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Changing dynamics of the electric car business

Changing dynamics of the electric car business

Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 31, 2016
Webinar Tues 13 September - Microcontrollers,  Single-Board Computers

Webinar Tues 13 September - Microcontrollers, Single-Board Computers

IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 13 September 2016 titled Microcontrollers and Single-Board Computers
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 30, 2016
World's first public trial of self-driving car service and app

World's first public trial of self-driving car service and app

nuTonomy has launched the first-ever public trial of a robo-taxi service.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 29, 2016
Skeleton Technologies receives 13m Euro investment boost

Skeleton Technologies receives 13m Euro investment boost

Skeleton Technologies has received 13 million Euros in new investment led by FirstFloor Capital, a Malaysian venture capital investment firm specialising in funding high-growth technology companies.
External Company Press Release
Automotive 48V Power Supply Systems

Automotive 48V Power Supply Systems

The electric power supply can be seen as one of the key enablers for future automobiles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 24, 2016
Uber's self driving cars

Uber's self driving cars

Uber has acquired Otto, whose mission is to rethink transportation, starting with self-driving trucks.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 23, 2016
Lamp posts could be used as drone docking stations

Lamp posts could be used as drone docking stations

Amazon proposes for their drones to dock and recharge on street lamps and other urban poles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 19, 2016
Prototype high-performance electric vehicle debuts in Rio de Janeiro

Prototype high-performance electric vehicle debuts in Rio de Janeiro

Nissan Motor Co Ltd has unveiled the working prototype of its futuristic BladeGlider vehicle, combining zero-emissions with high-performance in a revolutionary sports car design.
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 17, 2016
Guinness World Record for most efficient electric vehicle

Guinness World Record for most efficient electric vehicle

After one year of preparation the TUfast Eco Team achieved their goal: "most efficient electric vehicle."
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 12, 2016
Solar car wins for the sixth time

Solar car wins for the sixth time

Despite nearly-sunless conditions in the final two days, the University of Michigan Solar Car team has successfully defended their decade-long reigning championship - winning the 2016 American Solar Challenge for the sixth consecutive time.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 11, 2016
Hybrid airships

Hybrid airships

A new European partnership will ensure that graphene ultracapacitor technology powers the next generation of large, heavy-lift airships for industrial applications in China and France.
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 11, 2016
Webinar Tuesday 23 August -Industrial and commercial electric vehicles

Webinar Tuesday 23 August -Industrial and commercial electric vehicles

IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 23 August 2016 titled Industrial and Commercial Electric Vehicles: Biggest Market.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 10, 2016
Solar cell captures CO2 and sunlight, produces burnable fuel

Solar cell captures CO2 and sunlight, produces burnable fuel

Researchers have engineered a potentially game-changing solar cell that cheaply and efficiently converts atmospheric carbon dioxide directly into usable hydrocarbon fuel, using only sunlight for energy.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 9, 2016
Delphi sees end of 12V

Delphi sees end of 12V

In August 2016, Delphi pronounced the end of 12V. It has reached the end of the road, according to Mary Gustanski, Delphi Automotive's vice president of engineering and program management.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 8, 2016
Anti-explosive remotely operated mobile robot

Anti-explosive remotely operated mobile robot

A robot that features greatly reduced risk of electrical spark or heat creation that can cause explosions or fire when inflammable gas is present
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 4, 2016
Amazon and UK Government partnership on drones

Amazon and UK Government partnership on drones

Amazon has announced a partnership with the UK Government to explore the steps needed to make the delivery of parcels by small drones a reality, allowing Amazon to trial new methods of testing its delivery systems.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 31, 2016
Webinar Tues 13 September - Microcontrollers,  Single-Board Computers

Webinar Tues 13 September - Microcontrollers, Single-Board Computers

IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 13 September 2016 titled Microcontrollers and Single-Board Computers
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 29, 2016
Skeleton Technologies receives 13m Euro investment boost

Skeleton Technologies receives 13m Euro investment boost

Skeleton Technologies has received 13 million Euros in new investment led by FirstFloor Capital, a Malaysian venture capital investment firm specialising in funding high-growth technology companies.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 24, 2016
Uber's self driving cars

Uber's self driving cars

Uber has acquired Otto, whose mission is to rethink transportation, starting with self-driving trucks.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 19, 2016
Prototype high-performance electric vehicle debuts in Rio de Janeiro

Prototype high-performance electric vehicle debuts in Rio de Janeiro

Nissan Motor Co Ltd has unveiled the working prototype of its futuristic BladeGlider vehicle, combining zero-emissions with high-performance in a revolutionary sports car design.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 17, 2016
Guinness World Record for most efficient electric vehicle

Guinness World Record for most efficient electric vehicle

After one year of preparation the TUfast Eco Team achieved their goal: "most efficient electric vehicle."
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 12, 2016
Solar car wins for the sixth time

Solar car wins for the sixth time

Despite nearly-sunless conditions in the final two days, the University of Michigan Solar Car team has successfully defended their decade-long reigning championship - winning the 2016 American Solar Challenge for the sixth consecutive time.
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 10, 2016
Solar cell captures CO2 and sunlight, produces burnable fuel

Solar cell captures CO2 and sunlight, produces burnable fuel

Researchers have engineered a potentially game-changing solar cell that cheaply and efficiently converts atmospheric carbon dioxide directly into usable hydrocarbon fuel, using only sunlight for energy.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 8, 2016
Anti-explosive remotely operated mobile robot

Anti-explosive remotely operated mobile robot

A robot that features greatly reduced risk of electrical spark or heat creation that can cause explosions or fire when inflammable gas is present
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 4, 2016
Amazon and UK Government partnership on drones

Amazon and UK Government partnership on drones

Amazon has announced a partnership with the UK Government to explore the steps needed to make the delivery of parcels by small drones a reality, allowing Amazon to trial new methods of testing its delivery systems.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 30, 2016
World's first public trial of self-driving car service and app

World's first public trial of self-driving car service and app

nuTonomy has launched the first-ever public trial of a robo-taxi service.
External Company Press Release
Automotive 48V Power Supply Systems

Automotive 48V Power Supply Systems

The electric power supply can be seen as one of the key enablers for future automobiles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 23, 2016
Lamp posts could be used as drone docking stations

Lamp posts could be used as drone docking stations

Amazon proposes for their drones to dock and recharge on street lamps and other urban poles.
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
Hybrid airships

Hybrid airships

A new European partnership will ensure that graphene ultracapacitor technology powers the next generation of large, heavy-lift airships for industrial applications in China and France.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 11, 2016
Webinar Tuesday 23 August -Industrial and commercial electric vehicles

Webinar Tuesday 23 August -Industrial and commercial electric vehicles

IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 23 August 2016 titled Industrial and Commercial Electric Vehicles: Biggest Market.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 9, 2016
Delphi sees end of 12V

Delphi sees end of 12V

In August 2016, Delphi pronounced the end of 12V. It has reached the end of the road, according to Mary Gustanski, Delphi Automotive's vice president of engineering and program management.
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.
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