2016-09-22 - Linear Technology

Automotive controller targets dual battery systems

The LTC3871 provides bidirectional DC/DC control and battery charging between the 12V and 48V boardnets.

2016-09-19 - Junko Yoshida

China crash puts Tesla under fresh scrutiny

If reports are true, China’s crash fatality in January presents a problem for Tesla.

2016-07-11 - Linear Technology

Step-up DC-DC converter operates from up to 25V range

It utilises a fixed 2MHz switching frequency, enabling designers to minimise external component sizes and avoid critical frequency bands.

2016-07-05 - Junko Yoshida

Three-way deal pushes for self-driving car industry standard

BMW, Intel and Mobileye hope to establish a big lead in the nascent self-driving car segment, but whether the deal…

2016-07-04 - Jessica Lipsky

‘Golden era for electric vehicles’ propels power electronics market

Vehicle hybridisation will drive the power electronics market for the foreseeable future, in what French firm Yole Developpment forecasts as…

2016-06-30 - Vivek Nanda

STMicroelectronics’ EyeQ5: Too late in the game?

Last month, STMicroelectronics announced a 2018 availability of the EyeQ5. Are they too late in the game?

2016-06-24 - EE Times Asia

E-scooter combines Rohm, Kionix sensors for safety, anti-theft features

EcoReco's Model R prototype employs smart sensors and wireless connectivity to bring convenience, comfort, safety and performance to a traditional…

2016-06-23 - Gary Hilson

SRAM takes the wheel in automotive segment

The new on-chip SRAM will be used as video processing buffer memory in high-performance SoCs that will play an important…

2016-06-21 - Imagination Technologies

PowerVR GPU delivers advanced graphics for automotive apps

The SPHE6700 features support for up to 7-channel D1 or 4-channel HD camera input with full HD video encoder for…

2016-06-17 - None

ESD protection device optimises transistor structure

Analysis of 3D simulations has allowed Toshiba to identify a mechanism for optimising transistor structure to boost ESD robustness.