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On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Confident TCU Connectivity Through Efficient Functional Testing

Consumer demand for enhanced vehicle features continues to increase as technology evolves. The testing of Telematics Control Units (TCUs) is critical to ensuring the performance of automotive cellular connectivity under differing scenarios as well as bringing quality...

In all their configurations, ePowertrains are at the heart of electric vehicle progress, but their design must balance new freedoms with the relentless pursuit...

White Papers: Automotive
How V2X is Changing Automotive Design

A key technology in automotive evolution, Vehicle-to-everything (V2X) allows automobiles to directly connect with each other, roadside infrastructure, and pedestrians to deliver benefits ranging from...

White Papers: Transportation
Replace Hindsight with Foresight: Unlock Internal Value and Free Up Cash

Applying more than a decade of cross-industry data analysis experience, We Predict helps off-highway equipment manufacturers and operators free up cash, increase...

The automotive industry continues to be one of the main beneficiaries of simulation technology to reduce cost and meet the demanding...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Cost-Effective Day & Night Marking Using Lasers
The marking provides easy-to-see legends on plastic buttons under widely varying illumination conditions.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Add LiDAR to ADAS for Pedestrian Safety
While ADAS has improved freeway and high-speed driving, the basic need for collision mitigation with pedestrians and bicyclists has mostly remained unaddressed.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The Sensing Systems That Make ADAS Work
See what kinds of sensors are supporting self-driving vehicles.
With new vehicles, automotive manufacturers will need to closely monitor the current flowing to the motor.
The material is designed for high-temperature applications in aircraft, building insulation, personal protective clothing, industrial, and automotive.
Articles: Transportation
SAE WCX™ Digital Summit Preview
Live discussions will explore electric vehicles, propulsion, advanced electronics, and more.
On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Transforming Automotive Engineering by Tackling Complexity

Electrification and ADAS are accelerating product complexity to unmanageable levels. The nexus of this complexity is where software and electrical engineering converge. The problem with current processes and tools is they’re disconnected and discontinuous, creating challenges...

White Papers: Automotive
Your Guide to 4,000 Solutions

Find the best product for your project by following this guide and sampling free products. Our main objective is to be a solutions partner by delivering cost-effective solutions, improve processes and provide...

White Papers: Automotive
The Growing Importance of Electronics to Control and Convert Power

The modern world relies on electric power in countless ways. It is almost impossible to imagine life without electricity and the many applications it enables. This reliance...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Electric-Vehicle Transmission Development Priorities

As electric vehicles (EVs) become more prominent in OEMs’ product ranges, the specialization of their driveline components will expand, with transmissions emerging as an important performance and efficiency factor.

White Papers: Transportation
Dundon Motorsports fast-tracks production of auto racing parts with HP Jet Fusion 3D Printing Solutions

In the fast-paced world of auto racing, Dundon Motorsports stays ahead of the competition by 3D printing parts for Porsche GT racecars...

Tech Talks: Software
The Future is Virtual for Automotive Electronic System Software Development

From electric vehicle control to advanced driver assistance systems, electronic content in automotive systems is accelerating. With it comes the need to develop and test automotive embedded software, which is time-consuming and costly. Today the development...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Greater Precision for EV Battery Leak Testing
Inficon’s lithium-ion battery cell test can detect a leak many times smaller than current methods identify.
Adding polymers and fireproofing to a battery’s current collectors makes it lighter, safer, and about 20% more efficient.
SAE J2954 paves the way for electric vehicle charging without a plug and enables alignment for manual/autonomous parking.
This technology charges lithium batteries faster and reduces the risk of device explosions.
When it comes to the research and development of batteries, modeling and simulation (M&S) provide an efficient and low-cost approach.
Battery reuse systems could be profitable for both electric vehicle companies and grid-scale solar operations.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
3D-Printed Composites for High-Temperature Uses
The polyimide composites have uses in aerospace, automotive, construction, electronics, mechanical systems, and industrial machinery.
The method could be key to designing more efficient batteries for specific uses such as electric cars and airplanes.
Energy is absorbed in the diamond through a process called inelastic scattering, which is used to generate electricity.
A new machine learning algorithm could make smartphones charge faster and increase the time between charges for electric vehicles.

If you're concerned that electric vehicles don't have the reliability to get you where you need to go, Penn State engineers are working on a battery for...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Reducing the Cost of Quality in Automotive BiW

Automotive production relies on quality to maintain an automaker’s brand image within its customer base. But in the production process, suboptimal dimensional quality can lengthen lead...

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