Automotive

Vincotech joins the Charging Interface Initiative

Vincotech, a supplier of module-based solutions for power electronics, has announced its membership at CharIN e.V. Vincotech, a leading light in power semiconductor modules, has joined Charging Interface Initiative e. V., an association set up by Germany’s automotive luminaries to entrench the Combined Charging System (CCS) as the definitive technology …

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NextDroid selects RTI’s connectivity technology for its state-of-the-art autonomous systems

Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity company,announced that NextDroid, a leading autonomous vehicle and robotics company, has selectedRTI Connext DDS as the connectivity framework for its self-driving vehicles. NextDroid is currently developing a wide range of autonomous systems across both the automotive and maritime space. The …

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AWS Group expands automotive hall in Slovakia with additional surface mount line

AWS Electronics Group, one of Europe’s leading specialist electronics manufacturing services providers, has recently installed an additional surface mount automotive line in its dedicated automotive hall based at its low-cost manufacturing facility in Námestovo, Slovakia. The new line mirrors the original automotive line with four SMT machines, in-line laser marking, …

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HORIBA UK supplies MAHLE Powertrain with an array of automotive test equipment in readiness for emerging and stricter test procedures

HORIBA Automotive Test Services – a leading supplier in the fields of engine test systems, driveline test systems, brake test systems, wind tunnel balances and emissions test systems – has supplied MAHLE Powertrain with a suite of test equipment for its newly-constructed Real Driving Emissions (RDE) Testing Centre. The centre is …

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EnSilica builds sales network to extend its design and supply services for the automotive sector

EnSilica has announced that it is extending its full service of chip design through to volume supply to meet the increasing requirements from the automotive market. To support this, the company has signed a Representative Agreement with Lojixx Technologies Limited, who have many years of experience in the automotive market …

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ON Semiconductor delivers AEC-Q100 qualified image sensors optimised for OEM-fitted in-car DVR cameras

ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, a leading supplier of automotive image sensors, is now offering a fully AEC-Q100 qualified version of its popular 2.1 MP CMOS image sensor, AR0237 for the burgeoning OEM-fitted dash cam or before-market in-car DVR market. With more insurance companies offering financial incentives, consumer demand for safety …

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Keysight advances autonomous driving safety with high frequency automotive radar test solution

Keysight Technologies, Inc. a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers, and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, has announced the Keysight E8740A Automotive Radar Signal Analysis and Generation Solution. This solution enables radar-based, advanced driver assistance systems to proactively detect and mitigate risks of collisions. Automotive …

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Cypress and e.solutions set new standard for automotive infotainment

Cypress Semiconductor Corp., the leader in advanced embedded solutions, has announced that e.solutions GmbH, a joint venture of Audi and Elektrobit, has integrated Cypress’ wireless connectivity solution into its design for new in-vehicle communication units, including in the 2018 Audi A8. Drivers and passengers have the ability to connect up to …

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NXP GreenBox development platform accelerates transition to hybrid and electric vehicles (HEVs/EVs)

NXP Semiconductors N.V., has announced the availability of its GreenBox vehicle electrification development platform. GreenBox allows automakers and suppliers to begin early development of next-generation hybrid and electric vehicle applications on NXP’s S32 automotive processing multicore platform based on Arm Cortex technology. With increasing regulatory restrictions on emissions and stricter …

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Toshiba adds power amplifier IC adopting pure MOS for car audio

Toshiba Electronics Europe has added a new high sound quality, low distortion, surface mount product, to its line-up of 4-channel power ICs for automotive applications. The new TCB001FNG is based upon a pure complementary MOS process that is derived from Toshiba’s car audio IC research and development and reduces cost. …

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