Improving lightweight vehicle dynamics
Bosch engineers used numerical simulation to evaluate vehicle
concepts using variable semi-active components, tire
specifications, and suspension spring rates.
Dr. Reitzle's prescription for
His vision for the brand is to "use top-level technology and
do so in a very emotional way."
Dual-voltage power networks
Lear Automotive EEDS has developed an innovative electrical and
electronic architecture to handle future high-power requirements in
New door closure concepts
Bosch and Temic engineers are developing technologies for passive
entry, vehicle immobilization, and remote control.
TwinCAN: one module for two nodes
The ability to use one module to control two CAN nodes provides
benefits including reduced hardware and software requirements,
improved functionality, and lower CPU load, according to Infineon
Java for telematics
Motorola engineers believe the Java framework will allow the secure
deployment of infotainment services to the automobile.
Car computing device analysis
Unique solutions are required to match computer devices to human
needs for a safer, more comfortable driving environment.
Electricity builds for Convergence 2000
The automotive and electronics worlds are meshing to an
ever-greater extent. Convergence 2000 provides a forum in which
engineers and related professionals who populate those worlds come
together to explore just how "wired" the vehicle can