18 Sep 2023
CALB, or China Aviation Lithium Battery Group, is a prominent Chinese company specialising in lithium-ion batteries and energy storage solutions. Founded in 2015, CALB has established itself as a leading battery supplier in the electric vehicle (EV) and renewable energy industries.
14 Jun 2023
Jade Bird Display
Jade Bird Display (JBD) designs and manufactures microLED displays with complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) backplanes for applications including augmented reality (AR) devices, where it has been the first microLED firm to reach the market. JBD updated IDTechEx on its progress since its last interview in early 2022, including the opening of its new fab in Hefei, updated product lineup and promising financial results.
23 Sep 2022
CATL are the leading manufacturer of Li-ion batteries globally.
8 Jun 2022
Geespace Successfully Launches First Nine Satellites
Geespace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Geely Technology Group and China's first privately owned developer, operator, and mass producer of low-orbit commercial satellites, has successfully launched its first nine satellites into low earth orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center.
12 May 2022
Aulton, or Aodong New Energy Vehicle Technology Co. Ltd, is the largest third-party battery-swapping service provider in China, established in 2000. They are involved in electric vehicle battery swap services, battery life cycle management, and commercial operation of battery swap stations.
29 Apr 2022
LEVC Celebrates Sale of 5000th TX Electric Taxi in London
LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) announces another significant milestone with 5,000 TX taxis sold in London. As the world's most advanced electric taxi, the TX delivers the best possible experience for drivers and passengers, substantial savings for operators and reduced urban emissions for the capital.
4 Apr 2022
PolyIC are a division of Kurz and have had success commercializing its transparent conductive film for backlit touch-sensitive automotive controls. IDTechEx caught up with CEO Wolfgang Clemens at LOPEC 2022 to find out about the latest developments and why this technology has beaten in-mold electronics to commercial adoption in the automotive sector.
15 Nov 2021
Farizon Auto Ultimate Commercial Vehicle: 'Homtruck'
Geely Holding Group's commercial vehicle brand, Farizon Auto, unveiled its next generation smart new energy semi-truck, the Homtruck, with production and first deliveries planned for early 2024.
3 Nov 2021
Volocopter: Electric Multicopter
Volocopter GmbH, based near Munich in Germany, are developing an electric vertical take-off and landing multicopter, with plans for a commercial launch in 2023. IDTechEx spoke with Volocopter at the ITS World Congress 2021
8 Oct 2021
PolyIC produce capacitive touch sensors based on transparent conductive films, which can be integrated within 3D plastic parts. This update profile is based on a presentation given at the 'Elantas Printed Electronics Day' in October 2021.
6 Sep 2021
SES, formerly known as SolidEnergy Systems, used to pursue solid-state Li-Metal technology. SolidEnergy was a spin out from MIT founded in 2012 by Dr. Qichao Hu. It was incubated at A123 in its early years. In 2015, Dr Hu realized that all solid-state batteries look good on paper but have fundamental difficulties in real cell production. Then in 2018, the company changed its name to SES after restructuring, addressing its focus on hybrid approach with high-concentration solvent-in-salt liquid electrolyte, solid-state protection coating for Li-Metal anode and AI software to monitor the battery health. The hybrid approach also has a more practical mass manufacturing capability.
12 Aug 2021
Future Mobility Scenarios: Autonomous and Shared
Innovation roadmap for the report 'Autonomous Cars, Robotaxis & Sensors 2022-2042'.
25 Mar 2021
Geely Auto Forms New Premium Electric Car Company - Zeekr
Geely Auto Group has announced the formation of a new company, Zeekr Company Limited, a new electric mobility technology and solutions company based in China that will serve growing global demand for premium electric vehicles.
16 Mar 2021
Market for eVTOL Air Taxis to Grow to $14.7 Billion by 2041
Air taxis and flying cars are easy to hype but IDTechEx's new report on the subject is not that hype. This independent research into electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for passenger transport reflects the reality of the eVTOL market at this early stage of its development.
11 Jan 2021
Energy Storage Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today
IDTechEx currently have a number of energy storage related webinars available to watch on-demand. These include presentations on 2020 highlights, solid-state batteries, li-ion recycling, stationary energy storage, hydrogen economy and redox flow batteries.