A new Magneti Marelli Automotive Lighting industrial plant for the production of automotive components was inaugurated earlier this month in the city of Foshan, located in the province of Guangdong, in the south of China.
The global market for automotive electronics is set to rise to $240 billion in 2020, up more than 50 percent from $157 billion in 2010, according to the new report entitled, “The World Market for Automotive OEM Electronic Systems – 2013 Edition,” from IMS Research, now part of IHS Inc.
Market drivers for automotive technology development in ADAS: Regulatory changes and consumer demands
IAV Automotive Engineering, Inc.
The auto industry is going through a rapid change period, especially in the area of Advanced Driver Assistant Systems (ADAS).
Telematics Update has published its Automotive HMI Report 2013, containing an analysis of all relevant human-machine interface (HMI) features by vehicle segment and an overview of “best in market” HMI designs, including those from automakers such as BMW, Audi, Ford, and General Motors.
The product was launched with the Dongfeng Citroën C4 L car model in March 2013 and will later be available in different vehicles.
Mentor Graphics Corporation announced that CNH, a leading manufacturer of agricultural and construction equipment, has transitioned to the latest VeSys® software platform and also added a number of compatible tools from the Mentor® Capital® software suite, resulting in a modern design environment.
The MEMS Industry Group (MIG) announced its line-up for the 2013 Sensors Expo & Conference June 4-6, 2013, Rosemont, IL. MIG’s conference programming features A symposium on MEMS sensor fusion on June 4 followed by a two-day MEMS conference track on June 5-6 and a MEMS Pavilion with booths from leading companies in the MEMS supply chain.
As virtual prototypes are becoming part of the automotive Tier 1 and OEM development flows, Marc Serughetti, Synopsys, explains how the availability of virtual microcontroller models is becoming essential, and how Synopsys is working with automotive semiconductor companies to provide them.
Consumers want cars more automated
Nearly half buy cars based on the brand’s technology reputation
Cisco announced results of the Cisco Customer Experience Report focused on automobile buying and driving experience.