1 Dec 2023
Future Technologies, Materials, and Markets for Thermal Management
The battery deservedly takes the major focus when it comes to technology development in EVs. But an EV's powertrain has to act holistically to operate with optimal performance and interact with the passenger cabin's conditioning system. This means that the thermal management of the motors, power electronics, and how this all interacts is just as important as the battery.
28 Nov 2023
Qualcomm: Unlocking Software-Defined Vehicles
This is a full company profile on Qualcomm Technologies. IDTechEx Technology Analyst James Falkiner attended IAA Mobility (also known as the Munich Motorshow) where he had a discussion with Qualcomm's Hans Christian Thiel. IDTechEx also attended a talk by Qualcomm's CEO, Cristiano Amon, where he discussed software-defined vehicles (SDV).
28 Nov 2023
Nexa3D Acquires Essentium/XYZPrinting
Nexa3D is an American manufacturer of 3D printers. This update discusses its most recent acquisitions of XYZPrinting's SLS portfolio and Essentium.
24 Nov 2023
Evolution of the Automotive Industry and Electrification Beyond Cars
2023 has proven another momentous year for the electric vehicle (EV) market. 2022 saw electric car sales rise by 62% compared with 2021, and IDTechEx estimates that 2023 will see global sales rise by another 16%. But what can we expect for the future of EVs? In this article, Dr James Edmondson and Shazan Siddiqi from IDTechEx discuss what can be learned about the future of electrification, not only for vehicles on land, but also for marine sectors and aerial vehicles.
15 Nov 2023
Battery Technology Across Diverse Vehicle Segments
The electrification of cars has undeniably been at the forefront of the transition towards electric vehicles (EVs) and the growth in demand for Li-ion batteries, but the electric revolution extends far beyond passenger cars. Huge opportunities exist in other transport applications, which play a vital role in ongoing decarbonization efforts.
14 Nov 2023
Von Holzhausen are a major player in the plant-based leather alternatives industry based in California, USA. IDTechEx spoke to Emma Reynolds, who is the company's UK Sales Director.
10 Nov 2023
Rising Star: Commercial Advancements & Developments of SSB
The announcement claimed by Toyota that it had a "technological breakthrough" to resolve durability issues and "a solution for materials" for a solid-state battery (SSB) powering EVs in July 2023 has triggered another wave of interest in SSBs, in addition to the continuous efforts from companies such as BMW, CATL, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, LG, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Panasonic, Samsung, Volkswagen, etc.
9 Nov 2023
JPMorgan Mobility Payments Solutions: In-Vehicle Payments
IDTechEx Technology Analyst James Falkiner recently attended IAA Mobility 2023 (also known as the Munich Motorshow) and spoke with Raja Kuppuswamy, JPMorgan's Head of Products for Mobility Payments. They discussed the future of connected vehicles, in-vehicle car payments, and JPMorgan's role in providing safe and secure payment solutions in vehicles.
6 Nov 2023
Electrification Outside Automotive: A Trillion Dollar Market
The automotive sector is rapidly electrifying, with electric car sales totaling over 5.8 million units in the first half of 2023 across China, Europe, and the US. While automotive electrification is at the forefront of the public eye, other vehicle sectors also present huge opportunities, with IDTechEx predicting the global market of electric vehicles for land, sea, and air to be worth over US$1 trillion in 2044 (excl. automotive).
2 Nov 2023
IDTechEx met Neurocat at OSS.5 2023. It offers data processing services for OEMs developing autonomous and assisted driving technologies.
17 Oct 2023
Virtual Reality in Your Vehicle - Cars That Can Meet You For Coffee
Flying cars might not yet be mainstream, but as developments in the electric and autonomous vehicle industries are making progress globally, the future of driving is set to look very different.
3 Oct 2023
Varjo is a Finnish-headquartered producer of extended reality headsets and software solutions, primarily for high-end enterprise applications. Its flagship XR-3 headset has extremely strong passthrough mixed reality capabilities.
2 Oct 2023
Second Life Lithium
Second Life Lithium is a wholesale distributor of reusable Li-ion batteries harvested from various sources. IDTechEx caught up with the company at The Battery Show North America 2023.