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Changing dynamics of the electric car business

Changing dynamics of the electric car business

Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 18, 2016
Another EV maker goes full service green: IDTechEx analysis

Another EV maker goes full service green: IDTechEx analysis

Leo Motors Inc of Korea with the support of government officials of Henan, China, Leo Motors, Inc and Zhong Ji Well Parking System Co Ltd have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to set up a joint venture company focused on battery production, electric boat business, and Connected Vehicle business based on Internet of Things platforms.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 16, 2016
Mercedes 48V mild hybrids from 2017

Mercedes 48V mild hybrids from 2017

As detailed in the IDTechEx report, Mild Hybrid 48V Vehicles 2016-2031, this option will become a huge business from 2017 as Ford, Hyundai, Bentley, Volkswagen, Audi, Geely and many others adopt them as the most cost-effective way of meeting 2025 and 2030 carbon dioxide emissions regulations while sharply improving economy - even improving performance in some respects.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 11, 2016
Residential batteries: the story did not start with Tesla

Residential batteries: the story did not start with Tesla

Tesla is an eye-catching company active in clean energy applications - not only pure electric cars, but also home battery systems. With its launch of Tesla's Powerwall on April 30, 2015 and every progress update on its Gigafactory's building, Tesla has continue to fuel interest in home battery systems.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 5, 2016
Bus that travels above traffic

Bus that travels above traffic

In August 2016, China Xinhua News reported that the Transit Elevated Bus has had its first road test in Qinhuangdao City. It consisted of a brake and power consumption test of this electric vehicle that runs on tracks.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 3, 2016
Tesla moves towards compatible green technology

Tesla moves towards compatible green technology

It is no surprise that the Tesla - Solar City merger has been approved by investors. Elon Musk will combine his two co-founded companies after paying $2.6bn dollars for SolarCity in an all-stock transaction. The merger will be completed before the end of the year, and save the companies $150 million in costs in the first full year after closing.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 3, 2016
Panasonic view of the Tesla Gigafactory

Panasonic view of the Tesla Gigafactory

Panasonic is a $70 billion giant with strongly rising profitability and a place in the first division of battery manufacturers greatly boosted by its acquisition of Sanyo. It has shipped over 180 billion batteries since 1931.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 1, 2016
Short radius trucks go pure electric

Short radius trucks go pure electric

Pure electric short range trucks are rapidly becoming viable as they face much tougher local and global emissions regulations.
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