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Audi, BMW, Daimler drive open source measurement data management July 28, 2014 Audi, BMW, Daimler drive open source measurement data management To enable a correct interpretation and comparison of test data across the automotive industry, a number of carmakers and suppliers have joined and launched the openMDM (open Measurement Data Management) working group within the Eclipse Foundation. The group intends to promote open source tools for the ... Read more XCore architecture attracts Bosch investment July 22, 2014 XCore architecture attracts Bosch investment British fabless semiconductor maker XMOS Ltd, provider of multicore microcontrollers, has successfully completed a series D investment round with a total volume of $26 million. One of the investors is automotive supplier Robert Bosch through its venture capital subsidiary. The Germans were particularly ... Read more ABB, Volvo develop fast charging system for buses July 21, 2014 ABB, Volvo develop fast charging system for buses Volvo Buses and ABB group are partnering in the development of DC fast charging systems for hybrid and electric buses. The developments will be based on open, generally accepted standards and enable operators to charge their vehicles at bus stops through the roof-mounted Automatic Connection System (ACS). ... Read more Samsung SDI batteries to drive future BMW EVs July 15, 2014 Samsung SDI batteries to drive future BMW EVs BMW has revealed plans to increase orders of electric vehicle battery cells by 'at least' 20 to 30 percent from its exclusive supplier Samsung SDI in 2016 from its 2014 level. Read more Honda recalls 175.000 hybrids due to software problem July 13, 2014 Honda recalls 175.000 hybrids due to software problem For the first time, an automobile company has conceded that a software glitch in electronic control units could cause cars to accelerate suddenly, forcing drivers to scramble to take emergency measures to prevent an accident. Honda Motor Co., citing software problems, announced that it is recalling 175, ... Read more TRW next takeover target? ZF says perhaps July 11, 2014 TRW next takeover target? ZF says perhaps German automotive supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG announced that it is in takeover talks with US based tier one TRW Automotive holdings. TRW acknowledges such talks without however providing details as to the identity of the potential buyer. Read more MIT, Fraunhofer research future mobility July 11, 2014 MIT, Fraunhofer research future mobility How can mobility be implemented in 2050 - in a world with an estimated population of some 9 billion people? Top research institutes in Germany and the United States have launched a collaboration to find solutions for the mobility for the next generation. Read more Mentor further expands automotive expertise with takeover July 08, 2014 Mentor further expands automotive expertise with takeover Over the past years, EDA tool vendor Mentor Graphics has already strengthened its position in the booming automotive technology market. The company now continues to expand its expertise in this segment by the acquisition of XS Embedded GmbH, a German company with deep roots in automotive embedded systems. ... Read more Continental demands legal change to enable automated driving July 07, 2014 Continental demands legal change to enable automated driving If carmakers and suppliers are right, not technology but the legal situation today is the main roadblock for automated driving. The industry now demands a regulatory framework that enables the cars to take the control at the wheel. Read more VW grabs Blackberry's European R&D lab July 03, 2014 VW grabs Blackberry's European R&D lab With the connected car becoming ubiquitous, even sedate carmakers get moving: Volkswagen has launched an entity dedicated to research and development of automotive connectivity. Read more
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