Solvay Advanced Polymers, LLC has expanded its range of Amodel polyphthalamide (PPA) resins for automotive electronics applications. According to the company, the new Amodel Electronic (AE) grades eliminate corrosion issues in high temperature and high humidity conditions for a range of applications including sensors, connectors, electric motors, electronic control unit housings, bobbins, solenoids, and other […]
Wellingborough, UK, 31 August 2011 – The world market for connected cars will see 650 percent growth from 5.4 million units in 2010, to exceed 40.5 million unit sales in 2017, according to IMS Research, the leading independent provider of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry. IMS Research qualifies the term connected […]
WALLDORF, Germany – Molex Incorporated has provided support to the University of Michigan Solar Car team (UMsolar) in its bid to win the 2011 World Solar Challenge. The UMsolar team’s car, named Quantum, features several electronic components from Molex, as well as a variety of solderless terminals. “The interconnect products selected by the UMsolar team […]
Inductive Charging Video presented by Siemens. Electric vehicles can be charged contact-free via inductive energy flow. It is safe and no cables are needed.
Meggitt Sensing Systems introduced Endevco Model 2262A, a rugged, hermetically sealed, critically damped piezoresistive shock accelerometer with 500 mV full scale output, designed to support automotive, aerospace and general in-house laboratory structural, environmental, and impact testing requirements, including transient acceleration measurements on structural members. With available ranges of 1000 g pk and 2000 g pk, […]
The August 2011 issue of ECN discusses trains, planes, & automobiles. Highlights include: “CAN in 30 Minutes or Less,” “Powering the Next Generation of Telematics and the In-vehicle Cloud,” and “Protecting Power Transistors in Automotive Inverter Design.” The Roundtable collaborative Q&A section asks “What does ‘green’ mean to you?” Check it out here.
The 2012 Audi new car models will be the first following National Semiconductor Corp.’s arrangement with Audi AG to provide analog integrated circuits (ICs) and subsystems for Modular Infotainment Device technology for Audi’s next-generation vehicles. National’s technology enables vivid graphics and content-protected high-definition (HD) video to be distributed throughout the vehicle, creating a movie theater-like […]
C&K Components, a leading international supplier of pushbutton switches, tact switches, toggle and rocker switches, and smart card interconnect devices, has expanded its switch product offering with the acquisition of Comax Industrial Co. Ltd. An innovative designer and manufacturer of switch products and assemblies, Comax Industrial Co. manufactures more than 250 million parts annually for […]
Laird Technologies, Inc., announced that it has been recognized by the Chrysler Group LLC as Electrical Supplier of the Year for its telematics product line. Chrysler Group recognized 11 suppliers for their outstanding performance on June 28, 2011, during its 2011 Annual Supplier Meeting and Awards Ceremony at the historic Fox Theatre inDetroit,Michigan. Approximately 1,500 […]
(Duesseldorf, 18 July 2011) Intelligent safety systems, intervehicle networking, electric drives: developments in automotive electronics are racing forward. The well-established VDI conference ‘Electronics Systems for Vehicles’ on 12th and 13th October 2011 in Baden-Baden, Germany, is an opportunity for exchanging specialist knowledge and experiences and for discussing current trends. “For many years now we have […]