Volvo has big plans to go electric but, as Kermit the Frog so memorably sang, “it’s not easy being green.” The new C40 Recharge is an early step in the Swedish automaker’s aggressive roadmap to ditch internal combustion entirely by 2030, but its handsome four-door coupe styling wraps around some of the big underlying challenges that Volvo hopes time, patience, … Continue reading
Volvo has become the latest car giant to commit to making only electric vehicles. The Swedish automaker said on Tuesday that it plans to exclusively sell EVs by 2030. All petrol and diesel engines — including hybrids — will be phased out from its lineup by that date. “There is no long-term future for cars with an internal combustion engine,” said Henrick Green, Volvo’s chief technology officer. “We are firmly committed to becoming an electric-only car maker and the transition should happen by 2030.” The firm, owned by China’s Geely group, also announced that all its new EVs will only… This story continues at The Next Web
The Swedish automaker said it is phasing out the production of all cars with internal combustion engines — including hybrids
The global Near-Infrared Imaging Market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 3.9% from $285.39 million in 2019 to generate revenue of $434.72 million by 2030.Near-infrared imaging is a spectroscopic method that uses electromagnetic spectrum (from 780 nm to 2500 nm) for medical and physiological diagnostics, as well as research including blood sugar, pulse oximetry, functional neuroimaging, and sports medicine among others.There are other applications of infrared imaging in sectors such as pharmaceutical, atmospheric chemistry, combustion research and astronomy.Near infrared imaging or spectroscopy is a relatively better option than other methods as it provides higher resolution and cause no harm to the patient.Access Full Description of this report at:- Top Companies: Carl Zeiss AG, Danaher Corporation (Leica Microsystems), Hamamatsu Photonics K.K., Karl Storz SE & Co. KG, Li-Cor, Inc., Medtronic plc., PerkinElmer Inc., Quest Innovations B.V. (Quest Medical Imaging B.V.), Shimadzu Corporation and others.Globally, near infrared imaging market is segmented based on product, application, indication, end user, and region to provide a detailed assessment of the market.On the basis of product, the market is divided into near infrared fluorescence imaging systems and near infrared fluorescence & bioluminescence imaging systems.Based on indication, the market is segmented into cancer surgeries, cardiovascular surgeries, gastrointestinal surgeries, plastic/reconstructive surgeries, and others.Geographically, the near infrared imaging market size is analysed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and rest of the world (RoW).Request sample copy of this report at:- In 2019, North America held the lion share in near infrared imaging market size and is predicted to dominate the market throughout the forecast period owing to increasing number of surgical procedures performed in the region.
As we know, the internal combustion engine is approaching its twilight, but Japanese carmaker Nissan has other plans. In its recent press release, Nissan’s STARC engine concept (Strong, Tumble, and Appropriately Stretched Robust Ignition Channel) claims to achieve 50-percent thermal efficiency, a noticeable improvement over a regular gas engine’s 40-percent efficiency. “In pursuit of carbon neutrality across our product lifecycle … Continue reading
 The Global electric powertrain market size is anticipated to reach USD 604.74 billion by 2026 according to a new study published by Polaris Market Research.The report “Electric Powertrain Market Size, Share, & Trend Analysis Report By Product Type (Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Powertrain, Mild Hybrid Powertrain, Series Hybrid Powertrain, Parallel Hybrid Powertrain, Series-Parallel Hybrid Powertrain); By Vehicle Type (Light Vehicles, Cars, Light Trucks); By Regions, Segments & Forecast, 2019 – 2026” gives a detailed insight into current market dynamics and provides analysis on future market growth.Electric Powertrains are the recent trends in the automotive industry.Regulations in regard to Carbon dioxide emissions has been hauled up and redone in the U.S., China, and Japan and European constitutions.Furthermore, consumers are already burdened by the inflating prices of oil which is reason enough to graduate towardsRequest for sample copy of this report @ EV derives power from alternative source of energy such as battery in stark contrast to internal combustion vehicles that is driven by fossil fuels such as petrol or diesel.The EV powertrain includes the battery, electric motor and transmission which help generate power to drive the vehicle.The series hybrid powertrains are the least used in present industry scenario and in this type; it is designed with a single path for powering the wheels.
