23 Apr 2021
A $174 Billion EV Investment Would Transform the American Bus Market
The deployment of zero-emission buses in the US has lacked the impetus of the electrification efforts seen in China and Europe, as discussed in IDTechEx's report "Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Buses 2021-2040". This is about to change.
25 Sep 2020
Autonomous Shuttles: The Future of Last-mile Mobility
Autonomous shuttles could be a key element that connects the public transportation systems to reduce private car ownership in the future. The autonomous shuttle total market size will be over $18 million by 2040, according to IDTechEx's report Robot Shuttles and Autonomous Buses 2020-2040.
26 Jun 2020
Battery Electric Buses: Beyond China
The bus market is at a crossroads. The pressing need for cities around the world to improve air quality, alongside commitments by many governments to address climate change, are powering plans to deliver zero on-road emission city bus fleet solutions. Over the next decade these efforts will see major cities increasingly refuse to purchase anything but zero-emission buses, as they deliver on promised zero-emission zones to protect the health of their citizens.
13 Nov 2019
The German Bus Industry is Dying
Daimler was once number one in buses worldwide. Now it is the Chinese with Yutong number one worldwide almost entirely due to dominating in the huge Chinese market which did not exist in Daimler's glory days.
22 Jul 2019
Dr Peter Harrop explores Toyota's progress with pure electric vehicles in 2019.
29 May 2019
Creating Bus Giants to Face the Chinese
IDTechEx Research Analyst Dr Peter Harrop looks into competitors in the Electric Bus industry in China
1 May 2019
Electric Buses: Market and Technology Appraisal May 2019
There is a crossroads in the electric bus business.
1 Mar 2019
Electric Vehicles in China: New Insights
China is key to the future of electric vehicles because of formidable innovation and global reach as much as biggest market demand. The new IDTechEx Research report, "Electric Vehicles in China 2019-2029", finds that the market penetration and technical innovation in China of electric buses is more impressive than electric cars. However, it finds that China is extremely backward in certain respects and its success and priorities are not always those that the global media portray.
21 Feb 2019
League Table of EV Manufacturers: Next Winners and Losers
The EV business is highly fragmented with great scope for consolidation leading to economy of scale.
20 Feb 2019
China: Electric Vehicle Program Beyond Cars
The Chinese government shrewdly controls supply and demand for sectors it deems important. As elsewhere it has to cope with people moving to cities.
9 Nov 2017
A report from UITP-Busworld 2017
UITP-Busworld 2017 took place at Kortrijk Expo from the 23rd to the 25th October 2017. Running for over 40 years it is the worlds oldest and largest bus and coach exhibition. This year UITP and Busworld announced the first collaboration of their international bus conference in parallel to the Busworld exhibition.
Analyst Aman Atak was there to learn about new developments and products, as well as attending the conference, in parallel, on the outlook of electric buses in China.
14 Sep 2017
Chinese rescue another electric laggard: Fiat Chrysler?
Analyst IDTechEx has long appraised the auto industry as consisting of those leading the move to pure electric powertrains such as Tesla, Renault + Nissan, Yutong and BYD of China, those only recently giving it major emphasis such as Toyota, Jaguar Land Rover, Volkswagen (under duress) and Daimler and those almost in denial such as Fiat Chrysler, Mazda and Suzuki, their pure electric activity being more of a gesture than a serious activity.
1 Aug 2017
Fiat Chrysler belatedly electrifies but how?
CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Sergio Marchionne plans for more than half of its Maserati lineup to be electrified by 2022, but the detail is, as yet, unclear.