China’s Electric Bus Market Dominance Driving Demand for Lithium-Iron-Phosphate Batteries

The demand for battery electric buses has skyrocketed in recent years. The number of electric buses delivered in Europe and the US increased by 75%...

/ September 3, 2019

The Lithium-Ion Battery Market

With the steadily increasing penetration rate of lithium-ion batteries in the transportation market, the energy storage market and the consumer electronics market, from 2017, the...

/ August 29, 2019

An Automotive Fairy Tale: The Sword of Simulation and the Quest to Cut Costs

Once upon a time there was a car company – let’s call it the Really Great Motor Company. The Really Great Motor Company was well,...

/ August 15, 2019

Double-Digit Growth Forecast for Warehouse Automation Market in 2019 and 2020 but Headwinds Exist for 2021

During the past few years, the warehouse automation market has been enjoying double-digit growth rates driven, in part, by the rise of e-commerce and omni-channel...

/ August 13, 2019

Predictive Maintenance in Motor Driven Systems

Maintenance of motor driven systems is undertaken daily, around the world, within plants, equipment and machinery. Where there are motor driven systems, there is a...

/ July 31, 2019

Order Fulfilment Mobile Robots Start to Deliver – more than 500,000 to be installed in next 5 years

The acquisition of Kiva Systems by Amazon and its subsequent dominance of online retailing through heavy adoption of robotics and automation has triggered two significant...

/ July 24, 2019

ITR Economics insight into the US Industrial and Manufacturing Sectors

In this guest post, Alex Chausovsky from ITR Economics provides insight into the US industrial and manufacturing sectors. Industrial Economy Outlook Industrial production in the...

/ July 23, 2019

Motor Drive Market: Three New Products and the Trends They Are Capitalizing On

The market for low voltage motor drives continued to grow in 2018. A bullish industrial sector, encroaching energy efficiency regulations, and the continued development of...

/ July 10, 2019

Off-Highway Vehicles Will Face Electrification Trend

To stay ahead of the curve, off-highway machine builders and vendors should set electrification plans in place now. As ever-stricter emissions standards come in around...

/ July 1, 2019