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Lead-acid Batteries: The Beginning of the End

Lead-acid Batteries: The Beginning of the End

IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Which Electric Truck Powertrain Wins?

Which Electric Truck Powertrain Wins?

How will trucks clean up their act to avoid becoming illegal under the impending 2025 and 2030 legislation? This article discusses the different approaches.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
What Lessons Can Europe Learn From The Gigafactory?

What Lessons Can Europe Learn From The Gigafactory?

In the first of a series of articles on the future of battery manufacturing, IDTechEx Technology Analyst Lorenzo Grande describes the opinions and outlook from the German players relative to the latest worldwide trends in battery manufacturing.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 31, 2016
Flying cars: needed or possible?  Part one

Flying cars: needed or possible? Part one

The arguments for flying cars are style, convenience and cost saving; the stuff of fiction for 100 years. Park a car and a plane together in your garage.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 30, 2016
Xiaomi Mi Drone is more affordable

Xiaomi Mi Drone is more affordable

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced its first drone, the Mi Drone quadcopter.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 27, 2016
Lead acid batteries: delaying the inevitable

Lead acid batteries: delaying the inevitable

IDTechEx finds that C category cars and above will have to be mild hybrids with 48V lithium-ion batteries if they are to meet the tough new carbon dioxide emissions.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 27, 2016
Airbus launches 3D printed motorcycle

Airbus launches 3D printed motorcycle

The world's first 3D-printed motorcycle, made using APWorks' Scalmalloy material, weighing in at a svelte 35 kg.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 26, 2016
Fuel efficient hybrid excavator

Fuel efficient hybrid excavator

Komatsu Europe International has introduced the new HB365LC-3, a high technology and environmentally sustainable 36 tonnes hydraulic hybrid excavator.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 25, 2016
Using static electricity, RoboBees can land and stick to surfaces

Using static electricity, RoboBees can land and stick to surfaces

Roboticists demonstrate that their flying microrobots, nicknamed the RoboBees, can now perch during flight to save energy - like bats, birds or butterflies.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 24, 2016
CAFE Tenth Electric Aircraft Symposium Report: overview

CAFE Tenth Electric Aircraft Symposium Report: overview

This annual event by the delightful staff of the Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency Foundation CAFE took place May 19-20 at San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
CAFE Tenth Electric Aircraft Symposium Report May 2016

CAFE Tenth Electric Aircraft Symposium Report May 2016

IDTechEx attended the Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency (CAFE) Foundation event in San Francisco on May 19-20. This article provides a fuller overview of what we learnt from the event.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Silicon Carbide vs Gallium Nitride Power Devices: Which Win?

Silicon Carbide vs Gallium Nitride Power Devices: Which Win?

Electric Vehicles Research
May 20, 2016
Lithium-ion batteries will dominate the battery business

Lithium-ion batteries will dominate the battery business

The brand new report from IDTechEx Research, Lithium-ion Batteries 2016-2026, finds that at around $140 billion in 2026, the lithium-ion battery business will dominate the battery business.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 20, 2016
IET response to Queen's Speech: driverless vehicles will need software

IET response to Queen's Speech: driverless vehicles will need software

The Modern Transport Bill has been introduced in the Queens Speech which promises to ensure the UK is 'at the forefront of technology' with nods toward driverless cars, drones and the UK's first commercial spaceport.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 19, 2016
Power electronics for electric vehicles

Power electronics for electric vehicles

At first it seems ridiculous that IDTechEx forecasts a huge growth in the power electronics business for electric vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 18, 2016
CarConnect to harmonise home plug-in-vehicle charging

CarConnect to harmonise home plug-in-vehicle charging

CarConnect, a pioneering project that will help the electricity industry better understand how plug-in electric vehicles charge at home in harmony with the electricity grid, is now underway in the UK.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 18, 2016
Webinar Tuesday 31 May: New Powertrains Will Cause Winners and Losers

Webinar Tuesday 31 May: New Powertrains Will Cause Winners and Losers

IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 31 May 2016.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Lead-acid battery collapse now self-fulfilling prophecy

Lead-acid battery collapse now self-fulfilling prophecy

In this article IDTechEx explains why there is almost uniform negativity about lead acid batteries.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 17, 2016
Electric vehicles; Everything is changing...or has it changed already?

Electric vehicles; Everything is changing...or has it changed already?

At last year's IDTechEx event 'Electric Vehicles; Everything is Changing', we concluded everything was indeed changing in the electric vehicle sector. At this year's event, still named 'Everything is changing', the question should surely be has everything changed already?
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Lithium-ion battery safety: Problems in 2016

Lithium-ion battery safety: Problems in 2016

IDTechEx shares research on the safety issues with lithium-ion batteries from the forthcoming report "Lithium-ion Batteries 2016-2026".
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Which Electric Truck Powertrain Wins?

