Automotive

Cree and ABB announce silicon carbide partnership for automotive solutions

Cree and ABB’s Power Grids business have announced a partnership to jointly expand the rollout of silicon carbide in the rapidly-growing high-power semiconductor market. The agreement incorporates the use of Cree’s Wolfspeed silicon carbide-based semiconductors into ABB’s comprehensive product portfolio, enabling Cree to broaden its customer base while accelerating ABB’s …

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Souriau 8STA circular connectors from Lane Motorsport provide the lead in high-reliability, miniaturisation and weight reduction

Motorsport is a market where more and more electronics are being installed while at the same time space and weight constraints become increasingly critical and dependability is a must. The Souriau 8STA series are miniature circular connectors that are designed to be smaller and lighter with high-reliability features to ensure race performance and driver safety. …

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Fluke offers a kit solution for testing Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Fluke and Beha-Amprobe have introduced a kit offering comprehensive testing of Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations. Saving money versus buying the units separately, the installation tester/adapter kit provides access to the socket-outlets of vehicle charging stations to perform safety and functional tests, while simulating the presence of an electrical vehicle …

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Volkswagen and NXP Deliver Safety to European Roads with World’s Largest Rollout of Communicating Car Technology

NXP Semiconductors is pleased to announce the rollout of its life-saving RoadLINK V2X communication solution in the new Volkswagen Golf. The recently released Golf of the 8th generation is the first volume European car model equipped with V2X, offering a major boost to the deployment of the technology on European …

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RS Components introduces new thermal camera for automotive diagnosis applications

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, a global multi-channel provider of industrial and electronic products and solutions, has announced availability of a new thermal camera from FLIR, a leading maker of intelligent sensing products for industrial markets. The TG275 thermal camera is ideal for automotive maintenance and …

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MERCURY ELECTRONICS EUROPE ANNOUNCES NEW WIDE OPERATING TEMPERATURE CRYSTAL OSCILLATORS

Mercury Electronics Europe has announced a new range of wide operating temperature crystal oscillators that are ideal for use in automotive applications. The new surface mount HY series offers 15pF load LVCMOS output at frequencies from 1.25 to 50.0MHz over the temperature range -40 to +125°C with choice of frequency …

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ABB fast-chargers prove reliability in frozen Arctic and desert heat

Terra 53 DC chargers from ABB have proven their absolute reliability during extreme cold-weather testing at the Jaguar Land Rover Ice Academy, in Arjeplog, Sweden, by powering an I-PACE eTROPHY racecar. 

Running the I-PACE at sub-zero temperatures, at a test track on the edge of the Arctic Circle, required the …

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Autotalks validates C-V2X chipsets using Rohde & Schwarz equipment

Autotalks, a world leader in V2X (Vehicle to Everything) communication solutions and Rohde & Schwarz, a leading supplier of test and measurement solutions to the wireless industry, validate first ever global C-V2X chipsets. Announced last September,Autotalks’ deployment-ready,second generation V2X chipset is the only available solution capable of supporting both DSRC and C-V2X …

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Axivion signs global framework agreement with leading automotive supplier

Axivion is pleased to announce that it has concluded a global framework agreement with the Bosch Group in the last quarter of 2018. Software developers at Bosch have been using Axivion tools for around 10 years in the Passive Safety and Active Safety business units of the Chassis Systems Control …

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Single-chip maXTouch touchscreen controllers enable 20-inch automotive touchscreens

Microchip announces a new family of single-chip maXTouch touchscreen controllers designed to address challenges in the design of modern automotive capacitive touch systems with screens up to 20 inches in size. As touchscreen displays in the car grow larger, drivers expect screens to operate with the same touch experience as …

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