Mitsubishi’s Concept GC-PHEV
Mitsubishi’s Concept GC-PHEV (“Grand Cruiser”), a full-size crossover, recently made its North American debut.
It features a supercharged V-6 engine paired with a high-output electric motor/high-capacity lithium-ion battery, an 8-speed automatic transmission and Mitsubishi’s Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) all-wheel drive.
The plug-in hybrid... [Read more of this review]
Seiko Instruments Releases Automotive LDO Regulator Capable of 36V Input Voltage and 250mA Output Current
Seiko Instruments Inc. (SII) announced the S-19212 Series automotive LDO regulator with 36V high input voltage and 250mA output current, featuring a super low current consumption of 6.5uA and high output voltage accuracy of +/-2.0%.
The S-19212 Series is suited for automotive use in constant-voltage power supply for ECUs for engines, transmissions and... [Read more of this review]
Luxoft Develops HMI for Rinspeed Budii Autonomous Electric Vehicle Concept
Luxoft Holding, Inc (NYSE:LXFT) developed the Human-Machine Interface (HMI) for an electric-powered self-driving vehicle concept, Budii, created by Rinspeed, a Swiss automobile manufacturer and tuning designer.
The human-centric Budii is capable of learning a driver’s habits and preferences. The entire cockpit is designed around humans and their needs.
The... [Read more of this review]
Vishay RoHS-Compliant SMD MLCCs Feature Voltages to 3000 VDC, Three Dielectrics, Six Case Sizes
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) introduced a new series of RoHS-compliant, surface-mount multilayer ceramic chip capacitors (MLCCs) for automotive applications.
Available with C0G (NP0), X7R, and X8R dielectrics in six body sizes ranging from 0402 to1812, Vishay Vitramon VJ….31X RoHS Automotive series devices offer high voltages and high-temperature... [Read more of this review]
Freescale S32V234 SoC Targets ADAS and Sensor Fusion
Reliability, Safety and Security Measures to Automate and “Co-Pilot” a Self-Aware Car.
Integrating Technology from CogniVue, Green Hills Software and Neusoft
At the Mobile World Congress, Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE:FSL) introduced the S32V234 vision microprocessor, an automotive system-on-chip (SoC) with sufficient reliability, safety and security... [Read more of this review]
Toshiba Bluetooth IC with Integrated DSP Targets Automotive Audio Streaming and Hands-Free Subsystems
Built-In Supporting Circuitry and Inclusion of Full Software Stack and Profiles Saves on System Bill-of-Materials and Helps Lower Time to Market
Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) announced a new system IC that combines full Bluetooth® operation with audio processing capabilities and supporting circuitry.
The TC35668IXBG offers a highly... [Read more of this review]
Infineon Launches LITIX™ Basic LED Driver Family for Reliable Control of Automotive Exterior LED Lighting
Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) launched its LITIX™ Basic family of LED drivers specifically designed for low-power to medium-power automotive exterior lighting applications.
The high-integration LED driver family reduces system complexity and improves reliability of turn indicator, tail, stop and reverse LED lights. By reducing... [Read more of this review]
LDRA and TI Collaborate to Provide Advanced Testing Capabilities with New Functional Safety Platform
LDRA Tools Provide Functional Safety Verification and Validation in Hercules™ SafeTI™ Compliance Support Packages for Automotive and Industrial Functional Safety Applications
LDRA is collaborating with Texas Instruments (TI) to provide automated unit testing capabilities as part of TI’s new SafeTI™ Compliance Support Packages (CSPs) for TI’s... [Read more of this review]
AdaCore Launches QGen; Releases GNAT Pro 7.3
QGen, Customizable Code Generator and Model Verifier for Simulink and Stateflow Models
Is Designed for Qualification Against Software Safety Certification Standards
At Embedded World 2015, AdaCore announced the release of QGen 1.0, a qualifiable and customizable code generator and model verifier for Simulink and Stateflow models.
AdaCore also released... [Read more of this review]
ETAS Releases New ES523 CAN FD Interface Module
ETAS introduced a new CAN FD (CAN with Flexible Data Rate) interface module designed to calibrate ECUs and capture measurement data from ECUs and ECU environments.
The module, ES523, comes with four CAN and three Ethernet connections and supports the new high-performance CAN FD protocol on all CAN channels. The backward-compatible CAN FD protocol developed... [Read more of this review]
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