Inductors and LED Drivers: What You Need to Know

Although light-emitting diodes (LEDs) first appeared in cars and trucks for interior or exterior lighting, they’re rapidly replacing every light source in the vehicle including headlights—even on [...]

Xilinx, Daimler to Develop AI-Based Automotive Applications

The Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP)platform will utilize low-latency, power-efficient FPGA/SoC solutions.   By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor Xilinx and Daimler AG, parent [...]

UK to Mandate EV Chargers for Newly Built Homes, Streetlight Poles

One major hurdle in the mass adoption of electric vehicles is “range anxiety,” which is a fear of not having enough range to reach a destination.   By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor The [...]

NXP Unveils S32 Automotive Safety Processors

Claimed to have the highest ASIL D performance, the microprocessors manage the systems that control vehicle dynamics in electric and autonomous vehicles.   By Murray Slovick, Contributing [...]

Self-Riding Motorcycle Helps ADAS, Autonomous Vehicle Testing

This new autonomous motorcycle makes it possible to perform tests under more real-life conditions and circumstances   By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor The combination of rapid [...]

BMW Launches Inductive Wireless Charging for HEVs

The automaker’s inductive system has a charge rate of up to 3.2 kW, and fully charges in around 3.5 hours.   By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor BMW has launched a wireless-charging [...]