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The first Swiss electric aircraft made for aerobatics

The first Swiss electric aircraft made for aerobatics

Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 29, 2016
Electric water hammock

Electric water hammock

Picture yourself in a hammock gliding across a lake. If you like that image, you may be interested in the MelloShip.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 29, 2016
Energy Storage Innovations USA 2016 conference debuts in November

Energy Storage Innovations USA 2016 conference debuts in November

Major focus is batteries with new form factors.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 29, 2016
Webinar Tuesday 11 October - Agricultural Robotics and Drones:

Webinar Tuesday 11 October - Agricultural Robotics and Drones:

IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 11 October 2016 titled Agricultural Robotics and Drones: a complex $10bn market by as early as 2022.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 28, 2016
Amsterdam to get world's first fleet of autonomous boats

Amsterdam to get world's first fleet of autonomous boats

The world's first major research program on autonomous floating vessels in metropolitan areas.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 27, 2016
Electric Smart car

Electric Smart car

Just ahead of the Paris Auto Show, Daimler officially presented its pure electric Smart ED models.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 26, 2016
Keeping an eye on low flying unmanned aerial systems in cities

Keeping an eye on low flying unmanned aerial systems in cities

The Aerial Dragnet program seeks innovative technologies to provide persistent, wide-area surveillance of all UAS operating below 1,000 feet in a large city.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 23, 2016
New world speed record for an electric vehicle

New world speed record for an electric vehicle

The Ohio State University's Venturi Buckeye Bullet 3 student team and driver Roger Schroer rallied to push their electric streamline vehicle to a world record two-way average top speed of 341.4 miles per hour (549.4 kilometers per hour).
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 22, 2016
Robotics is the future of agrochemicals business

Robotics is the future of agrochemicals business

Crop protection, chemicals and robotics at first appear totally unrelated, yet IDTechEx Research finds that steady improvements in agricultural robotics will, slowly but surely, fundamentally alter the crop protection chemicals business.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 21, 2016
Toyota's iroad concept

Toyota's iroad concept

As part of the Open Road Project, Toyota will provide the i-Road to general consumers as test pilots for a fixed duration, so as to assess their mobility needs.
External Company Press Release
Solar car Nuna reveals secret innovations in South Africa

Solar car Nuna reveals secret innovations in South Africa

Nuon Solar Team reveals two of their secret weapons to all the competing teams with which they hope to win the longest solar race in the world, the SASOL Solar Challenge in South Africa.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 21, 2016
Enter the IDTechEx Show! Awards and celebrate your achievements

Enter the IDTechEx Show! Awards and celebrate your achievements

The IDTechEx Show! which will be held on November 16 - 17 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, will showcase the latest technology needs and advancements to over 3,000 attendees. The technologies covered include flexible and hybrid electronics; wearable technology; 3D printing; sensors; graphene; Internet of Things; energy harvesting, energy storage; and electric vehicles. Each of these is a two-day executive conference, co-located with a common exhibition of over 200 exhibitors.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 20, 2016
Joint development of electric vehicles in China

Joint development of electric vehicles in China

Volkswagen AG and Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co Ltd have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to define the next phase of negotiations between the two companies in order to achieve long-term cooperation in the joint development of all-electric vehicles in China.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 19, 2016
Qualcomm and AT&T to trial drones on cellular network

Qualcomm and AT&T to trial drones on cellular network

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and AT&T will test Unmanned Aircraft Systems, or drones, on commercial 4G LTE networks.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 16, 2016
Supercapacitors will take a key role in the future of energy systems

Supercapacitors will take a key role in the future of energy systems

Supercapacitors are an emerging energy storage technology that will take a key role in the future of energy systems. Whilst lithium-ion batteries are increasingly capturing the market of other battery technologies, they will never be able to compete with supercapacitor technology in terms of power and number of cycles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 15, 2016
First self-driving truck in underground mine

First self-driving truck in underground mine

Volvo's fully autonomous truck is the first in the world to be tested in operations deep underground in the Kristineberg Mine.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 14, 2016
Will Western bus companies be wiped out?

Will Western bus companies be wiped out?

Global warming is leading to increasingly onerous laws worldwide restricting carbon dioxide emissions. Even some of today's hybrids will fail to conform so it is back to the drawing board for most of the world's vehicle manufacturers.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 13, 2016
Europe pulls ahead in 48V mild hybrid cars

Europe pulls ahead in 48V mild hybrid cars

Mild hybrid cars at 48V will first hit global markets in a big way in 2017.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Buses will be taxis will be buses

Buses will be taxis will be buses

IDTechEx attended the invitation-only Barclays Select Series: Disruptive Mobility event in Greenwich, London. Here we report some of what was said about autonomous vehicles at the reception and at the event itself.
External Company Press Release
Wildcat Discovery Technologies granted three patents

Wildcat Discovery Technologies granted three patents

Wildcat Discovery Technologies, a technology company using high throughput methods to develop improved battery materials, is pleased to announce that it has been granted three patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its groundbreaking copper fluoride cathode Wildcat calls "CM4".
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 29, 2016
Electric water hammock

