Research Articles

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.
22 Apr 2021

The Key Technologies for Winning the Fight Against Climate Change

Each year, April 22nd marks Earth Day, a worldwide event that aims to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement. To mark Earth Day 2021, here are some of the technologies that IDTechEx believes will be instrumental in winning the fight against climate change.
21 Apr 2021

Materials Informatics Can Revolutionize the 3D Printing Market

The 3D printing market is diverse; certain materials and applications are seeing significant commercial growth while others are still overcoming technical and economic barriers to adoption.
19 Apr 2021

Micro-LED Displays, A Threat to OLED Displays or Not?

Micro-LED, believed by many as the next-generation display technology, has been pursued by players of LED, display, OEM, materials and so on. It is also widely believed by many that Micro-LED displays are the replacement of OLED displays, especially in TV applications.
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15 Apr 2021

Webinar - Carbon Capture, Utilization, And Storage: A Long Road Ahead

Thursday 22 April 2021 - The webinar, presented by Senior Technology Analyst Dr Michael Dent, will include an introduction to CCUS; the current state of CCUS; emerging technologies in CCUS; challenges facing the industry; and an outlook for the next 20 years.
14 Apr 2021

Smarty-Pants: Could Intelligent Underwear Improve Your Life?

It is not uncommon to have a favorite bra, or a lucky pair of pants. Now, innovations in E-Textiles and Smart Clothing have taken this phenomenon to the next level. Imagine a pair of pants that can play your party playlist when you get too sad, or a bra that can turn down the thermostat when your indoor workout raises your temperature.
13 Apr 2021

Large Market for Downhill Electric Vehicles

In Switzerland monster trucks carry ore down from mountainside quarries, the regenerative braking creating almost enough energy to get the empty truck back up again. The latest forestry example is carrying trees down from the mountains of Canada.
13 Apr 2021

Air Taxis Will Utilize Next-Generation Batteries and Motors

Electrical Vertical Take-off and Landing aircraft (eVTOL) are moving from science fiction to reality, enabled by rapid advancements in electric motor, battery, and computing technology, the new report from IDTechEx, "Air Taxis: Electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing Aircraft 2021-2041", finds.
12 Apr 2021

Big Gains for Low-loss Materials in the 5G Market

The emphasis on low-loss materials in 5G has already started to take effect.
09 Apr 2021

Antimicrobial Technologies - How Do They Work?

Antimicrobial technologies such as coatings and textiles containing silver and copper are helping people during the COVID-19 pandemic by ensuring that whatever they touch, whether that is a door handle or their own mask, is free from live SARS-CoV-2 particles. But how exactly do these antimicrobial technologies work?
08 Apr 2021

Many Routes to 1000 Mile Battery Vehicles

It is easy to make 1000-mile battery-electric vehicles, and the effect on market uptake will be profound.
06 Apr 2021

Volkswagen's Long-term, High-Manganese Cathode Strategy

In this article IDTechEx provides commentary on the reference during Volkswagen's recent Power Day to their long-term strategy of employing high-manganese cathodes for their 'volume segment'. What does 'high-manganese' refer to, and how do they compare to other cathode materials?