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New BMW flagship model: A mini step closer to automated driving February 12, 2016 New BMW flagship model: A mini step closer to automated driving At the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, BMW’s 7 series will get a new flagship model. The M760Li xDrive, though in terms of powertrain a rather conventional vehicle, will sport multiple electronic refinements, including those for automated driving. Read more Italian startup wants to speed up transition to EVs February 11, 2016 Italian startup wants to speed up transition to EVs Italian researchers from the Energy and Propulsion Laboratory (eProLab) at the University of Salerno have developed a kit, dubbed the HySolarKit, which converts conventional internal combustion engine (ICE) two-wheel cars into a four-wheel drive hybrid. Read more 42V Quad Monolithic Synchronous Step-Down Regulator February 09, 2016 42V Quad Monolithic Synchronous Step-Down Regulator Frequently, the power supply gets whatever board space is left over regardless of how impossibly small. Using Linear's latest Quad Buck regulator, the LT8602, you can have four regulated outputs in an incredibly small space. Read more Audi prepares digital push February 08, 2016 Audi prepares digital push Within five years, carmaker Audi plans to realise about 50 percent of its sales with products around digital services and electromobility, reports German online magazine Bilanz. Towards this end, the VW subsidiary is preparing to offer innovative services. Read more Fraunhofer demos tool chain for fail-operational cars February 05, 2016 Fraunhofer demos tool chain for fail-operational cars Highly automated driving presupposes that the vehicles are capable of tolerating system errors until the driver is ready to intervene. Towards this end it is necessary that in the on-board systems the failsafe performance of critical functions be guaranteed. Fraunhofer ESK has created a tool chain developers ... Read more BMW brings laser light to mass market in 7 series February 05, 2016 BMW brings laser light to mass market in 7 series After the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car, the carmaker plans to equip its 7 series luxury sedan with laser headlights. In both cases, the laser module will be provided by Osram. The move signalises that laser light is now ready for mass markets. Read more Renesas meets automotive image processing challenges February 03, 2016 Renesas meets automotive image processing challenges Self-driving cars rely on their own sensors in the first place, and cameras along with image processing algorithms are increasingly becoming the technology of choice for cars to register their environment. Chipmaker Renesas is addressing the demand for such solutions with a highly customised circuit ... Read more New hydrogen technology could trigger fuel cell breakthrough February 02, 2016 New hydrogen technology could trigger fuel cell breakthrough A technology currently under development by startup company Hydrogenious could have the potential to fundamentally change the conditions for fuel cell deployment in transport applications: It will enable hydrogen storage in standard car tanks. With it, electric vehicles thus could achieve competitive ... Read more NXP Outlines Autonomous Vehicle Advances February 01, 2016 NXP Outlines Autonomous Vehicle Advances NXP Semiconductors has been working with Google on self-driving cars and has interesting progress to report. Speaking in the plenary session of the 63rd International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), held here, officials said facsimiles of self-driving cars — “robots with wheels” — are already ... Read more Does your car need to know everything about you? January 29, 2016 Does your car need to know everything about you? Today, cars collect a huge amount of data – including personal information that allow conclusions on the driver’s private affairs. Long a discussion has begun about privacy in the connected car. A Fraunhofer research project now is trying to devise solutions that protect the driver’s privacy without ... Read more
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