Automotive Electronics


Car to Car Wireless Communication System Designed by NXP

NXP Semiconductors designed car-to-x (C2X) communication system and gave a live demonstration of car-to-x (C2X) communication on a public road in the Netherlands. This is an automotive-ready hardware platform for connected mobility. NXP has co-developed the C2X platform with Australian-based Cohda Wireless. Combined with telematics for location-based services and networking security, the platform enables the […]

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Volvo Car Corporation is taking the next step in active safety by developing a system that alerts and automatically brakes for animals on the road. The new system will be launched on the market in a few years’ time. The project to develop a safety system that reduces the risk of collisions with wild animals […]

Read more >>> Car Safety Radar System for Animal Collision Detection & Automatic Brake

Automotive Central Body Controller supervises and controls functions related to the car body such as lights, windows, door lock and works as a gateway for CAN and LIN networks. Load control can either be directly from the DBM or via CAN/LIN communication with remote ECUs. The central body controller often incorporates RFID functions like remote […]

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Automotive safety is evolving from passive systems such as seat belts, airbags and crash detection to active sensing networks capable of collision avoidance and accident prevention. Radar is an especially promising active safety improvement and has the potential to significantly reduce the number and severity of distracted driving accidents. Analog Devices, Inc. introduced an affordable […]

Read more >>> Automotive Safety RADAR System for Intelligent Vehicle Design

Employees of GE Energy Industrial Solutions join Connecticut Governor to unveil the GE Electric Vehicle (EV) Solar Carport in Plainville, Conn. The GE EV Solar Carport Project, one of the most expansive undertakings of its type in North America, uses GE’s new smart EV Charging Stations to charge the electric vehicles hitting the streets of […]

Read more >>> Solar Car-Port for Charging Electric Vehicles (EV) – Solar Powered Car Battery Charging

Self-driving cars are driverless robotic vehicles, which are equipped with an autopilot system that is capable of driving from one point to another without input from a human operator. This technology is distinct from vehicles with a remote operator. Many self-driving cars are under research and prototype testing. Some proposed systems depend on infrastructure-based guidance […]

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Light Speed vehicle head-up display system enhances road safety and changes the rules of automotive design. Light Speed vehicle head-up display system is designed with Holographic Laser Projection (HLP) technology. Light Speed vehicle head-up display system displays real-time information such as speed, road warnings and GPS information and provides driver assistance using dashboard computer and GPS systems. In addition to head-up displays, HLP’s™ ability to project perfectly onto curved surfaces opens up exciting new avenues in automotive design. Light Speed™ vehicle head-up display system is a new vision of the car’s instrument cluster, a three-dimensional display and control console hosting all major entertainment, telecommunication and navigation functions.

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Microchip Technology Inc., a microcontroller-based design solutions provider, unveiled a Machine-to-Machine (M2M) PICtail™ Daughter Board that comes with all of the hardware, wireless-communication protocols and application-code examples needed to help designers jump start their fleet-management or real-time location-based service application with GPS, GSM, and GPRS mobile technologies. Developed with u-blox, the new Daughter Board includes […]

Read more >>> GPS/GSM/GPRS Wireless Communication System for Vehicle Tracking and Fleet Management

The Water-in-Fuel Sensor/Detector performs water detection in fuels (Jet Fuel, Diesel Fuel, Gasoline, Petrol). Water-in-Fuel Sensors are used in fuel filters, fuel/water separator, fuel refining, fuel analysis, and fuel management for engine protection in heavy vehicles such as truck, automotive, heavy equipment, ship marine, industrial and agricultural diesel engines. Diesel fuel filter/water separator systems are […]

Read more >>> Water in Fuel Detector – Fuel Filter – Fuel Analysis – Fuel Refining

Automatic Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor determines the fluid temperature inside the automatic transmission unit. Transmission fluid temperature sensor is often used for diagnostic purposes to check ATF (Automatic Transmission Fluid) at the correct temperature. The main use of transmission fluid temperature sensor has been as a failsafe feature to downshift the transmission if the ATF […]

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Accelerator pedal position sensors indicates the position of the accelerator on vehicle models with electronic throttle control. Accelerator pedal sensor is basically a throttle position sensor (TPS) with a pedal attached. The accelerator pedal sensor is part of the accelerator pedal. The accelerator pedal sensors are mostly used in “drive by wire” systems. The accelerator […]

Read more >>> Acceleration Pedal Position Sensors for Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Vehicles

Throttle position sensor is a sensor used to monitor the position of the throttle in an internal combustion engine. Throttle position sensor is usually located on the butterfly spindle so that it can directly monitor the position of the throttle valve butterfly. Throttle position sensor is usually a potentiometer, and therefore provides a variable resistance […]

Read more >>> Throttle Position Sensors for Engine Control Unit (ECU)

Laser spark plug ignition systems are coming soon as alternatives to replace conventional automobile spark plugs. Laser ignition systems work on Laser beam Fiber-Optic principles. High energy lasers can ignite the lean air-fuel mixtures at low power consumption from battery. Laser spark plug ignition systems helps design cleaner, faster ignition, and more fuel efficient vehicles. […]

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Intelligent Parking Assist System (IPAS), also known as the Advanced Parking Guidance System (APGS), is an automatic car parking system technology that assists drivers in parking their vehicle with the help of car parking sensors, rear-view cameras, sonar parking sensors, etc. Many new drivers experience that the driving is easy, but the parking is difficult, […]

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Antilock braking systems (ABSs) are driver assistance electronics systems that monitor and control wheel slip during vehicle braking. ABSs can improve vehicle control during braking, and reduce stopping distances on slippery (split or low coefficient of friction) road surfaces by limiting wheel slip and minimizing lockup.

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Automatic Emergency Brake Assist is a safety system in motor vehicles designed to ensure maximum braking power is used in an emergency stop situation. Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) combines advanced Driver Assist Systems and Electronic Stability Control to slow the vehicle and potentially mitigate the severity of an impact when a collision is unavoidable. By […]

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Automatic Braking is a technology for automobiles to sense an imminent collision with another vehicle, person or obstacle or a danger such as a high speed approach to a stop sign and to respond with the braking system by either precharging the brakes or by applying the brakes to slow the vehicle without any driver […]

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Cruise control is also known as speed control or autocruise. Cruise control is a system that automatically controls the speed of a motor vehicle, as takes over the throttle of the car to maintain a steady speed as set by the driver. The cruise control module uses a microprocessor to monitor the car speed, and […]

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Drive-by-wire technology in automotive industry replaces the traditional mechanical and hydraulic control systems with electronic control systems using electromechanical actuators and human-machine interfaces such as pedal and steering feel emulators. Brake-by-wire represents the replacement of traditional components such as the pumps, hoses, fluids, belts and vacuum servos and master cylinders with electronic sensors and actuators. […]

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Electronic throttle control (ETC) is an automobile technology which severs the mechanical link between the accelerator pedal and the throttle. Most automobiles already use a throttle position sensor (TPS) to provide input to traction control, antilock brakes, fuel injection, and other systems, but use a bowden cable to directly connect the pedal with the throttle. […]

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