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Port of Tyne's All Electric Future

Port of Tyne's All Electric Future

UK Power Networks Services announced that it is undertaking detailed modelling and analysis of Port of Tyne's electricity network, which will enable the port to begin its journey to decarbonisation through electrification.
Electric Motors Research
Jan 15, 2021
GM Launches BrightDrop to Electrify Delivery of Goods and Services

GM Launches BrightDrop to Electrify Delivery of Goods and Services

General Motors has announced a new business, BrightDrop, which will offer an ecosystem of electric first-to-last-mile products, software and services to empower delivery and logistics companies to move goods more efficiently.
Electric Motors Research
Jan 8, 2021
Upcoming Webinar - Massive Opportunities for Electric Two-wheelers

Upcoming Webinar - Massive Opportunities for Electric Two-wheelers

Thursday 14 January 2021 - In this webinar, Senior Technology Analyst Luke Gear will discuss the history of the electric two-wheeler markets by region, why the global market is currently saturated, where the future opportunity is and give an overview of the battery technology trends, electric motor trends and more.
Electric Motors Research
Jan 8, 2021
Electric Vehicle Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

Electric Vehicle Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

IDTechEx currently have a number of electric vehicle related webinars available to watch on-demand. These include presentations on 2020 highlights; electric cars; electric boats and ships; thermal management; autonomous driving; and EV charging.
Electric Motors Research
Jan 7, 2021
Battery Electric Locomotive Pilot Test in California

Battery Electric Locomotive Pilot Test in California

BNSF Railway Company and Wabtec's exploration of the future potential of battery-electric locomotives crosses another significant milestone as they begin testing the technology in revenue service between Barstow and Stockton, California.
Electric Motors Research
Jan 4, 2021
These Pods Could Provide a Blueprint for Future Hydrogen Aircraft

These Pods Could Provide a Blueprint for Future Hydrogen Aircraft

It is unlike anything seen on today's runways: the "pod" configuration—one of several being conceptualised as part of ongoing R&D on the ZEROe concept aircraft—features a series of stand-alone propulsion systems based on hydrogen fuel cell technology. Today, Airbus is conducting studies to determine how scalable the "pod" configuration, among others, could be to large commercial aircraft.
External Company Press Release
Porsche Shows the Potential of Additive Manufacturing

Porsche Shows the Potential of Additive Manufacturing

Lighter, more rigid, more compact: Porsche has produced its first complete housing for an electric drive using 3D printing. The engine-gearbox unit produced using the additive laser fusion process passed all the quality and stress tests without any problems.
Electric Motors Research
Dec 10, 2020
IDTechEx Assesses 5 Significant Electric Vehicle Opportunities in 2021

IDTechEx Assesses 5 Significant Electric Vehicle Opportunities in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused 2020 to become the pivotal year as the automotive industry goes through a once in a hundred-year transformation.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Axial Flux Motors: Players & Applications

Axial Flux Motors: Players & Applications

The original invention of the electric motor by Faraday involved an axial flux permanent magnet motor, but ever since almost all permanent magnet traction motors have been radial flux. Now, the unique power & torque density advantages of axial flux, alongside more advanced manufacturing techniques, is leading them to make a comeback in certain electric vehicle markets.
Electric Motors Research
Dec 9, 2020
Aptera Reveals First Never Charge Solar Vehicle

Aptera Reveals First Never Charge Solar Vehicle

Aptera Motors has introduced the first solar electric vehicle that requires no charging for most daily use and boasts a range of up to 1,000 miles per full charge.
Electric Motors Research
Dec 4, 2020
Robot Shuttle $18 Billion Market Attracts Diversity

Robot Shuttle $18 Billion Market Attracts Diversity

Radically different robot shuttles are bringing big changes to cities.
Electric Motors Research
Dec 2, 2020
3D Printed Magnets Help Create More Efficient Electric Motors

3D Printed Magnets Help Create More Efficient Electric Motors

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is leading a European consortium 3DREMAG which is developing a new material suitable for 3D printing of permanent magnets, which can be utilised in electric and hybrid vehicle motors. The aim in the long run is to develop a fully 3D printable electric motor, one that would be approximately 30% lighter than today's motors.
External Company Press Release
Marelli to Open Production Facility for EV Drivetrains in Germany

Marelli to Open Production Facility for EV Drivetrains in Germany

Marelli, the leading global automotive supplier, headquartered in Saitama, Japan, will open a production facility for electric drivetrains in Cologne, Germany. Start of production is targeted for the first half of 2021.
Electric Motors Research
Nov 10, 2020
IDTechEx Have Released a New Report on Electric Truck Markets

