Renesas and Synopsys Expand Collaboration with VDK Support for Renesas’ RH850/E1x MCU Series

March 27, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Powertrain, Product News

 

Synopsys, Inc. announced the expansion of its Virtualizer™ Development Kit (VDK) portfolio for Renesas’ RH850 MCU with the new RH850/E1x series reference virtual prototype, which targets powertrain electronic control units (ECUs).

Coilcraft CPS Introduces Extreme Temperature Inductor

February 5, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Powertrain, Product News

 

The AT549RBT cored-spring inductor from Coilcraft CPS (Critical Products & Services) features a temperature rating of -55°C to +300°C, making it suitable for extreme-temperature applications such as on-engine automotive.

Continental Selects ams Position Sensor for Chassis Control

February 5, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Powertrain, Product News

 

International automotive supplier Continental is basing its new CPS series chassis height sensor on the AS5162, a magnetic position sensor from ams.

AeroVironment Introduces Dual-Voltage TurboCord for EV Charging

January 30, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Powertrain, Product News

 

AeroVironment, Inc. introduced TurboCord™, a compact, UL-listed, dual mode 240-volt/16-amperage and 120-volt portable charging cordset (MSRP $649) for EV charging. TurboCord is also available in a 240-volt only version (MSRP $599).

Bosch Start-Stop Coasting System

December 10, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Powertrain, Product News

 

A new Bosch start-stop system stops the engine when the vehicle is traveling at speed, helping to reduce fuel consumption by 10 percent.

ON Semi Adds Chips for Start-Stop, Driver Assistance

November 1, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Powertrain, Product News

 

ON Semiconductor introduced two new AEC-Qualified ICs which, thanks to their wide input voltage range and extensive operational temperature range, are highly optimized for automotive powertrain and in-cabin deployment.

Start-stop

dSPACE adds simulation models for pneumatic brake and air suspension systems

October 30, 2013 by  
Filed under Design, News, Powertrain, Product News

 

Beginning in early 2014, dSPACE will offer simulation models for pneumatic brake and air suspension systems.

The ASM Pneumatics model library, which will become part of the dSPACE Automotive Simulation Models (ASM) product family, enables realistic brake simulation for commercial vehicles, and comfort functions for passenger vehicles.

HELLA launches Nickel-Zinc evaluation for 48V mild hybrid vehicles

October 24, 2013 by  
Filed under Company News, Industry News, News, Powertrain

 

HELLA has signed a product evaluation contract with Nickel-Zinc (NiZn) battery developer PowerGenix and will conduct real-world vehicle tests to evaluate the ability of NiZN batteries to meet the high-power requirements of 48-volt mild hybrid systems, while also reducing overall system complexity and cost.

AVL BOBCAT 2 engine testing system

October 24, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Powertrain, Product News

 

AVL announced the launch of BOBCAT 2, the second generation of an affordable and integrated engine testing system from AVL’s COMPACT product line.

ams chip monitors/balances Li-Ion cells

October 16, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Powertrain, Product News

 

ams AG said its new AS8506 eliminates the need for a powerful processor, complex software and serial communications links that are used today for cell monitoring and balancing in Li-Ion systems.

Next Page »