Which Electric Truck Powertrain Wins?

How will trucks clean up their act to avoid becoming illegal under the impending 2025 and 2030 legislation? This article discusses the different approaches.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 31, 2016
Flying cars: needed or possible?  Part one

Flying cars: needed or possible? Part one

The arguments for flying cars are style, convenience and cost saving; the stuff of fiction for 100 years. Park a car and a plane together in your garage.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 27, 2016
Lead acid batteries: delaying the inevitable

Lead acid batteries: delaying the inevitable

IDTechEx finds that C category cars and above will have to be mild hybrids with 48V lithium-ion batteries if they are to meet the tough new carbon dioxide emissions.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 26, 2016
Fuel efficient hybrid excavator

Fuel efficient hybrid excavator

Komatsu Europe International has introduced the new HB365LC-3, a high technology and environmentally sustainable 36 tonnes hydraulic hybrid excavator.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 24, 2016
CAFE Tenth Electric Aircraft Symposium Report: overview

CAFE Tenth Electric Aircraft Symposium Report: overview

This annual event by the delightful staff of the Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency Foundation CAFE took place May 19-20 at San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Silicon Carbide vs Gallium Nitride Power Devices: Which Win?

Silicon Carbide vs Gallium Nitride Power Devices: Which Win?

Electric Vehicles Research
May 20, 2016
IET response to Queen's Speech: driverless vehicles will need software

IET response to Queen's Speech: driverless vehicles will need software

The Modern Transport Bill has been introduced in the Queens Speech which promises to ensure the UK is 'at the forefront of technology' with nods toward driverless cars, drones and the UK's first commercial spaceport.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 18, 2016
CarConnect to harmonise home plug-in-vehicle charging

CarConnect to harmonise home plug-in-vehicle charging

CarConnect, a pioneering project that will help the electricity industry better understand how plug-in electric vehicles charge at home in harmony with the electricity grid, is now underway in the UK.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Lead-acid battery collapse now self-fulfilling prophecy

Lead-acid battery collapse now self-fulfilling prophecy

In this article IDTechEx explains why there is almost uniform negativity about lead acid batteries.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Lithium-ion battery safety: Problems in 2016

Lithium-ion battery safety: Problems in 2016

IDTechEx shares research on the safety issues with lithium-ion batteries from the forthcoming report "Lithium-ion Batteries 2016-2026".
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
What Lessons Can Europe Learn From The Gigafactory?

What Lessons Can Europe Learn From The Gigafactory?

In the first of a series of articles on the future of battery manufacturing, IDTechEx Technology Analyst Lorenzo Grande describes the opinions and outlook from the German players relative to the latest worldwide trends in battery manufacturing.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 30, 2016
Xiaomi Mi Drone is more affordable

Xiaomi Mi Drone is more affordable

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced its first drone, the Mi Drone quadcopter.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 27, 2016
Airbus launches 3D printed motorcycle

Airbus launches 3D printed motorcycle

The world's first 3D-printed motorcycle, made using APWorks' Scalmalloy material, weighing in at a svelte 35 kg.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 25, 2016
Using static electricity, RoboBees can land and stick to surfaces

Using static electricity, RoboBees can land and stick to surfaces

Roboticists demonstrate that their flying microrobots, nicknamed the RoboBees, can now perch during flight to save energy - like bats, birds or butterflies.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
CAFE Tenth Electric Aircraft Symposium Report May 2016

CAFE Tenth Electric Aircraft Symposium Report May 2016

IDTechEx attended the Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency (CAFE) Foundation event in San Francisco on May 19-20. This article provides a fuller overview of what we learnt from the event.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 20, 2016
Lithium-ion batteries will dominate the battery business

Lithium-ion batteries will dominate the battery business

The brand new report from IDTechEx Research, Lithium-ion Batteries 2016-2026, finds that at around $140 billion in 2026, the lithium-ion battery business will dominate the battery business.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 19, 2016
Power electronics for electric vehicles

Power electronics for electric vehicles

At first it seems ridiculous that IDTechEx forecasts a huge growth in the power electronics business for electric vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 18, 2016
Webinar Tuesday 31 May: New Powertrains Will Cause Winners and Losers

Webinar Tuesday 31 May: New Powertrains Will Cause Winners and Losers

IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 31 May 2016.
Electric Vehicles Research
May 17, 2016
Electric vehicles; Everything is changing...or has it changed already?

Electric vehicles; Everything is changing...or has it changed already?

At last year's IDTechEx event 'Electric Vehicles; Everything is Changing', we concluded everything was indeed changing in the electric vehicle sector. At this year's event, still named 'Everything is changing', the question should surely be has everything changed already?
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