Hosted by IDTechEx
Electric Vehicles Research
Expert insight into global developments
LAND-SEA-AIR
HomeEventsReportsAdvertiseTVCareersAbout UsSign-up or LoginIDTechExTwitterFacebookLinkedInYoutubeRSSForward To Friend

Energy Storage

Electric Vehicles Research
China Tower can 'absorb' 2 million retired electric vehicle batteries

China Tower can 'absorb' 2 million retired electric vehicle batteries

Sep 27, 2018 China
The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China has recently announced the pilot program of recycling and second use of retired electric vehicle batteries in 17 major regions and cities. China Tower, the world's biggest operator of telecommunication towers, is included as the only company in the pilot program to develop key technologies, explore business models and help establish standards related to second-life batteries.
Electric Vehicles Research
Watermelons with ionic liquids rival batteries?

Watermelons with ionic liquids rival batteries?

Sep 26, 2018 Korea
Development of supercapacitors with high energy density and long cycle life using sustainable materials for next-generation applications is of paramount importance. The ongoing challenge is to elevate the energy density of supercapacitors on par with batteries, while upholding the power and cyclability.
Electric Vehicles Research
More torque for hydrogen-powered vehicles

More torque for hydrogen-powered vehicles

Sep 6, 2018 Worldwide
IDTechEx Research has just published a new report 'Fuel Cell Vehicles 2019-2029'. Fuel cells are commercially successful in stationary applications but commercially unsuccessful in vehicles, beyond a few thousand purchased for material handling vehicles, notably forklifts.
Electric Vehicles Research
Why the times are a changin' in marine electrification

Why the times are a changin' in marine electrification

Aug 17, 2018
The marine industry is at a turning point: vessel owners and operators are increasingly attracted to the value proposition of installing a battery system. Electrification is gaining momentum. Here's why.
Electric Vehicles Research
IDTechEx TVAerospace Material Advancements

Aerospace Material Advancements

Aug 13, 2018
IDTechEx Analyst, Dr Richard Collins gives a brief overview on the aerospace materials industry, covering composites, light weighting, metal alloys, nano-carbons and additive manufacturing.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nissan to sell electric battery business to Envision Group

Nissan to sell electric battery business to Envision Group

Aug 6, 2018 Japan
Nissan Motor Co. Ltd announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Envision Group for the sale of Nissan's electric battery operations and production facilities to Envision.
Electric Vehicles Research
Cummins and Johnson Matthey expand efforts in electrification

Cummins and Johnson Matthey expand efforts in electrification

Feb 21, 2018 United States, United Kingdom
Cummins Inc announced the acquisition of Johnson Matthey's UK automotive battery systems business, a subsidiary of Johnson Matthey that specializes in high-voltage automotive grade battery systems for electric and hybrid vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Device makes power conversion more efficient

Device makes power conversion more efficient

Dec 8, 2017 United States
New design could dramatically cut energy waste in electric vehicles, data centers, and the power grid.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
A report from UITP-Busworld 2017

A report from UITP-Busworld 2017

Nov 9, 2017 Worldwide
UITP-Busworld 2017 took place at Kortrijk Expo from the 23rd to the 25th October 2017. Running for over 40 years it is the worlds oldest and largest bus and coach exhibition. This year UITP and Busworld announced the first collaboration of their international bus conference in parallel to the Busworld exhibition. Analyst Aman Atak was there to learn about new developments and products, as well as attending the conference, in parallel, on the outlook of electric buses in China.
Electric Vehicles Research
New quantum dot solar cell world record

New quantum dot solar cell world record

Nov 7, 2017 United States
Researchers established a new world efficiency record for quantum dot solar cells, at 13.4 percent.
Electric Vehicles Research
Flash-charging connection technology powers electric buses

Flash-charging connection technology powers electric buses

Oct 27, 2017 France
ABB has won a $20 million order from Swiss bus manufacturer HESS to supply its flash-charging technology for 20 e-buses and related infrastructure for the French city of Nantes.