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Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 3, 2019
First electric tuk tuk for Sri Lanka

First electric tuk tuk for Sri Lanka

The Mahindra Treo electric tuk-tuk has launched in Sri Lanka, it is the first-ever electric three-wheeler in Sri Lanka.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 3, 2019
Delivery of medical samples by drone

Delivery of medical samples by drone

The program will utilize Matternet's M2 quadcopter, which is powered by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, and can carry medical payloads weighing up to about 5 lbs. over distances of up to 12.5 miles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 2, 2019
Researchers create new way to power electric cars

Researchers create new way to power electric cars

The innovation will enable electric vehicles of all sizes to run longer while maintaining zero emissions. The new technology uses water, carbon dioxide and the metal cobalt to produce hydrogen gas on demand at a relatively low temperature and pressure.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 1, 2019
Faradair announces hybrid electric commercial flight capability

Faradair announces hybrid electric commercial flight capability

Faradair has revealed its intention to certify its revolutionary 18 seat, hybrid electric 'BEHA' aircraft by 2025 for passenger operations.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 29, 2019
HARTING AG Biel offers tailor-made 3D-MID solutions

HARTING AG Biel offers tailor-made 3D-MID solutions

Integrate electronics with a small footprint into cars / Increased safety. Assistance systems, safety features or infotainment - more and more electronics are finding their way into cars. With HARTING 3D-MID technology, customers can integrate complex electronics with minimal space requirements into cars.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 29, 2019
Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing Europe 2019

Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing Europe 2019

IDTechEx is the only analyst company in the world following the electrification of 65+ vehicle segments. Looking beyond the battery-electric car movement, it is our position that an equally inevitable transition is taking place, not only with alternative vehicles, but also with alternative forms of powertrain.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 29, 2019
Cloud operating system powers next gen smart EV charging

Cloud operating system powers next gen smart EV charging

Noodoe introduces Noodoe EV OS, an advanced cloud operating system that orchestrates the operation of smart EV charging stations.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 28, 2019
UK Government funds bus industry to improve air quality

UK Government funds bus industry to improve air quality

The UK Government confirmed that it will be supporting 14 local authorities through a £25 million funding boost to the Clean Bus Technology Fund. The fund, which was launched in 2017, looks to support projects to upgrade buses with technology to reduce nitrogen dioxide emissions in areas with poor air quality.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 27, 2019
Harbour Air and magniX to build world's first all electric airline

Harbour Air and magniX to build world's first all electric airline

magniX and Harbour Air announced a partnership to transform Harbour Air seaplanes into an all-electric commercial fleet powered by the magni500, a 750 horsepower all-electric motor.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 27, 2019
Data-driven modeling and estimation of lithium-ion battery properties

Data-driven modeling and estimation of lithium-ion battery properties

Electric vehicles are powered by lithium-ion batteries, a rechargeable battery that's still not fully understood or perfected. And inasmuch as electric cars are expected to replace gas-powered cars, any research that improves the performance of a lithium-ion battery will be a boon for electric vehicles and the environment.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 26, 2019
World's first wireless fast-charging infrastructure for taxis

World's first wireless fast-charging infrastructure for taxis

Clean-energy company Fortum is in cooperation with the City of Oslo and the American company Momentum Dynamics to build a wireless fast-charging infrastructure for taxis in the Norwegian capital.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 25, 2019
Rolls-Royce tests hybrid aero propulsion system

Rolls-Royce tests hybrid aero propulsion system

Rolls-Royce has taken a significant step towards realising their ambition to provide hybrid-electric propulsion systems for the next generation of aviation, with successful ground tests of a hybrid system.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 22, 2019
Midi and School Buses will Drive Huge Component Demand

Midi and School Buses will Drive Huge Component Demand

There are over two million midi buses in the world. For example, most of the 1.6 million school buses are midi buses though North American ones are mainly larger. The new IDTechEx Research report, "Electric School Buses and Midi Buses 2019-2039" finds that almost none are electric. It is very different for larger buses, for now at least.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 21, 2019
Royal Mail trials e-trikes

