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Economical regional transportation by aircraft

Economical regional transportation by aircraft

Dec 9, 2016
Video Interview with Synergy at the IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, USA (November 16-17 2016)
EVs go all-wheel drive

EVs go all-wheel drive

Dec 9, 2016 Worldwide
Jaguar Land Rover wants half its cars to be available in an electric version by the end of the decade, after showcasing its first electric car at the Los Angeles Auto Show earlier this month.
Solar floating airport with smart city

Solar floating airport with smart city

Dec 9, 2016 United Kingdom
Dick Wallis, CEO of Positioning Systems in the UK has sent IDTechEx a visionary proposal for a new combined airport, smart city and green electricity supply in Wales in the UK.
Joint venture for ultra-fast, high-power charging along major highways

Joint venture for ultra-fast, high-power charging along major highways

Dec 8, 2016 Europe
BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create the highest-powered charging network in Europe.
Soft contact lenses inspire alternative to battery power storage

Soft contact lenses inspire alternative to battery power storage

Dec 8, 2016 United Kingdom
Ground-breaking research has developed potentially transformational technology which could revolutionise the capabilities of appliances that have previously relied on battery power to work.
Dielectric capacitor to beat batteries?

Dielectric capacitor to beat batteries?

Dec 7, 2016 United Kingdom, Worldwide
The term supercapacitor means the same as ultracapacitor. It is traditionally limited to electrostatic devices that are based on an electrochemical double layer much thinner and of wider area than the dielectric that is the basis of all other capacitors.
Solar powered plane to reach the edge of space

Solar powered plane to reach the edge of space

Dec 6, 2016 United States
he SolarStratos Mission began in 2014 and is the brainchild of Raphaël Domjan, eco- adventurer. He will be flying to an altitude of over 80,000 feet on board the first two-seater solar aircraft, and is already preparing for his stratospheric flight.
A tiny squeeze gives a big boost in performance

A tiny squeeze gives a big boost in performance

Dec 5, 2016 United States
A nanosize squeeze can significantly boost the performance of platinum catalysts that help generate energy in fuel cells, according to a new study.
TwinTorq Electric-Hydraulic Engine extends range by 45% for EV Buses

TwinTorq Electric-Hydraulic Engine extends range by 45% for EV Buses

Dec 2, 2016
Video Interview with KersTech at the IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, USA (November 16-17 2016)
Cars reinvented: huge new opportunities and dangers

Cars reinvented: huge new opportunities and dangers

Dec 2, 2016 1 Worldwide
The new IDTechEx report, Electric Car Technology and Forecasts 2017-2027 finds that the biggest change in cars for one hundred years is now starting. It is driven by totally new requirements and capabilities.
Electrified e-axles for hybrids and EVs

Electrified e-axles for hybrids and EVs

Dec 1, 2016 China
The new planetary rigid steering axles cover vehicles with lift capacities ranging from 30 to 110 tonnes (33 to 120 tons) and are part of Dana's complete drivetrain system for rough-terrain cranes.
Route enabled refuse truck deployed

Route enabled refuse truck deployed

Nov 30, 2016 United States
The first commercial application of a range-extended electric refuse truck.
Hybrid ferries for the River Thames

Hybrid ferries for the River Thames

Nov 29, 2016 2 United Kingdom
The ferries shall be operating the link between Woolwich and North Woolwich across the River Thames. The Woolwich Ferry has been operating since 1889 and carries around 20 000 vehicles and 2.6 million passengers a year across the River Thames.