16 Dec 2020
Mercedes-Benz to Produce 8 All Electric EQ Models
The EQS, the first electric luxury sedan from Mercedes-Benz, will start in the first half of 2021 in Factory 56 at the Sindelfingen site.
10 Dec 2020
IDTechEx Assesses 5 Significant Electric Vehicle Opportunities in 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused 2020 to become the pivotal year as the automotive industry goes through a once in a hundred-year transformation.
1 Dec 2020
Ultimaker Appoints Jürgen von Hollen as Chief Executive Officer
Ultimaker appointed Jürgen von Hollen as Chief Executive Officer, replacing Jos Burger, who will retire and join the Supervisory Board. This change will be effective on January 1, 2021.
25 Nov 2020
Farasis Energy Inc
Farasis Energy are a Li-ion manufacturer headquartered in China.
25 Nov 2020
Electric Trucks: Charging Towards Zero-Emission
IDTechEx believe it is increasingly self-evident that the future of the industry cannot rely on the deployment of traditional combustion engines.
16 Nov 2020
TCO Advantage to Spur the Rapid Electrification of LCV Fleets
Despite the difficult current financial climate, there is evidence of growing momentum in the LCV market, transitioning away from conventional diesel fuelled light commercial vehicles (LCVs) toward electric light commercial vehicles (eLCVs).
10 Nov 2020
IDTechEx Have Released a New Report on Electric Truck Markets
IDTechEx have released a new market research report on electric truck markets - analysis of the medium and heavy-duty BEV, PHEV & FCEV electric truck markets; detailed Covid-19 adjusted sales, battery demand and market value forecasts by region; Li-ion and electric motor technologies.
4 Nov 2020
Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG New Fuel Cell Joint Venture
The Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG have now a signed binding agreement for a joint venture to develop, produce and commercialize fuel-cell systems for use in heavy-duty trucks as the primary focus, as well as other applications.
29 Oct 2020
Daimler Trucks & Waymo: Development of Autonomous Sae Level 4 Trucks
Daimler Trucks and Waymo partner on the development of autonomous SAE Level 4 trucks. Their initial effort will combine Waymo's industry-leading automated driver technology with a unique version of Daimler's Freightliner Cascadia, to enable autonomous driving.
28 Oct 2020
Akasol is an energy storage startup emerging as the leading supplier for heavy-duty battery packs. In an interview, IDTechEx learned of the company's interesting answer to emerging solid-state technologies.
5 Sep 2020
Forte Projects LLC
Forte is partnered with Best Circuits and VMG to manufacture an electric motor pump relevant for battery cooling in heavy-duty electric vehicles.
4 Aug 2020
Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles, What Their Future Looks Like
Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are considered by the most, as two competing technologies. Although both technologies power an electric motor, they have different properties and each of them is well suited for some uses more than others.
27 Jul 2020
COVID-19 Accelerates Shift Towards Electric Light Commercial Vehicles?
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced shoppers online, driving huge demand for home delivery. Moreover, growth has the potential to resume beyond the pandemic: in addition to consumer goods, the genie is out the bottle for home grocery delivery, which many consumers, having experienced it for the first time, will want to continue. Light commercial vehicles (LCVs) are the backbone of this growing demand for delivery infrastructure.