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Analog Devices’ battery management system ICs and Automotive Audio Bus power Volvo’s all electric XC40 SUV

Analog Devices (ADI) and Volvo Cars have announced that Volvo Cars’ first pure electric SUV—the Volvo XC40 Recharge—will feature ADI’s integrated circuits (ICs) that support the battery management system (BMS) and Automotive Audio Bus (A2B).  By saving vehicle weight and maximising range, these advanced technologies deliver an attractive total cost …

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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 three engine test benches, its climate chamber and its …

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Pickering Interfaces launches industry’s highest bandwidth general purpose PXI matrix

Pickering Interfaces has launched the industry’s highest bandwidth general purpose PXI matrix. Available in 16×8, 2-pole, or high-density 32×8, 2-pole switching configurations, the matrix modules offer bandwidths ranging from 35MHz to 70MHz depending upon path selected and a VSWR <1.5:1 to 85MHz. The modules are in two-slot PXI (model 40-588) …

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Vehicle production moves up a gear with advanced network technologies

The automotive industry has continually pioneered new manufacturing and assembly processes, driving the adoption of key innovative technologies on the factory floor. To enhance their competitiveness, companies need interconnected and flexible production systems that can decrease cycle times while increasing quality. Industrial communication technologies play a key role in the …

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New swarm testing capability to accelerate ADAS and autonomous vehicle development

Leading automotive test system supplier AB Dynamics has showcased its unique capability to replicate simulated swarm tests quickly and accurately in the real world and vice-versa. By using a common toolchain, complex scenario testing can be transferred from one environment to the other with centimetre accuracy. This enables the testing …

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Pickering Interfaces announces Partner Program with System Integrators to collaboratively optimise customer test solutions

Pickering Interfaces has launched its Pickering Partner Program, which is designed to ensure that customers get the support they need from the best available systems integrator in their region for their application or requirements. “Customers are working on more complex and diverse systems, and they may need a more complete …

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KiSUITE – Analysis software for NVH

KiSUITE is the software platform designed to complement the Kistler KiNOVA data acquisition system by providing comprehensive data analysis capability. A group of four packages share the ease of use and flexibility characteristics that make NVH analysis simple, straight forward and insightful. KiSUITE – Analysis – A flexible and powerful …

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Upgrade to a new Ansible Motion driving simulator enables more efficient and accurate testing in the virtual world for BMW Group

Ansible Motion has announced that BMW Group has upgraded to its new, class-leading Delta S3 driving simulator to acquire more accurate and representative data to develop, refine and validate the latest vehicles and technologies virtually. Ansible Motion’s compact, lightweight class-leading Delta S3 simulator will ensure BMW Group can do more …

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MTS awarded two contracts valued at $17 million collectively

MTS has announced two new awards for its test and simulation business totaling $17 million in contractual value. MTS will partner with a leading multi-national engineering and manufacturing conglomerate to provide a fault ride through tester for its offshore wind business. This first-of-a-kind solution will help maintain power generation stability …

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Analog Devices introduces automotive industry’s first wireless battery management system for electric vehicles

Analog Devices has announced the industry’s first wireless battery management system (wBMS), which enables automotive manufacturers increased flexibility to scale their electric vehicle fleets into volume production across a wide range of vehicle classes. This is the first wireless battery management system available for production electric vehicles, and it will …

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