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Solar and wind power reinvented: latest news

Solar and wind power reinvented: latest news

Jun 7, 2017 Worldwide
Virtually all of the new grid capacity being added in the world is renewable or nuclear nowadays.
The Tesla of pickup trucks

The Tesla of pickup trucks

Jun 7, 2017 Worldwide
A little known Canadian startup, Havelaar in Toronto has unveiled an all-electric pickup truck concept at the EMC show in Markham, Ontario. This Bison E-Pickup will be produced in Ontario. With the large center touchscreen, the interior of the vehicle is clearly inspired by Tesla, the company that is shaking the motor industry to its roots.
Instantly rechargeable battery could change the future of EVs

Instantly rechargeable battery could change the future of EVs

Jun 6, 2017 United States
This technology could provide an "instantly rechargeable" method that is safe, affordable and environmentally friendly for recharging electric and hybrid vehicle batteries through a quick and easy process similar to refueling a car at a gas station.
BMW electric scooter concept link

BMW electric scooter concept link

Jun 5, 2017 Germany
he Concept Link, which BMW Motorrad recently unveiled, has electric drive, zero emissions and full connectivity, the concept vehicle is not just a means of transportation, but also a means of communication.
London Taxi Company's range-extended electric black cab in Arizona

London Taxi Company's range-extended electric black cab in Arizona

Jun 2, 2017 United Kingdom
London Taxi Company's strenuous testing regime for its range extended electric vehicle has taken the cab to the extreme desert heat of Arizona in the U.S.
Largest drone logistics network

Largest drone logistics network

Jun 1, 2017 China
JD.com, China's largest retailer, online or offline, has reached an agreement with the provincial government of Shaanxi to build China's largest low-altitude drone logistics network.
Low-cost, cobalt-free lithium rechargeable batteries

Low-cost, cobalt-free lithium rechargeable batteries

Jun 1, 2017 Japan
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd has announced that it has successfully developed a cathode material for lithium iron phosphate rechargeable batteries.
Innogy CEO on EV progress

Innogy CEO on EV progress

May 31, 2017 Germany
The future has no exhaust pipe. If we want to achieve our climate protection objectives, we will also need a transformation of the transport sector in addition to the transformation of the energy market, since year upon year we go through tonnes of CO2 in road transport.
Geely will buy stakes in Malaysia's Proton, UK automaker Lotus

Geely will buy stakes in Malaysia's Proton, UK automaker Lotus

May 30, 2017 Malaysia
DRB-HICOM Berhad has reached an agreement with China-based Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co Ltd for the Chinese car group to acquire 49.9% equity in PROTON Holdings Berhad.
Consumers sue general motors for allegedly installing defeat devices

Consumers sue general motors for allegedly installing defeat devices

May 29, 2017 1 United States
Consumers are suing General Motors for allegedly rigging the emissions controls in Duramax diesel trucks in order to pass emissions tests, while in real world conditions the trucks emit 2 to 5 times the legal limits of deadly NOx pollutants.
Shell on the future of transport

Shell on the future of transport

May 26, 2017 1 Worldwide
What happens in the transport sector, which accounts for more than a quarter of total world energy use, will be critical to progress in the ongoing energy transition.
Agricultural robots: bringing data to least digitised major industry

Agricultural robots: bringing data to least digitised major industry

May 26, 2017 Worldwide
Agriculture is one of the world's least digitized major industries. This is however all about to change. Indeed, data acquisition and analytics companies are already a hot topic, and as such are subject to growing capital investments. This trend is captured in the figure below.
Combining drones and AI to combat poaching

Combining drones and AI to combat poaching

May 26, 2017 25 United States, South Africa, Malawi, Zimbabwe
Intelligent drones and AI can be used to help save the planet.
Webinar Tuesday 6 June - Redox Flow Batteries for Stationary Storage

Webinar Tuesday 6 June - Redox Flow Batteries for Stationary Storage

May 25, 2017
IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 6 June.