Autonomous shuttles: the future of last-mile mobility
The autonomous mobility industry is tackling part of the last-mile problem that many commuters encounter when using public transportation by replacing large, diesel buses with a fleet of electric, self-driving shuttle buses that transport small groups of people along defined and planned routes.
5G autonomous electric vehicle trial in Stockholm
Keolis, in partnership with Urban ICT Arena, Telia, Ericsson Intel and T-engineering, has launched a new autonomous self-driving, electric minibus trial in Stockholm, Sweden, using 5G technology to remotely control and supervise the vehicle.
EV batteries are the future but we must drive improvements now
As the new 70-plate cars roll off garage forecourts across the UK, 2020 is predicted to be another record-breaking year for Electric Vehicles (EVs) in this country. A report by Statista published in May, forecast that electric vehicles will make up more than 10% of new UK vehicle registrations this year - up from just 3.2% of vehicles in 2016. By Sven Brehler, Engineering Project Manager at TR Fastenings
Vehicle disposal: The environmental benefits of car scrappage
Governed by strict regulations designed to safeguard our planet, car scrappage unlocks a host of environmental benefits. The automotive industry is leading the way in recycling innovation on a global scale. Here, Scrap Car Comparison offer expert insight into the environmental benefits of car scrappage, and the three-step recycling process that’s followed when a vehicle is scrapped.
Die attach materials for power electronics in EVs
The electric vehicle market is expanding. As a consequence, the market for power modules within all manners of electric vehicles is expanding. This, in turn, will translate into rising demand for materials, including die attach materials, used in power electronic packages and modules.
Plugged-in: huge demand for electric vehicle charging
Plug-in Electric Vehicles (EVs) are approaching an inflection point as battery costs fall, driving range improves and consumer awareness and acceptance increases. But larger batteries and longer range alone is not going to address range anxiety for consumers: broader access to charging infrastructure is one of the key factors to convincing consumers a pleasant driving experience awaits.
Recycle week 2020: What does my scrap car become?
With climate change continuing to intensify on a global scale, it is more important than ever to prioritise the role of recycling across all industries. The automotive industry is at the forefront of the recycling revolution, leading recycling innovation across the nation and beyond.
ON Semiconductor sensor at heart of Subaru ADAS platform
Japanese car maker Subaru and ON Semiconductor have raised the stakes in automotive advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS).
Keysight extends automotive test solutions offering
Two new test solutions have been added to Keysight Technologies’ automotive portfolio.
MESSRING extends product range by static VRU targets
The increasing application of emergency braking systems to avoid collisions with other vehicles or 'Vulnerable Road Users' (VRU) requires new test scenarios and tools. The reliability of safety systems needs to be tested and validated for a wide range of traffic situations.