Automotive & Transportation

October 2023
BEVs Have a Weight Problem That Can’t Be Solved with Traditional Approaches

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Figure 1: Conversion to 48V system reduces vehicle total current draw from over 250A to under 75A without impacting the electrical content of the vehicle.

Battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) have a serious weight problem and not the type Weight Watchers® can fix. Many BEVs are as much as 33% heavier than their internal combustion engine vehicle (ICE) counterparts. The chair of the National Transportation Safety Board noted “The Ford F-150 Lightning is betwee
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Date:
10/31/2023
Our Vehicles are Gobbling up our Personal Data

Jason Lomberg, North American Editor, PSD

The IoT has the potential to fulfill the grand promise of the Internet – to unite the entire globe by uniting every electronic device, system, and appliance in one worldwide network. “The collective network of connected devices and the technology that facilitates communication between devices and the c
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Date:
10/01/2023
High-Voltage Capacitors for Next-Generation EVs

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Figure 1: The application of safety capacitors in an electric vehicle's onboard charging circuit

The automotive industry is currently undergoing one of the most significant changes it has seen. Whereas development within the sector has been more evolutionary for the past few decades, the transition from internal combustion engine (ICE) to hybrid and battery electric vehicles (EVs) is far more revolutionary. Be
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Date:
10/01/2023
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