Automotive and Motorsport

Schaeffler and Audi moving forward together

Schaeffler and Audi are set to remain a formidable Formula E team in the future. This agreement was concluded between the globally active automotive and industrial supplier from Herzogenaurach and the brand from Ingolstadt. Joint development work on the Audi e-tron FE07 for the series’ seventh season, starting out in …

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Pressure support for Bloodhound LSR

Measurement specialist, Evolution Measurement, reveals that with their principal, Scanivalve, they are supporting the Bloodhound LSR project with their pressure measurement requirements. Based in Andover, UK, Evolution Measurement have been working with the Bloodhound LSR team who are aiming to smash the land speed record of 763.035 mph which was …

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Convert secures cable assembly order to power 100 electric quadbikes a year

Convert, a leading manufacturer of cable looms and harnesses, has secured an order to design cable assemblies to power 100 electric all terrain quad bikes a year. Convert will design and manufacture the cable assemblies for Aspire Engineering, specialist in sustainable engineering solutions for the electric vehicle industry, who then …

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Space Drive on track for high volume production

The automotive industry is on the brink of a radical change. New technologies such as the Space Drive drive-by-wire system and new vehicle concepts such as the Schaeffler Mover are playing an increasingly important role. The joint venture partners can now look back on the first year of their cooperation. …

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Enabling autonomous vehicles to see around corners

To improve the safety of autonomous systems, MIT engineers have developed a system that can sense tiny changes in shadows on the ground to determine if there’s a moving object coming around the corner. Autonomous cars could one day use the system to quickly avoid a potential collision with another …

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Renesas Electronics joins the Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium to speed autonomous driving vehicle development

Renesas Electronics has joined the Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium (AVCC) as a core member. Renesas joins leaders from across the automotive ecosystem, including vehicle OEMs, Tier1 suppliers, and other semiconductor suppliers to help solve some of the most significant challenges of deploying self-driving vehicles at scale. As the automotive industry pushes forward to …

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Flow measurement in F1 racing cars

High pressure flowmeters from Titan Enterprises have, over the last decade, been widely used in the hydraulic test systems of F1 racing cars to measure fluid flow. A high-performance engine company also uses Titan flow meters to monitor the oil flow lubricating its turbo units on the test bench. Formula 1 engines typically have no …

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ON Semiconductor and AImotive announce collaboration on future sensor fusion hardware platforms

ON Semiconductor and AImotive have jointly announced that they will work together to develop prototype sensor fusion platforms for automotive applications. The collaboration will help customers explore highly integrated solutions for future generations of sensor data conditioning hardware platforms. The companies plan to develop a series of hardware platform demonstrators, …

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Renesas introduces the R-Car Consortium Proactive Partner Program to accelerate automotive mobility innovation

Renesas Electronics has launched its R-Car Consortium Proactive Partner Program. The program adds a new level to Renesas’ current R-Car Consortium, enabling customers to quickly identify and engage with the partners whose solutions will help them accelerate their innovation for the future mobility market. The Proactive Partner Program’s open platform …

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Phoenix Contact team at the WAVE Trophy: eYoungsters take second place

Trainees Jana Schwarze and Alexandra Kerps, who are both 21 and have just started their careers at Phoenix Contact, took second place in the WAVE Trophy, the largest e-mobility rally in the world. During the WAVE Trophy, the two aspiring industry sales representatives covered 3241 kilometers in their eGolf nicknamed …

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