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Royal Mail trials e-trikes

Royal Mail trials e-trikes

Royal Mail is conducting its first ever trial of zero-emission e-Trikes for letter and parcel deliveries later this month. The trial is an example of the Company's efforts to continue to reduce CO2 emissions associated with its operations.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 20, 2019
Two million zero emission miles

Two million zero emission miles

Zero emission transit buses powered by BAE Systems' battery electric drive systems and fuel cell electric drive systems have successfully driven more than two million miles in transit bus service.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 20, 2019
First commercial drone deliveries to vessels

First commercial drone deliveries to vessels

In partnership with Airbus, Wilhelmsen's shore-to-ship Singapore pilot project, marks the first deployment of drone technology in real-time port conditions, delivering a variety of small, time-critical items to working vessels at anchorage.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
A report from the 2nd Autonomous Driving Forum 2019

A report from the 2nd Autonomous Driving Forum 2019

IDTechEx analysts attended the 2nd Autonomous Driving Forum, which was held in the Optics Valley in Wuhan, China on 20-21 Feb. 2019.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 19, 2019
Airbus, Altran and Microsoft Open the IDTechEx Show!

Airbus, Altran and Microsoft Open the IDTechEx Show!

The IDTechEx Show! at the Estrel Convention Centre in Berlin, Germany on 10 - 11 April is the leading global event for product innovators and technology scouts. Opening the event will be two Cornerstone presentations that will cover exciting developments across these technologies.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 19, 2019
Peugeot launches eight new e-bikes equipped with in-frame batteries

Peugeot launches eight new e-bikes equipped with in-frame batteries

The new Peugeot Trekking and Road e-bikes are high-tech showcases for the PEUGEOT Cycles brand. The new range features the BOSCH PowerTube battery integrated into the frame.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 18, 2019
AI-controlled bus transit services in Japan

AI-controlled bus transit services in Japan

AI-controlled on demand bus is a new concept of public bus transit services. The AI generates routes automatically and in real time based on passenger requests submitted through smartphone apps. It uses deep learning to accumulate operational data on rider destinations and traffic conditions, enabling the buses to run more efficiently the more they are used.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 15, 2019
Next Electric Vehicles Get Ultra Lightweight Motors

Next Electric Vehicles Get Ultra Lightweight Motors

In electric aircraft, motor power-to-weight ratio is paramount for endurance, the main constraint on sales. You cannot lug ever more battery weight to get range. Indeed, better motors mean less battery in a land, water or air vehicle. The new IDTechEx Research report, "Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles: Land, Water, Air 2019-2029" explains the new emphasis on power-to-weight ratio with good efficiency.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 14, 2019
Porsche lays the foundations for continued growth

Porsche lays the foundations for continued growth

Porsche is investing more than 600 million euro to expand its factory in Leipzig, which will allow the company to set an important course for the future of its site in Saxony and the production of future models. The first car to benefit from extended factory premises will be the next generation of the Macan: As a purely electrically powered vehicle based on the "Premium Platform Electric" architecture, the new Macan will roll off the assembly line in Leipzig at the beginning of the next decade.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 14, 2019
Webinar Thursday 28 March 2019- Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles

Webinar Thursday 28 March 2019- Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles

IDTechEx is hosting a free webinar on Thursday 28 March 2019 titled Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles Land, Water, Air: $100+bn Market Emerging.
Press Release
Libertine and Productiv to collaborate on modular Smart Engines

Libertine and Productiv to collaborate on modular Smart Engines

The collaboration will focus on delivering electric vehicle and lab-based prototype power generator systems to showcase Libertine's modular Smart Engine packaging concept, and demonstrating the Smart Engine performance made possible by Libertine's linear e-machine and controls technologies.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 20, 2019
Two million zero emission miles

Two million zero emission miles

Zero emission transit buses powered by BAE Systems' battery electric drive systems and fuel cell electric drive systems have successfully driven more than two million miles in transit bus service.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
A report from the 2nd Autonomous Driving Forum 2019

A report from the 2nd Autonomous Driving Forum 2019

IDTechEx analysts attended the 2nd Autonomous Driving Forum, which was held in the Optics Valley in Wuhan, China on 20-21 Feb. 2019.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 19, 2019
Peugeot launches eight new e-bikes equipped with in-frame batteries

Peugeot launches eight new e-bikes equipped with in-frame batteries

The new Peugeot Trekking and Road e-bikes are high-tech showcases for the PEUGEOT Cycles brand. The new range features the BOSCH PowerTube battery integrated into the frame.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 15, 2019
Next Electric Vehicles Get Ultra Lightweight Motors

Next Electric Vehicles Get Ultra Lightweight Motors

In electric aircraft, motor power-to-weight ratio is paramount for endurance, the main constraint on sales. You cannot lug ever more battery weight to get range. Indeed, better motors mean less battery in a land, water or air vehicle. The new IDTechEx Research report, "Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles: Land, Water, Air 2019-2029" explains the new emphasis on power-to-weight ratio with good efficiency.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 14, 2019
Webinar Thursday 28 March 2019- Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles

Webinar Thursday 28 March 2019- Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles

IDTechEx is hosting a free webinar on Thursday 28 March 2019 titled Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles Land, Water, Air: $100+bn Market Emerging.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 20, 2019
First commercial drone deliveries to vessels

First commercial drone deliveries to vessels

In partnership with Airbus, Wilhelmsen's shore-to-ship Singapore pilot project, marks the first deployment of drone technology in real-time port conditions, delivering a variety of small, time-critical items to working vessels at anchorage.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 19, 2019
Airbus, Altran and Microsoft Open the IDTechEx Show!

Airbus, Altran and Microsoft Open the IDTechEx Show!

The IDTechEx Show! at the Estrel Convention Centre in Berlin, Germany on 10 - 11 April is the leading global event for product innovators and technology scouts. Opening the event will be two Cornerstone presentations that will cover exciting developments across these technologies.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 18, 2019
AI-controlled bus transit services in Japan

AI-controlled bus transit services in Japan

AI-controlled on demand bus is a new concept of public bus transit services. The AI generates routes automatically and in real time based on passenger requests submitted through smartphone apps. It uses deep learning to accumulate operational data on rider destinations and traffic conditions, enabling the buses to run more efficiently the more they are used.
Electric Vehicles Research
Mar 14, 2019
Porsche lays the foundations for continued growth

Porsche lays the foundations for continued growth

Porsche is investing more than 600 million euro to expand its factory in Leipzig, which will allow the company to set an important course for the future of its site in Saxony and the production of future models. The first car to benefit from extended factory premises will be the next generation of the Macan: As a purely electrically powered vehicle based on the "Premium Platform Electric" architecture, the new Macan will roll off the assembly line in Leipzig at the beginning of the next decade.
Press Release
Libertine and Productiv to collaborate on modular Smart Engines

Libertine and Productiv to collaborate on modular Smart Engines

The collaboration will focus on delivering electric vehicle and lab-based prototype power generator systems to showcase Libertine's modular Smart Engine packaging concept, and demonstrating the Smart Engine performance made possible by Libertine's linear e-machine and controls technologies.