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Your Kids Won't Learn to Drive, and Here's Why

Your Kids Won't Learn to Drive, and Here's Why

Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 29, 2021
Greener Alternative to Lithium in Brisbane Manufacturing Deal

Greener Alternative to Lithium in Brisbane Manufacturing Deal

Brisbane-based Graphene Manufacturing Group will manufacture battery prototypes for watches, phones, laptops, electric vehicles and grid storage under a research agreement with scientists from UQ's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 29, 2021
UK Government Allows Self Driving Cars on Motorways

UK Government Allows Self Driving Cars on Motorways

Motorists could see self-driving vehicles on British roads for the first time later this year, the Department for Transport has announced today. Following a landmark call for evidence, the government has set out how vehicles fitted with Automated Lane Keeping System technology could legally be defined as self-driving, as long as they receive GB type approval and that there is no evidence to challenge the vehicle's ability to self-drive.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 29, 2021
Toyota Subsidiary Woven Planet Acquires Lyft's Level 5 Division

Toyota Subsidiary Woven Planet Acquires Lyft's Level 5 Division

Woven Planet, a subsidiary of Toyota, has agreed to acquire Level 5, the self-driving division of Lyft, Inc. one of the largest ride-hailing companies in the world. This marks the first major deal for the newly established Woven Planet.
External Company Press Release
IRP Systems Announces $31M to Accelerate EV Powertrain Offerings

IRP Systems Announces $31M to Accelerate EV Powertrain Offerings

IRP Systems provides TrueDrive, a revolutionary electric powertrain that enables high performance and efficiency while reducing the weight, size and overall cost of the powertrain in electric vehicles of all sizes. Using IRP's cutting-edge electric motors and controllers, electric vehicle manufacturers can eliminate the industry's tradeoff between cost and performance.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
New Hybrid Electric Aircraft

New Hybrid Electric Aircraft

Hybrid electric new aircraft are rare and programs to develop them promise up to three times the range of today's battery aircraft. However, many battery aircraft developers promise to match the launches of hybrid aircraft of various sizes with battery electric ones of similar range on the day.
External Company Press Release
Hino Motors and REE Automotive Sign Business Alliance Agreement

Hino Motors and REE Automotive Sign Business Alliance Agreement

Hino Motors Co Ltd today announced the signing of a strategic business alliance agreement to realize their shared vision of "providing new value to society through next-generation commercial mobility."
External Company Press Release
InoBat Signs First Commercial Vehicle Partnership with SOR

InoBat Signs First Commercial Vehicle Partnership with SOR

InoBat Auto has today announced a landmark agreement with SOR, one of the largest producers of city and intercity-buses in Central Europe, with the intention to design, develop and supply batteries for a new urban, intercity and long-distance electric bus fleet.
External Company Press Release
Aggreko Partners with Argonne National Laboratory

Aggreko Partners with Argonne National Laboratory

Aggreko has delivered a smart battery storage system to Argonne National Laboratory. The solution will expand high power charging for electric vehicles at the organisation's Smart Energy Plaza near Chicago, Illinois, USA.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Manned Electric Aircraft Analysis

Manned Electric Aircraft Analysis

The global aviation sector, estimated to account for around 2 to 3 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, is under increasing pressure to decarbonize, but faces significant financial headwinds in the immediate term from the devastation wrought by COVID-19.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 27, 2021
Honda Targets 100% Electric Vehicle Sales

Honda Targets 100% Electric Vehicle Sales

Honda has announced key targets for sales of electrified vehicles in North America, with a plan to make battery-electric and fuel cell electric vehicles to represent 100% of its vehicle sales by 2040, progressing from sales of 40% by 2030 and 80% by 2035.
External Company Press Release
World-Leading Circular Solutions for Charging of Vehicles Inaugurated

World-Leading Circular Solutions for Charging of Vehicles Inaugurated

The solution at Essity has been developed through a collaboration between Volvo Cars, Essity, Stena Fastigheter and BatteryLoop, a company within Stena Recycling that is a leader in the reuse and recycling of batteries, primarily from the automotive industry.
External Company Press Release
XING Mobility, Castrol Advanced Immersion Cooled Battery Systems

XING Mobility, Castrol Advanced Immersion Cooled Battery Systems

XING Mobility and Castrol announced a partnership to further develop XING Mobility's immersion cooling battery technology, utilizing Castrol's advanced thermal management fluid to deliver unprecedented power and safety to the rapidly growing electric vehicle market.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
ChargedEVs: Adhesive and Insulation Highlights

