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    Does the acquisition of Arm give NVIDIA the keys to autonomous driving?
    US-based NVIDIA’s announced agreement to acquire UK-based Arm from SoftBank is a significant development for automotive electronics. Arm brings CPU intellectual property (IP) expertise that has enabled low-powered, embedded solutions, and NVIDIA’s graphics processing unit (GPU) IP expertise has ...
    Mainland China’s mobility service market to drive demand for autonomous driving technology
    Since the first autonomous car competition organized by the US Department of Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) in 2004, the United States has been at the center stage of autonomous driving. Alphabet’s Google Self-Driving Car Project, which later became an independent company called Waymo, w...
    14-Aug-2020 Insights Technology Trends Pinned
    SK Innovation developing next generation fast charging, long-life batteries
    SK Innovation unveiled its direction of "Battery for Next Generation" at InterBattery 2020 hosted by South Korea's Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, according to a company press release on 22 October. SK Innovation is developing next generation fast charging batteries for electric vehicles (EV...
    23-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Airbiquity launches OTAmatic Vehicle Configurator to manage connected vehicle software
    Airbiquity has launched its OTAmatic Vehicle Configurator for managing connected vehicle software, the company said in a press release on 22 October. The configurator gives automakers insight into hardware and software components in a vehicle, manage known combinations of electronic control units an...
    23-Oct-2020 News New Products
    General Motors unveils new electric Hummer
    General Motors has unveiled the new all-electric GMC Hummer Edition 1 pick-up truck, according to a company press release on 21 October. The new Hummer generates 1,000 hp and a peak torque of nearly 15,600 Nm. The model is equipped with a 24-module, double-stacked Ultium battery propulsion system th...
    22-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Faraday Future unveils details of HUD on FF 91 luxury electric car
    Faraday Future has revealed details of its FF 91 electric vehicle (EV) such as updates to its head-up display (HUD) functionality, the auto company said in a press release on 21 October. The FF 91 features a central hub 15.4-inch display up front, a predictive home screen customizable based on perso...
    22-Oct-2020 News New Products
    STM reveals features of automotive microcontrollers for security in next-gen domain architectures
    STMicroelectronics has revealed details of its Stellar automotive microcontrollers which ensure reliable execution of multiple independent real-time applications, the company said in a press release on 20 October. Stellar features include a state-of-the-art processor with hardware support for vir...
    22-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Nexteer develops new high-output electric power steering system
    Nexteer Automotive has developed a new high output electric power steering system. According to a press release issued by Nexteer on 21 October, the China-owned supplier has stated that this new system delivers improved safety and comfort features as well as better fuel efficiency for light commerci...
    22-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Tesla begins rolling out Full Self-Driving software
    Tesla has started rolling out its first Full Self-Driving (FSD) software to select group of customers this week, the company’s CEO Elon Musk announced on twitter on 21 October. “FSD beta rollout happening tonight. Will be extremely slow and cautious, as it should,” Musk tweeted yesterday....
    22-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Continental set up ‘Center of Competence’ for vehicle networking and information
    Continental has set up a ‘Center of Competence’ for Vehicle Networking and Information (VNI) key projects, the German supplier announced in a press release on 21 October 2020.The VNI business area develops solutions and services for networking vehicles with drivers and passengers, other vehicles...
    22-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Continental develops synthetic modular coupling for automotive thermal management
    Continental and system supplier aft automotive’s joint venture (JV), JoinPlas, has won the Materialica Design + Technology Award for its synthetic modular coupling system for thermal management in vehicles. According to a press release issued by Continental on 21 October, the company stated that t...
    Ford, Argo AI start deploying fourth-generation autonomous driving test vehicles in US
    Ford and Argo AI have started deploying fourth generation autonomous driving vehicles, built on the Escape Hybrid platform, in testing in the United States, the automaker said in a blog on Medium. The new generation autonomous vehicle features the latest advancements in sensing and computing te...
    21-Oct-2020 News New Products
    EV Connect launches partner program for EV charging solutions
    Electric vehicle (EV) charging management company EV Connect has launched a Partner Program to expand access to EV charging stations and improve their maintenance, according to a company press release on 14 October 2020. BTCPower, EVBox, and EVOCHARGE® have joined the program as partners. The ...
