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GaN-based electric vehicle charger boast over 97% efficiency, 2.6 kW/l power density February 09, 2016 GaN-based electric vehicle charger boast over 97% efficiency, 2.6 kW/l power density Automotive electronics specialist HELLA, in collaboration with provider of gallium nitride power transistors GaN Systems, and charging technology researchers at Kettering University's Advanced Power Electronics Lab, have developed a Level-2 electric vehicle (EV) charger prototype with efficiencies exceeding ... Read more 42V Quad Monolithic Synchronous Step-Down Regulator February 09, 2016 42V Quad Monolithic Synchronous Step-Down Regulator Frequently, the power supply gets whatever board space is left over regardless of how impossibly small. Using Linear's latest Quad Buck regulator, the LT8602, you can have four regulated outputs in an incredibly small space. Read more Serial Quad I/O (SQI) flash works with lower voltage, at higher temp February 08, 2016 Serial Quad I/O (SQI) flash works with lower voltage, at higher temp The SST26VF SQI product family (Microchip Technology) is an automotive-grade NOR Flash with wider voltage and a larger temperature range. Microchip claims to be the only vendor to offer an extended-voltage Serial Quad I/O Flash device in automotive temperature grades. Read more Audi prepares digital push February 08, 2016 Audi prepares digital push Within five years, carmaker Audi plans to realise about 50 percent of its sales with products around digital services and electromobility, reports German online magazine Bilanz. Towards this end, the VW subsidiary is preparing to offer innovative services. Read more Fraunhofer demos tool chain for fail-operational cars February 05, 2016 Fraunhofer demos tool chain for fail-operational cars Highly automated driving presupposes that the vehicles are capable of tolerating system errors until the driver is ready to intervene. Towards this end it is necessary that in the on-board systems the failsafe performance of critical functions be guaranteed. Fraunhofer ESK has created a tool chain developers ... Read more BMW brings laser light to mass market in 7 series February 05, 2016 BMW brings laser light to mass market in 7 series After the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car, the carmaker plans to equip its 7 series luxury sedan with laser headlights. In both cases, the laser module will be provided by Osram. The move signalises that laser light is now ready for mass markets. Read more Continental starts production of sensor for NOx killer February 04, 2016 Continental starts production of sensor for NOx killer Amidst the discussion about diesel exhaust problems, automotive supplier has launched a new production line for urea sensors used in exhaust gas aftertreatment systems. Read more Plug’n play data logger rack can access all car data buses February 04, 2016 Plug’n play data logger rack can access all car data buses One of the major requirements to test systems for automotive electronics developers is that it needs to support as many interfaces as possible. To meet this requirement, engineering company in-tech GmbH (Garching, Germany) has developed the orangeRack modular measurement system. Read more Renesas specs 90-nm flash at 100million cycles for automotive SoCs February 04, 2016 Renesas specs 90-nm flash at 100million cycles for automotive SoCs Renesas says its latest development, at 90-nm process rules, of its one-transistor MONOS flash memory technology is the first in the industry to achieve over 100 million program/erase cycles at high temperature, with rewrite energy of 0.07 mJ/8 kB: it will, the company says, be applied to accelerate ... Read more Compliance test facilitates auto Ethernet roll-out February 04, 2016 Compliance test facilitates auto Ethernet roll-out Automotive electronics services provider Ruetz Systems Solutions (Munich, Germany) has developed the world’s first compliance verification process for electronic control units that make use of the Ethernet networking technology. Read more
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