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Fueling the Future: Charging Infrastructure for Next-Gen Trucks

Fueling the Future: Charging Infrastructure for Next-Gen Trucks

Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 22, 2024
Tesla Adopts Interior Radar for Interior Monitoring

Tesla Adopts Interior Radar for Interior Monitoring

With the shift towards electric vehicles, end-users are becoming less concerned about traditional differentiators like engine horsepower and are placing greater emphasis on smart interior functions. This trend is compelling automotive OEMs to invest more efforts in enhancing interior features, thereby adding greater value to their products and distinguishing them from other vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 20, 2024
EV Fire Protection Materials, Protecting a US$3.5 Trillion Market

EV Fire Protection Materials, Protecting a US$3.5 Trillion Market

Electric vehicle (EV) fire safety continues to be a critical topic. Data continues to support the fact that EVs are less likely to catch fire than internal combustion engine vehicles. However, as a new technology, EVs get more press, and besides, even a very low occurrence rate still poses significant risks to vehicle occupants and surroundings.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 19, 2024
Upcoming Webinar - The Latest Material Developments for PEM Fuel Cells

Upcoming Webinar - The Latest Material Developments for PEM Fuel Cells

Thursday 22 February 2024 - Discuss the key components of a PEM fuel cell, including their purpose, form factor, and possible material choices; Highlight innovations in alternative materials and manufacturing processes with respect to the incumbents and the impact of proposed regulations; Outline key technology trends for materials, including the driving forces behind these trends; Overview of the PEM fuel cell market within the context of the broader fuel cell electric vehicle market
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 16, 2024
Webinar - Evolving Opportunity in EV Battery Fire Protection Materials

Webinar - Evolving Opportunity in EV Battery Fire Protection Materials

Thursday 29 February 2024 - An overview of the need for fire protection materials; Thermal management strategies and cell-to-pack battery structure; Options and examples for fire protection materials in OEMs; The impact of sodium-ion and solid state batteries on EV safety and material needs; Fire protection material benchmarking; Market share predictions
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 16, 2024
CES 2024 Showed that the Future of Cars will be Defined by AI

CES 2024 Showed that the Future of Cars will be Defined by AI

IDTechEx's new report, "Future Automotive Technologies 2024-2034: Applications, Megatrends, Forecasts", highlights the biggest changes coming to cars over the next ten years. Electrification will change what powers cars, and automation will change how they are driven, but one of the biggest opportunities is connectivity and software definition, which will change how cars are monetized.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 14, 2024
PEM Fuel Cell Materials Market Growth Driven by Transportation Sector

PEM Fuel Cell Materials Market Growth Driven by Transportation Sector

With the growing hydrogen economy, proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells are the subject of ongoing innovation, especially in terms of materials development. Dominant incumbent materials are seen for certain components, but alternative competitive options are emerging, and the technology landscape is beginning to shift.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 12, 2024
Sodium to Debut in Small Microcars First for Mobility Applications

Sodium to Debut in Small Microcars First for Mobility Applications

Many people were surprised when HiNa revealed their lineup of sodium-ion battery cells, as well as a prototype of an electric car, in February 2023. But it had been a long time coming. The low-cost Sehol E10X microcar uses a 25 kWh battery pack made from cylindrical sodium-ion cells from HiNa.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 9, 2024
Will Fuel Cell Vehicles Succeed, and What Would It Take?

Will Fuel Cell Vehicles Succeed, and What Would It Take?