    21-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Borealis supplies renewable phenol to Covestro for use in headlights
    Borealis is supplying certified renewable phenol made from Neste's bio-based hydrocarbons to Covestro for use in vehicle headlights, the two companies said in a joint press release on 20 October. Covestro has received a first delivery of 1,000 tons of renewable phenol from Borealis, produced with re...
    21-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Foxconn unveils new open platform for EVs
    Foxconn has unveiled a new  software and hardware open platform ‘MIH’ for manufacturing electric vehicles (EVs), the company announced in a press release on 16 October. Foxconn said that the MIH platform can be used for developing EVs for different models including sedans and sports utility...
    20-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Startup Foretellix unveils new verification package for ALKS
    Foretellix, an Israel-based startup working in the field of measurable safety for driver assistance and autonomous vehicles, has released its new automated lane keeping system (ALKS) verification package, the company said in a press release on 19 October. The new package will help automaker address ...
    20-Oct-2020 News New Products
    WISeKey’s cyber-security platform for connected cars addresses issues from system vulnerabilities
    WISeKey announced that its cyber-security hardware and software platform for connected cars addresses safety and security issues arising from system vulnerabilities, a company press release on 13 October read. The public key infrastructure (PKI) platform allows users to securely interact with a c...
    20-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Allegro MicroSystems introduces portfolio of 80V motor drivers for advanced 48V automotive systems
    Allegro MicroSystems has unveiled a portfolio of 80V motor drivers for advanced 48V automotive systems, the company said in a press release on 19 October. The new suite of fully integrated gate drivers offer optimized architecture and performance impacting vehicle weight, battery/fuel efficiency, an...
    20-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Cepton to showcase intelligent lidar solutions at Automotive World 2020
    US-based lidar startup Cepton Technologies, Inc. will exhibit its latest lidar solutions for smart mobility at Automotive World 2020, to be held in Portmesse Nagoya, Japan, this week, according to a press release on 19 October 2020. Cepton will showcase state-of-the-art Vista® series lidar senso...
    20-Oct-2020 News New Products
    LANXESS develops new flame-retardant thermoplastic composite material for EVs
    LANXESS has developed new flame-retardant thermoplastic composite materials with a polyamide 6 matrix for automotive applications, according to a company press release on 16 October. The new material is available in three halogen-free, flame-retardant Tepex variants with a polyamide 6 matrix. “The...
    20-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Seoul Semiconductor launches new WICOP ultra high luminance series LEDs for headlamps
    Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. has developed a next-generation Wafer Integrated Chip on PCB (WICOP) Ultra High Luminance (UHL) Series LEDs for vehicle headlamps, South Korea-based provider of LED products and technology announced in a press release on 15 October. The company plans to begin mass produ...
    20-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Karma Automotive announces pricing for all-electric GSe-6
    Karma Automotive has announced the pricing for its first all-electric vehicle GSe-6, according to a company press release on 16 October. The electric sedan has been priced starting at USD79,900 (before all tax rebates and incentives) and can be reserved for a fully-refundable USD100 deposit. Deliver...
    19-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Microvast unveils new fast-charging battery cell
    Microvast unveiled a new fast-charging battery cell ‘MpCO 17.5Ah’, which is compatible with several transportation segments, the company announced in a press release on 13 October. Microvast said that the power cell can be charged from 0 to 100% within 20 minutes. Serial production of MpCO 17.5A...
    19-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Sanborn develops next-generation HD Map technology ‘Sanborn M-Map’ for Level 4/5 autonomous vehicles
    Sanborn has implemented the Sanborn M-Map product line, its next-generation of high-definition (HD) map technology for Level 4/5 autonomous vehicles, the company said in a press release on 13 October. “The Sanborn M-Map, developed for the autonomous vehicle market, provides precision datasets with...
    19-Oct-2020 News New Products
    NTN Corporation introduces ULTAGE tapered roller bearing
    NTN Corporation has started the mass production and delivery of the ULTAGE tapered roller bearing for automotive application developed for automotive transmissions and differentials. According to a press release issued by NTN Corporation on 16 October, the company stated that the roller design of th...
    19-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Maxim Integrated develops new automotive buck-boost controller
    Maxim Integrated has developed a new automotive buck-boost controller, according to a company press release on 13 October 2020. The new compact, low-cost solution MAX25430 helps reduce design size up to 40% compared to competitive solutions and offer the industry’s lowest cost for increasing the n...
