20 Feb 2024
EV Fire Protection Materials, Protecting a US$3.5 Trillion Market
Electric vehicle (EV) fire safety continues to be a critical topic. Data continues to support the fact that EVs are less likely to catch fire than internal combustion engine vehicles. However, as a new technology, EVs get more press, and besides, even a very low occurrence rate still poses significant risks to vehicle occupants and surroundings.
31 Jan 2024
Stanley: Fire Protection Materials for Electric Vehicle Batteries
Stanley Engineered Fastening is a global leader in precision fastening and assembly solutions. The brand is also historically famous for tools and other products. At Nepcon 2024, Stanley announced a series of materials for EV battery production and fire protection. IDTechEx spoke to Stanley to learn more about these products.
18 Dec 2023
The Continued Rise of the Robotics Industry Over the Next Decade
Due to rising labor costs and labor shortages, coupled with the surge in e-commerce and logistics demands, the mobile robotics market is rapidly expanding. IDTechEx's forecast indicates that the annual market size for mobile robotics in logistics and delivery is set to approach US$150 billion, marked by a robust double-digit compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the next two decades.
14 Dec 2023
The Fraunhofer Institute for Mechatronic Design (IEM) provides technologies and services for research and industry projects for the 'production of the future'. This profile covers developments in its MID Lab.
12 Dec 2023
CNH Industrial has four brands covering a range of agricultural and construction equipment products. This background provides a quick summary of its efforts in electrifying its products.
1 Dec 2023
Future Technologies, Materials, and Markets for Thermal Management
The battery deservedly takes the major focus when it comes to technology development in EVs. But an EV's powertrain has to act holistically to operate with optimal performance and interact with the passenger cabin's conditioning system. This means that the thermal management of the motors, power electronics, and how this all interacts is just as important as the battery.
28 Nov 2023
Qualcomm: Unlocking Software-Defined Vehicles
This is a full company profile on Qualcomm Technologies. IDTechEx Technology Analyst James Falkiner attended IAA Mobility (also known as the Munich Motorshow) where he had a discussion with Qualcomm's Hans Christian Thiel. IDTechEx also attended a talk by Qualcomm's CEO, Cristiano Amon, where he discussed software-defined vehicles (SDV).
28 Nov 2023
Nexa3D Acquires Essentium/XYZPrinting
Nexa3D is an American manufacturer of 3D printers. This update discusses its most recent acquisitions of XYZPrinting's SLS portfolio and Essentium.