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Electric Motors Research
Aug 18, 2022
Dodge Presents First Electrified Vehicle Model

Dodge Presents First Electrified Vehicle Model

Dodge is taking a step toward an electrified future, revealing the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT battery-electric vehicle. A new propulsion system drives the Charger Daytona SRT Concept with performance that exceeds the Dodge brand's famed SRT Hellcat engine, accompanied by an industry-first BEV exhaust sound.
Electric Motors Research
Aug 15, 2022
Switch Mobility and Chalo to Deliver 5000 Electric Buses to India

Switch Mobility and Chalo to Deliver 5000 Electric Buses to India

Switch Mobility Ltd. ('Switch'), the next-generation carbon neutral electric bus and light commercial vehicle company and Chalo, India's leading transport technology company, today announce that they have entered into a strategic collaboration for the deployment of 5,000 state-of-the-art electric buses across India.
Electric Motors Research
Aug 12, 2022
Baidu Granted China's First Permits for Commercial Driverless Taxis

Baidu Granted China's First Permits for Commercial Driverless Taxis

Baidu Inc has secured the first permits in China to offer commercial fully driverless robotaxi services to the public on open roads. Apollo Go, Baidu's autonomous ride-hailing service, is now authorized to collect fares for robotaxi rides - completely without human drivers in the car - in Chongqing and Wuhan, two of China's largest megacities.
External Company Press Release
Traction Inverter with Gallium Nitride Chip Technology a Success

Traction Inverter with Gallium Nitride Chip Technology a Success

hofer powertrain opts for the most future-proof chip technologies and develops new multilevel power electronics with VisIC Technologies' Gallium Nitride chip technology, D3GaN (Direct Drive D-Mode), capable of meeting the needs of modern drivetrains and breaking efficiency barriers.
Electric Motors Research
Aug 11, 2022
Mercedes Hypercar with Formula 1 Technology Goes Into Production

Mercedes Hypercar with Formula 1 Technology Goes Into Production

Only 275 units will be built in total, and job#1 of the exclusive production of the Mercedes‑AMG ONE hypercar has now begun. The first customer vehicles will be delivered in the second half of 2022. The Formula 1 based hybrid powertrain with a 1.6-litre V6 turbo engine and four electric motors is being built by the motorsport experts at Mercedes‑AMG High Performance Powertrains in Brixworth (England), who are also responsible for developing and producing the Power Units for the Mercedes‑AMG Petronas F1 racing cars.
External Company Press Release
ENSO Launches Pay-Per-Mile Tyre for Electric Taxis

ENSO Launches Pay-Per-Mile Tyre for Electric Taxis

London-based EV tyre manufacturer ENSO will launch its innovative Pay-Per-Mile Tyre this summer, in collaboration with digital fleet financing provider Zeti.
External Company Press Release
SEA Electric Brings Industry First to New Zealand Traffic Control

SEA Electric Brings Industry First to New Zealand Traffic Control

Global eMobility innovators SEA Electric and leading civil construction firm Demsey Wood have introduced New Zealand's first electric traffic safety vehicle, complete with a truck-mounted attenuator.
Electric Motors Research
Aug 4, 2022
Hyundai's XCIENT Fuel Cell Heavy-Duty Trucks to Hit German Roads

Hyundai's XCIENT Fuel Cell Heavy-Duty Trucks to Hit German Roads

Seven German companies in logistics, manufacturing and retail will put 27 XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks into fleet service with funding for eco-friendly commercial vehicles from Germany's Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport.
Electric Motors Research
Jul 26, 2022
Sono Motors Unveils Design of Solar Electric Passenger Car and Bus Kit

Sono Motors Unveils Design of Solar Electric Passenger Car and Bus Kit

Sono Motors, the company that is pioneering solar-powered mobility recently celebrated the debut of the world's first affordable solar electric vehicle, the Sion, in its production design, and the unveiling of its novel 'Solar Bus Kit', a scalable B2B retrofit solution that reduces fuel consumption and inner-city greenhouse gas emissions, thereby contributing to climate protection.
Electric Motors Research
Jul 21, 2022
Rolls-Royce and Hyundai Cooperate on Air Mobility