    19-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Startup StradVision collaborates with Testworks to improve autonomous vehicle safety
    StradVision is collaborating with Testworks to improve the data processing efficiency and accuracy of its SVNet deep learning-based software, the company said in a press release on 19 October. Testworks, a social enterprise company in South Korea, develops innovative solutions in artificial intellig...
    19-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Diodes develops 40V dual MOSFET in 3.3 mm x 3.3 mm package for automotive market
    Diodes Incorporated has unveiled an automotive-compliant 40V dual MOSFET in a 3.3 mm x 3.3 mm package, the company said in a press release on 15 October. The DMT47M2LDVQ can replace two discrete metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs) to reduce the board space footprint in elect...
    16-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Renault expands hybrid lineup with new Arkana E-TECH Hybrid, Captur E-TECH Hybrid
    Renault has expanded its hybrid lineup with the launch of the Arkana E-TECH Hybrid and the Captur E-TECH Hybrid, the French automaker said in a press release on 15 October. In addition, the French automaker has launched its Megane hatchback with E-TECH plug-in hybrid (PHEV) technology. The three hyb...
    16-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Cadillac introduces fourth-generation MagneRide magnetic ride control suspension in CT4-V, CT5-V, CT5 Sport, and Escalade
    Cadillac has introduced the fourth-generation MagneRide magnetic ride control suspension in its CT4-V, CT5-V, CT5 Sport, and Escalade vehicles, according to a company press release on 15 October. The automaker claims it is the world’s fastest reacting suspension technology, which allows for i...
    16-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Röhm introduces new heat-resistant molding compound for automotive applications
    Röhm’s Molding Compounds Business Unit has introduced a heat-resistant special molding compound ‘Plexiglas® Optical HT’, according to a company press release on 15 October. Plexiglas® Optical HT is designed specifically for applications where high-performance LEDs are used. The Plexiglas mo...
    16-Oct-2020 News New Products
    ZF unveils next generation of AKC active rear axle steering system
    German automotive components manufacturer ZF Friedrichshafen has announced the second generation of its AKC (Active Kinematics Control) active rear axle steering. According to a press release issued by ZF on 14 October, this new system features a greater steering angle of up to 10 deg...
    16-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Renault unveils Mégane eVision concept, all-new Dacia Spring Electric
    French carmaker Renault has unveiled its latest pure-electric concept vehicle, the Mégane eVision concept. One of the companies owned by Groupe Renault, Dacia, has also unveiled its all-electric city car, the Spring Electric. According to a press releases issued by Groupe Renault on 15 October, ...
    16-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Startup C2A Security launches AutoSec automotive cyber-security lifecycle management platform
    C2A Security has launched AutoSec cyber-security lifecycle management platform, the startup said in a press filing on 14 October. C2A says AutoSec will enable a better coordination among stakeholders in the automotive supply chain. It will harmonize communication among all the players down the su...
    15-Oct-2020 News New Products
    EasyMile to deploy EZ10 autonomous shuttle in mix traffic in Belgium
    EasyMile will deploy its EZ10 autonomous shuttle in Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium, as part of Navajo project ,which aims to offer new mobility service and test autonomous vehicles in a complex environment, the company said in a press release on 9 October. The shuttle will operate in a mixed traffic, sha...
    15-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Startup Innoviz Technologies unveil next-generation InnovizTwo lidar for autonomous driving
    Innoviz Technologies has introduced its next-generation automotive-grade lidar sensor InnovizTwo for autonomous driving, Israel-based startup said in a press release on 14 October. The new high-performance lidar offers a fully integrated solution for all level of autonomous driving. Innoviz has not ...
    15-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Audi launches Q8 TFSI e quattro PHEV SUV in Europe
    Germany-based luxury and sportscar manufacturer, Audi, has announced the newest addition to its electrified vehicle portfolio, the Q8 TFSI e quattro plug-in hybrid. In a press release issued by Audi on 13 October, the company has mentioned that this new SUV will be put on sale in two different versi...
    15-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Mercedes-Benz conducts listening tests for EQ EV models for selectable soundscapes
    Mercedes-Benz has announced that its EQ electric vehicles (EVs) will become a multi-sensory experience with selectable soundscapes and feedback sounds, a press release by the German carmaker read on 13 October. Mercedes-Benz conducted a listening test in a demo EQC and showed that different sound...
