Automotive and Motorsport

Analog Devices recognised by General Motors as winner of coveted Overdrive Award

Analog Devices, Inc. has been recognised as a GM Overdrive Award winner in General Motors’ 29th annual Supplier of the Year awards. Analog Devices was one of only 26 companies to be selected as an Overdrive winner in 2020. First presented in 2012, GM’s Overdrive Award is a distinction reserved for suppliers …

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New automotive test bench from MB Dynamics supports brake hydraulic pressure and electric parking brake systems R&D

MB Dynamics, Inc., field-proven industry experts in the design, manufacture and supply of vibration test systems and equipment, including automotive buzz, squeak and rattle (BSR) test systems, steering and suspension component test systems; modal exciters and amplifiers; single- and multi-DUT automated accelerometer calibration systems; dynamic controllers; transducer calibration systems; and …

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Analog Devices expands BMS portfolio to enable continuous battery monitoring

 Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) has announced its expanded portfolio of battery management system (BMS) products including ASIL-D functional safety and innovative new low-power features to enable continuous battery monitoring. These new devices further differentiate ADI’s BMS platform that today delivers the industry’s best proven accuracy, and supports all key battery …

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NI acquires monoDrive to accelerate autonomous vehicle development

NI has acquired monoDrive, a leader in ultra-high fidelity simulation software for advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous vehicle development. The acquisition expands NI’s reach in the ADAS and simulation markets and will enable NI’s transportation customers to accelerate the development, test, and deployment of safer autonomous systems. The design …

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Emitech Group on the road to test the vehicles of today and tomorrow

The Emitech Group has just acquired Vitesco Technologies’ technical centre in Osny. This new test centre reinforces the Emitech Group’s testing capabilities, in particular for the validation of all vehicle technologies and more specifically its powertrain. With its development experts, its 3 engine test benches, its climate chamber and its …

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Ansible Motion awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Ansible Motion, the pioneering specialist in Driver-in-the-Loop (DIL) vehicle simulation technology, has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise. The Norwich-based company is one of 205 to receive the award on the grounds of remarkable success in international trade. Now in its 55th year, The Queen’s Award recognises British businesses …

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Renesas and SiFive to develop next-generation high-end RISC-V solutions for automotive applications

Renesas and SiFive have announced a strategic partnership to jointly develop next-generation, high-end RISC-V solutions for automotive applications. The partnership will also include SiFive licensing the use of their RISC-V core IP portfolio to Renesas. “RISC-V is an important element in providing additional capabilities and options for new and existing …

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Current calibration system eliminates EMF

A current calibration system designed by Guildline Instruments has eliminated thermal EMF effects. The 6622A DCC bridge uses a process of automatic current reversal. The unique architecture of the bridge and its control algorithm further removes gain and offset errors in the Nano-voltmeter balance detector and the precision toroid. The …

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Siemens’ Digital Twin car design game drives next generation towards engineering

Siemens has launched a new free, fun, online car design simulation game to inspire children’s interest in STEM subjects. The Digital Twin Challenge puts players in the position of chief designer of a new model of car. Aimed at KS3 pupils, 11-14 year old’s, the interactive game involves designing and …

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Schaeffler becomes an anchor partner for STARTUP AUTOBAHN

Schaeffler is a new “anchor partner” to the Stuttgart-based STARTUP AUTOBAHN innovation platform. This platform brings established companies and startups together with the objective of developing new technologies and bringing them to market readiness more rapidly. As an anchor partner, Schaeffler is establishing a network together with various startups that …

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