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

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It’s similar in some ways to the ride sharing that’s available now, but much more sophisticated. Autonomous driving Big Data Car Sharing Connected vehicles Urban mobility

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Toshiba introduces new automotive Ethernet-AVB bridge; working with Qualcomm on advanced connected car systems

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TAEC also announced it is working with Qualcomm Technologies to bring to the automotive market advanced connected car platforms powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820A and Snapdragon 602A processors, and telematics solutions powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon X12 LTE modem. Connection to the host is achieved via PCI Express (PCIe), HSIC or Time Division Multiplex (TDM)/I2S for audio traffic. The Snapdragon 602A processor and X12 LTE modem are commercially available now.

2016 65

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.

2016 60

Renesas unveils Gen 3 R-Car system-on-chip for connected and autonomous cars

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Furthermore, in in-vehicle infotainment systems, the need for connectivity between various systems and services such as smartphones and cloud services is growing. Availability of SiP modules with external memory to reduce the design workload. As the connection speed between the SoC and DDR memory rises, and the number of signal lines increases, burdens and complexities of PCB design increase. Samples of the R-Car H3 are available now.

2015 60

Infineon introduces first Trusted Platform Module specifically for automotive cybersecurity

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As a computer on wheels, the connected car benefits from the experience of the IT industry. It is easy to integrate and substantially increases cybersecurity—from production to recycling of connected cars. Technical information and availability.

2018 139

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

2018 71

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 ). In the Connected Car, visitors can try out their personal digital world live. Connected vehicles Mobility services

2017 83

Renesas Electronics introduces 4th-generation Li-ion battery management IC

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The feature-rich ISL78714 monitors and balances up to 14 series-connected cells with ±2mV accuracy across automotive temperature ranges, letting system designers make informed decisions based on absolute voltage levels. The device also offers up to six external temperature inputs (two available from GPIOs) and includes fault detection and diagnostics for all key internal functions.

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AeroVironment introducing new TurboDX charging station at CES

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It is available in both 16 and 32 amp versions (240-volts) and with the option for 15 ft. TurboDX incorporates a proprietary thermal management algorithm allowing for a connected vehicle to charge during high ambient temperature conditions, while continuously monitoring to ensure safe operation. TurboDX has already started shipping and is available now.

2018 65

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.

2017 60

TECAT announces first wireless torque sensor model featuring shunt calibration

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It’s now available. TECAT’s WISER systems are the smallest, lightest, and most power-efficient solutions available for the measurement of torque, acceleration, pressure, and temperature. On-board high-speed data logging with triggering capability allows high-resolution data to be collected on the remote unit without PC or DAQ connectivity, while remote flash enables firmware upgrades without removing the system from the unit under test.

2016 60

Freescale introduces new ARM-based microcontrollers for automotive market

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5V analog/sensor components which are easily connected to system-level designs; Advanced automotive connectivity through a rich peripheral set including CAN, LIN(SCI), SPI, and IIC; Proven automotive IP including ADC, ACMP and multiple timers (FTM, PWM, PIT, PWT, RTC) available in packages to fit most automotive applications; Rapid prototyping tools enabling quality software development including IDEs, the Processor Expert software modeling tool, MQX RTOS and AUTOSAR; and.

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2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid PHEV debuts; third new Porsche hybrid powertrain since 2017

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Sport and Sport Plus: The highest level of drive performance is made available in the “Sport” and “Sport Plus” modes. In “Sport” mode, the battery charge is always maintained at a minimum level to ensure that sufficient boost reserve capacity is available when needed.

2018 78

Xilinx expands all programmable Artix-7 FPGA family with new automotive qualified devices

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Gbit/s, enable customers to implement fully integrated connectivity solutions such as PCI Express Gen 2. Fully AEC-Q100 qualified Artix-7 XA7A100T FPGAs are available today for mass production. XA7A35T, XA7A50T and XA7A75T will be available in Q4 of CY2014, though developers can begin their Artix-7 designs using available Xilinx design tools and associated commercial grade devices which are available now. Xilinx, Inc.

2014 76

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. The WaveCombo chipset, module and IEEE 1609 stack are available now. OBU and RSU solution will be available by Sep 2016.

2016 60

New high-resolution time-to-digital converter from ams offers better object detection and avoidance for LiDAR

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In addition, ams supplies an evaluation kit, the GPX2-EVA-KIT, which includes a programmer and GUI software for PCs, enabling users to configure and connect their Start and Stop signals and begin taking sample time measurements within minutes. Now with the TDC-GPX2, we have responded to customers’ requests for even better precision and a higher sampling rate, enabling them to develop new generations of end products that provide greater detail and accuracy.

2017 60

New Renesas R-Car D1 series of automotive SoCs specialized for 3D graphics clusters

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Renesas Electronics Corporation announced the availability of the R-Car D1 Series, as the first member of system-on-chips (SoCs) in the R-Car Family specialized for 3D instrument cluster systems. Since the R-Car D1 supports this range, including Ethernet AVB for connection with navigation systems, USB to connect with smart phones, and CAN-FD to connect with automotive infotainment systems, it supports system flexibility and ease of design.

2016 60

EV Briefs, and Black Rock City & EVs

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Their Rechargeit.org campaign really makes the connections between renewable power and plug-in cars. Now the relationship with EVs may be going further still. We’ve all got electricity at home and work right now, and we’d like to use it for our cars. See for yourself at www.epri-reports.org/ Vectrix - Awesome ZEV Maxi-Scooter Available Now The Vectrix made its debut in San Francsico. A few items before I head out to Black Rock City for two weeks.

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New Renesas SoC enables transfer of vehicle high-resolution camera video through multiple systems; surround view

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To further optimize safety, vehicle camera video is also now being used in driver assist systems for braking, steering and providing obstacle detection warnings, for instance when changing lanes. Samples of the R-Car T2 SoC are available now.

2015 101

Freescale introduces intelligent battery sensor combining MCU and CAN with flexible three-channel analog front end

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Freescale Semiconductor announced the availability of the industry’s first general market AEC-Q100 qualified intelligent battery sensor to combine three measurement channels, a 16/32-bit MCU, and a CAN protocol module in a single package. Low-level drivers and BMS utility libraries are available to support custom battery modeling and shorten development cycles.

2014 74

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. Samples of the RH850/E1M-S2 are available now. Availability is subject to change without notice.). Renesas Electronics Corporation announced the 32-bit RH850/E1M-S2 microcontrollers (MCUs) for automotive powertrain control applications. The new MCUs provide high performance and advanced functionality to enable improved fuel efficiency.

2016 60

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.

2016 103

California issues draft plan for more efficient, less polluting freight system

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California’s freight system is the most extensive and interconnected freight system in the United States and comprises several deep water seaports; cargo airports; border crossings; and a vast warehousing and distribution sector, all connected by a network of more than 11,000 miles of railroad track and Interstate and state highways. The Draft Action Plan is available now for stakeholder and public feedback through 6 July 2016.

2016 60

Coulomb Technologies to Provide 4,600 Free Home and Public Charging Stations Through ChargePoint America Program

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ChargePoint charging stations are available now for installation in all nine designated regional metropolitan areas of the US. Any purchaser of a program electric vehicle (the Chevrolet Volt; the Ford Transit Connect and Ford Focus Electric; or the smart fortwo electric drive), whose home is located within one of the nine target regions, will be eligible to receive a home charging station at no cost. Locations for the ChargePoint America program. Click to enlarge.

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