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Vauxhall embarks on electric-focused technology drive

Vauxhall embarks on electric-focused technology drive

Vauxhall will embark on an electric-focused technology drive, which will transform its range over the next two years at a similar rate to its first heady days as a car manufacturer at the start of the last century.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Will Piezoelectric Roads Charge Vehicles at Speed?

Will Piezoelectric Roads Charge Vehicles at Speed?

IDTechEx reports sometimes attract vehement debate and the new report, "Piezoelectric Harvesting and Sensing 2019-2039." Is one such example
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 14, 2018
Next gen unmanned drones will act more like birds than machines

Next gen unmanned drones will act more like birds than machines

Researchers unveiled experiments with drones that can sense wind gusts and thermals, then use them to gain speed or altitude, just like birds do.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 13, 2018
Daimler buys battery cells in a total volume of 20 billion euros

Daimler buys battery cells in a total volume of 20 billion euros

The company is investing ten billion euros in the expansion of the Mercedes-Benz Cars electric fleet and another billion euros in the global battery production network within the worldwide production network.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 12, 2018
Scania delivers fuel cell refuse truck

Scania delivers fuel cell refuse truck

Scania is developing a fuel cell refuse truck together with Renova, a waste handling company in western Sweden. The truck will feature a fully electrified powertrain as well as an electrified compactor.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 12, 2018
Breakthrough battery chemistry from Honda Research

Breakthrough battery chemistry from Honda Research

The joint study reports that the research team has opened new doors in the development of high energy-density batteries capable of meeting rapidly growing energy storage needs by overcoming the current temperature limitations of fluoride-based battery technology and by demonstrating the room-temperature operation of fluoride-ion based energy cells.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 11, 2018
Amprius' silicon nanowire lithium ion batteries power Airbus Zephyr

Amprius' silicon nanowire lithium ion batteries power Airbus Zephyr

Amprius Inc is supplying advanced lithium ion cells to the Airbus Defence and Space Zephyr Program. Using Amprius' cells, which contain a 100% silicon anode, the Zephyr S flew more than 25 days, setting a new endurance and altitude record for stratospheric flight.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 10, 2018
World's first reversible EV powertrain conversion

World's first reversible EV powertrain conversion

With interest in classic cars growing every year and values of heritage models at an all time high, Aston Martin Lagonda has pioneered a bold new plan: to future-proof these increasingly precious machines by creating the world's first reversible EV powertrain conversion.
Press Release
Final phase of case against import e-bikes China

Final phase of case against import e-bikes China

The case against imports of e-bikes from China is in its final phase. In November, the Commission has published their General Disclosure Documents, through which they propose up to 79.3% duties on electric bicycles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 7, 2018
World's first fully autonomous Ferry demonstrated

World's first fully autonomous Ferry demonstrated

Rolls-Royce and Finnish state-owned ferry operator Finferries have successfully demonstrated the world's first fully autonomous ferry in the archipelago south of the city of Turku, Finland.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Learnings from Battery & Energy Day Two

Learnings from Battery & Energy Day Two

The event Battery & Energy Dec 4-5 Coventry University ended with a second day of presentations and discussion panels.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 6, 2018
Audi to invest in in electric mobility, autonomous driving

Audi to invest in in electric mobility, autonomous driving

From 2019 until the end of 2023 alone, the company plans advance expenditure of approximately €14 billion in electric mobility, digitalization and autonomous driving.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
A report from EVS31 & EVTeC 2018

A report from EVS31 & EVTeC 2018

The 31st International Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition (EVS31) and International Electric Vehicle Technology Conference 2018 (EVTeC2018) was held at the Kobe Convention Centre with about 1,300 participants for the Congress and about 1,500 participants for Exhibition and Ride & Drive.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Learnings from Battery and Energy Warwick University 4-5 Dec 2018

Learnings from Battery and Energy Warwick University 4-5 Dec 2018

At "Battery and Energy" Warwick University UK Day One with about 100 delegates and 10 table top exhibitors.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 5, 2018
Diesel generator sets: navigating an uncertain future

Diesel generator sets: navigating an uncertain future

Diesel generator sets remain crucial to many key industries and are a multi-billion dollar global market.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 5, 2018
Electric container barges to set sail

Electric container barges to set sail

Dubbed the 'Tesla of the canals', the unmanned electric container barges will operate on Dutch and Belgian waterways.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 4, 2018
Plan for world's first electric vehicle only island

Plan for world's first electric vehicle only island

Waiheke Island in Auckland, New Zealand, has launched a plan to become the world's first electric vehicle-only residential island by 2030.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 3, 2018
Fiat Chrysler electric car manufacture in Italy

Fiat Chrysler electric car manufacture in Italy

Fiat Chrysler Automobile's industrial plan for Italy includes the launch of 13 all-new or restyled models during the 2019-2021 period, and the development of new powertrain solutions with a significant focus on hybrid and electric technologies.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 30, 2018
Cross-industry project to enhance sustainable cobalt mining

Cross-industry project to enhance sustainable cobalt mining

BMW Group, BASF SE, Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics launch cross-industry project to enhance sustainable cobalt mining. As part of a cross-industry initiative, the companies have launched a joint cobalt pilot project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Zero Emission Mining Electric Vehicles and Power

Zero Emission Mining Electric Vehicles and Power

Mining Electric Vehicles and How their MW will be Made On-site Zero Emission
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 29, 2018
Mahindra extends boundaries of electric mobility

Mahindra extends boundaries of electric mobility

Mahindra Electric Mobility Ltd dedicated to the country its first ever Electric Technology Manufacturing Hub in Karnataka. The new facility is set to revolutionise the way electric vehicle technology would be used in India, under Mahindra's +ME brand.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Will Piezoelectric Roads Charge Vehicles at Speed?

