Research Articles

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29 Apr 2016

Webinar Thursday 12 May - Batteries for Electric Buses

IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Thursday 12 May 2016 - Batteries for Electric Buses: Technologies and Marke.t
28 Apr 2016

IDTechEx Research Smartglasses Teardown

This presentation is based on research from the IDTechEx Research report AR & VR Smartglasses and Functional Contact Lenses 2016-2026 (www.IDTechEx.com/glasses).
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27 Apr 2016

Future powertrains for electric vehicles: huge opportunities

The new IDTechEx report, Future Powertrains 2016-2031 concerns the twenty year future of powertrains for land vehicles, including reference to water and airborne vehicles as appropriate. The primary emphasis is on the most important applications by market value - cars and buses - and the most important powertrain types by value potential but most of this analysis is directly applicable to most other vehicles.
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26 Apr 2016

Thermal interface materials enabling new applications

While there are obviously similarities, different applications have different key requirements of the TIMs. In all cases, the TIM needs to minimise stress, prevent electromigration of its fillers, and maximise adhesion.
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26 Apr 2016

Future vehicle powertrains harvest and regenerate

The new IDTechEx report, Future Powertrains 2016-2031 concerns the twenty year future of powertrains for land vehicles, including reference to water and airborne vehicles as appropriate.
Worldwide
26 Apr 2016

Two sudden changes in electric vehicles

This year sees two sudden changes in electric vehicles predicted by IDTechEx. To expand on what we said last week, the supply of new strong hybrids that do not plug in - like the traditional Prius - has all but ended.
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22 Apr 2016

Europe's most important event on emerging technologies opens next week

To date, attendee registrations are up by 17% and exhibiting organizations are up by 27% on last year.
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22 Apr 2016

Death of hybrid vehicles?

Sales of hybrid cars in the USA collapsed from 3.2% of car sales in 2013 to under 2% in 2015 as Americans responded to the sharply reduced oil price. However the oil price will recover eventually so commentary that it heralds the death of hybrid vehicles is wide of the mark. Indeed hybrid car sales outside the USA were sharply up.
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21 Apr 2016

IDTechEx Show! Registrations up 17%, Exhibitors up 27%

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21 Apr 2016

Charging the future at Berlin Electric Vehicle Conference

At the conference, Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing as part of the IDTechEx Show!, April 27-28, the future of vehicle charging will be revealed and put in context.
20 Apr 2016

Invest in the right battery markets: New opportunities

This article will discuss the emerging technologies, new opportunities and potential markets in the battery industry.
Worldwide
19 Apr 2016

OLED lighting: will it eventually disrupt or fade away?

The OLED lighting technology faced a difficult challenge since the very beginning in the shape of inorganic LEDs.