Electric water hammock

Picture yourself in a hammock gliding across a lake. If you like that image, you may be interested in the MelloShip.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 29, 2016
Webinar Tuesday 11 October - Agricultural Robotics and Drones:

Webinar Tuesday 11 October - Agricultural Robotics and Drones:

IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 11 October 2016 titled Agricultural Robotics and Drones: a complex $10bn market by as early as 2022.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 27, 2016
Electric Smart car

Electric Smart car

Just ahead of the Paris Auto Show, Daimler officially presented its pure electric Smart ED models.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 23, 2016
New world speed record for an electric vehicle

New world speed record for an electric vehicle

The Ohio State University's Venturi Buckeye Bullet 3 student team and driver Roger Schroer rallied to push their electric streamline vehicle to a world record two-way average top speed of 341.4 miles per hour (549.4 kilometers per hour).
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 21, 2016
Toyota's iroad concept

Toyota's iroad concept

As part of the Open Road Project, Toyota will provide the i-Road to general consumers as test pilots for a fixed duration, so as to assess their mobility needs.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 21, 2016
Enter the IDTechEx Show! Awards and celebrate your achievements

Enter the IDTechEx Show! Awards and celebrate your achievements

The IDTechEx Show! which will be held on November 16 - 17 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, will showcase the latest technology needs and advancements to over 3,000 attendees. The technologies covered include flexible and hybrid electronics; wearable technology; 3D printing; sensors; graphene; Internet of Things; energy harvesting, energy storage; and electric vehicles. Each of these is a two-day executive conference, co-located with a common exhibition of over 200 exhibitors.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 19, 2016
Qualcomm and AT&T to trial drones on cellular network

Qualcomm and AT&T to trial drones on cellular network

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and AT&T will test Unmanned Aircraft Systems, or drones, on commercial 4G LTE networks.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 15, 2016
First self-driving truck in underground mine

First self-driving truck in underground mine

Volvo's fully autonomous truck is the first in the world to be tested in operations deep underground in the Kristineberg Mine.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 13, 2016
Europe pulls ahead in 48V mild hybrid cars

Europe pulls ahead in 48V mild hybrid cars

Mild hybrid cars at 48V will first hit global markets in a big way in 2017.
External Company Press Release
Wildcat Discovery Technologies granted three patents

Wildcat Discovery Technologies granted three patents

Wildcat Discovery Technologies, a technology company using high throughput methods to develop improved battery materials, is pleased to announce that it has been granted three patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its groundbreaking copper fluoride cathode Wildcat calls "CM4".
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 29, 2016
Energy Storage Innovations USA 2016 conference debuts in November

Energy Storage Innovations USA 2016 conference debuts in November

Major focus is batteries with new form factors.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 28, 2016
Amsterdam to get world's first fleet of autonomous boats

Amsterdam to get world's first fleet of autonomous boats

The world's first major research program on autonomous floating vessels in metropolitan areas.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 26, 2016
Keeping an eye on low flying unmanned aerial systems in cities

Keeping an eye on low flying unmanned aerial systems in cities

The Aerial Dragnet program seeks innovative technologies to provide persistent, wide-area surveillance of all UAS operating below 1,000 feet in a large city.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 22, 2016
Robotics is the future of agrochemicals business

Robotics is the future of agrochemicals business

Crop protection, chemicals and robotics at first appear totally unrelated, yet IDTechEx Research finds that steady improvements in agricultural robotics will, slowly but surely, fundamentally alter the crop protection chemicals business.
External Company Press Release
Solar car Nuna reveals secret innovations in South Africa

Solar car Nuna reveals secret innovations in South Africa

Nuon Solar Team reveals two of their secret weapons to all the competing teams with which they hope to win the longest solar race in the world, the SASOL Solar Challenge in South Africa.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 20, 2016
Joint development of electric vehicles in China

Joint development of electric vehicles in China

Volkswagen AG and Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co Ltd have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to define the next phase of negotiations between the two companies in order to achieve long-term cooperation in the joint development of all-electric vehicles in China.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 16, 2016
Supercapacitors will take a key role in the future of energy systems

Supercapacitors will take a key role in the future of energy systems

Supercapacitors are an emerging energy storage technology that will take a key role in the future of energy systems. Whilst lithium-ion batteries are increasingly capturing the market of other battery technologies, they will never be able to compete with supercapacitor technology in terms of power and number of cycles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 14, 2016
Will Western bus companies be wiped out?

Will Western bus companies be wiped out?

Global warming is leading to increasingly onerous laws worldwide restricting carbon dioxide emissions. Even some of today's hybrids will fail to conform so it is back to the drawing board for most of the world's vehicle manufacturers.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Buses will be taxis will be buses

Buses will be taxis will be buses

IDTechEx attended the invitation-only Barclays Select Series: Disruptive Mobility event in Greenwich, London. Here we report some of what was said about autonomous vehicles at the reception and at the event itself.
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