2016-11-24 - Vivek Nanda

SmCo magnet ditches rare earth elements

Toshiba has developed a samarium-cobalt magnet for industrial motors that is resistant to demagnetisation at high temperatures yet is free…

2016-11-21 - Analog Devices

Laser beam steering targets scanning LIDAR systems

Scanning LIDAR systems can be used to detect objects on or near the roadway and fill the blind spots known…

2016-11-11 - Nick Flaherty

Preh taps Qualcomm for wireless EV charging

Preh will use Qualcomm's Halo technology to develop new products, focusing on commercialising wireless charging for PHEV and EV manufacturers.

2016-11-08 - NXP Semiconductors

NXP radar MCU enables tighter truck platooning

The S32R27 offers accuracy and safety for applications such as collision avoidance, lane change assist and radar cocooning with 360°…

2016-11-01 - Vivek Nanda

40V MOSFETs improve switching, noise performance

STripFET technology combines improved switching performance and energy efficiency with low noise and high EMI immunity.

2016-10-21 - Nanyang Technological University

Singapore all aboard to test self-driving buses

The goal is to outfit existing buses with intelligent sensors and develop a self-driving system that can navigate road traffic…

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…