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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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As Electric Vehicle sales grow, so to does the requirement for robust charging enclosures

As e-mobility demand increases year-on-year, a corresponding requirement is placed on supporting infrastructure, primarily the charging point. Protecting the charging points against adverse weather or impact damage is vital to maintaining safe and reliable charging, which puts enclosures at centre stage. Here, Chris Lloyd, Managing Director at Spelsberg, explains the …

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Schaeffler shapes the fully-electric future of the DTM

At the final German Touring Car Masters (DTM) race weekend of 2020, Schaeffler is showing what the future of the DTM will look like: it is green and electric. As the new Series and Innovation Partner of the DTM, Schaeffler and the umbrella organisation, ITR (Internationale Tourenwagen Rennen e.V.) are …

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Oxford Brookes Racing Team leverages Tektronix equipment to accelerate creation of their first electric car

Tektronix has announced a partnership with Oxford Brookes Racing (OBR) from Oxford Brookes University, based in the UK, with the team of students using Tektronix test and measurement equipment to help create their very first electric car. OBR is the award-winning Formula Student team from Oxford Brookes University. OBR has …

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Mouser Electronics and Bourns present new eBook on electric vehicles charging infrastructure

Mouser Electronics has announced a new eBook in collaboration with Bourns, exploring new components, technologies, and strategies for the design and development of electric vehicles. In Electrification of the Vehicle, subject matter experts from Mouser and Bourns provide detailed explanations of concepts and products including shunt resistors, inductor designs for on-board chargers, …

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Explosions that save lives

With more and more electric cars on the road, many drivers are increasingly uncertain what they should do or not do in the event of a collision. Electric motors also present rescue crews with new challenges. In fact, like any other vehicle, electric vehicles are equipped with safety features for …

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Rockwell Automation opens new Electric Vehicle Innovation Centre in Silicon Valley

Rockwell Automation today opened a new 8,000 square-foot Electric Vehicle (EV) Innovation Centre at 111 North Market Street in San Jose, California, within its Information Solutions development facility. The centre will provide live manufacturing demonstrations, hands-on trials utilising new technology and events showcasing collaboration with industry experts and Rockwell Automation partners. Utilising augmented …

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