IDTechEx Have Released a New Report on Electric Truck Markets

IDTechEx have released a new market research report on electric truck markets - analysis of the medium and heavy-duty BEV, PHEV & FCEV electric truck markets; detailed Covid-19 adjusted sales, battery demand and market value forecasts by region; Li-ion and electric motor technologies.
External Company Press Release
Saietta Secures Major UK Government Research Contract

Saietta Secures Major UK Government Research Contract

Oxfordshire based tech company Saietta has won a major grant, through the Advanced Propulsion Centre that will fast-track the first stage of the production process ramp-up for its innovative Axial Flux Traction electric motor.
Electric Motors Research
Nov 4, 2020
New Report on Electric, Hybrid & Fuel Cell Light Commercial Vehicles

New Report on Electric, Hybrid & Fuel Cell Light Commercial Vehicles

IDTechEx have released a new market research report on the topic of electric, hybrid & fuel cell light commercial vehicles. IDTechEx predicts that the global electric light commercial vehicle market to grow to $203 billion by 2041.
Electric Motors Research
Nov 2, 2020
Will Rare-Earths be Eliminated in Electric Vehicle Motors?

Will Rare-Earths be Eliminated in Electric Vehicle Motors?

Due to environmental and supply concerns, the volume demand share of several materials in electric motor magnets are likely to shift drastically.
External Company Press Release
Hexagon Announces 100% EV Initiative

Hexagon Announces 100% EV Initiative

Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division, has launched 100%EV, a strategic initiative to drive innovation in eMobility. In the wake of seventy-three countries announcing net-zero carbon targets by 2050, the automotive industry must now both meet legislative ambitions and develop winning models.
External Company Press Release
SK Innovation: Direction of "Battery for Next Generation"

SK Innovation: Direction of "Battery for Next Generation"

SK Innovation Declares Ambition to 'Lead the Efforts for Battery Safety, Charging Speed and Driving Range' - SK Innovation presented its direction of "Battery for Next Generation" at InterBattery 2020.
External Company Press Release
Honeywell To Provide Pipistrel With Advanced Flight Control Technology

Honeywell To Provide Pipistrel With Advanced Flight Control Technology

Honeywell To Provide Pipistrel With Advanced Flight Control Technology For Unmanned Cargo Aircraft. Honeywell's fly-by-wire system will be the "brains" of Pipistrel's Nuuva V300, providing the capability required for safe and efficient autonomous operation
External Company Press Release
Port of Tyne's All Electric Future

Port of Tyne's All Electric Future

UK Power Networks Services announced that it is undertaking detailed modelling and analysis of Port of Tyne's electricity network, which will enable the port to begin its journey to decarbonisation through electrification.
Electric Motors Research
Jan 8, 2021
Upcoming Webinar - Massive Opportunities for Electric Two-wheelers

Upcoming Webinar - Massive Opportunities for Electric Two-wheelers

Thursday 14 January 2021 - In this webinar, Senior Technology Analyst Luke Gear will discuss the history of the electric two-wheeler markets by region, why the global market is currently saturated, where the future opportunity is and give an overview of the battery technology trends, electric motor trends and more.
Electric Motors Research
Jan 7, 2021
Battery Electric Locomotive Pilot Test in California

Battery Electric Locomotive Pilot Test in California

BNSF Railway Company and Wabtec's exploration of the future potential of battery-electric locomotives crosses another significant milestone as they begin testing the technology in revenue service between Barstow and Stockton, California.
External Company Press Release
Porsche Shows the Potential of Additive Manufacturing

Porsche Shows the Potential of Additive Manufacturing

Lighter, more rigid, more compact: Porsche has produced its first complete housing for an electric drive using 3D printing. The engine-gearbox unit produced using the additive laser fusion process passed all the quality and stress tests without any problems.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Axial Flux Motors: Players & Applications

Axial Flux Motors: Players & Applications

The original invention of the electric motor by Faraday involved an axial flux permanent magnet motor, but ever since almost all permanent magnet traction motors have been radial flux. Now, the unique power & torque density advantages of axial flux, alongside more advanced manufacturing techniques, is leading them to make a comeback in certain electric vehicle markets.
Electric Motors Research
Dec 4, 2020
Robot Shuttle $18 Billion Market Attracts Diversity

Robot Shuttle $18 Billion Market Attracts Diversity

Radically different robot shuttles are bringing big changes to cities.
External Company Press Release
Marelli to Open Production Facility for EV Drivetrains in Germany

Marelli to Open Production Facility for EV Drivetrains in Germany

Marelli, the leading global automotive supplier, headquartered in Saitama, Japan, will open a production facility for electric drivetrains in Cologne, Germany. Start of production is targeted for the first half of 2021.
External Company Press Release
Saietta Secures Major UK Government Research Contract

Saietta Secures Major UK Government Research Contract

Oxfordshire based tech company Saietta has won a major grant, through the Advanced Propulsion Centre that will fast-track the first stage of the production process ramp-up for its innovative Axial Flux Traction electric motor.
Electric Motors Research
Nov 2, 2020
Will Rare-Earths be Eliminated in Electric Vehicle Motors?

