European automaker awards major production contract
Continental is working with a major European vehicle manufacturer to integrate its next generation fuel pump technology into 2013 model year vehicles. The new technology is said to help reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.
austriamicrosystems said that Audi/Volkswagen has selected the AS8221 FlexRay transceiver for use in their electronic control units (ECUs). The AS8221 fully conforms to the FlexRay Electrical Physical Layer Specification V2.1 Rev B and is targeted for use in ECUs connected to the permanent battery supply where the transceiver manages the ECU power-up via its inhibit output pins.
dSPACE and EB (Elektrobit) are integrating their AUTOSAR tools to give developers of automotive electronic control unit (ECU) software a coordinated AUTOSAR modeling and simulation environment.
dSPACE and NAVTEQ have been working together to create an integrated development platform for digital map-enhanced advanced driver assistance systems. In order to create an optimally aligned tool chain for the efficient development of map-based advanced driver assistance systems, dSPACE is providing tools for electronic control unit (ECU) software development alongside NAVTEQ’s development platform for map-based advanced driver assistance systems.
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1. Introduction – Historical Background