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Sensata to pay $1-bn for tire pressure sensor leader September 01, 2014 Sensata to pay $1-bn for tire pressure sensor leader Sensata Technologies Holding NV (Almelo, Netherlands) has announced it has reached an agreement to acquire the Schrader group of companies form Madison Dearborn Partners LLC for a total enterprise value of $1.0 billion. Schrader is the global leader in tire pressure monitoring sensors (TPMS). Read more Dutch startup shrinks 60GHz radars, increases precision August 28, 2014 Dutch startup shrinks 60GHz radars, increases precision Founded in 2011, Dutch startup Omniradar announced it has secured €2.6m of equity and debt financing to roll out its single-chip 60GHz radar solution. Read more Intelligent bicycle gets connected August 28, 2014 Intelligent bicycle gets connected Emergency call, stolen vehicle localisation, predictive maintenance - these electronic bells and whistles known from the automotive industry could soon conquer the bicycle market. At the Eurobike trade fair in Friedrichshafen (Germany), bike manufacturer Canyon and Deutsche Telekom introduced a high-tech ... Read more Study: Connected Car to spur competition between OEMs and IT players August 27, 2014 Study: Connected Car to spur competition between OEMs and IT players The 'Connected Car' is one of the most hyped terms in the automotive industry. But is it real in terms of value creation and market impact? A study from consulting companies strategy& and PwC says yes - but is yet completely unclear who will be the winners. Read more Audi makes the leap to 48V supply August 25, 2014 Audi makes the leap to 48V supply Carmaker Audi has announced to partly equip its cars with an 48V electrical system. The split-voltage system gives automotive electrics and electronics designers the option to electrify additional units for the sake of overall efficiency. Read more Vehicle-to-Vehicle: snapshot of the NHTSA report August 25, 2014 Vehicle-to-Vehicle: snapshot of the NHTSA report Now that Google has autonomous cars up and running in California, and more new cars are equipped with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's unveiling this week of its plan to require vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications technologies in all ... Read more Can LEDs speed the future of self-driving cars? August 22, 2014 Can LEDs speed the future of self-driving cars? Intel research scientist Richard Roberts has revealed that he is working on a set of IEEE specs that could guide future development of visible light communication (VLC) in cars. Read more Tools out of the 3D printer conquer car production August 22, 2014 Tools out of the 3D printer conquer car production A Virtual Engineering team at German carmaker Opel is exploring the potential of 3D printing in vehicle series production. The team has already developed 40 tools that are used in the manufacturing process of Opel's "Adam Rocks" car model. Read more Schaeffler to boost electromobility by Formula E commitment August 21, 2014 Schaeffler to boost electromobility by Formula E commitment Mechatronics technology company Schaeffler AG highlights its ambition to be conceived in the automotive markets of the future: The company announced a technology sponsorship for the ABT Sportsline racing team in the recently-launched FIA Formula E, the racing formula for electric vehicles. Read more Volvo opens proving ground for next-gen car technology August 21, 2014 Volvo opens proving ground for next-gen car technology Future vehicles won't roll along alone but will collaborate electronically with other cars. To test next-generation vehicle and traffic technology, Volvo has launched its AstaZero proving ground near Gothenburg in Sweden. Read more
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