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Daimler, Ford and Nissan join forces for zero-emission technology January 28, 2013 Daimler, Ford and Nissan join forces for zero-emission technology The hydrogen fuel cell technology gets going: Less than a week after BMW and Toyota announced to collaborate in the field of hydrogen fuel cells for electromobility, three competing carmakers followed suit and announced a similar agreement for their part: Daimler, Ford and Nissan plan to jointly speed ... Read more High stability MEMS-based XOs for automotive operating temperature range January 28, 2013 High stability MEMS-based XOs for automotive operating temperature range Components distributor MSC has introduced the SiT1618 MEMS XO family from SiTime. These oscillators, which are designed for the extended industrial operating temperature range from ‑40°C to +125°C, feature excellent frequency stability up to ±25 ppm inclusive of all conditions, G‑sensitivity ... Read more BMW gives hydrogen technology another chance January 25, 2013 BMW gives hydrogen technology another chance BMW Group and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) have signed a technology exchange agreement. The contract gives BMW access to Toyota's fuel cell technology. In exchange, the Bavarians share their expertise in lightweight technology with their Japanese counterpart. Read more Sensor brings third dimension to angle measurement January 23, 2013 Sensor brings third dimension to angle measurement Micronas expands its HAL 36xy sensor family for multidimensional magnetic field measurement based on the 3D HAL technology by the new model HAL 3675. This sensor family enables the measurement of magnetic fields in parallel to the chip surface by the use of vertical Hall plates. Application fields are ... Read more Audi drives LED headlight to new dimensions January 23, 2013 Audi drives LED headlight to new dimensions After having introduced already rather sophisticated LED-based lighting systems in its serial production vehicles, carmaker Audi announces to equip its vehicles with a smart LED matrix that adds even more flexibility. With the new lighting system, the company intends to improve driving safety - and provide ... Read more Continental and SK Innovation launch traction battery JV January 22, 2013 Continental and SK Innovation launch traction battery JV Automotive supplier Continental has inked an agreement with SK Innovation of Korea to es-tablish a joint venture dedicated to developing battery technology for vehicles. The two firms intend to concentrate their related expertise in this new company with the goal of mutually developing, producing and ... Read more RGB laser driver for head-up displays outshines LED-driven pico projectors January 22, 2013 RGB laser driver for head-up displays outshines LED-driven pico projectors Maxim Integrated Products is sampling the MAX3601, a highly integrated, 8-bit RGB laser driver for pico laser projectors in automobiles. With its small size it enables sharp, pixel-perfect heads-up displays (HUD) in cars. Compared to existing solutions, the MAX3601 excels through brighter light and lower ... Read more Automatic traffic sign recognition fights wrong-way driving on motorways January 21, 2013 Automatic traffic sign recognition fights wrong-way driving on motorways After a series of fatal accindents on German highways in the past months, caused by so-called wrong-way drivers, carmakers were mulling over technological approaches to avoid such accidents. Daimler now comes up with a assistance system that tackles the issue by recognizing no-entry road signs. Read more Fast prototype production covers electronic and plastic parts January 21, 2013 Fast prototype production covers electronic and plastic parts For electronics developers in the automotive value chain, MES provider Sitronic GmbH now offers a prototyping service that embraces the electronic and plastic components of a system. The service is optimized for short return times and is available 24 hours, 7 days a week. Read more Novel E-Mobility Grid Model (NEMO) will gear up European electricity networks for influx of electric vehicles January 18, 2013 Novel E-Mobility Grid Model (NEMO) will gear up European electricity networks for influx of electric vehicles A European consortium, consisting of DNV KEMA, Fraunhofer ISE, EMD International, RAH and RFVV, has begun an EU funded project to develop modelling and simulation tools for optimally integrating electrical vehicles (EVs) into electricity networks. Read more
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