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Blog : Sensors/Data Acquisition
No Map Needed: ‘MapLite’ Sends Self-Driving Cars Off the Beaten Path
A “MapLite” framework from MIT allows self-driving cars to navigate roads – with just GPS and sensors as a guide.
Blog : Transportation
Answering Your Questions: Will Reducing Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) Lead to Increased Particulate?
Does less nitrogen oxide mean more particulate emissions? A reader asks our expert.
Briefs : Energy
Environmentally Friendly, Rechargeable Proton Battery

A working, rechargeable proton battery was developed that could store more energy than currently available lithium-ion batteries. Potential applications include household storage of...

Articles : Transportation
3D-Printed Lab on Wheels

Next-generation manufacturing takes on a 50-year-old icon as ORNL researchers transform the classic Shelby Cobra sports car into a 3D-printed laboratory on wheels. Additive manufacturing enables the seamless...

White Papers : Automotive
The Road to Autonomous Driving: Transforming Vision Into Reality

This paper examines the trends and innovations around autonomous driving and the role of data connectors, antennas, and sensors in various autonomous driving use cases. Specifically, it will look at the new technology challenges and the key technology enablers required to overcome...

White Papers : Automotive
Testing of Real-Time Criteria in ISO 26262 Related Projects - Maximizing Productivity Using a Certified COTS Test Automation Tool

Increasing productivity along the development and verification process of safety-related projects is an important aspect in today’s technological developments, which need to be ever more efficient. The increase of...

On-Demand Webinars : Automotive
A Paradigm Shift in C-code Development for Automotive ECUs

Today’s embedded automotive systems are ever more complex and must satisfy increasing levels of safety and security requirements. In this 45-minute Webinar, we will explore an innovative new software design concept that provides remarkably simple ways to address these challenges. For...

Blog : Green Design & Manufacturing
How to Control Vehicle Emissions: Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) or Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR)?
What's the best platform for controlling vehicle emissions? "It depends!" says one engine expert.
White Papers : Automotive
Vehicle Electrification: Disrupting the Automotive Industry and Beyond

Governments all around the globe are mandating a shift from internal combustion and hybrid vehicles toward fully electric powertrains; however, the trend toward electrification goes deeper than that. The explosion of supervisory control and drive by wire means subsystems like...

Articles : Electronics & Computers
Circuit Protection Challenges for Battery Management Systems

The market for higher-voltage automotive systems is expanding. The number of electric vehicles that use battery-powered drive systems having voltage equal to or higher than 48V is...

Who's Who : Transportation
Q&A: Dr. Abhaya Datye, Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Researchers at Washington State University, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and the University of New Mexico have created a catalyst capable of reducing pollutants at the lower temperatures expected in...

Blog : Communications
Truck Platooning Technology: How Will Road Conditions Impact V2V Communications?
A reader asks our expert: "How do road conditions impact vehicle-to-vehicle responses?"
News : Energy
Replacing Camshafts with Valves Paves Way for Cheaper, Greener Engines
By replacing the cam, a new valve technology may lead to more affordable — and more environmentally friendly — engines.
On-Demand Webinars : Electronics & Computers
Anti-Whisker Press-Fit Plating Technology for the Automotive Industry

Join Frank Schabert from TE Connectivity for a Webinar and interactive Q&A on LITESURF plating for a new class of headers and connectors in advanced automotive electronics manufacturing. This 60-minute Webinar discusses the engineering of a Bismuth-based coating for...

Question of the Week : Photonics/Optics
Will laser-based imaging help self-driving cars someday see around corners?

An autonomous-driving technology from Stanford University gives vehicles the capability to "peek" around corners. Tech Briefs spoke with the creators of the laser-based system. To make the technology road-ready, the team still needs to speed-up the data-acquisition...