    14-Oct-2020 News New Products
    LeddarTech enters collaboration with Flex to develop automotive lidar solution
    LeddarTech has entered a collaboration with Flex to develop a lidar evaluation kit and related service offering for design, development, and manufacturing of automotive lidar sensors, the company said in a press release on 13 October. The collaboration combines the flexibility and scalability of Led...
    14-Oct-2020 News New Products
    DENSO introduces new battery-monitoring integrated circuit for Li-ion batteries
    DENSO has developed a new generation battery-monitoring integrated circuit (IC) for lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries in electric vehicles (EVs), the company said in a press release on 13 October. The IC helps improve efficiency of EVs usage of batteries, fuel efficiency while extending the driving ...
    14-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Volkswagen launches two PHEV versions of the Touareg SUV
    German automaker Volkswagen has launched two plug-in hybrid (PHEV) versions of its flagship SUV, the Touareg. According to a press release issued by Volkswagen on 13 October, the two new models are the Touareg eHybrid and the Touareg R PHEV. While the former puts out a combined system power outpu...
    14-Oct-2020 News New Products
    TDK unveils miniaturized automotive power inductors
    TDK Corporation has developed a new power inductor, BCL322515RT, for use in automotive electronics, the Japanese supplier said in a press release on 13 October. The new product is intended for insertion into the power line of an automobile electronic control circuit (ECU). The company expects to sta...
    14-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Rochling Automotive develops new bioplastic made of renewable raw materials
    Röchling Automotive has developed a new bioplastic made of at least 90% renewable raw materials, according to a company press release on 12 October 2020. The new bioplastic Röchling-BioBoom is a patented polylactide (PLA)-based biopolymer made of renewable raw materials. The company said that the ...
    14-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Enel X opens new EV charging corridor in Central and South America
    Italian energy solutions company, Enel X, has announced the inauguration of a new electric vehicle (EV) charging corridor that spans 11 countries connecting North America to the southernmost point of South America. According to a press release issued by Enel X on 9 October, the company stated that t...
    13-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Nexperia develops new LED drivers for automotive market 
    Nexperia has developed a new range of LED drivers for the automotive market, the company said in a press release on 12 October. Part of the space-saving DFN2020D-6 package, the drivers feature side-wettable flanks (SWF), which use automated optical inspection (AOI) and improve reliability. “The...
    13-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Startup Hesai Technology unveils new mid-range lidar for autonomous driving
    Hesai Technology has unveiled a new 32-channel mid-range lidar sensor called “PandarXT” for use in low-to-medium autonomous driving, the company said in a press release on 12 October. PandarXT is based on a new system architecture that integrates self-developed application-specific integrat...
    13-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Honda launches MY 2021 Accord in US with updated hybrid powertrain
    Japan-based automaker, Honda, has announced the launch of the newest version of its Accord sedan in the United States. According to a press release issued by Honda on 12 October, the new Accord Hybrid will be driven by Honda’s hybrid system that produces a combined system power output of 212 hp an...
    13-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Panasonic commercializes anti-glare type anti-reflection film for automotive displays 
    Panasonic announced on 12 October that its Industrial Solutions Company has commercialized an anti-glare type anti-reflection film for automotive displays. The company has started shipping samples and will start mass producing in April 2021. Automotive displays include instrument cluster panels, ...
    13-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Hyundai launches MY 2021 Santa Fe with hybrid powertrain
    South Korean carmaker Hyundai has launched the new Santa Fe SUV with hybrid powertrain in the United States. According to a press release issued by Hyundai on 12 October, the new Santa Fe is equipped with a Smartstream series 1.6L, direct injected, turbocharged 4-cylinder gasoline engine that is pai...
    13-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Volvo Cars files patent application for sliding steering wheel
    In September, Volvo Cars filed a patent application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (US PTO) for a drive-by-wire steering wheel that slides from one side of the cabin to another side, the Business Insider reported on 8 October, citing Rivian Owners Forum. The patent describes...
    12-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Mercedes-Benz launches all-electric EQC in India
    German luxury and sportscar manufacturer, Mercedes-Benz, has launched its new all-electric SUV, the EQC, in India. In a press statement issued by Mercedes-Benz last week, the company has priced this vehicle at INR99.30 lakhs (approximately USD135,800). For the first 50 units of the EQC sold in India...
