16 Jan 2024
The US$1.6 Trillion Future of the Automotive Tech Opportunity
Autonomous driving, electric vehicles, connected and software-defined vehicles, and in-cabin monitoring are all megatrends reshaping the automotive industry. Together, these technologies combine to form a US$1.6 trillion opportunity by 2034, nearly a 10-fold increase compared to 2023.
13 Dec 2023
Automotive Megatrends Drive 4.8% CAGR in Copper Demand until 2034
Copper is a key mineral for the automotive industry, used ubiquitously across the wiring harnesses market. Its demand is set to grow due to electric vehicle and autonomous vehicle megatrends. IDTechEx's brand new report "Copper Demand for Cars 2024-2034: Trends, Utilization, Forecasts" finds the automotive copper demand will reach 5MT (1MT = 1 billion kilograms) of annual demand in 2034.
20 Oct 2023
Outdoor AMRs, Next Driver For Mobile Robotics Market?
In the realm of automation, where innovation meets industry, a groundbreaking revolution is sweeping through the landscape of automated guided vehicles (AGVs). Traditionally confined indoors for tasks like intralogistics and material handling, AGVs are breaking free into the great outdoors, driven by advancements in navigation technologies and the emergence of Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs).
11 Oct 2023
Autonomous Vehicles Will Drive Automotive Sensor Market Growth
IDTechEx's new report "Autonomous Cars, Robotaxis and Sensors 2024-2044" shows that autonomous cars are slowly, but very surely, becoming a part of everyday life. Although they have been hyped and overpromised for a long time, in the last couple of years, the industry has accomplished some significant milestones. The US and China both now have a handful of cities allowing commercial robotaxi services from industry leaders such as Cruise, Waymo, Baidu, AutoX, and more.
12 Sep 2023
Autonomous Vehicles Will Soon Be Safer Than Humans, Some Already Are
The promise of autonomous vehicles has been a long time coming. While many are still waiting to see the fruits of all this work, there are some cities like Arizona and San Francisco where autonomous cars are starting to become a reality.
7 Jul 2023
TuSimple: Autonomous Truck Difficulties
TuSimple is one of the leaders in the development race for autonomous trucks. However, it has recently encountered some difficulties and is considering exiting the US.
17 May 2023
Waymo is one of the leaders when it comes to level 4 robotaxi research, testing and deployment. It has a commercial publicly accessible service operating in Arizona and is working on increasing its capabilities in California.
IDTechEx spoke to Waymo at CES 2023.
19 Apr 2023
AV Sensors 2023
AV Sensors 2023 is one of the highlights of the year for conferences in the autonomous vehicles space. This premium article will discuss key market trends, give highlights from the player presentations, and cover key takeaways from some of the round table discussions.
20 Feb 2023
Three Reasons Why Autonomy Will Boost Automotive Semiconductor Markets
IDTechEx's new "Automotive Semiconductors 2023-2033" report provides a deep dive into the existing and emerging semiconductor technologies used in vehicles today and tomorrow. The report focuses on the areas of automation and electrification, explaining what semiconductor technologies are needed and how their growth is going to drive a 10-year CAGR of 9.4% in the automotive semiconductor market.
14 Feb 2023
Autonomous Vehicle Trends & Milestones in 2022 & Expectations for 2023
They may not be ubiquitous yet, and the day-to-day advantages that they will start to provide may not be noticeable, but automated technologies across the automotive industry are starting to come of age. The 'robotaxi' industry is beginning to see more small commercial deployments. Autonomous trucks are on the cusp of real-world use, and next-generation sensor technologies are being deployed on vehicles that are for sale. This article covers some of the most exciting developments and milestones over the last year and makes predictions about what might come next year.
13 Dec 2022
Autonomous Vehicle Trends & Milestones In 2022 & Expectations for 2023
They may not be ubiquitous yet, and the day-to-day advantages that they will start to provide may not be noticeable, but automated technologies across the automotive industry are starting to come of age.