Hosted by IDTechEx

Electric vehicles

Lithium-Carbon Battery Technology Enables Ultra-Fast Charging

Lithium-Carbon Battery Technology Enables Ultra-Fast Charging

IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Will We See GaN HEMTs in Electric Vehicle Power Electronics Devices?

Will We See GaN HEMTs in Electric Vehicle Power Electronics Devices?

Silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) are the new kids on the block when it comes to semiconductor power devices. Comparatively, traditional silicon has limitations in high temperature and high voltage operation, limitations important to overcome in the continuous grind for ever greater vehicle range and performance. In electric vehicle power electronics, SiC MOSFETs currently have a much greater presence than GaN HEMTs - why?
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 24, 2021
GM Reveals All-New EV Motors to Power an All-Electric Future

GM Reveals All-New EV Motors to Power an All-Electric Future

General Motors President Mark Reuss has revealed GM's group of three all-new motors that will power its Ultium-based EVs. Designed by GM, the 180-kilowatt front-drive motor, 255-kW rear- and front-drive motor and 62-kW all-wheel drive assist motor are part of Ultium Drive. All three motors were calibrated in-house to ensure the highest level of performance in Ultium-based EVs. The motors were built as a scalable family, sharing design principles as well as similar tooling and manufacturing strategies.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Electric Vehicle Power Electronics: Players & Supply Chain

Electric Vehicle Power Electronics: Players & Supply Chain

In this article, IDTechEx explores the emerging links being forged throughout the electric vehicle power electronics supply chain, with insight into market leaders and supply for emerging silicon carbide devices.
External Company Press Release
Lyten Introduces Next Generation Lithium-Sulfur Battery for EVs

Lyten Introduces Next Generation Lithium-Sulfur Battery for EVs

Company's proprietary platform of advanced materials will enable a safer EV battery with higher gravimetric energy density than conventional lithium-ion and solid state technologies
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 23, 2021
EV Power Electronics: Driving Semiconductor Demand in a Chip Shortage

EV Power Electronics: Driving Semiconductor Demand in a Chip Shortage

Semiconductors are the lifeblood of the modern age. From your watch to a washing machine, everything these days seems to be 'smart', 'connected' and therefore enabled by semiconductors. Unsurprisingly then, a massive shortage of chips present 'across all categories', according to some industry executives, is having a profound impact.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 23, 2021
Airbus Reveals the Next Generation of CityAirbus

Airbus Reveals the Next Generation of CityAirbus

Airbus has announced plans for a new CityAirbus as the emerging Urban Air Mobility market begins to firm up. Ushering in the next generation of CityAirbus, the fully electric vehicle is equipped with fixed wings, a V-shaped tail, and eight electrically powered propellers as part of its uniquely designed distributed propulsion system. It is designed to carry up to four passengers in a zero emissions flight in multiple applications.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 23, 2021
EV Battery Packs Is the Major Application the Aerogel Industry Needed

EV Battery Packs Is the Major Application the Aerogel Industry Needed

Electric vehicle battery packs have increasing requirements concerning their thermal runaway mitigation strategy. Meanwhile, the aerogel industry is overly dependent on oil & gas and in need of diversification. Could this be the perfect match between a problem looking for a solution and a solution looking for a problem?
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 22, 2021
Long Range Electric Cars Cost Less

Long Range Electric Cars Cost Less

No one complained about gasoline cars going much further than you would ever drive. As people got used to them, it was realized that long-range means less hassle. With electric cars, the argument is even stronger. Long-range saves you money.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 22, 2021
World Energy Storage Day: Fixing Flaws in Li-ion Batteries

World Energy Storage Day: Fixing Flaws in Li-ion Batteries

Energy storage is a key enabler for the ongoing electrification of carbon-intensive sectors, namely the automotive and energy industries. Developments in energy storage are driven by the increased uptake of EVs and the balancing of renewable electricity grids to provide power during low solar and wind periods.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Will We See GaN HEMTs in Electric Vehicle Power Electronics Devices?

Will We See GaN HEMTs in Electric Vehicle Power Electronics Devices?

Silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) are the new kids on the block when it comes to semiconductor power devices. Comparatively, traditional silicon has limitations in high temperature and high voltage operation, limitations important to overcome in the continuous grind for ever greater vehicle range and performance. In electric vehicle power electronics, SiC MOSFETs currently have a much greater presence than GaN HEMTs - why?
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Electric Vehicle Power Electronics: Players & Supply Chain

Electric Vehicle Power Electronics: Players & Supply Chain

In this article, IDTechEx explores the emerging links being forged throughout the electric vehicle power electronics supply chain, with insight into market leaders and supply for emerging silicon carbide devices.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 23, 2021
EV Power Electronics: Driving Semiconductor Demand in a Chip Shortage

EV Power Electronics: Driving Semiconductor Demand in a Chip Shortage

Semiconductors are the lifeblood of the modern age. From your watch to a washing machine, everything these days seems to be 'smart', 'connected' and therefore enabled by semiconductors. Unsurprisingly then, a massive shortage of chips present 'across all categories', according to some industry executives, is having a profound impact.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 23, 2021
EV Battery Packs Is the Major Application the Aerogel Industry Needed

EV Battery Packs Is the Major Application the Aerogel Industry Needed

Electric vehicle battery packs have increasing requirements concerning their thermal runaway mitigation strategy. Meanwhile, the aerogel industry is overly dependent on oil & gas and in need of diversification. Could this be the perfect match between a problem looking for a solution and a solution looking for a problem?
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 22, 2021
World Energy Storage Day: Fixing Flaws in Li-ion Batteries

World Energy Storage Day: Fixing Flaws in Li-ion Batteries

Energy storage is a key enabler for the ongoing electrification of carbon-intensive sectors, namely the automotive and energy industries. Developments in energy storage are driven by the increased uptake of EVs and the balancing of renewable electricity grids to provide power during low solar and wind periods.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 24, 2021
GM Reveals All-New EV Motors to Power an All-Electric Future

GM Reveals All-New EV Motors to Power an All-Electric Future

General Motors President Mark Reuss has revealed GM's group of three all-new motors that will power its Ultium-based EVs. Designed by GM, the 180-kilowatt front-drive motor, 255-kW rear- and front-drive motor and 62-kW all-wheel drive assist motor are part of Ultium Drive. All three motors were calibrated in-house to ensure the highest level of performance in Ultium-based EVs. The motors were built as a scalable family, sharing design principles as well as similar tooling and manufacturing strategies.
External Company Press Release
Lyten Introduces Next Generation Lithium-Sulfur Battery for EVs

Lyten Introduces Next Generation Lithium-Sulfur Battery for EVs

Company's proprietary platform of advanced materials will enable a safer EV battery with higher gravimetric energy density than conventional lithium-ion and solid state technologies
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 23, 2021
Airbus Reveals the Next Generation of CityAirbus

Airbus Reveals the Next Generation of CityAirbus

Airbus has announced plans for a new CityAirbus as the emerging Urban Air Mobility market begins to firm up. Ushering in the next generation of CityAirbus, the fully electric vehicle is equipped with fixed wings, a V-shaped tail, and eight electrically powered propellers as part of its uniquely designed distributed propulsion system. It is designed to carry up to four passengers in a zero emissions flight in multiple applications.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 22, 2021
Long Range Electric Cars Cost Less

Long Range Electric Cars Cost Less

No one complained about gasoline cars going much further than you would ever drive. As people got used to them, it was realized that long-range means less hassle. With electric cars, the argument is even stronger. Long-range saves you money.
More IDTechEx Journals