Will Piezoelectric Roads Charge Vehicles at Speed?

IDTechEx reports sometimes attract vehement debate and the new report, "Piezoelectric Harvesting and Sensing 2019-2039." Is one such example
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 13, 2018
Daimler buys battery cells in a total volume of 20 billion euros

Daimler buys battery cells in a total volume of 20 billion euros

The company is investing ten billion euros in the expansion of the Mercedes-Benz Cars electric fleet and another billion euros in the global battery production network within the worldwide production network.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 12, 2018
Breakthrough battery chemistry from Honda Research

Breakthrough battery chemistry from Honda Research

The joint study reports that the research team has opened new doors in the development of high energy-density batteries capable of meeting rapidly growing energy storage needs by overcoming the current temperature limitations of fluoride-based battery technology and by demonstrating the room-temperature operation of fluoride-ion based energy cells.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 10, 2018
World's first reversible EV powertrain conversion

World's first reversible EV powertrain conversion

With interest in classic cars growing every year and values of heritage models at an all time high, Aston Martin Lagonda has pioneered a bold new plan: to future-proof these increasingly precious machines by creating the world's first reversible EV powertrain conversion.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 7, 2018
World's first fully autonomous Ferry demonstrated

World's first fully autonomous Ferry demonstrated

Rolls-Royce and Finnish state-owned ferry operator Finferries have successfully demonstrated the world's first fully autonomous ferry in the archipelago south of the city of Turku, Finland.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 6, 2018
Audi to invest in in electric mobility, autonomous driving

Audi to invest in in electric mobility, autonomous driving

From 2019 until the end of 2023 alone, the company plans advance expenditure of approximately €14 billion in electric mobility, digitalization and autonomous driving.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Learnings from Battery and Energy Warwick University 4-5 Dec 2018

Learnings from Battery and Energy Warwick University 4-5 Dec 2018

At "Battery and Energy" Warwick University UK Day One with about 100 delegates and 10 table top exhibitors.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 5, 2018
Electric container barges to set sail

Electric container barges to set sail

Dubbed the 'Tesla of the canals', the unmanned electric container barges will operate on Dutch and Belgian waterways.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 3, 2018
Fiat Chrysler electric car manufacture in Italy

Fiat Chrysler electric car manufacture in Italy

Fiat Chrysler Automobile's industrial plan for Italy includes the launch of 13 all-new or restyled models during the 2019-2021 period, and the development of new powertrain solutions with a significant focus on hybrid and electric technologies.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Zero Emission Mining Electric Vehicles and Power

Zero Emission Mining Electric Vehicles and Power

Mining Electric Vehicles and How their MW will be Made On-site Zero Emission
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 14, 2018
Next gen unmanned drones will act more like birds than machines

Next gen unmanned drones will act more like birds than machines

Researchers unveiled experiments with drones that can sense wind gusts and thermals, then use them to gain speed or altitude, just like birds do.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 12, 2018
Scania delivers fuel cell refuse truck

Scania delivers fuel cell refuse truck

Scania is developing a fuel cell refuse truck together with Renova, a waste handling company in western Sweden. The truck will feature a fully electrified powertrain as well as an electrified compactor.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 11, 2018
Amprius' silicon nanowire lithium ion batteries power Airbus Zephyr

Amprius' silicon nanowire lithium ion batteries power Airbus Zephyr

Amprius Inc is supplying advanced lithium ion cells to the Airbus Defence and Space Zephyr Program. Using Amprius' cells, which contain a 100% silicon anode, the Zephyr S flew more than 25 days, setting a new endurance and altitude record for stratospheric flight.
Press Release
Final phase of case against import e-bikes China

Final phase of case against import e-bikes China

The case against imports of e-bikes from China is in its final phase. In November, the Commission has published their General Disclosure Documents, through which they propose up to 79.3% duties on electric bicycles.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Learnings from Battery & Energy Day Two

Learnings from Battery & Energy Day Two

The event Battery & Energy Dec 4-5 Coventry University ended with a second day of presentations and discussion panels.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
A report from EVS31 & EVTeC 2018

A report from EVS31 & EVTeC 2018

The 31st International Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition (EVS31) and International Electric Vehicle Technology Conference 2018 (EVTeC2018) was held at the Kobe Convention Centre with about 1,300 participants for the Congress and about 1,500 participants for Exhibition and Ride & Drive.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 5, 2018
Diesel generator sets: navigating an uncertain future

Diesel generator sets: navigating an uncertain future

Diesel generator sets remain crucial to many key industries and are a multi-billion dollar global market.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 4, 2018
Plan for world's first electric vehicle only island

Plan for world's first electric vehicle only island

Waiheke Island in Auckland, New Zealand, has launched a plan to become the world's first electric vehicle-only residential island by 2030.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 30, 2018
Cross-industry project to enhance sustainable cobalt mining

Cross-industry project to enhance sustainable cobalt mining

BMW Group, BASF SE, Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics launch cross-industry project to enhance sustainable cobalt mining. As part of a cross-industry initiative, the companies have launched a joint cobalt pilot project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 29, 2018
Mahindra extends boundaries of electric mobility

Mahindra extends boundaries of electric mobility

Mahindra Electric Mobility Ltd dedicated to the country its first ever Electric Technology Manufacturing Hub in Karnataka. The new facility is set to revolutionise the way electric vehicle technology would be used in India, under Mahindra's +ME brand.