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BMW sees major changes at its C-level December 09, 2014 BMW sees major changes at its C-level Carmaker BMW's management board currently sees departures and arrivals. Besides CEO Norbert Reithofer, head of development Herbert Diess is leaving the company. While in the case of Reithofer the company says he is stepping down to become chairman of the supervisory board, chief technologist Diess is ... Read more IGBTs are automotive-qualified for small-motor drives December 09, 2014 IGBTs are automotive-qualified for small-motor drives International Rectifier’s AUIRGP66524D0 and AUIRGF66524D0 are automotive-qualified 600V IGBTs which are intended for small auxiliary motor drive applications including air conditioning compressors for electric and hybrid vehicles. Read more Sealed switch combines resilience with excellent operating feel December 08, 2014 Sealed switch combines resilience with excellent operating feel In response to the strict robustness and resilience requirements in the automotive industry, component manufacturer, ALPS Electric has developed and commenced mass production of the SKTH Series TACT Switch. The SKTH Series employs metal contacts whose shape and material were optimized using mechanical ... Read more Advanced V2X system boasts accurate satellite positioning December 05, 2014 Advanced V2X system boasts accurate satellite positioning Australia-based Cohda Wireless offers a DSRC (Dedicated Short-Range Communications) based V2X system that uses accurate satellite positioning with embedded dead reckoning technology provided by Swiss-based u-blox. The system enables, for example, early warning of an imminent collision, oncoming traffic, ... Read more How Audi hopes to keep Google at bay December 05, 2014 How Audi hopes to keep Google at bay In an interview with daily paper Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Audi CEO Rupert Stadler described the carmaker's strategy for the connected car and for autonomous driving - and why the OEM is not afraid of the Googles and Teslas of this world. Read excerpts of this interview. Read more Test system scrutinises automotive safety controllers December 04, 2014 Test system scrutinises automotive safety controllers Safety systems need to be tested as early as possible and integrated in the overall context of the vehicle. In this respect, active safety systems like emergency brake assist systems and passive safety systems (e.g., airbags) are distinguished. Based on a research project, IPG Automotive developed I/O ... Read more Tool kit is pre-certified for ISO 26262 December 04, 2014 Tool kit is pre-certified for ISO 26262 The MDK-ARM Development Kit from Hitex Development Tools GmbH offers a pre-certified compiler for safety-relevant designs. In its latest version 5.12, the tool kit now also supports - besides all popular Cortex and ARM 7/9 microcontrollers - the Cortex-M7. In addition, it contains useful enhancements ... Read more Fast track automotive development with Freescale Kinetis December 03, 2014 Fast track automotive development with Freescale Kinetis Mouser Electronics is now stocking the Kinetis EA Series Microcontrollers from Freescale Semiconductor. These microcontrollers are suited to fit low-power and performance needs of the industrial and automotive market. Target automotive applications include seat, mirror, wiper, sunroof and fuel/water ... Read more Project simplifies multicore software development December 03, 2014 Project simplifies multicore software development Embedded software increasingly controls vital functions in more or less everything, from vehicles to industrial controls and consumer devices. Reliability and safety risks rise in lockstep with the volume of this software. Within the WEMUCS project, a group of research institutes and commercial companies ... Read more U-blox buys into automotive, acquires modules business from Lesswire December 03, 2014 U-blox buys into automotive, acquires modules business from Lesswire Targeting the rapidly growing Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communication systems market, Swiss based u-blox has announced the acquisition of the automotive-grade Bluetooth and Wi-Fi module products and a team of key engineers from lesswire AG, a subsidiary of the PRETTL group. Read more
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