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Automotive

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White Papers: Transportation
Opteon™ YF Automotive Refrigerant (R-1234yf)

Opteon™ YF (R-1234yf) is a non-ozone depleting, low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant that replaces Freon™ (R-134a) in automotive air conditioning systems without compromise to...

Question of the Week: Materials
Will Automotive and Aerospace Industries Adopt Self-Healing Composites?

An INSIDER story this month highlighted how researchers from RPI and the University of Washington have created a composite that reverses fatigue damage — after applying some heat.

White Papers: Automotive
Streamline and Optimize Your Production Line

Conveyors are designed to move products from point A to point B and beyond. But how do you move a product while it is still being assembled, painted, tested, or all of these? What about when you...

White Papers: Automotive
Recirculating Chillers for Automotive Battery Testing

The transition from internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles to hybrid or battery electric vehicles (BEV) in the automotive and transportation industry requires an enormous amount of...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Trends, Material Solutions, and Industrialization Concepts for Front and Rear Automotive Panels

In this 60-minute Webinar, automotive plastic producer SABIC and plastics machine-maker ENGEL combine their knowledge and experience to provide insights on the evolution of an emerging application space – front and rear exterior panels on...

White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
Beyond Battery Cycling

As automotive battery technologies continue to advance, battery testing is a critical step in the process of bringing a vehicle to market, particularly for hybrid and battery electric vehicles. Lifecycling is an...

White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
Data Supply Chain for Data Centric AI

The pivot of AI/ML teams toward “Data Centric AI” means more attention on data quality, diversity, and fit for the intended purpose of training and improving model and system performance.

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive

This 60-minute Webinar discusses digital solutions that can be used by OEMs to find and mitigate potential noise issues from the earliest stages of design, reducing...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Adhesives and the Future of Battery Designs

Automotive powertrain design is gaining traction in fully electric vehicles, and adhesives are offering impressive benefits and opportunities for advancement. Adhesive bonding also provides significant advantages for EV battery assembly by contributing to lean manufacturing processes, improved...

Tech Talks: Automotive
Protecting Battery Management System Electronics with Conformal Coatings

A key component in the design of any electric vehicle is the battery management system (BMS). The BMS helps to optimize the usage of the vehicle’s batteries and maintain an optimal temperature. Keeping the BMS working is critical for overall vehicle safety and...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Latest Enhancements for ADAS Sensor Testing and Simulation

Building out advanced driver assistance systems appears to be the realistic pathway to higher levels of vehicle autonomy, placing a fresh emphasis on the fast-moving disciplines of sensor development. As sensor makers and integrators scramble to reduce cost and complexity while...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Solutions for Automotive Interior Colors

While the exterior of the car may be the first thing you see, the interior of the vehicle is where your driving experience happens. The design and color of a car’s interior are central to consumer perception and play a pivotal role in the purchase decision. Controlling the interior color of a...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
The Art of EV Propulsion System Design

What separates a good electric-vehicle propulsion system from a great one? It’s all in the details of system integration – designing, selecting, and calibrating a complex mix of battery chemistry, traction motor, power control, thermal management, charging hardware, and other components, plus...

White Papers: Motion Control
Get the Inside Story on Customized Sensor Solutions from Wells Engineered Products

Wells Engineered Products provides both off-the-shelf and customized precision engine management and power control products for a wide variety of vehicle...

White Papers: Automotive
Measuring Color in Automotive Interiors

While the exterior of the car may be the first thing you see, the interior of the vehicle is where your driving experience starts. The interior design and color of a car is central to the consumer's...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Technical Ceramics: Reshaping the Possible in Electric Vehicles

Components manufactured from technical ceramics are helping to advance electric vehicle technologies. These high-performance materials can help extend system life, improve range, and increase safety in battery electric and hybrid vehicle applications.

Blog: Energy
Long-haul trucking may be the best candidate for hydrogen power. An industry expert tells us when we can expect more hydrogen fuel cells on the highway.
On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Linux: Entering a New Era with Automotive Software-in-the-Loop Test Tools

Trends such as advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving (AD) make software the differentiating factor in the automotive industry. To keep pace with innovations and to shorten development cycles, testing of electronic control units (ECUs)...

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Orchestrating Automotive Product Development and Operations

Technological progress is accompanied by change. Organizations must adapt both product development and operational workflows. Having process models, at the level of detail to allow...

White Papers: Automotive
Keyless Vehicle Access via Smartphone and Bluetooth Enables More Efficient Commercial Vehicle Management

Physical vehicle keys have the disadvantage of not always being where the driver needs them. This is often the case with commercial...

On-Demand Webinars: Energy
Commercial Vehicle Electrification: Batteries or Fuel Cells?

The regulatory climate is increasingly calling for fleets full of zero-emission commercial vehicles in the next couple of decades, which means widescale electrification is coming. As the industry continues R&D efforts to move in this direction, a question arises: Will these...

White Papers: Transportation
Fuel Cell, Battery and Powertrain Test Integration

Our expertise and experience deliver complete test-in-loop-based, future-proofed test environments for OEMs. These range from component to full vehicle integration and validation across a...

Question of the Week: Automotive
Will We Ever Charge Our Cars (As We Drive)?

Cornell Engineering Professor Khurram Afridi wants you to be able to power-up your vehicle simply by changing lanes and driving over a charging strip.

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Getting ePowertrain NVH Right the First Time with Simulation-Led Strategies

In this 60-minute Webinar, a transmission and electric powertrain NVH specialist discusses electric vehicle powertrain design challenges and simulation-led approaches to get to the right decisions faster and earlier in the design process.

White Papers: Design
Deep Draw Stamping Process

Deep draw stamping is a proven process for the economical production of medium- to high-volume stamped sheet metal parts, requiring specific equipment and engineering expertise, and an understanding of how material...

Briefs: Energy
The technology could be key to lighter, less expensive, and long-lasting batteries for future electric vehicles.
Briefs: AR/AI
The system could one day replace LiDAR and cameras in automated manufacturing, biomedical imaging, and autonomous driving.
Articles: Automotive

To find out about the impact of 5G mobile broadband service on the IoT/IIoT, I interviewed Jai Suri, Vice President, IoT and Blockchain Applications Development, Oracle, and Mike Anderson, Embedded Systems...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
A tiny investment in system capital expenditures can lead to huge rewards in reduced capital and operating expenses.

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