The sales of hydrogen fuel cell cars have largely stalled from 2021 onwards, but does this mean there is no market for fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) in the future, and what is required to make them a success?
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 2, 2024
Clean Coastlines & Silent Ships - The Electrification of Boats & Ships

Clean Coastlines & Silent Ships - The Electrification of Boats & Ships

The electrification of boats and ships has the potential to reshape communities around busy ports. Hybrid and electric ships have the potential to drastically improve air quality and reduce noise pollution while offering other key benefits to cities. Ships now have the potential to become a welcomed part of communities and a friend to the environment.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 31, 2024
Tesla's Ross and Rachel Relationship With Radar

Tesla's Ross and Rachel Relationship With Radar

Ross and Rachel's relationship in the TV series Friends was characterized by its on-again, off-again nature, with the inevitability that they end up together in the end. Tesla started its full self-driving hardware with radar in 2016, it began the break-up with radar in 2021, and radar was removed from production entirely in 2021.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 30, 2024
China Set to Lead the World in V2X-Connected Vehicle Technology Uptake

China Set to Lead the World in V2X-Connected Vehicle Technology Uptake

China is set to add 30 million new V2X-enabled vehicles to the road every year by 2034, according to IDTechEx's report, "Connected and Software-Defined Vehicles 2024-2034: Markets, Forecasts, Technologies", as part of a wider global trend that will see V2X technology become the standard in most vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 23, 2024
Upcoming Webinar - The Four Future Automotive Technology Opportunities

Upcoming Webinar - The Four Future Automotive Technology Opportunities

Tuesday 30 January 2024 - An overview of the megatrends changing the automotive industry; Explanation of what hardware/services are associated with each trend; CAGR growth rates for each of these technologies; Hardware vs services, where the biggest opportunity is
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 19, 2024
Removing Rare-Earths Drives Demand for Copper in EV Motors

Removing Rare-Earths Drives Demand for Copper in EV Motors

Electric motors are a core component of electrification in the automotive market. The market has heavily relied on rare earths for the permanent magnets used in these motors, but, as many will be aware, there is a drive to eliminate these rare earths due to their price volatility and environmental impact. Alternative motor technologies can often present a new and increased demand for copper.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 18, 2024
How Tech Giants Could Displace Automotive OEMs

How Tech Giants Could Displace Automotive OEMs

The automotive market is a huge industry, and its evolution has spawned several giant corporations with many sub-brands, many of which are household names. However, the automotive industry is arguably undergoing the greatest technological shifts it has ever seen. Electrification, autonomous driving, and a shift to software-defined vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 17, 2024
Upcoming Webinar - Decoding Sodium-ion: Market Insights and Outlook

Upcoming Webinar - Decoding Sodium-ion: Market Insights and Outlook

Thursday 25 January 2024 - Materials for sodium-ion cell design; Sodium-ion battery value proposition; Opportunities and challenges in the sodium-ion battery market; Sodium-ion battery players and commercialisation efforts; IDTechEx outlook for sodium-ion batteries by 2030
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 16, 2024
The US$1.6 Trillion Future of the Automotive Tech Opportunity

The US$1.6 Trillion Future of the Automotive Tech Opportunity

Autonomous driving, electric vehicles, connected and software-defined vehicles, and in-cabin monitoring are all megatrends reshaping the automotive industry. Together, these technologies combine to form a US$1.6 trillion opportunity by 2034, nearly a 10-fold increase compared to 2023.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 16, 2024
Brand New Podcast: Tomorrow's Tech by IDTechEx

Brand New Podcast: Tomorrow's Tech by IDTechEx

IDTechEx have launched a new monthly podcast, 'Tomorrow's Tech by IDTechEx', bringing you up to date technology trends. In each episode our host will interview an industry expert from IDTechEx, offering insights into a range of emerging technologies.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 12, 2024
Electric Truck Milestones in 2023 and Outlook

Electric Truck Milestones in 2023 and Outlook

Major fleets have committed to transitioning at least 30% of their new heavy-duty truck purchases to be zero-emission vehicles, including electric models, by 2030. However, many companies are daunted by the extra upfront cost of electric trucks, as well as challenges like the limited availability of chargers.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 10, 2024
Sodium-Ion Batteries Will Diversify the Energy Storage Industry

Sodium-Ion Batteries Will Diversify the Energy Storage Industry

Sodium-ion (Na-ion) batteries are being developed due to their potential costs, safety, sustainability, and performance characteristics over traditional lithium-ion batteries. These batteries can be made with widely available and inexpensive materials, with sodium being significantly more abundant than lithium.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 22, 2024
Tesla Adopts Interior Radar for Interior Monitoring

