Category Archive: Automotive


The real evolution behind the driverless car revolution


There is no doubt that the revolution in personal transportation is coming – driverless cars will be the future. This revolution-in-the-making has been coming for some time, millions if not billions of dollars have been spent and there is much more research, development and most importantly, testing and proving to come. Personal transportation is so …

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Ethernet-based in-vehicle networking shows it credentials in relation to automotive infotainment


Figures produced by Yano Research indicate that the number of automotive communication nodes deployed annually will have gone through an almost tenfold rise from the start to the end of this decade. The advent of the ‘connected car’, which has been widely publicised, means that greater communication capabilities now need to be incorporated into automobile …

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Smarter Motor Control


The face of industry is changing with a promise of highly connected machines that communicate, coordinate and make autonomous decisions. Speed, precision, smoothness and energy efficiency will be at the heart of Industry and the machines that drive it. The motors that move current generations of equipment often consume over 50 per cent of the …

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Urgent and important automotive tasks require fast reactions and smart thinking


“What is important is seldom urgent, and what is urgent is seldom important.” – wise words indeed from Dwight D. Eisenhower – the 34th president of the United States of America. In so many aspects of life this is true and as a maxim it can allow us to manage our time more effectively. However, …

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Advanced MOSFET switching at the heart of automotive electronic advances


The growth of electronic technology in automotive applications has been an ongoing trend for decades, and has helped to make the cars we drive today more comfortable, economical, affordable, easier to service and more reliable. No longer is this restricted to luxury vehicles from the quality brands – just about any vehicle manufactured in the …

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