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Runaway Adoption of Pure Electric Vehicles: Multiple Triggers

Runaway Adoption of Pure Electric Vehicles: Multiple Triggers

May 24, 2017
It has long been speculated that electric vehicle adoption may have a sudden tipping point of adoption. IDTechEx pointed out that incentives help as does reaching lower cost of ownership but lower up-front price is the killer blow.
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A Report from Plastics Japan 2017

A Report from Plastics Japan 2017

May 24, 2017
IDTechEx Technology analysts' Drs Richard Collins and Khasha Ghaffarzadeh attended Plastics 2017 at the Tokyo Big Sight, Japan. These slides give some highlights from the Plastics event and extends to composite material and adhesion-free metal-plastic joining solutions.
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A Report from the IDTechEx Show!

A Report from the IDTechEx Show!

May 24, 2017
May 10th-11th saw the 2017 European-leg of the IDTechEx Show! In this article IDTechEx analysts share some of the most interesting innovations on offer at the show.
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Unintended Consequences Advance Electric Car Takeoff

Unintended Consequences Advance Electric Car Takeoff

May 24, 2017
Obvious things drive adoption of a new type of car such as subsidies, tax breaks and special privileges such as free parking.
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TM4 and Cummins: Evolving Strategies to Benefit from EV Surge

TM4 and Cummins: Evolving Strategies to Benefit from EV Surge

May 24, 2017
On May 11, 2017, traction motor manufacturer TM4 Inc. and diesel maker Cummins Inc. announced a joint effort to develop a plug-in hybrid powertrain for Class 7/8 transit buses that can reduce fuel consumption by at least 50 percent over conventional hybrid buses.
Infineon starts volume production of first full-SiC-module

Infineon starts volume production of first full-SiC-module

May 24, 2017 Germany
Higher efficiency, increased power density, smaller footprints and reduced system costs: these are the main advantages of transistors based on silicon carbide.
Blockchain technology for development of new mobility ecosystem

Blockchain technology for development of new mobility ecosystem

May 23, 2017 United States
Blockchain and distributed ledger technology for use in the development of a new mobility ecosystem that could accelerate development of autonomous driving technology.
Qualcomm demonstrates dynamic electric vehicle charging

Qualcomm demonstrates dynamic electric vehicle charging

May 22, 2017 United States
Eynamic electric vehicle charging allows vehicles to charge while driving.
Report from the IDTechEx Show! Berlin, Germany 2017

Report from the IDTechEx Show! Berlin, Germany 2017

May 19, 2017
Strong positive feedback and growth at Europe's most important event on emerging technologies
New pollution horrors boost electric vehicle adoption

New pollution horrors boost electric vehicle adoption

May 19, 2017
Over the last few years, the damage caused by vehicle pollution has been understood ever more clearly and each new discovery provides another reason to hasten the adoption of electric powertrains in land vehicles, marine craft and aircraft.
Fastest electric go-kart in the world

Fastest electric go-kart in the world

May 19, 2017 1 Canada
Daymak Inc has announced its new product called Daymak-C5-Blast Go-Kart, what the Daymak team believe will be the fastest electric go kart in the world.
Delphi joins BMW consortium to develop self-driving cars

Delphi joins BMW consortium to develop self-driving cars

May 18, 2017 Germany
The BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye have announced their intention to onboard Delphi as a development partner and system integrator for their State-of-the-Art autonomous driving platform.
Swarming robots and autonomous blimps

Swarming robots and autonomous blimps

May 18, 2017 United States
Researchers have created a team of free-flying robots that obeys the two rules of the air: don't collide or undercut each other. They've also built autonomous blimps that recognize hand gestures and detect faces.