NFC universal device meets CCC digital key specifications
An automotive-grade high-performance NFC universal device supporting NFC initiator, NFC target, NFC reader, and NFC card emulation modes is available from Digi-Key.
Phoenix Contact e-mobility expanding to Poland
Phoenix Contact e-mobility has announced that it is expanding its production capacity with a new facility in Poland. The 15,000m² plant at the Science and Technology Park Rzeszów-Dworzysko will be built by full-service industrial real estate developer Panattoni. The new facility is set to be completed by the end of 2020/start of 2021.
Research into next gen automotive battery technology
One of the latest technology developments in lead batteries will undergo well-known automotive battery technology testing standards in a research project collaboration between Advanced Battery Concepts (ABC) and the Consortium for Battery Innovation (CBI).
Global traffic service deal for connected vehicle system
TomTom has been awarded a global multi-year deal to power Ford’s next-generation SYNC with its real time traffic service. Ford’s all-new 2021 F-150 pickup - revealed just days ago - and the soon to be delivered all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV are the first Ford vehicles available with the technology.
Thin film resistors provide high precision and tight TCR
Thin film wraparound resistors from Vishay are ideal for use in oil industry precision applications requiring low noise, long term stability under high temperature, ultra-low temperature coefficient of resistance, and low voltage coefficient.
Global demand for electrified classic cars surges
Lunaz is experiencing a surge in demand for its electrified classic cars, as buyers across the globe rebalance their collections for a zero-emissions future. From its base in Silverstone, England, the firm is fulfilling customer orders for the first tranche of production allocation of its re-engineered and electrified cars. The customer commissions include orders for the Jaguar XK120 and Jaguar XK140s by Lunaz, in both coupé and roads...
Power management in electric vehicles
In electrical and hybrid powertrains, the new 48V electrical architecture pushes the limit with regard to electromagnetic compatibility and safety requirements. Optical Ethernet technology brings in its inherent galvanic isolation and mechanical robustness, providing the ideal network for current and future in-vehicle connectivity.
Automotive regenerative braking market to pass $6bn by 2026
According to a research report by Global Market Insights, the global automotive regenerative braking market is slated to surpass a valuation of $6bn by 2026 owing to increasing customer inclination towards efficient and sustainable electric vehicles. Regenerative braking systems usually recovers wasted energy generated from brake friction and transfers that power to the motor, which is later used to power the vehicle.
Battery electric city buses: a $25bn market in 2030
The bus market is at a crossroads. The pressing need for cities around the world to improve air quality, alongside commitments by many governments to address climate change, are powering plans to deliver zero on-road emission battery electric city bus solutions. Over the next decade these efforts will see major cities increasingly refuse to purchase anything but zero-emission buses, as they deliver on promised zero-emission zones to protect the h...
The materials of Formula 1 racing
Formula 1 is quite unique. There are few other examples of sports where intense speed, high skill and engineering are intermixed so completely. So much so that the materials used on these cars are at the very limit of what’s possible in material science today. With new designs in the works to meet the new requirements of the 2022 series, Samir Jaber, Content Writer at materials database Matmatch, delves into the details of what materia...