17 Nov 2020
Volkswagen Group Invests EUR 73 Billion in Future Technologies
The Volkswagen Group will spend around EUR 73 billion on electrification, hybrid powertrains and digital technology over the next five years.
13 Nov 2020
Clear Route to All Land Vehicles Being Solar
Progress with solar-powered and solar-assisted land vehicles is now so clear and compelling that it is certain that most land vehicles will incorporate this technology as an essential part of their battery electric powertrains.
12 Nov 2020
Volkswagen US Lab for Developing, Testing EV Batteries
Volkswagen of America has marked the start of construction of its Battery Engineering Lab at its Chattanooga Engineering and Planning Center. The approximately $22 million dollar facility will test and validate electric vehicle cells and battery packs for the North American region.
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
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.
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.
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.
28 Oct 2020
Hexagon Announces 100% EV Initiative
Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division, has launched 100%EV, a strategic initiative to drive innovation in eMobility. In the wake of seventy-three countries announcing net-zero carbon targets by 2050, the automotive industry must now both meet legislative ambitions and develop winning models.
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.
22 Sep 2020
Octopus Energy Launches Partnership with Volkswagen
Octopus Energy announced a significant new partnership with Volkswagen Group. The deal encourages VW customers to reduce carbon emissions and Electric Vehicle running costs by switching their home electricity and gas supply to the UK's fastest growing green energy provider.
19 Aug 2020
New maneuvering on fuel cell vehicles
IDTechEx predicted ten years ago that fuel cell cars would be a failure and, on any criterion, that is true today following lacklustre sales due to no meaningful consumer proposition and consequently numerous supplier exits.
18 Aug 2020
Forge Nano are developing atomic layer deposition techniques and tools for coatings various materials, including catalysts and powders for additive manufacturing but with a particular focus on Li-ion electrodes.
14 Aug 2020
Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.
Lamborghini has had great success in recent years with the Urus. Recently, they announced their first production hybrid and most powerful car.
13 Aug 2020
Nano One Materials Corp. are a publicly listed Canadian company looking to commercialise their cathode manufacturing and synthesis technology.