16 Feb 2023
What Cell-To-Pack Means for EV Fire Protection
Despite component shortages and rising material prices, Electric vehicles (EVs) have continued their strong growth throughout 2022, with sales looking to be increased by over 60% compared with the previous year. One factor that is difficult to overlook is vehicle fire safety. In addition to the major automotive recalls seen in 2020 and 2021 for GM, Hyundai, Ford, and others, 2022 also highlighted issues in other vehicle segments.
26 Nov 2021
Europe's First Test Vertiport for Paris
Skyports, the world-leading designer, developer, and operator of vertiports (landing sites for eVTOL aircraft) is developing Europe's first test vertiport in France, as a significant step towards launching commercial Advanced Air Mobility services in time for the 2024 Paris Olympics.
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
19 Jul 2019
Electric bus demand surging outside China
In electric vehicles, China is not what it used to be. Electric bike demand collapsed five years ago, and electric bus demand followed two years ago. With electric buses, the reason was entirely a precipitous drop in government financial support of demand and production, the peak being accentuated by pulling forward to grab subsidies while there were available. In 2020 they will be zero but despite this, in 2027 China plans that full electrification of its bus fleet will be complete.
24 Jun 2019
Integration of flying vehicles into urban transport for 2024 Olympics
Airbus, Groupe ADP and the RATP Group, along with the Paris Ile-de-France region and the French civil aviation authority, have announced the launch of a feasibility study to demonstrate an urban system of vertical take-off and landing vehicles for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.
1 May 2019
Electric Buses: Market and Technology Appraisal May 2019
There is a crossroads in the electric bus business.
14 Apr 2009
Printed Electronics Products
In the afternoon of the first day of the hugely succesful IDTechEx event Printed Electronics Europe, there was a session on radical new electronics products
20 Jan 2009
What we need from printed electronics - feedback from end users
At the annual IDTechEx Printed Electronics Europe 2009 conference and exhibition, IDTechEx will uniquely feature a range of end user companies discussing their needs from printed electronics.
10 Mar 2008
Hot RFID topics revealed at RFID Smart Labels USA
What a difference a year makes. RFID progress from highlights at the IDTechEx RFID Smart Labels USA event.
8 Feb 2008
RFID - Larger Orders and More of Them
The largest RFID orders - here comes China - huge advances coming in HF RFID - new vibrant technologies.