BMW

BMW

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Founded in 1998, the BMW Group Technology Office USA is located in Mountain View, California and currently employs a diverse team from multidisciplinary fields.
The office reflects the spirit of technological innovation embodied by its Silicon Valley setting, bringing together associates to work towards one common goal: the identification of new technologies and trends relevant to BMW, and their incorporation into new products as quickly as possible.
The Mountain View team works to ensure that BMW remains at the forefront of global trends and technology. The researchers and developers concentrate preliminary on Sustainability and Digitalization. That includes but isn't limited to future mobility concepts, smart grid and smart home, battery technology and powertrain topics, as well as sensor technologies, Big Data and machine learning, user experience concepts and highly automated driving.
The offices are easily accessible via the Bay Shore Freeway and are less than a mile from the water and green spaces of Shoreline Park.
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2020
23 Nov 2020

Circular End of Life Supply Chain for EV Batteries in the UK

A ground-breaking project to create a new circular end-of-life supply chain for the electric vehicle industry is being led by EMR Metals Recycling. The project has won grant support from the UK Government's Advanced Propulsion Centre.
19 Nov 2020

AI-Driven Safety Alert System to Prevent Motorcycle Collisions

Ride Vision, the collision-aversion technology provider, announces the international launch of its AI-driven, safety-alert system technology to prevent motorcycle collisions on the road.
10 Nov 2020

Electric Mobility in new Spheres: First Electrified Wingsuit Flight

Electric mobility is conquering the third dimension. BMW Group will present the first electric drive system for a wingsuit with which the centuries-old dream of flying can be realised in a completely novel way.
9 Nov 2020

Solid Power

Solid Power is a spin-out from the University of Colorado Boulder developing sulfide-based all solid-state batteries (ASSB) and has been in operation since 2014.
2 Nov 2020

Will Rare-Earths be Eliminated in Electric Vehicle Motors?

Due to environmental and supply concerns, the volume demand share of several materials in electric motor magnets are likely to shift drastically.
12 Oct 2020

Electric Vehicle Materials: Will Nickel Replace Cobalt?

Electric vehicle powertrains are much more materially diverse than the internal-combustion engine vehicles they replace. As a result, they are putting sudden and unprecedented strain on several raw materials industries.
5 Oct 2020

Regional Development of Solid-State Batteries

The rapid growth of the electric vehicle market has driven the development, manufacture and sales of batteries, especially lithium-ion batteries. In the meantime, a number of companies are betting on the next big energy storage technologies. Solid-state batteries are one of them.
2 Oct 2020

Electric Vehicles: Land, Sea and Air 2021-2041

IDTechEx Report: Luke Gear, Dr Peter Harrop, Dr Richard Collins, Dr David Wyatt and Dr James Edmondson
18 Sep 2020

48V Full Hybrid, 48V Mild Hybrid, 48V BEV Cars: Markets, Technology Roadmap 2021-2041

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
16 Sep 2020

Carbon Nanotubes 2021-2031: Market, Technology, Players

IDTechEx Report: Dr Richard Collins
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.
9 Sep 2020

Solar Vehicles 2021-2041

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
9 Sep 2020

Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles and Fleets 2021-2031

IDTechEx Report: Luke Gear
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.
24 Aug 2020

Materials for Electric Vehicles 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr James Edmondson and Dr Alex Holland
12 Aug 2020

3D Electronics 2020-2030: Technologies, Forecasts, Players

IDTechEx Report: Dr Matthew Dyson, Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh and Dr Richard Collins
11 Aug 2020

Supercapacitor Markets, Technology Roadmap, Opportunities 2021-2041

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
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.