ChargedEVs: Adhesive and Insulation Highlights

The ChargedEVs online conference presents many topics around the electric vehicle (EV) market. In the following article, we cover the presentations that focussed on adhesive and/or insulation materials for EV batteries, motors and electronics. In this article we cover the talks covered by the following companies: -3M -Axalta -DuPont -Elantas -Epoxies -Huntsman -Parker Lord
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
BEV Innovation Virtual Summit

BEV Innovation Virtual Summit

The BEV Innovation Virtual Summit covered specific technology-based talks from some of the key players in the electric vehicle market as well as more general talks around the future of manufacturing and market overview. In this article we cover the technology-related talks for electric vehicles covered by the following presenters: -MANN+HUMMEL -Shell -Dow -Protean
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 26, 2021
3 Types of Car That Have Prospered Despite COVID-19

3 Types of Car That Have Prospered Despite COVID-19

COVID-19 has had a drastic effect on the automotive industry. Despite these damning figures, there is a silver lining. This article looks at the 3 types of cars where sales saw an increase across most of the globe.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
New Focus on Fuel Cell Electric Aircraft

New Focus on Fuel Cell Electric Aircraft

Ten years ago, IDTechEx correctly predicted that fuel cell cars would be a failure. Fuel cells are more promising for aircraft compared to cars because aircraft, particularly eVTOL, have severe safety issues caused by cold, old or faulty batteries, the longer ranges being currently impossible.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 23, 2021
A $174 Billion EV Investment Would Transform the American Bus Market

A $174 Billion EV Investment Would Transform the American Bus Market

The deployment of zero-emission buses in the US has lacked the impetus of the electrification efforts seen in China and Europe, as discussed in IDTechEx's report "Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Buses 2021-2040". This is about to change.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 22, 2021
The Key Technologies for Winning the Fight Against Climate Change

The Key Technologies for Winning the Fight Against Climate Change

Each year, April 22nd marks Earth Day, a worldwide event that aims to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement. To mark Earth Day 2021, here are some of the technologies that IDTechEx believes will be instrumental in winning the fight against climate change.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Electric Aircraft Latest Company Achievements P to Z

Electric Aircraft Latest Company Achievements P to Z

Part two of IDTechEx's overview of the latest electric aircraft company achievements.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 29, 2021
Greener Alternative to Lithium in Brisbane Manufacturing Deal

Greener Alternative to Lithium in Brisbane Manufacturing Deal

Brisbane-based Graphene Manufacturing Group will manufacture battery prototypes for watches, phones, laptops, electric vehicles and grid storage under a research agreement with scientists from UQ's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 29, 2021
Toyota Subsidiary Woven Planet Acquires Lyft's Level 5 Division

Toyota Subsidiary Woven Planet Acquires Lyft's Level 5 Division

Woven Planet, a subsidiary of Toyota, has agreed to acquire Level 5, the self-driving division of Lyft, Inc. one of the largest ride-hailing companies in the world. This marks the first major deal for the newly established Woven Planet.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
New Hybrid Electric Aircraft

New Hybrid Electric Aircraft

Hybrid electric new aircraft are rare and programs to develop them promise up to three times the range of today's battery aircraft. However, many battery aircraft developers promise to match the launches of hybrid aircraft of various sizes with battery electric ones of similar range on the day.
External Company Press Release
InoBat Signs First Commercial Vehicle Partnership with SOR

InoBat Signs First Commercial Vehicle Partnership with SOR

InoBat Auto has today announced a landmark agreement with SOR, one of the largest producers of city and intercity-buses in Central Europe, with the intention to design, develop and supply batteries for a new urban, intercity and long-distance electric bus fleet.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Manned Electric Aircraft Analysis

Manned Electric Aircraft Analysis

The global aviation sector, estimated to account for around 2 to 3 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, is under increasing pressure to decarbonize, but faces significant financial headwinds in the immediate term from the devastation wrought by COVID-19.
External Company Press Release
World-Leading Circular Solutions for Charging of Vehicles Inaugurated

World-Leading Circular Solutions for Charging of Vehicles Inaugurated

The solution at Essity has been developed through a collaboration between Volvo Cars, Essity, Stena Fastigheter and BatteryLoop, a company within Stena Recycling that is a leader in the reuse and recycling of batteries, primarily from the automotive industry.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
ChargedEVs: Adhesive and Insulation Highlights

