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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 Inductive charging takes shape at BMW and Daimler July 08, 2014 Inductive charging takes shape at BMW and Daimler BMW has granted an insight to its development of inductive charging schemes for electric vehicles. In the medium term, the company plans to launch series production for the technology. The project is conducted along with competitor Daimler; both companies plan to provide a uniform charging technology ... 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 Daimler introduces robot truck concept July 04, 2014 Daimler introduces robot truck concept A large truck at full speed on the highway, and the driver is reading newspaper? What looks like a certain recipe for a horror accident could be an entirely safe reality in the future. Carmaker Daimler has introduced a concept called "Future Truck 2025" that calls for autonomous freight traffic on the ... Read more 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
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