Research Articles

Worldwide
29 Jul 2016

Tesla gigafactory in context

Dr Peter Harrop, Chairman of analysts IDTechEx, was interviewed 27 July by BBC Television World News in a live program transmitted worldwide. The subject was the opening of the Tesla battery gigafactory billed as the world's largest factory building.
Worldwide
28 Jul 2016

Autonomous electric buses reinvented

There is a frenzy of investment by in fully autonomous cars, some without even a steering wheel, but it is almost entirely supplier push. Virtually no private individual is interested in buying one. It is very different with fleets such as taxis where potential corporate purchasers such as Uber see many benefits including cost and space saving
United Kingdom
27 Jul 2016

New autonomous unmanned surface vessels

To its manufacturer MOST (Autonomous Vessels) Ltd in the UK, USV means controlled by satellite from anywhere on the planet. AutoNaut is the answer to the age-old challenge of affordable oceanic data gathering for science, commerce and military purposes. It creates new opportunities to meet unique mission requirements in a changing world.
Worldwide
27 Jul 2016

Webinar Tuesday 9 August - is the end of the TCF downturn in sight?

IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 9 August 2016.
Worldwide
26 Jul 2016

The death of MakerBot is not the death of an industry

Following the progress of MakerBot, it is easy to be despondent about the whole desktop 3D printing industry.
Mexico
26 Jul 2016

Adoption of electric vehicles in Mexico

Mexico is not widely adopting pure electric vehicles on its roads partly because of inadequate incentives but also because charging infrastructure is inadequate in such a large country and there is no payback from putting it in.
Worldwide
22 Jul 2016

Industrial and commercial electric vehicles: Biggest market

The saying is, "In a gold rush, get there first, sell shovels". The "shovels" of the EV business are covered in the unique new IDTechEx report, Industrial and Commercial Electric Vehicles on Land 2016-2026.
Worldwide
21 Jul 2016

Hino motors advances hybrid buses

Controlled by Toyota, Hino Motors of Japan is a $13 billion company making buses, trucks and pickups that is similar in size to competitor BYD in buses, cars, forklifts and batteries in China.
21 Jul 2016

Webinar Tuesday 2 August - Supercapacitors Technology Development

IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 2 August 2016 titled Supercapacitors Technology Development and Market Adoption 2016-2026
Worldwide
19 Jul 2016

Ford plug-in vehicle behavior

Daniel Boston and Alyssa Werthman of Ford Motor Company, Dearborn MI have recently published a study "Plug-in Vehicle Behaviors: An analysis of charging and driving behaviour of Ford plug-in electric vehicles in the real world".
Worldwide
19 Jul 2016

導電性インク:ニッチ市場へと向かわざるを得ないビッグプレイヤー

IDTechExでは、長年にわたって導電性インク及びペースト市場を追跡、分析調査をしてきました。IDTechExではこの130億ドル* 市場が現在大きな変動に見舞れ、既存の多くの大手サプライヤーのビジネスモデルに長く影響を及ぼすものと考えます
Worldwide
18 Jul 2016

Electric vehicle cost-effectiveness

In June 2016, Dr Nancy E. Ryan, Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc., and collaborators issued a paper Electric Vehicle Cost-Effectiveness and its Implications for Utility Program Design.