11 Nov 2021
Program Leverages Two-Way Vehicle-to-Home Charging Technology
Hydro One and Peak Power launched a new pilot program to study the benefits of using electric vehicle charging technology to improve power resiliency and reliability for customers. Two-way Vehicle-to-Home charging technology will be installed at the homes of program participants to test the ability of EVs to act as batteries and provide back-up electricity through simulated power outages.
2 Nov 2021
IDTechEx briefly spoke to Parmley Graham at the event Robotics & Automation 2021. They are a distributor and reseller of automation solutions and components. They are Siemens' approved partner, and the partner of some world's top companies in industrial automation, including ABB, Festo, Rethink Robotics, etc. They now employ about 90-100 people, headquartered in Gateshead, the UK, and are active in the UK market.
28 Oct 2021
Rare Earths in EVs: Problems, Solutions and What Is Actually Happening
EVs certainly mark the path to a more environmentally friendly future, but there are still concerns around the sourcing of certain components or materials within EVs. Electric motors literally drive EVs but rely heavily on rare-earth materials. Will EV manufacturers continue to rely so heavily on rare earths going into the future?
11 Oct 2021
AddEnergie is a leading Canadian charging network operator for electric vehicles and a major provider of smart charging software and equipment.
13 Sep 2021
Faurecia is a tier 1 automotive supplier, based in France. As the largest supplier of vehicle interiors, it is investing in and developing in-mold electronics (IME) to produce decorative touch-sensitive interfaces with integrated electronics.
2 Sep 2021
IDTechEx Dissects the Market for Solid-state Batteries in New Report
This article explores the history of solid-state batteries and looks ahead at regional development, sharing some of the research from the new IDTechEx report, "Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2021-2031: Technology, Forecasts, Players".
23 Aug 2021
Package Delivery Robots' Environmental Impacts
Whether a robot or a person delivers your package, the carbon footprint would essentially be the same, according to a study that could help inform the future of automated delivery as the pandemic fuels a dramatic rise in online shopping.
16 Aug 2021
Enevate are a US company developing high-silicon content Li-ion anodes and cells. IDTechEx spoke with Kevin Schrantz, Senior Marketing Director, and Martin Sandor, Marketing Director.
2 Aug 2021
WeRide is an autonomous robotaxi developer, founded in 2017 and headquartered in Guangzhou, China.
14 Jul 2021
DuPont: EV Battery Materials
DuPont has a wide portfolio of thermal management and structural materials for EV batteries. Dr James Edmondson from IDTechEx interviewed DuPont to find out more about their portfolio and several applications in the EV market.
13 Jul 2021
Gentherm Incorporated created the first thermoelectrically heated and cooled seat system for the automotive industry.
23 Jun 2021
Solid-State Battery Market Will Grow to $8 Billion by 2031
With an increasing number of players working in this field and some milestones being achieved, the solid-state battery market is expected to grow to $ 8 billion by 2031, according to IDTechEx's new report "Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2021-2031: Technology, Forecasts, Players".
22 Jun 2021
In Finland, Visedo, part of Danfoss of Denmark, has a machine that sounds similar to that in the Tesla 3.
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.
19 Apr 2021
IDTechEx spoke to John Griffin and Linda Quach, VP Products & Marketing and Director of Marketing respectively at Immersion. They presented their updated corporate deck and we had a wider discussion about the state of the haptics industry and the evolving position of Immersion within it.
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.