    12-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Startup InoBat Auto unveils new 'intelligent' EV battery
    InoBat Auto has unveiled a new ‘intelligent’ electric vehicle (EV) battery. InoBat Auto announced in a press release on 9 october. The company informed that the battery has been developed through a combination of artificial intelligence (AI) and High Throughput (HTP) technology. The battery can ...
    12-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Marvell develops automotive gigabit Ethernet PHY solution with integrated media access control security technology
    Marvell has unveiled an automotive gigabit Ethernet PHY solution with integrated media access control security (MACsec) technology for secure point-to-point communication, the company said in a press release on 7 October. The new Open Alliance TC10–compliant, dual-speed Ethernet PHY enables ene...
    12-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Jaguar Land Rover introduces new noise-cancellation technology
    Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has developed a new noise-cancellation technology for cutting down on road and tire sounds from the cabin, the British carmaker said in a press release on 9 October. The technology has been introduced on the new Jaguar F-PACE, Jaguar XF, and Range Rover Velar. It allo...
    12-Oct-2020 News New Products
    MAHLE develops jet injection technology to deliver improved engine performance
    German automotive components and systems supplier, MAHLE, has developed the new passive MAHLE Jet Ignition (MJI) technology. This new technology was presented by MAHLE Powertrain at the at Aachen Kolloquium last week. According to a press release issued by MAHLE on 5 October, the company stated t...
    12-Oct-2020 News New Products
    McLaren to launch next-generation high-performance hybrid supercar in 2021
    British supercar manufacturer, McLaren, has announced that its new high-performance hybrid supercar will be introduced during the first half of 2021. According to a press release issued by McLaren on 6 October, this new supercar will be the company’s first series-production hybrid, featuring a new...
    12-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Startup Wallbox unveils new EV fast charger 'Supernova'
    Electric vehicle (EV) charging startup Wallbox has unveiled its new fast public charger ‘Supernova,’ the company announced in a press release on 8 October. The company claims its charger delivers 65 kW of charging power at half the cost of similar chargers. Production of Supernova is e...
    09-Oct-2020 News New Products
    ZKW integrates lidar sensors into headlamps
    Austrian lighting system supplier ZKW has integrated lidar sensors into headlamps of a test vehicle under its ongoing project ‘Dragonfly’, the company announced in a press release on 6 October. This significantly expands the field of view (FoV), especially during night driving. Moreover, headlam...
    09-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Polestar 2 get EPA-rated range of 233 miles
    Polestar’s all-electric model Polestar 2 has received United States Environmental Protection Agency-certified range of 233 miles (375 km), reported news website InsideEVs on 6 October. The combined energy efficiency of the Polestar 2 has been rated at 92 MPGe (miles per gallon equivalent). Sign...
    08-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Epic Games unveils new Unreal Engine HMI initiative for automotive infotainment and digital cockpit
    Epic Games has launched a new HMI (human-machine interface) initiative for automotive infotainment and digital cockpit, the company said in a press release on 7 October. The new Unreal Engine will make its debut in General Motors’ soon-to-be-revealed GMC HUMMER EV. Epic is expected to unveil more ...
    08-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Grupo Antolin, CTAG launch Mixed Unit insAI for research on occupant monitoring in vehicles
    Grupo Antolin and Centro Tecnológico de Automoción de Galicia (CTAG - Galician Automotive Technology Center), have jointly launched the Mixed Unit insAI with the objective of researching intelligent and innovative solutions for monitoring the occupants of a vehicle, the Spanish auto parts supplier...
    08-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Opel equips new Crosland SUV with advanced safety and driver assist technologies
    Opel has equipped new Crossland sports utility vehicle (SUV) with advanced safety and driver assist technologies, the German carmaker owned by French automotive group PSA said in a press release on 7 October. The active safety and driver assist features on the new SUV include forward collision alert...
    08-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Hitachi Automotive unveils new automated parking brake
    Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. has unveiled a new heavy-duty automated parking brake (APB HD) especially designed for pickup trucks, vans, sport utility vehicles (SUVs), and light commercial vehicles, the Japanese supplier said in a press release on 7 October 2020. The new brake system was develop...
