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Canada's first all-electric underground mine

Canada's first all-electric underground mine

Jun 26, 2018 1 Canada
Borden is set to be Canada's first all-electric underground gold mine, which will be safer for employees and have a smaller environmental footprint.
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Assessing your Patent Landscape: How IDTechEx can help your technology

Assessing your Patent Landscape: How IDTechEx can help your technology

Jun 25, 2018
In any emerging technology, the pace of innovation is rapid, sometimes dauntingly so. Patent Analytics is a service that IDTechEx provides utilising our long-standing expertise in a range of emerging technologies to provide clients of our services the answers they need.
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Volkswagen mega factory to strengthen e-mobility strategy

Volkswagen mega factory to strengthen e-mobility strategy

Jun 25, 2018 China
Through the completion of the Foshan Plant Phase II, the Foshan production site's capacity will double from 300,000 to 600,000 cars annually. As the first SUV-model of the Volkswagen brand built by FAW-Volkswagen, the T-Roc successfully rolled off the line in April this year. Together with the Audi Q2L, which will also start production this year, it is a vital building block in the fast growing SUV segment.
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Amazon's drones vs. on-road electric delivery vans

Amazon's drones vs. on-road electric delivery vans

Jun 22, 2018
The transportation industry is renewing itself from within finds new IDTechEx Research report "Electric Trucks and Delivery Vans 2018-2028".
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Diesel Genset Sales will Collapse

Diesel Genset Sales will Collapse

Jun 22, 2018
Tightening emissions regulations make diesel cars more expensive to make, so it is only a few years before pure electric cars will be cheaper to make. This was predicted ten years ago by IDTechEx to be around 2022 for small cars and that date is now confirmed by several car manufacturers.
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John Deere announces new inverter distributor in Germany

John Deere announces new inverter distributor in Germany

Jun 22, 2018 Germany
John Deere Electronic Solutions is pleased to announce a new distribution and support agreement with Rational Motion GmbH, which is headquartered in Cologne, Germany.
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John Deere PD400 Inverter used in Fuso eCanter

John Deere PD400 Inverter used in Fuso eCanter

Jun 22, 2018 United States
John Deere Electronic Solutions is pleased to announce the PD400 inverter as a key component in the Fuso eCanter fully electric truck.
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Magna to jointly engineer and build premium EVs for China

Magna to jointly engineer and build premium EVs for China

Jun 21, 2018 China
Magna announced its intention to form two new joint ventures with Beijing Electric Vehicle Co Ltd for complete vehicle manufacturing as well as engineering of electric vehicles.
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Audi connects the electric car with the house

Audi connects the electric car with the house

Jun 20, 2018 Germany
Audi is taking the idea of electric mobility beyond the automobile in offering its customers a tailormade system offering. To that end, the brand is teaming up with two new partners to connect its electric model Audi e-tron with the user's home infrastructure.
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Robot car Marilyn parks in the furthermost lot fully autonomously

Robot car Marilyn parks in the furthermost lot fully autonomously

Jun 20, 2018 Finland
The VTT robot car Marilyn is currently undergoing tests on fully autonomous parking in the area furthest from its driver, at a distance of up to a hundred metres. The Internet of Things assists the car in finding and driving into a free space.
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Webinar Thursday 5 July - Advances in Fiber Laser Technologies

Webinar Thursday 5 July - Advances in Fiber Laser Technologies

Jun 20, 2018 Worldwide
IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 5 July titled Advances in Fiber Laser Technologies.
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Subsidies for electric trucks from the German Government

Subsidies for electric trucks from the German Government

Jun 19, 2018 Germany
The Federal Ministry of Transport (BMVI) has submitted a subsidy policy for environmentally friendly trucks, which has been published in the Federal Gazette at the beginning of June.
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IDTechEx TVJaguar Vector Racing break maritime electric world record

Jaguar Vector Racing break maritime electric world record

Jun 19, 2018 United Kingdom
Jaguar Vector Racing have broken the outright world and national electric speed records in a battery-powered boat. The unique Jaguar Vector V20E recorded an average speed of 88.61mph across the two legs of the famous 1km course on Coniston Water, England.
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Solar powered UAVs fly for more than twelve hours

Solar powered UAVs fly for more than twelve hours

Jun 19, 2018 United States
Researchers are developing technology for unmanned aerial vehicles that has given them the ability to fly for more than 12 hours by harvesting energy from the atmosphere and the sun.
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Ultra-low emission vehicles rise by 27% in the United Kingdom

Ultra-low emission vehicles rise by 27% in the United Kingdom

Jun 19, 2018 United Kingdom
It has been announced, Birmingham is to host the world's first zero emission vehicle summit as exemplar of the government's Industrial Strategy. Due to be held in September 2018, the summit will focus on vehicle technology to tackle carbon emissions and to find ways to improve air quality.
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Webinar Thursday 28 June - Electric Trucks and Delivery Vans

Webinar Thursday 28 June - Electric Trucks and Delivery Vans

Jun 19, 2018 Worldwide
IDTechEx is hosting a free webinar on Thursday 28 June 2018 titled Electric Trucks and Delivery Vans.
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XING Mobility's Miss R presented

XING Mobility's Miss R presented

Jun 19, 2018 Hong Kong
Electric Vehicle startup XING Mobility presented their rally-inspired supercar to an audience of business leaders and industry analysts. XING Mobility celebrated electric mobility's impact on global progress by presenting Miss R, their 1 Megawatt supercar, elevated above its 4116-cell, 98-module battery pack to expose what the company consider to be "the core of their electric powertrain systems".
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Mobile EV charger that self charges as recovery vehicle is driving

Mobile EV charger that self charges as recovery vehicle is driving

Jun 19, 2018 Australia
A portable complete system that can operate using Lithium-ion batteries and be independent of any specific type of delivery vehicle.
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Wide Bandgap Semiconductors for Power Electronics

Wide Bandgap Semiconductors for Power Electronics

Jun 19, 2018
In this article IDTechEx gives a short overview of the topic of wide bandgap semiconductors covering the fundamental material science, the key players, the market potential. The impact on a range of applications will also be discussed, with a focus on renewable energy systems and microgrids.
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Chicago Transit Board $32 million contract for all-electric buses

Chicago Transit Board $32 million contract for all-electric buses

Jun 18, 2018 United States
The Chicago Transit Board awarded a $32 million contract for the purchase of 20 new, all-electric buses - the latest investment by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the CTA to completely modernize the agency's bus fleet.