16 Feb 2024
CES 2024 Showed that the Future of Cars will be Defined by AI
IDTechEx's new report, "Future Automotive Technologies 2024-2034: Applications, Megatrends, Forecasts", highlights the biggest changes coming to cars over the next ten years. Electrification will change what powers cars, and automation will change how they are driven, but one of the biggest opportunities is connectivity and software definition, which will change how cars are monetized.
9 Feb 2024
Sila Nanotechnologies are a US company looking to commercialise their silicon anode material.
31 Jan 2024
CES 2024: Future Mobility Technologies on the Exhibition Floor
CES is one of the biggest exhibitions of technology in the world. The article covers the key themes from the event including AI, connectivity, electric mobility, autonomous technologies, and AR usage in the cabin.
31 Jan 2024
Tesla's Ross and Rachel Relationship With Radar
Ross and Rachel's relationship in the TV series Friends was characterized by its on-again, off-again nature, with the inevitability that they end up together in the end. Tesla started its full self-driving hardware with radar in 2016, it began the break-up with radar in 2021, and radar was removed from production entirely in 2021.
8 Jan 2024
Software-Defined Vehicles Set to Be Worth Over US$700bn by 2034
Connected and Software-Defined vehicles (SDVs) represent a new paradigm for automakers and consumers. Whereas older ICE vehicles were a conglomeration of 70+ Electronic Control units, kilometers of wiring, and many thousands of components, the new era of vehicles can be more centralized, connected, and convenient, bringing benefits to both the consumer and OEM.
15 Dec 2023
JCB is a household name in excavators and construction equipment. Over the past few years, it has been electrifying some of its products and exploring hydrogen technologies for the future. This profile update provides an overview of its decarbonisation work thus far.
1 Dec 2023
Future Technologies, Materials, and Markets for Thermal Management
The battery deservedly takes the major focus when it comes to technology development in EVs. But an EV's powertrain has to act holistically to operate with optimal performance and interact with the passenger cabin's conditioning system. This means that the thermal management of the motors, power electronics, and how this all interacts is just as important as the battery.
21 Nov 2023
WEVO Chemie: Battery Thermal Management Materials
WEVO Chemie is producing gap fillers, thermally conductive adhesives, and fire protection materials for EV battery packs. IDTechEx interviewed WEVO to learn more about its materials and market progress.
14 Nov 2023
Von Holzhausen are a major player in the plant-based leather alternatives industry based in California, USA. IDTechEx spoke to Emma Reynolds, who is the company's UK Sales Director.
10 Nov 2023
Rising Star: Commercial Advancements & Developments of SSB
The announcement claimed by Toyota that it had a "technological breakthrough" to resolve durability issues and "a solution for materials" for a solid-state battery (SSB) powering EVs in July 2023 has triggered another wave of interest in SSBs, in addition to the continuous efforts from companies such as BMW, CATL, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, LG, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Panasonic, Samsung, Volkswagen, etc.