Mullen Automotive acquires Bollinger Motors

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EV manufacturer Mullen Automotive has acquired a controlling interest in EV truck innovator Bollinger Motors. Source: Mullen Automotive. Fleets and Infrastructure Newswire The Vehicles Bollinger Motors Mullen Automotive

The automotive industry may have a labeling problem

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The acronyms EVs and ZEVs are often used interchangeably, which might be confusing to the general public and could fuel hesitancy to go electric

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GKN Automotive’s new real-time test rig for EV driveline parts

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GKN Automotive has introduced a new test rig designed for EV driveline parts such as side shafts. Source: GKN Automotive. Newswire The Tech GKN Automotive

Getting Started Sustainability Guide for Automotive Body and Repair Shops

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Eco-friendly automotive repair shops. To be a sustainable automotive body and repair shop, you need to follow a thorough sustainability guide. Plus, like any organization, automotive body and repair shops need to take responsibility for their carbon footprint.

The role of haptics in automotive electronics

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Automotive Haptics. TDK has worked with Boréas Technologies and Immersion to create a platform for next-generation of automotive console that provides all of the features normally found in a vehicle’s console. Sponsored by TDK.

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

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

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

Karma Automotive showcases E-Flex EV platform

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Karma Automotive has announced a new modular platform that features a flat floor EV architecture. Karma’s goal in creating the Everyday BEV platform was to offer an economic solution for service vehicles, ridesharing vehicles, and last-mile delivery vehicles that can benefit from low cost of ownership and sustainable transportation,” said Mike Jones, Karma Automotive’s Director of Chassis Engineering. Source: Karma Automotive. Newswire The Tech Karma Automotive

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

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.

Post-industrial plastics recycling plant opened in UK's automotive heartlands

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MBA Polymers is aiming to recycle more plastics from new vehicles than any other recycler. MBA Polymers has opened a facility in central Birmingham that will enable car makers, electronics firms, and other manufacturers to "buy back" recycled plastic.

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

Automotive Fuel Cell Market Size is Expanding USD 39.6 Billion by 2030

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The global automotive fuel cell market size was valued at USD 1.9 billion in 2021 and is expanding around USD 39.6 billion by 2030 with a registered CAGR of 54% from 2022 to 2030

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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

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.”.

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.”