Automotive and Motorsport

November issue of Instrumentation Monthly published online

The digital edition of the November issue of Instrumentation Monthly has been published. In this issue, in Monitoring & metering, we learn more about the stricter monitoring requirements for combustion emissions. We also find out about environmental monitoring. In our Internet of Things feature, we find out about the impact …

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Presto offers parallel testing of automotive products to provide faster time to market

Automotive electronics testing is one of the most exacting of all test and qualification protocols before production release because of the safety and liability considerations. The AEC Q100 revisions, ZVEI and its French equivalent SIA for accelerated environment stress tests not only list the time or number of cycles that …

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Will your next vehicle be Electric?

TTI is responding to industry trends within the automotive and transportation industries with a portfolio of leading franchises, technologies and products as documented in a new video and EV product guide. There are already over one million electric and hybrid vehicles on Europe’s roads, with EU sales of electric vehicles …

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Renesas Electronics and Mahindra Racing expand Formula E technology partnership for season 5

Renesas is expanding its strategic technology partnership with Mahindra & Mahindra, a pioneer in the development of electric vehicles (EVs), and Mahindra Racing, one of the ten founding teams competing in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, for the 2018-19 season. The team is collaborating on system-level design upgrades featuring …

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San José targeted to become pilot city for an automated on-demand ride-hailing service

Located on the southern shore of San Francisco Bay in Silicon Valley, and with more than one million inhabitants, San José is the third biggest city in California. It is planned to be the pilot city for trials, targeted to begin during the second half of 2019, of the highly …

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ON Semiconductor announces official supplier relationship with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport and Mercedes EQ Formula E Team

ON Semiconductor has been announced as an Official Supplier for Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport and Mercedes EQ Formula E team. The agreement will extend their automotive power solutions leadership onto the highly competitive world stages of Formula One and Formula E.  Building on the company’s technology, already utilised in the energy recovery …

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Millbrook grows ADAS technology test capabilities

Millbrook is expanding its Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) test facilities. Its customers, from automotive OEMs and tier-one suppliers to developers of connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technologies, are working tirelessly to develop their active safety capabilities and require more test support across all stages of their R&D process. Millbrook …

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MTS improves race-winning electric motor technology for Formula E

MTS has announced further power density improvements to its industry-leading electric motor and inverter technology for motorsport. Power density—packing more power into smaller, lighter motors—is a key component of successful racing. Leveraging experience and technology gained from developing energy recovery systems for Formula 1 racecars, MTS has developed its smallest, …

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Rohde & Schwarz helps develop electric Superbike for Isle of Man TT Zero race

Rohde & Schwarz has helped the University of Nottingham develop their electric Superbike which took second place in the SES TT Zero race at the Isle of Man TT this summer. The University of Nottingham achieved its highest ever placing at the event, splitting the two factory Mugen bikes, an …

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