Content tagged with Automotive
posted in November 2012
Safety, Powertrain Will Drive Need for Automotive Semiconductors
11/30/2012  18 comments
Active safety will continue to drive the need for faster processors and cheaper memories, Delphi Automotive chief technology officer Jeff Owens told Design News Radio.
Slideshow: GM Debuts Pure-Electric Spark
Automotive News 
11/29/2012  29 comments
General Motors rolled out the battery-powered Spark EV, marking the first time it has introduced an all-electric car since it scrapped the infamous EV1 a decade ago.
Just How Toxic Are Carbon Nanotubes?
Engineering Materials 
11/29/2012  32 comments
Researchers at Texas Tech University have come up with a new method for detecting extremely small CNTs in soils, which will help determine their toxicity.
Smoking Trailer Brakes Cause Alarm
Sherlock Ohms 
11/29/2012  49 comments
When all four brakes on the boat trailer started smoking, it was time to examine the braking system.
Steer-By-Wire to Reach Production Vehicles
Automotive News 
11/28/2012  57 comments
Taking a page from the world of aviation, Nissan Motor Co. plans to enter the "by-wire" world and control the steering of a future Infiniti vehicle with electronic signals.
TE Connectivity: Transportation
11/27/2012  1 comment
TE Connectivity helps OEMs make automobiles lighter and greener, replacing copper wires with aluminum.
Slideshow: Making Sense of Connected Sensors
11/26/2012  11 comments
The Embedded Technology 2012 trade show held recently in Yokohama, Japan, focused on five smart technologies: energy, healthcare, agriculture, automotive, and transportation systems, as well as mobile and cloud computing.
BASF, TenCate Join Forces on Car Composites
Engineering Materials 
11/26/2012  11 comments
BASF and TenCate Advanced Composites have joined forces to develop and produce glass and carbon continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastics for high-volume car production.
Circuit Protection; Shock Tactics in Real-Time
11/16/2012  4 comments
Littelfuse is putting its weight behind an initiative that promises to deliver real-time responses to engineers working on designs requiring circuit protection.
Predictive Maintenance Boosts Factory Uptime
11/15/2012  1 comment
Maxim Integrated demos how process control can be kept on track through automatic monitoring.
Could Pure Electrics Emit More Than Hybrids?
Automotive News 
11/15/2012  54 comments
After studying the life cycle of electrified cars, researchers have concluded that hybrids with smaller batteries pollute less than pure EVs.
Slideshow: Pack Expo Packs 'Em In
11/8/2012  13 comments
The world's biggest packaging show, Pack Expo in Chicago, provided a glimpse of the future of automated machinery and robotics.
Mouser’s IndyCar Success Is a True Team Effort
Guest Blogs 
11/8/2012  2 comments
The racing team had a great 2012 season, filled with excitement, anticipation, and some very close racing.
Slideshow: Solving the Driver Distraction Dilemma
Automotive News 
11/7/2012  70 comments
Automakers and suppliers are taking it upon themselves to improve the safety of devices that they're building and putting into vehicles.
Tier 1 Auto Supplier Tests Hybrid Systems Using Simulation
11/6/2012  15 comments
Lear Corp. is testing and validating its hybrid and EV power systems with software simulation.
Compressed Air Powers Hybrid Demo
11/5/2012  Post a comment
Freescale Semiconductor demonstrated an air-electric hybrid at the recent Convergence 2012 conference in Detroit.
Video: Compressed Air Powers Hybrid Engine
Automotive News 
11/5/2012  9 comments
Freescale Semiconductor demonstrated an air-electric hybrid at the recent Convergence 2012 conference in Detroit.
Slideshow: Paris Auto Show Drives Electric
Automotive News 
11/1/2012  46 comments
The Paris Auto Show featured the latest in EV and hybrid technology.
The Dodge Truck Was a Magnetized Mess
Sherlock Ohms 
11/1/2012  23 comments
This Sherlock Ohms nearly had to dismantle the car in order to find a magnetic snafu.

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