Nexeon Appoints Senior Automotive Specialist

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Karandeep Bhogal is Chief Programmes Officer

American Axle to supply REE Automotive with electric drive units

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American Axle will supply REE Automotive with its electric drive units (EDUs). Newswire The Tech American Axle & Manufacturing REE Automotive

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NI expands EV portfolio with purchase of Heinzinger Automotive

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NI (formerly National Instruments ) has purchased Heinzinger Automotive, the EV systems business unit of Germany-based Heinzinger electronic. Newswire The Tech Heinzinger Automotive NI (National Instruments

How Are Hydrogen-Powered FCEVs Steering The Automotive Industry Towards Sustainability?

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The post How Are Hydrogen-Powered FCEVs Steering The Automotive Industry Towards Sustainability? Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) are hydrogen-powered. They are more efficient than conventional engine vehicles and produce minimal carbon emissions.

REE Automotive opens Engineering Centre of Excellence in the UK

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Israel-based REE Automotive has established a new development facility in the UK. MIRA Technology Park is home to some 35 global OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers and other automotive technology companies. “A Newswire The Tech REE Automotive

New automotive connector combines signal, power and data connectivity

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Connector and sensor company TE Connectivity has launched a new automotive connector that combines signal, power and data connectivity into a single connector.

Infineon launches new 750 V IGBTs for automotive traction inverters

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German semiconductor manufacturer Infineon has launched two new 750 V insulated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) designed for discrete traction inverters in automotive applications.

Valmet Automotive starts battery production in Finland

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Valmet Automotive has started producing batteries at its plant in Salo, Finland, which the company converted from a cell phone manufacturing plant. Olaf Bongwald, Valmet CEO, said, “The Salo battery plant project is a prime example of Valmet Automotive’s ability to respond quickly and efficiently to customer needs. Source: Valmet Automotive. Newswire The Tech Batteries Valmet Automotive

EVs and smart manufacturing: a metamorphic automotive shift (Whitepaper)

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Sponsored by Rockwell Automation. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the major North American vehicle manufacturers had been slowly embracing the move to electric vehicles and had been selective in embracing Industry 4.0/smart manufacturing.

How companies — from automotive to apparel — can transform waste into resources

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One key is to design out waste in the first place. Circular Economy Recycling Waste Waste Management Water Reuse

SES Korea to focus on Li-metal battery supply chain and automotive A-samples

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SES Korea expects to have about 50 employees by the end of 2022 supporting its automotive A-sample joint development agreements with GM , Hyundai and Honda.

REE Automotive signs strategic collaboration agreement with Magna for modular EVs

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REE Automotive has announced a strategic collaboration agreement with Magna to bring to market modular EVs (MEVs) for tech companies and new electric mobility players under the “Powered by REE” brand. Source: REE Automotive. Newswire The Tech REE Automotive

GKN Automotive accelerates development of next-gen 800 V eDrive technologies

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GKN Automotive , a maker of electric driveline technology, is accelerating its development of next-generation eDrive technologies. GKN Automotive intends to continue delivering an increasingly electrified future.”. Source: GKN Automotive.

Toshiba’s new high-voltage automotive photorelay detects relay sticking and ground faults

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Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage has launched a new photorelay that’s designed for high-voltage automotive batteries, battery voltage monitoring, and the detection of mechanical relay sticking and ground faults.

Heraeus’s Pennsylvania plant receives certification for automotive quality

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Heraeus Electronics has received IATF-16949 certification from the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) for its site in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. IATF-16949 is the International Standard for Automotive Quality Management Systems. “In In a highly competitive environment like the automotive industry, a high level of efficiency and quality must be guaranteed,” says Heraeus President Klemens Brunner.

Zero Automotive launches e-truck based on Toyota Landcruiser

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Australian startup Zero Automotive has launched an electric pickup truck for commercial use, based on the Landcruiser 79 series. “It’s It’s available in 20 to 120 kWh battery packs, with modular battery packs and a 700 Nm electric motor,” said Zero Automotive co-founder Tim Possingham. Source: Zero Automotive. Newswire The Vehicles Electric Trucks Zero Automotive

Ford and HP collaborate to turn 3d waste into automotive parts

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The post Ford and HP collaborate to turn 3d waste into automotive parts first appeared on Envirotec. The recycled materials are being used initially on Super Duty F-250 trucks.