    08-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Nexen Tire develops AI- and Big Data-based methodology to reduce tire noise
    South Korean tire manufacturer, Nexen Tire, has announced that it has developed a new methodology based on artificial intelligence (AI) and Big Data to cut back on tire noise. In a press release issued by Nexen Tire on 7 October, the company stated that the big data research for Noise, Vibration, an...
    08-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Volvo plans to launch compact all-electric SUV on new platform from Geely
    Volvo is planning to launch a compact all-electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) on a new platform from its parent company Geely, called ‘Sustainable Experience Architecture’ (SEA), Auto Express reported on 1 October citing Volvo head Hakan Samuelsson. According to the report, the SUV could be nam...
    07-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Vishay unveils NTC thermistor for automotive applications
    Vishay Intertechnology has unveiled a new epoxy-coated NTC thermistor with nickel-iron (NiFe) leads and a low thermal gradient temperature measurement, sensing, and control in automotive applications, the company said in a press release on 5 October. The device enables temperature measurement accura...
    07-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Mercedes-Benz to focus on in-house software development with new MB.OS operating system
    Mercedes-Benz has announced its proprietary MB.OS operating system, with a clear indication on in-house software development. In a press release dated 6 October, the German carmaker said that MB.OS is scheduled for launch in 2024. “We will do this with an intelligent electric platform strategy ...
    07-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Luminar enters B Sample phase for Iris lidar sensor
    Luminar has entered the B Sample phase for its next-generation Iris lidar sensor technology, the company said in a press release on 6 October. The company also began shipping first units of the lidar sensor to Volvo Cars from its manufacturing facility in Orlando, Florida, United States. “It’...
    07-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Infineon launches new ‘Traveo II Body’ microcontroller family for vehicle electronic systems
    Infineon Technologies has launched Traveo™ II Body microcontroller family for vehicle electronic systems, according to a company press release on 5 October 2020. The new product family addresses a wide range of automotive applications, including body control modules, door, window, sunroof, and sea...
    07-Oct-2020 News New Products
    BASF introduces Ultramid polyamide for vehicle interior applications
    BASF has introduced new Ultramid polyamides—Ultramid® B3E2G6 SI BK23353 and Ultramid® B3E2G10 SI BK23353—for vehicle interior applications, according to a company press release on 6 October. The new materials are suitable for air ventilation lamellas, steering column levers, armrests, cup hold...
    07-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Mercedes-Benz to launch four new EVs based on new EVA
    Germany-based luxury and sportscar manufacturer, Mercedes-Benz, has announced a new strategy to pursue profitable growth in the luxury segment and target leadership in electric drive and car software. According to a press release issued by Mercedes-Benz on 6 October, the company stated that this six...
    07-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Vitesco Technologies develops new manufacturing process for transmission control units
    Vitesco Technologies, supplier of modern drive technologies and electrification solutions, has developed a new manufacturing process for transmission control units. According to a press release issued by Vitesco on 5 October, the company stated that compared to conventional control units, the new ov...
    06-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Elektrobit, Unity Technology collaborate on automotive HMIs
    Elektrobit has announced a collaboration with Unity Technology to streamline the process to design and develop automotive human-machine interfaces (HMIs), the company said in a press release on 5 October. The collaboration leverages the power of Elektrobit’s EB Guide HMI development toolchain and ...
    06-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Peugeot opens booking for e-Traveller all-electric van in UK
    Peugeot has opened booking for the all-electric van e-Traveller in the United Kingdom, the company announced in a press release on 2 October. The new e-Traveller will arrive in UK showrooms in 2021. Customers can reserve a vehicle with a single, fully-refundable deposit of GBP250 (USD322). “The ne...
    06-Oct-2020 News New Products
    INFICON develops new leak-detection systems for EV batteries
    INFICON has developed a new advanced leak-detection system for electric vehicle (EV) batteries, the company announced in a press release on 5 October. According to the company, the new ‘ELT3000’ technology can spot dangerous leaks in lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery cells 1,000 times smaller th...
    06-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Lotus to develop next-gen architecture for EVs
    UK-based automaker Lotus, along with its partners, will develop a next generation architecture for battery electric vehicles (BEV), the company announced in a press release on 2 October. Lotus has won support and funding from the UK Government for development of Lightweight Electric Vehicle Architec...
