Renesas releases WPC Qi 1.3-certified reference design for automotive in-cabin wireless charging

TOKYO, Japan. 15 March 2022 ― Renesas Electronics Corporation, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, released a customer reference design for automotive wireless charging stations. The new P9261-3C-CRBv2 provides features that enable automotive manufacturers to quickly and efficiently deliver premium performance and safety features for in-cabin wireless charging.

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Volkswagen accelerates transformation with boost from Software AG

Darmstadt, Germany. 10 March 2022 – Setting a course for the future: Volkswagen will now be relying even more on technology from Software AG for internal transformation processes. The automaker is switching to the latest generation of the ARIS business process management solution, with a subscription model.

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Einride unveils remote pod operator of autonomous, electric vehicle fleet

Austin, Texas, USA. 14 March 2022 – Swedish freight technology company Einride announced at SXSW the official introduction of the Remote Pod Operator, a role that has been fulfilled with the hiring of long-time trucking veteran Tiffany Heathcott. The position will shift how humans play a role in the increasing prioritisation of autonomous vehicles in the freight

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Former WABCO senior executive Jon Morrison joins the Plus advisory board

Cupertino, California, USA. 1 March , 2022 – Plus, a global provider of self-driving truck technology, announced the addition of Jon Morrison to its advisory board. Morrison brings deep expertise in developing, commercialising, and scaling innovative safety and efficiency technologies for commercial vehicles.

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Tata Elxsi and Renesas establish new EV innovation centre

Bengaluru, India and Tokyo, Japan. 3 March , 2022 — Tata Elxsi, a global provider of design and technology services, and Renesas Electronics Corporation, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced their collaboration on a state-of-the-art design centre in Bangalore that will develop targeted solutions for electric vehicles (EV). The new Next Generation EV Innovation

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Renesas automotive semiconductors selected by Honda for ADAS

Dusseldorf, Germany. 3 March, 2022 – Renesas Electronics Corporation a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced the expansion of its collaboration with Honda in the field of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS).

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At MWC Barcelona 2022 Rohde & Schwarz presents its automotive 5G and C-V2X test solutions

At MWC Barcelona 2022 Rohde & Schwarz is showcasing its range of automotive 5G and C-V2X test solutions for development in the lab and verification in the field to ensure the performance and reliability of critical automotive communications. Further focus applications are UWB test solutions for R&D, certification and production as well as flexible GNSS

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Renesas and AVL collaborate on customer support for functional safety to develop automotive ECUs that comply with ISO 26262

Dusseldorf and Regensburg, Germany. 17 February, 2022 – Renesas Electronics Corporation, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, and AVL, the company in development, simulation and testing in the automotive sector, announced their collaboration to deliver customer support for the development of electronic control units (ECUs) that comply with the ISO 26262 international standard for automotive functional

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Jaguar Land Rover announces partnership with NVIDIA

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 – Jaguar Land Rover has formed a multi-year strategic partnership with NVIDIA, the provider of artificial intelligence (AI) and computing, to jointly develop and deliver new automated driving systems plus AI-enabled services and experiences for its customers.

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Surging automotive semiconductor industry to grow at 12.3% CAGR through 2025, says Omdia

London, UK. 15 February, 2022 – The automotive semiconductor industry is set to surge at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.3% through 2025 on the heels of a strong comeback from the pandemic, according to a new report from Omdia.

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Hampleton Partners advises Apostera on its acquisition by HARMAN

Munich, Germany, and Novi, Michigan, USA. 15 February 2022 – Hampleton Partners, the international M&A and corporate finance advisory firm for technology companies, has advised Apostera, the provider of AR/MR technology for the automotive industry, on its acquisition by HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise

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Surrey’s new flexible and stretchy supercapacitors could boost “battery” life for IoT

Smartwatches, fitness trackers and other Internet of Things devices could get a significant boost to their “battery” life thanks to new, environmentally friendly energy research from the University of Surrey’s Advanced Technology Institute (ATI) and the Federal University of Pelotas (UFPel), Brazil.

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Qualcomm and Ferrari announce strategic technology collaboration

San Diego, USA. 8 February, 2022 – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and Ferrari N.V. announced a strategic technology collaboration aimed at helping accelerate the digital transformation of Ferrari. Qualcomm Technologies will serve as Ferrari’s systems solutions provider for its upcoming Ferrari road cars, as well as a Premium Partner for the Scuderia Ferrari Formula 1 team

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Softing Automotive and Kvaser offer joint diagnostic solution with CAN interface

The vehicle diagnostics provider Softing Automotive Electronics GmbH is once more bundling its expertise with the provider of Controller Area Network (CAN) vehicle interfaces, Kvaser AB. Together, they offer a sturdy plug & play solution for diagnostic tasks in after-sales which can withstand even the toughest requirements in the repair shop environment.

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TuSimple automates trucking lane in Arizona, will haul driver out freight for Union Pacific Railroad

San Diego, USA. – TuSimple, a global autonomous driving technology company, announced that Union Pacific Railroad, the Class I railroad in the U.S., will become the customer to move freight on TuSimple’s fully-automated trucking route between the Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona metro areas.

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Academic and industry powerhouses combine forces to rethink the future of inclusive mobility

Cubic Corporation’s Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) business division and McMaster University are partnering to launch the Centre of Excellence for Artificial Intelligence and Smart Mobility. This long-term program will develop the building blocks to design the future of inclusive mobility through innovation and technology collaboration between government, academia, and the public and private sectors.

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