Royal Mail trials e-trikes

Royal Mail is conducting its first ever trial of zero-emission e-Trikes for letter and parcel deliveries later this month. The trial is an example of the Company's efforts to continue to reduce CO2 emissions associated with its operations.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 20, 2019
Two million zero emission miles

Two million zero emission miles

Zero emission transit buses powered by BAE Systems' battery electric drive systems and fuel cell electric drive systems have successfully driven more than two million miles in transit bus service.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 20, 2019
First commercial drone deliveries to vessels

First commercial drone deliveries to vessels

In partnership with Airbus, Wilhelmsen's shore-to-ship Singapore pilot project, marks the first deployment of drone technology in real-time port conditions, delivering a variety of small, time-critical items to working vessels at anchorage.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
A report from the 2nd Autonomous Driving Forum 2019

A report from the 2nd Autonomous Driving Forum 2019

IDTechEx analysts attended the 2nd Autonomous Driving Forum, which was held in the Optics Valley in Wuhan, China on 20-21 Feb. 2019.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 19, 2019
Airbus, Altran and Microsoft Open the IDTechEx Show!

Airbus, Altran and Microsoft Open the IDTechEx Show!

The IDTechEx Show! at the Estrel Convention Centre in Berlin, Germany on 10 - 11 April is the leading global event for product innovators and technology scouts. Opening the event will be two Cornerstone presentations that will cover exciting developments across these technologies.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 19, 2019
Peugeot launches eight new e-bikes equipped with in-frame batteries

Peugeot launches eight new e-bikes equipped with in-frame batteries

The new Peugeot Trekking and Road e-bikes are high-tech showcases for the PEUGEOT Cycles brand. The new range features the BOSCH PowerTube battery integrated into the frame.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 18, 2019
AI-controlled bus transit services in Japan

AI-controlled bus transit services in Japan

AI-controlled on demand bus is a new concept of public bus transit services. The AI generates routes automatically and in real time based on passenger requests submitted through smartphone apps. It uses deep learning to accumulate operational data on rider destinations and traffic conditions, enabling the buses to run more efficiently the more they are used.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 3, 2019
First electric tuk tuk for Sri Lanka

First electric tuk tuk for Sri Lanka

The Mahindra Treo electric tuk-tuk has launched in Sri Lanka, it is the first-ever electric three-wheeler in Sri Lanka.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 2, 2019
Researchers create new way to power electric cars

Researchers create new way to power electric cars

The innovation will enable electric vehicles of all sizes to run longer while maintaining zero emissions. The new technology uses water, carbon dioxide and the metal cobalt to produce hydrogen gas on demand at a relatively low temperature and pressure.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 29, 2019
HARTING AG Biel offers tailor-made 3D-MID solutions

HARTING AG Biel offers tailor-made 3D-MID solutions

Integrate electronics with a small footprint into cars / Increased safety. Assistance systems, safety features or infotainment - more and more electronics are finding their way into cars. With HARTING 3D-MID technology, customers can integrate complex electronics with minimal space requirements into cars.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 29, 2019
Cloud operating system powers next gen smart EV charging

Cloud operating system powers next gen smart EV charging

Noodoe introduces Noodoe EV OS, an advanced cloud operating system that orchestrates the operation of smart EV charging stations.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 27, 2019
Harbour Air and magniX to build world's first all electric airline

Harbour Air and magniX to build world's first all electric airline

magniX and Harbour Air announced a partnership to transform Harbour Air seaplanes into an all-electric commercial fleet powered by the magni500, a 750 horsepower all-electric motor.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 26, 2019
World's first wireless fast-charging infrastructure for taxis

World's first wireless fast-charging infrastructure for taxis

Clean-energy company Fortum is in cooperation with the City of Oslo and the American company Momentum Dynamics to build a wireless fast-charging infrastructure for taxis in the Norwegian capital.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 22, 2019
Midi and School Buses will Drive Huge Component Demand

Midi and School Buses will Drive Huge Component Demand

There are over two million midi buses in the world. For example, most of the 1.6 million school buses are midi buses though North American ones are mainly larger. The new IDTechEx Research report, "Electric School Buses and Midi Buses 2019-2039" finds that almost none are electric. It is very different for larger buses, for now at least.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 20, 2019
Two million zero emission miles

