23 Aug 2023
Regulating Automated Private Passenger Vehicles
This premium article discusses regulating automated private passenger vehicles. It looks at each region and assesses its attitudes and progress towards level 3 deployment. It highlights key changes to UNECE regulations and what they mean for level 3 vehicles and the next phases of their deployment.
14 Aug 2023
4 Ways to Eliminate Rare Earths in EV Motors and One You Haven't Heard
The use of rare earths in various modern technology has drawn attention over the years. But with the rising demand for electric vehicles (EVs), the issue has been brought to the fore. 82% of the electric car market in 2022 was using electric motors based on rare earth permanent magnets.
20 Jul 2023
Impact of the European Critical Raw Materials Act on Electric Motors
The European Commission has proposed the Critical Raw Materials Act to "ensure the EU's access to a secure, diversified, affordable and sustainable supply of critical raw materials".
17 Jul 2023
Rocsys — Robotic Electric Vehicle Charging
Rocsys is a Dutch startup that develops autonomous EV charging solutions using soft robotics, AI-based computer vision, and data driven services. IDTechEx spoke to its founder and CEO to find out more about their technology and business plans.
17 Jul 2023
H-Tec Systems are a German manufacturer of PEM electrolyzers.
13 Jul 2023
EV SiC Adoption Advances as Tesla Announces 75% Reduction
There is no denying that silicon carbide (SiC) MOSFETs are the story of the next decade for electric vehicle power electronics. The material improves powertrain efficiency (EV range), operates at higher voltages for faster charging, and creates new materials opportunities, such as Ag or Cu sintering, as power densities and operational temperatures increase.
20 Jun 2023
The Evolution of Modern Electric Motor Market for Electric Vehicles
Electric traction motors may have originally been developed in the 1800s, but the market continues to evolve today, with the growing electric vehicle (EV) market providing new technologies, opportunities, and demand.
9 Jun 2023
Electric Car Motor Trends: Number, Type, and Power 2015-2022
Innovation roadmap for electric car motor trends.
9 Jun 2023
Celanese: High Energy Density Battery Concept
Celanese is primarily a materials company. At the SPE event, Plastics in Electric and Autonomous Vehicles 2023, Celanese presented a self-funded project to develop a high energy density battery pack concept that makes use of its materials.
8 May 2023
Gotion (Guoxuan High-Tech) are a Chinese Li-ion cell and battery manufacturer.
3 May 2023
Ultimate Transmissions: How Tesla Could Avoid Rare-Earth Magnets
Tesla recently announced the elimination of rare-earths in its next generation permanent magnet motors. This would normally require a large performance defecit or much larger motor. Ultimate Transmissions has designed a ferrite magnet motor that could solve these issues.
12 Apr 2023
Next largest EV automaker. It accounts for 65% of total EV sales in the United States in 2022 and approximately 12% worldwide. Tesla has made a strong presence in China in 2021 and 2022.
20 Mar 2023
Wiferion: Wireless Charging for Industrial Electric Vehicles
Wiferion develops and provides contactless inductive wireless energy systems intended for industrial and mobile robotics applications. IDTechEx spoke to Mr Matthieu Ebert, Vice President of Wiferion North America, to learn more about Wiferion's technology, ahead of their official launch of the subsidiary in Chicago.
9 Mar 2023
Automotive Lidar Players by Technology
Innovation roadmap for automotive lidar players.