ADVANCED BATTERIES | BMW Forges Ahead with E-Mobility and Secures Long-Term Battery Needs. The BMW Group is forging ahead with electromobility and deepening its existing business relationships with battery cell manufacturers CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited) and Samsung SDI. For more information see the IDTechEx report on Electric Vehicles 2020-2030. The original CATL order volume of four billion euros announced in mid-2018 will now […]
BMW Targeting 600km Range for Electric i4
BMW will introduce the electric i4, their first purely electrically powered model for the premium mid-range in 2021.
Lithium ion battery design charges an electric vehicle in 10 minutes
Scientist have developed a lithium ion battery that charges at an elevated temperature to increase reaction rate but keeps the cell cool during discharge, showing the potential to add 200 miles of driving range to an electric car in 10 minutes.
Solar Cars at $15 billion – Just the Beginning
Solar vehicle bodywork has just progressed from curiosity to key enabling technology. “Solar Cars, Buses, Trucks, Trains 2020-2030” explains why and forecasts the next ten years with solar cars at $15 billion 2030 just a beginning.
Race for 1000 km Electric Vehicles
Range sells electric cars. In this article Dr Peter Harrop discusses the future of electric vehicles capable of 1000km range.
Uber, EVgo partner to expand ride-share electrification
EVgo has a national network of more than 1,200 DC fast chargers in 66 metropolitan markets, making it the largest public fast charging network. The company has already reached partnerships with GM’ Maven Gig and partners with retailers to expand.
PODCAST: Watt It Takes: The Startup Reshaping Mobility Planning With Data
In this edition of Watt It Takes: Laura Schewel of Streetlight Data talks about her unexpected path into becoming a founder.
Batteries: Unknowns and Certainties | IDTechEx Research Article
It is certain that lithium batteries will be dominant over the coming decade and their chemistry will change in pursuit of reduction in cost and flammability and to obtain greater energy density.
Six to seven times cheaper to power cars by renewables than oil: BNP Paribas
French bank’s calculations of the energy return on capital invested shows that oil is now in ‘relentless and irreversible decline’ for light-duty vehicles.
Who Is Winning the Electric Vehicle Race?
On this week’s Interchange podcast, we look at the latest EV activity from the world’s biggest automakers.
Michigan Approves Its First Utility EV Charging Infrastructure Pilot
Consumers Energy gets $10 million to incentivize the deployment of EV chargers.