Two million zero emission miles

Zero emission transit buses powered by BAE Systems' battery electric drive systems and fuel cell electric drive systems have successfully driven more than two million miles in transit bus service.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
A report from the 2nd Autonomous Driving Forum 2019

A report from the 2nd Autonomous Driving Forum 2019

IDTechEx analysts attended the 2nd Autonomous Driving Forum, which was held in the Optics Valley in Wuhan, China on 20-21 Feb. 2019.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 19, 2019
Peugeot launches eight new e-bikes equipped with in-frame batteries

Peugeot launches eight new e-bikes equipped with in-frame batteries

The new Peugeot Trekking and Road e-bikes are high-tech showcases for the PEUGEOT Cycles brand. The new range features the BOSCH PowerTube battery integrated into the frame.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 3, 2019
Delivery of medical samples by drone

Delivery of medical samples by drone

The program will utilize Matternet's M2 quadcopter, which is powered by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, and can carry medical payloads weighing up to about 5 lbs. over distances of up to 12.5 miles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 1, 2019
Faradair announces hybrid electric commercial flight capability

Faradair announces hybrid electric commercial flight capability

Faradair has revealed its intention to certify its revolutionary 18 seat, hybrid electric 'BEHA' aircraft by 2025 for passenger operations.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 29, 2019
Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing Europe 2019

Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing Europe 2019

IDTechEx is the only analyst company in the world following the electrification of 65+ vehicle segments. Looking beyond the battery-electric car movement, it is our position that an equally inevitable transition is taking place, not only with alternative vehicles, but also with alternative forms of powertrain.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 28, 2019
UK Government funds bus industry to improve air quality

UK Government funds bus industry to improve air quality

The UK Government confirmed that it will be supporting 14 local authorities through a £25 million funding boost to the Clean Bus Technology Fund. The fund, which was launched in 2017, looks to support projects to upgrade buses with technology to reduce nitrogen dioxide emissions in areas with poor air quality.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 27, 2019
Data-driven modeling and estimation of lithium-ion battery properties

Data-driven modeling and estimation of lithium-ion battery properties

Electric vehicles are powered by lithium-ion batteries, a rechargeable battery that's still not fully understood or perfected. And inasmuch as electric cars are expected to replace gas-powered cars, any research that improves the performance of a lithium-ion battery will be a boon for electric vehicles and the environment.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 25, 2019
Rolls-Royce tests hybrid aero propulsion system

Rolls-Royce tests hybrid aero propulsion system

Rolls-Royce has taken a significant step towards realising their ambition to provide hybrid-electric propulsion systems for the next generation of aviation, with successful ground tests of a hybrid system.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 21, 2019
Royal Mail trials e-trikes

Royal Mail trials e-trikes

Royal Mail is conducting its first ever trial of zero-emission e-Trikes for letter and parcel deliveries later this month. The trial is an example of the Company's efforts to continue to reduce CO2 emissions associated with its operations.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 20, 2019
First commercial drone deliveries to vessels

First commercial drone deliveries to vessels

In partnership with Airbus, Wilhelmsen's shore-to-ship Singapore pilot project, marks the first deployment of drone technology in real-time port conditions, delivering a variety of small, time-critical items to working vessels at anchorage.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 19, 2019
Airbus, Altran and Microsoft Open the IDTechEx Show!

Airbus, Altran and Microsoft Open the IDTechEx Show!

The IDTechEx Show! at the Estrel Convention Centre in Berlin, Germany on 10 - 11 April is the leading global event for product innovators and technology scouts. Opening the event will be two Cornerstone presentations that will cover exciting developments across these technologies.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 18, 2019
AI-controlled bus transit services in Japan

AI-controlled bus transit services in Japan

AI-controlled on demand bus is a new concept of public bus transit services. The AI generates routes automatically and in real time based on passenger requests submitted through smartphone apps. It uses deep learning to accumulate operational data on rider destinations and traffic conditions, enabling the buses to run more efficiently the more they are used.
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