    06-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Startup Ouster develops high-performance digital lidar sensor for ADAS market
    Lidar startup Ouster has developed a new high performance solid-state lidar sensor based on its digital lidar architecture, according to a press release on 5 October 2020. The company claims that its new ‘ES2’ sensor will be the first true solid-state, high-resolution, long-range digital lidar s...
    06-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Startup StradVision introduces new solution for 360° vision at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference 2020
    South Korean startup StradVision has unveiled its new advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) solution for automotive surround view monitoring at NVIDIA's 11th GPU Technology Conference (GTC) 2020, according to a press release on 5 October 2020. The company’s flagship product SVNet works with Su...
    06-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Startup DeepMap launches ‘DeepMap HDR’ service to support Level 2+ hands-free driving
    DeepMap, a US-based startup developing HD map and localization solution for all levels of autonomy, has launched DeepMap its high-definition reference (HDR) service for companies who are building hands-free Level 2+ automated driving systems using crowdsourced maps, the company said in a p...
    06-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Huber+Sunher introduces cable system for EVs
    HUBER+SUHNER, a supplier of high voltage connectivity solutions for electric vehicles (EVs), has unveiled its RADOX EV-C Multi-Core cable system, which has been specifically designed for use with auxiliary devices within EVs, according to a company press release on 1 October. The new EV-C Multi-Core...
    06-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Audi Hungary to introduce aluminum closed loop to support sustainable production
    German luxury and sportscar manufacturer, Audi, has introduced the aluminium closed loop at its manufacturing facility in Hungary. According to a press release issued by Audi Hungaria on 2 October, the company uses approximately 38,000 metric tons of aluminium each year. The aluminum production p...
    06-Oct-2020 News New Products
    BMW starts production of all-electric iX3 in China
    BMW has rolled out the first unit of its new all-electric iX3 from the production line at BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) plant in Shenyang, China, the automaker announced in a press release on 2 October. “Today, we begin production of the BMW iX3, the first pure electric model from our core BMW b...
    05-Oct-2020 News New Products
    ŠKODA launches new weather and news apps for third-generation Modular Infotainment Matrix systems
    ŠKODA has developed weather and news apps for its third-generation Modular Infotainment Matrix systems, the Czech carmaker said in a press release on 1 October. The new apps are available for download in Scala and Kamiq models fitted with the Amundsen infotainment system and in model year (MY) ...
    05-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Volvo Cars begins manufacturing of XC40 Recharge all-electric SUV in Belgium
    Volvo Cars has commenced the manufacturing of its first all-electric SUV XC40 Recharge at its Ghent manufacturing plant in Belgium, the Sweden-based carmaker said in a press release on 1 October. "Today is a momentous occasion for Volvo Cars and for all employees here in Ghent,” said Javier Varela...
    05-Oct-2020 News New Products
    COVID-19 pandemic: Continental develops plastic-made partition panel for passenger car interiors
    German auto parts supplier Continental has developed a partition panel made of plastic film for passenger car interiors that protects drivers and passengers against COVID-19 during transport, according to a company press release on 28 September 2020. The partition panel can be easily installed betwe...
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    Magna unveils next-generation EZ Entry seat
    Magna International has unveiled its fully automated, next-generation EZ Entry seat, according to a report by Automotive News Europe on 2 October. The seat will be available to automakers in fully automated, partially automated or manual options. The new seat with improved craftsmanship offers enhan...
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    Motherson partners with Israeli startup UBQ for carbon-neutral interior parts
    Motherson has partnered with Israeli startup UBQ Materials to produce carbon-neutral molded parts from UBQ’s polymer compound—converted from household waste, according to a report by Autocar Professional on 4 October. The two companies are working on the possible use of these material in automot...
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    Audi launches A3 Sportback 40 TFSI e PHEV
    German luxury and sportscar manufacturer, Audi, has launched the new A3 Sportback 40 TFSI e SUV. According to a press release issued by Audi on 29 September, this new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) SUV is driven by 1.4L, 4-cylinder gasoline engine that works in tandem with an electric motor to produce a comb...
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    MY2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing to feature racing-inspired carbon fiber seat backs
    The model year (MY) 2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing will feature premium racing-inspired seats with a carbon fiber seat back, Cadillac said in a press release on 29 September. The seat back will feature a precision book-matched design and laser-etched V-Series logo. The vehicle will be available ...
