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2013-12-19
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As some features quiet children, others interfere with driver concentration on the road ahead, studies by AAA and MIT find. Toyota is testing transfer of tasks to passengers to relieve the driver of cognitive overload.
2013-12-19
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A new U.S. GAO report on the current state of V2V communications highlights the remaining obstacles to implementation.
2013-12-18
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Highly publicized hacking attacks have prompted design teams throughout the supply chain to beef up their security efforts. Chipmakers are playing a key role in this effort, adding encryption capabilities to CPUs used throughout the vehicle.
2013-12-12
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Preventing outsiders from hacking into electronic systems is becoming a greater concern as wireless technologies become the norm for vehicles. Automakers are employing different techniques to reduce vulnerability, often by teaming up with partners that specialize in security.
2013-12-10
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The sports sedan has a redesigned front end to better manage crash energy and has a direct-injected version of the 2.0-L four-cylinder intercooled turbo.
2013-12-06
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Garmin International Inc.’s Gemini is a new-navigation core designed for the automotive OEM market.
2013-12-06
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According to SAE International's AS6496, a work-in-progress standard called "Fraudulent/Counterfeit Electronic Parts: Avoidance, Detection, Mitigation, and Disposition – Authorized/Franchised Distribution," there has been a significant and increasing volume of fraudulent/counterfeit electronic parts entering the supply chain.
2013-12-06
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Two unnamed vehicle platforms for the European market are the first-time applications of TRW's latest lane keeping assist (LKA) technology, the company announced Dec. 3. What distinguishes the new technology from the former one is introduction of closed-loop control. 
2013-11-25
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Panasonic Corp.'s high-precision, wide field of view (FOV) millimeter-wave technologies are able to separately detect cars, pedestrians, and bicycles in less than 0.1 s on the condition that they are separated by 20 cm (0.7 ft).
2013-11-13
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A forum at the 2013 SEMA Show discussed three approaches to ensure performance parts compliance with federal safety standard No. 126. Panelists also explained how simulation data, and kinematics and compliance measurements, can improve performance parts design.
2013-11-12
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MESSRING offers the new M=BUS in-dummy data acquisition system for the WorldSID (Worldwide Harmonized Side Impact Dummy) 5th Small Female Dummy.
2013-11-04
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The system, called MatrixBeam, runs permanently on high beam with subtleties that include the ability to dim down for multiple “targets,” providing long-range high beam illumination that can straddle both an approaching vehicle and one traveling ahead, without dazzling the occupants of either.
2013-10-18
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Human Vision Component (HVC) from Omron Corp. is a new image sensing component that can be embedded in a variety of devices and equipment.
2013-10-15
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Encased in hermetically sealed ceramic packages, AVX Corp.’s THH Series offers a broad range of capacitance values and the highest rated temperature range of any surface-mount device (SMD) tantalum capacitor series available on the market, claims the company.
2013-10-15
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RACam from Delphi Automotive is an integrated radar and camera system that incorporates radar sensing, vision sensing, and data fusion into a single, sophisticated module to enable a full range of active safety functionalities.
2013-10-10
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Ford is helping to make its vision of driverless parallel parking and pedestrian avoidance realities. The automaker demonstrated the two technologies to journalists earlier this week at its proving grounds in Lommel, Belgium.
2013-10-04
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NH Research Inc. offers a 40-V model as a part of its 9200 family of high-power battery charge/discharge test systems.
2013-10-01
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The company's driver-assistance programs range from safer passage through road works and trailer reversing, to bundling emergency assist, advanced lane assist, and partial vehicle piloting systems to help control the outcome of a medical emergency and the effect of driver fatigue.
2013-09-30
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Vehicle-to-pedestrian accident prevention gets a research-assist from smartphones as Honda engineers study the practicality of using advanced technology to reduce the risk of collision.
2013-09-19
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Autoliv’s adaptable seatbelt features improved safety for all occupants, especially children.
2013-09-11
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At the Frankfurt IAA International Motor Show on Sept. 10, Continental and IBM announced an agreement to collaborate on fully connected mobile vehicle solutions for car manufacturers around the world.
2013-08-30
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TRW Automotive’s new anchor seatbelt pretensioner in a rotary configuration features a lightweight design and compact packaging for easy integration in vehicle interiors.
2013-08-15
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“With the wave of a hand” may move from magicians’ banter to car salesman’s description within a few years. Many automakers and suppliers are racing to devise gesture recognition that lets drivers manage complex functions without being distracted.
2013-08-15
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Radar is expected to expand beyond its current role as a forward-looking sensor on luxury vehicles to a mainstream offering that also scans sides and possibly the rear of the vehicle. Freescale Semiconductor is hoping to cash in on this potential growth market with a specialized chipset that it says will lower pricing, simplify the design cycle, and save as much as 40% in board space.
2013-08-06
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DOE-funded research effort aims to develop more affordable, high-strength lightweight steels. The Colorado School of Mines and the Los Alamos National Laboratory research team will pursue the quenching and partitioning (Q&P) processing method to achieve the desired material capabilities.
2013-07-15
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A safe, reliable, and easy-to-use charging infrastructure is key to further market acceptance of plug-in vehicles. With that in mind, SAE International is seeking participation from OEMs and electric-vehicle-supply-equipment (EVSE) manufacturers in a project to develop consensus-based industry standards and test procedures addressing EVSE-vehicle interoperability.
2013-07-15
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Seiko Instruments Inc.’s S-57A1/K1 series of Hall-effect sensor integrated circuits are suitable for demanding automotive applications that require high performance, reliability, accuracy, and magnetic sensitivity.
2013-07-12
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SAE International offers a scholarly journal that focuses on accident prevention and occupant protection—specifically accident reconstruction, injury investigation, intra-vehicle safety mechanisms, and mitigation related to human travel.
2013-07-03
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Talksum’s high-speed V2V and V2I DSRC data processing, management, and analytics solution for connected vehicles is designed to accelerate real-time decisions.
2013-07-03
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Freescale Semiconductor’s Qorivva MPC577xK microcontroller (MCU) and MRD2001 77 GHz radar transceiver chipset provide the embedded technology necessary for affordable radar-based advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) solutions with fewer components, helping increase adoption in mainstream vehicles.
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