Will Rare-Earths be Eliminated in Electric Vehicle Motors?

Due to environmental and supply concerns, the volume demand share of several materials in electric motor magnets are likely to shift drastically.
External Company Press Release
SK Innovation: Direction of "Battery for Next Generation"

SK Innovation: Direction of "Battery for Next Generation"

SK Innovation Declares Ambition to 'Lead the Efforts for Battery Safety, Charging Speed and Driving Range' - SK Innovation presented its direction of "Battery for Next Generation" at InterBattery 2020.
Electric Motors Research
Jan 15, 2021
GM Launches BrightDrop to Electrify Delivery of Goods and Services

GM Launches BrightDrop to Electrify Delivery of Goods and Services

General Motors has announced a new business, BrightDrop, which will offer an ecosystem of electric first-to-last-mile products, software and services to empower delivery and logistics companies to move goods more efficiently.
Electric Motors Research
Jan 8, 2021
Electric Vehicle Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

Electric Vehicle Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

IDTechEx currently have a number of electric vehicle related webinars available to watch on-demand. These include presentations on 2020 highlights; electric cars; electric boats and ships; thermal management; autonomous driving; and EV charging.
Electric Motors Research
Jan 4, 2021
These Pods Could Provide a Blueprint for Future Hydrogen Aircraft

These Pods Could Provide a Blueprint for Future Hydrogen Aircraft

It is unlike anything seen on today's runways: the "pod" configuration—one of several being conceptualised as part of ongoing R&D on the ZEROe concept aircraft—features a series of stand-alone propulsion systems based on hydrogen fuel cell technology. Today, Airbus is conducting studies to determine how scalable the "pod" configuration, among others, could be to large commercial aircraft.
Electric Motors Research
Dec 10, 2020
IDTechEx Assesses 5 Significant Electric Vehicle Opportunities in 2021

IDTechEx Assesses 5 Significant Electric Vehicle Opportunities in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused 2020 to become the pivotal year as the automotive industry goes through a once in a hundred-year transformation.
Electric Motors Research
Dec 9, 2020
Aptera Reveals First Never Charge Solar Vehicle

Aptera Reveals First Never Charge Solar Vehicle

Aptera Motors has introduced the first solar electric vehicle that requires no charging for most daily use and boasts a range of up to 1,000 miles per full charge.
Electric Motors Research
Dec 2, 2020
3D Printed Magnets Help Create More Efficient Electric Motors

3D Printed Magnets Help Create More Efficient Electric Motors

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is leading a European consortium 3DREMAG which is developing a new material suitable for 3D printing of permanent magnets, which can be utilised in electric and hybrid vehicle motors. The aim in the long run is to develop a fully 3D printable electric motor, one that would be approximately 30% lighter than today's motors.
Electric Motors Research
Nov 10, 2020
IDTechEx Have Released a New Report on Electric Truck Markets

IDTechEx Have Released a New Report on Electric Truck Markets

IDTechEx have released a new market research report on electric truck markets - analysis of the medium and heavy-duty BEV, PHEV & FCEV electric truck markets; detailed Covid-19 adjusted sales, battery demand and market value forecasts by region; Li-ion and electric motor technologies.
Electric Motors Research
Nov 4, 2020
New Report on Electric, Hybrid & Fuel Cell Light Commercial Vehicles

New Report on Electric, Hybrid & Fuel Cell Light Commercial Vehicles

IDTechEx have released a new market research report on the topic of electric, hybrid & fuel cell light commercial vehicles. IDTechEx predicts that the global electric light commercial vehicle market to grow to $203 billion by 2041.
External Company Press Release
Hexagon Announces 100% EV Initiative

Hexagon Announces 100% EV Initiative

Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division, has launched 100%EV, a strategic initiative to drive innovation in eMobility. In the wake of seventy-three countries announcing net-zero carbon targets by 2050, the automotive industry must now both meet legislative ambitions and develop winning models.
External Company Press Release
Honeywell To Provide Pipistrel With Advanced Flight Control Technology

Honeywell To Provide Pipistrel With Advanced Flight Control Technology

Honeywell To Provide Pipistrel With Advanced Flight Control Technology For Unmanned Cargo Aircraft. Honeywell's fly-by-wire system will be the "brains" of Pipistrel's Nuuva V300, providing the capability required for safe and efficient autonomous operation
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