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2016-09-20
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An expert panel at SAE Convergence noted that many factors are making the next few years one of most disruptive eras the automotive industry has ever seen--with dynamics that will reverberate throughout the supply chain.
2016-09-20
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While OEMs wait for NHTSA's V2X mandate they are discussing whether broad usage can be achieved without regulations.
2016-09-10
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The connected car’s emergence is as disruptive for insurance companies as it is for automakers. Usage based insurance (UBI) holds a major role in future plans, prompting insurers to partner with OEMs and create apps that provide services that make UBI more attractive to customers.
2016-09-01
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Time of flight (ToF) cameras are ready to let drivers control some of the many options of today’s infotainment systems with a mere wave of their hand. ToF-based systems can also monitor drivers to see if they’re drowsy or not watching roadways.
2016-08-14
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The race to build up an infrastructure for over-the-air (OTA) updating is heating up as suppliers go all-out to gain a spot in a field that’s expected to see momentous growth.
2016-08-02
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For design teams focused on aftertreatment, removing size has become almost as important as removing emissions. Combining catalysts, improving filters and integrating sensors are a few of the techniques being used to minimize package sizes.
2016-08-02
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Semiconductors are tiny compared to the off-highway vehicles that carry them, but their thermal issues aren’t small. Keeping the sub-micron elements of a chip cool is a major challenge for the developers of electronic controls.
2016-07-28
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Modeling and simulation continue to help suppliers and OEMs provide systems and vehicles that do more work while conserving fuel, reducing emissions and keeping costs in check. A broad range of tools come into play as engines and aftertreatment systems move through the design cycle.
2016-07-17
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Texas Instruments unveiled a resolver sensor interface that saves space and provides accuracy that can smooth performance in stop-start, traction inverters and e-steering systems.
2016-07-11
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In harsh environments, relatively small problems like corrosion in a bearing can stop multi-million dollar vehicles where they stand. SKF and Textron are betting that bearings made with high nitrogen corrosion resistant (HNCR) stainless steel technology can reduce downtime on a military landing craft.
2016-07-10
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What will the latest Five Year Plan and the government's focus on New Energy Vehicles bring to the world's largest auto market?
2016-07-10
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Chinese planners are focusing on NEVs to become a mainstay of its future automotive production and consumption. Although there’s overcapacity throughout China’s automotive supply chain as the economy slows down, a number of new companies are expected to enter the NEV market.
2016-05-31
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Silicon suppliers are stepping up to help facilitate progress in the road to autonomous driving. NXP Semiconductors has unveiled its BlueBox, which handles sensor fusion, analysis and complex networking.
2016-05-14
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The Adaptive Platform set for 2017 will provide a software framework for more complex systems and help engineers increase bandwidth by implementing Ethernet.
2016-04-27
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Strong global automotive market growth has sparked optimism in Taiwan’s automotive electronics market. Suppliers and government planners predict considerable growth over the next few years, with many hoping to make OEM sales a solid portion of that expansion.
2016-04-19
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Engineering managers are exploring ways to consolidate hardware and improve software development while they adjust internal staffing and forge tighter alliances with customers and suppliers.
2016-04-18
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Nimble startups and giants Google and Apple are racing at high speed to gain a role in the comparatively slow-moving auto industry. Automotive companies must adapt to the rapid clock speeds of these outsiders or risk their businesses being hurt severely.
2016-04-17
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The eventual arrival of autonomous vehicles will transform interiors, but engineers making the changes will have to consider issues as diverse as motion sickness and legislative regulations written by a range of politicians.
2016-04-14
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200 million connected vehicles by 2020 will be a huge target. Even the HVAC system will have to be protected.
2016-04-14
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Manufacturing and service teams are discovering ways to use AR technology to handle complex systems like wire harnesses.
2016-04-13
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Genevi Alliance's new Remote Vehicle Interaction (RVI) software supports a range of communication protocols.
2016-04-13
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Though battery-powered vehicles haven’t yet met predicted sales levels, leading automakers are bullish about the future, saying that newer generation vehicles now provide features and prices that will attract buyers.
2016-03-30
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Smart phones are becoming an integral part of vehicle infotainment options, but this integration is putting a strain on the phone’s battery. Wireless charging is on the way, backed by new standards and charging technologies.
2016-03-19
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Vehicle OEMs have pledged to make automatic emergency braking standard by 2022, a move that is likely to alter electronic architectures and increase collaboration between module suppliers.
2016-03-16
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As telecoms firm up plans to upgrade from 4G to 5G cellular networks, automotive Tier 1s are beginning to incorporate this 5th-generation wireless technology into their plans to enhance safety and push towards autonomous driving.
2016-03-12
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Cloud service providers are playing an increasingly growing role in the drive to provide more features, functions and services. Companies are working on strategies that provide "cloud" access without compromising safety.
2016-03-01
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The growing role of electronics and software is altering the design process, requiring a greater focus on validation and verification, particularly to meet the stringent demands of off-highway environments.
2016-02-17
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As OEMs and Tier 1s expand their view of personal mobility, and its potential profit centers, they're rolling out battery-powered electric bikes that let drivers park cars in less congested areas and pedal the remaining distances.
2016-02-16
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Engineers are considering a range of electrical power storage devices, including ultracapacitors and even the venerable lead-acid battery, to handle the demands of new vehicle stop-start systems.
2016-01-08
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Most electric off-highway vehicles are relatively small vehicles that have small power requirements compared to some construction and agriculture behemoths. Hybrids fit more use cases.
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