Automotive and Motorsport

Nexperia delivers widest range of AEC-Q101 discretes in miniature, leadless rugged DFN packages

Nexperia today announced the industry’s widest portfolio of automotive-qualified discretes in space-saving, thermally-efficient, AOI-compatible DFN (Discrete Flat No leads) packages. The AEC-Q101 range of devices available cuts across all Nexperia’s product groups and includes switching, Schottky, Zener and protection diodes, bipolar junction transistors (BJTs), N- and P-channel MOSFETs, resistor-equipped transistors …

Read More »

New autonomous vehicles to navigate their way around Middle East’s largest seaport using Xsens georeferencing tech

A ground-breaking deployment of autonomous vehicle technology by DP World, the operator of the Jebel Ali container port in Dubai, is to demonstrate the performance and reliability of technology provided by Xsens, the manufacturer of motion-tracking sensors, supporting DGWorld, a manufacturer of artificial intelligence (AI)-based autonomous and robotic vehicle systems. …

Read More »

Trieye partners with DENSO to evaluate the world’s first CMOS-based SWIR camera

Israeli startup TriEye, a Tel-Aviv based company whose Short-Wave Infrared (SWIR) sensing technology enhances visibility in adverse weather and night time conditions, has officially revealed Sparrow – the world’s first CMOS-based SWIR camera. Among the companies that are collaborating with TriEye and are evaluating the Sparrow is the global automotive supplier …

Read More »

Millbrook celebrates its 50th anniversary

In 2020, Millbrook celebrates 50 years since its Bedfordshire Proving Ground opened. The company marks this golden anniversary by speaking to its alumni and launching a brand new website, despite postponing a full scale celebration. With the help and determination of everyone involved, Millbrook’s operations remain ‘COVID-secure’. It is continuing …

Read More »

Digitizers used for intelligent road-radar to detect wild animals

Every two minutes there is an accident caused by wildlife on German roads at a cost to the insurance industry of more than 600 million euros in 2015 alone. To address this, the Universities of Applied Sciences of Ulm and Heilbronn along with industrial partners have created “SALUS”. With a …

Read More »

Tiny flow probe launched to automotive market

When it comes to efficiency, the smallest details can have the biggest impact. None more so than a tiny flow probe created by German flow probe manufacturer, Vectoflow. The probe has been designed to measure flow measurements in automotive radiators.  With a 10 mm height and 1.6 mm Kiel head …

Read More »

Schaeffler subsidiary Compact Dynamics selected as exclusive FIA supplier from 2022 to 2024

Compact Dynamics, a subsidiary of global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler, has been appointed by the FIA World Motor Sport Council as the exclusive supplier of the hybrid system to be used in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). The innovative hybrid technology will be used in the new Rally1 …

Read More »

Automotive Lidar Market: IDTechEx research on the battlefield of a hundred technology suppliers

Analysts at the technology consulting firm IDTechEx are tracking more than one hundred companies that develop 3D lidar modules. The tally was at 107 and counting by November 2019, and most companies position their business as automotive Tier 2 suppliers. The lidar market is very dynamic and some players are making excellent progress towards launching automotive grade products. The Valeo Scala product by Valeo, a French automotive Tier 1 supplier, is alreadyused in the Audi A8 production vehicle. This is a …

Read More »

Steering specialist invests in 3D scanning arm

Coventry-based steering system specialist, Pailton Engineering has added to its quality assurance (QA) equipment with the addition of an Absolute Arm 7-axis with RS5 laser scanner manufactured by Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence. This articulated measuring arm offers tactile probing and surfacing scanning of steering parts, to generate a precise 3D image of …

Read More »

Analog Devices and Jungo cooperate on in-cabin monitoring technology to improve vehicle safety

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) has announced a collaboration with Jungo  to develop a Time-of-Flight (ToF) and 2D infrared- (IR) based camera solution to enable driver- and in-cabin monitoring in vehicles. The combination of ADI’s ToF technology with Jungo’s Co-driver software is expected to enable the monitoring of vehicle occupants for …

Read More »