Fuss-free recharging. In a nutshell, there is nothing drivers of electric cars want more. They want to quickly find a vacant charge spot, access it without the hassle of authorization and passwords, pay for the electricity without fuss, and make good use of the time it takes to recharge.
In view of the long-term growing market demand for power semiconductors for electric cars, Danfoss A/S and Infineon Technologies AG have signed a multi-year volume agreement. Infineon will supply chipsets of IGBTs and diodes to the Danfoss Silicon Power business unit. The chips are mainly used in power modules for inverters that control the motors in electric vehicles.
Marelli and OMP Racing are proud to announce the FIA homologation of VISM (Vital Signs Monitor), the first fire-retardant racing undershirt with an integrated system for vital parameters measurement. The undershirt is equipped with Sensitex, textile sensors and a measurement unit, which records and transmits the data.
With the acquisition of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) enhances its expertise in memory solutions. Infineon today announced the addition of Semper Secure to its award-winning Semper NOR Flash memory platform. Based on Semper NOR Flash’s field-proven and robust smart memory architecture, Semper Secure NOR Flash is the first memory solution to combine security and functional safety in a single NOR flash device to deliver the security, safety, and reliability required for the most advanced connected automotive, industrial, and communications systems.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced a collaboration agreement to adopt TSMC’s 5-nanometer (5nm) technology for NXP’s next generation, high-performance automotive platform. This collaboration combines NXP’s automotive design expertise with TSMC’s industry-leading 5nm technology to further drive the transformation of automobiles into powerful computing systems for the road.
Faurecia, a world-leading automotive technology company, announced today its investment in Moovency, a French start-up specializing in 3D skeleton tracking, to reinforce risk assessment and workplace health in its industrial sites.
Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (“Toshiba”) today announced that, for the second consecutive year, its flagship image recognition processor for driver assistance systems has contributed to the success of Toyota Motor Corporation (“Toyota”) vehicles in the Japan New Car Assessment Program (JNCAP).