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Ultra-accurate ams sensor interface integrated into battery management systems in leading Electric Vehicles     September 18, 2014

ams AG announces that the BMW Group is using the AS8510, an integrated automotive sensor interface, to provide extremely accurate battery voltage and current measurements in its ‘i3’ series electric vehicles (EVs). More>>

Car Security Systems Market worth $11.5 Billion by 2019     September 17, 2014

DALLAS, TX -- The report "Car Security Systems Market by Type (Alarm, Immobilizer, Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) & Central Locking System) & Region (Asia-Oceania, Europe, North America & ROW) - Industry Trends & Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, classifies and defines the passenger...More>>

Global Driverless Vehicle Shipments to Reach 14 million by 2030, According to ABI Research     September 15, 2014

Global driverless vehicle shipments will increase from 1.1 million in 2024 to more than 42 million in 2035, with an installed driverless vehicle base reaching 176 million. More>>



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New Position Sensors Assist Bridge Inspection Engineers    April 18, 2014

Article By: Edward E. Herceg

An ongoing challenge in the USA is that our transportation infrastructure is aging. Typically major bridges were built more than 50 years ago, and increasing traffic has resulted in load limits being placed on many of them. More>>

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Advances in EPS Implementation through Multi-Direction Magnetic Sensing    March 28, 2014

Article By: Peter Riendeau

As the scope of tasks Hall Effect (magnetic) sensors can perform continues to expand, these sensors are becoming viable for use in everything from headlight positioning to air conditioning, and from electronic stability control to anti-lock braking systems.More>>

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Significant Growth Potential for Image Sensors in Automotive Market    March 21, 2014

Article By: Robert Stead

Image sensors are experiencing significant growth potential in the automotive, sector, specifically in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).More>>


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Panasonic Automotive Features Connected Car Technology    September 15, 2014

Panasonic Automotive's Highlights from Intelligent Transport Systems World CongressMore>>

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TI introduces first fully integrated mono, Class-D audio amplifier for eCall, instrument cluster and telematics    August 26, 2014

Texas Instruments introduces the industry's first automotive Class-D audio amplifier to integrate load-dump protection and diagnostics in a single device for emergency call (eCall) and instrument cluster systems. More>>

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Automotive Telematics Market Worth $45 Billion by 2019    August 25, 2014

The report "Automotive Telematics Market by Services (Safety & Security, Information & Navigation, Entertainment and Remote Diagnostics), by Type (Embedded, Tethered & Integrated), Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, HCV and LCV), and Region - Global Trends and Forecast to 2019", classifies and defines...More>>



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Remy Adds Delco Remy 38SI to its High-Output Alternator Portfolio    July 29, 2014

Remy International, Inc. (NASDAQ: REMY), manufacturer of Delco Remy® heavy duty starters and alternators, as well as Remy® light duty starters and alternators, has launched the Delco Remy 38SI, its latest high output alternator. With this high-efficiency, mid-range amperage alternator, Remy...More>>

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TRW's New Steering Wheel Concept Supports Automated Driving    March 5, 2014

TRW's New Steering Wheel Concept Supports Automated DrivingMore>>

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2014 MAZDA6 NAMED IN POPULAR SCIENCE MAGAZINE'S ANNUAL 'BEST OF WHAT'S NEW' AWARDS    December 12, 2013

The 2014 Mazda6 has been named to Popular Science Magazine's annual Best of What's New Awards in the Auto category. More>>


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Consolidations Promise End-User Benefit    February 1, 2005

Article By: Barbara G. Goode

A few years back, Measurement Specialties, a pioneer in pressure sensing, gained recognition for an aggressive schedule of acquisitions. More recently, the company established MSI Sensors (www.msisensors.com) as a separate division and echoed history as MSI made four significant acquisitions in...More>>

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Silicon Carbide Microsensors for Demanding Applications    February 1, 2005

Article By: Jeffrey M. Melzak, Chien-Hung Wu

As MEMS sensors move into more extreme environments, the search for an alternative to silicon is on. Recent advances in processing make silicon carbide (SiC) a viable and attractive choice for harsh environment microsystems.More>>

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From a Roar to a Purr    January 1, 2006

Article By: Melanie Martella

One of the characteristics of luxury cars is how quiet it is within the passenger compartment. A smooth and quiet ride is an important part of the overall experience of the car."More>>



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Kraton to Showcase Innovative Styrenic Block Copolymer Compounds For use in Fused Deposition Modeling at EuroMold 2013     December 2, 2013

Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc.,will exhibit its advancements in styrenic block copolymers (SBC) compounds for use in fused deposition modeling (FDM) applications at EuroMold 2013, Frankfurt Germany, December 3-6, 2013.More>>

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An Electronic Gap Measurement System for Aircraft Applications    April 1, 2011

Article By: Bryan Manning, Robert L. Foster

The Gapman Gen3 is a next-generation, high-precision, noncontact, portable, thin-gap electronic feeler gauge that offers enhanced measurement capabilities for an expanded range of gap measurement applications.More>>

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Capacitive Sensor Operation Part 2: System Optimization    June 1, 2009

Article By: Mark Kretschmar

Part 2 of this two-part article focuses on how to optimize the performance of your capacitive sensor, and to understand how target material, shape, and size will affect the sensor's response.More>>











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