Rolls-Royce and Hyundai Cooperate on Air Mobility

Rolls-Royce and Hyundai Motor Group are to collaborate on bringing all-electric propulsion and hydrogen fuel cell technology to the Advanced Air Mobility market. The partnership will leverage Rolls-Royce's aviation and certification capabilities and Hyundai Motor Group's hydrogen fuel cell technologies and industrialisation capability.
External Company Press Release
Electric MOKE to Sell 100% of Shareholdings to EV Technology Group

Electric MOKE to Sell 100% of Shareholdings to EV Technology Group

MOKE International has agreed to sell up to 100% of its shareholdings to EV Technology Group, as it prepares for an exciting and expanding future as a fully electric global brand.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Event Report: Electric & Hybrid Marine 2022

Event Report: Electric & Hybrid Marine 2022

The Electric & Hybrid Marine conference is one of the largest conferences in the world dedicated to promoting low carbon technologies for the maritime sector. This IDTechEx premium article discusses conference highlights from analysts attending the event in person. Coverage includes hydrogen, alternative fuels, ammonia, solid-oxide fuel cells, the latest battery pack prices, hydrofoiling container ships, LTO battery applications, and more.
Electric Motors Research
Jul 14, 2022
Rolls-Royce Advances Hybrid-Electric Flight

Rolls-Royce Advances Hybrid-Electric Flight

Rolls-Royce announces the development of turbogenerator technology, which includes a new small engine designed for hybrid-electric applications. The system will be an on-board power source with scalable power offerings and will complement the Rolls-Royce Electrical propulsion portfolio, enabling extended range on sustainable aviation fuels and later as it comes available through hydrogen combustion.
External Company Press Release
Final Prototype Triumph TE-1 Project Testing Results Revealed

Final Prototype Triumph TE-1 Project Testing Results Revealed

The unique collaboration between Triumph Motorcycles, Williams Advanced Engineering, Integral Powertrain Ltd, and WMG, University of Warwick, funded by the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles through Innovate UK, was set up to create ground-breaking developments in specialist electric motorcycle engineering and innovative integrated technology design.
External Company Press Release
Peak Power Receives $765,000 From Canadian Govt to Deploy Chargers

Peak Power Receives $765,000 From Canadian Govt to Deploy Chargers

Peak Power has received a $765,000 investment through Natural Resources Canada's Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program to install 117 V1G chargers. The total cost of the project is valued at over $1.6 million.
Electric Motors Research
Jul 12, 2022
SCA's World-Unique Electric Timber Truck From Scania

SCA's World-Unique Electric Timber Truck From Scania

To further strengthen the sustainable value chain, SCA has, together with Scania, developed the world's first electric timber truck with a capacity of 80 tonnes. SCA's goal is to make the entire value chain fossil-free.
Electric Motors Research
Jul 7, 2022
MAHLE Claims the Most Durable Electric Motor

MAHLE Claims the Most Durable Electric Motor

The automotive supplier MAHLE claims to have developed the most durable electric motor available. The traction motor, which is unique on the market, can run indefinitely with high performance. A new cooling concept makes this technological leap possible.
Electric Motors Research
Jul 5, 2022
Volvo to Build Electric Cars at a New Plant in Slovakia

Volvo to Build Electric Cars at a New Plant in Slovakia

Volvo Cars will establish a third manufacturing plant in Europe, positioning the company well to meet the continued demand from its customers for electric cars and capture future growth potential. The new state-of-the-art plant will be climate neutral and build only electric cars, underpinning the company's ambition to become fully electric by 2030 and climate neutral by 2040, and to continue expanding its global production capacity to match its growth ambitions.
Electric Motors Research
Jul 1, 2022
Mercedes-Benz Car Production Network for New Electric Portfolio

Mercedes-Benz Car Production Network for New Electric Portfolio

Mercedes-Benz is aligning its global production network to manufacture its reshaped product portfolio focused on luxury electric vehicles as the car brand prepares to go all electric by the end of the decade - wherever market conditions allow. The future product portfolio will focus on three categories: Top End Luxury, Core Luxury and Entry Luxury.
Electric Motors Research
Jun 30, 2022
Autonomous Vehicle Gets Approval to Operate on US Public Road

Autonomous Vehicle Gets Approval to Operate on US Public Road

With this approval, Einride will conduct a public road pilot. The autonomous and electric Einride Pod's design does not leave room for a driver on board and is instead remotely monitored by a Remote Pod Operator, marking this pilot as an industry first for this new type of vehicle.
Electric Motors Research
Aug 18, 2022
Dodge Presents First Electrified Vehicle Model

