Preh Develops ECUs and Control Systems for BMW

March 28, 2014 by  
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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. 

ABI Predicts Fast Growth for In-vehicle Wearables

February 7, 2014 by  
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According to ABI Research, in-vehicle wearable integration is the latest trend in automotive with announcements following each other in quick succession:

  • Harman’s ADAS Google Glass integration,
  • Hyundai’s Blue Link Glassware application,

NXP Mantis CAN Transceivers Approved by Volkswagen for Chokeless Use

January 21, 2014 by  
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NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced that Volkswagen has approved NXP Mantis™ CAN transceivers for use in Volkswagen vehicles without a common-mode choke, enabling significant system cost savings in applications.

NVIDIA Tegra K1 Visual Processor Features Quad-Core CPU, 192-Core GPU

January 7, 2014 by  
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NVIDIA said its new Tegra® K1 mobile processor features a quad-core CPU and a 192-core GPU, uses the energy-efficient NVIDIA Kepler™ architecture, and runs automotive applications that had previously not been possible with such low power consumption.

Dassault Systèmes to Acquire Realtime Technology AG (RTT)

December 30, 2013 by  
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Dassault Systèmes announced the signing of an acquisition agreement for an 84% controlling interest in Realtime Technology AG (RTT), which provides 3D visualization software, marketing solutions and computer generated imagery services.

At CES GENIVI Alliance Advises Automakers – Collaborate or Die

December 13, 2013 by  
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The critical importance of collaboration for automakers is the focus of “Collaborate or Die,” a Consumer Electronics Show (CES) panel session sponsored by the GENIVI Alliance.

Microchip Releases MOST150 Data Link Layer Specification

November 13, 2013 by  
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Microchip Technology Inc. has made its proprietary MOST150 Data Link Layer Specification available for license, on a royalty-bearing basis.

Nuance Adds Two New Services to Its Dragon Drive Platform

November 13, 2013 by  
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Nuance Communications, Inc. introduced a new generation of its Dragon Drive connected car platform, adding two new services to enable customizable content delivery for connected cars.

SiriusXM acquiring Agero Connected Vehicle Services division

August 19, 2013 by  
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SiriusXM Radio Inc. will acquire Agero, Inc.’s connected vehicle services division for $530 million in cash, leaving Agero to focus on its roadside assistance business.

INFICON leak detection systems

August 13, 2013 by  
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INFICON LDS-3000

Leak detectors developed by INFICON power many of the new leak detection systems available for automakers and their suppliers.

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