10 Aug 2022
Electric Cars H1 2022: Targets, Sales & Shortages
In this premium article, IDTechEx provides an overview of the multiple industry shortages, an update on global car sales data for H1 2022, and highlights three approaches to improve drive cycle efficiency: 800V platforms, high voltage cabling, and solar bodywork.
8 Aug 2022
UltraSense Systems: All-in-One AI Haptic Processor
Headquartered in San Jose, USA, UltraSense Systems is a startup offering its haptic process for both sensing touch and driving actuators, focused on pioneering smart surfaces with rapid product integration capabilities.
5 Aug 2022
Powertrain Efficiency: Sustaining EV Growth in an Era of Shortages
2022 continues to present great challenges for electric vehicle makers, but despite these challenges electric vehicle markets have continued to grow. However, in an era of shortages, disruption is inevitable. IDTechEx believes improvements to drive cycle efficiency and vehicle design, minimizing battery capacity and other material requirements per vehicle, must come to the forefront.
4 Aug 2022
BSL Battery operates in China and develops and sells batteries into the solar/residential and low speed vehicle markets.
2 Aug 2022
Market Update on Electric Cars in Europe
This IDTechEx premium article provides an update on electric car markets in the EU, UK, and EFTA in 2022, including an update on H1 sales, market trends, policy drivers, and battery trends.
26 Jul 2022
Market Update on Electric Cars in the US
This IDTechEx premium article provides an update on electric car markets in the US in 2022, including an update on annual and monthly sales, market trends, policy drivers, and battery trends.
5 Jul 2022
Tesla: Electric Truck
Tesla design and manufacture electric vehicles. It has been reported that Tesla's highly anticipated Class 8 tractor, the Tesla Semi, will finally go into production in 2023, some four years behind the initial schedule.
29 Jun 2022
Automotive Autonomy: A New Opportunity for Thermal Materials
IDTechEx's new report, "Thermal Management for ADAS: 2023-2033" finds that the yearly market value for thermal interface materials (TIMs) in ADAS will increase 11-fold over the next 10 years.
23 Jun 2022
XPeng is a publicly listed Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer that targets the mid- to high-end passenger vehicle segment. It offers SUVs and sedans with autonomous driving capabilities. IDTechEx spoke to its European business development and product specialist team at EVS35 as they now expand overseas.
15 Jun 2022
Pure Watercraft is an electric outboard maker, which recently received a landmark investment and partnership from General Motors. IDTechEx caught up with General Motors to learn more.
13 Jun 2022
Octopus Energy Enters German Renewable Market with First Wind Farm
Octopus Energy Group's generation arm has signed its first renewable generation deal in Germany, helping to boost the country's energy security.
6 Jun 2022
Zendar: High Performance, Cheap Automotive Radar
Zendar is a start-up working on improving automotive radar. Zendar believes that current automotive radar is limited by the weak computational processing power embedded in the sensor. They suggest a move to a central processing unit with more computational power which can handle multiple radar front-ends at one time. This would be a similar architecture to Tesla in the way it handles its camera information.
30 May 2022
Fusion Processing is an engineering consultancy working with autonomous technologies to improve vehicle and road safety. Fusion Processing has been involved in several trials around the UK and has accumulated more than 1.8 million kilometres of service so far.
13 May 2022
Electric Vehicles Land, Sea, Air - Record Growth as Challenges Mount
Elon Musk once made a prediction that every form of transport, with the exception of space-faring rockets, will become electric. This prediction is starting to materialize as markets for electric cars, trucks, buses, boats, two-wheelers and air taxis reached new heights in 2021.
10 May 2022
Vale Confirms Supply Deal with Tesla for Low-Carbon Nickel
Vale has signed a long-term contract with Tesla Inc to supply Class 1 nickel in the United States from its operations in Canada. This agreement is in line with Vale's strategy to increase exposure to the electric vehicle industry.
4 May 2022
Sionic Energy are a US company developing silicon anode Li-ion batteries.
4 May 2022
Swift Solar is a company that works on perovskite PV. It was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in California, USA. This profile is based on a discussion with the CEO and co-founder, Dr Joel Jean.
29 Apr 2022
Candela Flying Electric Craft Test Drive Centre Opens in Cannes
After selling more than 100 units in the US and Europe, Candela is now entering the French market thanks to an exclusive partnership with the leading recreational boat reseller Sud Plaisance. Candela C-8 will make its French debut with the aim to change boating for the better on the Côte d'Azur.
26 Apr 2022
In 2007, the Fisker Automotive Company was founded by current CEO Henrik Fisker and Bernhard Koehler. Fisker Automotive Company had a tumultuous existence with early setbacks jeopardizing the company's future and leading to its bankruptcy. In 2016, Henrik Fisker revived the brand and it is now on the way to mass production at the end of 2022.
25 Apr 2022
High Voltage EV Cables: Aluminium & 800V Trends
This IDTechEx premium article discusses the rising interest in aluminium-core high voltage cabling for electric vehicles, detailing cable manufacturer offerings, a discussion of the advantages and disadvantages, new advancements and market adoption, and a market outlook versus copper through 2040. The article also discusses how the trend for 800V platforms may impact uptake.