Tesla Adopts Interior Radar for Interior Monitoring

With the shift towards electric vehicles, end-users are becoming less concerned about traditional differentiators like engine horsepower and are placing greater emphasis on smart interior functions. This trend is compelling automotive OEMs to invest more efforts in enhancing interior features, thereby adding greater value to their products and distinguishing them from other vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 19, 2024
Upcoming Webinar - The Latest Material Developments for PEM Fuel Cells

Upcoming Webinar - The Latest Material Developments for PEM Fuel Cells

Thursday 22 February 2024 - Discuss the key components of a PEM fuel cell, including their purpose, form factor, and possible material choices; Highlight innovations in alternative materials and manufacturing processes with respect to the incumbents and the impact of proposed regulations; Outline key technology trends for materials, including the driving forces behind these trends; Overview of the PEM fuel cell market within the context of the broader fuel cell electric vehicle market
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 16, 2024
CES 2024 Showed that the Future of Cars will be Defined by AI

CES 2024 Showed that the Future of Cars will be Defined by AI

IDTechEx's new report, "Future Automotive Technologies 2024-2034: Applications, Megatrends, Forecasts", highlights the biggest changes coming to cars over the next ten years. Electrification will change what powers cars, and automation will change how they are driven, but one of the biggest opportunities is connectivity and software definition, which will change how cars are monetized.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 12, 2024
Sodium to Debut in Small Microcars First for Mobility Applications

Sodium to Debut in Small Microcars First for Mobility Applications

Many people were surprised when HiNa revealed their lineup of sodium-ion battery cells, as well as a prototype of an electric car, in February 2023. But it had been a long time coming. The low-cost Sehol E10X microcar uses a 25 kWh battery pack made from cylindrical sodium-ion cells from HiNa.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 2, 2024
Clean Coastlines & Silent Ships - The Electrification of Boats & Ships

Clean Coastlines & Silent Ships - The Electrification of Boats & Ships

The electrification of boats and ships has the potential to reshape communities around busy ports. Hybrid and electric ships have the potential to drastically improve air quality and reduce noise pollution while offering other key benefits to cities. Ships now have the potential to become a welcomed part of communities and a friend to the environment.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 30, 2024
China Set to Lead the World in V2X-Connected Vehicle Technology Uptake

China Set to Lead the World in V2X-Connected Vehicle Technology Uptake

China is set to add 30 million new V2X-enabled vehicles to the road every year by 2034, according to IDTechEx's report, "Connected and Software-Defined Vehicles 2024-2034: Markets, Forecasts, Technologies", as part of a wider global trend that will see V2X technology become the standard in most vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 19, 2024
Removing Rare-Earths Drives Demand for Copper in EV Motors

Removing Rare-Earths Drives Demand for Copper in EV Motors

Electric motors are a core component of electrification in the automotive market. The market has heavily relied on rare earths for the permanent magnets used in these motors, but, as many will be aware, there is a drive to eliminate these rare earths due to their price volatility and environmental impact. Alternative motor technologies can often present a new and increased demand for copper.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 17, 2024
Upcoming Webinar - Decoding Sodium-ion: Market Insights and Outlook

Upcoming Webinar - Decoding Sodium-ion: Market Insights and Outlook

Thursday 25 January 2024 - Materials for sodium-ion cell design; Sodium-ion battery value proposition; Opportunities and challenges in the sodium-ion battery market; Sodium-ion battery players and commercialisation efforts; IDTechEx outlook for sodium-ion batteries by 2030
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 16, 2024
Brand New Podcast: Tomorrow's Tech by IDTechEx

Brand New Podcast: Tomorrow's Tech by IDTechEx

IDTechEx have launched a new monthly podcast, 'Tomorrow's Tech by IDTechEx', bringing you up to date technology trends. In each episode our host will interview an industry expert from IDTechEx, offering insights into a range of emerging technologies.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 10, 2024
Sodium-Ion Batteries Will Diversify the Energy Storage Industry

