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Report on the Winton Symposium

Report on the Winton Symposium

IDTechEx analysts Aman Atak and Luke Gear report on their findings at this event.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 29, 2017
The Big Family of Batteries

The Big Family of Batteries

Li-ion Batteries are the talk of town in the tech industry, but clarity on the subject is scarce, and very often the word "Battery" is used interchangeably to indicate those relying on the reversible shuttling of lithium ion (Li-ion batteries, or LIB), and many other different energy storage technologies that have little in common with each other.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 29, 2017
Fast charging station network starts to take shape

Fast charging station network starts to take shape

IONITY, which was founded only a few weeks ago, is taking off quickly. The joint venture of BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen with Audi and Porsche has formed initial strategic partnerships for the realization of its "High-Power-Charging" network for electric vehicles in Europe.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 28, 2017
First manned flight of SureFly electric hybrid octocopter

First manned flight of SureFly electric hybrid octocopter

Workhorse Group Inc will conduct the first manned flight of its SureFly personal hybrid octocopter on January 8 in Las Vegas.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 27, 2017
IDTechEx Insight Forums Provide Analysis of Sensor Innovations

IDTechEx Insight Forums Provide Analysis of Sensor Innovations

On Dec 5 to 7 IDTechEx will host six half day business intelligence forums covering the latest innovations with sensors, flexible electronics, human machine interface technology and the Internet of Things.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 27, 2017
Bay Areas first electric airport bus fleet

Bay Areas first electric airport bus fleet

Proterra has announced that the San José City Council has approved the purchase of ten Proterra Catalyst E2 zero-emissions battery-electric transit buses and related charging infrastructure for use at the Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 24, 2017
Huge New Market as Cities, Buildings Go Electricity Independent

Huge New Market as Cities, Buildings Go Electricity Independent

Avoid the grid! Although the national grid is the preferred source of electricity in most countries and the aspiration in others there are now powerful forces pushing the other way.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 24, 2017
Composite materials for the automotive sector - who needs who more?

Composite materials for the automotive sector - who needs who more?

It is hard to avoid the topic of the automotive sector within the composite industry, but of late there has been a shift in the rhetoric from when the large uptake will happen to whether it will happen at all.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 24, 2017
UK commits £400 million to support zero-emission vehicles

UK commits £400 million to support zero-emission vehicles

A total of £540 million is being invested in electric cars, including £400 million on building more electric car charging points.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 23, 2017
Electric vans from Mercedes-Benz Vans

Electric vans from Mercedes-Benz Vans

Mercedes-Benz Vans plans to offer all its commercial van model lines with electric drive. This will start with the mid-size eVito in the second half of 2018. Further model ranges will follow, starting in 2019.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 22, 2017
Battery-switching device promises more road time

Battery-switching device promises more road time

Nissan Leafs, which go about 107 miles on a charge, sometimes end up relegated to commuter cars due to battery-life worries. The mass-market, standard Tesla Model 3 can go double that, but even that distance can be disconcerting on long road trips.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 21, 2017
First on-road tests for self driving Jaguar Land Rovers

First on-road tests for self driving Jaguar Land Rovers

Jaguar Land Rover is taking part in the UK's first road tests for autonomous and connected vehicles. Real-world testing takes Jaguar Land Rover another step closer to bringing an intelligent vehicle to reality.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 21, 2017
Two in one device could power computers and smartphones

Two in one device could power computers and smartphones

UCLA researchers have designed a device that can use solar energy to inexpensively and efficiently create and store energy, which could be used to power electronic devices, and to create hydrogen fuel for eco-friendly cars.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 20, 2017
Volkswagen to invest 22.8 billion Euro in future viability

Volkswagen to invest 22.8 billion Euro in future viability

The core brand of the Volkswagen Group will be investing about €22.8 billion throughout the world from 2018 to 2022.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 17, 2017
Zhejiang Geely Holding Group completes acquisition of Terrafugia Inc

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group completes acquisition of Terrafugia Inc

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with Terrafugia Inc, a US-based company focused on the innovation, engineering and production of flying cars and future technologies, to acquire its operations and assets in their entirety.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 17, 2017
Webinar Tuesday 28 November - Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles

Webinar Tuesday 28 November - Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 28 November titled Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 16, 2017
UPS to convert diesel delivery trucks in New York City to electric

UPS to convert diesel delivery trucks in New York City to electric

UPS and NYSERDA announced that new technology will be developed to convert UPS package delivery vehicles from diesel to electric.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 15, 2017
Daimler introduces first all-electric school bus in the US

Daimler introduces first all-electric school bus in the US

The North American Daimler subsidiary Thomas Built Buses introduced its first all-electric school bus for series production.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 14, 2017
Siemens demonstrates first eHighway system in the U.S

Siemens demonstrates first eHighway system in the U.S

Siemens and the "South Coast Air Quality Management District " are running a one-mile, zero-emission eHighway demonstration in the Californian city of Carson.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Report on the Winton Symposium

