18 Jan 2021
Desktop Metal to buy EnvisionTEC for $300 Million
Desktop Metal Inc announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire EnvisionTEC for total consideration of $300 million, consisting of a combination of cash and newly issued Desktop Metal stock.
1 Jan 2021
Ford and Mahindra end Discussions for Auto Joint Venture
Ford Motor Company and Mahindra & Mahindra have mutually and amicably determined they will not complete a previously announced automotive joint venture between their respective companies. The decision follows the passing of the Dec. 31 "longstop," or expiration, date of a definitive agreement the organizations entered into in October 2019.
17 Dec 2020
XOS Trucks (formally Thor Trucks) delivered and launched its first prototype pure electric class 8 semi-truck in December 2017, called the ET-One.
11 Dec 2020
The Window of Opportunity for Plug-in Hybrids is Closing
Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) are an interim product. IDTechEx explains why PHEV potential is now limited.
10 Dec 2020
IDTechEx Assesses 5 Significant Electric Vehicle Opportunities in 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused 2020 to become the pivotal year as the automotive industry goes through a once in a hundred-year transformation.
9 Dec 2020
Velodyne develops LiDAR sensors, and is best known for its characteristic rotating sensors. This update highlights static applications where Velodyne believes LiDAR can offer significant benefits, and is based on a presentation at the Image Sensor 2020 online conference.
13 Nov 2020
Elementum 3D Gold Medal, US Air Force Advanced Manufacturing Olympics
Elementum 3D earned first place at the inaugural US. Air Force Advanced Manufacturing Olympics. The company won the event's "Material Hurdles" technical challenge with its A7050-RAM2 high-strength aluminum alloy, beating eight other finalists.
11 Nov 2020
Carbon and Fast Radius Expand Strategic Partnership
Carbon and Fast Radius announced an expansion of its strategic partnership that broadens Fast Radius' fleet of 3D printers with the addition of the Carbon L1 printer. The adoption of the L1 printer complements Fast Radius' in-production Carbon M series printers and expands capabilities into large part production using Carbon DLS.
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.