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.
13 Oct 2022
Five Key Technology Trends for Tomorrow's Electric Car
In 20 years, IDTechEx predicts electric cars will generate 76% of all e-transport revenues. Due to their scale, car markets create the largest opportunities for players in the electric vehicle supply chain, from advanced materials through to battery packs, power electronics, and electric motors.
10 Oct 2022
Sono Motors Gains Scania and LLT as New Customers
Sono Motors gains new customers in Scania, a subsidiary of Volkswagen, and LLT, a Swedish public transport authority, in a unique project to test the Solar Bus Kit in real-life conditions in the northern hemisphere. The objective of the project is to optimize the efficiency of the solar technology for buses in northern climates.
26 Sep 2022
Mercedes-Benz Trucks Presents eActros LongHaul for Long Distance
In terms of payload, distance and routes, heavy-duty long-haul transport is the most demanding segment in road freight transport. At the same time, there is great potential here to reduce CO2 emissions. Following the market launch of the eActros for heavy-duty distribution transport in 2021, Mercedes-Benz Trucks is now igniting the next stage for battery-powered heavy-duty long-haul transport.
21 Sep 2022
IPT Technology: e-Mobility Wireless Charging
IPT Technology design, manufacture, install, and service wireless charging hardware into a wide variety of electric vehicles. In 2021, IPT acquired the company Primove from Bombardier, which, among other things, has developed solutions for wireless charging of cars and trucks. IDTechEx spoke to their marketing manager and learned about their product portfolio and deployments.
21 Sep 2022
Mercedes-Benz Plans Wind Farm at Test Track in Papenburg
Mercedes-Benz plans to build a wind farm at its test track in Papenburg, northern Germany, with an output of more than 100 MW to cover more than 15 percent of the annual electricity demand of Mercedes-Benz Group AG in Germany. As part of its effort to erect a double-digit number of wind turbines by the middle of the decade, Mercedes-Benz is also planning a long-term power purchase agreement with a partner, equivalent to a triple-digit million euros amount.
16 Sep 2022
Company Net-Zero Targets Fuel the Adoption of Zero-Emission Trucks
The sustainability of business operations is now a key consideration in the boardrooms of major corporations, and this is fuelling significant demand for zero-emission trucks. Transitioning truck fleets from diesel combustion engines to zero-emission powertrains is a very visible way for companies to demonstrate their green credentials to their customers whilst delivering a meaningful reduction in their carbon footprint.
12 Sep 2022
Mercedes-Benz Vans and Rivian to Partner on Electric Van Production
Mercedes‑Benz Vans and Rivian, announced a partnership to cooperate on the production of electric vans.