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Researchers devise high-capacity supercaps for cars July 03, 2014 Researchers devise high-capacity supercaps for cars Despite their good ecological footprint, battery electric cars have a number of properties that make them not exactly the most attractive alternative to the conventional vehicles: Unaffordable prices, short driving range, long charging times are just a few of them. Many of these undesired properties ... 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 Takeover catapults Visteon into first league of automotive electronics July 03, 2014 Takeover catapults Visteon into first league of automotive electronics Half a year after it first announced the intention to acquire Johnson Control's automotive electronics business, automotive supplier Visteon now has completed the deal. With the move, Visteon advances into the league small but fine group of vehicle cockpit electronics providers. Read more Top ten automotive MEMS sensor vendors ranked July 01, 2014 Top ten automotive MEMS sensor vendors ranked The market for automotive MEMS sensors was $2.47 billion in 2013, up by 2.8 percent from $2.40 in 2012, according to market analysis company IHS Inc. Read more Philips streamlines LED business for automotive customers June 30, 2014 Philips streamlines LED business for automotive customers As LEDs as the lighting technology of choice for cars come of age, the business with them gets more diversified. This is currently the case in the Philips group: Parent company Royal Philips announced that it plans to combine its automotive lighting and its LED component (aka Lumileds) businesses into ... Read more Automotive OEMs crowd around Google June 26, 2014 Automotive OEMs crowd around Google The Open Automotive Alliance (OAA), a group of carmakers launched to make the Android operating system domestic in the automotive realm, has added a host of new members in its ranks. Read more Toyota rolls fuel cell vehicle to series production June 25, 2014 Toyota rolls fuel cell vehicle to series production While the discussions about batteries and their shortcomings are dominating the discussion about electromobility, Toyota silently finalised its first hydrogen fuel cell driven vehicle. The carmaker plans to make a series version of its concept vehicle available to Japanese customers in April 2015 and ... Read more TRW launches its largest R&D centre - in China June 24, 2014 TRW launches its largest R&D centre - in China Automotive supplier TRW Automotive Holdings has opened an R&D centre in China. The fact that the company places its largest technology centre in the Middle Kingdom provides a clear hint where TRW expects further growth in China, the world's largest market for cars of all kind. The company already runs ... Read more Micronas to rely on X-Fab's 0.18m HV process for next-gen SoCs June 24, 2014 Micronas to rely on X-Fab's 0.18m HV process for next-gen SoCs The capability to combine digital logic with analog high-voltage circuit elements and non-volatile memory blocks on a single chip persuaded chipmaker Micronas to implement its next generation of automotive and high-voltage industrial SoCs for automotive and industrial motor embedded control applications ... Read more Time-of-flight sensor brings gesture recognition to car cockpit June 23, 2014 Time-of-flight sensor brings gesture recognition to car cockpit Belgian chipmaker Melexis is utilizing the time-of-flight 3D motion sensing technology from software company SoftKinetics, also from Belgium, to implement a sensor chip that detects gestures to control several functions within the car. Thus, the Melexis chip enhances the range of basic technologies to ... Read more
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