Hosted by IDTechEx
HomeEventsReportsAdvertiseTVCareersAbout UsIDTechExTwitterFacebookLinkedInYoutubeRSSForward To Friend

Automotive & Electric Vehicles

Now that's 'cool' - new efficiencies for light electric vehicles

Now that's 'cool' - new efficiencies for light electric vehicles

Researchers are aiming to improve the efficiency of light electric vehicles by developing next-generation 'passive' cooling solutions for the vehicles' battery chargers.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 12, 2018
Energy-management tech uses EV as storage batteries

Energy-management tech uses EV as storage batteries

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has developed a technology for efficiently managing photovoltaic and other power-generation systems and also the charging/discharging of electric vehicles parked on company campuses.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 9, 2018
BMW sets out electric vehicle plan

BMW sets out electric vehicle plan

By 2021, the BMW Group will have five all-electric models: the BMW i3, the MINI Electric, the BMW iX3, the BMW i4 and the BMW iNEXT. By 2025, that number is set to grow to at least twelve models. Including plug-in hybrids - whose electrically powered range will increase significantly in the coming year - the BMW Group's electrified product portfolio will then comprise at least 25 models.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 9, 2018
IDTechEx TVFleets of drones could aid searches for lost hikers

Fleets of drones could aid searches for lost hikers

Finding lost hikers in forests can be a difficult and lengthy process, as helicopters and drones can't get a glimpse through the thick tree canopy. Recently, it's been proposed that autonomous drones, which can bob and weave through trees, could aid these searches. But the GPS signals used to guide the aircraft can be unreliable or nonexistent in forest environments.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Highlights from PlugBoat 2018

Highlights from PlugBoat 2018

IDTechEx attended and presented at PlugBoat 2018, which is a conference dedicated to electric and hybrid boats and ships. It was held in Venice on October 18 - 19, playing host to roughly 50 delegates representing a mixture of startups, policymakers and conventional engine manufacturers for ships.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 8, 2018
Nikola Motor Company releases hydrogen electric truck

Nikola Motor Company releases hydrogen electric truck

In response to widespread interest from European customers, Nikola Motor Company has created a hydrogen-electric truck for European markets.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 8, 2018
ABB and SINTEF test fuel cells for main propulsion potential

ABB and SINTEF test fuel cells for main propulsion potential

ABB and SINTEF Ocean are undertaking groundbreaking research to test the viability of fuel cells as an energy source for main ship propulsion.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 7, 2018
First autonomous EV ride-hailing service

First autonomous EV ride-hailing service

The Volkswagen Group, Mobileye, an Intel Company, and Champion Motors announced plans to deploy Israel's first self-driving ride hailing service - or Mobility-as-a-Service - starting next year.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 6, 2018
Plans for London's first low emission street

Plans for London's first low emission street

The City of London Corporation has announced plans for a pilot scheme limiting access to the south section of Moor Lane, near Moorgate, to ultra-low emission vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 5, 2018
Volvo Cars, Baidu to develop and manufacture autonomous cars

Volvo Cars, Baidu to develop and manufacture autonomous cars

Volvo Cars has reached an agreement with Baidu to jointly develop electric and fully autonomous drive-compatible cars with the aim of mass producing them for China, the largest car market in the world.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 5, 2018
World's first robot package delivery launched publicly

World's first robot package delivery launched publicly

The world's first commercial rollout of autonomous package delivery on the ground, with hundreds of robots from Starship Technologies delivering packages straight to consumers' front doors.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 12, 2018
Energy-management tech uses EV as storage batteries

Energy-management tech uses EV as storage batteries

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has developed a technology for efficiently managing photovoltaic and other power-generation systems and also the charging/discharging of electric vehicles parked on company campuses.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 9, 2018
IDTechEx TVFleets of drones could aid searches for lost hikers

Fleets of drones could aid searches for lost hikers

Finding lost hikers in forests can be a difficult and lengthy process, as helicopters and drones can't get a glimpse through the thick tree canopy. Recently, it's been proposed that autonomous drones, which can bob and weave through trees, could aid these searches. But the GPS signals used to guide the aircraft can be unreliable or nonexistent in forest environments.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 8, 2018
Nikola Motor Company releases hydrogen electric truck

Nikola Motor Company releases hydrogen electric truck

In response to widespread interest from European customers, Nikola Motor Company has created a hydrogen-electric truck for European markets.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 7, 2018
First autonomous EV ride-hailing service

First autonomous EV ride-hailing service

The Volkswagen Group, Mobileye, an Intel Company, and Champion Motors announced plans to deploy Israel's first self-driving ride hailing service - or Mobility-as-a-Service - starting next year.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 5, 2018
Volvo Cars, Baidu to develop and manufacture autonomous cars

Volvo Cars, Baidu to develop and manufacture autonomous cars

Volvo Cars has reached an agreement with Baidu to jointly develop electric and fully autonomous drive-compatible cars with the aim of mass producing them for China, the largest car market in the world.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 9, 2018
BMW sets out electric vehicle plan

BMW sets out electric vehicle plan

By 2021, the BMW Group will have five all-electric models: the BMW i3, the MINI Electric, the BMW iX3, the BMW i4 and the BMW iNEXT. By 2025, that number is set to grow to at least twelve models. Including plug-in hybrids - whose electrically powered range will increase significantly in the coming year - the BMW Group's electrified product portfolio will then comprise at least 25 models.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Highlights from PlugBoat 2018

Highlights from PlugBoat 2018

IDTechEx attended and presented at PlugBoat 2018, which is a conference dedicated to electric and hybrid boats and ships. It was held in Venice on October 18 - 19, playing host to roughly 50 delegates representing a mixture of startups, policymakers and conventional engine manufacturers for ships.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 8, 2018
ABB and SINTEF test fuel cells for main propulsion potential

ABB and SINTEF test fuel cells for main propulsion potential

ABB and SINTEF Ocean are undertaking groundbreaking research to test the viability of fuel cells as an energy source for main ship propulsion.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 6, 2018
Plans for London's first low emission street

Plans for London's first low emission street

The City of London Corporation has announced plans for a pilot scheme limiting access to the south section of Moor Lane, near Moorgate, to ultra-low emission vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 5, 2018
World's first robot package delivery launched publicly

World's first robot package delivery launched publicly

The world's first commercial rollout of autonomous package delivery on the ground, with hundreds of robots from Starship Technologies delivering packages straight to consumers' front doors.