Ford is the UK’s most popular car brand, new data reveals
Ford is the UK’s most popular car brand, new data reveals. Almost 1 in 10 (9.28%) registered vehicles in the UK in 2020 were a Ford
Electrifying automotive: electric car trends in 2022
Despite what has been a rocky few years for the car market, rising demand for electric vehicles (EVs) is restoring confidence in this sector in the post-pandemic world. Phil Simmonds, Chief Executive Officer of EC Electronics offers his views on electric car trends and what lies ahead for EV.
International event championing UK automotive sector
The UK Government has launched a global showcase on the strength of the UK automotive sector and its world-leading capability in low-carbon vehicle technology development.
Kratzer acquisition bolsters NI's EV test systems
NI has acquired the test systems business of Kratzer Automation (Kratzer), a Germany-based supplier of holistic customer solutions for electric vehicles (EV).
Testing times for EV designers
Electric vehicles (EVs) have been on the market for many years, steadily growing their sales and improving the technology. Right now, it feels like things are about to shift into a completely new gear, if you’ll pardon the pun. Arturo Vargas Mercado, Chief Solutions Marketer, EV battery test, Transportation, NI discusses.
How sensor technology is the key for autonomous vehicles
Sensors are very much a part of modern vehicles and even more so as we move to the future of transportation. They play a crucial role in safety via a variety of technology that aids the driver. Sensors are also used in vehicle maintenance, identifying current and future issues that need addressing and relaying real-time information to an engineer. Richard Woodward, Product Manager for Sensor Technology at Distrelec discusses.
ISO/SAE 21434 is formally released – what automotive designers need to know
After being in review for several years, ISO/SAE 21434 was finally released at the end of August 2021, carrying with it significant implications for automotive software design. Jill Britton, Director of Compliance, Perforce Software discusses.
Panasonic Industry’s surface-mounted Power Choke Coil
For quite a while now, ‘the electrification of everything’ is one of the major trends in automotive engineering: more electronic devices, electric motors, inverter systems and ECUs are to be integrated in cars. So, mounting space is precious, but the requirement to handle high currents is essential as never before.
Celebrating quality of sound with technology partnership
Morgan Motor Company has entered into a technology partnership with audio specialist, Sennheiser. Working jointly with the support of Continental Engineering Service’s Ac2ated Sound System, the long-term project will transform the sound experience of future generations of Morgan sports cars.
Volvo Trucks opens battery plant in Belgium
Volvo Trucks is opening its very first battery assembly plant supplying ready-to-install batteries for Volvo Trucks’ full electric heavy-duty trucks.