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The new MINI Cooper SE, fully electric

The new MINI Cooper SE, fully electric

Electric Vehicles Research
Jul 17, 2019
Lotus Evija pure electric British hypercar

Lotus Evija pure electric British hypercar

The world's first fully electric British hypercar, the all-new Lotus Evija, has been revealed. It is the first hypercar from Lotus, and the company's first model with an electrified powertrain. It is the first completely new car to be launched under the stewardship of Geely.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jul 9, 2019
Testing the potential of solar batteries

Testing the potential of solar batteries

Sharp Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation to commence public road trials from late July 2019. The trials aim to assess the effectiveness of improvements in cruising range and fuel efficiency of electrified vehicles equipped with high-efficiency solar batteries.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jul 5, 2019
Volkswagen takes over leading position for electro-mobility in China

Volkswagen takes over leading position for electro-mobility in China

Volkswagen is striving for the lead in transforming the auto industry towards electric mobility in China. Volkswagen intends to offer 14 electrified models to Chinese customers this year. By 2028, more than half of the Group's planned 22 million electric cars will be produced in China.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 27, 2019
BMW Group steps up the pace of e-mobility expansion

BMW Group steps up the pace of e-mobility expansion

BMW will now achieve the total of 25 electrified models previously announced for 2025 two years earlier, in 2023. Thanks to flexible vehicle architectures for fully-electric, plug-in hybrid and combustion engine drive trains, the company is able to respond quickly to changing conditions. More than half of the 25 models will be fully electric.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 19, 2019
Ireland aims to ban sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030

Ireland aims to ban sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030

Ireland has published the Climate Action Plan, led by Minister Richard Bruton, to give Irish people a cleaner, safer and more sustainable future. The plan sets out over 180 actions, together with hundreds of sub-actions, that need to be taken to achieve 2030 targets for carbon emissions, and to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 18, 2019
Vera's first assignment: autonomous transport

Vera's first assignment: autonomous transport

Volvo Trucks' electric, connected and autonomous vehicle Vera will form part of an integrated solution to transport goods from a logistics centre to a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 17, 2019
Volvo Cars and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving

Volvo Cars and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving

Volvo Cars and Uber present a jointly developed production car capable of driving by itself, the next step in the strategic collaboration between both companies.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Electric Buses: Chinese Now Win Abroad

Electric Buses: Chinese Now Win Abroad

In the protected Chinese market all the over 400,000 pure electric buses in use are all made in China. The Europeans cannot complain. It is more than a coincidence that all the recent order for 900 pure electric buses in Paris went to French companies and we find a belief that 80% of bus business in Germany is a carve up between two German companies.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Electric Car Gloom Yet Forecasts Increased

Electric Car Gloom Yet Forecasts Increased

It is a bit surreal. There is far more negative press comment about pure electric cars than positive yet most analysts, including IDTechEx, have revised their forecasts upwards. In this article, you will find some of the forecasts of others expressed as the number in use.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jul 17, 2019
Lotus Evija pure electric British hypercar

Lotus Evija pure electric British hypercar

The world's first fully electric British hypercar, the all-new Lotus Evija, has been revealed. It is the first hypercar from Lotus, and the company's first model with an electrified powertrain. It is the first completely new car to be launched under the stewardship of Geely.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jul 5, 2019
Volkswagen takes over leading position for electro-mobility in China

Volkswagen takes over leading position for electro-mobility in China

Volkswagen is striving for the lead in transforming the auto industry towards electric mobility in China. Volkswagen intends to offer 14 electrified models to Chinese customers this year. By 2028, more than half of the Group's planned 22 million electric cars will be produced in China.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 19, 2019
Ireland aims to ban sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030

Ireland aims to ban sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030

Ireland has published the Climate Action Plan, led by Minister Richard Bruton, to give Irish people a cleaner, safer and more sustainable future. The plan sets out over 180 actions, together with hundreds of sub-actions, that need to be taken to achieve 2030 targets for carbon emissions, and to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 17, 2019
Volvo Cars and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving

Volvo Cars and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving

Volvo Cars and Uber present a jointly developed production car capable of driving by itself, the next step in the strategic collaboration between both companies.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Electric Car Gloom Yet Forecasts Increased

Electric Car Gloom Yet Forecasts Increased

It is a bit surreal. There is far more negative press comment about pure electric cars than positive yet most analysts, including IDTechEx, have revised their forecasts upwards. In this article, you will find some of the forecasts of others expressed as the number in use.
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