Over 11.2 Million Vehicles Will Have V2X Communications in 2024

IHS Markit predicts cellular V2X (C-V2X) will surpass DSRC-based solutions by 2020 due to rapid deployment in China. By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor A major driving force for the [...]

MIPI’s High-Speed Auto Standard to be Based on Valens Tech

The Automotive Physical Layer standard will support in-vehicle video transmission from 2 Gb/s to 48Gb/s and above. By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor In-vehicle connectivity is evolving to [...]

ROHM Offers New Lineup of Automotive-Grade 1200-V-Rated IGBTs

Among the applications for these devices are electric compressors, inverters, and switching circuits. By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor An increasing number of automotive makers are offering [...]

Infineon to Expand Its ADAS and RF R&D Centers

The Linz and Graz facilities in Austria focus on 77-GHz radar, LiDAR, and RFID solutions. By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor In today’s competitive world, the time between the debut of [...]

GM, Ford, and Toyota Team Up to Advance Self-driving Standards

Three major automakers and SAE formed a consortium to draw up safety and test guidelines for Level 4 and 5 automated systems. By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor General Motors, Ford, and [...]

European Commission Chooses Technology for its Connected-Car Legislation 

The Wi-Fi-based 802.11p gets the nod over 5G cellular, causing consternation with the GSMA and leaving telecom firms wondering what’s in store for them in this space. By Murray Slovick, [...]

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 [...]