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Briefs : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Novel, Solid-State Hybrid Ultracapacitor Battery

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center has developed a solid-state ultracapacitor with a unique combination of high capacitance and battery-like discharge characteristics. The high capacitance in...

White Papers : Automotive
Testing Sensor Fusion for Autonomous Vehicles

Learn how a flexible test solution that expands with new technologies and addresses complex timing and simulation is essential. By using a test system that keeps pace with your cutting-edge technology, you’ll be on the road to producing safe, smart vehicles that are ready on time.

Blog : Energy
Are Cities Prepared for Electric Autonomous Vehicles?
A Beverly Hills city official tells Tech Briefs how the city is changing its infrastructure to accommodate a growing number of electric vehicles.
Blog : Electronics & Computers
What is Intelligent Charging?
As electric vehicles take the road, a new kind of EV infrastructure has emerged to power them. A Tech Briefs reader asks our expert about an emerging, “smart” idea: Intelligent Charging.
Articles : Electronics & Computers
5Ws of the Grid Friendly Charger Controller
Learn the Who, What, Where, When, and Why of the Grid Friendly™ Charger Controller.
Blog : Propulsion
Will Electric Vehicles Surpass Combustion Engine Vehicles?
Is the future electric? A reader asks an expert from Mercedes-Benz.
White Papers : Semiconductors & ICs
Choosing the Right High-Speed SerDes Technology for ADAS and Infotainment Systems

As infotainment and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) become increasingly sophisticated, accurate and real-time data processing has become more critical for vehicles. The only technology that can manage the explosion of video, audio, and communications data...

Blog : Software
Will Ethics Training be Essential for Tomorrow's Design Engineers?

In our second INSIDER story, Patti Kreh demonstrated that colleges and universities will need to take an "interdisciplinary" approach to train the design engineers of the future.

"What we're seeing is the need for the blending of disciplines – a combination of...

Tech Talks : Automotive
Hybrid and Electric Vehicle - Is Your Design Robust and Optimized to Win the Race?

To win the Hybrid and Electric Vehicle race, automotive companies need to deliver systems that are robust and optimized. Getting to the right results,...

News : Physical Sciences
Sound-Off: How Should Universities Prepare Tomorrow’s Vehicle Designers?
The skill set for tomorrow’s automotive designer? A combination of traditional engineering, physical sciences, mathematics, and, more than ever, ethics.
Articles : Communications
GPS Correction Technology Lets Tractors Drive Themselves

Spinoff is NASA’s annual publication featuring successfully commercialized NASA technology. This commercialization has contributed to the development of products and services in the...

News : Automotive
Sound-Off: Can Executives Make or Break Your Cybersecurity Program?
In a live presentation last week, Michael G. Morgan revealed what distinguishes a good cybersecurity program from a bad one: support from the top.
On-Demand Webinars : Automotive
Connected Vehicles & Cybersecurity: How Government and Industry Are Responding to New IoT Tech & Emerging Threats

Cybersecurity is critical to producing the connected vehicles that consumers demand. With threats evolving as rapidly as the technology integrated into today's vehicles, the industry, academia, and government must take a unified...

On-Demand Webinars : Automotive
SAE J2360 – A Global Automotive Gear Oil Performance Standard

Providing durability in the protection of axles in commercial vehicles and passenger car vehicles is a key requirement for axle manufacturers, OEMs, and the military. The SAE J2360 performance standard is one way in which an oil marketer or OEM can ensure that a lubricant has been...

News : Materials
Sound-Off: Thermoset Composites vs. Traditional Metals
New plastics are helping automotive manufacturers reduce the weight of their vehicles. But how do thermoset composites stack up against traditional metals? A Tech Briefs reader asks our automotive expert.