Factors of increasing the value of automotive PCBIn recent years, the trend of automobile electrification and electronics has become more and more obvious.As the backbone of electronic products, the importance of PCB manufacturing in the automotive supply chain is also increasing day by day.Compared with traditional fuel vehicles, the addition of charging, energy storage, power distribution and voltage conversion equipment for new energy vehicles will bring a large number of new application scenarios to PCBs.At the same time, although autonomous driving above L4 cannot be mass-produced in a short time, the gradual penetration of a variety of intelligent driving components will bring rapid development opportunities for the application of high-end high-frequency PCBs in automobiles.According to calculations by relevant departments, only in the powertrain and transmission fields, the value of PCBs on electric vehicles is as high as about RMB 800 per bicycle, which is 20 times the value of PCBs in this field of traditional vehicles.The new demand for electric vehicles mainly comes from powertrain related equipment-on-board chargers, battery management systems (BMS), voltage conversion systems (DC-DC, inverters, etc.)and other high-voltage and low-voltage devices.Factors of increasing automotive PCB productionA large number of high-voltage and high-power devices contained in new energy vehicles, such as IGBTs and MOSFETs, have high requirements for heat dissipation, which makes the layout of PCBs not too dense, which further increases the amount of PCBs for new energy vehicles.On each new energy vehicle, the total PCB board required for the above-mentioned equipment alone amounts to about 0.8 square meters.However, the total PCB required for a medium-level electronic fuel vehicle is only about 0.43 square meters.In the internal combustion engine and traditional system of traditional fuel vehicles, the amount of PCB used is very small, only about 0.04 square meters in total, which has greatly increased the output of automotive PCB.According to calculations by relevant departments, the PCB consumption of new energy vehicles equipped with millimeter-wave radar and large central control screens will reach 1.24 square meters, worth 1281 yuan, which is 3.6 times that of traditional fuel vehicles without the above configuration.Factors contributing to the considerable growth rate of China's pcb marketThe production and sales of China's new energy passenger vehicles will continue to grow rapidly in the next few years, and the CAGR is expected to be around 40% in 2018-2025.The domestic new energy passenger vehicle sales exceeded 1 million in 2018, and it is expected to exceed 2.5 million by 2020, and close to 12 million by 2025, with a market share of more than 40%.Major domestic PCB manufacturers have a relatively complete layout in the fields of automotive infotainment, lighting, powertrain and chassis (steering and braking).It is estimated that by 2025, the global automotive PCB market will reach 58.3 billion yuan, and China is expected to reach 40 billion yuan.
The world as people are familiar with couldn’t have been possible if advancements weren’t made in the forging sector.The car you ride, the office you work in and the occasional subway you take are some of the many examples of how forging as an industrial process is intertwined with the modern life most people around the globe take for granted.This post will shed some light into the forging process to get readers up to speed on forging and its many interesting facts.So What is Forging?The manufacturing process where metal sheets are pounded pressed or squeezed using immense pressure in a bid to create certain products is known as forging.What is the Role of Forging and What are Its Applications?As per historical records, forging has been the part and parcel of civilization since the Egyptians or even before them.In modern days, it is used to fabricate parts that boast impressive tensile strength, especially when compared to products manufactured using other metal processing techniques such as casting.Forging, specifically carbon steel forging, is the go-to process when one wants to fabricate parts that find applications in –AirplanesAutomobilesTractorsShipsOil drilling equipmentEnginesMissiles and more.What are the Various Types of Forging Process?There are plenty of variations when it comes to the standard forging process.The following are some of the most commonly used types -Impression Die ForgingOpen Die Forging andRolled Ring ForgingWhat Benefits does Forging offer Over Casting?Well, there are plenty.Some of them are enunciated in the sections below -Forged Parts are Stronger Compared to Cast PartsParts made using the casting method cannot even begin to show the structural integrity needed to remain operationally intact when subjected to rapid changes in working temperatures.That is not the case with forged parts.This is the reason why internal combustion engine blocks, pistons, brake calipers and the likes are made using the forging process such as stainless steel forging instead of the casting process.Forged Parts Come with Fewer Structural DefectsParts made using casting process do not come with the molecular structure or the grain flow needed in a part that allows the same to remain structurally intact when subjected to stress or strain.Forged parts, on the other hand, comes with the dendritic structures such as refined grain flow and molecular structure that allows the same to show impressive tensile strength, irrespective of the working conditions the part is being subjected to.Forged Parts are Reliable as well as Cost-efficientParts made using the casting process, as mentioned earlier comes with a lot of flaws.
These are the new style of boilers that provide great functionality and good value for money.They use less fuel and offer more than older style radiators.The newer units are also more environmentally friendly as they have minimal water usage and are water tight.Boilers in general burn more fuel than older style radiator boilers.This is good as it helps to reduce air pollution from the combustion of theBoilers Rothwell.In the old days, a boiler would also require electricity for starting but these days the boiler is capable of running on its own.When the required water is added, the person at the other end of the line presses the "Start" button to ignite the water and bring the desired steam pressure.Boilers can also be used to pre-heat and serve cold water in the homes.Boilers can also be used for domestic purposes.
