Test deployment of new on-demand hub & shuttle mobility system at U Michigan; connected & automated vehicles & big data

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Called Reinventing Public Urban Transportation and Mobility ( RITMO ), the proposed system combines aspects of Uber-style ridesharing, fixed-route buses and light rail into the hub-and-shuttle system. Autonomous driving Big Data Car Sharing Connected vehicles Urban mobility

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HARMAN introduces range of connected vehicle technologies and Microsoft partnership at CES

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HARMAN International Industries made a number of connected vehicle technology announcements during CES 2016 last week, including a connected car computing platform, demonstrated in the Rinspeed Σtos concept car; an advanced navigation system with live data fusion; an open cloud-based software delivery system; and a new partnership with Microsoft. Connected car computing platform. Phil Eyler, president, HARMAN Connected Car Division. Connected Infotainment.

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VW Car-Net mobile app integrates with Siri to enable new features

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announced that its VW Car-Net mobile app added a new Apple mobile device feature, available now. Available with iOS 12 on Apple devices, owners can now use Siri to help control their vehicle. Additionally, VW Car-Net now offers several shortcuts that can be added to Siri with a personalized phrase, including a start/stop for charging, defroster, and climate; a set climate temperature command; and a “where is my car” command. Connected vehicles

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Volkswagen CES2017 show app previews emerging Volkswagen digital Ecosystem

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Volkswagen has developed a special app for CES 2017, available now at the App Store ( iOS ) and at Google Play ( Android ). Different functions, such as selecting a favorite ambient light setting, can be performed directly within the app itself.

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Nexperia announces 80% smaller automotive power MOSFET package

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Nexperia, the former Standard Products division of NXP, announced the availability of its automotive power MOSFETs in the new, LFPAK33, thermally-enhanced, loss-free package which has a footprint more than 80% smaller than industry standard devices. Target applications include: connected auto modules, next generation engine management systems; chassis and safety technology; LED lighting; relay replacement; C2X, radar, infotainment and navigation systems; and ADAS.

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Freescale introduces new ARM-based microcontrollers for automotive market

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Target applications for the Kinetis EA series MCUs include seat, sunroof and fuel/water pump systems; general body electronics such as body control, park assist, CAN/LIN nodes, interior lighting; and engine control systems for two-wheel powertrain. Reference software code made available at no cost: LIN/CAN driver, Flash initialization, motor control libraries. The initial Kinetis EA series devices are available now.

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Redpine Signals introduces multi-protocol wireless V2X solution with ultra-low power and low cost

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Redpine Signals has introduced a multi-protocol wireless solution with ultra-low power and a low cost designed to drive the emergence of the connected car. A few sample applications such as Emergency Electronic Brake Light (EEBL) have also been provided to assist in the development activity. The WaveCombo chipset, module and IEEE 1609 stack are available now. OBU and RSU solution will be available by Sep 2016.

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New Renesas 32-Bit MCUs for improved fuel efficiency in vehicle powertrain control applications

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It also supports a mode allowing connection to CAN buses using the earlier standard. To protect engine and transmission systems from unauthorized access and ensure safe control, the RH850/E1M-S2 MCUs are equipped with an Intelligent Cryptographic Unit – Slave (ICU-S) hardware security module that complies with the SHE/EVITA-Light standard for automotive security. Samples of the RH850/E1M-S2 are available now. Availability is subject to change without notice.).

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New lineup of Intelligent Power Devices from Renesas contribute to reduced vehicle weight; high-current load switch applications

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Renesas Electronics announced the availability of six new intelligent power devices (IPDs) for automotive motor and heater control applications. Previously, switching in large-current applications was handled using mechanical relays or multiple semiconductor switches connected in parallel.

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Ford showcases Transit line-up powered by new Ford EcoBlue diesel at Hannover; 6-speed auto, AWD and SYNC 3

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Available now in the latest Transit and Transit Custom models, the 2.0-liter Ford EcoBlue engine is offered in 105 PS, 130 PS and 170 PS power ratings, each of which offers increased power and torque compared with the outgoing 2.2-liter engine.

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