Articles & News on Automotive

Westermo helps Max Bögl enhance data communication for urban transport

  • Case Study

High levels of network availability required specialized wireless technology designed specifically for transportation applications. Westermo was selected by Max Bögl to provide the data communication network technology. 

Rolls-Royce announces electronics manufacturing capability at Purdue

  • News

The first controller has been completed at Rolls-Royce in the Purdue Research Foundation’s Discovery Park District adjacent to the Purdue University campus in West Lafayette, Indiana, and will be installed onto a Rolls-Royce AE 3007H engine, manufactured at the company’s facilities in Indianapolis.

Industrial Internet Consortium announces Long Term Evolution (LTE) for Metro Testbed

  • News

The first testbed for the rail transportation industry, the LTE for Metro Testbed shows the feasibility of adapting LTE for Metro technologies for the urban rail sector.

Single Pair Ethernet Industrial Automation Joins IoT Revolution

  • by Bill Lydon
  • News

By Bill Lydon, Contributing Editor
Attending the Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) Symposium hosted by Harting Electronics and the SPE Partner Network organization, I learned more about the 10BASE-T1 Single Pair Ethernet. SPE is an exciting development enabling seamless ethernet connectivity from sensor to enterprise, connecting the IoT universe.

Getting Your Money's Worth: Reducing the cost of owning a motor

  • Feature

By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation An electric motor is a device that converts electrical energy into rotary kinetic energy, powering many diverse processes like a drive, fan, pump or conveyor belt. Each process requires a specific motor, with specialised characteristics for each unique function. This article explores the best ways of reducing costs related to running a motor.

Siemens announces partnership with Arm to to help automakers deliver electronic design and automotiv

  • News

This partnership was formed to address the challenges facing the industry in developing platforms to realize active-safety, advanced driver assistance, in-vehicle infotainment, digital cockpits, vehicle-to-vehicle/vehicle-to-infrastructure and self-driving vehicles.

Ericsson and Microsoft collaborate on connected vehicle cloud solution

  • News

The integrated solution allows automakers to deploy and scale global vehicle services such as fleet management, over-the-air software updates and connected safety services.

Siemens partners with Navantia to digitalize shipbuilding processes

  • News

Using Siemens’ Xcelerator platform, Navantia will implement a digital twin for its new F-110 Frigate program, thus meeting the Spanish navy requirements. Siemens is the industrial supplier who has been able to present an end-to-end project that virtually covers the whole lifecycle process of a vessel

Genius Garage announces slot car STEM program in Detroit

  • News

Applicants must write a minimum one-page paper as to why they like cars and racing and what they think they will learn from the program that will be meaningful to their lives. Also, why they would be a good person to be accepted into this Genius Garage program.

IDTechEx Report: Autonomous cars could accout for 4 trillion miles of road travel by 2040

  • News

IDTechEx has recently seen competitors joining hands and forming some unlikely-sounding alliances to reduce the cost of autonomous driving development, as well as to share resources and capabilities. In July 2019, BMW Group signed a long-term strategic cooperation with rival company Daimler AG that begins with bringing Level 4 capability to market in the mid-2020s.