Automotive

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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Vicor releases bidirectional 48V/12V NBM converter for data centre and automotive applications

Vicor Corporation today announced a bidirectional non-isolated fixed-ratio converter for hybrid 48V/12V power systems in data centre and automotive applications. The 2317 NBM is a bidirectional converter capable of providing up to 750W continuously at 48V from 12V, or at 12V from 48V, with over 98 per cent peak efficiency. …

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Toshiba releases interface bridge devices for automotive infotainment applications

Toshiba Electronics Europe announces a new range of video interface bridge devices intended for modern automotive In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) applications. Increasingly, Systems-on-Chip (SoCs) from smartphones and tablets have been used in automotive applications as IVI systems became more sophisticated, requiring more functionality and greater performance. However, due to differing connectivity …

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Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2018: Rohde & Schwarz to showcase solutions for all communications trends in the automotive industry

Under the banner “Driving tomorrow’s mobility”, Rohde & Schwarz will present its wide-ranging portfolio of automotive T&M equipment at Automotive Testing Expo Europe (ATE 2018) in Stuttgart (Germany). The focus will be on applications in the areas of radar, V2X communications, eCall and automotive Ethernet for development, qualification and production. …

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From vehicles to the factory, TI mmWave sensors create a smarter world

One year after introducing the world’s most precise millimeter wave (mmWave) single-chip, complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) sensor, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) announces the mass production of its highly integrated, ultra-wideband AWR1642 and IWR1642 mmWave sensors. These sensors support frequencies from 76 to 81 GHz and deliver three times more …

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Cypress unveils the world’s most advanced Flash memory solutions for developers of safety-critical applications in automotive and industrial

Cypress Semiconductor Corp., the embedded solutions leader, announced its Semper NOR Flash memory family that delivers the industry’s best combination of safety and reliability for automotive and industrial applications. The Semper Flash family is the first memory that is architected and designed to meet the automotive industry’s ISO 26262 functional …

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Powerful IT security for the car of the future – research alliance develops new approaches

The more electronics steer, accelerate and brake cars, the more important it is to protect them against cyber attacks. That is why 15 partners from industry and academia will work together over the next three years on new approaches to IT security in self-driving cars. The joint project goes by …

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