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ShAPEing the future of magnesium car parts

ShAPEing the future of magnesium car parts

Aug 23, 2017 United States
Magnesium — the lightest of all structural metals — has a lot going for it in the quest to make ever lighter cars and trucks that go farther on a tank of fuel or battery charge.
Partnership to drive digital farming

Partnership to drive digital farming

Aug 23, 2017 Australia
Through a series of projects to be rolled out in coming months, two organisations will develop data-driven solutions for more efficient and sustainable farming.
XYT electric cars are customisable

XYT electric cars are customisable

Aug 22, 2017 France
Modular and customizable, electric vehicles from French manufacturer XYT are assembled locally and by certified professionals, while remaining very competitive: each vehicle is made up of 580 pieces as opposed to 6000 to 10 000 for a classic car.
Researchers develop tough, self-healing rubber

Researchers develop tough, self-healing rubber

Aug 22, 2017 United States
Researchers have developed a new type of rubber that is as tough as natural rubber but can also self-heal.
Freeze-dried foam soaks up carbon dioxide

Freeze-dried foam soaks up carbon dioxide

Aug 21, 2017 United States
Materials scientists have created a light foam from two-dimensional sheets of hexagonal-boron nitride that absorbs carbon dioxide.
Google and Toyota Keynote Energy Independent Vehicle Event

Google and Toyota Keynote Energy Independent Vehicle Event

Aug 18, 2017
When giants such as Google, Toyota and Nissan gather to consider something new it is time to pay attention.
Fiat to join BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye for autonomous driving

Fiat to join BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye for autonomous driving

Aug 18, 2017 Worldwide
BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye have announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with the intention for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to be the first automaker to join them in developing a world leading, state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform for global deployment.
New source of energy-critical lithium found in supervolcanoes

New source of energy-critical lithium found in supervolcanoes

Aug 17, 2017 United States
Most of the lithium used to make the lithium-ion batteries that power modern electronics comes from Australia and Chile. But Stanford scientists say there are large deposits in sources in America: supervolcanoes.
Three Aspirations for Long Distance EVs

Three Aspirations for Long Distance EVs

Aug 16, 2017 Worldwide
All the publicity currently goes to the race to make regular and premium cars have longer range
Siemens builds eHighway in Germany

Siemens builds eHighway in Germany

Aug 16, 2017 Germany
Siemens has been commissioned by the German state of Hesse to build an overhead contact line for electrified freight transport on a ten-kilometer stretch of autobahn.
Autonomous wheelchairs for use in airports

Autonomous wheelchairs for use in airports

Aug 16, 2017 Japan
Using autonomous mobility technology, the wheelchair can identify its own position, select routes and automatically move to destinations via input on a smartphone.
Energy Independent Electric Boats and Ships Lead the Way

Energy Independent Electric Boats and Ships Lead the Way

Aug 15, 2017 Worldwide
There is more energy to harvest at sea. True, water craft have stronger resistance to overcome but on balance, it means that energy independent electric boats are more common than their equivalents on land or in the air and they have lessons for both.
IDTechEx Webinars Now Available On-Demand

IDTechEx Webinars Now Available On-Demand

Aug 15, 2017
IDTechEx's free, expert led webinars provide up-to-date insights on the latest emerging technology trends. You can now access these at a time that suits you, for up to one month.