Automotive

Infineon: 1st supplier of magnetic angle sensors to achieve the highest automotive functional safety grade with only one sensor chip

Infineon Technologies AG is launching its first magnetic sensors based on TMR technology. This makes the company the world’s first sensor manufacturer to offer magnetic sensors based on all four magnetic technologies: HALL, GMR, AMR and TMR. Infineon will present the new XENSIV TLE5501 angle sensor family at the Sensor+Test …

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Melexis announces integrated solution for automotive actuation applications

Melexis, a global microelectronics engineering company, announces a new integrated sense and brushed motor drive solution that is primarily intended for automotive automation applications such as seat movement, window lift and sun roofs. The two-IC solution has the ability to integrate sensing directly into the drive electronics, thereby simplifying and …

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Automotive – leading the way in the adoption of digital technology

The automotive industry is undergoing a dramatic transformation. By 2025, it is reckoned that a quarter of all cars worldwide will be electrically powered. On top of that, manufacturers and suppliers are currently responding to increasing demands for “next-generation” technologies including autonomous and connected vehicles, as well as developing completely …

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ams announces automotive-grade sensor IC for shifter position detection in hybrid, battery-powered and conventional vehicles

ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, has released the AS5200L, a dual-die magnetic rotary position sensor with an I2C interface that enables the development of new space-saving designs in safety-critical automotive applications. The AEC-Q100 grade 1 qualified AS5200L joins ams’ extensive portfolio of magnetic position sensors, …

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Rethinking electric vehicle component design

As sales of electric vehicles rise and companies begin to capitalise on the increased adoption of the technology, power quality specialist REO UK is urging the industry to consider the three areas of concern: component design, charging infrastructure and battery technology. As part of its call-to-action, the company has released …

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Renault’s EV mission: what could their recent €1bn pledge mean for the industry?

Car manufacturer Renault is a brand met with a warm reception in countless households across the globe, not least because of their affordable, reliable models. While this may be debatable within the industry, one thing that is certainly not debatable is the dedication that the brand has been putting into …

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Marvell debuts industry’s first 802.11ax concurrent dual Wi-Fi built for next-generation connected vehicles

Marvell, a leader in storage, networking, and connectivity semiconductor solutions has introduced the industry’s first high-efficiency wireless 802.11ax solution with 2×2 plus 2×2 concurrent dual Wi-Fi, dual-mode Bluetooth 5/Bluetooth Low Energy and 802.11p for connected vehicles. The new 88Q9098 combo solution enables gigabit-level performance, superior reliability, and enhanced security for the …

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GCF announces certification for V2V and V2X automotive communications technologies

The Global Certification Forum (GCF) has announced the inclusion of LTE-based vehicle-to-everything (V2X) and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications technologies within its certification programme. The specific technologies covered by this certification are based on “LTE sidelink” – an adaptation of core LTE standards as defined in 3GPP release 14, allowing for communication …

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ON Semiconductor announces SiC Diodes for demanding automotive applications

ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, has announced an expansion of its silicon carbide (SiC) Schottky diode portfolio to include devices specifically intended for demanding automotive applications. The new AEC-Q101 automotive grade SiC diodes deliver the reliability and ruggedness needed by modern automotive applications, along with the numerous performance benefits synonymous with Wide …

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