27 Nov 2020
General Motors Sparkles in 48 Volt
It is in China that General Motors is leading the way in 48V hybrid cars and their next technology. This 48V mild hybridization of conventional car models gives them another ten years in the market.
25 Nov 2020
Electric Trucks: Charging Towards Zero-Emission
IDTechEx believe it is increasingly self-evident that the future of the industry cannot rely on the deployment of traditional combustion engines.
18 Nov 2020
Fuel Cell Cars: A Commercial Failure
The IDTechEx report "Advanced Electric Cars 2020 - 2040" forecasts fuel-cell cars globally through 2040, and finds they continue to be a commercial failure for the next two decades.
10 Nov 2020
IDTechEx Have Released a New Report on Electric Truck Markets
IDTechEx have released a new market research report on electric truck markets - analysis of the medium and heavy-duty BEV, PHEV & FCEV electric truck markets; detailed Covid-19 adjusted sales, battery demand and market value forecasts by region; Li-ion and electric motor technologies.
9 Nov 2020
Smart City Hardware: $1.7 Trillion Market Ahead
Uniquely, the new IDTechEx Research report analyses and forecasts the major disruptive opportunities for radically new city materials, equipment and systems totalling a $1.7 trillion market in 2041.
9 Nov 2020
Southern Hemisphere's Biggest Battery for Victoria, Australia
One of the world's largest lithium-ion batteries will be built in Victoria to boost reliability, drive down electricity prices and support the state's transition to renewable energy.
6 Nov 2020
What Sells Electric Cars
Tesla became the most valuable car manufacturer for many reasons from glamour to having the longest-range vehicles. The IDTechEx report, "Electric Vehicles: Land, Sea and Air 2021-2041" gives the big picture.
5 Nov 2020
IDTechEx Have Released a New Report on the Smart Cities Market
IDTechEx have released a new market research report on the topic of smart cities markets - trillions of dollars on reinvented energy, food, water, transport, sensing, multipurpose materials.
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.
23 Oct 2020
Join the IDTechEx Webinar on Electric Vehicles: Land, Sea and Air
The Meteoric Rise of Electric Vehicles Across Land, Sea & Air - Overview of EV markets in 2020 and beyond: on-road, boats & ships, aircraft; The importance of battery-electric vehicles, and the place for plug-in hybrids and fuel cells; Core enabling technologies: electric traction motors and Li-ion batteries.
14 Oct 2020
Global Graphene Group
IDTechEx caught up with Global Graphene Group (G3) Division president Adam Quirk.
14 Oct 2020
Supercapacitors Increasingly Preferred for Wind Power
Large supercapacitors cost thousands of dollars. They save millions of dollars when preventing self-destruction as with pitch control of the blades of a wind turbine in a storm when the electrics fail.
13 Oct 2020
Tesla Model 3 Revealed UK's Most Popular Electric Car
A new report by Nationwide Vehicle Contracts reveals the world's most popular electric cars. The report looks at global electric vehicle sales from EVVolumes.com over the last three years, as well as Google search volume data for electric and hybrid vehicles in 152 different countries to show the world's most desired make and model.
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.
16 Sep 2020
Founded 6 May 2002 by Elon Musk of Tesla fame, Space Exploration Technologies Corp., otherwise known as SpaceX, is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California.
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.
10 Sep 2020
The Billion Dollar Supercapacitor
Supercapacitors are only a business of around $0.5 billion. However, Geely Holdings has a new commitment to Maxwell Technologies, a Tesla company, for what may be at least $0.5 billion over the years for peak shaving supercapacitors for its hybrid cars made under Volvo and other brands.
8 Sep 2020
Robot Shuttles Double as Robotaxis
As IDTechEx predicted in its report, "Robot Shuttles and Autonomous Buses 2020-2040", robot shuttles are converging with robotaxis.
3 Sep 2020
Market for EV Powertrain Materials to Reach $47bn by 2030
Traction batteries and motors in electric vehicles (EVs) are very different to the powertrain components of the internal-combustion engine vehicles they replace.