Augmented Reality Will Drive the Next Generation of Infotainment Systems

Apple files an AR automotive patent application, while Mercedes-Benz is set to debut AR on its 2019 A-Class model.   By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor As a member of the fourth estate, [...]

Low EMI/EMC Emission Switching Converter Eases ADAS Designs

It can be tough to find a power-conversion device that meets the broad voltage range in today’s automotive ADAS. A novel low-EMI buck converter simplifies that search.   By Tony Armstrong, [...]

First Electrified Road for Charging Vehicles—As They Drive—Opens in Sweden

With 12,427 miles of highway, electrifying all of them would be expensive but cheaper than expanding public transit.   By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor The world’s first road that [...]

In-Vehicle Connectivity: Dealing with the “Elephant in the Car”

Often overlooked in the push toward self-driving vehicles are requirements for lower total system cost, reduced cable length/weight, and the ability to meet EMC specs.   By Micha Risling, [...]

NXP and Alibaba Join Forces for Next-Generation Smart Cockpits

By 2020, the two companies look to install an infotainment solution in millions of vehicles throughout China.

DSRC vs. C-V2X Death Match

There’s a tug-of-war going on between which wireless technology should rule the ADAS roost—the established DRSC or the relatively new C-V2X.

Concept Car Features Flexible Rear-View Screen and LED Roof Bars

Novares’s third-generation demonstrator aims to ease transition between normal and autonomous driving.

How Will Radar Sensor Technology Shape Cars of the Future?

As millimeter-wave radar expands into the mid-range automotive market, developers are now looking at high-resolution radar for short-range and autonomous-car applications.

Nissan’s Plan of Attack: Sell 1 Million Electrified Vehicles Per Year by 2022

That total encompasses the sale of all “electrified” vehicles, meaning all-battery as well as gasoline-hybrid EVs.

Your Audi Can Now Predict Changes in Traffic Lights

The vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technology connects to traffic-signal networks in eight cities to indicate the “time-to-green.”

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