In-Wheel Motor Prototypes Developed for Electric Vehicles

The University of Waterloo and Nidec Corp. reveal wheel-hub systems that incorporate traction motors.   By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor While the number of roadways is likely to stay about [...]

Volvo to Test Full-Size Driverless Bus in Singapore

Developed with Singapore’s NTU, the electric bus is able to accommodate 85 passengers and consumes 80% less energy than equivalent diesel-powered vehicles. By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor [...]

Bosch Unveils Vehicle Motion and Position Sensor at Detroit Auto Show

Localization is a key enabler of automated driving, New sensor system combines GNSS position signals, error correction data, and information from the car’s inertial sensors. By Murray Slovick, [...]

Small-Footprint Power Inductors Target ADAS Applications

Developed by TDK, these 2.5 x 2.0 x 1.2 mm parts have a rated current of 1.6 A and an inductance of 4.7 µH. By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor In today’s automobiles, electronic control units [...]