ChargedEVs: Adhesive and Insulation Highlights

The ChargedEVs online conference presents many topics around the electric vehicle (EV) market. In the following article, we cover the presentations that focussed on adhesive and/or insulation materials for EV batteries, motors and electronics. In this article we cover the talks covered by the following companies: -3M -Axalta -DuPont -Elantas -Epoxies -Huntsman -Parker Lord
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 26, 2021
3 Types of Car That Have Prospered Despite COVID-19

3 Types of Car That Have Prospered Despite COVID-19

COVID-19 has had a drastic effect on the automotive industry. Despite these damning figures, there is a silver lining. This article looks at the 3 types of cars where sales saw an increase across most of the globe.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 23, 2021
A $174 Billion EV Investment Would Transform the American Bus Market

A $174 Billion EV Investment Would Transform the American Bus Market

The deployment of zero-emission buses in the US has lacked the impetus of the electrification efforts seen in China and Europe, as discussed in IDTechEx's report "Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Buses 2021-2040". This is about to change.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Electric Aircraft Latest Company Achievements P to Z

Electric Aircraft Latest Company Achievements P to Z

Part two of IDTechEx's overview of the latest electric aircraft company achievements.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 29, 2021
UK Government Allows Self Driving Cars on Motorways

UK Government Allows Self Driving Cars on Motorways

Motorists could see self-driving vehicles on British roads for the first time later this year, the Department for Transport has announced today. Following a landmark call for evidence, the government has set out how vehicles fitted with Automated Lane Keeping System technology could legally be defined as self-driving, as long as they receive GB type approval and that there is no evidence to challenge the vehicle's ability to self-drive.
External Company Press Release
IRP Systems Announces $31M to Accelerate EV Powertrain Offerings

IRP Systems Announces $31M to Accelerate EV Powertrain Offerings

IRP Systems provides TrueDrive, a revolutionary electric powertrain that enables high performance and efficiency while reducing the weight, size and overall cost of the powertrain in electric vehicles of all sizes. Using IRP's cutting-edge electric motors and controllers, electric vehicle manufacturers can eliminate the industry's tradeoff between cost and performance.
External Company Press Release
Hino Motors and REE Automotive Sign Business Alliance Agreement

Hino Motors and REE Automotive Sign Business Alliance Agreement

Hino Motors Co Ltd today announced the signing of a strategic business alliance agreement to realize their shared vision of "providing new value to society through next-generation commercial mobility."
External Company Press Release
Aggreko Partners with Argonne National Laboratory

Aggreko Partners with Argonne National Laboratory

Aggreko has delivered a smart battery storage system to Argonne National Laboratory. The solution will expand high power charging for electric vehicles at the organisation's Smart Energy Plaza near Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 27, 2021
Honda Targets 100% Electric Vehicle Sales

Honda Targets 100% Electric Vehicle Sales

Honda has announced key targets for sales of electrified vehicles in North America, with a plan to make battery-electric and fuel cell electric vehicles to represent 100% of its vehicle sales by 2040, progressing from sales of 40% by 2030 and 80% by 2035.
External Company Press Release
XING Mobility, Castrol Advanced Immersion Cooled Battery Systems

XING Mobility, Castrol Advanced Immersion Cooled Battery Systems

XING Mobility and Castrol announced a partnership to further develop XING Mobility's immersion cooling battery technology, utilizing Castrol's advanced thermal management fluid to deliver unprecedented power and safety to the rapidly growing electric vehicle market.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
BEV Innovation Virtual Summit

BEV Innovation Virtual Summit

The BEV Innovation Virtual Summit covered specific technology-based talks from some of the key players in the electric vehicle market as well as more general talks around the future of manufacturing and market overview. In this article we cover the technology-related talks for electric vehicles covered by the following presenters: -MANN+HUMMEL -Shell -Dow -Protean
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
New Focus on Fuel Cell Electric Aircraft

New Focus on Fuel Cell Electric Aircraft

Ten years ago, IDTechEx correctly predicted that fuel cell cars would be a failure. Fuel cells are more promising for aircraft compared to cars because aircraft, particularly eVTOL, have severe safety issues caused by cold, old or faulty batteries, the longer ranges being currently impossible.
Electric Vehicles Research
Apr 22, 2021
The Key Technologies for Winning the Fight Against Climate Change

The Key Technologies for Winning the Fight Against Climate Change

Each year, April 22nd marks Earth Day, a worldwide event that aims to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement. To mark Earth Day 2021, here are some of the technologies that IDTechEx believes will be instrumental in winning the fight against climate change.
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