for major construction vehicle original equipment manufacturers.
24 May 2023
Three Reasons Why Electric Beats Diesel for Mini Excavators
Like many industries, the construction vehicle and machine industry is on the path to electrification. It has been one of the latecomers to the electrification game, with little happening from OEMs until after 2020. But this is changing, with more electric product announcements covering a wider selection of vehicle types under the construction banner.
27 Apr 2023
Digitizing Agriculture — Agbots and Software
This premium article covers digitizing agriculture, with technology progression roadmaps, use case examples, business models, and SWOT analyses.
15 Mar 2023
LiDAR On Its Way Out? Camera's Market Size From 76% to 79% by 2033
Autonomous mobility is the key value proposition for many robots. Thanks to the successes of self-driving systems in commercial vehicles from companies like Tesla and John Deere. Autonomous driving has gained significant momentum across the robotics industry.
23 Feb 2023
Why Immersion Cooling Might Not be the Final Battery Cooling Solution
Battery thermal management is a critical component to an electric vehicles (EVs) operation. Cells need to be kept cool when under load from driving and charging or kept warm during cold ambient conditions. This enables more efficient operation of the batteries and improves safety.