Report on the Winton Symposium

IDTechEx analysts Aman Atak and Luke Gear report on their findings at this event.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 29, 2017
Fast charging station network starts to take shape

Fast charging station network starts to take shape

IONITY, which was founded only a few weeks ago, is taking off quickly. The joint venture of BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen with Audi and Porsche has formed initial strategic partnerships for the realization of its "High-Power-Charging" network for electric vehicles in Europe.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 27, 2017
IDTechEx Insight Forums Provide Analysis of Sensor Innovations

IDTechEx Insight Forums Provide Analysis of Sensor Innovations

On Dec 5 to 7 IDTechEx will host six half day business intelligence forums covering the latest innovations with sensors, flexible electronics, human machine interface technology and the Internet of Things.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 24, 2017
Huge New Market as Cities, Buildings Go Electricity Independent

Huge New Market as Cities, Buildings Go Electricity Independent

Avoid the grid! Although the national grid is the preferred source of electricity in most countries and the aspiration in others there are now powerful forces pushing the other way.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 24, 2017
UK commits £400 million to support zero-emission vehicles

UK commits £400 million to support zero-emission vehicles

A total of £540 million is being invested in electric cars, including £400 million on building more electric car charging points.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 22, 2017
Battery-switching device promises more road time

Battery-switching device promises more road time

Nissan Leafs, which go about 107 miles on a charge, sometimes end up relegated to commuter cars due to battery-life worries. The mass-market, standard Tesla Model 3 can go double that, but even that distance can be disconcerting on long road trips.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 21, 2017
Two in one device could power computers and smartphones

Two in one device could power computers and smartphones

UCLA researchers have designed a device that can use solar energy to inexpensively and efficiently create and store energy, which could be used to power electronic devices, and to create hydrogen fuel for eco-friendly cars.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 17, 2017
Zhejiang Geely Holding Group completes acquisition of Terrafugia Inc

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group completes acquisition of Terrafugia Inc

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with Terrafugia Inc, a US-based company focused on the innovation, engineering and production of flying cars and future technologies, to acquire its operations and assets in their entirety.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 16, 2017
UPS to convert diesel delivery trucks in New York City to electric

UPS to convert diesel delivery trucks in New York City to electric

UPS and NYSERDA announced that new technology will be developed to convert UPS package delivery vehicles from diesel to electric.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 14, 2017
Siemens demonstrates first eHighway system in the U.S

Siemens demonstrates first eHighway system in the U.S

Siemens and the "South Coast Air Quality Management District " are running a one-mile, zero-emission eHighway demonstration in the Californian city of Carson.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 29, 2017
The Big Family of Batteries

The Big Family of Batteries

Li-ion Batteries are the talk of town in the tech industry, but clarity on the subject is scarce, and very often the word "Battery" is used interchangeably to indicate those relying on the reversible shuttling of lithium ion (Li-ion batteries, or LIB), and many other different energy storage technologies that have little in common with each other.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 28, 2017
First manned flight of SureFly electric hybrid octocopter

First manned flight of SureFly electric hybrid octocopter

Workhorse Group Inc will conduct the first manned flight of its SureFly personal hybrid octocopter on January 8 in Las Vegas.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 27, 2017
Bay Areas first electric airport bus fleet

Bay Areas first electric airport bus fleet

Proterra has announced that the San José City Council has approved the purchase of ten Proterra Catalyst E2 zero-emissions battery-electric transit buses and related charging infrastructure for use at the Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 24, 2017
Composite materials for the automotive sector - who needs who more?

Composite materials for the automotive sector - who needs who more?

It is hard to avoid the topic of the automotive sector within the composite industry, but of late there has been a shift in the rhetoric from when the large uptake will happen to whether it will happen at all.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 23, 2017
Electric vans from Mercedes-Benz Vans

Electric vans from Mercedes-Benz Vans

Mercedes-Benz Vans plans to offer all its commercial van model lines with electric drive. This will start with the mid-size eVito in the second half of 2018. Further model ranges will follow, starting in 2019.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 21, 2017
First on-road tests for self driving Jaguar Land Rovers

First on-road tests for self driving Jaguar Land Rovers

Jaguar Land Rover is taking part in the UK's first road tests for autonomous and connected vehicles. Real-world testing takes Jaguar Land Rover another step closer to bringing an intelligent vehicle to reality.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 20, 2017
Volkswagen to invest 22.8 billion Euro in future viability

Volkswagen to invest 22.8 billion Euro in future viability

The core brand of the Volkswagen Group will be investing about €22.8 billion throughout the world from 2018 to 2022.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 17, 2017
Webinar Tuesday 28 November - Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles

Webinar Tuesday 28 November - Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 28 November titled Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 15, 2017
Daimler introduces first all-electric school bus in the US

Daimler introduces first all-electric school bus in the US

The North American Daimler subsidiary Thomas Built Buses introduced its first all-electric school bus for series production.
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