2 Feb 2022
Being a Motor Manufacturer in a Materials Crisis
The past two years have been extremely turbulent for many industries with production lines shutting down, chip shortages, and a host of general supply chain issues. Amongst the dismay, electric vehicles (EVs) have been a shining light. In 2021, sales of EVs globally grew by around 80% over 2020 which in turn was a growth of 44% over 2019.
10 Jun 2021
Nidec is one of the world's largest motor manufacturers run tightly for cash and gaining advanced technology mainly by acquisition.
29 Sep 2020
Nidec ASI Supplying Battery Energy Storage System Worth $30.5 Million
Nidec ASI, the Nidec Industrial Solutions platform belonging to the Nidec Group, has supplied battery energy storage systems for a new important US project.
10 Sep 2020
Nidec Corporation are a prominent player in motors including the haptic actuator market. This profile looks at their latest performance in 2020 and in haptics over time.
15 Jul 2020
Nidec ASI Growing in Northern Europe
Nidec ASI is growing in Northern Europe and is supplying battery energy storage solutions for three major projects in Finland and Sweden.
5 Mar 2020
Expanding the use of Large-Scale Storage Systems
Nidec ASI was chosen by the French public electricity transmission system operator, RTE, to realize a full-scale experiment in which an electricity storage system is used to optimize management of energy flows on the transmission grid, in Vingeanne, in the Côte-d'Or department.
6 Nov 2019
Omron offer lidar modules. In 2017, Omron reported the development of a short-range 3D lidar, which can be embedded around a vehicle.
1 Nov 2019
IDTechEx spoke to Thomas Farnoux, Business Development Manager at Actronika at their booth at AWE EU 2019. We discussed their latest products and development in the haptics space.
15 Jul 2019
Highlights from Electric and Hybrid Marine Conference and Expo (2019)!
Technology Analyst Luke Gear presents his findings from the Electric and Hybrid Marine conference held in Amsterdam.
15 Jul 2019
Future of Heavy Duty EV Motors Off Road
Fork lift trucks are almost all induction because reliability and affordability trump performance here. Their batteries are rapidly going lithium-ion for something less toxic and nearer to fit-and-forget but there is no similar issue with the motors.
18 Jun 2019
Bringing renewable energy to the Bahamas
The aim of the project, worth €1.5 million, is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by the year 2020 and, at the same time, decrease by 70% the use of power generation from conventional sources (diesel) for the production of the energy necessary for the island's consumption.
31 May 2019
New Electric Vehicle Motors Grab Sales
Huge companies make traction motors for electric vehicles. After all, as the IDTechEx report, "Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles: Land, Water, Air 2019-2029" details, every EV has at least one traction motor and increasingly they have many, including one electric aircraft with no less than 36.
8 Feb 2019
Dilemma of Automotive Vertical Integration
It is a rule-of-thumb that manufacturers should vertically integrate only when products and markets mature, so they can confidently shave off the last pennies of cost. One exception is when shortages loom: Tesla built its battery gigafactory fast using proven Panasonic technology. However, many suppliers now build battery gigafactories.
1 Feb 2019
Electric Vehicles: Induction Motor Opportunities
The new IDTechEx Research report, "Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles: Land, Water, Air 2019-2029" measures how induction (asynchronous) motors are rapidly losing market share.
31 Jan 2019
Two case studies on markets for actuators
At an event as large as CES, there are many technology themes beyond the traditional topic boundaries covered by IDTechEx. In this article, we discuss two such areas, both of which are close to, but slightly outside traditional areas of coverage.
30 Jan 2019
Haptics at CES 2019
As the largest consumer technology event in the world, haptics always has a prominent place within CES. This short article includes summaries of the various conversations which IDTechEx had on the subject of haptics at CES 2019.