Dodge Presents First Electrified Vehicle Model

Dodge is taking a step toward an electrified future, revealing the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT battery-electric vehicle. A new propulsion system drives the Charger Daytona SRT Concept with performance that exceeds the Dodge brand's famed SRT Hellcat engine, accompanied by an industry-first BEV exhaust sound.
Electric Motors Research
Aug 12, 2022
Baidu Granted China's First Permits for Commercial Driverless Taxis

Baidu Granted China's First Permits for Commercial Driverless Taxis

Baidu Inc has secured the first permits in China to offer commercial fully driverless robotaxi services to the public on open roads. Apollo Go, Baidu's autonomous ride-hailing service, is now authorized to collect fares for robotaxi rides - completely without human drivers in the car - in Chongqing and Wuhan, two of China's largest megacities.
Electric Motors Research
Aug 11, 2022
Mercedes Hypercar with Formula 1 Technology Goes Into Production

Mercedes Hypercar with Formula 1 Technology Goes Into Production

Only 275 units will be built in total, and job#1 of the exclusive production of the Mercedes‑AMG ONE hypercar has now begun. The first customer vehicles will be delivered in the second half of 2022. The Formula 1 based hybrid powertrain with a 1.6-litre V6 turbo engine and four electric motors is being built by the motorsport experts at Mercedes‑AMG High Performance Powertrains in Brixworth (England), who are also responsible for developing and producing the Power Units for the Mercedes‑AMG Petronas F1 racing cars.
External Company Press Release
SEA Electric Brings Industry First to New Zealand Traffic Control

SEA Electric Brings Industry First to New Zealand Traffic Control

Global eMobility innovators SEA Electric and leading civil construction firm Demsey Wood have introduced New Zealand's first electric traffic safety vehicle, complete with a truck-mounted attenuator.
Electric Motors Research
Jul 26, 2022
Sono Motors Unveils Design of Solar Electric Passenger Car and Bus Kit

Sono Motors Unveils Design of Solar Electric Passenger Car and Bus Kit

Sono Motors, the company that is pioneering solar-powered mobility recently celebrated the debut of the world's first affordable solar electric vehicle, the Sion, in its production design, and the unveiling of its novel 'Solar Bus Kit', a scalable B2B retrofit solution that reduces fuel consumption and inner-city greenhouse gas emissions, thereby contributing to climate protection.
External Company Press Release
Electric MOKE to Sell 100% of Shareholdings to EV Technology Group

Electric MOKE to Sell 100% of Shareholdings to EV Technology Group

MOKE International has agreed to sell up to 100% of its shareholdings to EV Technology Group, as it prepares for an exciting and expanding future as a fully electric global brand.
Electric Motors Research
Jul 14, 2022
Rolls-Royce Advances Hybrid-Electric Flight

Rolls-Royce Advances Hybrid-Electric Flight

Rolls-Royce announces the development of turbogenerator technology, which includes a new small engine designed for hybrid-electric applications. The system will be an on-board power source with scalable power offerings and will complement the Rolls-Royce Electrical propulsion portfolio, enabling extended range on sustainable aviation fuels and later as it comes available through hydrogen combustion.
External Company Press Release
Peak Power Receives $765,000 From Canadian Govt to Deploy Chargers

Peak Power Receives $765,000 From Canadian Govt to Deploy Chargers

Peak Power has received a $765,000 investment through Natural Resources Canada's Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program to install 117 V1G chargers. The total cost of the project is valued at over $1.6 million.
Electric Motors Research
Jul 7, 2022
MAHLE Claims the Most Durable Electric Motor

MAHLE Claims the Most Durable Electric Motor

The automotive supplier MAHLE claims to have developed the most durable electric motor available. The traction motor, which is unique on the market, can run indefinitely with high performance. A new cooling concept makes this technological leap possible.
Electric Motors Research
Jul 1, 2022
Mercedes-Benz Car Production Network for New Electric Portfolio

Mercedes-Benz Car Production Network for New Electric Portfolio

Mercedes-Benz is aligning its global production network to manufacture its reshaped product portfolio focused on luxury electric vehicles as the car brand prepares to go all electric by the end of the decade - wherever market conditions allow. The future product portfolio will focus on three categories: Top End Luxury, Core Luxury and Entry Luxury.
Electric Motors Research
Aug 15, 2022
Switch Mobility and Chalo to Deliver 5000 Electric Buses to India

