Together with driveline electrification, VEA replaces eight previous engine architectures on three different platforms.
Revenue continues to climb for combo microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) sensors for automotive applications, according to information and analytics provider IHS.
Growth is spurred by rapidly accelerating use in car safety systems.
More than 1,000 senior leaders from automotive, mobile, wireless, digital and web companies have signed up to attend the Telematics Detroit 2013 Conference & Exhibition June 5-6 in Novi, Michigan. To register, visit https://secure.telematicsupdate.com/detroit/register.php
QNX Software Systems and Renesas Electronics are integrating support for the Renesas R-Car system on chip (SoC) into the QNX CAR application platform to help reduce the time and effort needed to develop advanced infotainment systems.
Eighty software developers participated in a two-day “hack event” at the BMW Technology Office in Mountain View, CA April 27-29. Main sponsors were the car-sharing service DriveNow and the charging services provider ChargePoint. Fifteen mobile apps competed in seven award categories. A total of $3,000 in prize money was awarded.
Texas Instruments and Continental announced their collaboration on the first 65nm ARM Cortex safety microcontrollers with flash technology in volume production.