Expect seven-times the air traffic in 2050 increasing greenhouse gas X4 unless something radical happens. Elon Musk has made interesting statements about electric aircraft over the years. His Tesla will survive and prosper: if Tesla investors stop investing the Chinese will snap it up. Either way, somewhere down its list of priorities will be reinventing pure electric aircraft, so what does Tesla bring to the table?
Plug-in Hybrids: More Models but No Future Says IDTechEx Research
Something strange is happening. Car manufacturers are issuing a flood of plug-in hybrid cars. The consumer is spoiled for choice with Mini, BMW, Skoda, Volvo, Porsche, Mercedes and others joining in.
Pure electric Killing Plug in Hybrids
This is a more informative version of an article we have published recently. Read on to find out more about how Car manufacturers are issuing a flood of plug-in hybrid cars.
How We Shall Cope with a Shortage of Lithium-ion Batteries
At some stage in the next ten year, there is likely to be a shortage of lithium-ion batteries. Included in this article are possible reasons and proposed solutions.
Electric Car Gloom Yet Forecasts Increased
It is a bit surreal. There is far more negative press comment about pure electric cars than positive yet most analysts, including IDTechEx, have revised their forecasts upwards. In this article, you will find some of the forecasts of others expressed as the number in use.
Electric Light Aircraft Order Rush: Deeply Significant
Not long ago it was just dreams. Small internal-combustion aircraft provide taxi services, serve the declining market for private flying and a few other needs. Some are over 30 years old because total cost of ownership is an issue. Designing electric replacements seemed like entering a dust bowl.
Electric Vehicles Reinvented: Join Our Business Insight Forums In Novi
How do you leapfrog Tesla? How do you avoid failure in the car industry when global sales decline? A whole world of new technologies and new markets awaits at the IDTechEx Business & Technology Insight Forums on "Electric Vehicles and Energy Storage" in Novi Michigan 10-12 June.
Local Pollution Much More Dangerous than Realised
Global warming has something like a consensus on action, with tightening carbon dioxide emissions laws to 2030, read on to find out IDTechEx take on it.
New Electric Vehicle Motors Grab Sales
Huge companies make traction motors for electric vehicles. After all, as the IDTechEx report, "Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles: Land, Water, Air 2019-2029" details, every EV has at least one traction motor and increasingly they have many, including one electric aircraft with no less than 36.
Electric Vehicles Go High Voltage
The new IDTechEx report, "Electric Vehicles 2020-2030" is the most thorough on the subject with 100 categories forecasted by number and market value and many newly-revealed trends and predictions.
Solar microgrid system for Nigeria Ministry of Power
The solar power plant will be mounted on carport and rooftop canopies and will generate 2.45 GWh of energy annually, reducing the Ministry's energy dependence on non-renewable power sources by 71% and reducing CO2 generation by 2,600 tonnes. The solution is fully integrated and scalable so that capacity can be increased over time as demand grows.
The supercapacitor market has bottomed out and is now into a sustained period of strong growth. Recent actions of three giant companies not usually associated with supercapacitors illustrate why.
Creating Bus Giants to Face the Chinese
IDTechEx Research Analyst Dr Peter Harrop looks into competitors in the Electric Bus industry in China
Will Volkswagen Group Succeed in Electric Vehicles?
IDTechEx Research analyses whether or not the VW group can innovate their way through a challenging time and succeed in electric vehicles.
Potassium-oxygen batteries that last longer
Researchers have built a more efficient, more reliable potassium-oxygen battery, a step toward a potential solution for energy storage on the power grid and longer-lasting batteries in cell phones and laptops.
Webinar Thursday 23 May 2019- Supercapacitors Markets
IDTechEx is hosting a free webinar on Thursday 23 May 2019 titled Supercapacitors Markets.
Market Needs Move Against Lithium-Ion Batteries
In this article IDTechEx revisit a topic we have touched on before. We consider changes in need that are catching the lithium-ion battery industry wrong-footed.
Wireless Charging of Electric Vehicles 2019 and in Future
The window of opportunity for static contactless (wireless) charging is closing due to delay with standards and intense market focus on vehicle range and cost.
Magic from Nine EV Key Enabling Technologies 2019-2030
More ambitious EV objectives drive radically new EV technologies
Tesla shares jump, Elon Musk to buy more
Tesla Inc announced offerings of $650 million of common stock and $1,350 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due in 2024 in concurrent underwritten registered public offerings. Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, will participate by purchasing $10 million of common stock.