11 Sep 2020
GM's Murky Investment into Nikola
IDTechEx takes a look at the recent investment into Nikola amid the allegations of fraud.
11 Sep 2020
General Motors (2020)
After a promising start in the 1990s with the EV1, a heated legal battle between US automakers and California ultimately killed GM's electrification plans for a decade. In 2020, despite being in second place behind Tesla in US electric vehicle sales, the company is still behind the curve - but has exciting plans to catch up.
6 Sep 2020
Leading Edge Associates
Leading Edge Associates have developed a patented method of cooling and heating batteries in electric vehicles with the combination of a vapour chamber and a thermoelectric device.
4 Aug 2020
Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles, What Their Future Looks Like
Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are considered by the most, as two competing technologies. Although both technologies power an electric motor, they have different properties and each of them is well suited for some uses more than others.
28 Jul 2020
Solid-State Batteries Will Create a $6 Billion Market in 2030
Solid-state batteries keep on attracting tremendous attention and investment with the maturing technologies and closeness to mass production.
16 Jul 2020
Hololight offer products for AR headsets for CAD design and engineering. IDTechex talked to Chief Marketing Officer Luis Bollinger
8 Jul 2020
California based Karma Automotive are best known for manufacturing luxury plug-in hybrid electric sports cars, but they are also developing a range of skateboard type chassis platforms for a wide variety of different battery electric and extended-range electric vehicles.
6 Jul 2020
Motiv Power Systems
Motive Power Systems are a California based manufacturer of all-electric chassis for medium duty (Class 3 through 6) commercial vehicles.
6 Jul 2020
Electro Optical Systems (EOS) was founded in 1989 in Gräfelfing, Germany. In its over 30 years of existence, it has grown to become one of the leading additive manufacturing companies in the world.
6 Jul 2020
BMW Group Opens new Additive Manufacturing Campus
The BMW Group has officially opened its new Additive Manufacturing Campus. The new centre brings together production of prototype and series parts under one roof, along with research into new 3D printing technologies, and associate training for the global rollout of toolless production.
26 Jun 2020
Legacy Systems Are Limiting Thermal Management of Electric Vehicles
The drivetrain of an electric vehicle is, in theory, much simpler than a combustion vehicle. Despite this, many electric vehicle contain several different coolant fluids. Is this optimal or a remnant from legacy systems?
24 Jun 2020
Desktop Metal is providing affordable high-throughput additive manufacturing solutions. IDTechEx spoke with Arjun Aggarwal (VP of Business Development & Product).
19 Jun 2020
BMW has demonstrated success with its first electric car, the i3 with strong sales since 2013. BMW have announced plans for 25 electrified models by 2023, showing a strong push towards electrification.
12 Jun 2020
EV Sales Predicted to Surge as Showrooms Reopen
Google Trends data show that, since the PM's launch of the COVID-19 recovery strategy (11 May), there has been a significant boom in demand across the automotive industry - so much so that the demand is now parallel with the numbers pre-lockdown, this surge in demand is especially evident in the electric vehicle industry.
11 Jun 2020
End-Of-Life Electric Vehicle Batteries: Recycling or Second-Life?
With the rapid adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), the demand for Li-ion batteries will grow significantly in the coming decades. In the meanwhile, as EV batteries begin to reach their end-of-life, we will see an exponential growth of retired Li-ion batteries coming out of vehicles.