Overview of automotive communications technologies: Free Poster

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Download a beautifully designed automotive communications poster. Sponsored By Keysight Technologies. It provides an overview of the technologies that make new cars safer and more convenient, including a comparison of dedicated short-range communications and C-V2X technologies. Get into the fast lane with the latest technical resources on autonomous driving.

Versatility of thick film materials on display with heating applications in EV automotive market

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Thick film technology is well established in the automotive industry for high reliability circuitry, challenging sensor applications, and robust passive component needs. Sponsored by Heraeus Electronics.

Automotive connector strategies and solutions for space saving

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Automotive manufacturers have been building more electronic content into vehicles with powertrain electrification and increasingly sophisticated driver assist systems accelerating that trend. In some cases, so-called “black-box” components have included non-automotive miniaturized connectors. Their lack of robustness for automotive harsh environments have led to quality problems in a few modules and in certain cases component failures. Sponsored by TTI and TE Connectivity.

Nexperia’s new 40 V MOSFETs for automotive and industrial applications

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R DS(on) 40 V power MOSFETs in the LFPAK88 package for automotive (BUK7S0R5-40H) and industrial (PSMNR55-40SSH) applications. Nexperia has announced new 0.55 The company says the devices are the lowest R DS(on) 40 V parts it has ever produced.

SAKOR TECHNOLOGIES PROVIDES NEW DYNAMOMETER SYSTEM TO NEXTEER AUTOMOTIVE FOR TESTING ELECTRIC VEHICLE MOTORS AND INVERTERS

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SYSTEM WILL BE USED TO TEST NEW LINE OF ELECTRIC VEHICLE PROPULSION SYSTEMS

GNK Automotive launches new electric drive systems

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GNK Automotive, a maker of electric driveline technology, has launched three families of electric drive systems, each of which integrates an electric motor and inverter with a single-speed transmission module. GKN Automotive’s Family 2 eDrive offers peak torque of 1,800 to 2,700 Nm, and is suitable for A-, B-, and C-segment applications. Source: GNK Automotive.

Thermal management solutions for automotive and MIL/AERO

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Sponsored by TTI. IoT technology can be a two-edged sword. On the one hand as connectivity is integrated into all forms of smart devices, increased performance is a significant benefit, bringing cloud capabilities directly to the users and devices that need them.

The Automotive Industry's Moment Of Truth HasArrived

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Making electric vehicles is not as simple as some people thought, and now, after delaying the development of the technologies involved, the moment of truth has arrived. As Herbert Diess, Volkswagen's CEO says, "the storm is just beginning, and the time of classic car manufacturers is over

Electric vehicle manufacturers invited to apply to Automotive Transformation Fund

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The latest phase of the government's £500m push to support the development of a zero emission automotive manufacturing in the industry kicked off today, with the launch of the latest funding round through the Automotive Transformation Fund (ATF).

Considerations for selecting automotive-grade multilayer ceramic capacitors in EVs

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The worldwide electric vehicle (EV) market is exploding in demand and mainstream adoption as governments push for fuel economy improvements and automotive companies look for new market opportunities. In order to help you choose the right automotive-grade capacitors for your EV project, this whitepaper discusses the key considerations and certifications for EV components, common use cases in EV subsystems, and capacitor requirements for specific applications.

U.K. Backs Automotive Innovation With £54 Million

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As part of the U.K.’s s plan for a Green Industrial Revolution, it has announced a £54 million commitment across three projects for cars, buses, heavy goods vehicles and vans across the U.K., co-ordinated by the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC).

ROHM’s new Nano Cap automotive power supply technology

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Japanese electronic parts manufacturer Rohm Semiconductor has announced the development of its new Nano Cap technology, designed for power supply circuits in the automotive and industrial fields.

Overview of automotive radar technologies: Free poster

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Download or order a beautifully designed automotive radar poster. Sponsored By Keysight Technologies. It provides an overview of the technologies that make new cars safer and more convenient, including a snapshot of radar technology from 24 to 81 GHz. Get into the fast lane with the latest technical resources on autonomous driving. Learn about the design and testing of complex sensor and communication technologies being built into autonomous vehicles.

