eeTimes
eeTimes
eeTimes eeTimes EDN
Forgot password Register

News

Volvo starts large test with robot cars on public roads December 04, 2013 Volvo starts large test with robot cars on public roads Hundred autonomous vehicles will populate Gotenburg's streets in the near future. In a project with several partners, the carmaker intends to pinpoint the societal benefits of autonomous driving under every day conditions. The project is also designed to highlight Sweden and Volvo as mobility technology ... Read more NXP, Datang Telecom launch first Chinese automotive chip company December 03, 2013 NXP, Datang Telecom launch first Chinese automotive chip company Within the past decade, China became one of the world's largest - and fastest-growing - automotive nations. Now the first Chinese semiconductor company dedicated to the automotive market has been launched - a joint venture of Dutch chipmaker NXP and China's Datang Telecom Technology. Read more Researchers significantly improve lithium-air batteries December 03, 2013 Researchers significantly improve lithium-air batteries Lithium-air batteries have the potential to store ten times more energy than today's lithium-ion batteries. For this reason, they are regarded as their promising successors. In particular the automotive industry is interested in these "super batteries". However, the lithium-air technology is still in ... Read more Field test fathoms out economic potential for electric mobility November 28, 2013 Field test fathoms out economic potential for electric mobility  In order to evaluate the economic efficiency of electric vehicles, the Munich Technical University (TUM) is setting up the “Virtual Electromobility among taxis and commercial vehicles in Munich” (VEM) field trial. Smartphone apps acquire mobility data which will be used to determine, if a given mobility ... Read more Smart cars offer "once in a generation chance" to UK industry, experts say November 28, 2013 Smart cars offer The steadily increasing electronics content in vehicles, driven in particular by the development towards an autonomous car, represent a unique chance for the automotive value chain in Great Britain. This was the common denominator of several keynote speeches at the recent conference of the Automotive ... Read more Linking in-vehicle infotainment and phones at RTOS level November 28, 2013 Linking in-vehicle infotainment and phones at RTOS level Abalta Technologies is adding its WEBLINK product to Green Hills Software’s INTEGRITY-based In-Vehicle Infotainment Platform; the integration is intended to deliver a seamless, secure connected-car experience to sync with any smartphone Read more Emergency Steer Assistant can avoid collisions November 27, 2013 Emergency Steer Assistant can avoid collisions If in road traffic suddenly an obstacle appears in front of the vehicle, drivers have to react within fractions of a second. In many cases, the natural response time of human drivers is too long and a collision renders unavoidable. The European interactiVe project (Accidence avoidance by active intervention ... Read more Hella opens new R&D centre for automotive systems and components November 27, 2013 Hella opens new R&D centre for automotive systems and components Automotive supplier Hella KgaA has dedicated a new research and development centre to novel technologies for next-gen individual mobility. The centre, based at the company's headquarters in Lippstadt (Germany), will focus on Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and energy management, steering, components ... Read more Jaguar docks on to Intel for next-gen infotainment systems November 21, 2013 Jaguar docks on to Intel for next-gen infotainment systems British luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover has announced a collaboration with Intel to develop future vehicle infotainment technologies. Towards this end, Jaguar will open a Technology R&D centre in Portland, Oregon. Read more Kvaser proposes backward-compatible, high-bandwidth CAN version November 20, 2013 Kvaser proposes backward-compatible, high-bandwidth CAN version As an intermediate step on the transition to the high-performance CAN bus version with flexible data rate (CAN-FD), Swedish technology company Kvaser AB has presented a new CAN version, dubbed CAN-EF (Enhanced Format). The beauty of CAN-EF: Unlike CAN-FD, it offers higher bandwidth without giving up ... Read more
MOST POPULAR NEWS
Interview
Technical papers
Poll
Which approach is best suited for automotive infotainment connectivity?