Let us see the benefits of buying an EV.No tailpipe emissionThe first thing about an EV is the do not leave any carbon footprints.Unlike an internal combustion engine vehicle that burns the fuel to power the vehicle the electric vehicle uses a battery to power the electric motor to turn the wheel and using electricity to move a vehicle does not release any harmful gases from the exhaust.However, it indirectly contributes to environmental pollution as the electricity used to charge the batteries of an electric vehicle is produced from burning the coal in a thermal power plant, which releases harmful gases and heat in the environment, but these are comparatively very less than that from an IC engine vehicle.Low cost of maintenanceThere are many parts in an internal combustion engine-powered vehicle that has been eliminated from an all-electric vehicle.Such as manual-transmission, fuel tank, fuel pump, radiator, starter motor, etc.fewer parts mean less maintenance.An electric vehicle also not required any engine oil change or any filter change with very little to no maintenance for electronic motor and batteries and batteries of any EV last for years.Low operating costThe EVs run at less cost per kilometer than a fuel-powered vehicle.A small electric car like Mahindra E2O running cost is just 0.45 rupees per kilometer which is cheaper than any small petrol or diesel car.In many countries, a part of electrical power is generated from natural and less-emissions sources like natural gas and zero-emission sources like wind, water, solar, and nuclear power.In many countries, a part of electrical power is generated from natural and less-emissions sources like natural gas and zero-emission sources like wind, water, solar, and nuclear power.
NASA has begun the next stage of testing for its all-electric plane, with the X-57 Maxwell another step closer to setting a potential blueprint for zero-emissions aircraft in the future. Designed to demonstrate how commuter aircraft could switch from traditional combustion engines to electric motors instead, the final X-57 Maxwell design is expected to feature 14 propellers. That’ll include 12 … Continue reading
Subsequent attempts don't make it easy to shrink on smoking.The addiction never comes to an end since nicotine is a profoundly addictive component.However, smart people have innovated a less harmful alternative for smoking which is e-cigarettes or vape juice.Let us know some of the reasons making vaping is less damaging than smoking.Why is vaping less harmful than smoking?Limited chemical consumptionCigarettes comprise nicotine, hydrogen cyanide, lead, tar, and other chemical elements that too in the high proportion which is dangerous to the lungs and brains while E-juice contains propylene glycol and glycerin, nicotine, and flavorings and other few chemicals in less proportion resulting in less destructive to your body.So, even a non-smoker can opt for e juice if he/she is just vaping for the sake of pleasure.No Oxidation rules During smoking, the chemicals burn out and produce a heap of smoke that holds toxic chemicals and cancer compound which directly hits your lungs while in vape juices, there is no combustion of chemicals rather the liquid inside the e-cigarettes just heats up to form vapors which then get inhaled by the vapers.Lychee e- juice flavors are best for 0mg nicotine level.Dwarfish psychical issue Nicotine produces dopamine, a chemical that supplies short-term relaxation to the mind of smokers.
The short-term impact of COVID-19 in the automotive sector has led to shutting down of assembly plants in the United States (US), manufacturing interruptions across Europe and ceased export of Chinese components.However, the pandemic outbreak has led to higher demand for bacteria and virus protection in passenger cars and various other vehicle segments.In addition, OEMs along with tier 1 manufacturers are working on developing products that help sterilize the air inside vehicles, which can mean better growth prospects for the air filer for automotive market in the following years.Get Sample Report [email protected]:// Boosters and Main ChallengesAir filters are mandatory in all types of automotive internal combustion engines for maintaining a steady inflow of clean air within the cylinders.Air is cleaned by these products before passing to the cylinders, thus preventing grit, dust, dirt, and other debris from leading to damage.These benefits boost the demand for air filters in the automotive industry.The mounting demand for air filters in the automotive industry on account of strict government regulations pertaining to vehicle emissions can be one of the prime growth boosters in the global market.The growth of HCV air filters has been outstanding in recent years, on account of the technical innovations in the air filtration technology, the increasing need to prevent frequent maintenance issues of engines, and rising sales of legacy vehicles.
The global internal combustion engine (ICE) market demand is projected to touch 229,439 thousand units by the end of 2025.The market is anticipated to ascend at a CAGR of 4.9% over the forecast duration, 2018 to 2025.Growing focus on fuel efficiency has resulted in turbo charging and downsizing of engines, which, in turn, is augmenting the market growth.Further, the introduction of advanced models such as homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI) is anticipated to bolster the demand for ICE vehicles in the near future.Electric vehicles have witnessed significant growth over the past few years.Further, different countries such as India, U.K, Netherlands and others are planning to impose a ban on the sales of IC engine vehicles by 2025.