Use of aluminum growing faster than any other automotive material

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A new survey reports that the use of aluminum is growing faster than that of any other automotive material, and is expected to grow to content levels of 514 pounds per vehicle (PPV) by 2026, up 12% from 2020 levels. The survey, conducted by DuckerFrontier, analyzes the latest information on material content for North American light vehicles from the full automotive value chain, including automakers and their suppliers.

Ricardo appoints Adrian Schaffer as new President of Automotive and Industrial for North America

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Engineering services provider Ricardo has appointed Adrian Schaffer as its new President of Automotive and Industrial for North America.

Technology Landscape, Trends and Opportunities in the Automotive Fuel Cell Market

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Automotive fuel cell market is growing rapidly due to increase in vehicle production as it controls the emission of toxic gases from vehicles

Ford, Google Teaming Up On Cloud, Next-Gen Automotive Infotainment

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Ford and Google have announced a partnership to use Android Automotive for infotainment sysetms and use Google Cloud as its preferred cloud provider. Transportation /transportation Business /business Transportation /transportation Innovation /innovation Enterprise Tech /enterprise-tech AI /ai Green Tech /green-tech Cloud /cloud Big Data /big-data Lifestyle /lifestyle Cars & Bikes /cars-bikes Editors' Pick editors-pick Business Autos

Fujitsu introduces compact PCB relay for medium-to-heavy automotive loads

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Fujitsu has expanded its automotive relay offering with a new 12 VDC PCB relay featuring a switching capacity of 50 A at 14 VDC. The FBR53-HC offers a higher contact rating than its 40-amp FBR53-HW counterpart, yet occupies the same 12.1 x 15.5 x 13.7 mm footprint, and weighs the same 6 grams.

Automotive cable firm Delfingen expands its reach with acquisition

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Automotive cable specialist Delfingen plans to acquire the European and African operations of Schlemmer, a German industrial group that specializes in cable protection and injection-molded parts for the automotive industry. The current difficult context has made it possible to bring together two historical players in the protection of automotive wiring at the global level.”

Power Integrations new automotive-qualified silicon diodes for high-switching-speed designs

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This is particularly important for automotive on-board charger applications that require higher switching frequency to reduce volume and weight, and enables the Qspeed diodes to replace SiC devices.”.

Karma Automotive reveals new Level 4 autonomous van platform

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Karma Automotive has been introducing a series of E-Flex Platforms, which can be configured up to 22 different ways, and can support both EVs and PHEVs. Source: Karma Automotive. The company recently debuted its first product in the series, an extended-range EV based on its 2020 Revero GT. Additional demonstration platforms in the pipeline for the coming months include autonomously driven vehicles and high-performance supercars.

Webinar: Thermal and EMI shielding materials for automotive electronics

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Protecting automotive electronics from high temperatures and electromagnetic interference to improve the performance of xEVs and Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS). The webinar is presented by Dr. Karen Wilken, Application Development Engineer, and Matthias Grossmann, Global Market Segment Leader Automotive & Power Electronics at Momentive Performance Materials.

Nexperia releases 80 V resistor-equipped transistor for 48 V automotive circuits

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The company says the new RETs, or “digital transistors,” provide enough headroom for use in 48 V automotive circuits. Nexperia has introduced its 80 V RET (resistor-equipped transistor) family.

Kaman Measuring Announces ThreadChecker™ with Inspection Capabilities for the Automotive Industry

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Noncontact application-specific sensors provide rugged and reliable verification of thread presence, available from stock and ready to ship

Tesla Walks Tall Through The Ruins Of The Automotive Industry

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While traditional motor manufacturers continue to suffer, Tesla runs like clockwork, sitting on $8 billion in cash reserves, lowering its manufacturing costs and increasing its margins, while strengthening its solar roof and battery manufacturing and installation business.

Increasing demand from stationary and automotive applications widening the scope for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Market

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A Hydrogen fuel cell is a device that generates electrical power by a chemical reaction via conversion of fuel (hydrogen) into electricity.