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Options for Zero Cobalt and High-Performance Li-ion Batteries

Options for Zero Cobalt and High-Performance Li-ion Batteries

Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 30, 2020
Solar Supercapacitor is Dream Ticket for Vehicles

Solar Supercapacitor is Dream Ticket for Vehicles

IDTechEx report, "Solar Vehicles 2021-2041" notes that cars with solar bodywork have long range. Tough sell. Even longer range is being achieved by those crudely shoving in an enormous battery.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 19, 2020
The 24 Million Electric Vehicles of 2020

The 24 Million Electric Vehicles of 2020

The IDTechEx market for electric vehicles across land, sea and air will be 24 million unit sales this year, which represents a decline of roughly 19% year on year from the impact of COVID-19.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 16, 2020
Self-Driving Laboratories: A Reality Waiting to Happen

Self-Driving Laboratories: A Reality Waiting to Happen

Imagine a situation where, given a request, a lab automatically chooses what experiments to do, robotically carries this out, tracks the reaction with integrated sensors, acquires and analyzes the results, and then decides what experiment to do next. This seems like science-fiction, but certain truths may be closer than you think.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 12, 2020
Electric Vehicle Materials: Will Nickel Replace Cobalt?

Electric Vehicle Materials: Will Nickel Replace Cobalt?

Electric vehicle powertrains are much more materially diverse than the internal-combustion engine vehicles they replace. As a result, they are putting sudden and unprecedented strain on several raw materials industries.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 12, 2020
Upcoming Webinar - Stampede Into 48V Cars: Threat to HEV, PHEV?

Upcoming Webinar - Stampede Into 48V Cars: Threat to HEV, PHEV?

Most legacy car makers need 15 years to switch to battery electric without collapsing. To keep their ICE cars legal and desirable, 50 are urgently upgrading them to 48V mild hybrids and many plan 48V full hybrids by a further upgrade. Peak sales $500 billion?
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 9, 2020
Thermal Management: The Key to Meeting the 5G Hype

Thermal Management: The Key to Meeting the 5G Hype

The market for 5G devices is expanding rapidly, several 5G smartphones are now available on the market, with manufacturers emphasizing the benefits of low latency and high download rates. However, 5G still faces many challenges, especially in the infrastructure.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 5, 2020
Regional Development of Solid-State Batteries

Regional Development of Solid-State Batteries

The rapid growth of the electric vehicle market has driven the development, manufacture and sales of batteries, especially lithium-ion batteries. In the meantime, a number of companies are betting on the next big energy storage technologies. Solid-state batteries are one of them.
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