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The end of the road for thermoelectrics for wearables & vehicles?

The end of the road for thermoelectrics for wearables & vehicles?

Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 31, 2017
Deployment of patented rigid sail and solar power system

Deployment of patented rigid sail and solar power system

Aquarius MRE is an advanced integrated system of rigid sails, marine-grade solar panels, energy storage modules and marine computers that will enable ships to tap into renewable energy by harnessing the power provided by the wind and sun.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 30, 2017
Teaching flying cars to land

Teaching flying cars to land

Vahana intends to open up urban airways by developing the first electric self-piloted vertical take-off and landing passenger aircraft. The development of a fully autonomous aircraft requires key technical capabilities including mature obstacle detection and avoidance for aircraft take-off and landing.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 29, 2017
Off-grid becoming huge

Off-grid becoming huge

Off-grid power has been in decline. Widely seeing it as the poor man's option, users have aspired to get beyond it to the more secure, "troublefree" world of on-grid - or so they believed.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 29, 2017
Electric delivery vehicle tech prototyped

Electric delivery vehicle tech prototyped

A technology demonstrator for a new type of electric delivery vehicle which could make the courier industry greener and more efficient has been developed.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 28, 2017
Audi working on advanced solar car bodywork

Audi working on advanced solar car bodywork

Audi and Alta Devices, a subsidiary of solar-cell specialist, Hanergy Thin Film Power, plan to work together to integrate solar cells into panoramic glass roofs of Audi models.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 25, 2017
Electric Trikes Improve

Electric Trikes Improve

Evovelo has just announced its prototype electric trike, which can reach speeds of 45 kph with a drivers' cab and solar panel on the roof.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 25, 2017
LG Electronics to establish factory for electrical components

LG Electronics to establish factory for electrical components

LG Electronics Inc has announced plans to establish a factory for advanced electric vehicle components in the United States.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 24, 2017
aCar the electric all-rounder

aCar the electric all-rounder

An electric car for Africa, custom-designed for the needs of the population there, that strengthens rural structures and helps drive the economy.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 23, 2017
Solar Racing Spins Off Another Vehicle Company

Solar Racing Spins Off Another Vehicle Company

Electric vehicles are the future and ones that make their own electricity are the end game for these.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 23, 2017
ShAPEing the future of magnesium car parts

ShAPEing the future of magnesium car parts

Magnesium — the lightest of all structural metals — has a lot going for it in the quest to make ever lighter cars and trucks that go farther on a tank of fuel or battery charge.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 23, 2017
Partnership to drive digital farming

Partnership to drive digital farming

Through a series of projects to be rolled out in coming months, two organisations will develop data-driven solutions for more efficient and sustainable farming.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 22, 2017
XYT electric cars are customisable

XYT electric cars are customisable

Modular and customizable, electric vehicles from French manufacturer XYT are assembled locally and by certified professionals, while remaining very competitive: each vehicle is made up of 580 pieces as opposed to 6000 to 10 000 for a classic car.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 22, 2017
Researchers develop tough, self-healing rubber

Researchers develop tough, self-healing rubber

Researchers have developed a new type of rubber that is as tough as natural rubber but can also self-heal.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 21, 2017
Freeze-dried foam soaks up carbon dioxide

Freeze-dried foam soaks up carbon dioxide

Materials scientists have created a light foam from two-dimensional sheets of hexagonal-boron nitride that absorbs carbon dioxide.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 16, 2017
Three Aspirations for Long Distance EVs

Three Aspirations for Long Distance EVs

All the publicity currently goes to the race to make regular and premium cars have longer range
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 16, 2017
Siemens builds eHighway in Germany

Siemens builds eHighway in Germany

Siemens has been commissioned by the German state of Hesse to build an overhead contact line for electrified freight transport on a ten-kilometer stretch of autobahn.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 15, 2017
Energy Independent Electric Boats and Ships Lead the Way

Energy Independent Electric Boats and Ships Lead the Way

There is more energy to harvest at sea. True, water craft have stronger resistance to overcome but on balance, it means that energy independent electric boats are more common than their equivalents on land or in the air and they have lessons for both.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 15, 2017
IDTechEx Webinars Now Available On-Demand

IDTechEx Webinars Now Available On-Demand

IDTechEx's free, expert led webinars provide up-to-date insights on the latest emerging technology trends. You can now access these at a time that suits you, for up to one month.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 15, 2017
All new electric delivery truck