Market Overview:Aromatic ketone polymers are high-performance thermoplastic polymers due to properties such as compatibility with harsh temperature, processability, corrosion resistance, and excellent combustion resistance property among others.Rising demand for semiconductors, displays, and other electronic devices is propelling the market growth.Usage of advanced technology and high-quality products coupled with rising disposable income is fuelling the demand for the product in the North American and European region.For instance, Evonik Industries under the brand RESOMER is widely used for medical implants.Also, it has developed PEEK powder under the brand VESTAKEEP, which is used for tribological coatings.Growing use of PEEK in aerospace and automotive industry due to corrosion resistance, high temperature resistance and light weight is expected to drive the market growth.Market SegmentationThe global aromatic ketone polymers market has been segmented on the basis of product, application, and region.Based on the type, the market is divided into pol yether ether ketone (PEEK), poly ether ketone ketone (PEKK), and poly ether ketone (PEK).On the basis of the application, the market is segmented into electronics, automotive, aerospace, medical, and others.
The global thermal spray coatings market is segmented by the coating material, heat source, process, end-use industry, and region.On the basis of the coating material, the global thermal spray coatings market is segmented into ceramic, carbide, metal & alloys, polymer, and cermet.The metal & alloys coating materials accounted to hold the major market share of the global thermal spray coatings market undercoating material category owing to wide acceptance in different applications such as protecting large steel structures of buildings & bridges, automotive components, healthcare components, and other industrial components.On the basis of the heat source, the global thermal spray coatings market is segmented into combustion flame and electrical energy.On the basis of the process, the global thermal spray coatings market is segmented into cold spray, flame spray, plasma spray, high-velocity oxy-fuel, electric arc spray, and others.Electric arc spray accounted to be the most commonly used process of thermal spray coatings in 2017 on account of its cost-effective nature in different end-use industries.
Tech giant features such as rubber-tired wheels, signaling system, communication system, power distribution system, stations, exclusive tracks, platform doors and low maintenance are the factor which anticipated to shape up the global automated people mover market during the forecast period.Thus, automated people mover is nearly 80 to 90% more ecofriendly in comparison to bus and other passenger transportation system in which internal combustion engine used.Moreover, increasing passenger density across the globe is one of the prominent factor which could ramp up the global automated people mover market throughout the forecast period.On the flip side, stringent government regulation pertaining to automated people mover’s design & capacity and fluctuating raw material price such as steel, aluminum alloys may decay the growth of the global automated people mover market during the forecast period.Request a Sample of this Report @ People Mover Market: SegmentationThe global Automated People Mover market can segmented on the basis of System Type:MonorailDuo railAutomated guide way transit or maglevOthersThe global Automated People Mover market can be segmented on the basis of Application:AirportsUrban transitAmusement parksShopping or commercial centerOthersAutomated People Mover Market: Regional OutlookWestern Europe is projected to be dominate in the global automated people mover market owing to increasing per capita passenger density across the region.Middle East & Africa is projected to grow with relatively sluggish growth rate owing to lack of rail infrastructure and unfavourable climate condition to manufacturing of automated people mover, over the forecast period.Get Full Report Now @ Of ContentExecutive Summary    1.1.TrendsAutomated People Mover Market: Key ParticipantLeading players for the global Automatic Train Protection signalling Market are following:Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.BombardierAnsaldo STSTPI CompositesStruktonDoppelmayr Cable Car GmbH & Co KGLEITNER AGChance Rides, Inc.Parry People Movers Ltd.POMAThe research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the market and contains thoughtful insights, facts, historical data, and statistically supported and industry-validated market data.The research report provides analysis and information according to market segments such as geographies, application, and industry.The report covers exhaust analysis on:Market SegmentsMarket DynamicsMarket SizeSupply & DemandCurrent Trends/Issues/ChallengesCompetition & Companies involvedTechnologyValue ChainRegional analysis includes:North America (U.S., Canada)Latin America (Mexico.
Automotive Heat Shield MarketAccording to Market Research Future (MRFR), The global automotive heat shield market is expected to expand with a CAGR of 8.6% from 2018 to 2023 (forecast period).The report includes a COVID-19 analysis of the global automotive heat shield market.It offers a detailed overview of market segments, emerging trends, growth, market forecasts, and challenges for evaluating current market opportunities.The heat shield in the automotive sector is used to combat the excessive heat produced by the internal combustion engine.Competitive product pricing will impede the generation of revenue on the market and limit manufacturers to further innovation and new technology development.Automotive Heat Shield Market Segmentation:The global market for automotive heat shield has been segmented on the basis of type, material, solution, vehicle type, and region.On the basis of type, the global market for automotive heat shield has been segmented into exhaust & header wrap, turbo heat shields, thermal & heat shield sleeving, heat shield, and thermal barriers, spark plug boot heat shields, and exhaust heat shield insulation.On the basis of the solution, the global market for automotive heat shield has been segmented into rigid, flexible, shell, and integrated.
Not only will Oshkosh help the USPS go electric with battery-electric mail carrier trucks, but it also plans to include "fuel-efficient low-emission internal combustion engine vehicles" as part of the contract.
In 2020, more e-cars were sold in Norway than combustion engines. The government is relying on incentives such as free parking and use of the bus lane.