Switch Mobility and Chalo to Deliver 5000 Electric Buses to India

Switch Mobility Ltd. ('Switch'), the next-generation carbon neutral electric bus and light commercial vehicle company and Chalo, India's leading transport technology company, today announce that they have entered into a strategic collaboration for the deployment of 5,000 state-of-the-art electric buses across India.
External Company Press Release
Traction Inverter with Gallium Nitride Chip Technology a Success

Traction Inverter with Gallium Nitride Chip Technology a Success

hofer powertrain opts for the most future-proof chip technologies and develops new multilevel power electronics with VisIC Technologies' Gallium Nitride chip technology, D3GaN (Direct Drive D-Mode), capable of meeting the needs of modern drivetrains and breaking efficiency barriers.
External Company Press Release
ENSO Launches Pay-Per-Mile Tyre for Electric Taxis

ENSO Launches Pay-Per-Mile Tyre for Electric Taxis

London-based EV tyre manufacturer ENSO will launch its innovative Pay-Per-Mile Tyre this summer, in collaboration with digital fleet financing provider Zeti.
Electric Motors Research
Aug 4, 2022
Hyundai's XCIENT Fuel Cell Heavy-Duty Trucks to Hit German Roads

Hyundai's XCIENT Fuel Cell Heavy-Duty Trucks to Hit German Roads

Seven German companies in logistics, manufacturing and retail will put 27 XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks into fleet service with funding for eco-friendly commercial vehicles from Germany's Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport.
Electric Motors Research
Jul 21, 2022
Rolls-Royce and Hyundai Cooperate on Air Mobility

Rolls-Royce and Hyundai Cooperate on Air Mobility

Rolls-Royce and Hyundai Motor Group are to collaborate on bringing all-electric propulsion and hydrogen fuel cell technology to the Advanced Air Mobility market. The partnership will leverage Rolls-Royce's aviation and certification capabilities and Hyundai Motor Group's hydrogen fuel cell technologies and industrialisation capability.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Event Report: Electric & Hybrid Marine 2022

Event Report: Electric & Hybrid Marine 2022

The Electric & Hybrid Marine conference is one of the largest conferences in the world dedicated to promoting low carbon technologies for the maritime sector. This IDTechEx premium article discusses conference highlights from analysts attending the event in person. Coverage includes hydrogen, alternative fuels, ammonia, solid-oxide fuel cells, the latest battery pack prices, hydrofoiling container ships, LTO battery applications, and more.
External Company Press Release
Final Prototype Triumph TE-1 Project Testing Results Revealed

Final Prototype Triumph TE-1 Project Testing Results Revealed

The unique collaboration between Triumph Motorcycles, Williams Advanced Engineering, Integral Powertrain Ltd, and WMG, University of Warwick, funded by the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles through Innovate UK, was set up to create ground-breaking developments in specialist electric motorcycle engineering and innovative integrated technology design.
Electric Motors Research
Jul 12, 2022
SCA's World-Unique Electric Timber Truck From Scania

SCA's World-Unique Electric Timber Truck From Scania

To further strengthen the sustainable value chain, SCA has, together with Scania, developed the world's first electric timber truck with a capacity of 80 tonnes. SCA's goal is to make the entire value chain fossil-free.
Electric Motors Research
Jul 5, 2022
Volvo to Build Electric Cars at a New Plant in Slovakia

Volvo to Build Electric Cars at a New Plant in Slovakia

Volvo Cars will establish a third manufacturing plant in Europe, positioning the company well to meet the continued demand from its customers for electric cars and capture future growth potential. The new state-of-the-art plant will be climate neutral and build only electric cars, underpinning the company's ambition to become fully electric by 2030 and climate neutral by 2040, and to continue expanding its global production capacity to match its growth ambitions.
Electric Motors Research
Jun 30, 2022
Autonomous Vehicle Gets Approval to Operate on US Public Road

Autonomous Vehicle Gets Approval to Operate on US Public Road

With this approval, Einride will conduct a public road pilot. The autonomous and electric Einride Pod's design does not leave room for a driver on board and is instead remotely monitored by a Remote Pod Operator, marking this pilot as an industry first for this new type of vehicle.
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