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On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Making Cost an Attribute in Electric Vehicle Development

This 30-minute Webinar will highlight how Arrival leverages aPriori’s automated cloud-based technology to optimize the vehicle development process.

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Digital Cockpit Architecture and Evolution: Past, Present, and Future

The megatrends of electrification, autonomy, shared driving or mobility-as-a-service, and the extension of the digital lifestyle to modern vehicles are transforming the automotive industry. Not only are these trends changing what and how we drive, but they are also...

White Papers: Transportation
Mastering Tolerances for Machined Parts

Mastering CNC tolerances can be challenging, even for experienced engineers, designers, and machinists. Are general tolerances good enough? When does it make sense to call out for tighter tolerances?...

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Mechanical Testing of Electric Vehicle Batteries

Electric vehicle (EV) sales are soaring, and EV battery technology is constantly evolving. What does this mean for you? An ever-growing list of new components and materials that require...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Auto Safety: Crash Test Accelerometer Design and Benefits

The design of piezoresistive accelerometers used for automotive crash testing has advanced rapidly in recent years, improving both measurement capabilities, as well as the accuracy of vehicle models. Modern designs utilize high-sensitivity sensing elements for greater...

Question of the Week: Automotive
Will Interstate Power Coils Charge Electric Vehicles as They Drive?

Our “Q&A” article in the July issue of Tech Briefs highlighted the work of Dr. Burak Ozpineci from Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Ozpineci and his team are building a wireless power-transmission system that charges an electric vehicle as it drives along the road.

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Secrets to Efficiently Sustaining Your Automated Test System

When designing a test system, it is important to plan for problems. The reason is simple, if a test system goes down, your product line loses revenue. This white paper discusses...

White Papers: Automotive
The Future of Autonomous Driving is Almost Here
How Artificial Intelligence, Digitalization, and Simulation are ramping up to enable validation of game-changing advances in autonomous vehicles.

Autonomous driving is changing the way we...

Special Reports: Transportation
Vehicle Electrification - July 2021

GM electrifies the new Corvette...a French nanomaterials company aims for a 5-minute EV recharge...Triumph unveils a radical new electric sportbike design. These are just a few of the innovations you'll...

Q&A: Energy
Dr. Burak Ozpineci is developing a system that charges electric vehicles while driving.
On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Testing Against Infinite Scenarios: Maximize ADAS/AD Validation Coverage Through Collaboration

As the world transitions from ADAS to autonomous vehicles, we’re working toward replacing the human driver. This is a rewarding ambition that promises more productivity, comfort, and safety to society’s mobility. But it is a complex...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Best Practices for Quality Assurance in Automotive SPICE

Quality Assurance in Automotive SPICE or SUP1 may appear to be a throwback to the old days of assessing standards in Quality. In fact, reading the Automotive SPICE standard and understanding the language is the first challenge for those trying to learn ASPICE. What do you mean by...

White Papers: Materials
Viton™ Fluoroelastomers: A Material That Will Go the Distance

Growing demands for durability in electric vehicle (EV) engineering has made material selection for high-voltage power cables more critical than ever. We’ve done the research...

White Papers: Data Acquisition
How Data Analytics is Paving the Way to Zero Blindspots for the Automotive Industry

This is where NI’s end-to-end lifecycle analytics solution can accelerate the digital transformation in the automotive industry.

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive

The automotive industry is revolutionizing vehicle design and production. Designers and engineers are reimagining everything from the wheels up. This includes the rear...

White Papers: Aerospace
How to Make Software Faster, Safer, Secure in Regulated Environments?

The race for innovation and cybersecurity in our hyper-connected world has led most organizations to adopt DevSecOps methodologies in their software development and...

On-Demand Webinars: Transportation
Commercial Vehicles: The Real Home for High-Level Autonomy

The realization that commercial vehicles and off-road equipment – not passenger vehicles – are the logical starting point for implementing higher levels of automation is setting in. Established routes along long stretches of highway, and easily geofenced areas such as ports...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Get More Out of Your EVs with Thermoplastics

Despite all their benefits, electric vehicles also bring some challenges to consumers, including charging time, battery range, and safety. Manufacturers, in turn, need components that are durable and safe while delivering high performance. When considering high-voltage and structural...

White Papers: Materials
Viton™ Fluoroelastomers: Selecting The Right Elastomer Makes All The Difference

As innovations in automotive design lead to hotter-running engines and increasingly challenging environments, under-the-hood material selection for...

Articles: Transportation
Faster inline CT inspections makes it possible to inspect far greater numbers of circuit boards.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Editor Ed Brown explores what’s ahead for MEMS automobile navigation systems.
Briefs: Energy
One of the final hurdles to hydrogen power is securing a safe method for detecting hydrogen leaks.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
High-precision medical sensors, battery-cell mappers, signal conditioners, and more.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have developed a millimeter-thick accelerometer.
Briefs: Imaging
The LiDAR-based system could “see through” objects to warn of potential hazards without distracting the driver.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The transistors enable power converters to perform at substantially improved efficiencies, especially in high-power applications.
Technology Leaders: Automotive
You may not be able to see them, but power anomalies that originate within your automated control system are costing you expensive downtime.
Briefs: Transportation
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Application Briefs: Aerospace
The SuperElastic Tire — a NASA Glenn innovation — can be used on both Earth and Mars.

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