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Three Reasons Why Electric Beats Diesel for Mini Excavators

Like many industries, the construction vehicle and machine industry is on the path to electrification. It has been one of the latecomers to the electrification game, with little happening from OEMs until after 2020. But this is changing, with more electric product announcements covering a wider selection of vehicle types under the construction banner.

Wed May 24, 2023 13:12
Lidar: The Key to Unlocking the Future of Autonomous Vehicles

As autonomous vehicles (AV) become increasingly attractive, one technology that is playing a crucial role in their development is lidar. Lidar, short for Light Detection and Ranging, is a remote sensing method that uses lasers to measure distances and create detailed 3D maps of the environment.

Mon May 22, 2023 11:30
Join Our Upcoming Webinar on EV Battery Materials

Thursday 8 June 2023 - The Future of Cell Chemistry and Pack Structure. An overview of materials used in battery cells and battery packs; Trends in cathode chemistry and anode materials; Battery pack designs: cell-to-pack and cell-to-body; The impact on thermal management and materials; Trends in other materials: composite/polymer enclosures, interconnects...

Tue May 16, 2023 14:50
Will Solid-State Batteries Eliminate the Need for EV Fire Protection?

Thermal runaway and the associated battery fires have proven to be a critical concern for customers, battery designers, and electric vehicle manufacturers. Many vehicles have experienced battery fires and hundreds of thousands have been recalled.

Fri May 12, 2023 15:07
Tesla's Trendsetting Semiconductor Move and Why You Should Care

Microcontrollers (also known as controllers, MCUs and other name variations) are the backbone on which modern vehicles are built. Regardless of whether a car is powered by petrol, diesel, electric, hydrogen, PDG, or anything else, its functionalities will be heavily dependent on controllers.

Thu May 11, 2023 14:50
EV Cell and Pack Material Innovation: Higher Energy and Lower Cost

Electric vehicles (EVs) generate material demands that are very different to those historically typical of combustion engine vehicle markets. With ongoing supply chain disruption and rapidly evolving battery technology, the materials that will be in demand over the coming years will vary significantly.

Wed May 10, 2023 14:38

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