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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2021
14 Jul 2021

Calyos

Calyos specialises in two-phase cooling solutions. IDTechEx interviewed Ben Sutton to discuss their proprietary loop heat pipe technology for various market applications.
13 Jul 2021

Global Power Technologies

GPT manufactures generators ranging from 5 to 550 watts, using heat to produce electrical power for applications requiring up to 5,000 watts. GPT generators function on natural gas, propane, or liquefied petroleum gas to provide highly reliable, cost-effective, energy wherever needed.
13 Jul 2021

Gentherm Inc

Gentherm Incorporated created the first thermoelectrically heated and cooled seat system for the automotive industry.
24 Jun 2021

Electric Vehicles & DC Fast Charging: Moving to the Next Level

The IDTechEx report "Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles and Fleets 2021-2031" finds that the total number of electric vehicle charging outlets surpassed 1 million in 2020, with both China and Europe at or below the optimum 10 electric vehicles per charging outlet.
23 Jun 2021

Solid-State Battery Market Will Grow to $8 Billion by 2031

With an increasing number of players working in this field and some milestones being achieved, the solid-state battery market is expected to grow to $ 8 billion by 2031, according to IDTechEx's new report "Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2021-2031: Technology, Forecasts, Players".
22 Jun 2021

Visedo

In Finland, Visedo, part of Danfoss of Denmark, has a machine that sounds similar to that in the Tesla 3.
21 Jun 2021

Elaphe

Elaphe is a start-up based out of Slovenia making in-wheel motors primarily for automotive applications. IDTechEx caught up with Luka Ambrozic, Chief Marketing Officer at Elaphe.
26 May 2021

Qnovo

Qnovo are a small, US-based company developing and commercialising software for Li-ion battery management systems that can help to improve overall battery performance and safety. IDTechEx caught up with CEO, Nadim Maluf.
25 May 2021

Evovelo

Evovelo is a Spanish startup. Mö is a pedal-assisted electric trike powered by solar panels combining benefits of cycling with the creature comforts of a car.
3 May 2021

BMW Group Starts Battery Component Production in Leipzig, Regensburg

The BMW Group is launching production of battery components at its plants in Leipzig and Regensburg and expanding its e-drive production network. It has been less than a year since the decision was made to expand production capacity for e-drives in Germany.
27 Apr 2021

VELO3D Adds Stefan Krause to Board of Directors

VELO3D Inc announced the appointment of Stefan Krause to the company's board of directors as audit committee chair.
26 Apr 2021

3 Types of Car That Have Prospered Despite COVID-19

COVID-19 has had a drastic effect on the automotive industry. Despite these damning figures, there is a silver lining. This article looks at the 3 types of cars where sales saw an increase across most of the globe.
19 Apr 2021

Immersion Corporation

IDTechEx spoke to John Griffin and Linda Quach, VP Products & Marketing and Director of Marketing respectively at Immersion. They presented their updated corporate deck and we had a wider discussion about the state of the haptics industry and the evolving position of Immersion within it.
7 Apr 2021

Louisenthal

Louisenthal is best known as a manufacturer of foils for banknotes. This background profile focusses in a recently they have launched a prototype transparent heater, applicable to automotive applications.
2 Apr 2021

bp Joins BMW, Daimler EV Charging Venture

bp agreed to join BMW Group and Daimler Mobility AG in their drive to extend and significantly improve electrification, making electric vehicle charging more convenient, simpler and seamless for drivers.
14 Mar 2021

Sila Nanotechnologies

Sila Nanotechnologies are a US based start-up developing drop-in silicon anode material for Li-ion batteries.
12 Feb 2021

Sustainable Alternative Fuels 2021-2031

IDTechEx Report: Dr Alex Holland
9 Feb 2021

Solar Vehicles 2021-2041 2nd Edition

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Matthew Dyson
28 Jan 2021

Prometheus Fuels

Prometheus Fuels are a US start-up looking to produce drop-in electro-fuels through use of their carbon capture and electrochemical cell technology.
18 Jan 2021

BMW Plans to Double Sales of Fully Electric Vehicles

The BMW Group has now increased the number of electrified vehicles (fully-electric and plug-in hybrid) in its line-up to 13 models, available in 74 markets around the globe. The BMW Group plans to virtually double the number of electrified vehicles it offers to 25 models by 2023: More than half of these will be fully electric.