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.
4 Jul 2022
€10 Million Project to Recover Raw Materials from Electric Vehicles
The European Commission finances with more than 10 million euros a project to develop new technological processes for the recovery of critical raw materials contained in electric vehicle batteries, through the Horizon Europe programme. A consortium of 18 partners from seven countries will develop this project, known as BATRAW, which is of strategic importance for the EU in reducing its dependence on imports of these critical raw materials, as well as being able to guarantee a stable supply chain in view of the expected growth of the electric mobility market in Europe in the coming years.
24 Jun 2022
Volvo Trucks: Electric Trucks
Volvo are leading truck electrification in Europe, offering a full range of medium- and heavy-duty electric trucks.
24 Jun 2022
Renault Trucks: Electric Trucks
Renault Trucks (part of the Volvo Group) launched their range of fully electric trucks in 2019.
15 Jun 2022
DuPont: Thermal Materials for Future Battery Designs
DuPont recently presented a webinar discussing their thermal interface materials (TIMs), thermally conductive adhesives (TCAs), and hybrid TIM/TCAs for future battery designs such as cell-to-pack and cell-to-chassis applications.
17 May 2022
Renault Trucks Reveals Multimodal Last Mile E-Mobility Concept
Renault Trucks has announced the launch of an industry-first multimodal last mile e-mobility concept, the Renault Trucks E-Tech Master OptiModale, for cleaner, greener and more accessible urban deliveries.
27 Apr 2022
Electric Vehicle Markets Land, Sea & Air: A Look Back at 2021
This IDTechEx premium article discusses how electric vehicle markets fared in 2021 compared with the past few years, drawing from the latest IDTechEx research. A snapshot of the following markets are given: electric cars, electric buses, electric light commercial vehicles (eLCVs), electric trucks, electric two-wheelers, electric boats and ships, and electric air taxis.
7 Feb 2022
Ford Motor Company (2022)
The electric era is here, and Ford is in the midst of implementing an ambitious, comprehensive plan to make the transition to an electric future.
Ford is investing $22 billion in electrification through 2025 as part of its plan to lead electrification in areas of strength. The company is electrifying its most iconic products - the Mustang, F-150 and Transit - with many more to come in the years ahead. A key part of Ford's goal to drive the adoption of electric vehicles is to target the large market for fully electric commercial vans and pickups. The company has had some initial success while entering the market, but now faces competition from other OEMs and their offerings.
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.
28 Jan 2022
Renault, Nissan & Mitsubishi Motors Announce Common Roadmap
Renault Group, Nissan Motor Co Ltd. and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced common projects and actions to accelerate and to shape their shared future towards 2030, focusing on the mobility value chain.
26 Jan 2022
Infineon: Automotive Power Electronics
Infineon is a leading supplier of automotive power electronics modules, having established strong partnerships with traditional OEMs. IDTechEx caught up with the company to discuss the latest industry trends.
2 Dec 2021
Silicon Carbide Power Electronics Enabling a Surge in 800V Platforms
In automotive power electronics (inverters, onboard chargers, DC-DC converters), the transition to silicon carbide MOSFETs and high voltage systems above 800V has been increasing in pace in 2021.
29 Nov 2021
Why Are OEMs Investing in Li-ion Battery Recycling?
In the past, the lack of end-of-life batteries meant that the Li-ion (lithium-ion) recycling market had little opportunity to prosper but the transition to electric vehicles (EVs) is changing this.
16 Nov 2021
Major EV & Mobility Trends of 2021 - And What to Look Out For in 2022
In this article, IDTechEx analysts take a look back at the key events and trends from the future mobility world over the past year - and what to look out for in 2022.