    02-Oct-2020 News New Products
    New Mercedes-Benz S Class will have Level 3 automated driving capability next year
    The next-generation Mercedes-Benz S Class will have Level 3 automated driving capability in the second half of 2021, the German automaker announced while unveiling its flagship premium sedan last month. The flagship sedan will come equipped with an enhanced version of the DRIVE PILOT system, which w...
    02-Oct-2020 News New Products
    Mazda opens booking for MX-30 all-electric SUV in UK
    Mazda has opened bookings for its all-electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) MX-30 in the United Kingdom, the company announced in a press release on 28 September. Mazda will start customer deliveries in March 2021. MX-30 has been priced starting at GBP27,495 (USD35,030) for the 500-model limited edit...
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    Volkswagen premieres new Golf variants with 48V mild hybrid technology
    Germany-based auto maker, Volkswagen, has premiered the newest Golf variants with mild hybrid powertrain options. According to a press release issued by Volkswagen on 9 September, the company has also debuted the new Golf Alltrack featuring Volkswagen’s 4Motion all-wheel drive (AWD). The mild h...
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    Mitsubishi to offer PHEV version of new Eclipse Cross
    Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has revealed the redesigned Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. For the first time, the company will expand its portfolio the plug-in hybrid (PHEV) drivetrain in select global markets. The new Eclipse Cross is scheduled for launch in the 2020 fiscal year. Following the Outland...
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    Dongfeng's Voyah to launch first EV in 2021
    Dongfeng is planning to launch its first electric vehicle (EV) under the Voyah brand in 2021, China Daily reported on 29 September. The EV will be a sport utility vehicle (SUV), which will be based on its iFree concept. Dongfeng has showcased the iFree concept at the 2020 Beijing International Autom...
    01-Oct-2020 News New Products
    TDK unveils stray-field 3D HAL position sensor for automotive industry
    TDK Corporation has developed a new stray-field robust 3D HAL position sensor, the company said in a press release on 30 September. The HAL 3970 is part of the Micronas masterHAL sensor family portfolio. The primary applications for the sensors include steering-angle detection and long-stroke measur...
    01-Oct-2020 News New Products
    New Opel Astra gets CVT automatic transmission
    PSA-owned German carmaker Opel has launched the new Opel Astra with a stepless transmission. According to a press release issued by Opel on 29 September, this new continuously variable transmission (CVT) will be offered on the Astra hatchback and station wagon. Opel states that the new Astra is d...
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    Arm develops new computing solutions for automotive applications
    Arm has unveiled three new computing solutions to accelerate autonomous decision-making capability across automotive and industrial applications, the UK-based chipset designer said in a press release on 29 September. The new solutions—Arm Cortex-A78AE central processing unit (CPU), Arm Mali-G...
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    Birla Carbon and CHASM Advanced Materials announce partnership on nanomaterials
    Birla Carbon, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of carbon black, and CHASM Advanced Materials Inc., a developer and manufacturer of proprietary advanced materials hybridized at the nanoscale, have announced a strategic partnership to commercialize novel nanomaterials to benefit various mark...
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    Auto China 2020: NIO to launch ‘Navigate on Pilot’ automated driving system in mainland China next month
    At the Auto China 2020, electric vehicle (EV) start-up NIO announced plans to release its much-awaited Navigation on Pilot (NOP) automated driving system in October, Tech Node reported on 30 September. The new system will allow hands-free driving in NIO’s vehicles on urban highways in mainland Chi...
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    Auto China 2020: Hyundai showcases electric concept Prophecy
    Hyundai Motor has showcased its all-electric vehicle concept Prophecy at the 2020 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2020), the company announced in a press release on 26 September. Hyundai also premiered its RM20e electric racing midship sports car prototype “It is our res...
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    Auto China 2020: SAIC showcases hydrogen fuel cell MPV Maxus EUNIQ7
    SAIC has showcased its hydrogen fuel cell multipurpose vehicle (MPV) Maxus EUNIQ7 at the 2020 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2020), the company announced in a press release on 27 September. The vehicle reportedly has a range of around 605 km, as per New European Driving Cycl...
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    Auto China 2020: Buick unveils all-electric crossover concept Electra
    Buick has unveiled its all-electric crossover concept Electra at the 2020 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2020), in China, the company announced in a press release on 28 September. Electra is equipped with General Motors’ advanced Ultium battery which enables a range of 660...
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