All new electric delivery truck

Chanje, a California based commercial electric vehicle and energy solutions company, is poised to enter the medium-duty vehicle segment, providing commercial all electric vehicle transportation options.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 31, 2017
Deployment of patented rigid sail and solar power system

Deployment of patented rigid sail and solar power system

Aquarius MRE is an advanced integrated system of rigid sails, marine-grade solar panels, energy storage modules and marine computers that will enable ships to tap into renewable energy by harnessing the power provided by the wind and sun.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 29, 2017
Off-grid becoming huge

Off-grid becoming huge

Off-grid power has been in decline. Widely seeing it as the poor man's option, users have aspired to get beyond it to the more secure, "troublefree" world of on-grid - or so they believed.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 28, 2017
Audi working on advanced solar car bodywork

Audi working on advanced solar car bodywork

Audi and Alta Devices, a subsidiary of solar-cell specialist, Hanergy Thin Film Power, plan to work together to integrate solar cells into panoramic glass roofs of Audi models.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 25, 2017
LG Electronics to establish factory for electrical components

LG Electronics to establish factory for electrical components

LG Electronics Inc has announced plans to establish a factory for advanced electric vehicle components in the United States.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 23, 2017
Solar Racing Spins Off Another Vehicle Company

Solar Racing Spins Off Another Vehicle Company

Electric vehicles are the future and ones that make their own electricity are the end game for these.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 23, 2017
Partnership to drive digital farming

Partnership to drive digital farming

Through a series of projects to be rolled out in coming months, two organisations will develop data-driven solutions for more efficient and sustainable farming.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 22, 2017
Researchers develop tough, self-healing rubber

Researchers develop tough, self-healing rubber

Researchers have developed a new type of rubber that is as tough as natural rubber but can also self-heal.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 16, 2017
Three Aspirations for Long Distance EVs

Three Aspirations for Long Distance EVs

All the publicity currently goes to the race to make regular and premium cars have longer range
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 15, 2017
Energy Independent Electric Boats and Ships Lead the Way

Energy Independent Electric Boats and Ships Lead the Way

There is more energy to harvest at sea. True, water craft have stronger resistance to overcome but on balance, it means that energy independent electric boats are more common than their equivalents on land or in the air and they have lessons for both.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 15, 2017
All new electric delivery truck

All new electric delivery truck

Chanje, a California based commercial electric vehicle and energy solutions company, is poised to enter the medium-duty vehicle segment, providing commercial all electric vehicle transportation options.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 30, 2017
Teaching flying cars to land

Teaching flying cars to land

Vahana intends to open up urban airways by developing the first electric self-piloted vertical take-off and landing passenger aircraft. The development of a fully autonomous aircraft requires key technical capabilities including mature obstacle detection and avoidance for aircraft take-off and landing.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 29, 2017
Electric delivery vehicle tech prototyped

Electric delivery vehicle tech prototyped

A technology demonstrator for a new type of electric delivery vehicle which could make the courier industry greener and more efficient has been developed.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 25, 2017
Electric Trikes Improve

Electric Trikes Improve

Evovelo has just announced its prototype electric trike, which can reach speeds of 45 kph with a drivers' cab and solar panel on the roof.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 24, 2017
aCar the electric all-rounder

aCar the electric all-rounder

An electric car for Africa, custom-designed for the needs of the population there, that strengthens rural structures and helps drive the economy.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 23, 2017
ShAPEing the future of magnesium car parts

ShAPEing the future of magnesium car parts

Magnesium — the lightest of all structural metals — has a lot going for it in the quest to make ever lighter cars and trucks that go farther on a tank of fuel or battery charge.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 22, 2017
XYT electric cars are customisable

XYT electric cars are customisable

Modular and customizable, electric vehicles from French manufacturer XYT are assembled locally and by certified professionals, while remaining very competitive: each vehicle is made up of 580 pieces as opposed to 6000 to 10 000 for a classic car.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 21, 2017
Freeze-dried foam soaks up carbon dioxide

Freeze-dried foam soaks up carbon dioxide

Materials scientists have created a light foam from two-dimensional sheets of hexagonal-boron nitride that absorbs carbon dioxide.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 16, 2017
Siemens builds eHighway in Germany

Siemens builds eHighway in Germany

Siemens has been commissioned by the German state of Hesse to build an overhead contact line for electrified freight transport on a ten-kilometer stretch of autobahn.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 15, 2017
IDTechEx Webinars Now Available On-Demand

IDTechEx Webinars Now Available On-Demand

IDTechEx's free, expert led webinars provide up-to-date insights on the latest emerging technology trends. You can now access these at a time that suits you, for up to one month.
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