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Iconic partnership with TVR on the cards for Optimas

Iconic partnership with TVR on the cards for Optimas
The new owners of TVR are teaming up with road car design legend – Gordon Murray to launch a brand new sports car, and since the announcement the motoring community has been on its toes waiting for the details. And now, the wait is finally over, as at this year’s Goodwood Revival – TVR officially unveiled its 200mph+ supercar to the world.
12th September 2017

Manufacturer gears up for production of Canadian MSVS 8x8 axles

Manufacturer gears up for production of Canadian MSVS 8x8 axles
  Production of Volvo designed axles for the Kerax 8x8 logistic support vehicle being supplied to the Canadian Defence Forces by Mack Defense, a subsidiary of Renault Trucks Defense, is starting at the Texelis facility in Limoges, France.
11th September 2017

Chips chosen for Nissan LEAF automated parking system

Chips chosen for Nissan LEAF automated parking system
Supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, Renesas Electronics, has announced that its R-Car system-on-chip (SoC) for car infotainment and advanced driving assistant systems (ADAS) as well as its RH850 automotive control microcontroller (MCU) have been adopted by Nissan for the ProPILOT Park, a full-fledged automated-parking system, of its new LEAF, Nissan’s new 100% electric vehicle which debuted on 6th September 2017.
7th September 2017


Two new power inductors include specialised terminations

Two new power inductors include specialised terminations
The introduction of two new products to Colicraft’s line of high current moulded power inductors have been announced, and both offer exclusive termination options. The XTL7030 Series features side metal terminations for automated optical inspection (AOI) of the component during the solder reflow process.
30th August 2017

Rugged and flexible EtherCAT I/O cubes released

Rugged and flexible EtherCAT I/O cubes released
United Electronic Industries (UEI) has announced its new line of EtherCAT compliant I/O cubes. The DNA-ECAT series of I/O chassis is based on UEI’s popular DNA-series Cubes, but includes a new CPU module specifically designed to run as an EtherCAT slave. The DNA-ECAT offers all the I/O flexibility of the DNA Cubes, including compatibility with over 60 different I/O boards.
30th August 2017

Chip capacitors meet demanding automotive environments

Chip capacitors meet demanding automotive environments
The TCQ series conductive polymer chip capacitors from AVX has been added to the Rutronik portfolio. These robust capacitors are designed for demanding automotive applications. Qualified to the Automotive Electronics Council’s AEC-Q200 specification for passive components, the TCQ Series meets the AEC’s challenging 125°C lifetime stability test and humidity bias testing at 85°C and 85% relative humidity for up to 1,000 hours.
24th August 2017

Shunt resistors designed for automotive applications

Shunt resistors designed for automotive applications
  Electronics parts supplier based in Germany, KOA has introduced two new series of four terminal current shunts for high current applications.
23rd August 2017

Test chip to be designed with technologies including virtualisation

Test chip to be designed with technologies including virtualisation
Stepping up the collaboration, Imagination Technologies and DENSO are working around the development of enhanced processing technologies for future in-vehicle systems. DENSO has licensed the MIPS I6500 CPU and PowerVR Series8XT GT8525 GPU from Imagination to create a test chip to exploit the capabilities of technologies such as hardware multi-threading and virtualisation for automotive electronic systems including advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving.
10th August 2017

What to do when even the fast lane is too slow?

What to do when even the fast lane is too slow?
The excitement builds as we reach a half-way point in this year’s Formula 1 season. There’s finally multi-team battle for the WDC thanks to significant changes to the rule book which have dramatically altered the cars; making them faster and changing their appearance. Phil Holyome of engineering components specialists WDS Component Parts takes us behind the scenes for a technical pit stop.
8th August 2017

MCUs enable graphics in 2017 Toyota Camry Instrument Cluster

MCUs enable graphics in 2017 Toyota Camry Instrument Cluster
  Cypress Semiconductor has announced that automotive supplier DENSO has selected Cypress’ Traveo automotive microcontroller (MCU) family and FL-S Serial NOR Flash memory family to drive the advanced graphics in its instrument cluster for the 2017 Toyota Camry.
1st August 2017


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