TE Connectivity (TE), a leader in connectivity, announced that it has been named a lead partner to Andretti Technologies, the technology incubation and advanced engineering business of Andretti Autosport. TE is the leader in connectivity and sensor solutions to the autosport industry, providing products that
Rebellion Racing for wins the Number 1 and 2 spots in the prestigious Privateer LMP1 Class
Mouser Electronics, an authorized distributor with the latest semiconductors and electronic components, congratulates Rebellion Racing for winning the Number 1 and 2 spots in the prestigious Privateer LMP1 Class at this month’s legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans race.
Driving the Mouser-sponsored Rebellion
Krippner Inc., in cooperation with Guttersberg Consulting, announced that their innovative SensoFoil sensing technology now can measure sensitivity in addition to position. By using enhanced SensoFoil to measure pressure, car and vehicle manufacturers can add an extra level of safety to their steering wheels.
AVX interactive SpiTAN IV software
AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced a new web-based simulation tool for its tantalum, polymer, and niobium oxide capacitors. Featuring data mined from the libraries of AVX’s previous PSpice Models and S-Parameters S2P software, which, now redundant,
Gianluigi Morello of Melexis & Rutronik’s Martin Grimmer confirm distribution deal
Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente and Melexis have signed a global distribution agreement covering Melexis’ entire product portfolio of sensors, sensor interface ICs, driver ICs and communication ICs. Melexis offers an extensive array of highly integrated semiconductors that help the automotive industry to
KEMET HV C0G FT-CAP capacitors
RS Components, the trading brand of Electrocomponents, has extended its support for high-voltage design by adding the latest KEMET HV C0G FT-CAP ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) from 500V to 2500V, in a range of popular capacitance values from 30pF to 3.3nF. KEMET’s strong but pliable FT-CAP Flexible Termination
Fulcrum gas turbine on-board range extender
Over eight million hybrid cars will be made in 2025, each with a range extender, the additional power source that distinguishes them from pure electric cars. Add to that significant money spent on the same devices in buses, military vehicles, boats and so on and a major new market emerges.
Cree C3M SiC power MOSFET
Mouser Electronics, an authorized distributor with the latest semiconductors and electronic components, is stocking the C3M family of silicon carbide power MOSFETs from Cree. The latest breakthrough in silicon carbide (SiC) power device technology and the industry's first SiC 900V MOSFET platform, the C3M Power
Piquet is now ranked No. 1 among the Formula-E series drivers
Mouser Electronics, an authorized distributor with the latest semiconductors and electronic components, gave their support to Nelson Piquet Jr. in the recent Formula-E electric car race in Moscow. Piquet is now ranked No. 1 among the Formula-E series drivers after his outstanding performance for the Mouser-Sponsored
Between 2005 and 2013 the global automotive industry grew by near 30%
Between 2005 and 2013 the global automotive industry grew by near 30%. During this same period, the Chinese automotive industry grew by 282%. These impressive figures form the backbone of a seminar on opportunities for the global electronics and electrical manufacturing communities by Dr. William Cai at the
EcoCAR 3 challenges students nationwide to design, build and optimize eco-friendly powertrains
The U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM) announced The Ohio State University as the overall winning team for Year One of the EcoCAR 3 competition, a four-year collegiate engineering program that gives students the chance to design, build, and demonstrate cutting-edge, eco-friendly automotive
Power Metal Strip resistor with a wide side terminal construction
Vishay Intertechnology launched a surface-mount Power Metal Strip resistor with a wide side terminal construction that yields a high 1 W power rating in the compact 0612 case size. The new WSL0612 combines its high power-to-footprint-size ratio with extremely low resistance values down to 0.001 Ω and stable
Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems has introduced new low ESR, high temperature speciality conductive polymer aluminium capacitors that feature low ESR and wide temperature range, ensuring that the devices are suitable for demanding applications. Part of the SP Caps range, new HX series devices have
8Ah cell optimized for low voltage automotive systems
PowerGenix, a leading supplier of high performance, automotive Nickel-Zinc (NiZn) batteries, announced it has completed a comprehensive product evaluation test plan with Institute of Automotive Mechatronics GmbH (IAM), a part of the Institute of Automotive Technologies Dresden (IAD), at the Technische Universität
Acal BFi, a leader in advanced technology solutions, has signed a channel partner agreement in Europe with SynQor to include UK, Ireland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg and Italy. SynQor is a world-leader in high-efficiency, high-reliability power conversion solutions, designing,
Precision Current-Voltage Analyzer Series
Keysight Technologies introduced a full line-up of current-voltage (I-V) analyzers for characterizing a wide range of nanomaterials and electronic devices. Referred to collectively as the Precision Current-Voltage Analyzer Series, the analyzers deliver best-in-class accuracy and performance, powerful analysis
Leading hi-tech analysts at Juniper Research are forecasting that the telematics sector will continue to outperform all other M2M markets over the next five years, in revenue terms, with one in five passenger vehicles connected globally by 2019.
Smartphone-based models have become the key disruptor
In this PSDcast Paul Kierstead of Cree talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design
Freescale Semiconductor introduced three additions to its highly successful i.MX 6 series of applications processors, providing compelling new options for the product line’s high-performance and value tiers. With these additions, the i.MX 6 series now delivers even higher levels of security, performance, power
Now available from MicroPower Direct, the IGD1208W is a hybrid integrated circuit specifically designed to drive N-channel IGBT modules. It provides the I/O isolation, high speed, drive voltage stability and fault protection required to control most MOS gated power devices. They are offered at very low cost.
MIRA, a leading engineering, research and test consultancy with capabilities in electrical and hybrid systems, has announced a collaborative agreement with Fundação Parque
Kira and Teegan Cordova won the award for best-designed car in the battery division.
Teegan and Kira Cordova love the original Star Trek TV series. That much is obvious. The eighth-grade twins from Ken Caryl Middle School in Littleton are wearing the uniform tunics from the 1960s show—Teegan's in red and Kira's in blue. The model electric car they're racing in the 25th Annual Junior Solar
Saft, a leading designer and manufacturer of advanced technology batteries for industry, announced the release of its Xcelion 6TTM battery for powering military vehicles. The Xcelion 6TTM is a lithium-ion (Li-ion) drop-in replacement of lead- acid batteries that provides equivalent power of two (2) lead-acid