Sodium-Ion Batteries Will Diversify the Energy Storage Industry

Sodium-ion (Na-ion) batteries are being developed due to their potential costs, safety, sustainability, and performance characteristics over traditional lithium-ion batteries. These batteries can be made with widely available and inexpensive materials, with sodium being significantly more abundant than lithium.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 20, 2024
EV Fire Protection Materials, Protecting a US$3.5 Trillion Market

EV Fire Protection Materials, Protecting a US$3.5 Trillion Market

Electric vehicle (EV) fire safety continues to be a critical topic. Data continues to support the fact that EVs are less likely to catch fire than internal combustion engine vehicles. However, as a new technology, EVs get more press, and besides, even a very low occurrence rate still poses significant risks to vehicle occupants and surroundings.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 16, 2024
Webinar - Evolving Opportunity in EV Battery Fire Protection Materials

Webinar - Evolving Opportunity in EV Battery Fire Protection Materials

Thursday 29 February 2024 - An overview of the need for fire protection materials; Thermal management strategies and cell-to-pack battery structure; Options and examples for fire protection materials in OEMs; The impact of sodium-ion and solid state batteries on EV safety and material needs; Fire protection material benchmarking; Market share predictions
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 14, 2024
PEM Fuel Cell Materials Market Growth Driven by Transportation Sector

PEM Fuel Cell Materials Market Growth Driven by Transportation Sector

With the growing hydrogen economy, proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells are the subject of ongoing innovation, especially in terms of materials development. Dominant incumbent materials are seen for certain components, but alternative competitive options are emerging, and the technology landscape is beginning to shift.
Electric Vehicles Research
Feb 9, 2024
Will Fuel Cell Vehicles Succeed, and What Would It Take?

Will Fuel Cell Vehicles Succeed, and What Would It Take?

The sales of hydrogen fuel cell cars have largely stalled from 2021 onwards, but does this mean there is no market for fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) in the future, and what is required to make them a success?
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 31, 2024
Tesla's Ross and Rachel Relationship With Radar

Tesla's Ross and Rachel Relationship With Radar

Ross and Rachel's relationship in the TV series Friends was characterized by its on-again, off-again nature, with the inevitability that they end up together in the end. Tesla started its full self-driving hardware with radar in 2016, it began the break-up with radar in 2021, and radar was removed from production entirely in 2021.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 23, 2024
Upcoming Webinar - The Four Future Automotive Technology Opportunities

Upcoming Webinar - The Four Future Automotive Technology Opportunities

Tuesday 30 January 2024 - An overview of the megatrends changing the automotive industry; Explanation of what hardware/services are associated with each trend; CAGR growth rates for each of these technologies; Hardware vs services, where the biggest opportunity is
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 18, 2024
How Tech Giants Could Displace Automotive OEMs

How Tech Giants Could Displace Automotive OEMs

The automotive market is a huge industry, and its evolution has spawned several giant corporations with many sub-brands, many of which are household names. However, the automotive industry is arguably undergoing the greatest technological shifts it has ever seen. Electrification, autonomous driving, and a shift to software-defined vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 16, 2024
The US$1.6 Trillion Future of the Automotive Tech Opportunity

The US$1.6 Trillion Future of the Automotive Tech Opportunity

Autonomous driving, electric vehicles, connected and software-defined vehicles, and in-cabin monitoring are all megatrends reshaping the automotive industry. Together, these technologies combine to form a US$1.6 trillion opportunity by 2034, nearly a 10-fold increase compared to 2023.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 12, 2024
Electric Truck Milestones in 2023 and Outlook

Electric Truck Milestones in 2023 and Outlook

Major fleets have committed to transitioning at least 30% of their new heavy-duty truck purchases to be zero-emission vehicles, including electric models, by 2030. However, many companies are daunted by the extra upfront cost of electric trucks, as well as challenges like the limited availability of chargers.
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