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Cox Automotive rolls out VIN-specific battery health solution for used EVs

Automotive services and technology provider Cox Automotive has been working on assessing EV battery state of health for a decade, and has found that, while most used EV batteries are relatively healthy, the outliers tend to be significantly degraded, highlighting the importance of measuring each individual vehicle. Now Cox is rolling out a system that… Read more »

Automotive connector space reduction strategies and solutions: Download the new guide

Component miniaturization is a key enabler of automotive innovation, particularly in relation to connector technology that transports electrical power, signaling and data within the harnesses to these new electronic components themselves. Download this paper to examine how manufacturers can achieve strategic space-saving goals by using miniaturized connectors that provide true automotive-grade robustness. We also consider… Read more »

Infineon and GlobalFoundries extend long-term agreement for automotive microcontrollers

Infineon Technologies and GlobalFoundries have signed a multi-year deal to offer AURIX TC3x 40 nm automotive microcontrollers, power management, connectivity and security solutions. The extra capacity will help Infineon develop from 2024 to 2030. GlobalFoundries and Infineon have developed distinctive automotive, industrial and security semiconductor technology and products since 2013. This partnership centers on a… Read more »

Schaeffler invests $230 million in new automotive manufacturing facility in Ohio for EV products

Global motion technology company Schaeffler plans to expand its US operations with the addition of a new manufacturing facility focused on producing automotive electric mobility solutions. Schaeffler will invest over $230 million to build a new greenfield manufacturing facility in Dover, Ohio, and is also planning future expansions in the state. Construction of the new… Read more »

Toshiba releases new photovoltaic photocoupler for automotive solid-state relays

Toshiba has introduced a photovoltaic output photocoupler for solid-state relays for automotive equipment with improved minimum open voltage. The new AEC-Q101-compliant TLX9910 photovoltaic coupler gates high-voltage power MOSFETs in solid-state semiconductor relays. Together with a high-voltage power MOSFET, TLX9910 can achieve high-voltage and high-current switchings that photo relays cannot, according to the company. Its main… Read more »

Automotive logistics provider ACERTUS electrifies its sites to prepare for the transport of EVs

ACERTUS offers a comprehensive suite of automotive logistics services, including vehicle transport, storage, maintenance, title, registration and compliance services. The company is seeing growing demand for transporting EVs, so it has partnered with Oregon-based EV charging solution provider OpConnect to electrify 41 of its 67 nationwide locations. ACERTUS will deploy charging systems across its storage,… Read more »

dSPACE and Argus partner to introduce new automotive cybersecurity testing capabilities

dSPACE, a provider of simulation and validation solutions, and Argus Cyber Security, a specialist in automotive cybersecurity, have formed a technology partnership aimed at streamlining the development and compliance of automotive embedded systems. The companies aim to enable early-stage cybersecurity testing. By integrating Argus’s Fuzzing automation tool with dSPACE’s SCALEXIO Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) systems, dSPACE can… Read more »

Wabtec and Roy Hill to introduce battery-electric heavy-haul freight locomotive

US locomotive and railcar manufacturer Wabtec and Roy Hill, an Australian iron ore mining company, recently debuted the FLXdrive battery locomotive at Wabtec’s Pennsylvania design and development center. The locomotive has an energy capacity of 7 MWh and is expected to provide a double-digit-percentage reduction in fuel costs and emissions per train. After final battery… Read more »

U.S. Steel converts diesel locomotives to battery power

U.S. Steel has converted two of its diesel switcher locomotives at its Mon Valley Works plants to lithium-ion battery operation.  The locomotives were built by Louisiana-headquartered Innovative Rail Technologies (IRT). The conversion was funded in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. U.S .Steel contributed $2.3 million of the total cost. The locomotives carry… Read more »

Littelfuse introduces automotive-grade 3 kA high-surge AC current protector for EVs

Littelfuse, a US electronics company, has launched a new AC surge current protector series for EVs and hybrids operating in harsh environments. The Pxxx0S3N-A Automotive Grade SIDACtor Protection Thyristor Series in DO-214AB (SMC) package offers high power density and can withstand surge currents up to 3 kA (8/20 µs) and voltages up to 6 kV… Read more »