2016-12-07 - Junko Yoshida

Qualcomm on DSRC: Has it reached a dead-end?

Qualcomm executives discuss where the vehicle-to-everything (V2X) radio battle is going.

2016-12-06 - Junko Yoshida

Analysts speak up on Tesla AutoPilot incidents

Tesla AutoPilot system requires drivers to stay alert despite being on AutoPilot mode. What happened in recent accidents? Experts speak up.

- Allegro

Auto-grade buck regulator drives LEDs

The A6217 LED driver, made with N-channel DMOS switch for DC-to-DC buck conversion, caters to a variety of automotive lighting applications.

2016-11-25 - Synopsys

Mobileye to use Synopsys fault simulation for driver safety

Synopsis is collaborating with Mobileye to secure driver safety during use of Mobileye's next-gen ADAS SoC.

2016-11-11 - Graham Prophet

BMW i3 features Linear’s wireless battery management

The wireless BMS concept car combines Linear’s battery stack monitors with LION Smart's SmartMesh wireless mesh networking.

2016-11-10 - Intersil

6-phase DC/DC controller targets 48V hybrid powertrains

ISL78226 integrates a digital PMBus interface for system control, telemetry and diagnostics that support ISO 26262 functional safety requirements.

2016-11-09 - NXP Semiconductors

MCU quadruples computing power for automotive radar

The NXP S32R27 offers higher accuracy and safety for applications such as collision avoidance, lane change assist, autonomous emergency braking.

2016-11-07 - Infineon Technologies

CAN FD transceivers reach 5Mbit/s transmission speed

Compared to the classic CAN transceivers, the CAN FD transceivers such as TLE925x can send a payload of up to 64 byte per message.

- Junko Yoshida

Why Comma.ai’s fiasco may upset future of automated cars

Comma.ai’s run-in with the U.S. traffic safety body has revealed weaknesses and unpreparedness of all parties involved in the still-embryonic autonomous car initiatives.

2016-11-02 - Microchip Technology

Automotive LIN SiP comes with touch hardware support

The SAMHA1GxxA contains an ARM Cortex-M0+ microcontroller, a LIN transceiver based on Microchip's fourth-generation LIN IP and a voltage regulator.