Electric Vehicles

Global survey on automotive electrification reveals accelerated pace of innovation

Molex, a global electronics leader and connectivity innovator, has released the results of its latest global survey of automotive stakeholders to identify top trends and roadblocks impacting innovation in Electrified Vehicles (EVs). As a major catalyst for change in the complete vehicle architecture, including charging stations, successful electrification requires greater …

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How C-SAM acoustic microscope inspection technology is enabling high-power EV battery switching module production

Custom Interconnect, (CIL), based in Andover, Hampshire, is a long-established electronics manufacturer engaged in producing some of the most technically challenging electronic assemblies in the UK. Their capability allows them to meet the functional, environmental, and dimensional demands of high-reliability, mission-critical applications in sectors like medical, aerospace, oil & gas, …

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Analog Devices at Enlit Europe 2021

From 30th November to 2nd December 2021, Analog Devices (ADI) will participate in Enlit Europe, in Milan, Italy. Enlit Europe is the new identity that combines the former European Utility Week and POWERGEN Europe. On stand 12.D110, ADI will showcase its comprehensive portfolio enabling digital energy infrastructure solutions for EV …

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New version of Melexis pump/fan driver ICs pushes lifetime boundaries to next level

In order to address more challenging customer deployments, Melexis has expanded its MLX90412 product offering. The latest version of this 2.2A automotive-qualified pump/fan driver IC is optimized to deal with high ambient temperature levels and supports prolonged operational lifespans. Melexis, a global microelectronics engineering company, has introduced the MLX90412GLW single-coil …

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Allegro unveils 3-phase gate driver for EV and hybrid cars

Allegro MicroSystems, a global leader in power and sensing solutions for motion control and energy efficient systems, is expanding its QuietMotion product line with the introduction of the new A89307 automotive-qualified gate driver integrated circuit (IC). Designed for battery cooling fans and HVAC systems in electric (EV) and hybrid vehicles, …

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BMZ expands portfolio with on-board chargers

BMZ Group, the lithium-ion battery manufacturer, has added on-board chargers for the e-mobility industry to its portfolio. BMZ has been designing, constructing and producing vehicle batteries for various well-known customers from the e-mobility industry for years. As a system supplier to the e-mobility industry, the BMZ Group meanwhile also develops …

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Electrolube launch conformal coatings and thermal gap fillers at Productronica

To increase electronics reliability in the harshest of environments, Electrolube, the global electro-chemicals manufacturer, will launch, what it describes as, its most exciting conformal coating and thermal management innovations yet at this year’s Productronica (Messe Munich, 16-19 November). Protective solutions taking centre stage at the show will be a highly …

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Analog Devices to bring smart manufacturing to life at SPS 2021

With the resumption of in-person trade fairs, in November 2021 SPS returns to its traditional venue of the Nuremberg exhibition centre. Analog Devices (ADI) will be there to showcase and discuss its comprehensive sensing and connectivity solutions that are driving the transformation to Digital Industry and enable increased productivity and …

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Analog Devices’ wireless BMS helps Lotus cars redefine mobility in its electric vehicles

British performance brand Lotus Cars is planning to incorporate Analog Devices’ (ADI) wireless battery management system (wBMS) in its next-generation electric vehicle (EV) architecture. ADI’s wBMS was selected for its increased design flexibility, battery repairability and lighter weight. The engineering collaboration will enable Lotus to safely propel its future EV …

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New Sensor Detects Early EV Battery Failure

Metis Engineering, today, revealed a CAN (Controller Area Network) based sensor designed to detect the early onset of catastrophic battery failure. As Electric Vehicle (EV) battery technology rapidly develops and finds application in cars, aircraft and boats and performance is pushed to ever higher levels – safety is paramount. Metis Engineering’s innovative CAN …

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