Preh developed two battery management electronic control units (ECUs) for the fully electric BMW i3 – the BMU (battery management unit) and the CSSU (cell supervising sensor unit). The units are produced at the auto supplier’s headquarters in Bad Neustadt, Germany.
Advanced Driver Information Technology GmbH, ATS Advanced Telematic Systems GmbH, GlobalLogic, and OBIGO are joining the Linux Foundation.
Continental is launching production of short range radar sensors for advanced driver assistance systems at its plant in Seguin, Texas.
BorgWarner will expand its Powertrain Technical Center in Auburn Hills, Michigan, to support programs in North America and supplement its global network of technical centers. The nearly 46,000-square-foot addition will include space for program managers, sales and engineering professionals. The expansion is expected to be complete in early 2015 and support up to 200 regular full-time jobs at the BorgWarner facility.
By Rick Flores, AUTOSAR Spokesperson, Global Lead of Model-based Electrical System and Software Engineering, General Motors, USA
AUTOSAR is a partnership between automotive manufacturers and their suppliers as well as tool and semiconductor vendors.
Cohda Wireless, which specializes in connected vehicle technology, has appointed Bernd Luebben vice president of business development. He will head the firm’s new office in Munich and have global responsibility.
Honda and Acura said that rearview camera systems in most of their vehicles have met the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) advanced technology feature performance criteria and were the first vehicles to achieve DOT recognition on that basis.
by Mike Santarini, Publisher, Xcell Journal
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Volvo Car Group has completed a research project using magnets in the roadway to help the car determine its position.
Cohu, Inc. announced that Elmos Semiconductor AG selected Cohu’s SATURN as its next generation handler platform for automotive IC testing.