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Unlocking the value in second-life electric vehicle batteries

With global electric vehicle sales hitting 4 million this summer, increasing attention has been paid to the end-of-life issues of EV batteries. Recycling the batteries to recover the raw materials seems to be the default solution. However, after their first life as powertrain for electric cars, the batteries could still hold 70-80% of their initial…

Range Rover Sport self-drives Coventry Ring Road

A Range Rover Sport has completed the first ever self-driving lap of one of the UK’s most challenging road layouts. A prototype self-driving Range Rover Sport handled the complex Coventry Ring Road, successfully changing lanes, merging with traffic and exiting junctions at the speed limit of 40mph. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

A leader in EV motorbikes: ZeroMotorcycles

IDTechEx Chairman, Dr Peter Harrop, interviews Zero Motorcycles, a fully electric motorbike manufacturer. They discuss the companies history success and future targets. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Leading players in autonomous vehicle technology gather

Leading players in autonomous vehicle technology gather at Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing 2018. The Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing 2018 conference, part of IDTechEx Show! USA 2018 will take place on the 14th and 15th of November in Santa Clara, California. This conference will explore the synergies between Electric Vehicles and broader automotive trends…

More power for future electric vehicles

This coming November 14-15 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, leading players in the battery and energy storage industry will compete to capture the audience’s attention over what technology is set to dominate in the coming decade. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Graphene for vehicle parts

Graphene is a material used in coating, cell phones and even some sporting goods – and soon, will be used under the hood in Ford vehicles, a first in automotive. Ford, along with Eagle Industries and XG Sciences, has found a way to use a very small amount of graphene while achieving major property improvements…

Robotic revolution: why now? A hardware perspective

We have previously argued that everything in the world of robotics is changing. Indeed, we have shown that robots are increasingly becoming collaborative, mobile and intelligent, leaving their confines in factories to enter more aspects of industry and daily life. This trend will have profound long-term economical and societal consequences. Indeed, our report New Robotics…

Semcon automates production of eco-friendly fuel cells

Semcon expands the partnership with fuel cell company Powercell with a view to upscale the company’s production of fuel cells with automation and robots. Fuel cells powered by hydrogen produce electricity and heat with no emissions other than water. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

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