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High performance electric off-road motorbikes.

High performance electric off-road motorbikes.

Feb 20, 2018 Sweden
Electric Vehicles research reports on the KALK, an electric motocross bike with a top speed of 50 mph and a range of 50 miles.
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Why is new robotics becoming commercially viable now (part I)?

Why is new robotics becoming commercially viable now (part I)?

Feb 19, 2018 Worldwide
Everything in the world of robotics is changing: robots are becoming uncaged, mobile, collaborative and increasingly intelligent and dexterous, moving beyond their traditional strongholds to bring automation to previously inaccessible tasks.
Porsche and Audi develop joint architecture for electric vehicles

Porsche and Audi develop joint architecture for electric vehicles

Feb 19, 2018 Europe
The goal of the cooperation, which will create a pioneering architecture called the Premium Platform Electric, is to shape the mobility of tomorrow together and to put future electric vehicles on the market more quickly.
Southern hemisphere's largest electric car sharing scheme launches

Southern hemisphere's largest electric car sharing scheme launches

Feb 16, 2018 New Zealand
The largest 100 per cent electric car-sharing scheme in the Southern Hemisphere has been launched in New Zealand.
IDTechEx TV'Escape the earth' in this road worthy Flying Car

'Escape the earth' in this road worthy Flying Car

Feb 15, 2018
Terrafugia's mission is to create practical flying cars that enable a new dimension of personal freedom. Terrafugia (ter-ra-FOO-jee-ah) is derived from the Latin for "Escape the Earth".
Dubai trials autonomous pods

Dubai trials autonomous pods

Feb 15, 2018 United Arab Emirates
The Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai (RTA) has completed initial tests of the world's first autonomous pods. The autonomous electric vehicles are fitted with a battery that supports 3 hours of operation.
IDTechEx TVEhang flying taxi trial

Ehang flying taxi trial

Feb 14, 2018 China
EHANG has unveiled footage of the latest test flights of their self-flying passenger aircraft.
Drone light show breaks Guinness World Records

Drone light show breaks Guinness World Records

Feb 12, 2018 Korea
1,218 I drones made history for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 Opening Ceremony with the Winter Olympics' first-ever drone light show that also set a Guinness World Records title for the "most unmanned aerial vehicles airborne simultaneously."
Porsche doubles e-mobility investment

Porsche doubles e-mobility investment

Feb 9, 2018 United States
Porsche has been putting together an unprecedented future development plan: By 2022, the sports car manufacturer will invest more than six billion euros in e-mobility, focusing on both plug-in hybrids and purely electric vehicles.
Webinar Thursday 22 February - Electric Buses 2018-2038

Webinar Thursday 22 February - Electric Buses 2018-2038

Feb 9, 2018 Worldwide
IDTechEx will be holding a free webinar on Thursday 22 February titled Electric Buses 2018-2038.
Advanced aluminium alloys are set to take off

Advanced aluminium alloys are set to take off

Feb 8, 2018 Worldwide
Lightweight metals are forecast to enter a growth phase as both material maturity and market drivers become aligned. IDTechEx has released a new technical report on this topic, Lightweight Metals 2018-2028: Forecasts, Developments, Players, which provides extensive coverage of this field based on analyst-led primary research.